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SportsDay 9 hours ago
10 things to know about new Mavericks center DeAndre Jordan, including his tattoo tales and Bill Russell comparisons

10 things to know about new Mavericks center DeAndre Jordan, including his tattoo tales and Bill Russell comparisons

Editors note: This story was originally published on July 1, 2018Want proof that talent overrides just about everything else when it comes to professional sports? Here it is ... center DeAndre Jordan, who brutally jilted the Mavericks in free agency just a few short seasons ago, finally agreed to terms with Dallas this offseason.Here are 10 things to know about the former Texas A&M Aggie.The BasicsFull name: Hyland DeAndre Jordan Jr.Height: 6'11" Weight: 265 lbs. Position: Center Shoots: LeftBorn: July 21, 1988 (Age 29) in Houston, TexasThe first offenseThe hours that led up to Jordan...
The Smoking Cuban 19 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic dons his Mavs uniform for first time

Dallas Mavericks prized rookie Luka Doncic put on his Mavs uniform for the first time in his rookie photo shoot meaning the regular season is closing in. The Dallas Mavericks made a bold move to acquire Luka Doncic.  Dallas traded pick five in the 2018 draft and a 2019 first round selection that is top-five protected for […] Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic dons his Mavs uniform for first time - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay 20 hours ago

Backup C Salah Mejri is back, but don't expect the Mavs to change his role

Editor's note: This is the eighth in a series of Mavs player profiles about the 2018-19 roster.Salah MejriPosition: Center/ForwardAge: 32Size: 7-2, 245 poundsExperience: 4th seasonContract: Signed a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum of about $1.6 million. He will be an unrestricted free agent again next summer.2017-18 recap: The slender shot-blocker had some ups and downs last season. He played in 61 games, averaged 12 minutes and contributed 3.5 points, 4 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game. He was one of the few Mavericks who had the ability to change momentum in a game with his defense....
SportsDay Aug 12, 2018

This is the big question surrounding Mavs F/C Dwight Powell

Editor's note: This is the seventh in a series of Mavs player profiles about the 2018-19 roster.Dwight PowellPosition: Center/ForwardAge: 27Size: 6-11, 240 poundsExperience: Fifth season Contract: He's entering the third season of a four-year deal and will earn $9.6 million. The 2019-20 season is at Powell's option and is worth $10.2 million.2017-18 recap: Powell continued his upward trend. He's increased his scoring and rebounding every season and averaged 8.5 points and 5.6 rebounds last season. He was particularly strong down the stretch, averaging 11.3 points and 7.1 rebounds in the last...
SportsDay Aug 11, 2018

Will Jalen Brunson be a steal for the Mavs? Here's what needs to happen for him to see the court

Editor's note: This is the sixth in a series of Mavs player profiles about the 2018-19 roster.Jalen BrunsonPosition: GuardAge: 21Size: 6-3, 190 poundsExperience: RookieContract: Signed a multiyear deal with what is believed to be three years guaranteed at more than $1 million per season.2017-18 recap: It's going to be hard for Brunson to have a better year than he did last season. All he did was win the national championship at Villanova (along with three other 'Nova players who were drafted in the first round), and take home the majority of college basketball's player of the year honors,...
The Smoking Cuban Aug 10, 2018

Dallas Mavericks: Dirk Nowitzki never disappoints by ring chasing

Legend and future Hall of Famer Dirk Nowitzki will play his 21st season for the Dallas Mavericks coming up, and that puts him in a class all his own. When the Dallas Mavericks decided to trade away Robert Traylor for Dirk Nowitzki in 1998, they thought the big German had high potential. It is highly unlikely anyone […] Dallas Mavericks: Dirk Nowitzki never disappoints by ring chasing - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay Aug 10, 2018

Mavs rookie Kostas Antetokounmpo might have a future in the NBA, but can he be like his brother?

Editor's note: This is the fifth in a series of Mavs player profiles about the 2018-19 roster.Kostas AntetokounmpoPosition: Center/forwardAge: 20Size: 6-11, 195 poundsExperience: RookieContract: Signed a two-way deal after being the 60th overall pick in the draft. He can spend a maximum of 45 days with the Mavericks and will spend the rest of the 2018-19 season with the Texas Legends in the development league.2017-18 recap: He played one season with the Dayton Flyers, averaging 5.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 15 minutes per game. He sat out the 2016-17 season as a partial...
ClutchPoints Aug 10, 2018
Mavs’ DeAndre Jordan will return to Los Angeles to play Clippers on Dec. 20

Mavs’ DeAndre Jordan will return to Los Angeles to play Clippers on Dec. 20

Unlike in 2015, the Dallas Mavericks can print out promotional items with DeAndre Jordan’s face on them these days. After all, the Mavs did not just get the word from the big man. They also got his signature on a contract, inking the center to a one-year, $22.9 million deal earlier this summer. And just […] The post Mavs’ DeAndre Jordan will return to Los Angeles to play Clippers on Dec. 20 appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 10, 2018
Luka Doncic gets signed Kobe Bryant jersey

Luka Doncic gets signed Kobe Bryant jersey

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic has a future Hall of Fame teammate in Dirk Nowitzki and a future Hall of Famer’s signed jersey in Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant’s. It’s fun to be the Mavs guard these days. The Slovenian hotshot, who was selected third overall by the Atlanta Hawks in June’s NBA Draft […] The post Luka Doncic gets signed Kobe Bryant jersey appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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