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Dallas Mavericks’ Owner, Mark Cuban: Madman or Basketball Genius?
May 16th, 2013 at 12:37 PM
***PHOTO1***Mark Cuban has always displayed somewhat unconventional behavior as the owner of the Dallas Mavericks. Most recently, he asked fans to help design new jerseys for the Mavs to debut in the 2015-16 season. This was one of his more tame ideas, however, because he is also consistently outspoken and...

Jim O’Brien Leaves Dallas Mavericks After One Year, Decides to Retire
May 9th, 2013 at 9:30 PM
Jim O'Brien has decided to retire from coaching, as he leaves the Dallas Mavericks after one year under Rick Carlisle, mainly as the offensive coordinator. The 61-year-old O'Brien informed Carlisle of his decision earlier in April. Dallas is hiring former Portland Trail Blazers interim coach and assistant Kaleb Canales to replace...

Dallas Mavericks Head Coach Rick Carlisle not Giving up Playoff Hope
March 5th, 2013 at 2:21 PM
With the Dallas Mavericks sitting at 26-33, 5 1/2 games back of the Utah Jazz for the final playoff spot in the West with 23 games left, there would be plenty reason for the Mavs to call it a season and start trying to evaluate for next season. However, Mavs head coach Rick Carlisle remains somewhat...

Dallas Mavericks Acquire Anthony Morrow from Atlanta Hawks
February 21st, 2013 at 4:48 PM
The Dallas Mavericks worked out a swap of backup swingmen with the Atlanta Hawks. The Mavs acquired Anthony Morrow in exchange for Dahntay Jones. Both players have expiring contracts, but Morrow averaged just 5.2 points for the Hawks in only 24 games this season. Despite the low scoring average, however, Dallas...

Will the Dallas Mavericks Be Active Before Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline?
February 19th, 2013 at 3:46 PM
There is plenty of debate to go around that the Dallas Mavericks, currently 23-29 and 11th in the Western Conference, should or should not be active before the NBA Trade Deadline this upcoming Thursday. Dallas is on the verge of missing the playoffs for the first time since Dirk Nowitzki's...

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...

Dirk Nowitzki not a Fan of the New ‘flop’ Rule
October 5th, 2012 at 4:37 PM
Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has never been labeled a flopper. That doesn't mean he's not happy with the NBA's new anti-flop rule they are implementing this upcoming season. ***PHOTO1*** The NBA will now have punishments for players who try to bait the refs into calling a foul by flopping. Warnings will occur...

Lamar Odom Ready to Apologize to Dallas Mavericks?
September 29th, 2012 at 10:46 AM
Should Dallas Mavericks fans expect an apology from Lamar Odom for his lazy, pitiful, and inexcusable one year in a Mavs uniform? No one should believe it until it actually happens. However, a tweet from ESPN's Ric Bucher suggests that Lamar Odom is willing to apologize to Mark Cuban and Dallas fans. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Former Dallas Maverick Fan Favorite Eduardo Najera Joins Team on Multiple Fronts
August 24th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
Eduardo Najera retired from the NBA earlier this week, but will be joining the Dallas Mavericks on multiple levels. The former Maverick won't be enjoying the nuances of retirement, but will instead be taking over as coach and part-owner of the Texas Legends, D-League affiliate of the Mavs. He has also accepted...

Portland Trail Blazers Snatch Dallas Mavericks Assistant Coach Terry Stotts
August 8th, 2012 at 1:00 PM
The Portland Trail Blazers have their new head coach. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, they snagged Terry Stotts from the Dallas Mavericks, becoming the second top assistant in as many years to leave head coach Rick Carlisle's staff. Dwane Casey left for Toronto after the Mavs' championship in 2011. Stotts is 114-168 in four...

Newly Re-Signed Delonte West Brings Intagibles
July 26th, 2012 at 6:53 PM
Last year, the Dallas Mavericks decided that the future financial flexibility of the team was more important than loading up on contracts to players that were not deemed 'superstars' in order to defend the team's first championship. Mark Cuban, Donnie Nelson, and the front office implemented a new ongoing strategy...

Draft Pick Bernard James Signs Contract to Complete Roster
July 25th, 2012 at 4:00 PM
Rookie center Bernard James signed his contract today with the Dallas Mavericks to complete the 15-man roster. Barring any trades before the upcoming season, the Mavs have their 15-man lineup set, once G Delonte West officially resigns the deal he verbally agreed to yesterday. Here is the projected 2012-2013 roster for the...

O.J. Mayo Must Take on Role of Jason Terry
July 24th, 2012 at 1:00 PM
O.J. Mayo signed a two-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks last Monday. The deal includes an option for the second year. If Mayo performs well in his assumed role in place of the departed Jason Terry, it will be hard for the Mavs not to exercise that option. ***PHOTO1*** But in order...

Dallas Mavericks Offseason Moves Should not Be Disappointing to Fans
July 18th, 2012 at 1:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** About a week and a half ago, Dallas Maverick fans were probably heading into a state of depression. Who could blame them? With Deron Williams giving the cold shoulder to his hometown club and deciding to resign with the Brooklyn Nets for five more years, Dallas was left in a...

Dallas Mavericks Must Find a Way to Keep Delonte West
July 18th, 2012 at 1:30 PM
Forget the fact that Delonte West made a fool of himself last year by giving Gordon Hayward the infamous wet willy. Forget his troubled past before coming over to the Dallas Mavericks last offseason. ***PHOTO1*** West is one hell of a basketball player. Delonte West remains unsigned, and for a team that has...

Darren Collison Gives Dallas Mavericks Youth at Crucial Position
July 16th, 2012 at 1:01 PM
The Dallas Mavericks got their young point guard to replace Jason Kidd, but it’s not Deron Williams. Nope, it’s a different Darren, as in 4th-year guard Darren Collison out of UCLA. ***PHOTO1*** Broadcasters won’t be able to drop the ‘oldest team in the league’ bomb on the Mavs for this upcoming season....