Mavericks Rumors & News

  • Mavericks sign Ben Bentil, Quinn Cook to 10-day contracts

    247 Sports "It looks like two rookies will finally make their NBA debuts. According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Dallas Mavericks have signed both Quinn Cook and Ben Bentil to 10-day contracts. Cook went undrafted during the 2015 NBA Draft, but won D-League Rookie of the Year honors with the Canton Charge..." February 25

  • Wiggins, Towns lead Timberwolves past Mavericks

    The Sports Xchange "MINNEAPOLIS -- Ricky Rubio tried to downplay his name in trade rumors but noted the emotional toll those rumors can take on players. Thursday's deadline passed and Rubio was still a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves, with coach Tom Thibodeau saying the team didn't see any potential trades..." February 24

  • Mavs president: 'Nerlens is really a Tyson Chandler starter kit'

    Sports Day "When talking about his latest acquisition, fourth-year center Nerlens Noel, Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson made one repeated comparison: Tyson Chandler. Yup, the same man whose defense played as integral of a role in Dallas' 2011 finals run as Dirk Nowitzki's offense. Nelson sees Noel,..." February 24

  • Andrew Bogut reportedly eligible to rejoin Warriors due to a loophole in NBA rules

    Fox Sports "Andrew Bogut, who went to the Finals with the Warriors for the past two seasons, was dealt from Dallas to Philadelphia on Thursday, and according to reports, the Sixers don’t plan on keeping him around. With the trade deadline passed, the Sixers likely will buy him out, leaving the 7-foot..." February 24

  • Cavs Expected to Sign Both Andrew Bogut and Deron Williams

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers appear to be on the verge of signing both point guard Deron Williams and veteran center Andrew Bogut according to multiple reports. The 7-foot Bogut is expected to be bought out by the Philadelphia 76ers after having been traded to them by the Dallas Mavericks on..." February 24

  • Deron Williams, Andrew Bogut are about to hit the market

    Fanrag Sports "The 2017 NBA trade deadline has come and gone, and it was a relatively quiet one at that. But teams can still make key moves on the free-agent market, and it looks like there are going to be some relatively big names available. Deron Williams is one of those players, as ESPN’s Marc Stein..." February 23

  • Deron Williams Reportedly May Receive Buyout from Dallas

    Bleacher Report "Deron Williams' time with the Dallas Mavericks may be nearing an end. Per ESPN's Tim MacMahon, the Mavericks are considering "possibly" buying Williams out of his contract so they can give Yogi Ferrell a more prominent role in their rotation. Shams Charania of The Veritcal reported..." February 23

  • 76ers Trying To Trade Andrew Bogut By Deadline

    Real GM Basketball "The Philadelphia 76ers will try to find a trade of Andrew Bogut before the deadline. Bogut was acquired by the 76ers from the Mavericks in exchange for Nerlens Noel." February 23

  • Sixers To Trade Nerlens Noel To Mavericks

    Hoops Rumors "The Sixers are in agreement with the Mavericks on a deal that will send Nerlens Noel to Dallas, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical (via Twitter). According to Wojnarowski, Philadelphia will receive Justin Anderson and a first-round pick from the Mavs. ESPN’s Marc Stein adds (via Twitter)..." February 23

  • Source: Mavs + Cavs 'Deeply Involved' In Deron Williams Trade Talks - And Here's The Prize

    Scout "By mid-afternoon Wednesday, we'd read the tea leaves and come to an obvious Dallas Mavericks conclusion: There is a Mavs trade on the front burner, and maybe two of them, and there is major interest by both the Mavs and the other team, and there are huge obstacles, big negotiating issues,..." February 23

  • With less than 24 hours left, NBA trade deadline heats up

    KSL "We're not under 24 hours until the NBA's trade deadline. Here's what's going on with the Jazz and around the NBA. Derrick Favors trade looks unlikely Monday, ESPN's Zach Lowe reported that the Jazz have tested the market for Derrick Favors, seeing what kind of interest there is in the Jazz's..." February 22

  • Sources: Jazz express interest in Deron Williams via trade from Mavericks

    ESPN "The Utah Jazz have expressed interest in reacquiring former All-Star guard Deron Williams via trade from the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources. No deal appeared imminent Tuesday night, sources told ESPN.com, but Utah has registered its interest in bringing Williams back to his..." February 22

