Dallas Mavericks: Who to Draft Instead of Justin Anderson?

Looking back at the 2015 NBA Draft, who could the Dallas Mavericks have taken over Justin Anderson? The Dallas Mavericks’ recent draft woes have been well documented. Nearly every Mavs draft prospect has either failed to contribute, or gave us hope only for it to quickly evaporate. Unfortunately for us, Justin Anderson, the 21st pick […] Dallas Mavericks: Who to Draft Instead...
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9 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: 3 Reasons Summer Could Be All Talk, No Walk

The Dallas Mavericks have so much freedom to do whatever they want this offseason, surely it won’t all be wasted with cheap, media-based rumors while the Mavs do almost nothing right? There are so many rumors in the NBA right now that some of them are hard to keep up with. When we are able […] Dallas Mavericks: 3 Reasons Summer Could Be All Talk, No Walk - The Smoking Cuban ...
Via The Smoking Cuban
15 hours ago

Mavericks Late Night: Don’t Be Afraid to Hold On to Wes

In another edition of Mavericks Late Night, the Dallas Mavericks are going to have to decide whether to hold onto the aging sharpshooter,  Wesley Matthews, or find a trade destination for him this summer. There is one big pro to keeping him though. The Dallas Mavericks are in for a very interesting summer this year. […] Mavericks Late Night: Don’t Be Afraid to Hold On to Wes...
Via The Smoking Cuban
23 hours ago

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...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockets owner Leslie Alexander fined $100,000 for confronting official

Late in the first quarter of Tuesday’s playoff game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander confronted referee Bill Kennedy.The league announced on Wednesday (via Dan Feldman, NBC Sports) that Alexander had been fined $100,000 as a result of his meddling.While owners confronting officials isn’t common, it’s not unprecedented, either. Dallas...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockets owner leaves seat during Game 5 to complain to referee about no-call

Mark Cuban apparently isn’t the only passionate basketball owner in Texas.Calvin Watkins reports that Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander left his courtside seat during Game 5 between his team and the Oklahoma City Thunder to complain to referee Bill Kennedy about a perceived no-call. Here is video of the incident: Houston entered play on Tuesday holding a 3-1 lead in the first...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Much Needed Urgency For The 2017 NBA Draft

Via FOX Sports
7 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
9 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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
16 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
19 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
23 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

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