Mavericks Recall Larkin From Legends, Assign Mekel

The Dallas Mavericks have assigned Gal Mekel to the Texas Legends while recalling Shane Larkin. In four games with the Legends this season, Larkin has averaged 15.3 points, 8.3 assists, and 4.8 rebounds in 35.8 minutes. He has played in 42 games for the Mavericks and is averaging 2.9 points and 1.6 assists in 11.1 minutes per contest. Mekel has played in three Legends games and...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Larkin recalled from D-League after one-game stint

The Dallas Mavericks on Sunday re-called rookie Shane Larkin from the D-League’s Texas Legends. The Legends home in Frisco enabled Larkin to play one game — scoring nine points and dishing seven assists in 33 minutes Saturday against Rio Grand Valley — sleep in his own bed and return to Mavericks practice Sunday. Devin Harris’ return has drastically cut into Larkin’s...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs' Larkin goes to D-League, likely for 1 game

The Dallas Mavericks are sending first-round pick Shane Larkin to the NBA Development League for what is likely to be a one-game stint. The rookie point guard's playing time has dropped significantly since veteran Devin Harris made his debut seven games ago after offseason toe surgery. Larkin hasn't played in two of the past four games and got just 11 minutes combined in...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Larkin scores career-high 18, Mavs edge Suns

Rookie Shane Larkin, son of baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin, scored a career-high 18 points, including two free throws with 11.1 seconds to play, and the Dallas Mavericks held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 110-107 on Friday night. The Suns had a last chance to tie it when Vince Carter turned it over trying to inbound the ball after a basket by Phoenix with 6.7 seconds left. But...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

How Mavericks rookie Shane Larkin went from benched to hero

Anybody who saw the Mavericks’ momentum-shifting, hope-inducing 103-99 win over Golden State on Wednesday no doubt recognized Shane Larkin’s speedball court-length drive in less than 3.9 seconds as a pivotal moment in the game. He would have had to slow down to be a blur. That play, more than any other, is why the Mavericks are growing quietly intrigued about the rookie guard’s...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavericks’ rookie Shane Larkin waiting for Debut

Dallas Mavericks’ rookie Shane Larkin has been waiting patiently to make his NBA debut after having his right ankle surgically repaired in July. Larkin had been making a big step forward as he returned to practice on Monday with no limitations. “I felt good out there,” Larkin said. “I don’t have my quickness out there yet, but that will come in the next couple days or so...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookie Larkin wants to pay dividends for Mavs

DALLAS Shane Larkin believes he has a debt to pay to the Dallas Mavericks. Mavs coach Rick Carlisle "told me himself that he had a big part in them drafting me,'' says the rookie, selected No. 18 out of the University of Miami. "He thought I was the best point guard in the draft and that's why he took me. That's why they brought me here. And now, it'...
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October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavs rookie should be healed by camp

Shane Larkin wowed scouts at the NBA combine with his sensational athleticism. The 5’11 guard hoisted the highest max vertical of 44 inches since 2001, when Kenny Gregory leaped 45.5 inches. Larkin broke his ankle during practice and missed vital Summer League action. On the bright side for Dallas fans, their first-round pick is ready to go for training camp. Hearing our friend...
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September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Tweet of the Day: Dallas Mavericks first round pick Shane Larkin out 2-3 months

The Dallas Mavericks drafted a gem in Miami Hurricanes star Shane Larkin. Larkin tore up the floor for Miami during their 2012-13 run and positioned himself as a an absolute star-in-the making during the NCAA tournament. Please click here to read this story The post Tweet of the Day: Dallas Mavericks first round pick Shane Larkin out 2-3 months appeared first on Players View.
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavs' top pick Larkin breaks ankle in practice

Mavericks rookie guard Shane Larkin has a broken ankle and will likely be sidelined until training camp. Larkin confirmed reports of the injury on Twitter. The former Miami point guard, who was the 18th pick in last month's draft, sustained the injury Friday in the last practice before the team flew to Las Vegas for summer league games. ''Yes it is true,'' Larkin...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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