Mavericks Rumors & News

  • Updated NBA season win totals released

    Covers.com "The Westgate LV SuperBook released its updated list of 2014-15 NBA regular season win totals on Monday with LeBron James and his new-look Cavaliers topping the list. Here's a look at the odds for every team at the book: HAWKS 40.5 CELTICS 26.5 NETS..." October 01

  • Rockets GM Daryl Morey fires back at Mavericks owner Mark Cuban

    Yahoo! Sports "For months, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has unleashed a barrage of slights and snipes onto the Houston Rockets, framing the regime of general manager Daryl Morey in the most unflattering of ways. It has been an undermining, calculated campaign. Just understand this, though: No longer does it..." September 29

  • Cuban: “Would have been better” if Mavericks could have kept Chandler in 2011

    Dallas Morning News "Mark Cuban has a lot of strengths, but admitting mistakes isn’t always one of them. It only took him 10 years to acknowledge that letting Steve Nash go was a poor basketball decision. On Tuesday, however, he hinted that he knows letting Tyson Chandler walk away in free agency after the 2011..." September 24

  • A 20-point scorer this year? Don’t expect one for the Mavericks, Cuban says

    Dallas Morning News "Mark Cuban normally doesn’t make predictions, but on the day when six new Mavericks were herded together Tuesday to introduce to fans and media, the owner made it clear about one thing. Not one of those six players has ever averaged 20 points for a season. And that won’t change this year,..." September 24

  • Nowitzki experiments with shot release

    ESPN Dallas "When he wasn't on the promotional trail for his new documentary, Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki spent most of his time in Germany in recent weeks as he usually does, locked in an old gym working on his game with lifelong shot doctor Holger Geschwindner. Nowitzki's latest summer project:..." September 23

  • Mavs introducing newcomers, unveiling new jersey

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Mavericks will introduce the seven newcomers to their roster and unveil their new jerseys during an event at the American Airlines Center on Tuesday. The arena is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a Select-a-Seat program, allowing potential new season-ticket holders to pick their..." September 23

  • Tyson Chandler fires back at Knicks

    ESPN Dallas "Months later, Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler is still mad about insinuations that he caused chemistry issues for the New York Knicks last season. Knicks president Phil Jackson cited the desire to "change some of the chemistry" of the team as one of the reasons he sent Chandler and point..." September 21

  • Mark Cuban gives Dirk Nowitzki permission to play in EuroBasket 2015

    Pro Basketball Talk "Dirk Nowitzki wants the German basketball team in the 2016 Olympics. How badly? That’s in his hands. The Mavericks forward turns 37 next summer, but he has the go-ahead to compete in EuroBasket 2015, an opportunity for Germany to qualify for the 2016 Olympics. SportBilde.de, via Google..." September 16

  • Tyson Chandler says he has returned to Dallas a better player than in 2011

    Pro Basketball Talk "The last time Tyson Chandler had on a Dallas Mavericks uniform, he was holding the Larry O’Brien trophy — he was the defensive anchor key to Dallas knocking off Miami in the 2011 NBA Finals. After a couple up-and-down years with the Knicks, he’s back in Big D this season. And better than..." September 12

  • Delonte West Agrees To One-Year Deal With Shanghai Sharks

    Real GM Basketball "Delonte West has agreed to a one-year deal with the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association, according to a source. West spent the 2013-14 season in the CBA as well." September 12

  • Parsons: Cuban made clear his feelings on playing in international competition

    Dallas Morning News "Mavericks owner Mark Cuban hasn't been shy with his opinion that NBA players shouldn't be playing in international competition. Yet, Chandler Parsons, his new addition, went to the USA basketball training camp this spring and was one of the last players cut from the team that's currently playing..." September 11

  • Zoran Dragic In Talks With Heat, Spurs, Mavericks, Magic

    Real GM Basketball "Behind a resurgent desire to pursue the NBA culminating in a successful World Cup showing, Slovenian shooting guard Zoran Dragic has maintained discussions with the four teams interested in signing him for next season: the Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks, league..." September 10

  • Dirk Nowitzki is considering playing for Germany in 2015 Eurobasket

    Mavs Moneyball "In a lengthy video interview over the weekend, Dirk Nowitzki said he is planning on playing for the German National Team in Eurobasket 2015 to help qualify for the 2016 Olympics. You can see the video here and these specific comments are at the 24-minute mark. They're in German, a language I..." September 09

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Per source, Mavs have agreed to sign veteran F Charlie Villaneuva. No guaranteed $.

