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The future is here and his name is Harrison

A review of the Harrison Barnaissance Looking Back There were plenty of reasons to think that Harrison Barnes would never live up to the max contract the Dallas Mavericks gave him. He had floundered during...

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Nerlens Noel represents a classic Mavericks trade for a core piece of the future

The young center is (likely) here to stay as part of a new youth movement in Dallas. Looking Back Nerlens Noel came to Dallas in exchange for Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson, and what turned out to be a...

Read 1 day ago, Mavs Moneyball, Dallas Mavericks

Dorian Finney-Smith: not just another undrafted rookie

Not rookie the Mavs deserved, but the one we need right now Looking Back After years of blowing off the draft and populating the roster with a rogue’s gallery of veteran free agents each season, Dorian...

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2017 NBA Lottery Mock Draft 1.0

The NBA Draft is just over two months away so it’s time to debut our first mock draft heading into the draft lottery next month. After finishing with a 33-49 record on the season, the Dallas Mavericks...

Read 2 days ago, The Smoking Cuban, Dallas Mavericks

NBA Award Predictions Roundtable: 6th Man of the Year

The NBA featured a handful of exceptional bench players this year, with an even more select few as the featured 6th man for their team. Although the choices are slightly more limited, our staff picks who...

Read 2 days ago, The Smoking Cuban, Dallas Mavericks

The Mavs hit a homerun with the Seth Curry signing

Curry’s rise from borderline player to dynamo starter has been a wild ride. Looking Back It’s official: Seth Curry just pulled off his best season as a professional basketball player. After the Sacramento...

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Trade rumors swirling around Wesley Matthews?

With a youth movement looming, does Matthews still make sense in Dallas? Does Wesley Matthews make sense as a Maverick next season? This is a key question facing Dallas as the team slowly drags itself...

Read 3 days ago, Mavs Moneyball, Dallas Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks: Much Needed Urgency For The 2017 NBA Draft

It’s been a while since the Dallas Mavericks have missed the postseason. It’s also been a while since they’ve hit on a draft pick. The Dallas Mavericks have only missed the playoffs twice...

Read 3 days ago, Hoops Habit, Dallas Mavericks

Ex-Mavs Excelling in the NBA Playoffs

The Dallas Mavericks might not be in the playoffs, but they do have former Mavericks that are excelling the first round of the playoffs. The Dallas Mavericks finished the season with a 33-49 record in...

Read 3 days ago, The Smoking Cuban, Dallas Mavericks

Yogi Ferrell made his case that he belongs in the NBA

Yogimania swept the NBA in 2017, but will it last? Looking Back I didn’t get the chance to write about Yogi Ferrell at length during last summer’s draft process, but I did mention him not once, but twice...

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In a losing season, the Mavericks may have won the future

Though injuries prevented a playoff run, the stage is set for a comeback and a youth movement. DALLAS — The NBA playoffs are in full swing and the Dallas Mavericks are watching at home like the rest of...

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J.J. Barea still had an impact for the Mavericks in an injury-shortened season

Although he only played in 35 games this year due to injuries, J.J. Barea showed he’s still capable of helping the Mavericks. Looking Back J.J. Barea spent the majority of the 2016-2017 season nursing...

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Mavericks Late Night: What Could’ve Happened 10 Years Ago

In this edition of Mavericks Late Night, we take a look back 10 years after the worst playoff series in Dallas Mavericks history. What could have happened if the Mavs had been able to fend off the Golden...

Read 5 days ago, The Smoking Cuban, Dallas Mavericks

What if Harrison Barnes was a Memphis Grizzly?

In the offseason the Dallas Mavericks let free agent Chandler Parsons leave for the Memphis Grizzlies, instead signing forward Harrison Barnes. What if they were swapped? As I sat watching the San Antonio...

Read 5 days ago, The Smoking Cuban, Dallas Mavericks, Memphis Grizzlies

Sorting Out the Dallas Mavericks Back Court Moving Forward

The Dallas Mavericks enter a offseason with questions surrounding their roster and more importantly, their back court. Last year, Dallas went out in free agency to land their wing player of the future...

Read 5 days ago, The Smoking Cuban, Dallas Mavericks

NBA Playoffs Roundtable: Who Will Win the NBA Finals?

As the NBA Playoffs are now underway, The Smoking Cuban staff has all made their picks on who they think will be hoisting the trophy at the end. And don’t worry, all picks were made prior to the...

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A quick look at the Mavs early offseason

What’s happening these next couple of months as we wait for the NBA Draft Without the playoffs, just what the heck are we supposed to do with ourselves? So far everyone seems (reasonably) focused on the...

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After a down year, Devin Harris’ future with the Mavs is uncertain

Devin’s numbers were down across the board this season, but he can still help the team in a smaller role. Will they bring him back? Looking Back Entering his 13th season, and 8th total season in Dallas,...

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A Mavericks fan sleepover reminded us how important sleep is for NBA players

Sleeping over on the Mavericks practice court, Julia McGuire, her two kids and their friends were all reminded how important sleep is. DALLAS — It’s 8 a.m. after the Mavericks’ second-to-last home game...

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Stars Around the NBA Talk the Legacy of Dirk Nowitzki

The legend of Dirk Nowitzki is not just praised around Texas, but also by some of the biggest names around the NBA. Last summer, Dirk Nowitzki decided to re-sign in Dallas on a two-year deal that might...

Read 6 days ago, The Smoking Cuban, Dallas Mavericks