1:34 AM EST, Wed January 16, 2019
SportsDay 2 hours ago
The Mavericks ramp up efforts to trade Dennis Smith Jr. amid speculation the PG could be on the move

The Mavericks ramp up efforts to trade Dennis Smith Jr. amid speculation the PG could be on the move

When the Mavericks acquired his rights on draft night, the organization viewed Luka Doncic and their first-round pick of 2017, Dennis Smith Jr., as their backcourt of the foreseeable future.Isiah Thomas-Joe Dumars 2.0, is how a Mavericks source described it Tuesday. Fire and Ice. A tandem whose divergent skills complement one another.Yet after barely half a season, including only 28 games on the court together, the Doncic-Smith duo appears destined for an abrupt breakup, with multiple sources confirming that the Mavericks have intensified efforts to trade Smith.A Mavericks source, as well as...
SportsDay 6 hours ago
Why are the Mavericks and PG Dennis Smith Jr. likely headed toward a divorce after less than two seasons?

Why are the Mavericks and PG Dennis Smith Jr. likely headed toward a divorce after less than two seasons?

From the moment the Mavs gave up Trae Young and a first-round pick for Luka Doncic, the question of how the Euro playmaker would coexist with Dennis Smith Jr. was so obvious, even yours truly asked it.Wish I could get an answer this fast around the house.The Mavs are already shopping last season's star rookie, a source tells our Brad Townsend, because they want to better facilitate the progress of this season's star rookie. Sort of seems at cross-purposes for a team that isn't exactly awash in talent, but let's reserve judgment until we see what the Mavs get in return.On the other hand, two...
ClutchPoints 10 hours ago
Mavs news: Dallas hoped Luka Doncic, Dennis Smith Jr. would blossom into a 21st-century version of Isiah Thomas and Joe Dumars

Mavs news: Dallas hoped Luka Doncic, Dennis Smith Jr. would blossom into a 21st-century version of Isiah Thomas and Joe Dumars

The Dallas Mavericks are reportedly trying to trade second-year guard Dennis Smith Jr., a rather unexpected development given how highly Smith was thought of coming into this season. As a matter of fact, when the Mavericks made a draft night trade to acquire Luka Doncic from the Atlanta Hawks this past summer, their vision at […] The post Mavs news: Dallas hoped Luka Doncic, Dennis Smith Jr. would blossom into a 21st-century version of Isiah Thomas and Joe Dumars appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 11 hours ago
Dennis Smith Jr.’s schism with Mavs a result of Luka Doncic’s quick ascent to franchise star

Dennis Smith Jr.’s schism with Mavs a result of Luka Doncic’s quick ascent to franchise star

The recent news of a potential Dennis Smith Jr. trade comes as a sudden event, given the Dallas Mavericks’ constant raving during his rookie season. While point-guard needy teams like the Orlando Magic and the Phoenix Suns have reportedly engaged in talks with the Mavs, Smith’s schism with head coach Rick Carlisle and the organization […] The post Dennis Smith Jr.’s schism with Mavs a result of Luka Doncic’s quick ascent to franchise star appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Smoking Cuban 18 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: Coach Steve Kerr says Luka Doncic is an All-Star

Dallas Mavericks rookie sensation Luka Doncic is already an All-Star player according to Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr. The Dallas Mavericks are looking to have their first All-Star since Dirk Nowitzki in 2015. Going into the year, fans thought the team had little hope of fielding a representative, but rookie Luka Doncic has taken the […] Dallas Mavericks: Coach Steve Kerr says Luka Doncic is an All-Star - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2019
Luka Doncic changes the way Dallas can pitch themselves in free agency

Luka Doncic changes the way Dallas can pitch themselves in free agency

Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic has taken the league by storm and it may help the Mavs attract big time free agents in the future, according to Sean Deveney of Sporting News. For the past few seasons, the Mavs have always had cap space to sign superstars but they have never been able to close […] The post Luka Doncic changes the way Dallas can pitch themselves in free agency appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2019
Warriors’ Stephen Curry, Draymond Green rave about Luka Doncic’s rookie season

Warriors’ Stephen Curry, Draymond Green rave about Luka Doncic’s rookie season

The Golden State Warriors escaped the American Airlines Center by the skin of their teeth, giving the Dallas Mavericks only their fifth loss in their home confines this season. Point guard Stephen Curry and forward Draymond Green attributed that to Luka Doncic’s emergence and stellar play through the first half of this 2018-19 campaign: “He’s […] The post Warriors’ Stephen Curry, Draymond Green rave about Luka Doncic’s rookie season appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2019
Luka Doncic is first teen in NBA history with 3 straight games of at least 25 points, 5 assists

Luka Doncic is first teen in NBA history with 3 straight games of at least 25 points, 5 assists

