4:15 PM EST, Mon December 22, 2014
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Mavericks may have interest in Josh Smith, who was just waived

The Pistons just straight cut their struggling big man and he's about to be available to 29 teams as a free agent. Josh Smith got waived today, which is incredible news in and among itself. It means that Smith was so bad for the Pistons that instead of waiting a couple months and trying to find a trade partner, they decided he was so bad that they'd PAY HIM UNTIL 2020 instead of keeping him on the team. But that's the thing -- he's not actually terrible, just terrible when he's making $14 million a year. ESPN sources say both Kings and Mavericks have interest in signing Josh Smith as a...
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Mavericks’ draft picks to Boston likely will be in 2016

For those who are curious, and aren’t we all, the draft picks that the Dallas Mavericks will convey to Boston to complete the Rajon Rondo trade most likely will be sent in the 2016 draft. According to the trade terms, …

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Rick Carlisle has lots of reasons to respect Josh Smith

News that the Detroit Pistons waived forward Josh Smith sent tremors around the NBA landscape and speculation will certainly link Smith with every contending team in the league, the Dallas Mavericks included. So after the Mavs’ shootaround this morning, I …

Mavs-Hawks scouting report: Atlanta is one of East’s few good teams; Dallas’ distractions in full bloom

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Is Mark Cuban done renovating (for now) with Rajon Rondo in the house?

You hear about flipping houses. For the past four summers, Mark Cuban has flipped his team. He says now that he’s out of that business. You never say never with the Dallas Mavericks’ owner, but he said after trading for …

Kobe: Rondo makes Mavs 'much better'

Count Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant among those impressed by the Dallas Mavericks’ deal for his breakfast buddy, Rajon Rondo. “It obviously makes them a much, much better team,” Bryant told reporters in Los Angeles via ESPN.com’s Baxter Holmes. “On top of [being] a great distributor [and] an orchestrator, he’s a phenomenal defensive player as well. Makes them even more lethal.” The Mavs are 19-8 despite Jameer Nelson's struggles as their starting point guard.

Tyson Chandler family takes six single-parent families on surprise Christmas shopping spree

It’s not unusual, but rather customary, for professional athletes to give back to their communities during the holiday season, even though for many it’s also their playing season. In the Mavericks’ case this year, long-planned charitable events happened to coincide …

Mavs need Rondo to return to NBA roots

DALLAS – The Dallas Mavericks need Rajon Rondo to be a star role player, a point guard version of center Tyson Chandler. The Mavs are really asking Rondo to return to his NBA roots. His best years with the Boston Celtics came when he served as a box-score-stuffing complementary piece to the Big Three of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen. It’s a role Rondo sounds like he relishes after being the focal point of a rebuilding franchise for the last season and change with the Celtics.

Mark Cuban shares details of deal finalized on set of ‘The Colbert Report’ finale

AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, G.J. McCarthyDallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle, owner Mark Cuban, Rajon Rondo, Dwight Powell and Donnie Nelson , the NBA basketball teams president of basketball operations,pose for photos during a news conference Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, …

Coach Rick Carlisle has simple plan to get Rajon Rondo acclimated to Mavericks

G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning News(From left) Rajon Rondo and Dwight Powell greet Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle during a press conference at the American Airlines Center December 19, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.

Rick Carlisle reaffirms Mavericks’ need for Raymond Felton

Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning NewsDallas Mavericks guard Raymond Felton (2) maneuvers around Houston Rockets guard Ish Smith (5) in the first half during a National Basketball Association preseason game between the Houston Rockets and the Dallas Mavericks at the American …

National reaction: Rondo is unique, not elite; PG could be ‘missing link’ for Mavericks

G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning NewsRajon Rondo smiles as he takes questions during a press conference at the American Airlines Center December 19, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.

No Kidd-ing: Rondo deal ends Dallas' PG search

DALLAS – The long, winding path to find a worthy successor for Jason Kidd took several painful twists for the Dallas Mavericks over the last two and a half years. It’s finally over. Welcome to Dallas, Rajon Rondo. It’s not a coincidence that Rondo reminds the Mavs’ brass an awful lot of Kidd in style, substance and circumstance of their arrival. “We’re kind of taking a page out of the championship run,” Mavs president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson told ESPNDallas.

Significant impetus for making Rondo deal: Mark Cuban says Mavs just weren’t good enough defensively

G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning News(From left) Rick Carlisle, Mark Cuban, Rajon Rondo, Dwight Powell and Donnie Nelson pose for a photo during a press conference at the American Airlines Center December 19, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.

Dirk Nowitzki thrilled that, like himself, Rondo is a beast in the playoffs

Dirk Nowitzki, like most great players, is always at his best when the stakes are at the highest. In the playoffs, he turns into even more of a beast than he is during the regular season. He sees the same …

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