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Mavs waive backup center Bernard James, 2 others

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Mavericks have waived center Bernard James, forward Ivan Johnson and guard Doron Lamb to get their roster to 15 for the start of the season. The moves Saturday mean 10th-year forward Charlie Villanueva will be with the Mavericks when they open the season Tuesday night at San Antonio. James, a former staff sergeant in the Air Force who did three tours in the...
Via AP on Fox
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Mavericks Waive Bernard James, Ivan Johnson, Doron Lamb

The Dallas Mavericks announced Saturday that they have waived Bernard James, Ivan Johnson and Doron Lamb. The Mavericks' roster stands at 15, with Charlie Villanueva making the regular season roster out of training camp.
Via RealGM
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Mavericks Predictions: Dirk Nowitzki will crash the boards

By now, you have scoured through the countless previews about the 30 NBA teams and their offseason moves. This is not that preview column. In fact, this one could make you money, not waste productivity at the office. (You know who you are.) I’m here to delve further into the upcoming NBA season with the for-entertainment-purposes-only team previews with the gambling twist. Actual...
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Mavericks Injury Update: Raymond Felton progresses to hydro pool exercises

The Dallas Mavericks enter tonight's game against the Orlando Magic coming off an 88-85 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday. Gal Mekel lead the Mavericks with 17 points and eight assists in 42 minutes. The Mavericks were again without guard Raymond Felton, who continues to recover from an ankle injury. The good news is that Felton has progressed to hydro pool exercises...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Monta Ellis Hopes To Spend Rest Of Career With Mavs

Monta Ellis has the ability to opt out of his contract with the Dallas Mavericks after this season, but he has become fond of the organization and discussed a desire to retire with the team. “It is a business, but at the same time, I’m going to look into everything with my family, sit down with my wife, my kids and we’re going to go from there," Ellis said. "But I’m...
Via RealGM
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Top 5 most expensive games for Mavericks tickets

The Dallas Mavericks enter the 2014-15 season after falling just short of defeating the San Antonio Spurs in the 2014 NBA playoffs. In fact, the Mavs took the eventual champions to seven games and by far were the most difficult team for San Antonio to eliminate in last year’s playoffs. With that oh-so-close success of last year in the rear view mirror, Mavericks fans are looking...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons motivated to prove his worth

The Dallas Mavericks signed small forward Chandler Parsons this past offseason, and believe that he will be the missing piece that helps take them to the next level. They believe that they are truly championship contenders now with Dirk Nowitzki leading the way once again. Parsons will add another legitimate scorer, and there is plenty of athletic ability and potential for him to...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 NBA Preview: Dallas Mavericks

Dallas has rarely missed the playoffs in the Dirk-era, but they’ll have another tough fight on their hands. Dallas should be in the mix for one of the lower seeds and the fight is so close that one wrong move or one injury at the wrong time could knock them out. They’re bringing in a couple of big names, the Chandler guys, but with the pieces they’re losing like Vince Carter’s...
Via Analytics Game
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs Release Eric Griffin, Yuki Togashi

The Dallas Mavericks have requested waivers on forward Eric Griffin and guard Yuki Togashi. Griffin (6-8, 194) was originally signed on July 18 after representing the Mavericks at the Las Vegas Summer League where he averaged 9.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.0 blocks, 1.3 steals and 19.3 minutes. He saw action in two preseason games for Dallas. Togashi (5-7, 143) was signed by the Mavericks...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter stuffs Dirk Nowitzki at the rim (Video / GIF)

Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Vince Carter blocked a slam dunk attempt by Dallas Mavericks teammate Dirk Nowitzki in the closing moments of the first quarter Monday night's preseason game at the American Airlines Center.Nowitzki got his own rebound after his three-point attempt was blocked and appeared to have an easy dunk, but Carter displayed his hops and stuffed his former...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies fall to Chandler-led Mavericks in preseason play

DALLAS -- Tyson Chandler's off-season work on his shot was apparent on Monday night. Chandler scored 14 points and added a game-high eight rebounds in the Dallas Mavericks' 108-103 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. The center's eight points in the first quarter included two jump shots from near the foul line. "I've been working on it," Chandler said. ...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks season preview: Player projections

With the regular season a little over a week away, it’s the time of the year where we start to take a look at the make-up of the teams. This is part three of my Dallas Mavericks season preview, and you can find my roster analysis and team projections at these links. Let’s start by taking a look at who the Mavs starters should be. PPG=Points per game, APG= Assists per game, RPG...
Via isportsweb.com
6 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
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons answers Carlisle’s overweight comment with shirtless pic

Looks like Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle has some concerns about the team’s latest acquisition, small forward Chandler Parsons. He apparently thinks Parsons a bit on the heavy side: “Parsons looked tired out there. His shot was short. He’s working on losing some weight. He’s a little heavier than he’s been,” Carlisle said after the team’s 118-90 loss...
Via Low Brow Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Parsons take subtle shot at Carlisle with Instagram post?

I’m not sure if Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons is thirst trapping, or throwing shots at his coach, Rick Carlisle. Chandler posted this photo to Instagram on Saturday with a piggy emoticon, after his coach made comments to the media about his weight. Carlisle said he wants to see Chandler closer to the weight he was last season when he played for the Rockets. ...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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