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Rick Carlisle has no regrets over handling of Rajon Rondo

    Rick Carlisle insists that he doesn’t regret how the Mavericks handled Rajon Rondo during last season’s ill-fated marriage, but concedes that the trade never should have been made in the first place. “I don’t have any regrets about the way we did anything,” Carlisle told’s Tim McMahon on Sunday ahead of Dallas’s game against Rondo’s Sacramento...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee: I'm A Lot Smarter, More Patient In My Game

JaVale McGee is trying to make the most of his opportunity with the Dallas Mavericks. “I’m a lot smarter and I’m a lot more patient in my game,” he said. “In college, I was 38 percent from the 3 [point line], and when I came to summer league with the Wizards, I shot a three and made it. The next game, [coaches said], ‘Don’t shoot no threes. Just rebound and block shots...
Via RealGM
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Dallas Mavericks: The losing streak continues

The Dallas Mavericks have returned to reality after riding a fantasy-like six game winning streak through mid-November. Since their last win against the Utah Jazz on November 20th, they have lost three straight. Nov 25, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks center Zaza Pachulia (L) shoots the ball as San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan (R) defends during the second...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Aldridge to return vs. Mavericks, Carlisle says Spurs are ‘stacked’

AT&T CENTER – After missing two games in a row with a mild sprain in his left ankle, forward LaMarcus Aldridge will return to the San Antonio Spurs’ lineup Wednesday, as the team hosts the Dallas Mavericks. On the opposite end of the arena, Mavericks Head Coach Rick Carlisle gave his take on this 2016 […]
Via Project Spurs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki is happy with how the season has started

The Mavericks are 9-6 to start the season in the tough Western Conference. Kevin Jairaj Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY SportsDirk Nowitzki isn't afraid to be blunt, and you have to imagine he's a bit of a perfectionist after 18 years in the NBA. But instead of being down on his team for losing a little steam in recent losses, Nowitzki is apparently very pleased with how the Mavs have started...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Examining the Mavericks' hot start

When DeAndre Jordan spurned the Dallas Mavericks and sent a fan base into a malicious frenzy of cyber bullying - basically throwing anything but shade toward Jordan's social media accounts - their playoff chances looked pretty dead in the water.  To make matters worse, not only did the Mavs lose the DeAndre sweepstakes, but their defensive anchor, Tyson Chandler, signed with the...
Via The Sports Quotient
6 days ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee shines unexpected light for the Dallas Mavericks

Despite losing 117-114 to the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Dallas Mavericks experienced a victory on the court. Surely it wasn’t the only victory they were hoping for, winning the game would have been nice, but nonetheless this victory will prove to count for much more than a tally in the win column. For the first time in a Maverick uniform, the seven foot, 270 pound backup center...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban drops F-bombs for charity (Video)

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban dropped a couple of F-bombs for charity at the Intel Extreme Masters San Jose on Saturday.Cuban dropped the first F-bomb while trash talking prior to the League of Legends eSports game, and was notified later that his poor choice of words had earned him a $15,000 fine. However, when he found out that the money was being donated to charity, he decided...
Via Holdout Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mavs' Williams somersaults into the 'What are those?' meme

You never know when Deron Williams is going to troll you. Kevin Jairaj USA TODAY SportsFor many NBA fans, "What are those?" is almost a rallying cry. For those of you who might be less familiar with many memes of the Internet, here's our best explanation.Say you see someone whose footwear isn't quite up to your standards. The shoes are scuffed, or they're an odd color, or what have...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban says Roger Goodell handled Deflategate ‘masterfully’

Roger Goodell’s handling of Deflategate was praised by an unlikely subject in Mark Cuban. Cuban told reporters before Wednesday’s game in Boston that he thought Goodell handled the scandal “masterfully.” “As an owner, it was obvious to me that it was up to Roger Goodell to take the heat and take responsibility,” Cuban told reporters...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams leads Mavericks to 6th straight win

DALLAS (AP) -- Deron Williams scored a season-high 23 points, Dirk Nowitzki had 19 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Utah Jazz 102-93 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. Zaza Pachulia had his seventh double-double of the season as Dallas held on after its 20-point, second-half lead was trimmed to five in the closing minutes. The Mavericks led 92-87 when Williams hit...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk tried Dirk Nowitzki's move on Dirk Nowitzki, then they both laughed about it

