Mavericks Rumors & News

  • NBA to Fund Health Care for Former Players with at Least 3 Seasons of Experience

    Bleacher Report "The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced Wednesday it will fund health care for the league's retired players who racked up at least three years of experience, per Howard Beck of Bleacher Report. The statement noted player representatives passed the vote to fund the health..." July 27

  • Report: Lamar Odom’s family working to get him to go to rehab

    Larry Brown Sports "Lamar Odom walked out on his family’s attempt at an intervention last week, but that is not stopping those close to him from trying to convince the former NBA star to seek professional help. According to a report from Extra, Odom’s family is searching for “additional options to present to him”..." July 27

  • Mavericks, Jameel Warney Agree To Deal

    Hoops Rumors "The Mavericks have reached an agreement with undrafted free agent Jameel Warney, reports Michael Scotto of The Associated Press (via Twitter). Exact details of the deal aren’t known, but if figures to be a minimum-salary pact, and according to Scotto, it will include a partial..." July 26

  • The Mavericks are doing right by Dirk Nowitzki

    SB Nation "For the sixth straight summer, the Dallas Mavericks failed to do what they set out to do. Instead of landing a co-star to carry the team through and beyond Dirk Nowitzki’s twilight hours, the Mavericks swapped out Chandler Parsons for Harrison Barnes and tinkered around the edges. Yet the team..." July 25

  • Deron Williams gives update on surgery recovery, talks decision to return to Mavericks

    Sports Day "Mavericks point guard Deron Williams underwent surgery on a sports hernia shortly after Dallas' season ended in the first round of the playoffs. Updates on his recovery have been few and far in between since then but Williams spoke with NBCDFW.com about his recovery while participating in a..." July 23

  • Mark Cuban reveals the discussion he had with Chandler Parsons after former Mav signed with Memphis

    Sports Day "On the loss of free agent Chandler Parsons: Cuban: "I'm still good friends with Chandler. We talked about it after he signed with Memphis. We exchanged texts and stayed friends and committed to stay friends. I like him a lot but there were other things other than basketball that went into the..." July 23

  • Dallas Mavericks increase value of Dirk Nowitzki's two-year deal to $50 million

    SI "Dirk Nowitzki will sign a two-year, $50 million deal to stay with the Mavericks, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. Nowitzki has played his entire career in Dallas, and was widely expected to re-sign with the team all off-season. The All-Star forward had taken a significant pay cut the last two years,..." July 22

  • Mavericks sign Kyle Collinsworth to partially guaranteed deal

    Mavs Moneyball "The Dallas Mavericks have signed Kyle Collinsworth. The two-year partially guaranteed deal assures Collinsworth an invite to the Mavs' training camp. Collinsworth played on Dallas' Summer League team in Las Vegas. The 6'6" guard appeared in all six of the Mavericks' games in the desert, often..." July 21

  • Harrison Barnes ready to move on

    San Jose Mercury News "They were side by side again, Harrison Barnes and Klay Thompson. After playing on the same team in practice at Team USA camp, Thompson intentionally walked in front of Barnes' interview to take the seat next to the former Warrior. "I didn't get invited to Topgolf. He made me pay for my own..." July 21

  • Rodrigue Beaubois Declines Invitation To Join Mavs For Camp

    Real GM Basketball "Rodrigue Beaubois has declined an invitation from the Dallas Mavericks to join them for training camp. The Mavericks were offering a three-year, partially guaranteed deal for the NBA's minimum. Beaubois would have had to compete for a roster spot with Jonathan Gibson." July 20

  • The NBA will create TV-style shows exclusively for Twitter

    Sporting News "Twitter continues to partner with sports industries, and the latest pairing is with the NBA. The social media company and basketball league made a joint statement Tuesday announcing a deal which allows Twitter to broadcast "exclusive original live programming" from the NBA. But the programming..." July 19

  • Report: Suns to play Spurs and Mavericks in Mexico City

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA has scheduled one game in Mexico City each of the last three seasons. The league will increase its presence south of the border this year. It seems the NBA is targeting Mexican fans with teams in closer proximity. Previous scheduled Mexico City games" July 19

  • NBA execs want an NFL-style franchise tag. Players should hate that idea.

