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 ...

Cavaliers reportedly open to trading away Kevin Love

Basketball / NBA Jul 6, 2018

Cavaliers reportedly open to trading away Kevin Love

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is on the trading block, according to Jason Lloyd of The Athletic. One of the possible destinations is the Los Angeles Lakers, where Love would reunite with the recently departed LeBron James, who agreed to a four-year deal with the ...

Togashi makes D-League debut

Basketball Nov 22, 2014

Togashi makes D-League debut

Texas Legends guard Yuki Togashi made his NBA Development League debut on Friday in a 114-106 home loss to the Santa Cruz Warriors. The 21-year-old Togashi, who hails from Niigata Prefecture, played 4 minutes, 41 seconds, all in the second quarter. He had one steal ...

Basketball / NBA Oct 22, 2014

Mavericks waive Togashi

The Dallas Mavericks said Tuesday they have waived Japan guard Yuki Togashi along with forward Eric Griffin. The 21-year-old Togashi signed a contract with the Mavericks on Oct. 15 and was informed at that time that he was bound for Dallas' developmental league team, which ...