• With the 2020-’21 regular season scheduled to start in less than a month, the Dallas Mavericks announced on Friday their slate of preseason games as they hope to build on last year’s successful season. The Mavs also officially announced last week’s three-team trade that involved the Oklahoma City Thunder and Detroit Pistons. In all, the […]

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  • Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith, a jubilant and optimistic person by nature, was noticeably more reserved and mellow on Monday afternoon. Times are tough for families, he said, and the coronavirus pandemic has led to an unusually high demand for food. The fifth-year veteran had just spent the day with his family giving away hundreds […]

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  • PLANO — As the critically-acclaimed band — Emerald City Band — blared out the lyrics from Bill Wither’s popular song, Lovely Day, a long line of cars snaked about three miles from the Interstate-75 access road in Plano to Minnie’s Food Pantry to have their vehicle stuffed with a turkey and all the trimmings that […]

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  • He may not have been the deciding factor, but Jason Terry played a role in the Dallas Mavericks’ decision to select shooting guard Josh Green with the 18th pick of Wednesday’s NBA Draft. Green played his college basketball at Arizona, which is where Terry also played his college basketball from 1995-99 while helping the Wildcats […]

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  • When he looks at his wing players, Coach Rick Carlisle will have no shortage of options when training camp opens in two weeks. After trading for Josh Richardson on Wednesday night during the draft, the Mavericks found out Thursday that Tim Hardaway Jr. – coming off probably the most effective season of his career – […]

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  • Sometimes, the best moves in the NBA aren’t necessarily the ones that push the fan-excitement needle into the red. A team might make a splash like Miami did getting Jimmy Butler, but it’s the acquisition of under-the-radar Andre Iguodala that helps get the Heat to the NBA finals. The Mavericks may not be at that […]

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  • In an effort to get more athletic with a stronger defensive presence, the Mavericks on Wednesday night traded for versatile Philadelphia guard Josh Richardson. To pull off the deal, the Mavericks sent sharpshooter Seth Curry to the 76ers. They also will receive the No. 36 overall pick in the draft – Colorado small forward Tyler […]

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  • The Mavericks struck gold two years ago when they selected Villanova guard Jalen Brunson with the 33rd overall pick in the 2018 draft. He showed that not every prime NBA contributor has to come from the lottery, or even the first round. While only a few second-rounders become rotation players or starters, the success stories […]

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  • Josh Green seems like a match made in basketball heaven for the Dallas Mavericks. The Mavs used the No. 18 overall pick in Wednesday’s NBA Draft to select the University of Arizona shooting guard. A 6-6, 210-pounder, Green averaged 12 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.5 steals in 30 games for the Wildcats last […]

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  • When he sat down to discuss his latest unfortunate injury with Mavs.com, one of the first things Dallas Mavericks forward/center Kristaps Porzingis wanted to do is convince his followers that surgery to repair his lateral meniscus tear in his right knee pales in comparison to the torn anterior cruciate ligament he suffered to his left […]

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  • This has been a bad year, a sad year. There hasn’t been much to be happy about. Or thankful for. And then, you have a day like Tuesday at the Buckner International Humanitarian Aid Center. Bright sun, not a cloud to be found and Mavericks and Buckner International staffers helping to hand out 200 Thanksgiving […]

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  • It took some time, but Zach Guthrie has finally returned to his Texas roots. Guthrie was hired Monday by the Dallas Mavericks to become an assistant on head coach Rick Carlisle’s staff after he spent the last five seasons with the Utah Jazz under coach Quin Snyder. The 32-year old replaces Stephen Silas, who left […]

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  • The Mavericks own the 18th pick in the first round of the NBA draft on Wednesday. They also have the first pick of the second round, 31st overall. They have a young, rising roster that will continue to be built around Luka Dončić and Kristaps Porzingis, who will play at some point this season after […]

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  • Prevailing wisdom suggests that this 2020 NBA draft will not be a good one, which gives it a lot in common with the rest of the calendar year. Transcendent talents are nowhere to be found. No Zions. No Lukas. At least not based on the scouting reports. While some of the lottery picks might turn […]

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  • Prevailing wisdom suggests that this 2020 NBA draft will not be a good one, which gives it a lot in common with the rest of the calendar year. Transcendent talents appear to be absent. No Zions. No Lukas. At least not based on the scouting reports. While some of the lottery picks might turn into […]

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  • Prevailing wisdom suggests that the 2020 NBA draft will not be a good one, which pretty much aligns it with everything else this calendar year. Transcendent talents are nowhere to be found. No Zions. No Lukas. At least not based on the scouting reports. While some of the lottery picks might turn into quality NBA […]

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  • Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall is a proponent and staunch supporter of various initiatives, but perhaps none more than investing in the lives of young people. Last week, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas (GSNETX) recognized Marshall’s committment to youth and honored her with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 16th annual Women of Distinction […]

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  • Stephen Silas is taking his considerable coaching talents south on Interstate 45. One of the top assistants to Mavericks’ coach Rick Carlisle, Silas was announced as the new Houston Rockets head coach on Friday. He replaces Mike D’Antoni, whose contract expired after the Rockets were eliminated in the second round of the playoffs. After beating […]

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  • Tuesday is the day. The day to be heard. The day to support those who will represent you the way you would like. The day to vote. If you didn’t vote early, the first Tuesday in November is your day to get to the polls and make sure that your vote and your opinion are […]

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  • Dirk Nowitzki looked around the practice gym where he spent thousands of hours hoisting 3-pointers and one-legged fades. “Super-weird,” he said as he thought back on the eight months it had been since he last set foot in American Airlines Center – a place that used to be his second home. It’s been 18 months […]

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