Did the Mavericks get a steal in Deron Williams?

The Dallas Mavericks didn't shy away from taking another big risk at point guard this offseason. Fresh off the Rajon Rondo debacle in Dallas, Mark Cuban and company went out and got former All-Star point guard Deron Williams, in hopes he could recapture some of his old form.Here's more from Reid Hanson at SportDFW:"Today, the Mavericks can relish in the fact they signed a 31 year...
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The Dallas Mavericks should have an agitated journey to the playoffs

As much as I believe the Dallas Mavericks will retain a certain competitive nature in their 2015-16 campaign, I cannot sugarcoat their offseason woes. Not acquiring a perennial big man will probably result in a heated and stressful jar for the 7th and 8th seeds in the Western Conference. After viewing their schedule, it is awe to the eyes how much talent they have to face in their...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Dallas needs Chandler Parsons to stay next offseason

It may not seem like it, but Chandler Parsons is slated to become a free agent in the 2016 offseason.For the Dallas Mavericks, retaining Parsons could be critical to their future, particularly if Dirk Nowitzki decides to retire or becomes less effective than he has been in the past. Here's more from Zach Cunningham at Mavs Moneyball:"If he stays, Dallas maintains hold of a player...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons posts video of shooting session after offseason surgery

Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons underwent surgery this offseason to repair cartilage in his right knee, but he's already back on the floor getting shots up.The Mavericks were pretty secretive about the details of the operation and projected timeline. While there's some concern Parsons might not be ready for the season opener, this video he posted on his Instagram of a workout...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Will three-point shooting be a strength for Dallas?

The Dallas Mavericks have almost always sported a potent perimeter attack with Dirk Nowitzki leading the way, but this season that could be taken to a new level.The addition of three-point shooting threat Wesley Matthews along with Deron Williams and Chandler Parsons could have the Mavs shooting the ball better than ever from beyond the arc. Here's Cole Mentzel at Hoops Habit with...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle on Chandler Parsons: 'He'll be one of the best young players in NBA'

After free agent shooting guard Monta Ellis decided to sign with the Indiana Pacers, a hole opened up on the Dallas Mavericks roster.While Wesley Matthews filled the void, the responsibility to create offense for others, like Ellis did, is expected to fall on Chandler Parsons as well, who should shoulder more responsibility offensively this upcoming season.Here's what Carlisle told...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: What Should Be Their Rotation?

Source: Chris Covatta/Getty Images North America By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… After a hectic offseason that brought a number of unforeseen challenges to the Dallas Mavericks organization, their final roster is beginning to take shape. They have well over the maximum 15 spots allowed right now and will need to trim off some of the players towards the bottom...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: How is the team’s contingency plan going?

There is no doubt that the Dallas Mavericks are in a tough spot. The franchise lost Tyson Chandler, Monta Ellis, and Rajon Rondo, who were three of the five starters for the team last season. Players like Al-Farouq Aminu and Amar’e Stoudemire will also be missed as they were key role players who came off the bench for the team. Most importantly, quasi-acquiring DeAndre Jordan screwed...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

As the Dallas Mavericks continue to contend for a championship, last season saw them make another trip to the playoffs but ultimately lose in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. The Mavericks boast one of the more interesting line-ups including Chandler Parsons, Dirk Nowitzki, and newly-acquired guard Deron Williams. Check out some of their best moments from last...
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Parsons' actions point to return to health for Mavericks

Consider it Chandler Parsons' "quick first step." Coming off of a season-ending knee injury that left many Dallas Mavericks fans wondering whether Parsons would be ready for the beginning of the 2015-2016 campaign, Parsons may have put some of those concerns to rest as he plans to attend Team USA's Men's National Team's minicamp in Las Vegas from August 11-13. Parsons, with 15.7...
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Dallas Mavericks: Who Should Be Their Starting Five?

(April 20, 2015 – Source: Bob Levey/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… This is not a projection of who will start this upcoming season, but a breakdown of who the Mavericks should be starting in the 2015-16 campaign: PG: Deron Williams There’s a legitimate argument to be made that Deron Williams will be a better fit for the Dallas...
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The Dallas Mavericks do what they can this offseason

The Dallas Mavericks over the last couple of weeks have become a little older. Hopefully, some wisdom can be added as well. On paper, the starting lineup looks promising. They signed a couple of players in their 30s who are more than capable of playing at a mediocre level, but have seen better days. New acquisitions in point guard Deron Williams and center Samuel Dalembert have been...
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks will Look to Chandler Parsons More in his Second Year

