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Post NBA Draft Analysis: Is This The Beginning Of Something New For Dallas’ Front Office?

With the drafting of Dennis Smith Jr., is this the start of something new for the Dallas Mavericks? Raise your hand if you were ecstatic that the Dallas Mavericks selected 9th in this year’s stacked draft. After all, many moons and offseasons have passed since this last occurred. Dallas last picked in the top-10 in 1998, […] Post NBA Draft Analysis: Is This The Beginning Of...
Via The Smoking Cuban
2 hours ago

Harrison Barnes asked Nowitzki for advice, got burned

Dirk Nowitzki has been a fixture in the NBA for a long, long time — 19 seasons, to be exact. He’s made 13 All-Star Games, won an NBA Championship, and claimed an MVP award.Though it’s been a long time since the “Big Three” era in Dallas, Dirk is still a valuable NBA forward. This season, he averaged 14.2 points and 6.5 boards per game. Fortunately, he’s not ready to retire...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Motley inks two-way contract with Dallas Mavericks

Johnathan Motley signed a two-way NBA contract with the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday, first reported by The Vertical.

Report: Re-signing Nerlens Noel is Mavericks' top priority

The Dallas Mavericks will have money to spend in free agency. That number will increase should Dirk Nowitzki decide to opt out of his contract and re-sign for less.Though, it’s becoming readily apparent that the Mavericks’ top priority is to build and cultivate a young core surrounding big-money free agent signing Harrison Barnes.According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, re-signing young...
Via Sportsnaut
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Updates on Yogi Ferrell, DeAndre Liggins

The Dallas Mavericks had team options on both Yogi Ferrell and DeAndre Liggins this offseason and look to have made their decisions on both. After some injuries to their back court veterans, Dallas was forced to dip their toes into the D-League this past season where they called up Yogi Ferrell for a 10-day contract. […] Dallas Mavericks: Updates on Yogi Ferrell, DeAndre Liggins...
Via The Smoking Cuban
21 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: 5 reasons Dennis Smith Jr. was a great pick

Via FOX Sports
22 hours ago

WATCH: The Centennial Hoopla: Wesley Matthews Press Conference

Former Marquette men's basketball player and Dallas Mavericks forward Wesley Matthews (2005-09) spoke to media members prior to The Centennial Hoopla at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on June 23, 2017.

Dennis Smith says vertical leap increased by eight inches after ACL tear

In addition to being the new future of the Dallas Mavericks, Dennis Smith Jr. may also be Bionic Man.Speaking with reporters on Friday after being drafted by the Mavs with the No. 9 pick the day before, Smith said his vertical leap increased by eight inches after his 2015 ACL tear, per Isaac Harris of The Smoking Cuban. While the feat is seemingly unheard of, it probably has something...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: “We think we got the steal of the draft”

  DALLAS, TX– On Friday, the Dallas Mavericks introduced their selection, Dennis Smith Jr., with the ninth pick in the 2017 NBA Draft at a press conference at the American Airlines Center. Mavs head coach Rick Carlisle, general manager Donnie Nelson and owner Mark Cuban joined Smith Jr., to discuss the newest Maverick.   Check out highlights from the presser below.    
Via Mavs Fanatic
1 day ago

Dirk Nowitzki has not made decision on contract option

The Dallas Mavericks were said to be in the market for a veteran during Thursday’s NBA Draft. The idea there was to add to a nucleus that includes future Hall of Famer Dirk Nowtizki and high-priced free agent addition Harrison Barnes.Instead of going that route, Mark Cuban and the Mavericks decided on youth. They selected former North Carolina State point guard Dennis Smith Jr...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks Host 2017 NBA Draft Party

 DALLAS, TX–On Thursday evening, the Dallas Mavericks hosted their Official Watch Party for the 2017 NBA Draft at Henderson Tap House. The party featured the Dallas Mavericks Dancers, the ManiAAC’s, Mavs Bingo, and a special appearance by Dallas Maverick Seth Curry.    ESPN 103.3’s Mike Peasley, Jean-Jacques Taylor, and Mark Elfenbein hosted a Q&A session for Curry...
Via Mavs Fanatic
1 day ago

Dallas Mavericks: 2017 NBA Draft grades

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

2017 NBA Draft: Dallas Mavericks Select Dennis Smith Jr.

With the ninth pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Dallas Mavericks select Dennis Smith Jr., PG, NC State   Player: Dennis Smith Jr. is perhaps the quintessential boom-or-bust prospect in the NBA Draft this year. A hyper-athletic point guard, Smith can explode to the rim like few others and finish even among traffic. He can stroke the ball as well, scoring from all three levels. Defensively...
Via The Lottery Mafia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Stackhouse: Dirk Nowitzki stole fadeaway move from him

Jerry Stackhouse thinks that he deserves some figurative royalties.In a feature by Jonathan Abrams of Bleacher Report that ran on Tuesday, the retired All-Star claimed that former Dallas Mavericks teammate Dirk Nowitzki stole the famous fadeaway move from him.“All those patented Dirk moves, step back, I still say that’s my move he stole from me on my post-up,” said Stackhouse...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: ‘Multiple’ teams open to giving Nerlens Noel max contract

The Dallas Mavericks better prepare to whip out some serious cash if they hope to retain soon-to-be restricted free agent center, Nerlens Noel.“A source from another NBA team (not the Mavs) tells me that there will be ‘multiple’ clubs willing to pay Noel his max once he hits the restricted-free-agent market on July 1,” writes Mike Fisher of Scout.com.As Fisher details, the...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Seth Curry claims he’s a better shooter than brother Stephen

Seth Curry isn’t lacking in confidence after having a career year with the Dallas Mavericks last season.The younger brother of Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry made an appearance on Fox Sports 1’s “Undisputed” on Tuesday, and was asked if he thinks he’s a better shooter than his All-Star older brother. His response? “I think so.” The younger Curry had...
Via The Sports Daily
May 23, 2017  |  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
May 17, 2017  |  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
May 16, 2017  |  Discuss
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