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The 90% Club First Month Rankings

       A month into the season, it’s time to check in on the 90% Club Rankings and which teams have a chance to win the NBA Title.  It shouldn’t surprise anyone that the Dallas Mavericks are nowhere close to a spot on these rankings but we’re tracking them all the same1.  The 90% Club Rankings are based off a statistic that:   90% of the last twenty NBA Champions were...
Via Mavs Fanatic
4 hours ago

Rick Carlisle gives an update on Dirk Nowitzki to 103.3 FM ESPN

Yesterday Mavs head coach Rick Carlisle spoke with Steve Dennis and Tim Cowlishaw on DAC on 103.3 FM ESPN regarding the latest timetable for the return of Dirk Nowitzki, as well as his most recent discussions with owner Mark Cuban and the team’s strategy both now and going forward. Click to listen to the full audio below, with some transcribed highlights to follow. On his team’s...
Via Mavs.com
8 hours ago

Mavericks Head Back Home To Face Bulls

The Dallas Mavericks are once again on a losing streak and once again without Dirk Nowitzki. Can they find a way to rebound against a tough Chicago Bulls team? The Mavericks are pretty desperate for a win these days. As an avid Mavs fan for the last 15-20 years, it is tough for me to […] Mavericks Head Back Home To Face Bulls - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks...
Via The Smoking Cuban
9 hours ago

The Post Up: Episode 4

The Post Up Subscribe to The Post Up podcast on iTunes and Google Play! iTunes Google Play Post up with Matt Mosley and Bobby “The BK Brawler” Karalla as they dry humor and stat nerd you to oblivion with all the Mavs news you never knew you needed! Episode four features Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson. http://www.mavs.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12...
Via Mavs.com
1 day ago

Photos: Dallas Mavericks vs San Antonio Spurs

Via Mavs Fanatic
2 days ago

Deron Williams Considers an MMA Career 'Realistic' After He Retires From the NBA

Deron Williams is in the twilight of his NBA career. The 32-year-old point guard is on a one-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks, where he's currently averaging a career low in minutes. Also, he's been notoriously injury-prone throughout his career, so it's not hard to imagine that he'll be hanging 'em up fairly soon. However, Williams has some big plans after the NBA—he...
Via Stack
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: 3 Questions For Buzz City Trip

The Dallas Mavericks make a quick turnaround on Thursday as they head East for a quick trip to Charlotte before coming back home for the weekend. The Mavericks head to Charlotte on a second night of a back-to-back after losing a heartbreaker at home to the Spurs on Wednesday. While sitting at a 3-14 record, […] Dallas Mavericks: 3 Questions For Buzz City Trip - The Smoking Cuban...
Via The Smoking Cuban
2 days ago

Cuban criticizes officiating in Clippers-Nets game

DALLAS (AP) Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is again expressing frustration with NBA officials, although this time his criticism has nothing to do with his own team. Prior to the Mavericks' game Wednesday night against San Antonio, Cuban complained about missed traveling and double-dribble calls in the first 15 seconds of the Clippers-Nets game Tuesday night - Brooklyn's Bojan...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Dallas Mavericks Dancers Calendar Release Party at Stirr

Via Mavs Fanatic
3 days ago

Dirk Nowitzki out at least 2 more games with Achilles issue

DALLAS (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki will be out at least two more games with a right Achilles tendon injury that has contributed to the Dallas Mavericks superstar missing 11 of the first 16 games this season.The 38-year-old Nowitzki returned from an eight-game absence because of the injury and played against the Los Angeles Clippers and Cleveland last week before sitting again at home against...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle offers great perspective for 2-11 Mavericks

The 2016-17 season has been tough so far for the Dallas Mavericks, and that’s putting it lightly. Dallas is currently 2-11 and on a six-game losing streak. The Mavs are dead last in the Southwest Division, and they’re also the worst team in the NBA’s Western Conference. To add insult to injury, though, it’s not just the West that Dallas is looking up at. With only two wins...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs Finally Reach The Season Where It Stopped Working

When losing J.J. Barea to injury is a massive problem, you're in it up to your neck. The Dallas Mavericks will be without their mosquito-like guard for at least another month after he tore a calf muscle against the Celtics last week. Most NBA fan bases are quietly pleased when J.J. Barea goes away, but the Mavs need him: Deron Williams has a bum calf too, Devin Harris has yet to...
Via RealGM - NBA
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fall Of Wesley Matthews

In a game against the Dallas Mavericks on March 5, 2015, Wesley Matthews of the Portland Trail Blazers slipped after receiving a pass and tore his left achilles. Less than two months earlier, he became the Blazers' all-time leader in three-pointers made. However, the once nicknamed "Iron Man" and fan favorite would miss the remainder of the season. An achilles tear is known to...
Via The Sports Quotient
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kristaps Porzingis effortlessly blocks shot without jumping

New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis often does things that few other NBA players can pull off, and that was the case in Monday night’s game against the Mavericks. Mavericks guard Justin Anderson attempted to drive on him, and that was a really bad idea. He did manage to get close to the hoop, but the shot he put up was swatted away by Porzingis, who didn’t even need to...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks, ESPN appear to have resolved credentials issue

The Mavericks recently caused a stir when they revoked media credentials for two ESPN reporters. The issue now appears to be resolved. News emerged last week that ESPN writers Marc Stein and Tim MacMahon were no longer allowed to cover Mavericks home games for ESPN. Earlier in the week, the two made a joint statement on the matter. Here it is in its entirety courtesy of ESPN. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Steph Curry Hits a 3 in His Brother's Face, Seth Returns the Favor By Breaking Steph's Ankles

The Brothers Curry went head-to-head last night as the Golden State Warriors took on the Dallas Mavericks in Oakland, with Seth and Steph starting at point guard for their respective teams. While the two didn't spend too much time guarding each other, unfortunately, the game wasn't without a few instances of Curry-on-Curry crime. RELATED: A Day in the Life of Seth Curry As...
Via Stack
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Bogut: “This league is so two-faced and everybody is so fake.”

The Golden State Warriors hangover has been one of the most interesting sports stories this past summer. From having Kevin Durant leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to the team letting multiple valuable players go in the process, the way they have reacted to their defeat at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers may end up shaping the league for years to come. One of the key players...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrison Barnes: Departure from Warriors was ‘difficult’

Harrison Barnes was unceremoniously shoved out the door by the Golden State Warriors, and he admits that, while not surprising, it was difficult. Barnes, who is set to return to Golden State as a member of the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night, said that he knew the writing was on the wall once the Warriors lost the NBA Finals. “There were a lot of emotions after a Game 7 loss...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrison Barnes' biggest fan is way TOO hyped for his return to the Bay Area

Harrison Barnes is bringing his talents back to the Bay Area as the Dallas Mavericks hit the road to face the Golden State Warriors. Bonta Hill is hyped for the return of Black Falcon to Oakland, and he hit the streets to gauge the interest from Warriors fans and Bay Area residents.
Via Yardbarker Video
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks revoke media credentials for ESPN reporters

The Dallas Mavericks created a stir on social media Sunday night when it was reported that the team revoked the season credentials of two ESPN writers. Both Art Garcia and SB Nation’s Tim Cato reported that Mavs owner Mark Cuban pulled the season credentials from ESPN’s Marc Stein and Tim MacMahon. Garcia says that neither writer is allowed inside American Airlines Center. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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