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Mark Cuban to new shooting guard John Jenkins: 'Just make buckets'

There's no confusion as to what Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wants from newly-signed shooting guard John Jenkins. Jenkins, who has played the first three years of his career with the Atlanta Hawks, is a career 37.5 percent three-point shooter.Here's what Cuban told Jenkins after signing him, via the Dallas Morning News:  Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is apparently keeping...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks sign pair of free agents in Jenkins, Famous

DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks have signed free-agent guard John Jenkins and forward Jarrid Famous. Jenkins was a first-round pick by Atlanta in 2012 and played three seasons with the Hawks, averaging 5.6 points and shooting 45 percent in 14 minutes per game. He played in 98 games with three starts. The 6-foot-11 Famous started five games for Washington's summer league team...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks sign John Jenkins

The Dallas Mavericks have signed swingman John Jenkins, according to the team's official website. Jenkins, 24, played for the Atlanta Hawks for three injury-plagued seasons, struggling to stay on the floor. Here's more on Jenkins from Bobby Karalla of  The guard missed a chunk of the 2013-14 season after suffering a leg injury, but bounced back nicely last season. During...
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Mavericks Agree to Three-Year Contract with John Jenkins

The Dallas Mavericks have had a roller coaster offseason, especially after losing DeAndre Jordan to the Los Angeles Clippers after he had verbally committed to joining the Mavericks. They were able to sign Wes Matthews, and have now agreed to a deal with shooting guard John Jenkins. According to a report from Shams Charania of, the Mavericks and Jenkins agreed to a three...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

John Jenkins Agrees Upon Three-Year Deal With Mavericks

Free agent shooting guard John Jenkins has agreed to a three-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources told RealGM. In Jenkins, the Mavericks will have a high-upside signing, an active wing defender and shooter. According to Synergy Sports, Jenkins made 44 percent of his spot ups and 52 percent of his off-screen field goal attempts last season Jenkins, 24, was the 23rd...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: The streak is over, and that’s fine

The Atlanta Hawks’ loss in New Orleans Monday night ended two improbable streaks: 12 straight road wins and 19 straight wins overall, both franchise records. The latter streak included a perfect 17-0 record in January and impressive wins over teams currently in the playoff picture in Cleveland, Los Angeles, Memphis, Washington, Toronto, Chicago and Portland (twice). Atlanta improved...
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks' Jenkins out for season following back surgery

Hawks guard John Jenkins' sophomore season barely got off the ground, if at all, before he was sidelined with a lower back injury after just 13 games. On Monday, a team announcement officially concluded the campaign: Jenkins underwent successful surgery on his lower back Monday morning and will miss the remainder of the season for rehabilitation and rest. The procedure was performed...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' John Jenkins to rest and receive therapy

The Atlanta Hawks lost to the Orlando Magic on Sunday by the score of 109-102 to drop them to 17-14 on the season, a distant second in the Southeast Division to the Miami Heat. Once again, they played without backup shooting guard John Jenkins who has been out with nerve pain in his leg.As reported by Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the current plan for Jenkins...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

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