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Spencer Dinwiddie could be the extra playmaker the Mavericks need

Dinwiddie appears to be an ideal fit for the Mavericks - Read More

Otto Porter Jr. is exactly what the Mavericks need

Porter fills several needs on the Mavericks’ roster, but comes with risks. - Read More

Every Mavericks 2021 free agency rumor

Once more unto the breach, free agency is closing in. - Read More

3 discount big men the Dallas Mavericks should target

Center is a position the Mavericks can actually afford to buy low. - Read More

Jordan Brand hints at possible new Luka Doncic logo prior to Air Jordan XXXVI release

As the international superstar’s game and legend continues to grow, so does his brand. - Read More

Mark Cuban wins $25k donation to the Family Place on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Cuban drains a clutch shot for charity on the "Hell Hoop." - Read More

NBA Free Agency 2021: DeMar DeRozan would upgrade the Mavericks roster, despite the odd fit

DeRozan would be a talent upgrade, but would his lack of shooting matter? - Read More

2020-21 Mavericks’ Flashback: January 3rd vs Chicago Bulls

The Mavericks were 2-4 after loss to the Chicago Bulls without Luka Dončić - Read More

2020-21 Mavericks’ Flashback: January 1st vs Miami Heat

Mavericks were 2-3 after a great win against the Miami Heat - Read More

2020-21 Mavericks’ Flashback: December 30th vs Charlotte Hornets

Mavericks were 1-3 after a disappointing loss in a home opener against the Charlotte Hornets - Read More

2020-21 Mavericks’ Flashback: December 27th vs Los Angeles Clippers

Mavericks were 1-2 after a blowout win over the Los Angeles Clippers - Read More

Mavs Moneyball Live: Luka’s going to the Olympics, free agency projections, and more

What are we going to talk about - Read More

Mavs Moneyball After Dark: Reviewing Kristaps Porzingis, Dwight Powell, and Josh Green

On the heels of our show about Luka Doncic, Trey Burke, and Maxi Kleber, Josh Bowe and I discussed three more Mavericks on Wednesday night: Kristaps Porzingis, Dwight Powell, and Josh Green. If... - Read More

Mavs Moneyball After Dark: Reviewing Luka Doncic, Maxi Kleber, and Trey Burke

With so much news coming from the Dallas Mavericks after the season ended, it was impossible to get to some of our preplanned ideas Josh and I wanted to get to. Now that the news has all but... - Read More

Things the Dallas Mavericks can learn from Slovenia’s success

Four lessons for the Dallas Mavericks - Read More

Was Kristaps Porzingis’ role one of the reasons for the Mavericks’ front office rift?

A deep-dive into advanced analytics data brings some new light - Read More

The hiring of Jason Kidd raises questions which need answers

This is not just an issue of forgiveness or moving on. It’s reconciling the words from the Dallas Mavericks with their actions. - Read More

MMB Lounge: The off-season is here

Watching the calendar for the next part of the basketball off-season - Read More

Norman Powell would be a fantastic addition

Powell would really help the Mavericks. - Read More

2021 NBA free agency: The Mavericks could reunite with old friend Nerlens Noel

Recent changes could open a path for the once and future Maverick to return - Read More

The forgotten mobility of prime Dirk Nowitzki

The Big German had plenty of moves - Read More

Mike Conley would solve some of Dallas’ most glaring issues

Adding a veteran presence, playmaker, and backcourt defender in one fell swoop - Read More

Landing Kawhi Leonard could finally justify plan powder

Kawhi Leonard is a fantastic basketball player - Read More

A 2021 free agency primer from Mavs Moneyball

Just so we’re all on the same page - Read More

Dallas County declares July 6, 2021 as Luka Doncic Day

Celebrate Luka today. - Read More

VIDEO: How the Mavericks Fell from World Champions to the Team Nobody Wanted to Join

A historical reminder of just how things have evolved with Mark Cuban having final say on team building. In 2011 the Dallas Mavericks were on top of the world. A team in the truest sense of the... - Read More

