MAVERICKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chandler Parsons makes splash for cancer awareness while on European vacation

Chandler Parsons is off in Europe vacationing around Greece and Italy. But the Mavericks small forward took a quick break to film a video or Instagram to raise awareness for children fighting cancer.Click here to view the post on your mobile app.Parsons recently opted out of the final year of his contract with the Mavericks and will become a free agent on July 1. With Dallas' free...
Via SportsDay
11 hours ago

Is the Kevin Durant Situation Helping the Dallas Mavericks?

With teams lining up to meet with Kevin Durant, could it benefit teams like the Dallas Mavericks? These are new times in the NBA with the new raised salary cap, and nearly every team has enough cap to sign a max contract player. This offseason, the ability to pay a big name free agent will […] Is the Kevin Durant Situation Helping the Dallas Mavericks? - The Smoking Cuban - The...
Via The Smoking Cuban
18 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: A Few Summer League Names

The Dallas Mavericks have invited Perry Ellis and Kyle Collinsworth to join the Summer League team after going undrafted this year. The Dallas Mavericks have announced a few undrafted players that will be joining them this year for the summer league. Although they were not able to be drafted, that does not mean they are […] Dallas Mavericks: A Few Summer League Names - The Smoking...
Via The Smoking Cuban
1 day ago

Mavs free agency central: Who are Dallas' top targets and what are the chances they get them?

As free agency is set to kick off Thursday evening at 11 p.m., the Mavs are finalizing their plans to build a team capable of competing in the Western Conference.SportsDay Mavs insider Eddie Sefko put together a list of the top players that the Mavs are targeting in free agency this summer. Possible targets Future Mavericks? Find out which free agents Dallas could target Top 20 NBA...
Via SportsDay
1 day ago

Dallas Has “Emerged as Serious Suitor” for Hassan Whiteside

With Hassan Whiteside set to hit free agency in Miami, could the young big man find a new home in Dallas, Texas? Rumors have circled over the past week around teams being interested in the big man’s services come July 1st with the Dallas Mavericks being in hot pursuit. With Chandler Parsons, Deron Williams, and […] Dallas Has “Emerged as Serious Suitor” for Hassan Whiteside...
Via The Smoking Cuban
1 day ago

Justin Anderson can't stop talking, and that's why the Mavericks love him

Although the Mavericks didn't have a first round pick in Thursday's draft, there's high hopes surrounding last year's selection Justin Anderson. This is why Dallas is learning to love him. "He still talks too much." Wesley Matthews chuckled while describing Justin Anderson, but his timing couldn't have been better. "Hurry up, man," Anderson called out from across the gym just seconds...
Via Mavs Moneyball
2 days ago

Signs Pointing to An End of the Chandler Parsons’ Era in Dallas?

  On Tuesday, Jeff “Skin” Wade of 105.3 The Fan tweeted that the Dallas Mavericks have decided they will not offer forward Chandler Parsons the max contract that he is seeking this offseason.   After opting out of the final year of the three-year, $46 million deal he signed with Dallas in 2014, Parsons’ future with the Mavs seems be completely up in the air. Of course, it’s...
Via Mavs Fanatic
2 days ago

Come hang out and talk about the 2016 Mavericks Draft

You know you wanna. Live results below. No. 46 pick for Dallas. Lots of intrigue in the actual draft after pick No. 2. It should be fun, so come hang out!
Via Mavs Moneyball
3 days ago

Report: Mavs to target Conley, Whiteside in free agency

Dallas Buyers Club is apparently more than just an Oscar-winning film. According to a report by Tim MacMahon of ESPN on Thursday, Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley and Heat center Hassan Whiteside have emerged as the Dallas Mavericks’ top-two targets in free agency this offseason. The Mavericks have fairly large voids at both positions, having trotted out the bizarro trio of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks Free Agency: Enter Hassan Whiteside

    You can just feel it. On the day of the 2016 NBA Draft, there are rumors swirling in regards to trade ups and trade downs, but also heavy discussion surrounding the beginning of Free Agency, which starts at 12:00 AM ET on July 1st.   Enter Hassan Whiteside.   This was reported by ESPN writer, Tim MacMahon:   Sources say the Mavs expect to be granted a meeting with center...
Via Mavs Fanatic
3 days ago

