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MAVERICKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dirk Nowitzki reveals he didn't used to root for other Europeans to succeed

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has been a dominant force in the league for a long time. Nowitzki is entering his 18th season, and during that time the NBA has changed drastically.  One of the biggest changes has been the influx of European talent in the NBA. Nowitzki has always been the gold standard for players making the transition, but the German superstar recently revealed...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Revenge, Dwight Powell Leads Canada Past Brazil 80-64

Canada grabbed a small measure of revenge for Brazil beating them in the Pan Am Gold Medal Game a month ago by laying a 80-64 beating on their opponent at the Tuto Marchand Continental Cup in Puerto Rico on Monday. Canada never trailed and was up by as much as 25 points in the fourth quarter, the Dallas Mavericks Dwight Powell coming off the bench to lead all scorers with 18 points in 18 minutes.
Via Pro Bball Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Matthews Expects To Play Opening Night

Wesley Matthews expects to be in the Dallas Mavericks' lineup for opening night. Matthews is returning from a ruptured Achilles heel and signed with the Mavericks in free agency.
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron, Kyrie to see reduced minutes next season

    With several Eastern Conference rivals getting significantly stronger this offseason, if the Cleveland Cavaliers want to make it back to the NBA Finals in 2016, they’re gonna have to do some maintenance around the edges. And the team knows it very well. According to a report on Saturday by Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Cavaliers plan to reduce the minutes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Nash to help produce film on Dallas' legal ecstasy scene

Despite spending just six of his 18 years as a player in the NBA with the Mavericks, the city of Dallas has left quite the impression with Steve Nash.  Unfortunately, it was more for events happening off the court during the 1980's.   According to Variety, Nash has signed on to be an executive producer for a new documentary about "the origins of the global rave movement in 1980...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Dallas Mavericks Put All Their Eggs in One Basket and It Backfired

Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks discusses why DeAndre Jordan elected to not sign with the Mavericks at a press conference. (Michael Ainsworth/The Dallas Morning News) It would be hard to find a team who were bigger losers in free agency, and the trade market than the Dallas Mavericks this past year. The team had a verbal agreement with center, DeAndre Jordan, but the...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons posts video of shooting session after offseason surgery

Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons underwent surgery this offseason to repair cartilage in his right knee, but he's already back on the floor getting shots up.The Mavericks were pretty secretive about the details of the operation and projected timeline. While there's some concern Parsons might not be ready for the season opener, this video he posted on his Instagram of a workout...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle aiming for a balanced offense

With all the changes the Dallas Mavericks made this offseason, and all the depth added, head coach Rick Carlisle is aiming to have the Mavs be a little more balanced than they have been in recent years.With multiple rotation quality players, Carlisle says he'll be focused on keeping everyone involved to achieve that offensive balance.Here's what Carlisle told Earl K. Sneed of Mavs...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers reportedly tried to bring Yi Jianlian back to the NBA

    These days, former No. 6 overall pick Yi Jianlian is 30 years old and a punchline in NBA circles, widely considered to be one of the biggest draft busts of all-time. Ever since the Milwaukee Bucks selected him in the lottery over Joakim Noah in 2007, all Yi did was bounce around four different teams in five seasons, averaging 7.9 points per game and 4.9 rebounds per game...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: A beast among boys

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has made the last 15 years pleasant as pecan pie for the Mavericks team and their fan base. Competitiveness has not been an issue in the league for them since Cuban’s arrival, which makes perfect sense as Cuban is one of the most zealous men to ever walk this earth. The Mavs may be at a tipping point currently, but thanks to Cuban, the spill...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: What Should Be Their Rotation?