DALLAS, TX – MARCH 24: Chandler Parsons #25 of the Dallas Mavericks shoots a jumper against the San Antonio Spurs on March 24, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Five unpopular NBA free agency opinions

The overriding narrative of free agency has been the prevalence of competence. Star players are ignoring big markets and superstar teammates in favor of organizational forethought. Free agents are ignoring the Knicks and Lakers because they’re the last two teams (well … until the Nets get left alone on the dance floor next summer) that seem to think those things matter. Players...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban not accepting DeAndre Jordan’s apology

DeAndre Jordan sent a few tweets on Friday to publicly apologize to Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks for backing out on his commitment to the team, but Cuban is not accepting it — for good reason. Here are the tweets that were sent from Jordan’s account: I want to publicly apologize to one of...Read More
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons Has Harsh Words for DeAndre Jordan

After Mark Cuban explained his frustration in DeAndre Jordan flopping on his contract, Mavericks star Chandler Parsons lashed out at the Clippers...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons Calls DeAndre Jordan “Scared” Returning to Clippers

A lot of people’s feelings were hurt when DeAndre Jordan had second-thoughts and decided to go back on his pinky-promise with the Dallas Mavericks and remain in Los Angeles. Mark Cuban briefly voiced his take on Cyberdust and Chandler Parsons […]
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons Demolishes DeAndre Jordan After Flip-Flop: ‘He Was Scared’

DeAndre Jordan decided Wednesday to bail on his agreed-upon contract with the Dallas Mavericks and sign with the Los Angeles Clippers, and folks in Dallas are not pleased. That includes Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons, who offered his take on the situation Thursday in a lengthy Q&A with’s Tim MacMahon. You can (and should) read the full piece here, but we selected...
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mavs’ Chandler Parsons Had Fantastic Tweet During DeAndre Jordan Saga

DeAndre Jordan is heading back to Los Angeles, and that means the Dallas Mavericks are left picking up the pieces. Despite the fact that Jordan reportedly agreed to a deal with the Mavs, he had a change of heart Wednesday and ultimately signed a new contract to return to the Clippers. The entire ordeal played out via Twitter, which made for some high-level entertainment, including...
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan recruitment sparks hilarious emoji battle on Twitter

The recruitment battle for DeAndre Jordan reached hilarious levels on Wednesday that are perfectly reflective of the means of communication in 2015. Upon learning that the Clippers were making arrangements to meet with Jordan in Houston after he began having second thoughts about signing with the Mavericks, Dallas’ Chandler Parsons tweeted a plane emoji to...Read More
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Players React to DeAndre Jordan Free Agent Indecision

DeAndre Jordan is headed to the Dallas Mavericks, unless he’s not, in which case, he’ll return to the Los Angeles Clippers. ESPN’s Marc Stein broke the news that the center is “torn” and “unsure” about signing the four-year, $80 million offer he accepted from Dallas last week. The Twitterverse has since erupted, and a handful of NBA players have weighed into the situation...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Dallas Mavericks’ Wings, Not DeAndre Jordan, Will Determine Success Next Year

DALLAS, TX – MARCH 20: Chandler Parsons #25 of the Dallas Mavericks goes in for the lay up against Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies on March 20, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Mandatory credit: Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images) When it was revealed early on in free agency that center DeAndre Jordan was torn choosing between the Dallas...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons says DeAndre Jordan is the 'best center in the NBA'

No one gets his ego stroked like DeAndre Jordan.Jordan just spent two years hearing from Doc Rivers that he could be the next Bill Russell. Then, Mark Cuban told the free agent he could be a 20/20 center playing in Dallas before the First-Team All-Defense member eventually agreed to a four-year, $80 million deal to leave the Clippers for the Mavericks.Now, Chandler Parsons, who recruited...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mavs formidable in the West with addition of DeAndre Jordan

In a matter of hours, the Dallas Mavericks went from potential deadbeats to playoff contenders in the Western Conference. In the process, the Mavs severely weakened the Los Angeles Clippers. I don't know if DeAndre Jordan's ready to be the best player on a decent team, but he's about to get that chance. Jordan and shooting guard Wesley Matthews will join Chandler Parsons as the foundation...
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July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons: Above-Average Small Forward, but Elite NBA Recruiter

An NBA franchise will send a contingent of powerful and influential people involved with the organization. Owners, presidents, general managers, head coaches and star players are often included in that salesman-like team. But apparently, Chandler Parsons is the only person the Dallas Mavericks need to send. Parsons, a 26-year-old small forward, has been recruiting DeAndre Jordan...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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