Author Archives: Michael Lark

Justin Anderson receives high praise for his time in Dallas

Justin Anderson receives high praise for his time in Dallas

  With the 21st pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, the Dallas Mavericks select Justin Anderson, guard, Virginia – words that Justin Anderson will never forget.   As a 21 year-old, the bright-eyed Anderson joined the Mavericks after completing his junior season at the University of Virginia. For Dallas, he was a young, 6-6, 230 pound athletic…

Mavs parting ways with guard Deron Williams

Mavs parting ways with guard Deron Williams

  D-Will’s time in Dallas is officially coming to a close.   The Dallas Mavericks announced today they have requested waivers on point guard Deron Williams. While his preference was to stay in Dallas, his outright release allows the Mavs to part-ways with the 32 year-old veteran point guard while allowing him to choose his preferred destination. The…

Mavs acquire center Nerlens Noel in exchange for Bogut, Anderson and 1st round pick

Mavs acquire center Nerlens Noel in exchange for Bogut, Anderson and 1st round pick

  We have a trade!   According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, the Dallas Mavericks have acquired center Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Justin Anderson, Andrew Bogut and a conditional first round pick. In the deal, Dallas will create two trade exceptions, worth $6.6 million and $1.5 million.   According to ESPN’s Marc Stein,…

The Suns are shopping Tyson Chandler, should Mavs be interested?

The Suns are shopping Tyson Chandler, should Mavs be interested?

Photo Credit: USA Today   According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Phoenix Suns are shopping Tyson Chandler, along with guard Brandon Knight, ahead of Thursday’s 2 p.m. CT Trade Deadline, but have “struggled all week for traction on their guys.”   Chandler’s best years in the NBA have arguably been as a Dallas Maverick….

Could Deron Williams Be Headed to the Utah Jazz?

Could Deron Williams Be Headed to the Utah Jazz?

    According to a report from Tim MacMahon and Marc Stein of ESPN, the Utah Jazz are interested in re-aquring point guard Deron Williams.    “No deal appeared imminent Tuesday night, sources said, but Utah has registered interest in bringing Williams back to his original team, with Dallas open to trading both Williams and…

From 10-day contract to two-year deal, Yogi Ferrell is here to stay

From 10-day contract to two-year deal, Yogi Ferrell is here to stay

sl The old saying goes, “success is where preparation meets opportunity.”   For Yogi Ferrell, that opportunity came just seven short days ago when the Dallas Mavericks (20-30) inked him to a 10-day contract as an undrafted rookie free agent. Now, he’s reportedly apart of the Mavs long-term rebuilding plan in the soon-to-be post-Dirk Nowitzki Era.  …

Jazz stifle Mavs in overtime for sixth straight victory

Jazz stifle Mavs in overtime for sixth straight victory

The Dallas Mavericks have now dropped two straight games, after falling to the Utah Jazz 112-107 in overtime at the American Airlines Center.   The Mavs spent the majority of the night trying to figure out ways to contain Jazz 7’1”, 245-pound center Rudy Gobert, who had a career-high 27 points to go along with…