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Free Agents the Mavericks Should Definitely Not Pursue

The Dallas Mavericks are constantly in search of some sort of piece to complete the team. The draft will be important, but free agency will play a big part. Here are a few names the Mavs should forget about in that search. Everyone knows the Dallas Mavericks are great at chasing the big names of […] Free Agents the Mavericks Should Definitely Not Pursue - The Smoking Cuban - The...
Via The Smoking Cuban
3 hours ago

A Special Shoutout From the Mavericks to a Staff Member

When the Dallas Mavericks sent staff members to the NBA Draft Lottery, they joined 13 other teams in search of the top pick. However, the Mavs are probably the only team that sent their assistant equipment manager. When I first started covering the Dallas Mavericks, I can honestly say I never thought I would write a […] A Special Shoutout From the Mavericks to a Staff Member ...
Via The Smoking Cuban
2 days ago

Report: Mavericks interested in All-Star guard Jrue Holiday

It wouldn’t be an absolute shock if the Dallas Mavericks were major players in free agency this summer. Coming off a 2016-17 season that saw the Mavs put up their worst record in two decades, owner Mark Cuban cannot be happy with the status quo.Dallas could have up to $33 million to spend in free agency. And while that’s dependent on what the team decides to do with future Hall...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: Mavericks went into tank mode at end of season

The Dallas Mavericks finished the 2016-2017 season with a 33-49 record, which put the Mavs in a difficult spot to cash in during Tuesday night’s NBA Draft lottery.The Mavs had just a 2.2 percent chance to land the top overall pick in the draft and a mere 8.2 percent chance of landing in the top three. With the odds stacked against them, Mark Cuban and the franchise had no real...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki has classic tweet about Mavs’ draft lottery luck

Dirk Nowitzki is going for the reverse jinx ahead of Tuesday’s draft lottery. In the hours leading up to the lottery, the Dallas Mavericks big man posted this priceless tweet poking fun at the team’s unluckiness in drafts past. In truth, the lack of lottery luck on the part of the Mavs, who enter Tuesday with the ninth-best odds, can probably be attributed to how seldom they’re...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Mark Cuban shows off flashy $1K hoverboard

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has invested in many different products over the years, and recently, he seems to have taken an interest in hoverboards. Cuban nearly closed on a deal to buy the rights to the patent held by Hovertrax, but eventually backed out, in pursuit of designing a better one. He then teamed up with Radical Transport to create The Moov, a robotic-looking hoverboard...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki trolls his Mavericks with draft-day tweet

The NBA Draft Lottery will be held on Tuesday. And let’s just say Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki is not optimistic about his team’s chances. Given that it’s not actually possible, something like that happening certainly would not quell Mark Cuban’s paranoia. So, well played, Dirk.It’s true that Dallas does not have a great history with the lottery. Its last pick...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban not a fan of NFL’s move into Las Vegas

Mark Cuban knows how to make money, and he says that the money the NFL expects to make in moving the Raiders to Las Vegas won’t be worth it in the long run. Cuban told ESPN via Pro Football Talk that the promise of a new stadium isn’t worth spurning a loyal fan base for an unpredictable fan base. “Why? There’s just no good reason. It’s no disrespect to Las Vegas, it’s...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks are coming off their first losing season since the millennium turned over. It was also just the second time in the last 17 years that Dallas watched the playoffs from home. Normally this might signal that it is time to start the rebuilding process, but the Mavericks quietly started down that path a year ago, while also remaining committed to being competitive...
Via RealGM - NBA
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Abdul-Jabbar regrets calling Nowitzki a ‘one-trick pony’

Basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar now sees the error of his ways in attempting to diminish from the legend that is The Big German.Over a year after referring to Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki as a “one-trick pony” in an interview at George Mason University, Abdul-Jabbar was on ESPN’s “The Jump” on Wednesday and finally walked back the remarks.“I want to make...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors invite members of ‘We Believe’ team to playoff game

In 2007, the Golden State Warriors took the basketball world by storm. For the first time in 13 years, the Warriors made the playoffs. Once there, they eliminated the No. 1 overall seed — the 67-win Dallas Mavericks — in the first round. They were dubbed the “We Believe” team.The 2017 Warriors will invite four players from that team to attend a second-round game.“Baron...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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
April 17, 2017  |  Discuss
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