Fort Worth Star-Telegram "In his heart of hearts, Chandler Parsons really thought he was going back to play for the Houston Rockets next season and beyond. After the Dallas Mavericks signed restricted free agent Parsons to a three-year, $46 million offer sheet, the 6-foot-9, 227-pound small forward was sure the Rockets..." July 20
CBSSports.com "You may not know who Eric Griffin is, but you've certainly noticed him if you've been watching the Las Vegas Summer League. Griffin has been the human pogo stick on the Dallas Mavericks' roster. He's been the one devouring stretches of the floor with long strides before catapulting himself into..." July 19
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "If they had their way, the Dallas Mavericks probably wish they had 15 players who view money the way Dirk Nowitzki does. Nowitzki’s $14.73 million salary cut — from the $22.7 million he earned last season to $7.97 million — is one of the largest one-year reductions in NBA history. The..." July 18
ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Mavericks have officially re-signed veteran guard Devin Harris. The four-year deal is worth $16.55 million, with the fourth season partially guaranteed, sources told ESPN.com's Marc Stein. Harris signed a one-year deal at the league minimum last season with the Mavs. He was slated to..." July 17
Shawn Marion has made $133.488 million in his career. Donnie Nelson said the 15-yr veteran is "a long shot" to return to the #Mavs next yr.
Wizards staying busy: ESPN sources say Washington and Dallas Mavericks on course to finalize DeJuan Blair sign-and-trade deal later today
SB Nation "The NBA Commissioner met with reporters on Tuesday in Las Vegas to discuss potential changes to the association. Adam Silver had some bold new ideas for the crowd of reporters waiting for him on Tuesday at the Las Vegas Summer League, including one that has several scratching their heads -- a..." July 16
Free agent forward Rashard Lewis has agreed to a one-year deal with the Mavericks, his agent Colin Bryant told Yahoo Sports.
#Mavs prez of basketball ops Donnie Nelson said they don't have any money to make a play for Carlos Boozer, who was amnestied today by CHI.
CBSSports.com "The Dallas Mavericks have acquired Greg Smith from the Chicago Bulls, the team announced on Monday. Late last season, the Houston Rockets waived Smith and Chicago signed him through the end of the 2014-2015. At a salary less than $1 million, the Mavericks have themselves a bargain big man as..." July 15
ESPN Dallas "Former Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Terry joined ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM’s "Fitzsimmons and Friedo Show" to assess what the Mavs have done this summer with their acquisitions. Suffice to say, Terry is a fan of what his former team has done this summer. After barely holding on for a playoff spot last..." July 15
Story going online now detailing how Rockets AND Lakers called w/max offers for Nowitzki, but he rebuffed all outside interest to stay w/DAL
The Wall Street Journal "Could there be a better time for the NBA to be looking to negotiate a TV deal? The league just enjoyed a fantastic playoff season, capped off be a marquee Finals matchup. Then its biggest sports star, LeBron James, captivated millions across the globe with his intriguing free agency run that led..." July 15
ESPN sources say Dirk Nowitzki has taken bigger pay cut than previously thought. Deal finalized today at three years, $25 mil for Mavs lifer
ESPN.com "Chandler Parsons will arrive in Dallas with a three-year, $46 million deal and plenty of motivation after being "offended" by the Houston Rockets during the restricted free-agency process. Parsons told Yahoo! Sports that it bothered him that Houston, which declined its right to match the Dallas..." July 15
Pro Basketball Talk "When LeBron James chose to return home to Cleveland it was assumed that Mike Miller would likely follow him. Remember one of the reasons LeBron was frustrated with Heat ownership is they amnestied Miller (who then was healthy for a full season in Memphis). But so far, Miller has yet to agree to..." July 15
Dallas Morning News "On whom else the Mavericks are going to acquire this off-season: Nelson: “Man we’re working on that right now. We feel real good about the point guard with Felton and Harris it’s a real nice none-two combo. Obviously (Monta) Ellis has got the two-spot locked down with Chandler Parsons and Jae..." July 15
ESPN Dallas "The Houston Rockets have decided not to match the Mavericks' three-year, $46 million offer sheet for Chandler Parsons, which means the versatile forward will join Dirk Nowitzki in Dallas. Parsons told ESPN.com he received the call from the Rockets just prior to 6 p.m. ET on Sunday informing him..." July 14
Washington and Dallas are in advanced discussions on a potential sign-and-trade deal that would land DeJuan Blair with Wizards
Free agent Richard Jefferson is finalizing a one-year agreement with Dallas, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
Lot of folks wondering if Mavs can get Stephenson/Marion combo. Money might work, but I don't think Trix comes back to be backup.
Final Luol Deng update for tonight: Atlanta talks revived & quickly died down, & Dallas has L. Stephenson over Deng on priority list, so..
