3:55 AM EST, Tue March 03, 2015

Sources: Mavs have cautious interest in Larry Sanders

DALLAS -- The Mavericks wanted to sign 36-year-old big man Jermaine O’Neal to address their desire for a rebounder and defensive presence to come off their bench. So of course they have some interest in a freakishly athletic 26-year-old center who is available only two seasons removed from being a legitimate Defensive Player of the Year candidate. But the Mavs’ interest in Larry Sanders, based on conversations with team sources, is best described as cautious and complicated.
Blazersedge Feb 17, 2015

Jermaine O'Neal Not Ready for NBA Return

The ex-Trail Blazer announced today that he's shelving his comeback plans Jermaine O'Neal, who's been training privately in a Dallas suburb since early in 2015 posted this instagram earlier today: I'm not sure if there will ever be another time or not for me and basketball but what I do know at this moment is the time isn't right for me to play now. But just know I gave everything I had these last 7 weeks and I greatly appreciate each and every one of you guys for the positive words of encouragement thru my process...... Several news outlets have picked up on the story including ESPN....
Mavs Moneyball Feb 16, 2015

Mavericks Free Agency: Dallas moves interests from O'Neal to Stoudemire

Amar'e Stoudemire is the Mavericks' new big man target as they move on from Jermaine O'Neal. The Mavericks will end their pursuit of free agent big man Jermaine O'Neal, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. O'Neal had been targeted since the Rajon Rondo trade in December, but the big man has struggled to recovery from a knee injury suffered in the playoffs last year, per ESPN Dallas' Tim MacMahon. Dallas had essentially been at O'Neal's mercy since the trade, needing front court help and lacking any other viable options. However, with news of Amar'e Stoudemire's buy out from New York breaking...

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