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Dallas Mavericks Interested in Free Agents Andrew Bynum and Brandan Wright
July 1st, 2013 at 11:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** After trading for Shane Larkin in the draft on Thursday, the Dallas Mavericks look to the available free agents to complete their roster for the 2013-2014 NBA season. During the first few hours of the opening of free agency, the Mavs made calls to centers Andrew Bynum and Brandan Wright. The...

O.J. Mayo’s Benefits Future If He Returns to Dallas Mavericks
April 24th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
  Last week, Dallas Mavericks shooting guard O.J. Mayo said he would decline the player option for the second season of his contract, deciding to test the free agent market for the second season in a row. However, it might be in Mayo's best interest to reconsider that decision. Mayo averaged 15.3 points,...

Several Members of Dallas Mavericks Championship Team are Spread Out Amongst Current Playoff Teams
April 22nd, 2013 at 4:48 PM
The Dallas Mavericks are not in the playoffs for the first time in over a decade, but several members of the 2011 Mavs championship team are in this year's playoffs looking for another ring. Here is a quick outlook of said players: Jason Kidd and Tyson Chandler - New York Knicks:...

Gameday Preview: Dallas Mavericks Get Third Crack at Oklahoma City Thunder
February 4th, 2013 at 11:56 AM
After two gut-wrenching losses in overtime to a developing rival, the Dallas Mavericks will get a third crack at beating the Oklahoma City Thunder Monday night in OKC. The Mavs have lost two games this season to the best team in the Western Conference after having leads in the fourth quarter....

Gameday Review: Dallas Mavericks Continue Mastery of Phoenix Suns
February 1st, 2013 at 10:26 PM
The Dallas Mavericks got 20 points from O.J. Mayo, as well as six players in double figures to ride their way to another win against the Phoenix Suns Friday night. Dallas is now 3-0 against the Suns this season, and they have won 11 of the last 12 matchups between the...

Sources: Memphis Grizzlies Looking at Former Dallas Mavericks Guard Delonte West
January 23rd, 2013 at 9:03 PM
Sources tell ESPN.com on Wednesday that the Memphis Grizzlies are weighing whether to sign former Dallas Mavericks guard Delonte West to a 10-day contract this week. West has been out of the NBA since his November release from the Mavs, but has entered the D-League's player pool, according to sources. Sources say...

Fans Have Wrong Opinion of Vince Carter
January 19th, 2013 at 11:56 AM
For the Dallas Mavericks, fans assume that backup forward Vince Carter should be trade bait at the upcoming February trade deadline. They also assume that Carter won't, and should not, be in Dallas' plans next year. But the question is, why shouldn't he be here? ***PHOTO1*** Carter has been the Mavs most consistent...

Dirk Nowitzki Practices with Dallas Mavericks’ Starters
January 4th, 2013 at 10:50 PM
On Friday, Dirk Nowitzki practiced with the Mavs' starters for the first time since offseason knee surgery. ***PHOTO1*** This marks a major step into his eventual return to Dallas' starting lineup. Dirk had his most effective game on Wednesday night against the Miami Heat, scoring a season-high 19 points, including a game-tying one-legged...

Frustrated Dallas Mavericks are Losing Games They Should Win and are Severely Underachieving
January 3rd, 2013 at 7:22 PM
Going into this season, the Dallas Mavericks knew it would be tough sledding to compete in the Western Conference. Former MVP Dirk Nowitzki had offseason knee surgery that eventually resulted in him being out until the end of the 2012 calendar year. Dallas only had two main players from the...

Gameday Preview: Dallas Mavericks Try to Avoid First Four-Game Losing Streak of Season
December 27th, 2012 at 5:07 PM
With former MVP Dirk Nowitzki back in the fold for the Dallas Mavericks, the team will try to snap its current three-game losing streak on Thursday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Dallas hopes to avoid its first four-game losing streak of the season, while also avoiding going five games under...

