Tag Archives: Dirk Nowitzki

Rebuild Would Be No Guarantee of Success for Mavs

Rebuild Would Be No Guarantee of Success for Mavs

  When it looked like franchise legend Dirk Nowitzki could potentially leave in free agency earlier this month, many Mavs fans were calling for the cliche “rebuild” of the Dallas Mavericks.   Let Dirk go.  Purposely be terrible for a few years in order to obtain high draft picks so that the Mavs could have…

Dirk Nowitzki: A Once in a Lifetime Experience

Dirk Nowitzki: A Once in a Lifetime Experience

  It’s been one hell of a week in NBA circles.  Players signing deals for dollar amounts that even the biggest stars in Hollywood might have trouble wrapping their minds around.  Front office members working phones and flying to meetings more than any Fortune 500 company executives could even fathom.  Twitter timelines exploding like the…

Mark Cuban Shark Tank Free Agency Survival Kit

Mark Cuban Shark Tank Free Agency Survival Kit

    We’re going to be straight with you. We have no idea what’s about to happen.  The NBA’s Salary Cap (Yeah, it’s a proper noun now) is about to hit Trump-Level-Stupid heights.  Experts like Larry Coon, author of the invaluable Salary Cap FAQ, estimate that the Cap will land at around $94,000,000.00 (written in…

Report: Dwyane Wade’s Reps Reach Out to Mavs

Report: Dwyane Wade’s Reps Reach Out to Mavs

  Close your eyes, Mavs fans.   Think of all the different players you’ve absolutely despised over the years of your fandom…  Who’s the one who still makes your blood boil?   Lamar Odom?  Come on, it might be best for MFFL’s to cut Lam-Lam some slack after how the last few years of his…

Report: No Chance Dirk Ever Leaves…Bigger Than Basketball

Report: No Chance Dirk Ever Leaves…Bigger Than Basketball

    Just before Marc Stein reported that the Mavs “are in, with a legit chance [to sign] both” Mike Conley and Hassan Whiteside, he also had several comments on the future of Dirk Nowitzki.   On Zach Lowe’s podcast on Tuesday, Dallas Resident Marc Stein was pressed with the question, “how real is the…

Mavs Already Focused on Replacing Chandler Parsons?

Mavs Already Focused on Replacing Chandler Parsons?

  As the writing on the wall becomes easier to see with each cryptic Instagram post and report that there will be no max offer on the table, the Mavericks have seemed to moved past the relatively short Chandler Parsons era.   This was made seemingly obvious by reports of specific names that could be replace Parsons’…

Should the Mavs Dread the “Max” Contract This Offseason?

Should the Mavs Dread the “Max” Contract This Offseason?

  Before the taste of the freshly sprayed champagne left the champion Cleveland Cavaliers mouths last Sunday night, the insanity of the NBA offseason had officially begun.  Countless rumors began to swirl and fill everyone’s Twitter feed.  It would hard to find another team with as many rumors surrounding them as the Dallas Mavericks.   Whether…

Warriors Interested In Dirk Nowitzki, Could He Actually Leave Dallas

Warriors Interested In Dirk Nowitzki, Could He Actually Leave Dallas

  The Cleveland Cavaliers pulled off the biggest comeback in NBA Finals history, while the Golden State Warriors — despite ousting the 1995-96′ Chicago Bulls for the best regular-season record — had the biggest collapse in the NBA Finals.   Just days after the 2016 NBA postseason ended, the Warriors are right back in the…

Who Made the Grade? 2015-2016 Dallas Mavericks Report Card

Who Made the Grade? 2015-2016 Dallas Mavericks Report Card

  When the Mavs fell to the Thunder on Monday night, it officially ended their season and began their long summer vacation.  It was an up and down year for Dallas; injuries to key players and the occasional big win that would give you hope for this team.  It’s all over now and it’s time…