Rick Carlisle resigns as Mavericks coach

Basketball / NBA Jun 18, 2021

Rick Carlisle resigns as Mavericks coach

Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle resigned on Thursday. Owner Mark Cuban announced the news in a team statement that came one day after Cuban fired president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson. "Rick informed me today about his decision to step down as head coach," Cuban said. ...

Rui Hachimura scores 18 as Wizards lose to Mavericks

NBA May 2, 2021

Rui Hachimura scores 18 as Wizards lose to Mavericks

Rui Hachimura hit some big buckets down the stretch Saturday on his way to 18 points for the Washington Wizards in a nail-biting 125-124 road loss to the Dallas Mavericks. The second-year forward shot 7-from-11 for the night, including a clutch three-pointer that gave Washington ...

NBA orders teams to play U.S. anthem after Mavericks halt

NBA Feb 11, 2021

NBA orders teams to play U.S. anthem after Mavericks halt

The NBA on Wednesday ordered its teams to play the U.S. national anthem before games while Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban downplayed his instructions that kept it from being played at home games so far this season. The anthem, which has supporters and deriders in ...

Mavericks no longer playing U.S. anthem before games: reports

NBA Feb 10, 2021

Mavericks no longer playing U.S. anthem before games: reports

The Dallas Mavericks have opted to stop playing the U.S. national anthem before games this season, reports said Tuesday, breaking with a pregame ritual that is widespread in American sports. The Athletic website said the Mavericks' policy against playing "The Star-Spangled Banner" before home games ...

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says NBA should allow kneeling protests

NBA Jun 19, 2020

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says NBA should allow kneeling protests

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said on Thursday he hopes the National Basketball Association will allow players to take a knee during the national anthem to support protests over the May 25 death of George Floyd in police custody. Video footage showed a white police ...

Mavericks end three-game skid by routing Nuggets

Basketball / NBA Mar 12, 2020

Mavericks end three-game skid by routing Nuggets

Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle, like his players, heard about the NBA's decision to suspend the season while in the third quarter of their game against the Denver Nuggets. That ended up being the last game completed in the league Wednesday night, and the Mavericks ...

Mavericks sign free agent Yudai Baba to contract

Basketball / NBA Sep 20, 2019

Mavericks sign free agent Yudai Baba to contract

by Ed Odeven

As expected, the Dallas Mavericks finalized a contract with Yudai Baba on Thursday, signing the 23-year-old free agent to a contract in the run-up to the team's 2019-20 preseason training camp. The Mavericks announced that terms of the contract were not disclosed. Baba becomes the first ...

Alvark's Yudai Baba to join Mavericks minicamp

Basketball / B. League Jun 12, 2019

Alvark's Yudai Baba to join Mavericks minicamp

by Ed Odeven

Alvark Tokyo star Yudai Baba, last month's B. League Final MVP, has been invited to participate in the Dallas Mavericks' upcoming minicamp. The two-time defending B. League champions made the announcement on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Baba averaged 10.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.5 steals ...