Author Archives: Michael Lark

Mark Cuban: “We think we got the steal of the draft”

Mark Cuban: “We think we got the steal of the draft”

  DALLAS, TX– On Friday, the Dallas Mavericks introduced their selection, Dennis Smith Jr., with the ninth pick in the 2017 NBA Draft at a press conference at the American Airlines Center. Mavs head coach Rick Carlisle, general manager Donnie Nelson and owner Mark Cuban joined Smith Jr., to discuss the newest Maverick.   Check…

Frank Ntilikina prefers Mavericks over Knicks?

Frank Ntilikina prefers Mavericks over Knicks?

  Ntilikina arrives in New York with his mother, Jacqueline Mukarugema | Photo by Corey Sipkin   For quite some time now the Dallas Mavericks have been courting top 10 NBA Draft prospect Frank Ntilikina, highlighted by a meeting in Italy that included a Dallas contingent of general manager Donnie Nelson, director of player personnel Tony Ronzone, and of course owner…

What would it take for the Mavs to land Porzingis?

What would it take for the Mavs to land Porzingis?

  According to NBA insider guru, Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical, the New York Knicks are reportedly fielding calls for Dirk Nowitzki-clone forward Kristaps Porzingis. The great Woj describes a “frenzy of interest growing today” as teams learn that Phil Jackson is open to dealing Porzingis following a deteriorating relationship with the team.   Despite what…

Wings fall 101-89 to Mystics for third straight loss

Wings fall 101-89 to Mystics for third straight loss

  ARLINGTON, TX — Despite 23 points and seven assists from guard Skylar Diggins, the Dallas Wings fell 101-89 to the Washington Mystics. Reigning WNBA rookie of the month Allisha Gray tallied 12 points after going just 2-of-12 from the field and forward Glory Johnson added 19 points and eight rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as the Wings…

Dirk Nowitzki to host annual Heroes Celebrity game on June 24

Dirk Nowitzki to host annual Heroes Celebrity game on June 24

  Dallas Mavericks living legend Dirk Nowitzki is set to host the 16th annual Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game on Saturday, June 24 at the Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco.   Fans are encouraged to arrive early for the family-friendly festivities that begins with the Heroes Special Olympics All-Star Softball Game followed by the Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game at 7 p.m. The…