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Could the Mavericks turn the No. 5 pick into Kawhi Leonard?

Kevin Sherrington, sports columnist for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered your questions about the Mavericks during a live chat recently. Here are some highlights:Who could the Mavericks turn the No. 5 pick and Harrison Barnes/other players into? Kawhi Leonard?Sherrington: Before last season, I would have made that trade in a heartbeat. But now I don't think so. What was the deal with Kawhi? Was he hurt or not? Even his teammates didn't seem to believe him, and how many times have you seen that? Normally when a guy works as hard as Leonard does, particularly on defense,...
SportsDay May 21, 2018

10 things you may not know about Harrison Barnes, including Instagram jokes about Steph Curry

After four years with the Golden State Warriors, Harrison Barnes proved he could be a top scorer in his own right with the Dallas Mavericks in 2016-17.Here's 10 things you might not know about the Mavs' forward.1. The Basics Born: May 30, 1992 in Ames, Iowa Height: 6-8 Weight: 225 pounds 2. High school daysIn his senior year at Ames High School alongside Doug McDermott, who starred at Creighton, Barnes averaged 27.1 points, 10.4 rebounds, 4.0 steals, and 4.0 assists per game while leading his school to a 4A state title and a 27-0 record.3. Mr. BasketballFollowing his senior year in high...
SportsDay May 15, 2018
Flashback: Did Mark Cuban ruin tanking for the Mavs?

Flashback: Did Mark Cuban ruin tanking for the Mavs?

Editor's note: This story was originally published on March 13. We're bringing back with the NBA draft lottery over and the Mavs getting the No. 5 pick.NEW YORK -- Dirk Nowitzki and Harrison Barnes, fingers well-placed on the pulse of the NBA, had some interesting thoughts after the Mavericks' 110-97 win over New York Tuesday night on the subject of trying hard in the NBA.It's pretty clear the Mavericks have been doing that, based on recent results.Both Nowitzki and Barnes acknowledged they can thank owner Mark Cuban for that. His comments at the All-Star break about losing being their best...
SportsDay Apr 29, 2018
How will LeBron James' free agency decision affect the Mavs? It could mean Capela or Cousins in Dallas

How will LeBron James' free agency decision affect the Mavs? It could mean Capela or Cousins in Dallas

Two years ago, the biggest question in the NBA was where free agent Kevin Durant was going to play.His decision to join Golden State directly impacted the Mavericks. The Warriors had to shed salary to accommodate Durant, and Harrison Barnes ended up in Dallas.This summer, LeBron James' decision could have a similar impact.If James leaves Cleveland, the team that acquires him will have to make roster changes, some teams more than others. Big-dollar players will have to be sacrificed, and to sweeten the pot smart teams might be able to also get some high-end young players.We know the Mavericks...
The Smoking Cuban Apr 26, 2018

Dallas Mavericks: Who Should Stay and Who Should Go?

The Dallas Mavericks are going to have to make some roster decisions before next season. With only a handful of players locked down, which players should be returning for the Mavs? The list of Dallas Mavericks players that are under contract for the upcoming season is pretty short. Harrison Barnes, Dennis Smith Jr., J.J. Barea, […] Dallas Mavericks: Who Should Stay and Who Should Go? - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay Apr 25, 2018
Relive the top 5 moments of the Mavs' season, including Harrison Barnes' game-winner and Dennis Smith Jr.'s highlight-reel dunks

Relive the top 5 moments of the Mavs' season, including Harrison Barnes' game-winner and Dennis Smith Jr.'s highlight-reel dunks

For the second straight season, the Mavericks missed the playoffs and will have a top-10 pick in the draft.But that doesn't mean there weren't some good moments through the Mavs 24-win campaign.Here are the Mavs top five moments from the 2017-18 season.Harrison Barnes wins the gameOn November 22, the Mavs were sitting at 4-15 and were down by two against the Memphis Grizzlies with 0.5 seconds remaining and the ball on their end of the court. Barnes caught the inbound pass while streaking out toward the right wing. He quickly turned around and threw up a 3-point shot with the defense in his...
SportsDay Apr 25, 2018
Why UT-Arlington's Kevin Hervey could be a sneaky Round 2 steal for the Mavericks on draft day

Why UT-Arlington's Kevin Hervey could be a sneaky Round 2 steal for the Mavericks on draft day

Eddie Sefko, Mavericks beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered your questions about the team in a live chat recently. Here are some highlights:Will Harrison Barnes ever be a true No. 1 scoring option?Sefko: Basically, he doesn't want to be known as the best player on a 24-win team, although that's what he is right now. I'll say this, if he doesn't ever become a true No. 1 on a quality team, it won't be for lack of effort. The guy has earned respect throughout the organization for the work he puts in trying to maximize his abilities. That said, I'd love to see...

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