5:04 PM EST, Wed January 16, 2019
SportsDay 8 hours ago
The one surprising thing people may not know about Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic

The one surprising thing people may not know about Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic

Ballzy podcast hosts Kevin Sherrington, Evan Grant and David Moore are joined by Mavericks TV play-by-play man Mark Followill to discuss all things Dallas Mavericks basketball.Don't miss an episode. Subscribe to the podcast! You can find us on: -- iTunes -- Google Play Music -- Or through an RSS feed for Android users -- And we're available on Stitcher, tooOn if Doncic has met or exceeded expectations thus far...Followill: Significantly better. I did not expect him to be hovering in the nieghborhood of seven rebounds, but that's not nearly as exciting to everyone as the points. The...
Bright Side Of The Sun 4 hours ago

The Suns passed on Luka Doncic, and that’s okay

The Phoenix Suns took Arizona’s Deandre Ayton with the top overall draft pick last June, just like nearly every other league General Manager would have done. While independent scouts thought Luka Doncic might be better, the ones whose jobs depend on their...
ClutchPoints 3 hours ago

Luka Doncic does the 10-year challenge on Instagram

The 10-year challenge is the latest social media gimmick that has swept that nation. The challenge calls for one to post a photo of themselves 10 years ago, followed by one from today. Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic is the latest to participate. He posted the two...

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The Smoking Cuban 4 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: 3 trades to move Dennis Smith Jr.

The Dallas Mavericks are reportedly escalating trade talks on Dennis Smith Jr. so here are three possible deals that they could explore. The Dallas Mavericks are reportedly ready to move Dennis Smith Jr. With the trade deadline approaching, here are three possible trade scenarios to ship out the second year point guard. Trade 1 The […] Dallas Mavericks: 3 trades to move Dennis Smith Jr. - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Smoking Cuban 10 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: How to watch game 44 vs. San Antonio Spurs

The Dallas Mavericks continue their schedule on Jan. 16 by hosting the rival San Antonio Spurs in a crucial game in the Western Conference standings. The Dallas Mavericks are looking for their first win of the season over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday. The Mavs dropped the first meeting 113-108 in overtime on Oct. 29. The […] Dallas Mavericks: How to watch game 44 vs. San Antonio Spurs - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay 18 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 21 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...
The Smoking Cuban 23 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: Five trade partners for Dennis Smith Jr.

The Dallas Mavericks are reportedly escalating trade talks for point guard, Dennis Smith Jr. After only a season and a half with the franchise and a lot of potential shown, where could Smith’s next destination be? It is looking more and more likely that the Dallas Mavericks will be moving second year point guard, Dennis […] Dallas Mavericks: Five trade partners for Dennis Smith Jr. - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay Jan 15, 2019
Amid trade rumors, ill Dennis Smith Jr. not at Mavs' practice: 'We all know in this business that trades are possible,' Rick Carlisle says

Amid trade rumors, ill Dennis Smith Jr. not at Mavs' practice: 'We all know in this business that trades are possible,' Rick Carlisle says

As trade rumors about him intensified on Monday night and swirled into Monday morning, Mavericks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. did not attend practice. Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said that Smith has a stomach bug and went to see a doctor.Smith has missed the last three games due to what he and the Mavericks have termed mid-back stiffness. Carlisle said that Smith will be listed as questionable for tomorrow's game against San Antonio.What Carlisle did not add: That is, if Smith isn't traded by then.Carlisle was asked whether he has spoken to Smith regarding the ramped-up trade rumors."I...
SportsDay Jan 15, 2019
Source: It would be surprising if Mavericks didn't strike a deal for Dennis Smith Jr. at this point

Source: It would be surprising if Mavericks didn't strike a deal for Dennis Smith Jr. at this point

Late Sunday afternoon, shortly before his Mavericks would face two-time reigning NBA champion Golden State and take the Warriors to the wire for the third time in as many attempts this season, Mark Cuban made a seemingly persuasive argument for keeping Dennis Smith Jr.But was the Mavericks owner touting Smith's merits in order to strongly tamp down persistent trade rumors? Or was he stoking Smith's trade value?Barely 24 hours after the Mavericks narrowly lost to Warriors, with Smith missing his third straight game and 16th of the season, the tweet bomb came from ESPN's Adrian...
ClutchPoints Jan 15, 2019
What can the Mavs get in return for a Dennis Smith Jr. trade package?