All-decade team of Mavericks draft snubs

Obviously, not every draft pick will work out, but Dallas could have changed the franchise if they had selected differently these past few years. This post was originally published July 2015, but it's still applicable this year. The Mavericks' draft strategy that picks are assets and better off being turned into proven players isn't ridiculous -- not in its entirety. When the Mavericks...
Via Mavs Moneyball
3 days ago

Report: Dwight Howard opts out to become NBA free agent

Dwight Howard has reportedly thrown his name into the NBA free agency hat after declining his player option with the Houston Rockets, per Shams Charania of The Vertical. The Vertical Sources: Houston Rockets star Dwight Howard has declined his $23.2 million player option for 2016-'17, enters free agency. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 21, 2016 That’s a lot of money...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dirk Nowitzki opts out to become NBA free agent

As expected, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has reportedly opted out of his contract and is set to become an NBA free agent on July 1, per ESPN’s Marc Stein. ESPN sources say that Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki officially opted out of his contract today and will indeed become a free agent July 1 — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 21, 2016 There have been some rumors...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors will target Dirk Nowitzki

Dirk Nowitzki may not have any intention of leaving the Dallas Mavericks, but the Golden State Warriors have plans to pitch him anyway. The San Jose Mercury News’ Tim Kawakami reports that — big shocker here — the Warriors’ front office was highly motivated after Sunday’s Game 7 loss to the Cavaliers to do what they can to improve the team so they can win it all next season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Great Pat Riley story from 2006 NBA Finals revealed

Pat Riley is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in NBA history. This story certainly helps explain why. Riley won five championships as a head coach — his latest coming in 2006 as head coach of the Miami Heat. It was during that series that Riley’s Heat came back from down 2-0 against the Dallas Mavericks to win four straight and claim the title. ESPN’s True Hoop did...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cuban donates $1M to help protect Dallas LGBT community

The always philanthropy-minded Mark Cuban is now setting his sights on helping out his team’s local community by donating $1 million to the Dallas Police Department following the terrorist attack in Orlando over the weekend. According to Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, the Mavericks owner made the decision to donate this large chunk of change in response to the attack that killed...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban to donate $1 million for Dallas police to protect LGBT community

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will donate $1 million to the Dallas Police Department, which announced it will primarily use those funds to protect the LGBT community.Cuban's donation comes less than a week after a gunman killed 49 people inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday. Hours after the attack in Orlando, a man armed with guns and chemicals thought to be...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The age dilemma: Examining the Dallas Mavericks’ recent draft picks

In the past few years, the Dallas Mavericks have consistently ranked near the oldest based on average age. This season, they were ranked 31st out of 32 NBA teams with an average age of 29.7 years old. Of course, age is not necessarily correlated with team performance. Two of the title contenders this year, the San Antonio Spurs and the Cleveland Cavaliers, were ranked 32nd and 30th...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson gives the Cavaliers life after Game 3

The funeral was being planned, with the eulogy for the Cleveland Cavaliers brewing after the team showed up to Oracle Arena resembling the Washington Generals in the first two games of the NBA Finals. The memes were pouring in, and there were crying Jordan faces perched on every social media outlet that had something to do with the demise of the Cavs. Basketball experts and strangers...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki discusses future NBA plans

Dirk Nowitzki seems to have a few options going into this summer. The 37-year-old superstar can stick with the Dallas Mavericks, exercise a player option or, the worst-case scenario—retire. Nowitzki is up there in age so his hanging up the sneakers wouldn’t be a major shocker. This is especially the case considering the Mavericks look to have an uphill battle to contend in...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban ‘all for legalized gambling’ in the U.S.

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is always thinking outside the box, so his thoughts on legalized gambling in the United States are always worth paying attention to. Not surprisingly, Cuban is all-in on legalizing gambling in the United States, and he seems to hope it happens soon. “I’m not a fan of hypocrisy and I love the fact that [NBA commissioner Adam Silver]’s not either...
Via The Comeback
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban Trashes ESPN Around The Horn Panelist Tim Cowlishaw On Twitter

ESPN Around The Horn panelist Tim Cowlishaw and Dallas Mavericks’ billionaire owner Mark Cuban engaged in a fairly eventful Twitter war late Wednesday evening.  Cowlishaw, who also serves as a columnist for the Dallas Morning News, first took a playful jab at Cuban, who is reportedly very interested in being Hillary Clinton’s running mate.  Why Mark Cuban is the perfect...
Via College Spun
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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