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Mavs Confident Of Signing Jermaine O'Neal Or Josh Smith

Donnie Nelson is confident of the Dallas Mavericks' chances of signing either Jermaine O'Neal or Josh Smith. The Mavericks need to improve their frontcourt depth after their trade of Brandan Wright in the deal for Rajon Rondo. "I feel pretty good that we'll be able to come to terms with one," Nelson said Tuesday on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM. "Certainly to come up with both would be just...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo-to-Dallas Mavericks gets Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space' treatment

Taylor Swift's oft-parodied song "Blank Space" now has a Rajon Rondo edition courtesy the folks at BallerBall, who impressively found a way to work in some advanced NBA stats into the lyrics. Last Thursday, the Dallas Mavericks pulled the trigger on a trade for the longtime Celtics point guard in exchange for Jameer Nelson, Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder and a pair of picks. Without...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Monta Ellis misses wide-open breakaway slam dunk against Hawks

There are few things funnier than missed slam dunks and tonight, Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis provided us with an instant classic. As time was winding down in the second quarter between the Atlanta Hawks and Dallas Mavericks, Monta picked up a steal and appeared to wide-open attempt at a slam dunk. Watch as Monta skies for the slam but ultimately missed it as it bounces off...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo makes debut with Mavericks (Video)

On Saturday, Rajon Rondo made his debut for the Dallas Mavericks after the big trade from the Boston Celtics just a few days ago. Rondo scored 6 points, dished out 9 assists, grabbed 7 rebounds and added 2 steals in 34 minutes as the Mavs beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-93.Based on the video highlights, Rondo seems to be in a pretty good rhythm with his new teammates already, and that...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ellis leads Mavericks over Spurs 99-93

DALLAS (AP) Monta Ellis equaled his season high with 38 points, including 11 during the final four minutes, to spark a late rally as the Dallas Mavericks beat the depleted San Antonio Spurs 99-93 Saturday in Rajon Rondo's debut with the Mavericks. Ellis broke a 91-91 tie with a basket from the right corner that sailed over the corner of the backboard to give Dallas the lead for...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Top Short Handed Spurs In Rajon Rondo Debut

In the Rajon Rondo debut game for the Dallas Mavericks, they defeated the short-handed San Antonio Spurs 99-93. The all star point guard donned the Dallas uniform for the first but had a lackluster performance. Rondo scored 6 points on 3 of 11 shooting along with 9 assists and 7 rebounds. The Spurs did not have Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, Tiago Splitter, Danny Green...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jermaine O'Neal 'intrigued' about joining Mavs

  Jermaine O’Neal looked like he was hanging up the sneakers at the beginning of the 2014-15 season. But the chance to join a loaded Dallas Mavericks team could convince the big man to make a comeback.   O’Neal is “highly intrigued” about the possibility of signing with the Mavericks after the team acquired point guard Rajon Rondo in a trade with the Boston...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban’s Reaction To Reporter’s Bad Question Is Classic (Video)

In case you’ve been under a rock, Rajon Rondo has been traded from the Celtics to the Dallas Mavericks, all to the delight of Mavs owner Mark Cuban. What seemingly made the trade official (at least, in my eyes) was Cuban’s classic ‘Cuban-esque’ reaction to what made Rondo choose Dallas. I mean, who wouldn’t want to be on a Mark Cuban team? No, but honestly, the fault...
Via Geeks and Cleats
5 days ago  |  Discuss

All About the Ring: Dirk Nowitzki Lowest-Paid Mavericks Starter

When you look at professional athletes who have sacrificed everything in an attempt to win that elusive championship, the Ronnie Lott’s and Michael Jordan’s of the world come to mind first. The moment we realized Lott was different was when he had a broken finger amputated in the offseason in order to avoid missing extended time as a member of the 1986 San Francisco 49ers. For...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Unwrap Mark Cuban’s DFS Christmas Present On Saturday Night

We had the first big name get traded this year with Rajon Rondo getting dealt to the Mavs.  It's a perfect "Shark Tank" deal for Mark Cuban.  It sends a message that the Mavs are going for it this year.  I don't blame them since Dirk isn't getting any younger.  I really like this deal for Dallas.  It brings stability to the PG position for Dallas and we seen in the past what...
Via Razzball Basketball
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Reporter asks Rajon Rondo awkward question about trade

