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Will the Mavericks have to play small ball this year?

The Dallas Mavericks may be ushering in a new era of small ball, whether they want to or not.Although the Mavericks acquired centers Zaza Pachulia, JaVale McGee and Samuel Dalembert, most of the offensive production will come from the perimeter. With that in mind, the Mavericks may look to play smaller this season, particularly when Dirk Nowitzki is on the bench. How will that impact...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Tyson Chandler will be missed

Sometimes in order to win big you have to go all in. That is exactly what Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban did this summer in pursuit of Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan. We all have heard the tale. Jordan went back on his word, feelings were hurt, and the rest is history. Let bygones be bygones. However, a tougher pill to swallow for all those in association with the...
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Dallas Mavericks: who is their best option at center

With the beginning of the NBA season just weeks away, the Dallas Mavericks are already off to a not so promising start. First off, their biggest signing of the free agency, Wesley Matthews, is not going to be ready for the season opener and potentially the first couple of months of the regular season. They lost out on signing one of the best defensive players in DeAndre Jordan. Lastly...
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Dallas Mavericks fans break Guinness World Record

Breaking a Guinness World Record isn't easy. Just about anything you can think of, someone has already done it, and done it extremely well.  That didn't stop fans of the Dallas Mavericks, though.  Over 700 Mavericks fans gathered together for an event held by the team to break the Guinness World Record for the largest game of "Knockout" in history. Here's more from Bobby Karalla...
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Rick Carlisle excited to have a different type of player at center

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle was pretty close to working with DeAndre Jordan this offseason, but after Jordan went back to the Clippers, the Mavs had to scramble and find a replacement.  By acquiring Zaza Pachulia, the Mavs may have added a much different element to their offense that both Jordan and last year's starting center, Tyson Chandler, don't bring to the table...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons hilariously plays cowbell in Instagram video

While the Dallas Mavericks look to continue their championship dreams in the Western Conference, Chandler Parsons hopefully will play a huge role for them. During Mavericks media day, Parsons was given a cowbell to play for in-game entertainment and the results of Chandler’s expert playing of it can be seen in the below video clip: More media day fun! #snl #morecowbell...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: when will Wesley Matthews return?

Wesley Matthews, who tore his Achilles tendon in the early part of March last season, is now going to take a little more time than expected to recover from his injury. Matthews, however optimistic, never had a definite time table for his return and was already expected to miss training camp. Matthews, who just signed a four year, seventy million dollar deal with the Mavericks, could...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki Wants To Play At Least Two More Seasons

Dirk Nowitzki has two seasons remaining on his current deal and he was asked at the Dallas Mavericks' media day whether he's begun considering retirement. "Obviously it gets closer, but it's not like I'm thinking of the beach every day," said Nowitzki. "I want to play two more years under contract here, hopefully at a high level, compete, hopefully be efficient when I'm out there...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Matthews Could Be Out Until Christmas

Wesley Matthews will definitely not be ready for the Dallas Mavericks' regular season opener. Matthews is still returning from a torn Achilles sustained on March 5th. Asked if Christmas was a realistic date for Matthews' return, Rick Carlisle said: "It's a definite maybe. "It could be sooner. It's hard to say. His court activity has been ramped up some. He will participate in certain...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons Underwent 'Minor Hybrid' Microfracture Surgery

Chandler Parsons underwent a "minor hybrid" microfracture operation on May 1st, according to sources. Parsons has not been fully cleared for the beginning of training camp with the Dallas Mavericks, but remains optimistic of being available for their Oct. 28th opener. The Mavs and Parsons have been vague about the details of the operation, which was announced simply as an "arthroscopic...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: Dirk to see fewer minutes this season

    For 17 NBA seasons, Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has been a model of ageless German grace. Those exquisite one-legged fadeaways, those sublime rainbow three-pointers, those regal pick-and-pops that should be set on an everlasting loop to the sweet sounds of Johann Sebastian Bach. But if even God had to rest on the seventh day, Dallas should probably consider lessening...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

50 Questions for 2015-16: How Ugly Might Things Get in Dallas?

Getting ready for the 2015-’16 season? I’m asking 50 questions before things get under way. Have an important question for the upcoming NBA season you want answered? Find me on Twitter (@thatjoemags). Thanks for reading! In the two months since DeAndre Jordan publicly spurned Dallas in free agency, I’ve done my best to avoid thinking about the Mavericks. Dallas Mavericks ...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban on Deflategate ruling: NFL is 'freaking out'

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who has been known to be a vocal critic of the NFL at times, weighed in on the embarrassing loss the league suffered when its four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was nullified by U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman in a ruling issued Thursday morning. The Dallas Morning News’ reprinted a communique from Cuban...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Howard reportedly attempting NBA comeback

    That’s former NBA All-Star Josh Howard to you! As if the news of Greg Oden finding a new basketball home and the Lakers trying to coax Yi Jianlian into coming back to his old one wasn’t enough, it looks like the ghosts of 2007 have returned to haunt us even further this offseason. According to a report on Thursday by Dwain Price of the Fort Worth-Star Telegram, former...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Why The Würzburg Warrior Warrants Your Love

An NBA Champion, NBA Finals MVP, NBA Most Valuable Player, 13-time All-Star, and four-time All-NBA First Team, Dirk Nowitzki represents his hometown of Würzburg, West Germany, quite well. The list goes on and on. Today, Nowitzki sits 7th in NBA history in scoring. This upcoming season, Dirk will pass one of the best players in the game of basketball for 6th on the all-time scoring...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs sign veteran swingman Richard Jefferson

Hands up if you saw this one coming: the Cavs are reportedly signing veteran small forward Richard Jefferson. ESPN’s Marc Stein was first with the report, with NEOMG’s Chris Haynes and the Akron Beacon Journal’s Jason Lloyd confirming and adding that it’s a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum, worth a shade under $1.5 million.1 Another curveball in Mavs' offseason...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: Donald Trump's billions might not be real

Mark Cuban has had beef with Donald Trump for a while, and he decided to reignite his issues with the businessman once again. In some thoughts shared on the Cyberdust app for which he is a chief investor, Cuban questioned the legitimacy of Trump’s 2016 presidential bid. Cuban, who owns the Dallas Mavericks and whose...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban proposes 20-team NBA playoff field

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is among the most savvy executives in the sports world. From a pure likability standpoint, he’s also one of the first ones that comes to mind. Though, Cuban’s outspoken mentality has not exactly made him best friends with the league itself. Using CyberDust, an open communication website, Cuban explained how he just proposed a 20-team playoff...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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