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Reviewing Dwight Powell's first season in Dallas

Dwight Powell was acquired by the Dallas Mavericks as a spare part in the now infamous Rajon Rondo Trade. Nobody expected much from the second-round draft pick, and Powell mostly lived up to those expectations.Here's Mavs.com's Bobby Karalla with a look back at an uneventful year one, but why Powell's sophomore season could be a rousing success:"The first-year player was assigned...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: The NBA Playoffs Best Losers

  (Source: Tom Pennington/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The Dallas Mavericks found themselves as a relatively strong 7th seed in the Western Conference, finishing with a respectable 50 wins in the powerful Western Conference. Coming into their series against the 2nd seed Houston Rockets, finishing a mere 6 games behind them in the...
Via HoopStuff
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Was Rondo worth it?

I’m sure most NBA fans were in awe when they heard about Rondo going to the Mavericks. A former champion point-guard who is young, talented, and motivational sounds wonderful. But did he really give any returns to the Dallas Mavericks this season? I mean after he joined, the Mavericks suffered much more losses, became filled with drama, and declined altogether. In the end, look...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons Takes Recruiting Role On Mavs

Chandler Parsons is in the process of becoming a bigger voice for the Dallas Mavericks and will attempt to recruit free agents. “Shifting into GM mode,” Parsons said. “I think it’s kind of like a known thing that I’d like to do that. I have a lot of good relationships with a lot of guys. Obviously now with the season just ended, I haven’t talked with them about who or...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Dallas stick with Aminu?

Al-Farouq Aminu is a free agent coming off the type of season all free agents want to have. He exceeded his current pay grade, turning into a solid energy player off the bench who can crash the glass, defend multiple positions and make timely cuts to the rim.He's not a star, despite entering the league as a high lottery pick, but Aminu is useful, and some team may be willing to pay...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Devin Harris be Mavs' starting point guard in 2016?

Devin Harris is just one of three Mavericks guaranteed on the team's cap sheet for next season (the other two are Dirk Nowitzki and Chandler Parsons), and depending on what moves Dallas' front office makes this summer, he may find himself as the team's starting point guard. Here's what Harris had to say during his exit interview, courtesy of the SB Nation blog Mavs Moneyball:"However...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki’s best highlights from 2014-15 season

Although the Dallas Mavericks lost in the first round of the playoffs to the Houston Rockets, Dallas star Dirk Nowitzki had a pretty amazing season. Dirk played in his seventeenth season in the association with the Mavericks and made his way up the career points list after passing Dan Issel and Elvin Hayes for ninth place overall. To take a look back at Dirk’s incredible season...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Dallas Mavericks have a shaky short-term future

After getting bounced from the first round of the NBA Playoffs by the in-state rival Houston Rockets, four games to one, the Dallas Mavericks face...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rondo did not receive playoff share from Mavericks

There is little question that the Rajon Rondo trade was a failure for the Dallas Mavericks, and the latest report confirms how bad things got between the point guard and the team. Dallas Morning News Mavericks reporter Eddie Sefko says Rondo did not receive a playoff share from the team. Teams that made the playoffs...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nowitzki on aquisition of Rondo by Mavs: We had to do it

The Dallas Mavericks were eliminated from the postseason on Tuesday night, losing its opening round series to the Houston Rockets in five games. One of the most damning stories that helps explain the Mavericks’ incredibly short run in the postseason is how the mid-season acquisition of Rajon Rondo didn’t turn out as expected. Not even...Read More The post Dirk Nowitzki on acquisition...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban and the inevitable playoff peril of the Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks made a good showing last night but, a series loss is likely inevitable. When it happens, it will all be Mark Cuban's fault. The post A Gambling Man: Mark Cuban And The Inevitable Playoff Peril Of The Mavericks appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle tapes mouth shut when asked about officiating (Video)

Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle taped his mouth shut during his postgame press conference when asked about the officiating in Sunday's Game 4 against Houston.The Mavs beat the Rockets 121-109 to avoid a four-game sweep, but the game was extremely physical, with a total of 52 fouls and 5 technicals. Carlisle had just been fined $25,000 for criticizing the referees following...
Via Holdout Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle tapes mouth shut during press conference to avoid being fined (VIDEO)

Rick Carlisle is tired of getting fined, so he employed a new strategy to prevent that from happening again after Sunday night’s 121-109 win over the Rockets. Carlisle was fined $25,000 for ripping the officials after the team’s loss in Game 3, so he brought a prop to his postgame press conference on Sunday. When reporters asked the Mavericks head coach about the officiating...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Rout Rockets and earn first win

The Dallas Mavericks were facing elimination coming into Game 4 on Sunday, but that didn’t stop them from the win and avoiding the sweep. The Mavericks played at home in Game 3 against the Rockets and, though they put up a good fight, let a win slip right through their fingers. This time around, the Mavericks cleaned up their acts. The Mavs found better shots Since the beginning...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Sell Socks with Picture of Mark Cuban Standing at a Urinal

After the Dallas Mavericks’ NBA title in 2011, owner Mark Cuban infamously hung on to the Larry O’Brien Trophy while making a trip to the men’s urinal after the game. We can now all relive that precious moment by wearing these really awkward-looking socks. Is the term “rock-em” at the bottom of the socks really the right wording, though? New at Mavs games: @RockEmApparel...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs selling socks with image of Mark Cuban using a urinal

After the Dallas Mavericks pulled off a bit of a shocker by upsetting LeBron James and the Miami Heat in the 2011 NBA Finals, Mark Cuban took the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy on something of a magical mystery tour, bringing along the iconic trophy everywhere he went, even to places where perhaps it should never...Read More The post Mavericks selling socks featuring Mark Cuban...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Naughty by Nature performs at halftime of Mavericks game (Video)

On April 15, the Dallas Mavericks invited hip hop group Naughty By Nature to perform at halftime of their regular season finale, which was also Fan Appreciation Night. The Mavs Dancers joined them for their classic hits "O.P.P." and "Hip Hop Hooray". [DallasMavericks] This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
Via Holdout Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons Reportedly out for the Remainder of Mavericks-Rockets Series

Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons will reportedly miss the remainder of the team’s first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets after suffering a knee injury late in the regular season. Parsons—a former Rocket—played 37 minutes in the team’s series-opening loss on Saturday. He put up just 10 points on 5-of-15 shooting, and had to sit out Game 2. He missed...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondo reportedly done in Dallas if Carlisle returns as coach

In a development that hardly could be considered shocking in light of everything that has transpired since his trade to the Dallas Mavericks, Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reports that if Rick Carlisle returns as coach of the team, Rajon Rondo is as good as gone and won’t be on the roster next season. Wojnarowski, who...Read More The post Rajon Rondo reportedly done in Dallas...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Point Guard Application for the Dallas Mavericks

Something occurred to me midway through the fourth quarter of last night’s Mavericks-Rockets game, right around one of Raymond Felton’s missed layups. The Dallas Mavericks are dangerously undermanned at point guard; so much so that when I say I realized this on a Raymond Felton missed layup you actually have to ask which one. The Dallas Mavericks are also a billion-dollar franchise...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban attempts to solve NBA’s tanking problem

If there’s a debate on anything from bottled water to the quality of play in college basketball, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has an opinion on it. Taking on the perceived tanking problem around the NBA, Cuban shared a rather interesting idea on how to solve it. Cuban’s plan could potentially make sense. This is how it would work. Turn the NBA draft into a recruiting...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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