    SB Nation "The Washington Post's Tim Bontemps put together a tidy package of flashpoints in upcoming NBA labor negotiations, issues that could be so divisive they could spark another season-damaging lockout. We'll talk more about the Lockout Warning Level as summer wears on, but one item in particular piqued..." July 19

  • Mark Cuban says he wasn't worried about re-signing Nowitzki: 'Dirk gets what Dirk wants'

    Fox Sports "With Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant officially retired, it's becoming less likely that we will see a superstar spend their entire career with one team. But listening to Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, it's safe to say you can add Dirk Nowitzki's name to that list. The outspoken owner told the..." July 18

  • Parsons rejects pretty-boy label: 'That's not me'

    The Score "Chandler Parsons knows there's a certain perception of him that's incongruous with that of the team he just signed with in free agency, but the small forward and sometimes model insists he'll be a perfect fit with the notoriously rugged Memphis Grizzlies. "Grit 'n Grind is something that this..." July 15

  • The Mavericks Envision Career Role Player Harrison Barnes As Their Next ‘Go-To Guy’

    Dime Magazine "While Harrison Barnes was a high draft pick, he was never asked to play a big role on the Golden State Warriors. There, he was a complementary piece alongside the likes of Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green. Now, though, Barnes has left the Warriors to sign a max contract with the..." July 15

  • Mavericks have signed guard Jonathan Gibson to a 3-year, partially guaranteed deal

    Mavs Moneyball "Jonathan Gibson, former New Mexico state and Chinese Basketball Association player, will sign a partially guaranteed deal, according to both Mark Cuban and The Vertical's Shams Charania. Last season Gibson averaged 42 points per game in the Chinese league. This summer, Gibson has been one of..." July 14

  • Mavericks sign Quincy Acy to a 2-year deal, per report

    Mavs Moneyball "The Dallas Mavericks have signed Quincy Acy to a two-year deal, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania. The deal will have to be at the NBA's league minimum, since the Mavericks have already used up all of their cap space. Acy is a 25-year-old who graduated from Baylor and plays small..." July 14

  • Clippers To Sign Raymond Felton

    Hoops Rumors "The Clippers and unrestricted free agent Raymond Felton have agreed to terms on a contract, Chris Haynes of The Northeast Ohio Media group reports (Twitter link). The length and terms of the arrangement are not yet known. Interest had picked up in the veteran in recent days, as Haynes noted on..." July 14

  • Mark Cuban cracks joke about '40-year-old' NBA rookie Thon Maker

    Fox Sports "Just a couple days after racking up 10 fouls in a game, Milwaukee Bucks rookie Thon Maker led his team with 17 points in a Summer League loss to the Dallas Mavericks Thursday. Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was in the building to watch the game and joined the television broadcast, and Cuban was asked..." July 14

  • Mark Cuban: Warriors being the bad guy will be good for NBA

    ESPN "Mark Cuban believes Kevin Durant's decision to join the Golden State Warriors will benefit the NBA from a business perspective, despite commissioner Adam Silver's concerns about the forming of a superteam. Cuban, the Dallas Mavericks owner who has never shied away from going against the grain,..." July 14

  • NBA Announces Changes to Intentional Foul Rules

    Bleacher Report "The NBA announced changes to its intentional fouling rules Tuesday following years of debate regarding teams' various Hack-a-Shaq strategies. According to the league's official press release, the NBA Board of Governors approved a rule change for the 2016-17 season that will make the intentional..." July 13

  • Lamar Odom reportedly removed from flight for being drunk, vomiting

    Larry Brown Sports "Lamar Odom was reportedly removed from a flight on Monday night because he was drunk and vomiting. Witnesses told TMZ that Odom spent a good amount of time in the Delta lounge at LAX airport prior to boarding his flight for NYC and was “pounding down beers and whiskey.” He was described as..." July 12

  • Report: Kardashian kicks Odom out of rental home

    Larry Brown Sports "Lamar Odom is looking for a new roommate or a place to live. Since he was released from the hospital after nearly losing his life to a drug overdose, Odom had been living in a rental home that his estranged wife Khloe Kardashian rented for him. The home was in the same upscale Calabasas..." July 11

  • Dirk Nowitzki lays into the Dallas Mavericks organization

    Sportsnaut "For the fourth consecutive summer, the Dallas Mavericks missed out on their primary free-agent targets, only to overpay for mid-tier options instead. After losing out in the sweepstakes for Hassan Whiteside and Mike Conley, Dallas had to resort to giving Harrison Barnes a four-year, $94.4..." July 10