Playmaking can substitute for shooting, given the right lineups

Josh Green can't shoot yet, but he can move and pass - Read More

The Mavs Moneyball Podcast: Looking back at 2019 free agency

During this sleepy holiday weekend in the states, we decided to repost our 2019 free agency podcast to see how well our takes have held up. - Read More

Slovenia defeats Lithuania 96-85

Luka Doncic and Slovenia are going to the Olympics! - Read More

Game Thread: Slovenia vs. Lithuania Olympic Qualifying Tournament Final

Luka tries to go to the Olympics - Read More

The salary cap options for the Dallas Mavericks this summer

What’s real and what’s not regarding the Maverick’s cap space - Read More

Radio Free Mavericks: the slow boil of free agency

A podcast for a slower weekend - Read More

Mavs Moneyball Live: The slow boil of free agency, Luka and Slovenia, and more

Looking a head a bit - Read More

Luka Doncic and Slovenia dominate Poland

Luka and company won their group - Read More

Jason Kidd has a chance for success

This could work on a purely basketball level - Read More

Luka Doncic and Slovenia take care of business against Angola

Slovenia dominated overmatched Angola - Read More

Nico Harrison, from Marketing Rep to NBA General Manager

Dallas’ new General Manager’s journey will need to build a broken Mavs franchise back together - Read More

Jalen Brunson found a valuable role with the Dallas Mavericks

The undersized guard had a massive regular season, becoming the Mavericks go-to sixth man. - Read More

Willie Cauley-Stein had a solid, if unremarkable, season

He’s got talent but he may never put it all together. - Read More

Kirk Your Enthusiasm: Anthony Irwin of Silver Screen and Roll on Jason Kidd

With Jason Kidd now officially the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks, I reached out to Silver Screen and Roll contributor Anthony Irwin to talk about Jason Kidd’s time with the Lakers. We cover a... - Read More

John Collins Rumors: Heat, Mavericks, Spurs, T-Wolves Expected to Pursue Hawks PF/C

The Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves are expected to be among the teams to pursue restricted free agent John Collins... - Read More

BS Meter on Latest NBA Draft, Free-Agency and Offseason Rumors

Now that's more like it.   After an uncharacteristically long stretch of relative quiet, the  NBA 's rumor mill is heating back up in advance of the 2021 draft, free agency and the start of Trade Season: Summertime Edition... - Read More

Realistic Landing Spots Top Free Agents Should Avoid

Let's agree to stop lamenting the lack of star power in this year's  NBA  free-agency class. There will still be marquee names who both think about changing teams and actually do change teams... - Read More

1 Trade for Every NBA Team Not in the 2021 Finals

As the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks tussle for an  NBA  title, the other 28 teams are busy building their blueprints for championship contention... - Read More

NBA Starters Likeliest to Be Traded This Offseason

Change is coming to the  NBA . It happens every offseason.   Sometimes, the roster restructurings are so dramatic and unexpected, they can break the internet—or at least send NBA Twitter into a frenzy... - Read More

NBA Free Agents Who Can Put Contenders Over the Top

Making a dent in free agency can be difficult for the  NBA 's mightiest contenders.   Title hopefuls are atop the Association's food chain because they're already really good, and being really good costs a bunch of money most of the time... - Read More

Top 3 Realistic Prospects on Every NBA Team's Draft Big Board

Teams will enter the July 29  NBA  draft with specific targets at each pick.    We identified three prospects who could be available and appealing to every franchise with their first-round or second-round selection... - Read More

Will Unlikely Suns-Bucks Finals Change How NBA Teams Operate?

