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Dallas Mavericks to Sign Israeli Free Agent Gal Mekel
July 3rd, 2013 at 9:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** While the Dallas Mavericks are still meeting and discussing details with free agent Dwight Howard, they received verbal commitment from another free agent, Israeli point guard Gal Mekel, early Monday morning. Free agents are not allowed to officially sign until July 10th, however, Mekel's agent, Sam Porter, confirms the deal and...

Future Hall-of-Famer Jason Kidd Announces Retirement
June 3rd, 2013 at 9:00 PM
Former Dallas Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd, an almost certain future-Hall-of-Famer, announced his retirement Monday after 19 seasons as one of the most unique floor generals in NBA history. "I think it is the right time," Kidd told ESPNNewYork.com. "When you think about 19 years, it has been a heckuva ride. Physically, I...

Dallas Mavericks’ Free Agent Targets Out of Playoffs After First Round
May 4th, 2013 at 9:28 PM
It is still a long shot to imagine Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard and Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul leaving their respective teams to join an aging Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks. However, with both Howard and Paul gone from the 2013 NBA playoffs after just one round,...

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,...

Beloved Jason Terry Contained by Dallas Mavericks in First Game Against Former Team in Dallas
March 23rd, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Jason Terry spent eight years making countless memories for the Dallas Mavericks and going down as what head coach Rick Carlisle states as 'Mavericks loyalty.' Terry hit many big shots and helped bring a championship to Dallas, as him and Dirk Nowitzki were the only two Mavs to play in...

After Dallas Mavericks Win Close Game Against Phoenix Suns, O.J. Mayo Shows Closer’s Mentality
December 7th, 2012 at 8:00 PM
In the second half of Thursday night's game, the Dallas Mavericks lost Shawn Marion and Chris Kaman to injury, and they let the Phoenix Suns tie the game late in the fourth quarter. Dallas looked as if they would blow a double-digit lead and lose a heartbreaker to the Suns. But...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Falter in Second Half, Lose to New York Knicks
November 9th, 2012 at 8:36 PM
After a shootout in the first half between two of the NBA's top-scoring teams, the Dallas Mavericks cooled off considerably in the second half, while the New York Knicks continued to light it up, en route to a 104-94 win over the Mavs. Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points for New York,...

Gameday Preview: Dallas Mavericks Continue Homestand Against Portland Trail Blazers, Rodrigue Beaubois Questionable
November 5th, 2012 at 4:53 PM
The Dallas Mavericks continue a three-game homestand tonight as they take on the Portland Trail Blazers at the American Airlines Center. For the second game of this homestand, an interesting Portland team will be the task at hand. This Northwest Division foe includes one of the best power forwards in the...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Handle Charlotte Bobcats, Win Home Opener
November 3rd, 2012 at 11:00 PM
The Dallas Mavericks used seven three-pointers from O.J. Mayo to help them run away with the victory against the Charlotte Bobcats, winning their home opener 126-99. Mayo ended up with 30 points as Dallas improved to a perfect 16-0 all-time against the Bobcats. Dallas improved to 2-1 on the young season. Darren...

Dallas Mavericks Provide Mixed Feelings After Going 1-1 on Season-Opening Back-to-Back
November 1st, 2012 at 5:18 PM
The Dallas Mavericks opened the season on Tuesday night, with a very tough back-to-back on the road against the Los Angeles Lakers and Utah Jazz. While waiting for Dirk Nowitzki to return from his knee injury, the Mavs were hoping to at least split the opening back-to-back and build some...

Gameday Preview: Dallas Mavericks Ready to Start Season Against Loaded Los Angeles Lakers
October 30th, 2012 at 8:45 PM
Healthy or not, the Dallas Mavericks head into the Staples Center in Los Angeles tonight to take on the Lakers. They will do so without starting forward and center Dirk Nowitzki and Chris Kaman. The Mavs will have to depend on Brandan Wright, who is starting at center, to help contain...

Dallas Mavericks Need to Trim Roster to 15 Players by 4:00 PM Today
October 29th, 2012 at 1:15 PM
The Dallas Mavericks waived Chris Douglas-Roberts and Melvin Ely over the weekend to trim their roster to 16 players, and they have until the 4:00 PM NBA deadline this afternoon to trim the roster to the 15 players that are required for the start of the season. According to ESPNDallas.com, the...

Dallas Mavericks Finish Preseason 4-4 After Win Against Charlotte Bobcats
October 27th, 2012 at 7:00 AM
The Dallas Mavericks were in control most of the game and used a 14-0 run to finish off the Charlotte Bobcats 99-82 Friday night. They finish the preseason 4-4. ***PHOTO1*** Now Dallas must focus and get ready for the season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. The Mavs are not...

Delonte West not Coming Back to Dallas Mavericks
October 26th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
A source says that Delonte West is not expected to return to Dallas, just one day after he was suspended for a second time this month. After the Mavs' preseason loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, the team suspended the guard once again for conduct detrimental to the team....

Dallas Mavericks Suspend Delonte West Again, Sign Eddy Curry
October 25th, 2012 at 5:03 PM
The Dallas Mavericks have once again suspended Delonte West for conduct detrimental to the team. This is the second time this month that West has been suspended, and there is now no timetable for his return, if any. ***PHOTO1*** "We have suspended Delonte for conduct detrimental to the team," president of basketball operations...

Dallas Mavericks Lose to Oklahoma City Thunder, Still Without Key Players
October 24th, 2012 at 11:00 PM
The Dallas Mavericks lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday night 88-76, which comes as no surprise as the Mavs were playing one of the league's best teams without some key players. Shawn Marion and Vince Carter stayed in Dallas to get rested for next Tuesday's season opener against the Los...

Dallas Mavericks Face Oklahoma City Thunder Tonight Without Key Players
October 24th, 2012 at 4:27 PM
The Dallas Mavericks travel to Wichita tonight to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder in their second to last preseason game before the season opens next Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** They will play the Thunder without some key pieces. Dirk Nowitzki and Chris Kaman are out with their respective injuries. But Shawn Marion and Vince...

Dallas Mavericks Beat New Orleans Hornets 87-74, Move to 3-3 in Preseason
October 22nd, 2012 at 9:35 PM
It wasn't pretty, but the Mavs used a better defensive effort, and just enough offense, to get the job done Monday night at the American Airlines Center. They beat the New Orleans Hornets 87-74 to go to 3-3 in preseason play, with one week to go before the regular season...

After Losing to Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks Show Promise on Offense, but Need to Improve on Defense and Turnovers
October 18th, 2012 at 4:17 PM
When the Dallas Mavericks reassembled their team during the offseason, fans knew that it would take time for the team to develop chemistry. Even though Darren Collison and O.J. Mayo played pickup ball in Los Angeles, and Chris Kaman and Elton Brand were former teammates, learning the new system under...

Dirk Nowitzki and Rodrigue Beaubois Out of Tonight’s Preseason Game Against Phoenix Suns
October 17th, 2012 at 4:34 PM
Dirk Nowitzki and Rodrigue Beaubois will sit out their second straight home preseason game tonight against the Phoenix Suns. Beaubois continues to nurse his ankle injury he suffered during the Mavs two-game trek in Europe. Meanwhile, Dirk will sit out as he continues to mull over the decision to get his...