Tag: Dallas Mavericks

Rick Carlisle Believes ‘Business Stuff’ Is Keeping Dennis Smith Jr. Away From The Mavs

Getty Image The situation in Dallas with Dennis Smith Jr. keeps getting weirder by the day. Earlier this week, reports surfaced that the organization was fielding trade offers for the talented and athletic second-year guard amid the emergence of Luka Doncic, reinforcing the perception that the two may not be […]

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The Mavs Reportedly Fear JJ Barea Suffered A Torn Achilles Against The Timberwolves

Getty Image Rookie sensation Luka Doncic put on a show for the Mavs on Friday night in their 119-115 win against the Timberwolves, dropping 29 points, 12 assists, and eight rebounds and hitting multiple clutch shots down the stretch that once again showcased a premier talent playing well beyond his […]

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The Mavericks’ Key to Keeping Players Fresh? Blood Samples

DALLAS — Whether they are trying to keep their 34-year-old playmaker Jose Juan Barea spry or aiming to help their 19-year-old phenom Luka Doncic dodge the infamous rookie wall, the Dallas Mavericks turn to the same resource: A blood test. It is not just any blood test. The Mavericks import […]

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NBA Power Rankings Week 10: A Reality Check In Dallas

Getty Image The Dallas Mavericks have a bright future. Luka Doncic is the front-runner for the NBA’s Rookie of the Year award and, on the heels of draft-related questions on his ultimate upside, the Slovenian youngster has been better than advertised. Elsewhere, the Mavericks are incredibly well-coached and, to put […]

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Luka Doncic’s Crazy Three At The Buzzer Forced OT In Portland

Getty Image The Trail Blazers were able to eke out a 121-118 overtime win over the scuffling Mavs in Portland, handing Dallas its sixth straight loss and reminding them of the difficulty of sustained excellence in the Western Conference. While Dallas wasn’t able to pull off the mild upset on […]

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Harrison Barnes Was Not A Fan Of Mark Cuban’s Comments About Slovenian Basketball

Getty Image Mark Cuban, like many basketball fans, has been enamored by the play of Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic. The difference between Cuban and many basketball fans is that the latter have not used their perch as the owner of the team for which Doncic plays to serve up […]

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Dennis Smith Jr. Had His Front Tooth Knocked Out By Patrick Beverley

Getty Image Point guards around the NBA know that when they’re facing the Clippers they’re going to have to deal with the intensity and physicality of Patrick Beverley. The veteran point guard toes the line of intense and dirty at times, with some — namely Russell Westbrook — thinking he […]

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DeAndre Jordan Has Reportedly ‘Rubbed Teammates The Wrong Way’ Since Joining The Mavs

Getty Image After a slow start, the Dallas Mavericks have won three of four and, at least on the surface, it appears as if the team could be rounding into form as a solid-yet-unspectacular team in the Western Conference. However, expectations were a little bit higher in some circles for […]

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