  • Ending Contracts To Watch At The Deadline

    Basketball Insiders "The Ending Contracts With the 2017 NBA Trade Deadline approaching on Thursday, February 23 at 3 p.m. EST, there is more and more chatter in NBA circles, and the biggest questions facing NBA teams is what to do with their ending contract or possible ending contract players. The bulk of deals..." February 21

  • Big questions, lots of answers before NBA trade deadline

    ESPN "Only a week or so ago, most league executives anticipated a quiet deadline. So many teams were in desperate win-now mode, few would sell off quality veterans to the grease the trade wheels. Teams just outside the contender circle wouldn't mortgage the future for a suicide mission against Golden..." February 21

  • Mark Cuban takes apparent jab at Donald Trump with No. 46 jersey

    ESPN "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wore a No. 46 jersey in Friday night's NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, an apparent response to President Donald Trump's recent tweet that Cuban is "not smart enough to run for president." A source told ESPN before the celebrity game that Cuban's jersey number,..." February 18

  • There will never be another Dirk Nowitzki

    Yardbarker "Dirk Nowitzki is unquestionably the best player in Dallas Mavericks history and a future Hall of Famer, but now at age 38 and his health beginning to fail him, Dirk himself has admitted to contemplating retirement. This should come as no surprise given that he'll turn 39 in June and he has nothing..." February 18

  • Andrew Bogut draws praise from Rick Carlisle in return; big man doesn't expect to be traded

    Sports Day "Having Andrew Bogut back in the lineup for one game before the All-Star break might not seem like much. Given the way the Mavericks stunk up a large portion of Michigan for a half in the 98-91 loss to Detroit on Wednesday, it was little more than putting perfume on a skunk. But having Bogut..." February 17

  • Pistons go wire-to-wire in win over Mavs

    The Sports Xchange "AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Reggie Jackson and the Detroit Pistons got a little confidence boost heading into the All-Star break. Jackson scored 22 points, and the Pistons never trailed in a 98-91 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night at The Palace. Detroit's starting point..." February 15

  • Thomas leads Celtics past Mavericks

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks are pleased to be done with Isaiah Thomas this season. The NBA's second-leading scorer tortured the Mavericks again, this time racking up 29 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 111-98 win on Monday night at American Airlines Center. The Celtics (36-19)..." February 14

  • Rick Carlisle: Celtics ‘have a legitimate chance to get to the Finals’

    Larry Brown Sports "Rick Carlisle is buying all the Boston Celtics stock he can afford. After they defeated his Dallas Mavericks by the final of 111-98 on Monday, Carlisle said he believes the Celtics have ‘a legitimate chance’ of making it to the NBA Finals, per Bobby Karalla of Mavs.com. Carlisle may be a bit..." February 14

  • Mavericks earn blowout win over Magic

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- Wesley Matthews' hot hand from downtown contributed to a game-high 20 points and to the Mavericks' breezy 112-80 demolition of the Orlando Magic on Saturday night at the American Airlines Center. Matthews drained 6-of-8 from beyond the arc and was 7-of-10 overall as he powered the..." February 12

  • Donald Trump Spent His Sunday Morning Beefing With Mark Cuban on Twitter

    Complex "President Donald Trump had a busy weekend on his hands, with the arrival of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe taking up a significant portion of his last couple days. Hosting one of America's top allies on a diplomatic visit kept his attention off of his constant battle with the press—at least..." February 12

  • Mavericks rally to stun Jazz in OT

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks could have easily quit when down 21 points Thursday night. They didn't. And for good reason. "We are just a resilient group," Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes said. "We are going to keep playing hard every single game. We've put ourselves in tough..." February 10

  • NBA, Take-Two to Create Professional Videogame League

    Fox Sports "Think you’re one of the best NBA 2K players on the planet? Now, you’ll be able to prove it — and maybe even make a living doing it. The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced plans Wednesday to launch the NBA 2K eLeague, a new, professional..." February 09

  • McCollum's last-second shot pushes Blazers past Mavs

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- It came down to who had the ball last. Fortunately for the Portland Trail Blazers, that was C.J. McCollum. A stumbling floater from McCollum with 0.3 of a second left finished off a wild final minute and lifted the Blazers past Dallas Mavericks 114-113 on Tuesday night at..." February 08

