JAMEER NELSON NEWS

'No-nonsense' Jameer Nelson has message for those expecting more PG turnover

From 2008 through their championship season and on into 2012, the Mavericks had one starting point guard. It was Jason Kidd’s show. Since then, they’ve had three new starters at the point in three seasons. It’ll be Jameer Nelson when the regular season begins next week. He’s following Jose Calderon and Darren Collison as the opening-day starters the previous two seasons...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks down LeBron, Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Chandler Parsons and Jameer Nelson scored 19 points apiece and the Dallas Mavericks beat Cleveland 108-102 on Friday night, handing the Cavaliers their first loss of the preseason. Dirk Nowitzki added 16 and nine rebounds for the Mavericks, who stuck with their starters in the fourth quarter when the Cavs rested LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. Kevin Love didn'...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks down LeBron, Cavaliers 108-102

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Chandler Parsons and Jameer Nelson scored 19 points apiece and the Dallas Mavericks beat Cleveland 108-102 on Friday night, handing the Cavaliers their first loss of the preseason. Dirk Nowitzki added 16 and nine rebounds for the Mavericks, who stuck with their starters in the fourth quarter when the Cavs rested LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. Kevin Love didn'...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Give the young guys a shot

When the Orlando Magic traded the rights to Dario Saric to the Philadelphia 76ers for the rights to Elfrid Payton during the 2014 NBA Draft, I would have needed Indiana Jones to lead me through that maze of Magic fan boos. All of my friends and colleagues who follow the Magic, they all deployed the face-palm reaction. The writing was on the wall for Jameer Nelson. Orlando knew it...
Via Bloguin Best
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Give the young guys a shot

When the Orlando Magic traded the rights to Dario Saric to the Philadelphia 76ers for the rights to Elfrid Payton during the 2014 NBA Draft, I would have needed Indiana Jones to lead me through that maze of Magic fan boos. All of my friends and colleagues who follow the Magic, they all deployed the face-palm reaction. The writing was on the wall for Jameer Nelson. Orlando knew it...
Via Crossover Chronicles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 NBA Preview: Orlando Magic

The Magic have yet to recover from losing Dwight Howard, but they’ve collected a cache of young talent and the future of the team is starting to emerge from the haze. They’ve released the last connection to their finals team, Jameer Nelson, and flipped their leading scorer for a 21 year-old shooting guard. It’s easy to make the playoffs in the east, but they’re a breakout...
Via Analytics Game
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2014/15 Dallas Mavericks: Rising Sideways

It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming season will be their best ever. While some teams will surely be rising up, the same amount will be rising down, with the rest floating along treading water (rising sideways). Since we at The Hoops Manifesto are always 100% accurate with our predictions, we’ve taken the...
Via Hoops Manifesto
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Blog Preview: Orlando Magic looking to turn a corner

Every year, our pal Jeff Clark of Celtics Blog gathers the NBA blogs of the universe together to preview the NBA season. You will the links to those pop up here every weekend until the season starts — you can view the Central and Northwest Division previews here. Today is our turn. Be sure to check out the other Magic preview over at Orlando Pinstriped Post. Team Name: Orlando...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Starting PG role is Jameer Nelson's job to lose

Go ahead and pencil in Jameer Nelson as the Dallas Mavericks’ starting point guard. Not that there was much mystery, but coach Rick Carlisle acknowledged after the team’s intrasquad scrimmage Saturday that Nelson would get the first crack at the starting role. Nelson joined the rest of the starters on the White team, which lost 40-37 to a Blue bunch that featured fellow veteran...
Via Pro Sports 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...
Via Magic Basketball Online
August 22, 2014  |  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...
Via Sports Mockery
August 15, 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...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
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...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
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...
Via Magic Basketball Online
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...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
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...
Via HoopStuff
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...
Via TopSportsReport
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...
Via HoopStuff
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...
Via RealGM
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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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...
Via Hoops-Nation
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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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