Dallas Mavericks: Why They Can Win A Title

Dallas Mavericks: Why They Can Win A Title By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Mavericks had the 2nd best offseason of any NBA team, the 1st being the Cavaliers. Today I wrote an article of the 9 NBA teams that can win a title this season and the Mavericks were team 8 and this is because of the incredible offseason that Marc Cuban and Donnie Nelson had. They re...
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New Magic Signs to Appear in Downtown Orlando

Bungalower – I had no clue this local site existed but I’m following it now – is reporting that the Orlando Magic are looking to spruce up Downtown Orlando with some temporary signage. Quotes and photos courtesy of Bungalower. The Orlando Magic plan to build a temporary display of the word “Magic” with a missing “I” and move it around downtown. The idea is that residents...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

So, how about Luke Ridnour?

Ever since the Magic began this rebuild, and maybe even before that into the 2010 season when the Magic were fighting for a title, the question of who the Magic’s point guard would be hung over the franchise. Some may have been left over spite from fans who felt Jameer Nelson came back too soon during the 2009 Finals (Rafer Alston‘s pass-first mentality WAS refreshing even if...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Jameer Nelson Magic Game Performances

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   We gave him a nice farewell, but let’s reflect on the best Orlando Magic games that Jameer Nelson had in his 10 years serving O-Town. This includes regular season and playoff contests.   #10 January 7, 2013 Magic @ Portland Trail Blazers – Lost 125-119 in Overtime 21 points, 12 assists, 3 rebounds, 7-for-21 FGs It’s all about...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Purdue Star to Sign With the Chicago Bulls

First reported by Mary Stevens of Sports Talk Florida, 2011 2nd round pick and former Boilermaker standout E’Twaun Moore is expected to sign with the Chicago Bulls within the next few days. Moore played with Orlando as a backup SG last season. Moore is a local product, playing High School basketball at East Chicago. Moore’s team at EC Central won the 2007 state title, beating...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Digging Deeper into Orlando’s Roller Coaster Schedule

The Orlando Magic preseason and 2014-2015 regular season schedule are out in the open. We know when former Magic men like Jameer Nelson, Arron Afflalo, Stan Van Gundy, Dwight Howard, J.J. Redick, and others are coming back to Amway Center. Orlando once again won’t be on a true nationally televised game. Got it. Let’s dig deeper into the regular season schedule difficulty level...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Elfrid Payton makes it easy

The Magic needed a point guard. So the logic has gone for some time now. As Jameer Nelson got older and it was clear the franchise was moving in a different direction, Orlando needed to find a replacement. Nelson was a great player for the Magic. He was always more scorer than distributor though. Not a “real” point guard, with whatever that means (Eddy Rivera of MagicBasketball...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson joins Open Mike to talk about Orlando departure

Jameer Nelson joined Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi’s radio show Wednesday morning. In the lengthy interview he said his move to Dallas was about looking to play with a winner and that he would leave the door open on returning to the Magic after his playing days are done. It should be noted that it is also Jameer Nelson Week over at MagicBasketball.net with their writers...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic to Host Brazilian Champion Flamengo

Details about the Orlando Magic’s 2014-2015 NBA schedule are beginning to be released. We know a few of the Magic’s preseason opponents. On October 7th, Orlando travels to Miami to take on their Sunshine State rivals the Heat. October 24th will be the return of Jameer Nelson to Amway Center as the Dallas Mavericks come to O-Town. Add a new exhibition contest to the list: October...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson reflects on Magic rebuild

“OS: You mentioned that the Magic’s rebuilding was tough. What was the toughest part about it? [Jameer] Nelson: Losing. Like I said, I want to win. I was hoping things got better the second year — a little better — and it didn’t, unfortunately. But it is what is. The Magic are going to have a lot of young talent that’s going to take a lot of time, or take some time,...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson moves on to Dallas, looking to rebuild 2009 feeling

“I thought that team was going to be together forever. One of my good friends, Keyon Dooling, always preached to us as one of the veteran guys to never take things for granted because you might be on a good team now, but next year you might not be on such a good team. It’s the truth. You think things don’t end, but that obviously ended pretty quick.” –Jameer Nelson on...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: What Should Be Their Starting Five?

