Mavericks Rumors & News

  • 4h
    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Source: Mavs "as confident as we can be" about re-signing Rajon Rondo this summer. Getting PG now makes keeping Tyson Chandler easier, too.

  • Mark Cuban finalized Rajon Rondo trade while on set for The Colbert Report finale

    Pro Basketball Talk "The final episode of the Colbert Report aired yesterday, and it included the above celebrity-filled song. Among those in studio to celebrate Stephen Colbert were Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Randy Newman, Jon Nelson, Willie Nelson, Bryan Cranston, Tom Brokaw, Katie Couric, George Lucas, Big Bird, Keith..." December 19

  • 5h
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    O'Neal makes home in DFW area and has long hoped to play for Mavs. But now, with Rondo there, I'm told he's highly intrigued by possibility

  • Celtics ship Rondo to Mavericks

    ESPN Dallas "The Boston Celtics are in the process of finalizing a deal to send Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources. Sources tell ESPN.com that the Celtics and the Mavericks have an agreement in principle to send the All-Star point guard to Dallas for Brandan Wright, Jae..." December 19

  • Phil: Tyson Chandler wouldn't help

    ESPN New York "New York Knicks president Phil Jackson took to Twitter to defend his decision to trade Tyson Chandler, saying Chandler could not have helped the team this season. He also said that those questioning the trade should "relax." "I'm OK with the Dallas deal. Tyson fits there and our three..." December 19

  • 1d
    Bryan Gutierrez @BallinWithBryan

    The Ledo Shuffle continues. Per the team, the Mavs have reassigned Ricky Ledo to the @TexasLegends.

  • Reports: Mavericks, Celtics getting serious about potential Rondo trade

    Fox Sports "The Rajon Rondo trade winds are reportedly blowing again, this time heading southwest. Can Mark Cuban succeed where so many others before him have failed? According to a report Wednesday by Yahoo Sports!/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski and fellow Yahoo Sports! reporter Marc Spears,..." December 18

  • Mavs finally pull away from the Pistons to win 117-106

    Mavs Moneyball "While it felt like tough going for a while there, the Mavs continued their domination over the East. The woeful Pistons put up a decent fight, trying to beat their third Western Conference team in four games, but they simply couldn't hang with the Mavs' offense tonight. The Mavs started the..." December 18

  • 23h
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    In Rondo talks, Boston and Dallas discussing package including Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder and a first-round pick, sources tell Yahoo.

  • 22h
    Chris Mannix @ChrisMannixSI

    Lakers in the hunt for Rajon Rondo, but a strong desire internally not to give up much now, pursue Rondo in free agency, per sources.

  • 22h
    SB Nation @SBNation

    .@mavsmoneyball reports Dallas isn't done. They're targeting free agent Jermaine O'Neal next: http://t.co/Rr0ikYnfDh pic.twitter.com/mRZjJcibgE

  • 1d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The Dallas Mavericks are serious suitors for Rajon Rondo, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Houston's discussed Rondo deal with Boston too.

  • 1d
    Dallas Mavericks @dallasmavs

    Injury updates presented by Baylor Emergency Medical Centers: - Raymond Felton, right ankle, out. #DALatDET

  • Mavericks cruise past Knicks 107-87

    Mavs Moneyball "The Mavs hit 15 threes in a wire-to-wire win against the Knicks. The Mavs went into the illustrious Madison Square Garden and took care of the Knicks in an orderly fashion 107-87. Dirk led the way with 16 points five rebounds and five assists. The bench provided a huge lift in this victory..." December 17

  • Scapegoating Tyson Chandler exposed as massive Knicks ruse

    New York Post "If the Knicks were trying to sell us Tyson Chandler was the bad guy on last year’s roster, a reason for their dysfunction and 37-45 season, then it makes you wonder what other baloney they’re trying to make us believe. Chandler returned to the Garden Tuesday night for the first time since being..." December 17

  • Ex-Knick Chandler pities Melo

    ESPN New York "Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler feels sorry for former New York Knicks teammate Carmelo Anthony, the face of a team that fell to 5-22 with Tuesday's 107-87 loss to the Mavs. "I do because he's a competitor," said Chandler, who received a warm ovation from the crowd in his return to..." December 17

  • 3d
    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Chandler Parsons is still dealing with soreness in his lower back, but there's a good chance he plays tomorrow vs. Knicks.

  • 5d
    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Chandler Parsons (back) went through practice and hopes to play Tuesday in New York.

