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Dallas Mavericks to Sign P.J. Dozier of South Carolina

The Dallas Mavericks added to their training camp on Thursday as they are lining up to sign undrafted guard P.J. Dozier to a partially guaranteed deal. Armed with another two-way roster spot and a final regular season roster spot, the Dallas Mavericks look to have some competition take place this coming fall in training camp. […] Dallas Mavericks to Sign P.J. Dozier of South Carolina...
Via The Smoking Cuban
12 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks Adopting New Style of Management

The Mavericks have traditionally been a team only interested in free agency and trades, but they have begun to show interest in developing their team the old fashioned way. For two decades, the Dallas Mavericks have developed a reputation for being one of the NBA’s most aggressive franchises when it comes to pursuing high-priced free […] Dallas Mavericks Adopting New Style of...
Via The Smoking Cuban
1 day ago

Dallas Mavericks: An Open Letter to Nerlens Noel

It has been almost a month since free agency began and still no word on whether or not the Dallas Mavericks and Nerlens Noel are making progress on a deal. So it’s time the fan base talks to him. Dear Mr. Noel, I hate to start this letter so formal and unfamiliar, but at this […] Dallas Mavericks: An Open Letter to Nerlens Noel - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas...
Via The Smoking Cuban
1 day ago

LeBron James reportedly will not waive no-trade clause

LeBron James is not going anywhere during the 2017-2018 NBA season.James is so committed to the Cleveland Cavaliers that he will not waive his no-trade clause, according to ESPN’s Chris Haynes.James, along with Carmelo Anthony and Dirk Nowitzki, is among a select few players in the NBA who have no-trade clauses.You might be wondering why this is actually a relevant story considering...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Harrison Barnes is the 44th best player in the NBA

Throughout the offseason, we’ll be counting down the Top 50 players in the NBA from 50 to 1. Who will just miss the cut? Which names do you expect to see? Regardless, you’ll be able to find them all right here.Why He’s Great: We shouldn’t be at all surprised that Harrison Barnes spent the second-highest percentage of his total possessions in the league isolating, nor should...
Via The Sports Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent: Nerlens Noel ‘very disappointed’ with Mavs negotiations

Nerlens Noel isn’t pleased that his situation still has yet to be resolved nearly three weeks into free agency.Noel’s agent Happy Walters voiced his client’s displeasure on Tuesday.“We’re very disappointed with where things stand,” said Walters, per Eddie Sefko of SportsDay. “Nerlens loves Dallas and spent June there working out, but we’re still waiting on a serious...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s the most amazing missed dunk of the NBA Summer League

If we do a post on a missed dunk, you know it must be an incredible missed dunk.And that was certainly the case on Thursday night in the NBA Summer League, when the Dallas Mavericks’ Dennis Smith Jr.  — the ninth overall pick in last month’s NBA Draft — showed off ridiculous hops to nearly throw down one of the best dunks you will ever see.Yes, he missed it, but who cares...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Analysis: Dirk Nowitzki left $194 million on the table during NBA career

Dallas Mavericks icon Dirk Nowitzki will play a 20th NBA season after agreeing to a team-friendly two-year, $10 million deal last week. Suffice to say, the contract is well below Nowitzki’s market value, even if the 39-year-old’s impact has diminished in the twilight of his career, although he does remain a solid and productive player. However, the notion that Nowitzki didn...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Silver critical of Mark Cuban for pro-tanking comments

Mark Cuban is never afraid to speak out for his opinion, but it was still a little surprising when Cuban blatantly admitted the Mavericks tanked for part of this season. “Once we were eliminated from the playoffs, we did everything we could to lose games,” Cuban said. It’s a sound strategy, of course — look at the 76ers and Lakers and how they got to the prime position...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Yogi Ferrell scores 23 as Dallas moves to 3-0 in NBA Summer League

Former Indiana point guard Yogi Ferrell, who spent his rookie NBA season with Brooklyn and Dallas, is putting together a strong summer with the Mavericks in the Summer League. The 6-foot Ferrell, who recently had his contract fully guaranteed for ...
Via Inside the Hall
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Suns’ Josh Jackson got embarrassingly rejected by the rim

There’s plenty of hype about Phoenix Suns’ forward Josh Jackson, who was chosen fourth overall in this year’s draft after an impressive college season at Kansas. However, Jackson didn’t have great luck on one particular dunk attempt against the Dallas Mavericks in NBA Summer League action Sunday, getting rejected by the rim: And this isn’t even Jackson’s most embarrassing...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban jokes about kidnapping Adam Silver to move to Eastern Conference

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban knows that in the Western Conference, his team is probably in for a tough few years. The Eastern Conference would offer a much clearer path to success and he knows just how to get there. Speaking on ESPN, Cuban joked that he intends to kidnap NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, with a move to the Eastern Conference being the ransom. One can only wonder...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dirk Nowitzki, Mavs finalizing two-year, $10 million deal

It looks like Dirk Nowitizki will get his wish and play in a 20th NBA season. Even better? He’ll do it with the Dallas Mavericks. ESPN’s Tim McMahon reported via Twitter Thursday that the Mavs and Nowitzki are putting the finishing touches on a two-year, $10 million deal. As McMahon’s tweet notes, the second year of the deal is a team option for the 2018-19 NBA season. The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban wants to 'emulate' Jerry Jones

As Jerry Jones prepares to take the stage in Canton later this summer as a newly inducted member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he has an admirer in Mark Cuban.Cuban hasn’t always had nice things to say about the NFL, but he spoke in glowing terms about his fellow Texan owner.“Hopefully I emulate all this,” Cuban said, per SportsDay. “Jerry had two goals: One, to be successful...
Via Sportsnaut
June 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Re-signing Nerlens Noel is Mavericks' top priority

The Dallas Mavericks will have money to spend in free agency. That number will increase should Dirk Nowitzki decide to opt out of his contract and re-sign for less.Though, it’s becoming readily apparent that the Mavericks’ top priority is to build and cultivate a young core surrounding big-money free agent signing Harrison Barnes.According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, re-signing young...
Via Sportsnaut
June 24, 2017  |  Discuss

2017 NBA Draft: Dallas Mavericks Select Dennis Smith Jr.

With the ninth pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Dallas Mavericks select Dennis Smith Jr., PG, NC State   Player: Dennis Smith Jr. is perhaps the quintessential boom-or-bust prospect in the NBA Draft this year. A hyper-athletic point guard, Smith can explode to the rim like few others and finish even among traffic. He can stroke the ball as well, scoring from all three levels. Defensively...
Via The Lottery Mafia
June 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Seth Curry claims he’s a better shooter than brother Stephen

Seth Curry isn’t lacking in confidence after having a career year with the Dallas Mavericks last season.The younger brother of Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry made an appearance on Fox Sports 1’s “Undisputed” on Tuesday, and was asked if he thinks he’s a better shooter than his All-Star older brother. His response? “I think so.” The younger Curry had...
Via The Sports Daily
May 23, 2017  |  Discuss
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