As the seconds ticked away at the end of the first quarter last night, Kelly Olynyk attempted Dirk Nowitzki's patented one-legged fade-away jumper--on Dirk Nowitzki. @RedsArmy_John Love Dirk. — Bill Dapkus (@billydaps) November 19, 2015You can't quite see it in the above video, but Nowitzki had a huge smile on his face as he and Olynyk walked off the...
Via Celtics Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks’ Hot Start Proves Dallas Isn’t Missing DeAndre Jordan — Yet

BOSTON — When a chair was placed in front of DeAndre Jordan’s door this summer, some assumed it also blocked any chance of the Dallas Mavericks being relevant this season. Three weeks into the regular season, however, the path to the Western Conference playoffs is wide open, and the Mavericks don’t appear to have anything in their way. Dallas is off to an 8-4 start this...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

How to beat… The Dallas Mavericks

Well congratulations Boston Celtics. You have resoundingly announced your presence to the rest of the NBA. The recent stretch of success has been fun, and you are winning games the right way, Celtics. But we still haven’t had our Thanksgiving binges yet, and no one is going to kick back and expect a win against you anymore. The Dallas Mavericks sure aren’t. They’re on a roll...
Via Red's Army
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavs love Raymond Felton

Raymond Felton has been an unsung hero for the Mavs this year. Jayne Kamin-Oncea Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY SportsWhen the Dallas Mavericks originally acquired Raymond Felton, he was considered nothing more than a trade throw-in. Most of the talk about Felton's arrival was focused on when and how the Mavericks would get rid of him.  But even though the acquisitions this offseason...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo attends Mavericks game, yells at ref, helps coach

Tony Romo made an appearance at Friday night’s Dallas Mavericks game, yelling at the referee and acting as Rick Carlisle’s assistant. Romo, who’s getting closer to a return to the Cowboys, sat courtside, right behind the Dallas bench. Apparently, he got his assistant coaching on. Mavs have added an assistant coach to the staff. More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks welcome DeAndre Jordan to town

Nov 11, 2015; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) shoots over Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul Pierce (34) during the game at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Dallas Maverick fans who were in attendance at the sold-out American Airline Center Wednesday night, finally had their opportunity to verbally render out any...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban burned Chris Broussard with the fire of 1,000 suns

You may recall that during the offseason soap opera As DeAndre Jordan Turns that one of the highlights of the story was the run-in between Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Chris Broussard’s Sources. At one stage, Broussard reported that Cuban was driving around Houston looking for Jordan’s address in some kind of Amazing Race scenario.  The whole scenario was rather implausible...
Via Awful Announcing
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks Twitter Account Trolls Clippers After Win Wednesday Night

At this point in the season it is pretty hard to look at a game and call it a must win, but that is exactly what the Dallas Mavericks were faced with. It had nothing to do with division standings or the post season. It was all about beating the guy that spurned the team to stay in Los Angeles.They did just that. Jordan only had nine points and 11 rebounds on the night as the Mavericks...
Via FatManWriting
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Season Preview: Dallas Mavericks

Here's the next installment of our team-by-team season preview series on the Dallas Mavericks. 2014-15 Record: 50-32 Notable Acquisitions: Wes Matthews (FA), Deron Williams (FA), Zaza Pachulia (Trade), Justin Anderson (Draft) Notable Departures: Al-Farouq Aminu, Monta Ellis, Richard Jefferson, Rajon Rondo, Amar'e Stoudamire Temperature Check: A key figure in the most soap opera...
Via RealGM - NBA
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki mulls racing Peyton Manning in 40-yard dash

Dirk Nowitzki and Peyton Manning are both 18-year veterans in their respective sports and have accomplished much during their storied careers. While Nowitzki’s 18th season in the NBA will officially begin when the Mavericks take on the Suns on Wednesday night, Manning has already been battling it out on the gridiron for almost two months now. Unfortunately for the Broncos, he...
Via The Sports Daily
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Rajon Rondo is a perfect fit for the Kings

One of the most interesting moves of the offseason occurred when the Sacramento Kings signed point guard Rajon Rondo to a one year, $9.5 million contract. This was a noteworthy signing mainly because the Kings already have a talented point guard in Darren Collison on their roster, and also because Rondo just came off a disappointing season by his standards with the Dallas Mavericks...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant growing weary of questions regarding his health

Kevin Durant made it abundantly clear he is growing weary of endless inquiries into how he’s about his health and how he’s feeling about his progress coming off an injury-plagued 2014-15 NBA season. Following the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 100-88 preseason win over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday, Durant indicated he might not even answer questions about the apparently taboo...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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