2:51 AM EDT, Tue July 23, 2019
SportsDay 6 hours ago
Mavs' Jalen Brunson talks basketball, video games, and how annoying Luka Doncic really is in Twitter Q&A

Mavs' Jalen Brunson talks basketball, video games, and how annoying Luka Doncic really is in Twitter Q&A

Luka Doncic wasn't the only good find for the Dallas Mavericks during the 2018 NBA draft.Jalen Brunson found a prominent role of his own alongside the eventual Rookie of the Year during his first season out of Villanova. The point guard averaged 9.3 points and shot 46.7% from the field. He became a consistent starter following the trade of Dennis Smith Jr. to the Knicks. Now in the middle of another basketball offseason, Brunson had some time on his hands Monday afternoon and opened up his Twitter account to a lengthy Q&A session between himself and roughly 26,500 followers.Topics ranged from...
ClutchPoints 5 hours ago

Mavs’ Jalen Brunson pokes fun at Luka Doncic and Dirk Nowitzki, says race between the two will be a ‘photo finish’

Dallas Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson had a little fun at the expense of Mavs teammate Luka Doncic and team icon Dirk Nowitzki. In a Twitter Q&A, Brunson claimed that a race between the star rookie and now retired Mavs legend would be close enough to require a...

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SportsDay 5 hours ago
Dirk Nowitzki gives his thoughts on NBA's crazy summer: 'It's good for the business'

Dirk Nowitzki gives his thoughts on NBA's crazy summer: 'It's good for the business'

Dirk Nowitzki may no longer play in the NBA, but that doesn't mean he stopped paying attention to it. The 21-year veteran who spent his entire career with the Dallas Mavericks was surprised by the 'crazy' offseason that has seen NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Anthony Davis, Kemba Walker, DeAngelo Russell, Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul, Paul George, and Jimmy Butler (among others) all find new homes."I can't remember a time in my 20-year career when so many top players have changed teams. It was a crazy summer, but it's good for the business," Nowitzki told Omnisport...
The Smoking Cuban 10 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: Dirk Nowitzki participates in charity soccer game in Germany

Former Dallas Mavericks great, Dirk Nowitzki, went out to Germany to participate in a charity soccer game recently and he left us with some great highlights as always. The Dallas Mavericks said goodbye to Dirk Nowitzki the basketball player at the end of last season, but they will never say goodbye fully to the man […] Dallas Mavericks: Dirk Nowitzki participates in charity soccer game in Germany - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Smoking Cuban 15 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks got a bargain in the Delon Wright signing

Dallas Mavericks point guard Delon Wright was one of the top-ten bargain signings of the offseason according to FiveThirtyEight. The Dallas Mavericks entered the summer as a team to watch in free agency. Fans had hopes of landing an All-Star that would give the Mavs a big three and push them into title contention. The […] Dallas Mavericks got a bargain in the Delon Wright signing - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Smoking Cuban 16 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: J.J. Barea makes wise decision to sit out of World Cup

Dallas Mavericks point guard J.J. Barea decided to sit out of the 2019 FIBA World Cup. That is a wise choice by the Mavs legend. Dallas Mavericks fans adore J.J. Barea. His ability to carve up a defense is magical. Barea has accomplished a lot in a Mavs uniform too. That is why Jan. 11 […] Dallas Mavericks: J.J. Barea makes wise decision to sit out of World Cup - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Smoking Cuban 18 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks lose Kostas Antetokounmpo to the Lakers

Dallas Mavericks draft pick Kostas Antetokounmpo was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Lakers on July 21 according to Shams Charania. Dallas Mavericks fans loved the 2018 draft pick of Kostas Antetokounmpo. They had dreams that the 6’11 forward would turn into a superstar like his brother Giannis. It was viewed as a gamble […] Dallas Mavericks lose Kostas Antetokounmpo to the Lakers - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Smoking Cuban 19 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: 3 new Mavs rivalries that make no sense

The Dallas Mavericks are currently home to one of the best young duos in the league and it has caused some interesting feuding between teams and fanbases. Here are three teams in particular where a rivalry is brewing. Success comes with a fair bit of criticism, generally speaking, but the Dallas Mavericks are one NBA […] Dallas Mavericks: 3 new Mavs rivalries that make no sense - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay Jul 21, 2019
Report: Los Angeles Lakers claim ex-Mavs forward Kostas Antetokounmpo, brother of NBA MVP Giannis

Report: Los Angeles Lakers claim ex-Mavs forward Kostas Antetokounmpo, brother of NBA MVP Giannis

