The Dallas Mavericks made a flurry of moves on the opening night of free agency to improve their roster around Luka Doncic. The 22-year-old superstar was gearing up to put on another show in Tokyo as the agreements were happening.
Trae Young doesn’t have time for the Luka Doncic comparisons. Young is signing the first big contract of his NBA career. As a result, he focuses more on becoming one of the all-time NBA greats when it’s all said and done.
He actually said it would be great to play with Luka Doncic Things are getting hairy in the free agency front. With virtually all the larger names off the board, the moves the Mavericks have made seem to be the last ones they’re willing to make unless something changes.
A cynic explains his slight optimism Perhaps it’s the fact that I’ve been raving about the missed opportunities in 2019 for so long. Possibly it’s because I’ve grown weary of being the guy who points out the flaws in the plans of the Mavericks.
The Dallas Mavericks sat out of the draft after trading away both of their picks, but they promised to be aggressive in free agency. Dallas traded Josh Richardson to the Boston Celtics for Moses Brown on July 31 to create an additional $10 million in cap space.
4 down, 2 to go Slovenia defeated Germany 94-70 in a battle of the countries responsible for the Dallas Mavericks past and future success. Luka Doncic led Slovenia to the win with a near triple double of 20 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists.
And the Luka Dončić world domination tour continues. The Slovenian men’s national team remains the feelgood surprise of the Tokyo Olympics as the Mavericks’ superstar point guard led them past Germany, 94-70, on Monday night, Dallas time, to advance to the semifinals.
The Mavericks and free agent center Boban Marnjanović came to an agreement Monday to keep the big man in Dallas, according to Shams Charania. The salary figure has yet to be reported, but will likely be around the league minimum.
Ahead of free agency starting late Monday afternoon, the Mavericks announced their roster and coaching staff for the Las Vegas Summer League schedule that is set to begin on August 9th against the Philadelphia 76ers at 3 PM.
Luka Doncic is closing in on a max extension with the Dallas Mavericks. According to Marc Stein of The New York Times, Doncic will formally sign a five-year, $202 million extension after the Tokyo Olympics.