Mark Cuban has funny response to JJ Barea’s ejection for pushing Blake Griffin

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is on a roll with his humor lately.Mavs guard J.J. Barea was assessed a flagrant 2 foul and ejected in the third quarter of the team’s win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday after pushing Clippers big man Blake Griffin on a screen. While there was some shoving action on the part of the 6-foot-0 Barea, it was also a fairly egregious flop...
Via Larry Brown Sports
51 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban cracks Donald Trump joke about Mavs’ season

Mark Cuban made a reference to his nemesis Donald Trump while discussing the poor season the Dallas Mavericks are enduring.The Mavs are likely to finish with their first losing season since Cuban took over as the franchise’s owner. It’s not a matter of pride for Cuban.When talking about his team’s disappointing fate, Cuban joked that he should get some Russian hackers to distract...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mavs look for second straight victory with new starting lineup

  DALLAS, TX–Coming off a thrilling, 97-95 victory over the LA Clippers on Thursday night, the Dallas Mavericks (31-40) welcome the Toronto Raptors (43-29) to the American Airlines Center.   With just 11 games remaining in the 2016-17 NBA regular season, an optimistic Mavericks team find themselves 3.5 games behind the Denver Nuggets for the eighth and final seed.   Having lost...
Via Mavs Fanatic
12 hours ago

Carlisle’s Experiments Indicate Shift in Dallas Mavericks’ Season

The Dallas Mavericks have 11 games left in the season and after their win over the Los Angeles Clippers, a shift seems to be taking place. With just under an hour before tip-off on Thursday night against the Clippers at home, word came out about a starting lineup change for the Mavericks. It was time […] Carlisle’s Experiments Indicate Shift in Dallas Mavericks’ Season - The...
Via The Smoking Cuban
15 hours ago

If Seth Curry thrives at the starting point guard spot, does that change the Mavs draft plans?

  Last night against the Los Angeles Clippers, Mavs head coach Rick Carlisle finally pulled the trigger on a move that I’ve been wanting for weeks now.  He started Seth Curry at point guard, alongside Wesley Matthews, Harrison Barnes, Dirk Nowitzki and Nerlens Noel, while bringing Yogi Ferrell off the bench.  The reason this move was needed, and was inevitable, is because Dirk...
Via Mavs Fanatic
1 day ago

Mavericks big winners of the Nerlens Noel trade after unearthing a new starting center

Nerlens Noel landing with the Dallas Mavericks was almost an afterthought at the NBA trade deadline, in large part because of the DeMarcus Cousins trade. Don’t sleep on the move. The Mavericks aren’t in contention by any means this year—rather, a significant rebuild. But the team has made a low-key great move with the addition of Noel, who they acquired for all of Justin Anderson...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Barnes’ late basket, steal put Mavs past Clippers, 97-95

DALLAS (AP) — Harrison Barnes made the go-ahead basket, then stole the ball from Blake Griffin with 3.9 seconds left as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Los Angeles Clippers 97-95 on Thursday night. Barnes made a 14-foot jumper with 1:06 remaining for the game’s 11th lead change, making it 96-95. After he stripped Griffin, Wesley Matthews made a free throw with 0.9 seconds to play...
2 days ago

Steph Curry Says Seth Curry Has Taken Game to Next Level in Dallas

Stephen Curry and Seth Curry took their brotherly bond to the court on Tuesday night, but afterwards, the MVP took time to praise his younger brother. For the second time in their life, the Curry brothers took the court against each other as starters for their respected teams. Stephen, the two-time MVP and NBA champion […] Steph Curry Says Seth Curry Has Taken Game to Next Level...
Via The Smoking Cuban
3 days ago

Mark Cuban has funny comment about Steph Curry

Mark Cuban is generally good for a few entertaining quotes throughout the season, and he provided one on Sunday about the reigning NBA MVP.Cuban was asked about Stephen Curry's younger brother Seth, who is in his first year with the Mavericks after signing as a free agent last offseason. Instead of speaking about the younger Curry, Cuban took the opportunity make a funny comment...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers rout Mavericks in Noel's return to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Justin Anderson tied his career high with 19 points and Robert Covington scored 12 of his 18 points in Philadelphia's dominant third quarter, helping the 76ers rout the Dallas Mavericks 116-74 on Friday night. Richaun Holmes added 17 points for the 76ers, who snapped an eight-game losing streak to Dallas while spoiling Nerlens Noel's return to Philadelphia. ...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel returns to Philly as member of Mavs

Nerlens Noel returns to Philadelphia on Friday night, when he and the Dallas Mavericks continue their road trip against the 76ers. Noel, who spent two and a half seasons swinging between center and forward for the Sixers, was traded to Dallas on Feb. 23 for forward Justin Anderson, center Andrew Bogut and a conditional 2017 first-round draft pick. "You know, I've been thinking about...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA stars receiving personalized potatoes in mail

A unknown entity is behind a bizarre development this week where a handful of NBA players have received personalized potatoes in the mail.The strange sensation started to become known on Wednesday when Dallas Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki took to Twitter to express gratitude over receiving the super-special spud. But ever since Nowitzki went public with his tater tribute, several...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban offers to sell part of the Mavericks to President Obama

Barack Obama has some time on his hands now that he is the former leader of the free world. The former president gave up his “cushy” gig at the White House back in January and has since been seen traveling the world. Private islands. Trips to New York City. You name it, Obama has been there.Maybe as an attempt to help the former president pass some time, Dallas Mavericks owner...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki received some unique fan mail: a potato with his photo on it

Star athletes are known to get plenty of fan mail, some more interesting than the rest. Every now and then, a piece of fan mail will come through the mailroom that stands out in ways you can barely comprehend. On Wednesday, Dirk Nowitzki tweeted that he had received one of the most unusual pieces of fan mail ever: a potato.And this wasn’t just a potato. This was a potato with...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki gets 30,000 cans of beer for career milestone

Dirk Nowitzki on Tuesday scored his 30,000th career point in the Dallas Mavericks’ 122-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. And some comments he made after the game evidently earned him some sudsy rewards with which he and thousands of others can wet their whistles.Nowitzki needed only 20 points Tuesday — he scored 25 in the win — to become only the sixth NBA player to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Bogut injured in first court appearance with Cavaliers, thinks he broke his leg

Andrew Bogut finally got into his first action with the Cleveland Cavaliers Monday night, but his night was cut short when he suffered an injury.Here’s the play in which Bogut was injured. It’s not yet known exactly what Bogut’s injury was, but he was clutching his left ankle/lower leg area immediately after he hit the ground. He was then helped off the court and shuttled into...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel late for Mavs team plane, loses chance to start

Nerlens Noel has learned the hard way Tuesday that Rick Carlisle has no patience for tardiness.The Dallas Mavericks head coach announced during Wednesday’s shootaround that Noel lost out on an opportunity to start against the Hawks after showing up 10 minutes late for the team’s flight to Atlanta.Noel originally was inserted into the staring lineup when Wesley Matthews remained...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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