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Dallas Mavericks player profile: John Jenkins

Opportunity is everything. You give a guy the chance in the arena, on the field, or on the court and one of two things will happen; he either will take advantage, or he will not. Four year player John Jenkins knows all too well about the uphill battles of proving himself to a team. He played three years in Atlanta for the Hawks; however, his calls off the bench were limited in garbage...
October 20, 2015  |  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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July 24, 2015  |  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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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 20, 2015  |  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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July 20, 2015  |  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 Decline John Jenkins' Fourth-Year Rookie Option

The Atlanta Hawks have decided to allow John Jenkins to become an unrestricted free agent next offseason, declining his fourth-year rookie option, league sources told RealGM.Jenkins, Atlanta’s 23rd overall draft pick in 2012, has averaged 5.6 points and 1.6 rebounds in two seasons with the franchise. After contributing as a reserve in his rookie year, Jenkins missed most of last...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

John Jenkins, Hawks hold off Pelicans

ATLANTA (AP) -- John Jenkins scored 13 points, making a 3-pointer with less than 2 minutes remaining to help stop New Orleans' comeback, and Atlanta beat the Pelicans 93-87 on Monday night in the Hawks' preseason opener. Ryan Anderson had 14 points for the Pelicans, who trailed 78-63 after three periods before trimming the deficit to 86-83. Jrue Holiday had 13 points and Eric Gordon...
Via Associated Press
October 06, 2014  |  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...
Via Fox Sports South
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks Recall Jared Cunningham From Bakersfield, Assign John Jenkins

The Atlanta Hawks have recalled guard Jared Cunningham from the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League and assigned guard John Jenkins to Bakersfield. Cunningham appeared in five games for the Jam, all starts, and averaged 15.0 points, 4.6 assists and 4.6 rebounds in 34.4 minutes. Cunningham has appeared in one game for the Hawks this season, logging four minutes at Denver...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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