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Mavs Moneyball Aug 5, 2016

Harrison Barnes and more Mavericks to watch as Team USA kicks off in Rio

Three Dallas Mavericks are competing in the games which start on Saturday. Here's a helpful little guide on what to look for and why to watch if you're a Mavs fan. The Summer Olympics are here, which thank goodness because I was not ready to watch anymore innings of baseball or politics coverage. Basketball is back! Sorta! Somehow, the Mavericks have three players competing in the games this month and none of them are named Dirk Nowitzki. Since Team USA is expected to steamroll the competition, here's what to watch for each of the three national teams that sport Mavs players. Argentina Mavs...
Liberty Ballers Aug 2, 2016

VIDEO: Joel Embiid Training Footage Shows He's Ready for Rookie Year

Joel Embiid is ready to rip. Philadelphia 76ers fans are ready to watch Joel Embiid play basketball. Joel Embiid is ready to play basketball. Any questions? All retorts can wait until after you finish watching this compilation of workout clips, courtesy of Embiid's Twitter feed: Rookie year....... @DrewHanlen pic.twitter.com/8gVTu9XkUN — Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) August 3, 2016 The questions: Are we sure it's fair that someone that huge can do these things? Do you see the Dirk Nowitzki-esque, one-leg fadeaway at :13? Can we be certain he's cleared for through-the-legs dunks after a...

After years of hometown discounts, it's time for Dirk Nowitzki to cash in

After years of hometown discounts, it's time for Dirk Nowitzki to cash in
Mavs Moneyball Jul 27, 2016

Dirk Nowitzki missing a penalty kick so, so terribly is quintessential Dirk

This is amazing. Dirk Nowitzki played handball growing up before switching solely to basketball. In Germany, soccer is huge, but it was never his sport. Being seven feet tall probably didn’t help there, and these days, all Dirk is really known for when trying to kick the ball around the pitch is flopping. But now we have something else: TERRIBLE PENALTY KICKS. DIRK NOWITZKI DID A ZAZA PK pic.twitter.com/lVqSsfjzZs— Jason Gallagher (@jga41agher) July 27, 2016 Thank you to The Ringer’s essential Jason Gallagher for bringing this to our attention. Dirk forever. There’s no way...