  • Monta is too much for the Pelicans, Mavs win 112-107

    Mavs Moneyball "Dallas improved its record on the second night of back-to-backs to 4-1 on the season with a 112-107 win over New Orleans on Wednesday night. Both teams were playing the second night of a back-to-back, which resulted in sluggish play at the outset. Monta Ellis was too much for the Pelicans, as..." December 11

  • Chandler Parsons willing to adjust shot for Rick Carlisle; ‘I’m coachable’

    Dallas Morning News "For his aching back, which almost prevented him from returning for Wednesday night’s second half against New Orleans, Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons plans to see a chiropractor today. And get “some good meds.” To remedy his early season shooting struggles, Parsons has had frequent..." December 11

  • Memphis Grizzlies Outlast Dallas Mavericks 114-105

    Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizzlies came out on top against one of the highest-scoring offenses in the NBA in a shootout in which both teams shot over 45 percent from three. Memphis overcame some hot shooting from the Dallas Mavericks behind a commanding 36-17 third quarter, and the Grizzlies earned one of their..." December 10

  • 9d
    Dwain Price @DwainPrice

    #Mavs coach Rick Carlisle said Raymond Felton (ankle) is just not ready to play yet. But he's getting close.

  • Parsons has best game for Mavericks in 23-point win over Bucks

    Mavs Moneyball "Chandler Bang shoots 11-of-14 and makes four 3-pointers on Sunday night. Now the Mavs head to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies. Chandler Parsons says he's more than a spot-up shooter. He wants to be more of a playmaker with the ball rather than camp behind the 3-point line. If Sunday is any..." December 08

  • Carlisle: Mark Cuban tech rescinded

    ESPN.com "The technical foul Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban claimed was called on him -- but officially assessed to assistant coach Monte Mathis -- has been rescinded by the NBA, head coach Rick Carlisle said. The NBA office has not commented on the technical foul, which was called by referee Nick..." December 07

  • 13d
    Bryan Gutierrez @BallinWithBryan

    Felton said the ankle is "100 percent" healthy, but still working on gaining confidence to make cuts on it & etc. He said that he's in shape

  • 13d
    Dwain Price @DwainPrice

    The #Mavs have recalled G Ricky Ledo from the Texas Legends. In five games for the Legends, Ledo has averaged 12 ppg, 3.2 rpg and 2.8 apg.

  • Carlisle: NBA rescinded Cuban technical foul

    ESPN Dallas "The technical foul Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban claimed was called on him -- but officially assessed to assistant coach Monte Mathis -- has been rescinded by the NBA, head coach Rick Carlisle said. The NBA office has not commented on the technical foul, which was called by referee Nick..." December 06

  • 14d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Pelicans, after signing Dante Cunningham, are now in advanced discussions to sign former Mavericks point guard Gal Mekel

  • Mark Cuban's first technical foul (called on an assistant) could be rescinded

    Dallas Morning News "For all the times Mark Cuban has been fined for being critical of NBA referees, he's never gotten a technical foul. Until Wednesday. Officially, it will go into the books as a technical on assistant coach Monte Mathis, who has vocal chord problems and has trouble raising his voice too loud...." December 05

  • Monta's buzzer beater lifts Mavs over Bucks 107-105

    Mavs Moneyball "It looked briefly like Milwaukee and not Monta was going to have it all tonight, but Ellis' buzzer-beater avoided yet another overtime, and the Mavericks closed out this road trip with a win over the Bucks. After a double overtime thriller in Chicago, this game seemed destined to be a bit of an..." December 04

  • One of 'dumber' fouls Dirk has seen helps Mavs take 132-129 2 OT win over Bulls

    Dallas Morning News "It took what Dirk Nowitzki called “one of the dumber fouls I’ve ever seen” in his 17-year career for the Mavericks to get to overtime Tuesday night against Chicago. Once they got there, the two teams put on a whale of a show. In a classic game of “can you top this?” the Mavericks got a..." December 03

  • Mavs' Donnie Nelson wanted to draft Antetokounmpo, Mark Cuban said no

    CBSSports.com "Dallas Mavericks president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson wanted to select Giannis Antetokounmpo with the No. 13 pick in the 2013 draft, but owner Mark Cuban wouldn't do it, via the Dallas Morning News' Eddie Sefko. Cue Dallas fans dreaming of Antetokounmpo starring in "teammate trivia"..." December 03

  • 15d
    Eddie Sefko @ESefko

    Dirk Nowitzki (rest) will not play tonight vs Bucks. It is not back related, per Mark Cuban.