Source: Chris Covatta/Getty Images North America By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… After a hectic offseason that brought a number of unforeseen challenges to the Dallas Mavericks organization, their final roster is beginning to take shape. They have well over the maximum 15 spots allowed right now and will need to trim off some of the players towards the bottom...
Via HoopStuff
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: JaVale McGee Signing Grade

(Feb. 22, 2015 – Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Dallas Mavericks added a third big man to their rotation at the five spot by adding one of the league’s most entertaining, yet worrying, players in “Shaqtin’ A Fool” star JaVale McGee on a two-year deal at the veteran’s minimum. After struggling with...
Via HoopStuff
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Why The Würzburg Warrior Warrants Your Love

An NBA Champion, NBA Finals MVP, NBA Most Valuable Player, 13-time All-Star, and four-time All-NBA First Team, Dirk Nowitzki represents his hometown of Würzburg, West Germany, quite well. The list goes on and on. Today, Nowitzki sits 7th in NBA history in scoring. This upcoming season, Dirk will pass one of the best players in the game of basketball for 6th on the all-time scoring...
Via The Sports Quotient
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: How is the team’s contingency plan going?

There is no doubt that the Dallas Mavericks are in a tough spot. The franchise lost Tyson Chandler, Monta Ellis, and Rajon Rondo, who were three of the five starters for the team last season. Players like Al-Farouq Aminu and Amar’e Stoudemire will also be missed as they were key role players who came off the bench for the team. Most importantly, quasi-acquiring DeAndre Jordan screwed...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Dallas Mavericks do what they can this offseason

The Dallas Mavericks over the last couple of weeks have become a little older. Hopefully, some wisdom can be added as well. On paper, the starting lineup looks promising. They signed a couple of players in their 30s who are more than capable of playing at a mediocre level, but have seen better days. New acquisitions in point guard Deron Williams and center Samuel Dalembert have been...
Via isportsweb.com
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs sign veteran swingman Richard Jefferson

Hands up if you saw this one coming: the Cavs are reportedly signing veteran small forward Richard Jefferson. ESPN’s Marc Stein was first with the report, with NEOMG’s Chris Haynes and the Akron Beacon Journal’s Jason Lloyd confirming and adding that it’s a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum, worth a shade under $1.5 million.1 Another curveball in Mavs' offseason...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: Donald Trump's billions might not be real

Mark Cuban has had beef with Donald Trump for a while, and he decided to reignite his issues with the businessman once again. In some thoughts shared on the Cyberdust app for which he is a chief investor, Cuban questioned the legitimacy of Trump’s 2016 presidential bid. Cuban, who owns the Dallas Mavericks and whose...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks Add to Their New-Look Backcourt

J.J. Barea will rejoin the Dallas Mavericks roster as another key piece in their backcourt. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) After the whole DeAndre Jordan scenario played out, players who had agreed to deals with the Dallas Mavericks saw their pay-days get a bit larger. One of those players was J.J. Barea. Barea and the Mavs signed a four year, $16 million deal after they...
Via The Sports Journal
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban proposes 20-team NBA playoff field

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is among the most savvy executives in the sports world. From a pure likability standpoint, he’s also one of the first ones that comes to mind. Though, Cuban’s outspoken mentality has not exactly made him best friends with the league itself. Using CyberDust, an open communication website, Cuban explained how he just proposed a 20-team playoff...
Via Sportsnaut
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan apologizes to Cuban, Mavs...on Twitter

The entire DeAndre Jordan fiasco that played out Wednesday came to a conclusion shortly after midnight east coast time on Thursday resulted in the center returning to the Los Angeles Clippers after verbally committing to the Dallas Mavericks. It brought on some hurt feelings from both sides, a few media-related spats and one great emoji war. Now, a couple days removed from all that...
Via Sportsnaut
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets reach buyout agreement with Deron Williams

Early Friday morning, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported that the Brooklyn Nets were working on a buyout agreement with guard Deron Williams. Williams, who has struggled a great deal since coming over from the Utah Jazz during the 2010-11 campaign, reportedly wants to join his home-town Dallas Mavericks. NBA.com’s David Aldridge is now indicating that the two sides have come to terms...
Via Sportsnaut
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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