  • Mavericks sign Dorian Finney-Smith to a partially guaranteed 3-year deal

    Mavs Moneyball "The Dallas Mavericks have signed Florida's Dorian Finney-Smith to a partially guaranteed three-year deal, the team announced on Friday, giving the team another candidate to fill one of their four open roster spots. Finney-Smith is a five-year college player and a versatile 6'8 wing who can..." July 09

  • Lamar Odom Files Divorce Docs: Khloe Kardashian Split Will Soon Be Finalized

    Hollywood Life "And that’s a wrap, folks. Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom have now BOTH agreed to end their marriage, as the former NBA star finally filed his own divorce documents, TMZ claims. To find out when they split will be official, keep reading. Lamar Odom has finally filed his response to Khloe..." July 09

  • Mavericks waive C Javale McGee, shed $1.4 million salary

    Today's Fastbreak "The Dallas Mavericks cleared a spot on their roster on Friday, waiving center Javale McGee and shedding $1.4 million in non-guaranteed salary. McGee signed in August 2015 with Dallas on a two-year contract. In 34 appearances for Dallas, he played 10.9 per game and averaged 5.1 points and 3.9..." July 09

  • The Mavericks sign ball-handling forward Nicolas Brussino to a 3-year deal

    Mavs Moneyball "The Mavericks have signed 23-year-old small forward Nicolas Brussino to a three-year deal, according to the European basketball Sportando and confirmed by ESPN's Tim MacMahon. The deal is partially guaranteed. Brussino is a 6'8 small forward with ball handling skills who declared for the 2015..." July 07

  • Salary-cap projection for 2017-18 season to be lower than expected

    ESPN "In a surprise turn, the NBA is pulling back on its salary-cap projection for the 2017-18 season, according to a league memo obtained by ESPN, and it could complicate the Golden State Warriors' efforts to keep their new super team together. The league previously projected the 2017-18 cap to hit..." July 07

  • Mavericks Consider Signing Rodrigue Beaubois

    Real GM Basketball "The Dallas Mavericks are considering signing Rodrigue Beaubois for one of their remaining roster spots. Beaubois still has a home in the Dallas area. " July 06

  • A.J. Hammons Signs With Mavericks

    Hoops Rumors "The Mavericks have signed second-round pick A.J. Hammons to a guaranteed three-year rookie deal, tweets Shams Charania of The Vertical. The 7-footer out of Purdue was taken with the 46th pick in last month’s draft. " July 06

  • Has The $80 Million Dirk Nowitzki Sacrificed Since 2010 Been Worth It?

    Uproxx "It came as no surprise on Tuesday when it was reported that Dirk Nowitzki would be re-upping with the Dallas Mavericks on a two-year deal worth about $40 million. He’s that increasingly rare breed of superstar athlete whose loyalty to the organization that drafted him overrides all other..." July 06

  • Dirk Nowitzki: 'I will definitely finish my career in Dallas'

    Mavs Moneyball "For a brief moment this weekend, after the Mavericks missed out on their top free agent targets with seemingly no backup plan, when it seemed like Dirk Nowitzki could -- or at least should -- leave Dallas. But the Mavericks rebounded nicely, and as it turns out, Nowitzki really was never going to..." July 06

  • Mavericks' Jeremy Evans: Dealt to Pacers

    CBS Sports "Evans was traded to the Pacers on Wednesday, Tim MacMahon of ESPN reports. The deal is reportedly a salary dump, so the Mavs are likely receiving either cash considerations or a future second-round pick. Evans, best known for his dunking ability, appeared in only 30 games last season, averaging..." July 06

  • Would Lee take pay cut with Warriors? 'We'll see what happens'

    CSN Bay Area "With Kevin Durant in the fold, the Warriors are limited with how they can fill out the roster. Zaza Pachulia will receive the "room mid-level exception" of around $2.9 million, which means the remaining five spots will most likely be minimum contracts. Could there be a reunion between the..." July 05

  • Dirk Nowitzki agrees to 2-year, $40 million deal to stay with Mavs

    SB Nation "Unrestricted free agent big man Dirk Nowitzki has agreed to a two-year, $40 million contract with the Dallas Mavericks. Nowitzki had a player option for the 2016-17 season worth $8.6 million on his last contract, but declined it in favor of pursuing a new deal. Nowitzki has talked about how..." July 05

