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Rick Carlisle Talks About Dwight Powell Playing Center

After signing a new four-year deal with the Dallas, Dwight Powell looks to continue his rise into a prominent role in the rotation. When Dallas decided to make the trade for Rajon Rondo a couple of Decembers ago, they also decided to trade for a rookie named Dwight Powell in the deal also. The young […] Rick Carlisle Talks About Dwight Powell Playing Center - The Smoking Cuban...
Via The Smoking Cuban
8 minutes ago

Mavericks After Dark: Who are the Original Mavs Greats?

For this week’s “Throwback Thursday”, it was high time we reminded those Dallas Mavericks fans who the stars were when the franchise first began. On this wonderful Thursday evening, it is due time that we paid our respects to the Dallas Mavericks that took the early years and made us who we are today. This […] Mavericks After Dark: Who are the Original Mavs Greats? - The...
Via The Smoking Cuban
9 hours ago

6 1/2 Obvious & Underlying Storylines for the Mavs Season

  Over the course of a normal NBA season there are any number of storylines surrounding a team. Two years ago who would’ve thought that Rajon Rondo1 would end up on the Mavs and simultaneously derail their season? Or in 2011, who would’ve thought…? 2   Every year there are both obvious storylines (Dirk is getting old3) and underlying storylines (Contract year for Deron Williams...
Via Mavs Fanatic
11 hours ago

Why Do People Doubt the Dallas Mavericks?

The Dallas Mavericks have once again been surrounded by serious doubt for this upcoming season. To answer why there are so many doubters, I truly do not know. It seems as if every single year the doubt for the Mavs is at a new all-time high. This season, with arguably their best roster since their […] Why Do People Doubt the Dallas Mavericks? - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban...
Via The Smoking Cuban
13 hours ago

Deron Williams looks to build on last season’s success with Mavs during ’16-17

DALLAS — Despite battling his fair share of nagging injuries last season and eventually requiring sports hernia surgery this summer, three-time All-Star point guard Deron Williams is expected to pick up where he left off at during the 2015-16 campaign. Starting 63 of his 65 appearances last season, Williams ranked second on the Dallas Mavericks to Dirk Nowitzki in scoring while...
Via Mavs.com
19 hours ago

A Sign Of Things To Come For Seth Curry?

    The Dallas Mavericks hosted their annual open scrimmage yesterday. The team decided to rest three of their starters – Dirk Nowitzki, Andrew Bogut, and Deron Williams – along with backup guard Devin Harris. With that being said, the newcomer stole the show in the brief 20-minute scrimmage.  No, I’m not talking about the $94-million man, Harrison Barnes. Instead, I...
Via Mavs Fanatic
21 hours ago

What we learned from today’s scrimmage

Practice Report: Seth CurryMavs G Seth Curry talks to reporters after the team's Open Practice Wednesday. There’s only so much you can deduce from watching a scrimmage just 24 hours after a team comes together for the first time, but there were still a few takeaways from today’s Mavs Open Practice on Day 2 of the preseason, presented by bedgear. 2016 Mavs Open Practice View...
Via Mavs.com
1 day ago

Mavericks open scrimmage: Seth Curry proves he’ll be a major factor, but Blue Team wins 30-21

Curry scored 15 of his team’s 21 points, further proving he’ll provide a big impact this year. The Dallas Mavericks had their yearly open scrimmage, formerly called “Fan Jam,” on Wednesday. The Blue Team won 30-21, but it was Seth Curry’s 15 points that stood out most. Here’s what the rosters looked like. Rosters for Mavs' open scrimmage today: https://t.co/GQGKkAtJcu...
Via Mavs Moneyball
1 day ago

10 things we should learn from the Mavericks preseason

Preseason basketball can be a long slog, so let’s look for things to watch and possibly learn before the real show begins. Preseason basketball is a mess. Dudes with non-guaranteed contracts given the green light to do their best Kobe impression, raw second-round rookies looking like they’ve never held a basketball before and vets just trying to get out of the way so they don’t...
Via Mavs Moneyball
1 day ago

Barnes, Bogut highlight latest round of changes for Mavs

DALLAS (AP) Harrison Barnes and Andrew Bogut are in, Chandler Parsons and Zaza Pachulia are out and Dallas coach Rick Carlisle has a retooled roster for the sixth consecutive time since winning a championship. ''Well, we love it,'' Carlisle said at media day this week as someone chuckled. ''What's more exciting than getting seven new guys? New blood. It's fresh every year. '...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr: JaVale McGee has ‘real chance’ to make Warriors roster

The Golden State Warriors have one of the best rosters in NBA history heading into the 2016-2017 season, and apparently JaVale McGee has a legitimate shot at being a part of it. McGee signed a non-guaranteed contract with the Warriors over the summer, and head coach Steve Kerr was asked on Wednesday if the veteran center has an actual chance of making the team. “I think JaVale...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban offers Donald Trump $10 million to talk policies

Mark Cuban wants to interview Donald Trump and is apparently willing to fork over a large sum of money for the opportunity. The Mavericks owner was initially in favor of Trump as a presidential candidate but has changed his mind. Cuban has taken shots at the Republican nominee since then with tweets like this one as an example. Can media ask @realDonaldTrump -" if elected,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nowitzki jokes about getting Ben Stiller to charity event

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki is hosting a charity tennis tournament on Sunday, and Ben Stiller is among the celebrities and pro tennis players who are planning to attend. How did that connection come about? We’ll just let Dirk explain: Dirk Nowitzki on getting movie star Ben Stiller to play in his charity tennis game: "I slid into his DM's, like the kids say these days...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr concerned about Warriors’ defense

While the Golden State Warriors likely have the NBA’s most talented roster, head coach Steve Kerr does have a concern about one area — rim protection. With Andrew Bogut and Festus Ezili gone, new addition Zaza Pachulia figures to get the majority of the minutes at center. Kerr noted his concern, pointing out that Pachulia is not a traditional rim protector. “The thing...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Dirk Nowitzki Two Year Farewell Tour

In an offseason filled with big names switching teams, not-so-big names getting lucrative paydays, and all-time greats calling it quits, Dirk Nowitzki stuck to what he knows best: playing basketball for the Dallas Mavericks. Nowitzki signed a two year, $50 million contract with the Mavs this offseason; presumably (the guy will be 40 by the end of this contract) one final payday...
Via The Sports Quotient
August 30, 2016  |  Discuss
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