MAVERICKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Free-agent reality: Neither Parsons nor Mavericks to blame for experiment that didn't work

It's hard to fault either side in the Mavericks' divorce from Chandler Parsons after two seasons.Parsons felt confident he deserved a maximum contract in the new economic age of the NBA.He was right.The Mavericks felt they could spend their money more wisely.They may be right, too, assuming things go well with Hassan Whiteside and, perhaps, Nic Batum.Sometimes, you just have to go...
Via SportsDay
4 hours ago

Mark Cuban says he wouldn't sell Mavs for any price: 'What do I need $3 billion for?'

Mark Cuban's love for the Dallas Mavericks knows no limits -- even financial. The outspoken owner appeared on Bill Simmons' "Any Given Wednesday" and said he wouldn't sell his team for any amount of money -- even $3 billion."I'm turning down anything," Cuban said, even after Simmons told him that the Mavs were valued at $1.4 billion.Simmons then asked if Cuban would turn down $3...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mavericks favorites to land Hassan Whiteside

A new big man might be joining the Dallas Mavericks for the 2016-17 season.  Adrian Wojnarowski of The Veritcal is reporting that the Mavericks are leading the fight for Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside. Sources on @TheVertical. Dallas Mavericks emerging as a frontrunner for Miami free agent center Hassan Whiteside. Heat's lost ground on him. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rumor: Mavericks Emerging as Frontrunner for Hassan Whiteside

With the opening hours of free agency a little over 4 hours away, Hassan Whiteside is leaning towards the Dallas Mavericks. With a plethora of teams looking at adding the 27-year old center, the Dallas Mavericks made their presence known from the very beginning of their intents to lure the big fella to Dallas. Earlier […] Rumor: Mavericks Emerging as Frontrunner for Hassan Whiteside...
Via The Smoking Cuban
8 hours ago

Parsons reportedly has no chance of returning to Mavericks

Looks like it’s time to start referring to Chandler Parsons’ tenure with the Mavericks in the past tense. According to a report by Tim MacMahon of ESPN on Thursday, there is virtually no chance of Parsons returning to Dallas in free agency. Source on possibility of Chandler Parsons returning to Dallas: "No chance." — Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) June 30, 2016 The 27...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Looks like Mavericks' Chandler Parsons is on the way out of Dallas, according to sources

For the Mavericks, the commencement of free agency this week will be like cleaning out the garage.But the one sure thing is something is getting thrown out.This year, expect that to be Chandler Parsons.Sources tell SportsDay's Eddie Sefko that Parsons will be leaving Dallas.Tap here to see the tweet on mobile.The Mavericks will have enough money to offer free-agent targets Mike Conley...
Via SportsDay
11 hours ago

“No Chance” Parsons Signs With Dallas Mavericks, Fans Respond

    I think we all knew it was coming to this. The Dallas Mavericks have focused their attention elsewhere, while Chandler Parsons has become the object of affection for multiple teams. While it’s not a confirmed done deal, Tim MacMahon, on #SocialMediaDay, sent this following tweet:   Source on possibility of Chandler Parsons returning to Dallas: “No chance.” — Tim...
Via Mavs Fanatic
11 hours ago

Andrew Nicholson a Bench Option for the Dallas Mavericks?

The Dallas Mavericks are hopeful that they can lure Hassan Whiteside and Mike Conley to their franchise. If the team is successful and both players sign a max contract, the Mavs will have to fill out the rest of the roster with bargains. One player the team should consider: Andrew Nicholson. The fourth-year player was […] Andrew Nicholson a Bench Option for the Dallas Mavericks...
Via The Smoking Cuban
13 hours ago

Mark Cuban Shark Tank Free Agency Survival Kit

    We’re going to be straight with you. We have no idea what’s about to happen.  The NBA’s Salary Cap (Yeah, it’s a proper noun now) is about to hit Trump-Level-Stupid heights.  Experts like Larry Coon, author of the invaluable Salary Cap FAQ, estimate that the Cap will land at around $94,000,000.00 (written in full form for emphasis).  Last year, experts estimated...
Via Mavs Fanatic
14 hours ago

Report: Hassan Whiteside focusing on Heat, Mavericks

Center Hassan Whiteside will formally become a free agent in a matter of hours, and he sounds as if he has his eye on two teams in particular. Whiteside, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical, is focused on the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat, and may decide quickly on his next destination. Sources: As 12:01 AM nears, free agent Hassan Whiteside's focus is centered...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks Free Agency: Plan ‘B’ Better Than Plan ‘A’?