  • Books adjust NBA odds in wake of Durant to the Warriors

    Covers.com "Well, this is certainly a holiday weekend that Bay Area basketball fans will never forget. We were told to expect an announcement in the Kevin Durant free agency sweepstakes at some point over the weekend, and the bombshell dropped just before noon EST on July 4. Former Oklahoma City Thunder..." July 05

  • Mavericks emerge as landing spot for Bogut

    Sportsnaut "Now that Kevin Durant has been secured by the Golden State Warriors, the franchise has set its eyes on trading center Andrew Bogut. The Dallas Mavericks have “emerged as a strong potential trade destination,” per ESPN’s Marc Stein." July 04

  • Mavericks reportedly finalizing two-year deal with Seth Curry

    Fox Sports "With all the money being thrown around in NBA free agency, it looks like the Dallas Mavericks got a bargain Monday, finalizing a two-year deal with Seth Curry, The Vertical reported. Curry, the younger brother of Warriors star Steph, had his qualifying offered rescinded by the Kings on Sunday,..." July 04

  • Report: Warriors, center Zaza Pachulia agree to one-year deal

    CSN Bay Area "In need of a big man, the Warriors have reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with veteran center Zaza Pachulia. The deal is for a reported $2.9 million and was first reported by The Vertical. The reported deal comes hours after the Warriors reportedly agreed to trade Andrew Bogut to Dallas..." July 04

  • Warriors trade Andrew Bogut to Mavericks

    SB Nation "Andrew Bogut is leaving the Bay Area. The Golden State Warriors agreed to ship the veteran center to the Dallas Mavericks in order to help clear the cap space needed to sign Kevin Durant on Monday. Bogut was shipped to Texas, taking just over $1 million in salary off the Warriors' ledger for..." July 04

  • Harrison Barnes will be a Maverick after Kevin Durant picks the Warriors

    Mavs Moneyball "That was the contigency plan for Golden State, that Durant meant no more Barnes. Unless something surprising happens, that's the plan." July 04

  • Too loyal to leave, Dirk Nowitzki presents dilemma for Dallas

    ESPN "Dirk Nowitzki is Dallas. The big German is the adopted son of one generation of Dallas sports fans, the brother of another and the kids' cool uncle. Few athletes anywhere are as beloved as Dirk in Dallas, who ranks right up there with Roger Staubach, Troy Aikman and Emmitt Smith in this..." July 04

  • Mavs, Williams agree to 1-year, $10M deal

    Real GM Basketball "Deron Williams has agreed to re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks on a one-year, $10 million deal. Williams signed with his hometown Mavericks last offseason after agreeing to a buyout with the Brooklyn Nets." July 04

  • Harrison Barnes, Dallas Mavericks agree to max deal

    Sports Day "Based on his versatility, shooting and the fact that he's only 24, the Mavericks intend to offer a maximum contract to Golden State restricted free agent Harrison Barnes, a source said. The Mavericks, who have been shut out so far in free agency, have a huge hole at small forward, Barnes'..." July 03

  • Restricted free agent Dwight Powell headed toward agreement on new contract with Mavericks

    Sports Day "At this moment, the Mavericks have just six players under contract. That could change quickly on Wednesday as restricted free agent Dwight Powell appears headed toward an agreement with the Mavericks on a new contract, a source said. Powell, going into his third NBA season, averaged 5.8..." July 03

  • 11 free agents who could start for the Mavericks right now

    Mavs Moneyball "Nearly 30 free agents agreed to terms on Friday, the opening day of the offseason, and none of them were with the Mavericks. Although it wasn't for lack of trying, Dallas missed out emphatically on their top three targets and it was all downhill from there. After missing out on the top free..." July 02

  • Why NBA players get paid so much more than NFL stars

    SB Nation "Among the loudest voices expressing shock over some of the massive deals signed on the first day of NBA free agency were NFL players. Ryan Wilson at CBS Sports has a good round-up. This example from DeAngelo Williams sums up the sentiment. Many sports fans — even many NBA fans, who have had..." July 02

  • Report: Spurs among 7 teams in hunt for Ian Mahinmi

    The Score "After a big chunk of the NBA free-agent market got bitten off Friday, teams are swarming the remaining available players like moths to a flame. Free-agent center Ian Mahinmi is one such player, and he reportedly has at least seven teams currently pursuing him. The San Antonio Spurs,..." July 01