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Mavericks all-in on 'Plan A' for offseason moves

The Dallas Mavericks' annual "big fish" fry is in full bloom. Per usual, things haven't gone smoothly. While the Mavs await word from Clippers center DeAndre Jordan and Blazers shooting guard Wes Matthews, Plans B & C have gone up in smoke. There is no safety net for our local version of the Flying Wallendas. Even JJ Barea is reportedly leaning toward an offer from the Miami...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons May Be The NBA’s Best Free Agency Recruiter

Chandler Parsons has played well for the Dallas Mavericks, but if he recruits DeAndre Jordan to Dallas, he'll be the NBA's best recruiter.
Via Gamedayr
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Badly Broken: Mavericks Must Take Long Hard Look in the Mirror

One of my favorite moments in Breaking Bad is a plant-and-payoff that took more than three years to square. (Mild spoilers to follow.) Upon learning his cancer was in remission, Walter White — worn out from being trapped in the arid New Mexican dessert for days on end — excuses himself to the hospital bathroom. He had lied, of course, about his whereabouts the past week ...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Tyson Chandler, Suns Agree Upon Contract

Tyson Chandler has agreed to sign with the Phoenix Suns. Chandler is a free agent after spending last season with the Dallas Mavericks. Chandler was traded back to the Mavericks from the New York Knicks last offseason. The Suns are bringing Chandler into their meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge as part of their pitch.
Via RealGM
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Report: Rajon Rondo wants 'all of' Kings' $10M cap space

With a coach and owner reportedly feuding over whether they should trade their star player — just two years after the franchise came close to shipping out of town — the Sacramento Kings are kind of a mess right now. That hasn’t scared off Rajon Rondo, though. Rondo is reportedly interested in signed with the Kings as a free agent, and the former All-Star point guard apparently...
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DeAndre Jordan Showing Major Interest in Joining Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks are looking to make a major splash in free agency, and they are very interested in signing Los Angeles Clippers free agent big man DeAndre Jordan. According to a report from Alex Kennedy, Jordan shares mutual interest with the Mavericks and will meet with them twice before meeting with any other team. DeAndre Jordan is clearly interested in the Mavs. He’ll...
Via Hoops-Nation
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Kings reportedly have 'strong interest' in Rajon Rondo

The Sacramento Kings are starting to look like one of the more likely destinations for Rajon Rondo. Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports reports that the Kings made a phone call to Rondo and expressed “strong interest” in him when the free agency period began at midnight on Tuesday. While no contract offer was made,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Taylor: All-or-nothing free-agency period for Mark Cuban, Mavericks

Taylor: All-or-nothing free-agency period for Mark Cuban, Mavericks
Via Philly Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Welcome to the Dallas Mavericks Justin Anderson

The Dallas Mavericks conducted business in a smart manner on draft night last Thursday. They selected the Virginia wingman Justin Anderson, which may have surprised fans. I had high hopes for this guy ever since watching his draft scouting video by Mike Schmitz: Justin Anderson Scouting Analysis . Anderson has a high ceiling and the great thing is he is ready to contribute some valuable...
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Dallas Mavericks: Analyzing the Justin Anderson pick

Justin Anderson The Dallas Mavericks drafted Justin Anderson with the No. 21 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Anderson is a guard/forward who can play and defend multiple positions. He is also known for his defensive prowess and improved three point shooting. Anderson, from the University of Virginia, was under the radar for many Mavericks fans and draft experts as there were many...
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Report: Mavericks a favorite to land DeAndre Jordan

A recent report from ESPN’s Tim MacMahon indicates that the Dallas Mavericks are the team the Los Angeles Clippers most fear when it comes to the potential of losing center DeAndre Jordan in free agency. Citing sources close to the situation, MacMahon reported that Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons met with Jordan in Houston the weekend before last and then traveled to Los...
Via Sportsnaut
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Report: Celtics to meet with Al-Farouq Aminu

David Aldridge tweeted yesterday that free agent Al-Farouq Aminu is scheduled to visit with the Boston Celtics, among other teams. An under the radar free agent will be Dallas' Al-Faroqu Aminu. Sked to visit NYK, BOS, POR, TOR & NOP, w/Mavs still in mix.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) June 28, 2015In a reply to that tweet Sean Grande, the radio voice of the Celtics, said...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Darius Miller Will Play in NBA Summer League with Dallas Mavericks

