Category Archives: NBA News

Back On Road: Mavs Suffer Season’s Worst Loss At Philadelphia

Back On Road: Mavs Suffer Season’s Worst Loss At Philadelphia

    As the third quarter dwindled to a close, Sixers center Jahlil Okafor netted a layup on an assist from Sergio Rodriquez. The Dallas Mavericks trailed the Philadelphia 76ers by 30 points as Nicolas Brussino missed a last-second prayer from 58 feet.     A barrage of bench play followed in the fourth, resulting in…

The First Noel: Mavs Look To Tame Grizzlies, New Face Among Starters

The First Noel: Mavs Look To Tame Grizzlies, New Face Among Starters

  Despite falling against Atlanta in its last appearance, Dallas looks to rebound tonight in a southwest divisional showdown against the Memphis Grizzlies tonight at 7:30 p.m. from the American Airlines Center.     Prior to the loss, the Mavs logged victories against a surging Miami Heat team and the new-look New Orleans Pelicans bolstered…

Dirk Nowitzki stops by Turner Studios, talks early season struggles, future plans and more!

Dirk Nowitzki stops by Turner Studios, talks early season struggles, future plans and more!

  With the Dallas Mavericks playing in Atlanta Wednesday night against the Hawks, Dirk Nowitzki dropped by Turner Studios to chop it up with Ernie Johnson, Kevin McHale and Greg Anthony about this season’s early struggles, Dallas’ improbable playoff push, Dirk’s future plans and more!   Dirk isn’t going to play for the Mavs forever, and…

Andrew Bogut expects the Mavs to trade him soon

Andrew Bogut expects the Mavs to trade him soon

Andrew Bogut’s days as a Dallas Maverick appear to be numbered and the Australian center knows it.   During a radio phone interview with Sky Sports, Bogut said he envisions his future with another basketball club, with the February 23 trade deadline quickly approaching.   “Thankfully, I’m a free agent here, so I only have a…

Mavs sign Texas Legends guard Pierre Jackson

Mavs sign Texas Legends guard Pierre Jackson

  The Dallas Mavericks have officially signed Texas Legends point guard Pierre Jackson. The deal believed to be for two years, partially guaranteed according to Shams Charania of  The Vertical.   To make room for Jackson, the Mavs have waive guard Jonathan Gibson, who appeared in 17 contests for Dallas this season, averaging 6.2 points and 1.5…

Statement from Rick Carlisle on the passing of Craig Sager

Statement from Rick Carlisle on the passing of Craig Sager

  “NBA coaches salute the impactful life and career of our friend Craig Sager. Craig was an enthusiastic foot soldier for the greatness of the NBA game and leaves us as an unforgettable and defiant symbol of strength. The thoughts and prayers of all NBA coaches go out to his family.” – Rick Carlisle  Players…

OFFICIAL: Mavs sign free agent guard Jonathan Gibson

OFFICIAL: Mavs sign free agent guard Jonathan Gibson

  In desperate need of healthy bodies, the Dallas Mavericks have waived forward Quincy Acy in order to sign free agent point guard Jonathan Gibson, the team announced today.   The ailing 2-8 Dallas Mavericks were forced to make a move after losing J.J. Barea in what appears to be a severe injury, in the Mavs 90-83 loss last night to the Boston…