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MAVERICKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
14 hours 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
17 hours 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
18 hours 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
19 hours 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
19 hours 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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day 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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cuban: Mavs might save $2.7M exception

The Dallas Mavericks are in discussions with a couple of candidates for their $2.7 million cap-room exception, but owner Mark Cuban made it clear that the team isn’t desperate to fill that slot this summer. “We’re talking to a couple of players, but it’s one of those things that if we don’t get the right player, we’ll just hold it so that during the season when a player...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How the Chandlers Improve the Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks have made quite the splash this summer. After nearly knocking off the San Antonio Spurs in the opening round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs, the Mavericks re-tooled their roster by adding Chandler Parsons, Raymond Felton, Richard Jefferson, Rashard Lewis, and bringing back center Tyson Chandler. Now the question is, are the Mavericks […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Recollected Delonte West gets shot from Doc Rivers

Delonte West injured his right thumb in a very typical way during his rookie season with the Celtics in 2004-05. He sprained the thumb during an in-practice fight for a loose ball, and was later spotted by then-coach Doc Rivers actually talking to his hand. “He said it listens to him — it’s going to heal that way,” Rivers, a personal fan of the combo guard right from the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mekel, Ledo looking to make an impact with the Mavs

LAS VEGAS -- Gal Mekel and Ricky Ledo both had roster spots with the Dallas Mavericks last season. As for NBA roles, the jury is still out.   The Mavericks packed up and left NBA Summer League with not much set in stone for those two. Mekel is going into the second year of a three-year guaranteed contract. Ledo's league minimum deal is guaranteed for 2014-15, but not beyond...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Griffin gets his shot with the Mavericks after getting noticed

You may not know who Eric Griffin is, but you've certainly noticed him if you've been watching the Las Vegas Summer League. Griffin has been the human pogo stick on the Dallas Mavericks' roster. He's been the one devouring stretches of the floor with long strides before catapulting himself into the air. He's been the one attempting to rip the rim off the backboard...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk playing past 40? Mavs president thinks so

LAS VEGAS -- Dirk Nowitzki shocked a lot of folks by agreeing to a three-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks for a modest (by NBA superstar standards) $25 million. Don't be surprised if this isn't his last deal. By becoming the fourth highest-paid Maverick for the upcoming season, Nowitzki gave Mark Cuban the necessary salary wiggle room to land restricted free agent...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons is Dallas' LeBron

LAS VEGAS -- Chandler Parsons is coming to Dallas to be more than just the starting small forward, a potential All Star and heir apparent to Dirk Nowitzki as the face of the franchise. The Mavericks are counting of Parson to be their LeBron James. Parsons won't be asked to carry to Mavs to four straight NBA Finals or win multiple MVPs. The front office does believe Parsons'...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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