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Per @MavsPR, the @dallasmavs have officially re-signed center Bernard James.

  • Petteri Koponen eyes NBA debut in 2015

    ESPN.com "Finnish point guard Petteri Koponen hopes to be playing in the NBA by the 2015-16 season. Here at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Koponen told ESPN.com he intends to make the jump to the NBA after completing the final season on his contract with BC Khimki in Russia. "I always said my dream is to..." September 03

  • NBA adding extra space along the baseline to increase safety

    SB Nation "There will be more space around the basket stanchion next season because the NBA is trying to improve player safety. The NBA is attempting to improve player safety by cutting down the amount of photographers around the basket stanchion, according to a memo from Rod Thorn, the league's president..." August 26

  • Source: Mavs re-signing Bernard James

    ESPN.com "The Dallas Mavericks and center Bernard James are finalizing a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum, a source told ESPNDallas.com. The deal will be fully guaranteed, according to the source. That makes 15 players on the Mavs’ roster with fully guaranteed contracts -- the limit for the..." August 22

  • Source: Mavs re-signing Bernard James

    ESPN.com "The Dallas Mavericks and center Bernard James are finalizing a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum, a source told ESPNDallas.com. The deal will be fully guaranteed, according to the source. That makes 15 players on the Mavs’ roster with fully guaranteed contracts -- the limit for the..." August 22

  • NBA releases 2014-2015 schedule: Spurs host Mavs in season opener

    CBSSports.com "The NBA announced its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday, and for the first time in seven years, LeBron James will not feature on its opening night. The season opens Tuesday, October 28th with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs raising their fifth banner before taking on the Dallas Mavericks...." August 13

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    Bird said he came away from meeting with Shawn Marion feeling like he was undecided but wanted to play on championship contender now.

  • Josh Howard: No Regrets

    Grantland "The jump shot seldom betrays the pure shooter. It is the rest of the body that, with age, breaks down like a car with too much mileage. It is the ankles, battered through too many stops and starts, twists and turns. It is the knees that have endured so many liftoffs and landings. But a good..." August 11

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Dallas' Raymond Felton suspended four games for guilty pleas to gun charges, NBA says.

  • Sources: Shawn Marion leaning toward signing with Cavaliers

    Yahoo! Sports "Free-agent forward Shawn Marion is leaning toward signing a deal to join LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Marion, 36, has yet to formally agree with the Cavaliers on a deal, but that could come soon, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Indiana..." August 07

  • The real reason Mark Cuban hates FIBA

    SB Nation "Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has long argued against NBA stars, including his team's own German legend Dirk Nowitzki, playing in FIBA tournaments and the Olympics. So it's not surprising that he's the loudest voice in the room on the topic in the wake of Paul George's terrible injury. As is so often..." August 06

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Pacers are making a strong push on Shawn Marion, placing calls into the free agent forward in recent days, league source tells RealGM.

  • Mark Cuban: NBA should 'create our own World Cup of Basketball'

    ESPN.com "In the wake of Paul George's gruesome leg fracture suffered Friday while on Team USA duty, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has renewed his call for the NBA and its players to organize their own quadrennial competition separate from the sport's international governing body. Long known as the..." August 03

  • Chandler Parsons on James Harden: 'There are no hard feelings'

    CSN Northwest "The back and forth exchanges between Houston Rockets guard James Harden and newly-minted Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parson has ended. Thanks to TEAM USA for bringing them together in Las Vegas for training camp, Parsons said he and Harden found time in between time to chat and patch..." July 31

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    Dwain Price @DwainPrice

    Nelson said the #Mavs may consider signing Rashard Lewis after his knee surgery. Mavs took 1-yr, $1.4 million deal for Lewis off the table.

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Per @MavsPR, the @dallasmavs have signed big man Ivan Johnson. The 6-8 Johnson played 125 games with the Atlanta Hawks from 2011-13.

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    Dwain Price @DwainPrice

    The #Mavs just made it official and have signed forward Al-Farouq Aminu to a 2-year, $2.1 million contract.