Dallas Morning News "The Dallas Mavericks have acquired center Greg Smith from Chicago. It’s not known what the Bulls are getting in return, but since they are trying to dump salary to make room for Pau Gasol, they didn’t really want anything in return. Smith, a 6-10, 250-pounder, played only 11 games with the..." July 13
Charlotte, Dallas registering interest on free agent guard D.J. Augustin, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Sporting News "The Charlotte Hornets took a gamble by pursuing Gordon Hayward, making a max offer for the restricted free-agent forward, and it didn't pay off, now that the Utah Jazz informed the Hornets they will match. That leaves the Hornets with about $20 million in cap space, and a roster it's seeking..." July 12
Expect Houston to push a decision on matching the Chandler Parsons offer sheet w/ Dallas until deadline on late Sunday night.
Fully expecting Houston to match on Chandler Parsons, Dallas moving ahead with plan B: Luol Deng or Trevor Ariza, league sources say.
Houston and Chris Bosh moving quickly on securing deal, and with Bosh, Rockets will match Chandler Parsons offer sheet, source tells Yahoo.
SLAM Online "Sometimes, being good enough just doesn’t cut it, especially in the case of restricted free agent point guard Isaiah Thomas. Despite numbers that put him in elite company in 2014, IT is still waiting for a deal to materialize. He thinks he knows why, too. Thomas’ averages of 20 points and 6..." July 11
CBSSports.com "The Houston Rockets have received a signed offer sheet for Chandler Parsons from the Dallas Mavericks, according to USA Today's Sam Amick, so a sign-and-trade will not be possible. Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson said on Thursday that they might be able to work something out, but that's..." July 11
CBSSports.com "The Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets are discussing potential sign-and-trade scenarios involving restricted free agent Chandler Parsons, Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson told reporters on Thursday, via ESPN's Tim McMahon. The offer sheet Parsons signed at a club has not been submitted..." July 10
Donnie Nelson said the contracts for Dirk (3 yrs, $30 mill) and DHarris ( 3 yrs, $12 mill) hasn't been signed. But he expect no hiccups.
Mavs hope they can talk Mo Williams into taking minimum. Why would he do that? Lives in area and wants to be near wife and five sons.
Yahoo! Sports "Restricted free-agent forward Chandler Parsons is finalizing a three-year, $46 million offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Parsons can officially sign the sheet at 12:01 a.m. Thursday. The Houston Rockets will have three days to match. The Rockets and..." July 10
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10
ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Mavericks don't believe that signing Chandler Parsons to a huge offer sheet will cost them a chance to keep Vince Carter. A source said the Mavs are still optimistic about re-signing their sixth man. However, the three-year deal worth more than $45 million for Parsons would use the..." July 09
Dallas Morning News "If the NBA is a what-have-you-done-for-me-lately league, then during free agency, it goes one step further. As in: How can I make life a little more miserable for the competition. The Dallas Mavericks are trying to do just that to the Houston Rockets, and it might qualify as a pretty decent..." July 09
ESPN.com "Point guard Raymond Felton admits he played poorly for the New York Knicks last season and looks forward to proving he still can play "as an elite point guard" with the Dallas Mavericks. "Just to show everybody that I've still got it, I still can play," Felton said on a conference call with..." July 08
#Mavs closing in on re-signing Vince Carter, source said. Still in the hunt for Parsons, Deng, Stephenson, Ariza and P-Gasol.
In addition to Dallas & Lakers, Boston also showing interest in Lance Stephenson, source said
Pro Basketball Talk "The Mavericks met with Carmelo Anthony. They met with LeBron James’ agent. Mark Cuban – relying on the pull of Dirk Nowitzki – has done an excellent job job positioning Dallas as potential destination for premier free agents. From Deron Williams to Dwight Howard, the Mavericks have struck out..." July 07
"Things are trending well," source says about Mavs' negotiations with Vince Carter. Not sure about timing, but expectation is deal gets done
The Mavs, Cavs, Lakers and Heat are pursuing Wizards free agent Trevor Ariza, league sources say. Ariza seeking deal starting at $9-$11m.
ESPN.com "Nearly a week after the Indiana Pacers offered talented but controversial guard Lance Stephenson a five-year, $44 million contract, the two sides remain far apart on a deal, according to sources close to the situation. Although his desire is to remain with the Pacers, a disappointed Stephenson..." July 07
ESPN Dallas "Once upon a time, the Dallas Mavericks were heavily criticized for passing on polished Kansas prospect Paul Pierce to draft some goofy German kid who wasn’t ready for the NBA. Dirk Nowitzki turned out to be a decent player, to say the least. So did Pierce. They’re both destined to spend..." July 06
Lakers free agent G Kent Bazemore is receiving interest from BOS (meeting), SA (meeting), ATL, HOU, UTAH, GS, LAL, PHX, DAL, a source said.
ESPN.com "The Dallas Mavericks are closing in on an agreement to re-sign point guard Devin Harris, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com that the Mavericks and Harris are putting the finishing touches on a three-year deal to bring Harris back. The deal can't officially be..." July 05
Mavericks meeting with Melo is finished. By at least one account it went swimmingly. Lots of talk about the front line and title potential.