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Source: Mutual Interest Between Mavs and Dwight Powell for a Return

Source: Mutual Interest Between Mavs and Dwight Powell for a Return

 (Paul Moseley/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS) Sources have indicated to Mavs Fanatic that there is a mutual interest between the Dallas Mavericks and restricted free agent forward Dwight Powell in a return for the 2016-17 season. The Mavs can offer him the qualifying offer at a minimum of about $1.2 million, while other teams can sign him to an offer…

Painful Mavericks Season Ends in Admirable Fashion

Painful Mavericks Season Ends in Admirable Fashion

Chandler Parsons was in street clothes, or whatever you call this.  Deron Williams tried to gut it out but couldn’t.  J.J. Barea tried to hop it off on one leg. Salah Mejri was a punching bag that took one too many beat downs. Justin Anderson‘s shoulder was hurting. David Lee dealt with the always troublesome…

Written Off Again, Mavericks Face Uphill Battle

Written Off Again, Mavericks Face Uphill Battle

Some site I had never heard of until yesterday has called the Dallas Mavericks “Oklahoma City’s Warmup.” I will concede the fact that we are the heavy, heavy underdogs and nobody is expecting anything from Dirk Nowitzki and friends during this Western Conference first round series.   But seriously, a “warmup?” Yes, OKC won all…

J.J. Barea Has Saved the Mavericks Season

J.J. Barea Has Saved the Mavericks Season

  There are certain players immune to criticism. Then there are others who, no matter what they do, will always draw the ire of the fans. J.J. Barea has been victim of the latter for years now.   Coming from humble backgrounds in Puerto Rico and going undrafted in 2006 out of Northeastern University, Jose…

Four Years Ago Today: Mavericks Receive Championship Rings

Four Years Ago Today: Mavericks Receive Championship Rings

Photo: twitter.com/DallasMavs Four years ago today. But let’s be honest, the way the past few seasons of Dallas Mavericks basketball have gone– from the Lamar Odom trade debacle to Eddy Curry starting a Season Opener to Dwight Howard to DeAndre Jordan back to another major trade fail in Rajon Rondo— it really feels like it’s…

Mavericks Backcourt Basketball: Deron Williams & Wesley Matthews

Mavericks Backcourt Basketball: Deron Williams & Wesley Matthews

  Ever since the Dallas Mavericks reached that sweet pinnacle of the NBA world in 2011, they have gone through a new roster every. damn. year. In Owner Mark Cuban’s grand plan to make another Title Team, he broke up the aforementioned one, a move that will long be attached to the distinguished owner’s legacy….

Dirk’s Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game Recap: Fun, Fans and Bad Baseball

Dirk’s Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game Recap: Fun, Fans and Bad Baseball

Last night, Dirk Nowitzki hosted his 3rd Annual Celebrity Baseball Game at the Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco. In front of a sellout crowd of nearly 9,200, Dirk’s White Soxs prevailed over the Blues Sox 17-16. The night was filled with several big name celebrities and athletes; including Tony Romo, Michael Young, Dez Bryant, Jason…

2013 NBA Combine, Draft: Huie’s Five Players to Watch

2013 NBA Combine, Draft: Huie’s Five Players to Watch

While the NBA Playoffs continue, the NBA Draft Combine starts today. I’ll say on thing – This is going to be a pretty legit draft class. It may be even better than last year’s class. There are so many guys that I see entering the combine and I am amazed at the names. I would…