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Barring injury, Mavericks' starting lineup is set for season opener at San Antonio

For the first three quarters of Monday’s exhibition game against Memphis, the Mavericks showed some true colors. They might not always play that well — they were up 91-75 going into the fourth quarter and up to then, the Grizzlies had played mostly heavy lifters as well. But with the exception of Jae Crowder, who sat until playing the entire fourth quarter, the Mavericks...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle says LeBron James is Top 5 player of all-time

Rick Carlisle has seen his share of all-time great players. He was once a teammate of Larry Bird’s and he’s watched guys like Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan dominate the league. So what he said is a bit of an eye-opener considering that the man he was talking about is still currently playing in the league. From Dave McMenamin of ESPN: Dallas' Rick Carlisle on LeBron: ...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs coach predicts Nowitzki will finish his career in prestigious top five group

Jason Whitney Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle believes Dirk Nowitzki will finish as one of the five greatest scorers in the history of the NBA – at least statistically speaking. The German 7-footer currently has 26,786 points during his 16 NBA seasons and is under contract for the next few seasons after signing a three-year, $25 million deal this […] Sports-Kings - The...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons Called Out By Salty 12-Year-Old (Video)

Chandler Parsons can’t catch a break these days. When he’s  not busy being called out by coach Rick Carlisle for being ‘heavy’, he’s now got 12-year-old’s taking shots at him. Watch this pre-teen YouTuber call out Parsons show off his “mad skills”. No word as to why he targeted Parsons–race thing or Rockets thing? No one knows, but stay woke. [The Starters]
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons Serves Six Pack Of Abs To Rick Carlisle

Chandler Parsons serves six pack of abs to Rick Carlisle with his shirtless photo showing off his ripped body.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle’s ripping of Chandler Parsons’ weight was unnecessary and stupid

Oftentimes in the NBA, players make dumb and controversial statements. Across all professional sports, that is the case and when players do say things that are ill-advised, coaches and executives are the people that have to backtrack those remarks and save face. Rarely, if ever, is it the coach saying something stupid, especially about a player. Well, veteran coach Rick Carlisle...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle’s ripping of Chandler Parsons’ weight was unnecessary and stupid

Oftentimes in the NBA, players make dumb and controversial statements. Across all professional sports, that is the case and when players do say things that are ill-advised, coaches and executives are the people that have to backtrack those remarks and save face. Rarely, if ever, is it the coach saying something stupid, especially about a player. Well, veteran coach Rick Carlisle...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons, Rick Carlisle Squabble Over Parsons’ Weight

Chandler Parsons probably hasn’t been told he’s fat too many times. The star forward and new Dallas Mavericks starter is — like...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlisle Says His Wife Followed Parsons on IG After He Posted Shirtless Pic

Things are getting a little weird in Dallas. Rick Carlisle called out Chandler Parsons on being husky. Parsons decided to make his statement via Instagram. Loading
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle apologizes for calling Parsons overweight

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle apologized on Sunday for some recent comments he made about his team’s biggest offseason acquisition. After Chandler Parsons missed five of six 3-pointers during a preseason game last week, Carlisle said Parsons needs to lose some weight and work on his conditioning. “Parsons looked tired out there,” Carlisle said,...Read More
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlisle apologizes to Parsons, Mavs

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle apologized to Chandler Parsons for publicly criticizing the team's prized free-agent addition's weight and conditioning after Friday night's preseason game. "It was unfair and inappropriate to single out Chandler Parsons after the game Friday night," Carlisle wrote in a statement issued Sunday afternoon. "I have apologized...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs' Carlisle Apologizes to 'Heavy' Parsons

DALLAS -- Two days after taking the unusual measure of calling out Chandler Parsons for carrying "extra pounds,'' coach Rick Carlisle orchestrated an equally unusual move: The Mavs coach issued a private and public apology to Dallas' new budding star. "It was unfair and inappropriate to single out Chandler Parsons after the game Friday night," Carlisle...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle Apologizes to Parsons for Calling Him Fat

Rick Carlisle normally never apologizes for anything, so clearly something got to him. Carlisle and Chandler Parsons have been going back on forth at each other. Carlisle suggested that Parsons wasn’t in shape, so Parsons took to social media to prove he’s stacked with a nice set of abs. Loading
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlisle Apologizes For Criticising Parsons' Weight, Conditioning

