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Recollected Delonte West gets shot from Doc Rivers

Delonte West injured his right thumb in a very typical way during his rookie season with the Celtics in 2004-05. He sprained the thumb during an in-practice fight for a loose ball, and was later spotted by then-coach Doc Rivers actually talking to his hand. “He said it listens to him — it’s going to heal that way,” Rivers, a personal fan of the combo guard right from the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons surprised Rockets didn’t match Mavericks’ offer

In his heart of hearts, Chandler Parsons really thought he was going back to play for the Houston Rockets next season and beyond. After the Dallas Mavericks signed restricted free agent Parsons to a three-year, $46 million offer sheet, the 6-foot-9, 227-pound small forward was sure the Rockets were going to match it . But Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said Parsons’ contract...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mekel, Ledo looking to make an impact with the Mavs

LAS VEGAS -- Gal Mekel and Ricky Ledo both had roster spots with the Dallas Mavericks last season. As for NBA roles, the jury is still out.   The Mavericks packed up and left NBA Summer League with not much set in stone for those two. Mekel is going into the second year of a three-year guaranteed contract. Ledo's league minimum deal is guaranteed for 2014-15, but not beyond...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Griffin gets his shot with the Mavericks after getting noticed

You may not know who Eric Griffin is, but you've certainly noticed him if you've been watching the Las Vegas Summer League. Griffin has been the human pogo stick on the Dallas Mavericks' roster. He's been the one devouring stretches of the floor with long strides before catapulting himself into the air. He's been the one attempting to rip the rim off the backboard...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Says He’s Best C & Harden Best SG, Don’t Need Parsons

One would think if you had the best Center in the league and best shooting guard, you could make it out of the 1st round of the playoffs, but I digress. Dwight Howard doesn’t seem that overly concerned with Chandler Parsons taking his talents to Dallas. When asked how Parsons departure would affect the team here is what he had to say. “It won’t affect us at all,” Howard said...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk playing past 40? Mavs president thinks so

LAS VEGAS -- Dirk Nowitzki shocked a lot of folks by agreeing to a three-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks for a modest (by NBA superstar standards) $25 million. Don't be surprised if this isn't his last deal. By becoming the fourth highest-paid Maverick for the upcoming season, Nowitzki gave Mark Cuban the necessary salary wiggle room to land restricted free agent...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons is Dallas' LeBron

LAS VEGAS -- Chandler Parsons is coming to Dallas to be more than just the starting small forward, a potential All Star and heir apparent to Dirk Nowitzki as the face of the franchise. The Mavericks are counting of Parson to be their LeBron James. Parsons won't be asked to carry to Mavs to four straight NBA Finals or win multiple MVPs. The front office does believe Parsons'...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Rashard Lewis Contract Grade

Dallas Mavericks: Rashard Lewis Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 season, 1.4 million (veteran’s minimum) As for Chandler Parsons to the Mavericks, I loved the signing, but hated the money given to him, as they gave him about 3-4 million dollars per season more than his value, but since then, Marc Cuban and Donnie Nelson have made a...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki signs three-year, $25 million deal with Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks have officially re-signed 12-time NBA All-Star Dirk Nowitzki. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Nowitzki’s new contract is a three-year deal worth just $25 million.  Originally it was thought that Nowitzki would sign a deal similar to San Antonio’s Tim Duncan, which was a three-year, $30 million deal. But Nowitzki agreed to the steep pay reduction from last...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks’ Don’t See Shawn Marion Re-Signing

When asked if Shawn Marion will be returning, Dallas Mavericks’ president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson did not seem too confident. Via DallasNews:  Nelson: “Well ‘Trix is just like we’ve talked about with JET and Dirk — we don’t sip from the cup without Shawn Marion so absolutely you never close the... The post Mavericks’ Don’t See Shawn Marion Re-Signing...
Via Hoops-Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Delonte West goes after LeBron on twitter

We all know the Delonte West/Gloria James (LeBron's Mom) rumors. We have no idea what actually happened, but there's certainly been enough smoke to wonder if there was a fire.But whether or not Delonte and LeBron's mom, got um, close, during their time together in Cleveland, it looks like Delonte and LBJ have some kind of beef. Yesterday Delonte tweeted "LeBron is...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Parsons: 'I am excited for the next chapter of my career'

The Houston Rockets have decided not to match Chandler Parsons three-year, $46 million offer from the Mavericks, which means the small forward will join Dirk Nowitzki in Dallas. “I really appreciate the opportunity Houston gave me and I had three great years there,” Parsons told ESPN.com, “but I am really excited for the next chapter of my career in Dallas — to play with...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Chandler Parsons Deal Grade

Dallas Mavericks: Chandler Parsons Deal Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Deal: 3 seasons, 46 million dollars As for Chandler Parsons on the Mavericks, I love the fit, it is perfection. The Mavericks needed a 3rd star, a 3rd offensive option and someone that can help them become one of the better teams in the Western Conference. However, they have given Parsons...
Via HoopStuff
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Delonte West Takes Shot At LeBron On Twitter

Delonte West was a teammate of LeBron James in Cleveland for a few years, so the two have some history.  The elephant in the room will always be the alleged rumor that West had some type of relationship with James’ mom. After LeBron announced that he was returning to the Cavs on Friday, West took to Twitter to rip James on Sunday morning, calling the four-time MVP “wack.”...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks looking to sign Dwyane Wade

The Dallas Mavericks have been hoping to pick up another star to go along with Dirk Nowitzki and Monta Ellis this offseason, and they were hoping for that player to be either LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony. Unfortunately, they were unable to draw attention from either one of those players, but they might have another target that they have focused their attention on. According to...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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