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What Do the Mavericks Do at Point Guard This Summer?

What Do the Mavericks Do at Point Guard This Summer?

Photo courtesy of Brian Spurlock/USA Today Sports   The Dallas Mavericks will enter this offseason with needs essentially all over the roster.  Assuming they’re able to retain incumbent starting center Nerlens Noel, their biggest need is undoubtedly the point guard position.  Apologies to J.J. Barea and Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell, but they are not the long…

All Signs Point to a Relatively Quiet, But Important, Summer for the Mavs

All Signs Point to a Relatively Quiet, But Important, Summer for the Mavs

  Ever since everyone found out that the NBA ended its lockout on a late November night back in November 2011, the offseason/free agency period has been absolute mayhem for the Mavericks and their fanbase.  Countless mornings, afternoons and evenings constantly renewing Twitter feeds just waiting for the next “WojBomb” or big break from the…

Where Can Mavs Realistically Hope to Land in Draft Lottery?

Where Can Mavs Realistically Hope to Land in Draft Lottery?

  After their season officially ended with a 100-93 road victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night, the Mavericks were officially able to turn the page on their disappointing 33-49 season.  It was a season of a few ups and a lot of downs for Dirk Nowitzki and company, but the Big German and…

Mavs Fall To Nuggets on Tony Romo Appreciation Night

Mavs Fall To Nuggets on Tony Romo Appreciation Night

  On the night of the last home game of the season, the Mavs opted for a little more than merely “Fan Appreciation Night.”  The mind of Mark Cuban got creative and figured a “Maverick for a Day” promotion involving Tony Romo might spice up a Tuesday night affair with the Denver Nuggets.   Mr….

Mavericks Acquisition of Nerlens Noel Will Be Pricey

Mavericks Acquisition of Nerlens Noel Will Be Pricey

  I am ecstatic about the Nerlens Noel trade.   I just want you to know my (Dylan Duell) personal feelings on the deal before the title of this article, or the rest of it, lead you to believe anything else.   *Falls back into aspiring journalist writing style; without the use of “I” or…

Miami Heat Visit the Mavs? That’s Always Good

Miami Heat Visit the Mavs? That’s Always Good

  Last summer, a lot of Mavs fans found themselves following then unrestricted free agent Hassan Whiteside’s Snapchat story to see if he’d announce that he’d be donning a Dallas uniform this season.  When he shared that he was staying with the Miami Heat via an article in The Players Tribune on July 1st, it…

What Are the Mavs Getting in Nerlens Noel?

What Are the Mavs Getting in Nerlens Noel?

  The Mavs made a big move on the day of the trade deadline and they might not even be done.   Dallas sent Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson and a 1st round pick (protected picks 1-18 this year; will turn into two second round picks in 2017/2018 if Dallas doesn’t surrender the first round pick…

Three Different Mavs Trades Ahead of Thursday’s Trade Deadline

Three Different Mavs Trades Ahead of Thursday’s Trade Deadline

  The Sacramento Kings and the New Orleans Pelicans exploded Twitter feeds everywhere Sunday night when they officially got the Trade Deadline week started with a bang.  (Super?)Star DeMarcus Cousins was finally shipped out of Sacramento after years of controversy and tension.     pic.twitter.com/outsSA18Aw — New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) February 20, 2017   The…

What Have These Mavericks Done During All-Star Weekend?

What Have These Mavericks Done During All-Star Weekend?

  The NBA All-Star Weekend festivities will invade the city of New Orleans this weekend and the Mavs will have minimal involvement.  Guard Wesley Matthews will be the lone representative of the Mavericks organization in the Big Easy as he will participate in the Three Point Shooting Contest on Saturday night.   This will be the…