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Cuban in no rush to get Matthews healthy for Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks agreeing to a four-year deal with Wesley Matthews wasn't a big risk for team owner Mark Cuban.  The 6-foot-5 shooting guard known as "Iron Man" has been banged up his entire NBA career, and he's still recovering from a torn left Achilles he suffered in March. "We're not putting a timetable on it," Cuban said Friday on KTCK-AM 1310. "Like I told Wes, if he opens...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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Mavs' Cuban wants Parsons 'running the sales for all my companies'

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is couldn't be happier with how free-agency played out for his team.  A year ago, the Mavs lured Chandler Parsons away from Houston. He played a big part this year in helping recruit dominant defensive center DeAndre Jordan and guard Wesley Matthews to Dallas.  Parsons has proved his value for the Mavs goes well beyond what he can do on the court...
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Report: Rajon Rondo headed to Sacramento Kings

The Sacramento Kings appeared to be the only team interested in free agent Rajon Rondo, and the point guard is officially going to become a member of the squad. According to Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports, Rondo will sign a one-year deal with the Kings. Rajon Rondo to sign one-year, $10 million deal with Kings, source told Yahoo — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 3, 2015...
Via Sportsnaut
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DeAndre Jordan liked that Dirk Nowitzki left vacation to be at meeting

DeAndre Jordan is going to sign with the Dallas Mavericks according to all reports, and the efforts of Dirk Nowitzki apparently had an impact on his decision. LA Times reporter Brad Turner says Jordan was impressed that Mavs star Dirk Nowitzki left a family vacation to come meet with him: Source: DJ impressed that Dirk...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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DeAndre Jordan to Dallas: The Los Angeles Clippers are literally mad men

Straight from the Mad Men era, in 1960, singer Brenda Lee said the words DeAndre Jordan carried inside himself these past few weeks: What is free agency, in any sport, other than a very public revelation of a basic emotional reality? Like politicians, athletes also carry the Brenda Lee verse as their personal anthem: “I want to be wanted.” The Dallas Mavericks understood...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Chandler Parsons: Above-Average Small Forward, but Elite NBA Recruiter

An NBA franchise will send a contingent of powerful and influential people involved with the organization. Owners, presidents, general managers, head coaches and star players are often included in that salesman-like team. But apparently, Chandler Parsons is the only person the Dallas Mavericks need to send. Parsons, a 26-year-old small forward, has been recruiting DeAndre Jordan...
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DeAndre Jordan Agrees To Max Contract With Dallas Mavericks

DeAndre Jordan will be catching lobs with the Dallas Mavericks next season as the 26-year-old agreed to a 4-year, $80 million dollar deal on Friday. UPDATE: DeAndre Jordan agrees to 4-year max deal with Mavericks, worth in excess of $80 million. (via @ESPNSteinLine & @espn_macmahon) — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 3, 2015 It will be interesting to see what LA does now...
Via Diehardsport
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Report: DeAndre Jordan 'on verge' of accepting Mavs' offer

The DeAndre Jordan sweepstakes might be coming to a close. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Mavericks have positioned themselves in front of the Los Angeles Clippers as the favorite to land Jordan. ESPN sources say DeAndre Jordan is on verge of accepting Mavs' four-year, $80M+ max offer. Dallas firmly in lead and decision likely today — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July...
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Dallas Mavericks: Wes Matthews Signing Grade

  (Nov. 11, 2014 – Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The Mavericks were finally able to snatch a quality free agent, breaking their cold spell with the acquisition of Wesley Matthews on a four-year contract. While the details of the contract won’t be set until the end of Dallas’ run at LaMarcus Aldridge and...
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Landing Monta Ellis puts Pacers back in title-chasing pack

Hit us up on Twitter @CrossoverNBA The 2015 NBA free agent pool was a little polluted or at worst, someone tinkled in the deep end and didn’t tell anyone. If it was missing one thing in particular, it was a host of “go get it” guys. The Indiana Pacers may have just scored the best one in Monta Ellis. Go Get It guys are those types that when the offense looks an awful lot...
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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.
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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 ...
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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
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Knicks Are Not Interested in Signing PG Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo is one of the biggest names on the free agent market, and the NBA free agency period has officially begun. There are quite a few teams that need help at the point guard position, and the New York Knicks are one of those teams. Despite their need for a point guard, Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that they will not be interested in signing Rondo. With size...
Via Hoops-Nation
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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: 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
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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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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
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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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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