Rick Carlisle apologized to Chandler Parsons via a press release from the Dallas Mavericks for criticizing his weight and conditioning. "It was unfair and inappropriate to single out Chandler Parsons after the game Friday night," Carlisle wrote in a statement issued Sunday afternoon. "I have apologized to him and the entire team for this error in judgment. Not only...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle: Parsons too heavy

Chandler Parsons, whose wallet got much fatter when he signed a three-year, $46 million deal with the Dallas Mavericks, also focused on bulking up his physique this summer. As far as coach Rick Carlisle is concerned, Parsons added too much weight. For the second time since the Mavs reported to camp, Carlisle made a point to note Parsons needs to shed weight. The 6-foot-9 Parsons...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle Asking Chandler Parsons To Lose Extra Weight

Chandler Parsons had nine points, six rebounds and six assists in 20 minutes in the Dallas Mavericks' second preseason game on Friday. Afterward, Rick Carlisle said the veteran forward needs to increase his basketball shape by losing some weight. “Parsons looked tired out there,” Carlisle said. “His shot was short. He’s working on losing some weight. He’s a little heavier...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs HC Rick Carlisle on Chandler Parsons: He’s a Little Bit Heavy

It looks like the relationship between Chandler Parsons and Rick Carlisle is off to a bit of a bumpy start after the Dallas Mavericks head coach made it known publicly on Friday, that he isn’t happy with his forward’s weight and conditioning. He looked tired out there tonight to me, and his shot is short. He’s working on losing some weight. He’s a little bit heavier than...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlisle: Parsons' weight 'too much'

Chandler Parsons, whose wallet got much fatter when he signed a three-year, $46 million deal with the Dallas Mavericks, also focused on bulking up his physique this summer. As far as coach Rick Carlisle is concerned, Parsons added too much weight. For the second time since the Mavs reported to camp, Carlisle made a point to note that Parsons needs to shed weight. The 6-foot-9 Parsons...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs' Parsons and the Battle of the Bulge?

DALLAS -- There are certain battles Mavs players are not going to win. Like battles with coach Rick Carlisle. There are other certain battles that Carlisle insists they must win. Like Chandler Parsons' "Battle of the Bulge.'' "He looked tired out there tonight to me, and his shot is short," Carlisle said after Dallas' preseason loss to OKC on Friday...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Injury Update: Dirk Nowitzki doubtful for tonight

Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks will likely miss his second preseason game in a row tonight against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to a hip injury, according to ESPN.com. The seven footer suffered from a hip contusion in a Fan Jam scrimmage last Saturday.Per Rick Carlisle, Dirk Nowitzki (right hip) went through non-contact practice today. Out Friday vs. OKC, but may play...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks coach Carlisle says guaranteed contracts won’t impact who makes final roster

Like all NBA teams, the Dallas mavericks have more players in for training camp than they’ll be able to keep on the final roster once the regular season begins. The idea is to get a look at guys who may help down the road, or in case an injury forces the team to add a player later in the season. Dallas already has 15 players signed to guaranteed deals, which is the maximum the...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlisle sees improvement across board for Mavs

DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks brass have earned high marks and rightfully so for their solid moves this summer in revamping the roster, making additions like Al-Farouq Aminu, Tyson Chandler, Raymond Felton, Richard Jefferson, Jameer Nelson, Chandler Parsons, Greg Smith and Charlie Villanueva, who was officially added to the mix on Tuesday. And the universal consensus among fans...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson likely to sign with Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks have been looking to make a big move or two this offseason, and it appears that they are close to making a big upgrade to their point guard position. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Mavericks and point guard Jameer Nelson are on track to complete a deal when they visit with each other on Thursday. This will certainly be a big addition to an...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlisle looking to win with new faces on Mavs' roster

In the aftermath of the trade that brought Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton to the Dallas Mavericks, Rick Carlisle seemed to believe he'd still have players such as Vince Carter and perhaps even Shawn Marion on his roster. That all changed when the Mavs decided to sign Rockets small forward Chandler Parsons to a three-year, $46 million offer sheet. Carlisle will once again try...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlisle looking to win with new faces on Mavs' roster

In the aftermath of the trade that brought Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton to the Dallas Mavericks, Rick Carlisle seemed to believe he'd still have players such as Vince Carter and perhaps even Shawn Marion on his roster. That all changed when the Mavs decided to sign Rockets small forward Chandler Parsons to a three-year, $46 million offer sheet. Carlisle will once again try...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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