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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
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are the Mavericks Primed to make a Deep Playoff Run in 2015?

To say the Mavericks have had a busy off season would be a severe understatement. The Mavs have been after every marquee free agent this year including LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, and Luol Deng to name a few. Yet the Mavs have failed to bring in any of the top three free agents this year. The Mavericks however brought in less notable but, more important players to fill out the...
Via TopSportsReport
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion likely leaving Mavericks, says run was 'memorable, fun, amazing'

In his five seasons with the Mavericks, Shawn Marion never once got anywhere close to scoring or rebounding like he did when he was a double-double machine and a four-time All-Star with Phoenix. And yet, he could see himself going down in history as a Maverick. And maybe into the Hall of Fame as a Maverick, too. The Matrix put the candle on his career birthday cake in Dallas when...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  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
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Johnson Exits NBPA As Vote For New Executive Director Nears

Kevin Johnson has exited the NBPA search committee for finding a new executive director. Johnson wanted to play a larger role in controlling the meeting on Monday to present three finalists for the job. The three candidates are Dallas Mavericks CEO Terdema Ussery, Washington D.C. attorney Michele Johnson and Dean Garfield, president and CEO of the Information Technology Industry...
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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Responds To Chandler Parsons Beef Through Clueless Tweets

Chandler Parsons agreed to an offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks on July 10 worth $45 million over three years. The Houston Rockets elected not to match the offer for the 25-year-old small forward. That left Parsons, who averaged 16.6 points per game last season, feeling a bit offended. “They publicly said that they were going out looking for a third star when I thought they...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons offended by James Harden’s cornerstone comments

If the rivalry between the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks weren’t already strong enough, it just got even more interesting following Chandler Parsons signing with Dallas and the war of words that ensued. First off, let’s start with Parsons, who says he was offended by Houston’s public search for a “third star” when he felt […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban Walking 24 Hours After Total Hip Replacement

    Remember the days when team owners didn’t post videos of themselves walking for the first time after total hip replacement? Those…
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Rumors: Dallas signs Al-Farouq Aminu

Former-Pelicans forward, Al-Farouq Aminu, has signed a two-year deal worth $2.1 million with the Dallas Mavericks, according to his agent Raymond Brothers.Aminu's deal with Dallas is for two years, $2.1M, player option for second season, per source.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 24, 2014The Mavericks reached an agreement with Aminu to sign him for the veteran's...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Al-Farouq Aminu Heads to Dallas Mavericks

(Photo by Tony the Tiger via wikimediacommons.org) AlFarouq Aminu and the Dallas Mavericks have agreed to a two year contract, with an option in the second year, according to ESPN.com. The 23-year old former starter for the New Orleans Pelicans averaged 7.2 points per game and 6.2 rebounds per game, and is expected to play behind Dirk Nowitzki and Chandler Parsons. At 6’9, and...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Al Farouq Aminu Signing Grade

Dallas Mavericks: Al Farouq Aminu Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, minimum (player option) This is one of the best value contracts in the NBA. With Rashard Lewis’s contract voided because of injury, they moved to small forward Al Farouq Aminu to give them depth and signing him for the minimum is a steal. He is just 23, has started...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Al-Farouq Aminu Agrees To Two-Year, $2.1M Deal With Mavericks

Al-Farouq Aminu has agreed to a two-year, $2.1 million contract with the Dallas Mavericks. Aminu will have a player option on the second season of his deal. Aminu averaged 7.2 points and 6.2 rebounds in 25.6 minutes per game while shooting 47.4 percent from the floor last season for the New Orleans Pelicans. Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/07/23/5990120/mavericks...
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Chandler Parsons isn't mad at Dwight Howard for comment

Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons was on the Jim Rome Show Wednesday and responded to Dwight Howard's comment that the Rockets wouldn't be affected by Parsons' departure at all. After Parsons left, former teammate Dwight Howard said his departure “won't affect us at all.” Parsons said the comment didn't bother him, but it was “ridiculous....
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  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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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...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mavs Close To Signing Jameer Nelson

Mark Cuban hasn’t been able to land a big fish, but he’s done a very good job of improving his roster in other ways. Bringing back Tyson Chandler is huge for their interior defense and stealing Parsons from in-state rival Houston was the huge shocker, especially since he’ll be making more money than Dirk Nowitzki. Now […]
Via Full Scale Sports
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks void Rashard Lewis contract after knee injury

The Dallas Mavericks have voided the contract for Rashard Lewis after discovering that the veteran forward needs surgery on his right knee. “It came to our attention during Rashard Lewis’ physical that he is in need of a medical procedure on his right knee,” Mavs president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson said in a statement released by the team. “We wish him all the...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Mavericks Off-Season Acquisitions

The Dallas Mavericks were left with a low amount of players on their roster following last season, so they had to make a bevy of moves to improve their roster, and fill it.  They made some pretty impactful moves, and below I grade every signing they made:Jae CrowderGrade: C-I’m not a huge fan of Jae Crowder production wise.  He’s a bit of an undersized Small Forward, as he...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  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...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
4 days ago  |  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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rashard Lewis Reportedly Needs Knee Surgery

Former Heat forward Rashard Lewis is having health issues. Lewis had agreed to sign with the Mavs, but now it is being reported that he must have knee surgery very soon. Forward Rashard Lewis will have knee surgery soon, a source told Yahoo. Lewis has previously agreed to sign with Dallas. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 22, 2014 At age 34, major knee surgery can’t be...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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