The Dallas Mavericks held a press conference for newly acquired players Rajon Rondo and Dwight Powell on Friday, and things got awkward fast. On the very first question, a reporter asked Rondo why he chose to come to Dallas. Rondo, of course, didn’t really have a say in the matter, as he and Powell were traded there from the Boston Celtics on Thursday. The point guard’s reaction...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo traded to Mavs for three players, picks

Rajon Rondo is headed to Dallas. After a 24-hour span of heavy negotiations and rumors, the Boston Celtics have finally agreed to a trade involving their franchise point guard. ESPN SportsCenter says the Mavs are sending Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson and two draft picks to Boston in return for Rondo and Dwight Powell....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics, Mavericks discussing Rajon Rondo trade

            The Boston Celtics finally sound serious about trading point guard Rajon Rondo after years of flirting with the idea. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Celtics and Mavericks are discussing a trade that would send Rondo to Dallas and multiple draft picks — including at least one future first-rounder — as well as...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons scores 32, leads Mavs over Pistons

  Chandler Parsons scored a season-high 32 points and Monta Ellis added 25 as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Detroit Pistons 117-106 Wednesday night. Parsons fell two points short of a career high as he helped the Mavericks win a second road game in two nights. Dirk Nowitzki contributed 18 points and 10 rebounds, including seven points to help stem a late Detroit rally. Andre Drummond...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks weekly: Chandler Parsons living up to the hype

SF Chandler Parsons After a tough start to the season, Chandler Parsons seems to have finally “clicked” in Rick Carlisle’s system. In the past 10 games for the Dallas Mavericks, Parsons has achieved to score in double digits in all of them, helping the Mavs to a 7-3 record over that time period. If we take a close look at his stats per month, we can depict how Parsons has...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyson Chandler gets double-double and a blocked shoe (VIDEO)

Tyson Chandler picked up a double-double (11 points, 12 rebounds) in the Mavericks' 105-98 loss to the white-hot Warriors, but it was a bizarre defensive play by the former Knick center that got the greatest cheer from the crowd at the American Airlines Center. Golden State forward Marreese Speights lost his shoe in the third quarter on Saturday, and as Stephen Curry tried...
Via The Other Paper
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyson Chandler blocks everything … even shoes (Video)

Tyson Chandler is programmed to reject anything in his path when on the basketball court, and that even includes shoes. The Dallas Mavericks center even blocked a shoe Stephen Curry was trying to toss to teammate Marreese Speights pduring Saturday’s game against the Golden State Warriors. Speights had lost his shoe on the possession before,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Injury Update: Parsons out versus Warriors

The Dallas Mavericks fell to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday by the score of 105-98. The loss dropped the Mavericks to 17-8 on the season, fourth in the competitive Southwest Division. Dirk Nowitzki lead the Mavericks with 23 points and eight rebounds in the loss. The Mavericks were without forward Chandler Parsons, who was out with lower back soreness.TonyTheTiger via Wikimedia...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyson Chandler swats away Mo Speights' shoe (Video)

Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler made a monster block during Saturday's game against Golden State - and it didn't involve the basketball. Warriors forward Marreese "Mo" Speights lost his shoe on the court, and teammate Steph Curry tried to toss it back to him, but Chandler stepped in between and swatted it down with authority. Chandler was the NBA's Defensive Player of the...
Via Holdout Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Dallas Mavericks title contenders?

Remember when Dirk Nowitzki ruined LeBron James and the Miami Heat’s coming-out party in the summer of 2011? Nowitzki’s Dallas Mavericks...
Via Athlon Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

What Has Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban So Excited?

 For some odd reason Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was real, real happy in Milwaukee Wednesday night. It could be for the obvious reason, but let's explore some of the other possibilities. Could it be because he: (1) realized they make beer in Milwaukee (2) saw a chance to do his Waterboy 'slap hands' impersonation (3) the guys said he can play or (4) he just made a real sweet...
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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