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PODCAST: Dirk Nowitzki talked with Jim Rome about his bachelor party and Mark Cuban

Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki chatted with Jim Rome about tennis, life, the NBA, his wedding, and more. First, some honesty. I have not yet listened to the podcast below. I plan on listening to it (very soon!), but believe that it’s okay with promote it before listening to it for a few simple reasons.... Jim Rome is probably the best interviewer on sports radio today...
Via Mavs Moneyball
11 hours ago

Mavericks’ local television schedule is almost all Fox Sports Southwest

If you want to watch the Mavs, you’re going to need a TV subscription. The Dallas Mavericks announced their local television schedule on Tuesday, and it looks like you’re going to need some sort of subscription service if you want to watch the Mavs (legally). Fox Sports Southwest (FSSW) will broadcast 80 games this season, while TXA-21 has one broadcast (the last is a national...
Via Mavs Moneyball
13 hours ago

Harrison Barnes has a lot more questions to answer

But he’s pretty good at answering them . “Max or nothing, m——f-----!" Five words that changed the course of Dallas Mavericks basketball. A year ago, the Mavericks gave Chandler Parsons the latter of his crude demand and never looked back—but fans did. Instead, the Mavs offered the max to a fourth option, role-playing, hide-and-seek-in-the-NBA-Finals participant. Harrison...
Via Mavs Moneyball
15 hours ago

Andrew Bogut reportedly will sign with Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly adding some depth to their frontcourt.The Vertical’s Shams Charania says Andrew Bogut has agreed to a one-year deal with the Lakers. Bogut signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers last season after receiving a buyout from the Dallas Mavericks. But the center broke his tibia in his Cavs debut, so he only played in 27 games last season.Bogut is said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki: Today's NBA more focused on money, winning than loyalty

Dirk Nowitzki definitely feels some generational disconnect with this current wave of NBA stars.In an appearance Wednesday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, the Dallas Mavericks icon commented on the shift away from loyalty in today’s league.“I think I’m old-school,” said Nowitzki. “Some of these guys that are now stars are obviously younger and the business has changed a bit …...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban shares his preferred 3-on-3 team

Money talks, but ball don’t lie. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban knows exactly which players he’d want for a 3-on-3 tournament.Oliver Maroney of Uproxx asked Cuban about the BIG3 League, which features several ex-NBA players and recently wrapped up its inaugural season, wondering who his preferred veteran would be.“Rasheed Wallace. It’s not 3-on-3 without someone yelling...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban beefs with CJ McCollum on Twitter over viral video

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum are cooking up some juicy Western Conference drama, it seems. On Monday, McCollum tweeted the latest installment of his viral video series “Law and Order: CJ’s Victims Unit,” which features clips of him victimizing a certain player or team for the week. This time around, it was the Mavs’ turn....
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Restricted free agent Nerlens Noel re-signs with Mavericks

Restricted free agent center Nerlens Noel returned to the Dallas Mavericks by way of signing the one-year, $4.1 million qualifying offer on Saturday, according to Chris Haynes of ESPN. Noel had held out hoping for a maximum contract, but an offer never materialized. Instead, the 23-year old ended up being a victim of a dried up free agent market, which came because this year’s...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 8/15: Stanton's power surge has no end in sight

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting for Stanton to hit a couple dozen more dingers this season. Happy birthday today to Oliver Perez, Gary Kubiak and Martin Biron. On this day in 2014 Mo'ne Davis became the first female player to throw a complete...
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August 15, 2017  |  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
July 20, 2017  |  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
July 13, 2017  |  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
July 13, 2017  |  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
July 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Mavs to decline Nowitzki's option, aim for new deal

The Dallas Mavericks have reportedly informed Dirk Nowitzki that they are declining his $25 million option for the 2017-18 season. Instead, the franchise hopes to work out a new deal with the German superstar, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports.“…sources told ESPN that the club will work with Nowitzki next month to structure a new deal to his liking. A two-year deal is an option being...
Via Sportsnaut
June 25, 2017  |  Discuss
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