After a brief stint overseas, former Kentucky Wildcat Darius Miller will try to make a return to the NBA. According to Basketball Insiders’ Alex Kennedy, Miller will play with the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Summer League. I'm hearing Darius Miller will play summer league with the Dallas Mavericks. — Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) June 27, […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
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Dirk Nowitzki Pokes Fun at Dallas Mavericks Draft Pick Satnam Singh Bhamara

Mark Cuban made headlines and a little bit of history when he drafted Indian-born Satnam Singh Bhamara. Satnam is the first Indian-born player to be drafted in to the NBA. The significance is not lost on some since Cuban has been accused of drafting him for marketing purposes, but if he did he is not dumb enough to admit it. Anyway...It didn't take long for long time Mavericks leader...
Via FatManWriting
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Dallas Mavericks: Why They Were NBA Draft Winners

Source: Bob Leverone/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Despite rumors of potentially trading down in the draft, the Mavericks kept their original selections at 21 and 52, and ended up selecting two very intriguing pieces. With their starting frontcourt on the way out in free agency, opting to fill that void was the direction they took with...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UVA Basketball: Justin Anderson is a Dallas Maverick

In 2011, Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress posed the question “Five years from now, where do you see yourself?” to a young Justin Anderson getting ready to enter his senior year of high school, to which he responded “Hopefully in the NBA, that’s my dream.” Justin Anderson realized his dream Thursday night during the 2015 NBA Draft, getting selected 21st by the Dallas Mavericks...
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Dirk Nowitzki made a hilarious comment about Mavericks' draft pick

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has a pretty good sense of humor, and there's nothing like a little rookie ribbing right after the draft. The Mavericks drafted Satnam Singh, the first Indian-born basketball player ever selected in the NBA draft. Singh is 7-foot-2 and nearly 300 lbs, so he's not exactly fleet of foot. That fact wasn't lost on Nowitzki, as he joked to Eddie Sefko...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Mark Cuban draft India's Bhamara for marketing reasons?

The Dallas Mavericks made history on Thursday night when they drafted Satnam Singh Bhamara, making him the first player from India to ever be selected in the NBA Draft. It’s no coincidence that Mark Cuban’s team took Bhamara. After Dallas picked Bhamara at No. 52 overall, Cuban made reference to the fact that the Mavs...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Report: Replacing Monta Ellis is not Dallas's 'top priority' this offseason

The Dallas Mavericks apparently aren't in a rush to replace Monta Ellis, who opted out of his contract to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.Despite the fact that Ellis was the Mavericks leading scorer from the shooting guard position, the Mavericks will reportedly look to fill gaps elsewhere before addressing their new hole on the wing. Here's more from Tim MacMahon...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks' Ellis declines player option, will become free agent

DALLAS -- Monta Ellis is declining the player option for the final year of his contract with the Dallas Mavericks and will become an unrestricted free agent. The guard's agent, Jeff Fried, said Wednesday the decision ''wasn't about Dallas as much as it was about what's best for Monta.'' Ellis was set to make $8.7 million in the final year of a three-year, $25 million contract. Fried...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks Could Experience Significant Roster Turnover This Offseason

Mark Cuban, majority owner of the Dallas Mavericks. Mandatory Photo Credit: Getty Images After bowing out in five games to the Houston Rockets in the first round of the 2015 NBA playoffs, the Dallas Mavericks find themselves squinting uneasily at a hazy future. A swing-for-the-fences midseason trade for longtime Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo backfired about as hard as Aztec...
Via The Sports Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Oden making comeback, working out for NBA teams

Greg Oden is attempting an NBA comeback and working out for teams in hopes of securing a roster spot. According to Real GM, Oden worked out for the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday and will work out in an upcoming Dallas Mavericks free agent minicamp. The Mavericks had strong interest in signing Odom when he returned...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Metallica plays National Anthem at Game 5 of NBA Finals

NBA fans knew they’d be in for a treat heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, given how important the game was for both teams with the series deadlocked at two games apiece. They were treated to a special performance before the game even tipped off, as Metallica played the National Anthem and rocked Oracle Arena. Props to the NBA for making this happen. Mavericks...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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