As Dallas Mavericks Head to Oklahoma City, Dirk Nowitzki Will Continue to Come Off Bench for Now
December 26th, 2012 at 4:59 PM
The Dallas Mavericks head to Oklahoma City to take on the Thunder Thursday night, and Dirk Nowitzki will play his second game since coming back from knee surgery. ***PHOTO1*** But for now, head coach Rick Carlisle and Dirk Nowitzki have decided that it is best for the former MVP to keep coming...

Dallas Mavericks Release Derek Fisher, Call up Chris Douglas-Roberts
December 23rd, 2012 at 8:00 AM
Over the weekend, the Dallas Mavericks granted Derek Fisher's request to be released from the team. This move was actually in the works since Fisher sustained an injury against the Philadelphia 76ers last week. That injury, coupled with the difficulty for him to be away from his family, caused him to...

Dirk Nowitzki Back on Practice Floor for First Time Since Surgery
December 19th, 2012 at 5:19 PM
According to ESPNDallas.com, Dallas Mavericks star forward Dirk Nowitzki practiced on Wednesday for the first time since undergoing knee surgery this past preseason. ***PHOTO1*** Although participating in his first full practice since the operation, there is still no timetable for his return as of yet. He is listed as out for Thursday...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Snap Three-Game Losing Streak
December 18th, 2012 at 9:24 PM
The Dallas Mavericks got big fourth quarter performances from O.J. Mayo and Chris Kaman to snap a three-game losing streak and beat the Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday night 107-100. The win improves the Mavs to 8-3 at home, but more importantly, gets Dallas back to 12-13 with the next six opponents on...

Dallas Mavericks Cap Off Rough Week by Getting Swept on Three-game Road Trip
December 16th, 2012 at 2:14 PM
The Dallas Mavericks were a game over .500 after last Monday night's beatdown of the Sacramento Kings. Dallas was 11-10 and feeling pretty confident heading up to Boston for a Wednesday night matchup to start a three-game road trip. Four days later and the Mavs are now currently on a three-game...

Gameday Preview: Dallas Mavericks Try to Take Advantage of Lowly Toronto Raptors
December 14th, 2012 at 4:29 PM
Neither the Dallas Mavericks or Toronto Raptors will be at full strength on Friday night, but Dallas figures to still have the upper hand against a sliding Raptor team that currently sits 4-19. The Mavs and Raptors get together in Toronto for their second of two matchups this season. Dirk Nowitzki...

Shawn Marion to Play Tonight Against Jason Terry and Boston Celtics
December 12th, 2012 at 5:15 PM
Shawn Marion is back for the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday night after recovering from a groin injury that kept him out the past two games. He will try to help the Dallas Mavericks beat Jason Terry and the Boston Celtics while hoping to extend Dallas' current winning streak to four games. "I'm...

Shawn Marion and Chris Kaman are Game-time Decisions for Monday Night’s Game Against Sacramento Kings
December 10th, 2012 at 11:55 AM
Dallas Mavericks forward Shawn Marion, who has a strained right groin, will be a game time decision for Monday night's home game against the Sacramento Kings. Marion missed the win in Houston on Saturday night. "It feels a lot better," Marion said. Marion leads the club with an average of 7.1 rebounds a...

Dallas Mavericks Will Benefit from New Starting Point Guard Derek Fisher, Moving Collison to Bench Role
December 3rd, 2012 at 4:49 PM
Despite the apparent negative feelings coming from Darren Collison, the Dallas Mavericks should improve at the point guard position by more than likely cementing newly-acquired 17-year veteran Derek Fisher in the starting lineup, while movie Collison to the backup point guard position on the bench. ***PHOTO1*** Collison has pretty much voiced his...

After Third Straight Loss, Dallas Mavericks Make Roster Changes While Looking to Improve
November 29th, 2012 at 4:11 PM
The Dallas Mavericks lost their third straight game on Wednesday night to the Chicago Bulls in blowout fashion. ***PHOTO1*** That loss, coupled with the struggles at the point guard position, has prompted the Mavs to go out and sign 17-year veteran Derek Fisher. Head coach Rick Carlisle hopes Fisher can help fix the...