  • Jameer Nelson gives an update on his back injury

    Dallas Morning News "Jameer Nelson said after the game he's going to get workouts in on Sunday and Monday and see how his back spasms respond. "We'll see how it reacts," he said. The Philadelphia native added that he didn't feel any pressure to play in his homecoming." November 30

  • Mavs' 110-103 win against winless 76ers shows team can handle modest competition without Nowitzki

    Dallas Morning News "The only goal Saturday night for the Mavericks was not to become the answer to this week’s most frequently asked trivia question. Nobody wants to be known as the first team that lost to the Philadelphia 76ers this season. The Mavericks came out like they were in the running for that..." November 30

  • Mavericks to rest Dirk Nowitzki Saturday against 76ers

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Citing rest, the Mavericks announced forward Dirk Nowitzki will not play Saturday at Philadelphia, reports the team's website." November 29

  • 20d
    Eddie Sefko @ESefko

    Dirk Nowitzki (rest) will sit tonight vs. Philly. Jameer Nelson is questionable and Raymond Frlton is out.

  • Mavericks will 'take this one and run' after grinding out win over East-leading Raptors

    Dallas Morning News "On a frigid night north of the border — and it was chilly outside Air Canada Centre, too — the Mavericks actually had reasons to feel warm and fuzzy. With their two leading scorers missing roughly two of every three shots they took through three quarters and Toronto enjoying a dominant night in..." November 29

  • Mark Cuban takes jab at Derek Fisher

    ESPN.com "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban took a subtle shot at New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher before Wednesday’s game. Cuban was asked if he was concerned about Fisher’s commitment to the struggling Knicks, who have dropped 10 of 12. “I’m more concerned with his health and welfare. I know how..." November 28

  • Why Mavericks coach bristled when Larkin’s name came up

    New York Post "A testy Dallas coach Rick Carlisle is tired of hearing how he wouldn’t play Knicks point guard Shane Larkin last season in a rookie season that was disappointing by most accounts. Carlisle shot back at MSG Network reporter Tina Cervasio when she asked him about Larkin’s frustration level last..." November 27

  • Dirk carries Mavs to a 109-102 OT win over Knicks

    Mavs Moneyball "Well, that was stressful. In a game where they shot 4-30 on threes, the Mavs defeated the Knicks 109-102 in an overtime thriller. Dirk led the way with 30 points, while Tyson Chandler had an impressive 17 points and 25 rebounds, which is an NBA-season high. In the first half the Mavs picked..." November 27

  • Mark Cuban wants to move Mavericks, Spurs, Rockets, Pelicans to Eastern Conference

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA’s Western Conference is better than the league’s Eastern Conference. Way better. Understandably, Western Conference teams don’t like competing with each other for eight playoff spots while the road in the East is much easier. Some have discussed allowing the top 16 teams, regardless..." November 27

  • Is Al-Farouq Aminu the best minimum contract player in the NBA?

    Mavs Moneyball "The Mavs made a bunch of acquisitions this offseason. Many were quite flashy, but my personal favorite so far has been fellow Wake Forest alum Al-Farouq Aminu. Aminu has a similar story to any number of great Mavs bench players over the years: drafted highly (8th overall in 2010), didn't live up..." November 25

  • Mark Cuban isn't afraid to yell at players on the Mavericks bench

    USA Today "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has never been one to keep his opinions to himself. And that includes, he said in an interview with HBO’s ‘Real Sports’, his advice to players on the team’s bench. “When something’s going not well for us and I see how guys respond at the end of the bench..." November 25

  • Mavericks call 110-100 loss to shorthanded Pacers 'embarrassing'

    Indianapolis Star "Go ahead, and call them the B-team, and the Indiana Pacers will stand up against your more talented stars and show them a thing or two about playing hard. Call them undermanned, and the Pacers will remix their rotation, using what they have remaining in storage and still find a way to..." November 25

  • Tyson Chandler felt like scapegoat with Knicks

    ESPN Dallas "Center Tyson Chandler felt like a scapegoat "at times" for the New York Knicks' failures last season. The Knicks entered the season with high expectations coming off a trip to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs but ended with a 37-45 record and the firing of coach Mike Woodson...." November 25

  • No Dwight? No problem as Rockets rally past Parsons, Mavs

    Houston Chronicle "Finally, after the Rockets had launched 3 after 3, putting up as many as any Rockets team has in any game, they found another way considerably closer to the rim. James Harden had gotten loose on a break, with only Chandler Parsons between him and the basket and the game on the line. There..." November 23

  • Mark Cuban: No betting 'hypocritical'

    ESPN.com "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban strongly agreed with NBA commissioner Adam Silver's opinion that sports betting should be legalized throughout the United States, predicting it would happen within three to five years. In an op-ed piece in the New York Times earlier this month, Silver lobbied..." November 23

  • Bryant thinks players should pay attention to business side

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant basically threw NBA owners under the bus Friday and dared anyone to say anything about it. Bryant was asked about the pressure seemingly applied to the players by fans to take less money so a franchise can build a better team. The subject hit a raw nerve..." November 22

  • 28d
    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Per Rick Carlisle, Devin Harris (lower right leg soreness) is OUT vs. the Lakers. #DALvsLAL