What can the Mavs get in return for a Dennis Smith Jr. trade package?

The Dallas Mavericks are really working toward trading point guard Dennis Smith Jr., something that most people did not think was coming a year ago. However, with the emergence of rookie Luka Doncic as the Mavericks’ primary ball-handler, Smith has become expendable. Here is the deal with Smith: he is very athletic and is definitely […] The post What can the Mavs get in return for a Dennis Smith Jr. trade package? appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Smoking Cuban Jan 15, 2019

Dallas Mavericks rumors: Trade talks escalating to move Dennis Smith Jr.

The Dallas Mavericks are reportedly escalating discussions to find a deal and a trade partner for second-year point guard, Dennis Smith Jr. Rumors started a few weeks ago that the Mavs would be entertaining deals, but this one sounds more serious. The ever-trustworthy Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN has reported that the Dallas Mavericks are “escalating […] Dallas Mavericks rumors: Trade talks escalating to move Dennis Smith Jr. - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Smoking Cuban Jan 15, 2019

Dallas Mavericks: How and why the Mavs make it to the playoffs

The Dallas Mavericks are hoping to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2016. Here is how and why the Mavs qualify this season. The Dallas Mavericks are part of the crazy Western Conference this season. They are currently the 13th seed but have a better record than the eighth-seeded Hornets in the east. […] Dallas Mavericks: How and why the Mavs make it to the playoffs - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Smoking Cuban Jan 15, 2019

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
Orlando Magic Daily Jan 15, 2019

Orlando Magic Rumors: Dallas Mavericks ramping up Dennis Smith Jr. talks, Orlando Magic listening

The NBA rumor mill is in full swing with the Dallas Mavericks reportedly ramping up a push to trade Dennis Smith Jr. The Orlando Magic are reportedly one of the teams listening. The Dallas Mavericks have caught lightning in a bottle with Luka Doncic that has sped up the team’s timeline and given them a […] Orlando Magic Rumors: Dallas Mavericks ramping up Dennis Smith Jr. talks, Orlando Magic listening - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay Jan 14, 2019
Report: Mavericks engaged in ongoing talks with Suns, Magic for trade involving Dennis Smith Jr.

Report: Mavericks engaged in ongoing talks with Suns, Magic for trade involving Dennis Smith Jr.

The Dallas Mavericks have engaged in ongoing talks with the Phoenix Suns and Orlando Magic for a potential trade package involving Mavericks point guard Dennis Smith Jr., per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.Smith has missed three straight games for Dallas due to a sore back. The Mavericks posted wins over the Suns and Minnesota Timberwolves during the latter half of last week before falling to the Golden State Warriors at home on Sunday.Smith, the No. 9 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, is averaging 12.6 points and 3.9 assists per game this season. He recorded a season-high 27 points in a 113-104...
The Smoking Cuban Jan 14, 2019

Dallas Mavericks fall short late to red hot Warriors

The Dallas Mavericks fought hard for 48 minutes but it just wasn’t enough as the Golden State Warriors, led by the red-hot Stephen Curry, took down the Mavs 119-114. Another day, another nail-biting loss for the Dallas Mavericks, this time at the hands of the Golden State Warriors. Despite a great showing from multiple Mavs […] Dallas Mavericks fall short late to red hot Warriors - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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    Against the Warriors, Jalen Brunson and Devin Harris offered a look into the Mavericks’ post-J.J. Barea plans

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