Update, July 21: Kostas Antetokounmpo's time on the waiver wire didn't last long. The Los Angeles Lakers claimed the forward off free agent waivers on Sunday, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania. The Mavericks had placed him on waivers Friday afternoon.Original story, July 19: The Mavericks announced on Friday they requested waivers to release forward Kostas Antetokounmpo.Antetokounmpo, a younger brother of reigning NBA MVP Giannis, signed with the Mavericks on a two-way contract last offseason. He was the No. 60 pick in the 2018 draft, and Dallas acquired his draft rights from the...
Hoops Habit Jul 21, 2019

Dallas Mavericks: 3 takeaways from 2019 NBA offseason

The Dallas Mavericks had another unimpressive free agency, leaving many fans confused and disappointed. Here are 3 takeaways from the 2019 offseason. Before the start of free agency, the Dallas Mavericks were linked to All-stars like Al Horford, Kemba Walker and Nikola Vucevic. And like previous years, for better or for worse, the Mavs signed […] Dallas Mavericks: 3 takeaways from 2019 NBA offseason - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
SportsDay Jul 20, 2019
From Spider-Man screenings to care packages for the homeless, Dallas native Myles Turner wants something greater than NBA stardom

From Spider-Man screenings to care packages for the homeless, Dallas native Myles Turner wants something greater than NBA stardom

Amid the most frenzied summer in NBA history, Myles Turner has been living and training in tranquil solitude.While six of last season's 15 All-NBA team members jumped to different franchises, the reigning league blocked-shots leader isolated himself 15 miles southwest of Fort Worth at the Athletic Performance Ranch.While his Indiana Pacers and hometown Mavericks attempted to upgrade their rosters, the Euless Trinity and University of Texas product trained his sights on USA Basketball's Aug. 5-9 training camp in Las Vegas.Turner, 6-11, 250 pounds, hopes to earn a spot on the USA squad that...
The Smoking Cuban Jul 20, 2019

Dallas Mavericks: Maxi Kleber a top defender in 2018-19 per DRAYMOND metric

Last week, we saw that the new DRAYMOND defensive rating put forward by FiveThirtyEight had Kristaps Porzingis as a top 3 defender over the past 6 seasons. However, KP is not the only Dallas Mavericks big man to be recognized by the rating. We all knew that the Dallas Mavericks had a couple solid defenders […] Dallas Mavericks: Maxi Kleber a top defender in 2018-19 per DRAYMOND metric - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Smoking Cuban Jul 20, 2019

Dallas Mavericks waive Kostas Antetokounmpo, Raptors claim him off waivers

The Dallas Mavericks elected to waive Kostas Antetokounmpo yesterday after just one season with the team. Kostas was never expected to become the player that his brother Giannis has, but there is still potential there. The Dallas Mavericks decided to part ways with the third of four Antetokounmpo brothers yesterday, waiving him from the team. […] Dallas Mavericks waive Kostas Antetokounmpo, Raptors claim him off waivers - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay Jul 19, 2019
Mavs release Kostas Antetokounmpo, brother of NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo

Mavs release Kostas Antetokounmpo, brother of NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo

The Mavericks announced on Friday that they have requested waivers on forward Kostas Antetokounmpo.Antetokounmpo was a two-way player for the Mavericks last season and appeared in two games with the team last season. The Mavericks acquired his draft rights after the Philadelphia selected him with the 60th overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft."We are excited for Kostas to pursue other professional opportunities," President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Donnie Nelson said in the team's release. "Kostas worked very hard to improve his game and we are proud to have been a step in his...
The Smoking Cuban Jul 19, 2019

Dallas Mavericks: Vegas gives Luka Doncic 8th best odds to win MVP

The Dallas Mavericks have a good team this year that fans should be excited for and a lot of that is thanks to Luka Doncic, the Wonderboy who can do it all. According to Vegas odds, Luka is tied for 8th in betting odds for this year’s MVP award. It did not take long for […] Dallas Mavericks: Vegas gives Luka Doncic 8th best odds to win MVP - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Smoking Cuban Jul 19, 2019

Dallas Mavericks: Dirk Nowitzki is on another level as an NBA icon

Dirk Nowitzki just finished his entire 21 year NBA career in Dallas Mavericks blue and green. Leaving the fans with bragging rights to a different type of NBA icon. Here is why Dirk is separate from NBA stars of the past two decades. On June 24th, 1998, fans of the Dallas Mavericks were gifted with […] Dallas Mavericks: Dirk Nowitzki is on another level as an NBA icon - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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