    Happy Free Agency Eve #MFFL’s! Well, technically it’s the day of for all of us not on Eastern Standard Time, but you get my drift. I woke up today full of excitement, as I typically do at this time of the off-season. I also had a feeling of nausea, as the last few summers have been gut wrenching when it comes to the success, or lack thereof, that the Dallas Mavericks have...
Via Mavs Fanatic
17 hours ago

Salah Mejri's right knee surgery done, full recovery before training camp expected

Salah Mejri's surgery is done and he'll be a full go by training camp. Here's the Mavericks' release. The only casualty will be Mejri's availability for the Tunisian national team. He'll skip the Olympic qualfiying tournament that starts next week.MAVERICKS CENTER SALAH MEJRI UNDERGOES RIGHT KNEE SURGERYDALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks announced today that center Salah Mejri underwent...
Via SportsDay
17 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks Podcast: Free Agency Eve Special Edition

With NBA free agency set to start Thursday night at midnight, our podcast on the Dallas Mavericks in free agency goes live on iTunes. Dallas enters an eventful night as free agency gets underway and the hopes of landing a big fish are once again at the front and center of the Mavs plans. With […] Dallas Mavericks Podcast: Free Agency Eve Special Edition - The Smoking Cuban - The...
Via The Smoking Cuban
18 hours ago

The Mavericks could replace Chandler Parsons in the restricted free agency market

Here's seven restricted free agents Dallas should consider closely, plus a few they should stay away from. After shocking all of us with the signing of Chandler Parsons two seasons ago, it could be wise for the Mavs to test the market for restricted free agents once again. Andre Drummond and Bradley Beal headline the crop (neither of whom are leaving their respective clubs), but...
Via Mavs Moneyball
19 hours ago

Mavericks free agency 2016: Dallas chases Mike Conley and Hassan Whiteside

As the Mavericks head into free agency, Plan A involves chasing Mike Conley and Hassan Whiteside, and it appears that Chandler Parsons will be left at the wayside. Wade has told the Mavericks and Spurs he's available (June 29, 6:05 p.m.): Per ESPN's Brian Windhorst, Dwyane Wade has reached out to a select few teams to inform them he's available and will be listening to offers. ...
Via Mavs Moneyball
1 day ago

Mavericks set to chase free agents again

DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks again will seek major upgrades in free agency, a year after DeAndre Jordan's jolting change of heart ruined their plans.They're going after another center, too.Miami's Hassan Whiteside is expected to be among the top targets for Dallas, along with Memphis point guard Mike Conley. And those pursuits are likely to jeopardize Chandler Parsons' future...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Kansas star Perry Ellis now sponsored by Perry Ellis

Rarely does an athlete land an endorsement deal that makes more sense than the one former Kansas star and current Dallas Mavericks’ forward Perry Ellis just did. According to his Instagram, Ellis is the new spokesman for well-known menswear brand…Perry Ellis.  Can’t wait to get to work! Excited to start the next chapter wearing @perryellis #veryperry #DallasMavericks...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Predict the Mavericks' starting five and bench for the 2016-17 season

How do you think the offseason will play out in Dallas? We did a community exercise last year attempting to predict how the Mavericks' offseason would shake out, and it could not have gone worse. No one expected DeAndre Jordan's decommital or Zaza Pachulia's abrupt arrival or any of the other dozen weird things that happened. But hey, that's the fun of it all, right? We're trying...
Via Mavs Moneyball
1 day ago

Chandler Parsons on opting out: ‘Cuz I have a brain’

Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons opted out of a contract that would have paid him $16-plus million next season. There was obviously a financial motivation behind this. The star wing might have struggled through an injury-plagued 2015-16 campaign, but he knows darn well his value on today’s open market is much more than what his contract suggested. Cuz I have a brain...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks to steal Hassan Whiteside in free agency?

All the talk concerning the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers is nice when it comes to star center Hassan Whiteside—just don’t forget the Dallas Mavericks. Remember those Mavericks? The team with Dirk Nowitzki (who will surely re-sign this summer) that almost landed DeAndre Jordan last summer before an odd change of heart sent him back to the Los Angeles Clippers? Those Mavericks...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mavs to target Conley, Whiteside in free agency

Dallas Buyers Club is apparently more than just an Oscar-winning film. According to a report by Tim MacMahon of ESPN on Thursday, Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley and Heat center Hassan Whiteside have emerged as the Dallas Mavericks’ top-two targets in free agency this offseason. The Mavericks have fairly large voids at both positions, having trotted out the bizarro trio of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson gives the Cavaliers life after Game 3

The funeral was being planned, with the eulogy for the Cleveland Cavaliers brewing after the team showed up to Oracle Arena resembling the Washington Generals in the first two games of the NBA Finals. The memes were pouring in, and there were crying Jordan faces perched on every social media outlet that had something to do with the demise of the Cavs. Basketball experts and strangers...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki: Durant should stay with ‘loaded’ Thunder

If there’s one NBA superstar who can tout the potential benefits of staying with one team for the long haul, it’s Dirk Nowitzki. And the Dallas Mavericks veteran believes it makes sense for Kevin Durant to remain with the “loaded” Oklahoma City Thunder. Nowitzki, who is pondering his own NBA future, said the Thunder provides Durant with the best opportunity for success...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki discusses future NBA plans

Dirk Nowitzki seems to have a few options going into this summer. The 37-year-old superstar can stick with the Dallas Mavericks, exercise a player option or, the worst-case scenario—retire. Nowitzki is up there in age so his hanging up the sneakers wouldn’t be a major shocker. This is especially the case considering the Mavericks look to have an uphill battle to contend in...
Via The Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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