Though he’s a rookie, Mavs forward Luka Doncic has already made a name for himself in the NBA. At 19, he’s one of the younger players in the league, but his latest achievement is a testament to why he belongs. Doncic logged 32 minutes in Sunday’s 119-114 loss to the Golden State Warriors, scoring 26 […] The post Luka Doncic is first teen in NBA history with 3 straight games of at least 25 points, 5 assists appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2019
Mavs’ Luka Doncic calls Stephen Curry’s 48-point performance as ‘nuts’

Mavs’ Luka Doncic calls Stephen Curry’s 48-point performance as ‘nuts’

Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic was left in awe by Stephen Curry’s performance during the Mavs’ showdown with the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night. Curry was simply unstoppable against the Mavs, as he finished with 48 points on top of six rebounds and five assists. The two-time NBA Most Valuable Player also knocked down […] The post Mavs’ Luka Doncic calls Stephen Curry’s 48-point performance as ‘nuts’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2019
Warriors star Kevin Durant reacts to Mavs rookie Luka Doncic’s All-Star bid

Warriors star Kevin Durant reacts to Mavs rookie Luka Doncic’s All-Star bid

Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant gave his take on the possibility of having Dallas Mavericks rookie sensation Luka Doncic in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game in February. Durant believes that there are a lot of deserving players in the league today. The two-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player then added that Doncic’s poise for […] The post Warriors star Kevin Durant reacts to Mavs rookie Luka Doncic’s All-Star bid appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Golden State Of Mind Jan 14, 2019
Explain One Play: Stephen Curry outduels Luka Doncic

Explain One Play: Stephen Curry outduels Luka Doncic

Stephen Curry and Luka Doncic had a thrilling duel down the stretch of the Warriors-Mavericks game. Watch how Steph scored his points and the defenses the Warriors used to contain Luka down the stretch and pull off the last-minute comeback win. Co-starring Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala and LeBron James! Video Analysis Stephen Curry and Luka Doncic had a thrilling duel down the stretch of the Warriors-Mavericks game. Watch how Steph scored his points and the defenses the Warriors used to contain Luka down the stretch and pull off the last-minute comeback win....
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2019
Video: Luka Doncic splits Warriors defense for the nifty alley-oop dime

Video: Luka Doncic splits Warriors defense for the nifty alley-oop dime

Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic once again impressed NBA audiences with an eye-opening move that left Golden State Warriors defenders Klay Thompson and Jonas Jerebko in the dust. Luka Doncic goes behind-the-back to split the defenders and leaves a pass for Dwight Powell (via @dallasmavs) pic.twitter.com/qYKW6TCe5i — The Render (@TheRenderNBA) January 14, 2019 Doncic finished […] The post Video: Luka Doncic splits Warriors defense for the nifty alley-oop dime appeared first on ClutchPoints.
SportsDay Jan 13, 2019
Mutual respect: Steph Curry, Luka Doncic trade compliments after Warriors edge Mavericks

Mutual respect: Steph Curry, Luka Doncic trade compliments after Warriors edge Mavericks

Afterward, Luka Doncic and Steph Curry briefly met near midcourt, the 19-year-old rookie sensation perhaps seeking a morsel of advice from the 30-year-old, two-time NBA Most Valuable Player.It was Curry's two-time reigning NBA champion Warriors, after all, who pulled out a 119-114 victory over Doncic's Mavericks on Sunday night at American Airlines Center.It was Curry, after all, who outscored Doncic 48-26, including 13-3 in the fourth quarter and 10-1 in the final 4:14. Curry, however, said his message to Doncic was, "I don't have to tell you anything. Just keep doing what you're doing."It's...
ClutchPoints Jan 13, 2019
Mavs phenom Luka Doncic replicates Stephen Curry’s rookie feat

Mavs phenom Luka Doncic replicates Stephen Curry’s rookie feat

The Dallas Mavericks may have lost to the Golden State Warriors 119-114, but their super rookie had another impressive outing. Luka Doncic scored 26 points on 8-of-18 shooting from the field including five triples while grabbing six boards and dishing out five helpers in the defeat. But the Mavs phenom was able to accomplish something […] The post Mavs phenom Luka Doncic replicates Stephen Curry’s rookie feat appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 13, 2019
Warriors coach Steve Kerr doubles down on opinion that Mavs rookie Luka Doncic should be an All-Star

Warriors coach Steve Kerr doubles down on opinion that Mavs rookie Luka Doncic should be an All-Star

Luka Doncic is unarguably the best rookie so far this season. The rising star of the Dallas Mavericks has been a recurring figure in highlight reels with his arsenal of offensive moves that have been difficult to stop for opposing players. That is the main reason why when the second returns of the NBA All-Star […] The post Warriors coach Steve Kerr doubles down on opinion that Mavs rookie Luka Doncic should be an All-Star appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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