Mavericks Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Sources: NBA warned touring stars of participating in events in Manila

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22

  • Chandler Parsons surprised Rockets didn’t match Mavericks’ offer

    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

  • Eric Griffin gets his shot with the Mavericks after getting noticed

    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

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    The @dallasmavs officially sign summer-league standout Eric Griffin (@THE21STORY). Great dude!

  • Nowitzki’s $14 million-a-year pay cut in record territory

    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

  • Devin Harris re-signs with Mavs

    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

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    Dwain Price @DwainPrice

    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.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Wizards staying busy: ESPN sources say Washington and Dallas Mavericks on course to finalize DeJuan Blair sign-and-trade deal later today

  • Adam Silver considering NBA midseason tournament

    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

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Free agent forward Rashard Lewis has agreed to a one-year deal with the Mavericks, his agent Colin Bryant told Yahoo Sports.

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    Dwain Price @DwainPrice

    #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.

  • Mavericks acquire Greg Smith from Bulls

    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

  • Jason Terry won't rule out return to Mavs

    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

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    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

  • NBA seeks a $15 Billion TV rights deal

    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

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Dirk Nowitzki has taken bigger pay cut than previously thought. Deal finalized today at three years, $25 mil for Mavs lifer