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All-Time Rank: Dirk Nowitzki vs. Karl Malone

Dirk Nowitzki‘s status as an all-time legend is cemented, but where does he stack up in the power forward debate with the great Karl Malone? Dirk Nowitzki entered the league as a young German kid with a funky haircut in Dallas. Fast forward 18 years, Nowitzki finds himself as 6th on the all-time scoring list […] All-Time Rank: Dirk Nowitzki vs. Karl Malone - The Smoking Cuban...
Via The Smoking Cuban
1 hour ago

Mavericks announce 2016 preseason schedule

DALLAS – The Dallas Mavericks announced their 2016 preseason schedule today, which tips off on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7:00 pm in Shreveport, La., against the New Orleans Pelicans. The 2016 preseason schedule will see Dallas play three home games at American Airlines Center, two games at opposing NBA arenas and two neutral site games. The Mavericks will open up their home preseason...
Via Mavs.com
2 hours ago

Here are some ways Harrison Barnes can score and facilitate within the Mavs’ offense

One of the biggest questions on Mavs fans’ minds heading into this season is just how Dallas plans on expanding Harrison Barnes’ role within the offense as he begins the process of becoming a focal point. Harrison Barnes Photo Gallery View Harrison Barnes’ career in photos. View Gallery View More Galleries The hope is Barnes can eventually become a cornerstone-type player...
Via Mavs.com
2 hours ago

Another year in Rick Carlisle’s system should bode well for Deron Williams

DALLAS — Despite seeing his 2015-16 season derailed by injuries, three-time All-Star point guard Deron Williams returned to playing at an elite level during his first campaign with the Dallas Mavericks. Starting 63 of his 65 appearances last season, Williams ranked second on the team in scoring while averaging 14.1 points an outing. The Colony native also pulled down 2.9 rebounds...
Via Mavs.com
4 hours ago

ESPN Mock Draft Has Dallas Mavericks Selecting Marques Bolden

Chad Ford and ESPN released their first mock draft for 2017 and they predicted the Dallas Mavericks selecting Duke big man, Marques Bolden. Predicting where the Dallas Mavericks will finish this upcoming season has become one of the hardest teams to predict. Anywhere from fifth, on down to out of the playoffs, people have thrown […] ESPN Mock Draft Has Dallas Mavericks Selecting...
Via The Smoking Cuban
1 day ago

Dallas Mavericks: Deron Williams Off the Court Hobby

As the Rio Olympics have officially come to an end, Deron Williams shares a little of what he loves about one of the returning sports to the summer games. The 2016 Rio Olympics have ended and with it, the first Olympic medals in golf in over 100 years. Despite many of the best golfers in […] Dallas Mavericks: Deron Williams Off the Court Hobby - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking...
Via The Smoking Cuban
1 day ago

Simba just can’t wait to be King.

  Justin Anderson (a.k.a. Simba) played with the heart of a lion for the Dallas Mavericks towards the end of the 2015-2016 season. His energy as both a starter and a bench player was just what the doctor ordered when Chandler Parsons went down with yet another season-ending knee injury. In Parson’s absence, Anderson looked like a guy that was tired of bouncing back and forth...
Via Mavs Fanatic
2 days ago

The Mavericks as Pokemon

With the Pokemon craze higher than ever, we take a look at which Mavericks remind us of which Pokemon Pokemon Go has made us all revert back to our 13-year-old selves. With the NBA as diverse as the Pokemon world, it’s hard not to compare the Mavericks to our favorite Pokemon. Sometimes comparing a point guard to a center can be tough, but at least this way we can put it in a different...
Via Mavs Moneyball
5 days ago

Bogut, Barnes, Brussino all get burn in Olympics semis

Bogut had a good, if not spectacular, all around game, while Barnes and Brussino were given a few garbage time minutes. Well, if there's one thing Mavs fans have learned through these Olympics, it's that Andrew Bogut was a hugely quality pickup for Dallas this offseason. Throughout these Olympics, Bogut has gifted us with quality performances despite posting less than eye-popping...
Via Mavs Moneyball
6 days ago

Cuban a critic of NBA players in Olympics but backing Bogut

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Beyond the rehab, Andrew Bogut would need to clear one final hurdle to play in the Olympics.Mark Cuban, his new boss.Cuban has been opposed to NBA players competing in the Olympics, but the Dallas Mavericks owner gave Bogut the clearance he needed to play for Australia after injuring his left knee in the NBA Finals.And Cuban is pulling for his new center, who...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Charlie Villanueva gets tattoo for alopecia awareness

