2017 NBA Lottery Mock Draft 1.0

The NBA Draft is just over two months away so it’s time to debut our first mock draft heading into the draft lottery next month. After finishing with a 33-49 record on the season, the Dallas Mavericks enter the NBA Draft lottery in May with the 9th best odds of landing the top overall pick […] 2017 NBA Lottery Mock Draft 1.0 - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas...
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1 day ago

Ex-Mavs Excelling in the NBA Playoffs

The Dallas Mavericks might not be in the playoffs, but they do have former Mavericks that are excelling the first round of the playoffs. The Dallas Mavericks finished the season with a 33-49 record in the first losing season since Mark Cuban has owned the team. Dirk Nowitzki missed the playoffs once again and the […] Ex-Mavs Excelling in the NBA Playoffs - The Smoking Cuban - The...
Via The Smoking Cuban
3 days ago

Dallas Mavericks: Much Needed Urgency For The 2017 NBA Draft

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Joel Embiid trolls Dirk Nowitzki after Real Madrid's win

Joel Embiid, for some reason, is a Real Madrid fan. There never really was an explanation why, so we’re going to assume he just followed the herd and jumped on the bandwagon.Dirk Nowitzki is also a soccer fan, and roots for Bayern Munich, which makes sense, given that he’s German.And for some reason, with the two teams squaring off in a Champions League match on Tuesday, Embiid...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sorting Out the Dallas Mavericks Back Court Moving Forward

The Dallas Mavericks enter a offseason with questions surrounding their roster and more importantly, their back court. Last year, Dallas went out in free agency to land their wing player of the future in Harrison Barnes to go with Wesley Matthews. At the trade deadline this season, Dallas then went out and obtained (hopefully) their […] Sorting Out the Dallas Mavericks Back Court...
Via The Smoking Cuban
4 days ago

The second annual NBA All-Injury team

Often, when NBA team and player awards are selected, players who suffered injuries during the regular season get discounted (fairly) for not having played as much as other players who put up similar per-game numbers.This year's Rookie of the Year race is the perfect example. Joel Embiid, who by most metrics and by the eye test was 2016/17's best rookie, only played in 31 games this...
Via The Sports Quotient
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shark Tank recap: Llama security, free photo printing, universal parking validation, safer bike brakes

The Shiver: Tonight’s group of sharks: Dallas Mavericks owner and tech-sector maverick Mark Cuban in his usual stage-right chair, real estate impresariess Barbara Corcoran, venture capital mogul Kevin “Mister Wonderful” O’Leary, QVC Queen Lori Greiner and Silicon Valley rockstar Chris Sacca. The Bait: Better Life Alert, better photo printing, better parking validation and...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Entire Mavericks Season in Review

  There was a rare feeling in the Mavericks locker room; it was light-hearted, jovial, fun. The Dallas Mavericks had just held off the Los Angeles Clippers in a 97-95 win. And if anyone had just dropped into this game without context, they wouldn’t know the Mavs were still three games out of the playoffs.   The atmosphere felt like a playoff game. J.J. Barea’s 1 ejection in...
Via Mavs Fanatic
8 days ago

Dirk Nowitzki to return for 20th NBA season, open to possibly playing a 21st

The Big German will be gracing us with his presence for at least another year.Addressing the media on Thursday after the Dallas Mavericks’ season finale the night before, 13-time All-Star big man Dirk Nowitzki said that he will “definitely” be returning to the Mavs next season for his 20th NBA campaign. As if that wasn’t news enough, Nowitzki even left open the possibility...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: The Youth Transition Is Finally Beginning

Via FOX Sports
9 days ago

Mark Cuban says Adam Silver wouldn’t honor Tony Romo’s Mavs contract

Tony Romo had a good time warming up with the Dallas Mavericks before Tuesday’s game against the Denver Nuggets, but Mavs owner Mark Cuban wanted Romo to play in the actual game. NBA commissioner Adam Silver nixed the idea. From ESPN: When he approached NBA commissioner Adam Silver with the idea, Cuban said, “I told him what I was going to do and said, ‘Fine me if you don...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo received about 600 text messages after Mavs announcement

Tony Romo probably received more positive feedback about his one-day appearance with the Dallas Mavericks than he used to get for leading the Cowboys to victory.News came out on Saturday saying that Romo would be signing to play with the Mavericks for the team’s final home game of the regular season. Speaking with reporters Tuesday about the affair, Romo said he received around...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks claim DeAndrew Liggns off waivers

    DALLAS MAVERICKS PRESS RELEASE   DALLAS – The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have been awarded guard DeAndre Liggins on a waiver claim. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.   Liggins (6-6, 209) was originally drafted by the Orlando Magic with the 53rd overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. He holds career averages of 2.0 points, 1.4 rebounds,...
Via Mavs Fanatic
11 days ago

Nuggets official blasts Mavs over Tony Romo suiting up

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will be in uniform and participate in pre-game activities as the Dallas Mavericks close up their season Tuesday night.It’s the Mavericks’ way of paying homage to one of the most popular sports figures in Dallas after Romo himself “retired” from the NFL earlier in the month.While it does seem to be a tremendous show of respect, there...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki fan hits half-court shot to win TV, celebrates with Dirk

I can say with confidence that no fan at NBA games last night had a better time than Courtney Novak did at the Mavericks-Spurs game in Dallas.Novak wore an awesome shirt with Dirk Nowitzki’s face on it, and proceeded to drain a half-court shot to win a 65-inch 4K TV. That sounds great enough, but the moment was made even better by Novak getting to celebrate the shot with Dirk.Here’s...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Moving NBA MVP announcement back is annoying, but it’s the wave of the future

Who will win the NBA MVP this year? Russell Westbrook? James Harden? Someone else? The league is going to make its fans wait longer than normal to find out.The NBA, which normally announces its MVP in the playoffs, will now do so in an awards show after the 2017 NBA Finals. Traditionally, the NBA MVP is awarded in an on-court ceremony before a playoff game, somewhere around the second...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki has funny quote about Harrison Barnes being a bust

Harrison Barnes has performed well for the Mavericks after getting a big money deal during the offseason. However, during the preseason, he had plenty of skeptics.After being a complimentary piece of a Warriors championship team, Barnes was set for a much larger role with Dallas when he agreed to a $94 million contract with the Mavericks. With the contract came increased expectations...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers rout Mavericks in Noel's return to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Justin Anderson tied his career high with 19 points and Robert Covington scored 12 of his 18 points in Philadelphia's dominant third quarter, helping the 76ers rout the Dallas Mavericks 116-74 on Friday night. Richaun Holmes added 17 points for the 76ers, who snapped an eight-game losing streak to Dallas while spoiling Nerlens Noel's return to Philadelphia. ...
Via Associated Press
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel returns to Philly as member of Mavs

Nerlens Noel returns to Philadelphia on Friday night, when he and the Dallas Mavericks continue their road trip against the 76ers. Noel, who spent two and a half seasons swinging between center and forward for the Sixers, was traded to Dallas on Feb. 23 for forward Justin Anderson, center Andrew Bogut and a conditional 2017 first-round draft pick. "You know, I've been thinking about...
Via Associated Press
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban offers to sell part of the Mavericks to President Obama

Barack Obama has some time on his hands now that he is the former leader of the free world. The former president gave up his “cushy” gig at the White House back in January and has since been seen traveling the world. Private islands. Trips to New York City. You name it, Obama has been there.Maybe as an attempt to help the former president pass some time, Dallas Mavericks owner...
Via Sportsnaut
March 15, 2017  |  Discuss

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