  • Shawn Marion likely leaving Mavericks, says run was 'memorable, fun, amazing'

    Dallas Morning News "In his five seasons with the Mavericks, Shawn Marion never once got anywhere close to scoring or rebounding like he did when he was a double-double machine and a four-time All-Star with Phoenix. And yet, he could see himself going down in history as a Maverick. And maybe into the Hall of..." July 27

  • Donatas Motiejunas doesn’t think Rockets should have paid Chandler Parsons James Harden money

    Pro Basketball Talk "James Harden signed what was then a max contract extension with the Rockets back on Halloween of 2012. That netted him $13.7 million last season, and he will make $14.7 million next year. However, the salary cap has risen quickly in recent years, so guys getting max extensions this year can..." July 27

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Jerry Colangelo tells Yahoo he sees Chandler Parsons and Paul George as possible stretch four forwards internationally.

  • Rockets' James Harden says Chandler Parsons will be missed

    CBSSports.com "couple of days ago, Houston Rockets guard James Harden said some things that he maybe shouldn't have said: he's not worried about Houston losing Chandler Parsons, Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik; he and Dwight Howard are the "cornerstones" of tne franchise; the other guys are "role players or pieces..." July 26

  • Rockets-Mavs rivalry receives a shot

    ESPN Dallas "A long-distance exchange of words between Chandler Parsons and James Harden is heating up the rivalry between the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks. Parsons, who left Houston to sign a three-year, $46 million deal with Dallas as a restricted free agent, took offense to former teammate Harden..." July 25

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Wall was natural invite for USA Basketball and joins Chandler Parsons and DeMar DeRozan as additions to initial Team USA roster from January

  • Chandler Parsons: It was a 'no-brainer' for me to sign Mavericks' offer as soon as possible

    Pro Basketball Talk "Chandler Parsons took offense to the Rockets’ approach to free agency. Really, he should take offense to comments by Dwight Howard and James Harden. But Parsons is mainly irked by Houston’s search for a third star when he felt he could be that player. In the end, though, the Rockets’..." July 24

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Mavs & Jameer Nelson finalizing two-year, $6M deal that will include player option in Year 2. ESPN sources say deal will be completed today

  • Sources: Al-Farouq Aminu, Dallas reach agreement

    CSN Northwest "Free agent forward Al Farouq-Aminu has reached an agreement with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources informed CSNNW.com. The agreement is for two years, $2.1 million with the second year being a player option, we're told. The versatile forward is one of the league’s top rebounders at his..." July 24

  • Chandler Parsons isn't mad at Dwight Howard for comment

    CBSSports.com "Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons was on the Jim Rome Show Wednesday and responded to Dwight Howard's comment that the Rockets wouldn't be affected by Parsons' departure at all. After Parsons left, former teammate Dwight Howard said his departure “won't affect us at all.” Parsons..." July 24

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    I'm told Mavs plan is to rotate 3 vet PGs and have them spell Monta Ellis at SG, too. Depth will allow Dallas to play up tempo all the time.

  • NBA Union Spent $5.4 Million on Audit of Boss Hunter

    Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Barring an unforseen snag, Mavs on course to land Jameer Nelson to fortify their backcourt on a deal via Dallas' $2.7 million room exception

  • Felton pleads guilty in gun case, spared jail

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton pleaded guilty Wednesday in a New York gun case, taking a plea deal that involved admitting a felony but spares him jail. Felton pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm. He admitted he knowingly..." July 23

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Mavs will be hosting free-agent point guard Jameer Nelson in Dallas for a face-to-face visit Thursday

  • Mavs void Rashard Lewis contract

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Mavericks voided the contract for Rashard Lewis after discovering that the veteran forward needed surgery on his right knee. "It came to our attention during Rashard Lewis' physical that he is in need of a medical procedure on his right knee," Mavs president of basketball operations..." July 23

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Forward Rashard Lewis will have knee surgery soon, a source told Yahoo. Lewis has previously agreed to sign with Dallas.

  • Cuban: Mavs might save $2.7M exception

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Mavericks are in discussions with a couple of candidates for their $2.7 million cap-room exception, but owner Mark Cuban made it clear that the team isn’t desperate to fill that slot this summer. “We’re talking to a couple of players, but it’s one of those things that if we don’t..." July 22

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Local resident Mo Williams has also had a face-to-face sitdown with Dallas this month as Mavs try to secure one more vet PG for backcourt

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