Charlie Villanueva has always been open about his struggle with alopecia and he has served as an advocate for the disease which causes hair loss and is diagnosed in more than 200,000 cases per year in the United States. Now, Villanueva is taking his advocacy one step further. Villanueva recently showed off a brand new tattoo that he received as a sign of solidarity to those also...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jason Terry talks about the origin of his infamous tattoo

Babe Ruth might have called his own shot, but he's got nothing on the Jason Terry, who famously got a Larry O'Brien trophy tattooed on his arm prior to the Mavericks pulling off one of the bigger upsets in NBA Finals history. Here, the Jet tells us how the idea for his ink came about.
Via Yardbarker Video
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Bogut mocks Rio over poor athlete housing conditions

It’s no secret that the Olympic village where the athletes are staying in Rio is not the most glamorous of places, and Dallas Mavericks center Andrew Bogut provided us with a closer look at it on Monday night. Using the hashtag #IOCLuxuryLodging, Bogut mocked the housing conditions in a series of tweets. In one of them, he showed himself rigging up a shower curtain so he and his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Center JaVale McGee's Improved Outside Shot Could Make the Warriors Even More Dangerous

Former Dallas Mavericks center JaVale McGee has been invited to the Golden State Warriors' training camp. According to multiple sources, McGee will most likely receive an offer from the Warriors to join their 15-man roster. RELATED:  JaVale McGee Wants You to Drink More Water After releasing Andrew Bogut, Festus Ezeli and Marreese Speights to sign Kevin Durant, the Warriors...
Via Stack
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban among judges for 2017 Miss America pageant

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) NBA team owner and businessman Mark Cuban, actress Sara Foster, singer-songwriter Cole Swindell and former Miss America Sharlene Wells Hawkes will serve as celebrity judges for the 2017 Miss America competition. Cuban owns the Dallas Mavericks and several business ventures. Foster is featured on VH1's ''Barely Famous.'' Swindell is a Platinum-selling...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Here’s 10 minutes of JaVale McGee bloopers to celebrate his signing with the Warriors

The Golden State Warriors stunned the basketball world by signing Kevin Durant this offseason.  JaVale McGee might not match Durant’s scoring output, but he could best him in Shaqtin’ A Fool appearances! After losing both Andrew Bogut and Festus Ezeli during the offseason (and being greatly exposed by the Cavaliers in the painted area during the NBA Finals) the Warriors need...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

God Shammgod hired by Mavericks as player development assistant

The Dallas Mavericks’ basketball altar just got a lot holier. According to a report by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports on Thursday, former Providence point guard and streetball legend God Shammgod has been hired by the Mavericks as a player development assistant. Shammgod, 40, is best known in hoops circles for his fabled (and eponymous) crossover move. Shammgod enjoyed a memorable...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Mavericks boost Nowitzki's new deal to $50 million

Dirk Nowitzki has signed his contract with Dallas, and a person with knowledge of the deal says it's worth more than the original agreement.The 38-year-old star who has spent all 18 of his seasons with the Mavericks signed a two-year, $50 million contract on Wednesday -- $10 million more than the deal struck before contracts could be signed. The person with knowledge of the contract...
Via Associated Press
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Baking a Team: Do The Mavericks Have The Right Ingredients?

Dallas exits the offseason with a bunch of new faces, including a collection of former Warriors. Do they have the right ingredients to be a winning team? A wide array of ingredients go into the making of a great team. Just like every great cake is different – one may be chocolate, another red velvet, or have lemon icing – they have similar base ingredients. The same is true...
Via The Lottery Mafia
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mexico to host two regular season NBA games

The NBA is once again headed to Mexico. The league announced on Wednesday the Phoenix Suns will host two home games in Mexico against the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs on Jan. 12 and Jan. 14, 2017. It’s the first time in league history that two regular season games will be hosted in Mexico in the same season. Mexico has hosted 22 preseason and regular season NBA games...
Via The Comeback
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban speaks out against new deliberate fouling rules

The NBA is instituting a rule change to try to clamp down on the Hack-A-Player strategy, and Mark Cuban isn’t a fan. The league announced Tuesday that intentional fouls off the ball will not be rewarded in the last two minutes of every quarter. The Mavericks owner was critical of the rule, claiming that it rewards incompetence. Mark Cuban told ESPN he voted against new deliberate...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss
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