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Dallas Mavericks To Sign Mountain West Star, Gian Clavell

The Dallas Mavericks reportedly come to terms with the leading scorer of the Mountain West in college basketball, Gian Clavell. As the fan base of the Dallas Mavericks continue to wait on a resolution to the Nerlens Noel situation, Dallas is busy making moves with the back-end of their roster. With a roster spot, a […] Dallas Mavericks To Sign Mountain West Star, Gian Clavell ...
Via The Smoking Cuban
2 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: There is No Backup Plan After Noel

As the Dallas Mavericks continue to let days pass without a deal in place for new center, Nerlens Noel, they should probably remember that it’s July 22nd and any feasible option for a starting center has already been signed. There’s no more room for error. Have we talked enough about Nerlens Noel yet? I know […] Dallas Mavericks: There is No Backup Plan After Noel - The Smoking...
Via The Smoking Cuban
8 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: Comparing Center Contracts to Nerlens Noel

As we continue our wait for the Dallas Mavericks and Nerlens Noel to both sign the armistice, let’s take a look at what other centers around the league are making over the next few years. The Dallas Mavericks are still at a stand-still in contract talks with Nerlens Noel with no sign of change still […] Dallas Mavericks: Comparing Center Contracts to Nerlens Noel - The Smoking...
Via The Smoking Cuban
1 day ago

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
2 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yogi Ferrell on NBA: 'I'm definitely here to stay'

Ferrell formed an effective backcourt duo with ninth-overall pick Dennis Smith in Summer League for the Mavericks                

Yogi Ferrell taking advantage of his shot at the NBA

Ferrell formed an effective backcourt duo with ninth-overall pick Dennis Smith in Summer League for the Mavericks                

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
9 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
13 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dirk Nowitzki finalizing two-year, $10 million deal with the Mavericks

It’s long been a foregone conclusion that future Hall of Famer Dirk Nowitzki would return to the Dallas Mavericks after the team refused to pick up his option for the 2017-18 season. In fact, there’s been no real talk on the Dirk front since free agency opened on Saturday. There’s definitely a reason for this. Nowitzki was never going to leave the only team he has suited...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott cracks great joke about Dirk's running style

Dirk Nowitzki held his annual charity baseball game on Saturday, and Ezekiel Elliott was one of a number of Dallas Cowboys players who took part. The star running back also may have provided the best joke of the night.As you might expect from a man who is 7-feet tall, Nowitzki is not the most gifted runner. Elliott pointed that out to the Dallas Mavericks star, noting that Dirk...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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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