  • Adrian Wojnarowski Is Close To Joining ESPN

    Deadspin "NBA scoopmaster Adrian Wojnarowski is close to an agreement to leave Yahoo and join ESPN, according to multiple sources, a huge shakeup in the basketball reporting world that will have a wider-reaching effects beyond where you get your news. And according to one source, Wojnarowski isn’t the only..." February 08

  • Nuggets halt Mavericks' four-game win streak

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Nikola Jokic tormented the Dallas Mavericks in the first two games this season, but when foul trouble held him in check, Will Barton took over. Barton scored a season-high 31 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Gary Harris had 20 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the Dallas..." February 07

  • Report: NBA also reduces projected 2018-19 salary cap to $103 million

    Pro Basketball Talk "Adam Silver said he dislikes the 1+1 contracts signed by players like LeBron James and Kevin Durant. The NBA commissioner might soon see players lock into longer deals more often and switch teams less often. Not only does it now project the 2017-18 salary cap to reach just $102 million, the..." February 07

  • Pitbull, Travis Scott and 'Inside the NBA' live will be at All-Star Weekend

    USA Today "TNT wants to party with you in New Orleans. The cable network is throwing a four-day bash for NBA All-Star Weekend, starting Thursday night with a free show from rapper Travis Scott and continuing all the way to Sunday. It's the "NBA on TNT Road Show," an extension of the branding the league..." February 07

  • Rookie Farrell's 32 points propel Mavs past Trail Blazers

    The Sports Xchange "PORTLAND, Ore. — Yogi Ferrell played loose as a summer breeze and it paid huge dividends for the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night at Moda Center. The rookie guard had a season-high 32 points, including nine 3-point shots, to lift the Mavericks past the Portland Trail Blazers 108-104...." February 04

  • Yogi Ferrell hits nine threes, game-clinching shot in epic performance vs. Portland

    Fox Sports "“Never judge a book by its cover” — it’s what everyone told us growing up. And in the case of 6’0″ munchkin Dallas Mavericks guard Yogi Ferrell, his success in a dramatic 108-104 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night was the epitome of it. One week ago, Ferrell was signed to a..." February 04

  • Yogi Ferrell To Sign 2-Year Deal With Dallas Mavericks

    The Spun "After torching the Trail Blazers for 32 points in a 108-104 win on Friday night, undrafted rookie PG Yogi Ferrell will ink his first serious NBA contract— a two-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks. Shams Charania of The Vertical reported the news. Ferrell was initially signed to a 10-day..." February 04

  • Mavericks defeat 76ers to extend winning streak

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- The list of unsung Dallas Mavericks stepping up grows with each game. Salah Mejri is just the next in line. "He has been holding out on us," Dallas coach Rick Carlisle quipped. "That is clear." A career showing by second-year backup center sparked the streaking Mavericks to a..." February 02

  • Mavs owner Mark Cuban questions 'hypocrisy' of Donald Trump's immigration ban

    Chicago Tribune "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban questioned the effectiveness of President Donald Trump's executive order restricting immigration from seven countries, citing the "hypocrisy" of limiting immigration from some countries while not including others. "I understand safety," Cuban said. "We all want..." February 02

  • Cavs reportedly interested in Mavs' Deron Williams

    CBS Sports "Not mincing any words, LeBron James made his feelings about the Cavaliers' roster well-known when he told reporters he wants the team to add a play-maker off the bench. Taking James' public request into consideration, the Cavs are working out Lance Stephenson, Kirk Hinrich and Mario Chalmers. But..." February 01

  • Report: Mavericks to offer Yogi Ferrell two-year deal

    Fanrag Sports "Yogi Ferrell has appeared to have done enough on his 10-day contract to warrant a longer look, and this will come with more financial security for the former Indiana standout. The Dallas Mavericks plan to sign the guard to a two-year contract, Mike Fisher of DallasBasketball.com reports, after..." February 01

  • Mavericks continue to roll, defeat Love-less Cavs

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- Maybe LeBron James and Kyrie Irving should have just stayed back in Cleveland after all. Wanting to build on the momentum of a Sunday win that ended both a three-game slide and a tumultuous week off the court, the Cleveland Cavaliers brought their two healthy stars on make the trip..." January 31

  • Mavs Reluctant To Move Deron Williams?