Dallas Mavericks: What Should Be Their Starting Five? By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… For the second consecutive offseason the Mavericks were looking to make a big splash in the free agent market and though they did not come up with one of the biggest prizes they came away with a very good player yet again, after signing Monta Ellis last year, in Chandler...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson to Mavericks

Earlier this week Marc Stein of ESPN tweeted out “Mavs and Jameer Nelson finalizing two year and 6M deal that will include player option in Year 2.ESPN sources say deal will be completed today.” We all know Jameer Nelson being one of the main supporting cast members of the Orlando Magic’s Championship run in 2010 and even an All-star in 2009. We know what Jameer can bring to...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard tried recruiting Jameer Nelson to Houston

Jameer Nelson balanced finances and winning in free agency. Dwight Howard made multiple calls recruiting Nelson to Houston, sources say. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 24, 2014 As Steven LeBron of DIME Magazine recalls, there was some pretty ugly history between Howard and his former teammate after Howard arrived in Houston and called the 2009 Magic a team of players “nobody...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Jameer Nelson Contract Grade

Dallas Mavericks: Jameer Nelson Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 5.5 million (there is a player option) The Mavericks just keep adding talent. The Mavericks may have Raymond Felton, Devin Harris and Gal Mekel at point guard, but they have wisely signed Jameer Nelson, who is actually the best of the group. Felton is lucky he isn’t...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson Finalizes Two-Year, $6M Deal With Mavericks

Free agent guard Jameer Nelson has finalized the paperwork on his two-year, $6 million contract with the Dallas Mavericks, a league source told RealGM. Nelson will earn $2.73 million in the first season of his deal and $3.27 million in Year 2, which will be a player option. Well over 10 NBA teams – including the Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards and Chicago...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs Signing Jameer Nelson

  The Dallas Mavericks have agreed to a 2-year $6 million deal with Jameer Nelson. Deal hasn't been signed yet, but source said the #Mavs and Jameer Nelson have agreed on a 2-yr, $6 mill deal. The 2nd year is a player opt. — Dwain Price (@DwainPrice) July 24, 2014 The deal is expected to be signed after Nelson passes his physical. The Mavericks have had a pretty decent offseason...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks Sign Al-Farouq Aminu, Jameer Nelson

The Dallas Mavericks have signed Al-Farouq Aminu and Jameer Nelson. Aminu agreed to a two-year, $2.1 million deal with the Mavs, according to Dwain Price of Dallas Star-Telegram. Nelson agreed to a one-year, $2.7 million deal with Dallas, according to David Aldridge of NBA.com. Aminu’s contract comes with a player option during the second season.... The post Mavericks Sign...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson To Sign $2.7M Deal With Mavericks

Jameer Nelson will sign a $2.7 million contract with the Dallas Mavericks. Nelson was waived earlier this offseason by the Orlando Magic. The Mavericks are using their room exception to sign Nelson.
Via RealGM
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks Rumors: Dallas to sign Jameer Nelson

The Dallas Mavericks are set to sign 10-year veteran Jameer Nelson according to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN: Barring an unforseen snag, Mavs on course to land Jameer Nelson to fortify their backcourt on a deal via Dallas' $2.7 million room exception— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 23, 2014 Nelson is another solid pickup by the Dallas front office who has had a busy off...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs To Meet With Jameer Nelson, Drop Rashard Lewis

The Dallas Mavericks are expected to meet with Jameer Nelson on Thursday. They will also void Rashard Lewis’ contract due to failing his physical examination. The Mavericks can offer Nelson their $2.7 million room exception and expect to complete a deal, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. The Mavs’ found out that... The post Mavs To Meet With Jameer Nelson, Drop Rashard Lewis...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Mavericks Finalizing Deal with Jameer Nelson

The Dallas Mavericks are apparently in the verge of signing free agent point guard Jameer Nelson, who spent his first 10 seasons in the NBA with the Orlando Magic. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein a deal is likely going to get done during a visit on Thursday.  ESPN sources say Mavs on track to complete the signing of Jameer Nelson when the veteran PG makes his scheduled visit to...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson To Meet With Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks will meet with Jameer Nelson On Thursday. The Mavericks still have their $2.7 million room exception to offer to Nelson and are hopeful of being able to complete a deal. The Mavericks are continuing to look for another veteran point guard.
Via RealGM
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Mavericks to Host Jameer Nelson

  NBA-  Unrestricted free agent (PG) Jameer Nelson is being courted by Mark Cuban, and the Dallas Mavericks.  Nelson will meet with Cuban and the Mavs on Thursday to discuss a possibility of Nelson joining their team.  Nelson who is a 11-year vet, has played his entire career with the Orlando Magic.  Nelson was drafted in the first round  by the Magic in 2004 and was Orlando...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks Rumors: Dallas set to met with Jameer Nelson

The Dallas Mavericks are in pursuit of free agent guard Jameer Nelson and are set to meet with the veteran according to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN:ESPN sources say Mavs will be hosting free-agent point guard Jameer Nelson in Dallas for a face-to-face visit Thursday— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 23, 2014 Nelson was drafted by the Denver Nuggets in 2004 but was immediately...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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