The Milwaukee Bucks haven't won an  NBA  title in 50 years.      And the Phoenix Suns?     Despite having the NBA's seventh-best franchise winning percentage of all time, Phoenix ... - Read More

Magic Hire Mavs' Jamahl Mosley to Be New Head Coach on Reported 4-Year Contract

After spending the past 15 seasons as an assistant coach, Jamahl Mosley will be an  NBA  head coach for the first time with the  Orlando Magic .           Shams Charania  of Stadium and The Athletic first reported the team's plan to hire Mosley... - Read More

1 Surprise Trade Target for Every NBA Team

Every  NBA  team's offseason goal is to enter the upcoming campaign better than it exited the last one. Franchise-specific aims vary depending on where the club in question sits on the rebuilding-to-contending spectrum, but they all want to get better... - Read More

Spencer Dinwiddie Rumors: Mavericks Interested in Nets PG in Free Agency

The Dallas Mavericks are showing interest in Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie, according to the New York Daily News' Read More

The Best NBA Finals Series Since 2000

Although the NBA Finals are the most anticipated moment of any season, not every championship series is highly entertaining. But when a matchup is competitive, especially for six or seven games, it isn't soon forgotten... - Read More

Biggest Potential Reaches in the 2021 NBA Draft

Every year, teams misevaluate and overestimate a prospect's upside during the  NBA  draft.   These five prospects are candidates to go earlier than they should for various reasons... - Read More

Every NBA Team's Top Target in 2021 Free Agency

NBA  free agency is set to kick off on August 2 at 6 p.m. ET, which is when teams and players can begin negotiating. A moratorium period will last until August 6 at 12:01 p.m. ET, after which players can sign their new contracts... - Read More

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength developed by the ESPN Analytics team. - Read More

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds estimate the likelihood for each team to make the playoffs, win the NBA title and finish in the top three of the NBA lottery. - Read More

Basketball Hall of Fame: Everything you need to know about the Class of 2021

The Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2021. We have all the news and names you need, including Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh, Chris Webber and Ben Wallace. - Read More

NBA trade deadline: Aldridge joins loaded Nets squad

Miami added an All-Star while Toronto and New Orleans held on to their point guards. What's next? Get all the latest buzz from the NBA trade deadline. - Read More

Lakers legend Kobe Bryant: Remembrances and reaction

The NBA world remembers the life and legacy of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who died Jan. 26, 2020. - Read More

NBA Finals 2021: Complete coverage of Suns vs. Bucks

Keep it here for all the news, intel, analysis and matchup info all postseason long. - Read More

Magic hire Mavs assistant Mosley as head coach

Jamahl Mosley has been named the new head coach of the Magic. The former Mavericks assistant has agreed to a four-year deal with Orlando, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. - Read More

Sources: Magic closing in on Mosley to be coach

The Magic are closing in on Mavericks assistant Jamahl Mosley and he has emerged as the strong front-runner to become the franchise's next head coach, sources told ESPN. - Read More

Luka's "magic" earns him a holiday in Dallas

Along with him donating to support childcare, Doncic and Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, donated $1.25 million to the February storm recovery. - Read More

Sources: Kidd, Mavs agree; Nike exec to be GM

The Mavericks have agreed to terms with Hall of Fame point guard Jason Kidd to be their head coach and with longtime Nike executive Nico Harrison to be their general manager and run the franchise's basketball operations, sources told ESPN. - Read More

Where Jason Kidd, Luka Doncic and the Mavs go from here

Dallas has tabbed Jason Kidd as its next head coach. What does the move mean for superstar Luka Doncic and the future of the Mavericks? - Read More

Carlisle returns for second stint as Pacers coach

The Indiana Pacers hired Rick Carlisle as their new head coach Thursday. Carlisle resigned as the Mavericks' coach last week after 13 seasons with that franchise and is endorsing Jason Kidd to replace him as coach. - Read More

CP3, Kawhi, Kemba, oh my: NBA (news) never sleeps

The NBA news cycle takes no days off and Chris Paul can catch no breaks. Here's what went down during a wild week in the association. - Read More

Dirk Nowitzki has rejoined the Mavericks as a special adviser to the franchise, where he will assist with the searches for coach and general manager and provide other front-office input. - Read More