    Hoops Rumors "In his “Monday Morning Tip” column, David Alridge of NBA.com divulged an interesting tidbit from the Mavericks‘ front office. Explaining why Dallas isn’t in the market for Carmelo Anthony, Aldridge noted that Wesley Matthews is “off-limits,” as is Deron Williams. Signed to a one-year, $10MM pact,..." January 31

  • Harrison Barnes Isn’t As Bad As You Think He Is

    The Ringer "I spent a lot of time last week watching tennis. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal and the Williams sisters were the stories of the Australian Open, so the media discussion around the tournament revolved around the grand (and more importantly, marketable) ideas of greatness and GOAT-ness — things..." January 31

  • Rick Carlisle has incredible quote about Mavericks

    Larry Brown Sports "Rick Carlisle summed up the 18-30 Dallas Mavericks with a perfect quote on Monday night. Dallas stunned many by knocking off a Kevin Love-less Cleveland Cavaliers team 104-97. That made it two straight impressive wins for the Mavs, as they also beat the Spurs on the road the day before. That..." January 31

  • Mavericks stun Spurs to end series skid

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- The Dallas Mavericks have become a better team with Seth Curry in the starting lineup. And with Yogi Ferrell in the mix, the Mavericks are playing well enough to beat the NBA's elite teams. Exhibit A of that case was displayed on Sunday as Curry scored 24 points and pulled..." January 29

  • Mark Cuban Fined for Criticizing Refs in a Game His Team Wasn't Even In

    12 Up "Nearly two months ago, there was a game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Brooklyn Nets that involved a strange double-dribble almost right away. However, the call wasn't made. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban saw the play and couldn't just laugh it off, stating referee Ken Mauer..." January 29

  • Mark Cuban almost seems ready to admit Russell Westbrook is a superstar

    Sportsnaut "To the befuddlement of us all, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has staunchly refused to say Russell Westbrook is an NBA superstar in the past. While he’s still not ready to completely buy into the rather obvious truth that the rest of us have accepted, Cuban is relenting just a bit these..." January 28

  • Mark Cuban blames the NBA ‘voter fraud’ on the ‘Electoral College’

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban had a lot of fun when discussing the numerous NBA players who mocked the league’s system by voting for players with minimal or no playing time this season to start in next month’s All-Star game. Cuban’s answer took on a political overtone, starting with him..." January 27

  • Barnes helps Mavericks defeat struggling Knicks

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- The series of injuries that have hit the Dallas Mavericks backcourt could be considered a problem. Or an opportunity. Seth Curry is one of those who has taken advantage of extra minutes as Dallas surges despite the several Mavs going down. "I have the legs so I think I..." January 26

  • Thunder win battle with Mavericks, but lose Kanter

    The Sports Xchange "OKLAHOMA CITY -- As Oklahoma City grinds its way through a grueling month of basketball, any win is normally a reason to be happy. However, there were no smiling faces in the Thunder locker room Thursday after they defeated the Dallas Mavericks 109-98 at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Even..." January 26

  • Russell Westbrook, Isaiah Thomas lead All-Star Game reserves; Joel Embiid left off list

    Pro Basketball Talk "After the fans/media/players picked the NBA All-Star Game starters, the tough job falls to the coaches: Pick the seven reserves for each side. Hard because each squad has about a dozen deserving guys, and while a few on each side are no brainers it also means some difficult cuts. Cuts will be..." January 26

  • Mark Cuban jokingly claims voter fraud in All-Star voting process

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is among the most divisive figures in all of sports. His often absurd takes on the game of basketball have combined with a new-found interest in politics. It’s most defintely not a great combination for someone as high profile as Cuban. Though, Cuban himself..." January 26

  • Cuban: Phil Jackson is my 'bucket boy'

    New York Daily News "When it comes to Phil Jackson, Mark Cuban's still got it. In full shtick while on the Stairmaster ahead of Wednesday's game, the Mavericks owner brought up an old insult for the Knicks president, calling him a "bucket boy" before working in a dig when asked about running the..." January 26

  • Five NBA Players Who Won't Be Traded—But Should Be

    SI "The NBA trade deadline is roughly a month away, and that means we're about to enter peak rumor season around the league. It's already begun, really. In the past week, we learned that Ricky Rubio is reportedly on the block, and that the Pistons and Wolves were discussing a Rubio-for-Reggie Jackson..." January 25