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 ...

Dwyane Wade goes out a winner in Miami

Basketball / NBA Apr 10, 2019

Dwyane Wade goes out a winner in Miami

Dwyane Wade's wife was slapping his backside in celebration. His oldest son, the heir to the Wade basketball throne, was on the Miami bench for the final minutes. Former President Barack Obama sent a video. John Legend and Chrissy Teigen were courtside. The "M-V-P" chants rained ...

Mavs pounce on lowly Knicks

Basketball / NBA Jan 31, 2019

Mavs pounce on lowly Knicks

Dirk Nowitzki has been coming to Madison Square Garden for about two decades, scoring better there than at any road arena. If this was the last visit, he ended with a good one. Nowitzki scored a season-high 14 points, Luka Doncic warmed up after an airball ...

Mavericks sign Dirk Nowitzki for record 21st season

Basketball / NBA Jul 24, 2018

Mavericks sign Dirk Nowitzki for record 21st season

The Dallas Mavericks have re-signed Dirk Nowitzki, which will make the German star the first player in NBA history to play 21 straight seasons with the same team. The previous record of 20 was held by Kobe Bryant with the Los Angeles Lakers. No details were ...

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 ...

Romo basks in honorary day with Mavericks

Basketball / NBA Apr 12, 2017

Romo basks in honorary day with Mavericks

Coach Rick Carlisle draped his arm around Tony Romo as the crowd roared in the final minutes of the Dallas Mavericks' honorary game for the retiring Cowboys quarterback. Fans desperately wanted to see the career passing leader for the storied Cowboys franchise get in for ...

Lowly Mavs trump Cavs

Basketball / NBA Jan 31, 2017

Lowly Mavs trump Cavs

Yogi Ferrell was hours away from playing in an NBA Development League game when he got a call that Dallas wanted to sign him. Three days, two games and about 2,400 km later, Cleveland stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, along with the defending champion ...

Basketball / NBA Jul 5, 2016

Mavericks agree to acquire Bogut from Warriors: source

Andrew Bogut is headed to the Dallas Mavericks from Golden State thanks to the Warriors' successful pursuit of Kevin Durant. A person with knowledge of the deal said Monday that the Mavericks have agreed to acquire Bogut with the Warriors trying to clear salary cap ...

Mavericks setting sights on Barnes

Basketball / NBA Jul 3, 2016

Mavericks setting sights on Barnes

The Mavericks have informed representatives of Golden State's Harrison Barnes that they intend to sign the restricted free agent to an offer sheet for a four-year, $95 million contract, two people with knowledge of Dallas' plans said Saturday. The people spoke to AP about the ...

Westbrook silences Cuban as Thunder eliminate Mavericks

Basketball / NBA Apr 26, 2016

Westbrook silences Cuban as Thunder eliminate Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook is an All-Star, but not a superstar. Westbrook gave him plenty of reasons to reconsider. He had 36 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists, and the Thunder beat the Mavericks 118-104 on Monday night to win ...