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Depleted Timberwolves get exploited by rejuvenated Mavericks

The return of D'Angelo Russell and Jake Layman was not enough to bump Dallas off stride.
Tags: Dallas, Mavericks, Angelo Russell, Jake Layman

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban slams officials after Hawks loss: ‘This is a management issue’

Mark Cuban was not happy on Saturday night. The Dallas Mavericks owner, following the team's 111-107 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at State Farm Arena, made that fact very clear. “This is a training issue,” Cuban said, via Brad Townsend of the Dallas Morning News.
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban, Dallas, Atlanta Hawks, Hawks, Mavericks, State Farm Arena, Brad Townsend

How a Lakers coaching staff of strangers blended to lead the West’s top team

CHICAGO — The Lakers might not be where they are today if not for a very crucial task that helps keep them humming. It’s an area that falls under the expertise of assistant coach Mike Penberthy, who once won a title with the Shaq-and-Kobe-era Lakers. When coaching staff meetings invariably bog down with the minutiae of game planning, he’s often the one who makes the decision to shake things up. “I’ll be like, ‘You know what, I think we need some donuts today,’” he said. “I’ll grab one of the you...
Tags: Minnesota, Time, Sports, Toronto, Sport, Chicago, West, Soccer, Brooklyn, Nba, Beverly Hills, New Orleans, Handy, Dallas, Lebron James, Anthony Davis

Luka Doncic Is Good, in Any Language

As the 20-year-old Mavericks star makes his N.B.A. All-Star game debut, he’s thinking of the late Kobe Bryant, who once surprised him with trash talk — in Slovenian.
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Basketball, Kobe Bryant, Mavericks, Sasha, Bryant, Kobe, Vujacic, Luka Doncic, Doncic, Luka (1999-

Doncic Shines In Return From Injury, Mavs Beat Kings 130-111

DALLAS (AP) – Luka Doncic had 33 points and 12 rebounds in his return from a seven-game absence because of a sprained ankle, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 130-111 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night. An All-Star starter in his second season, Doncic added eight assists in the NBA triple-double leader’s final game before the break. The 20-year-old sensation also plans to play in the rising stars game during All-Star weekend in Chicago. It’s the second time Doncic has missed ga...
Tags: Sports, Sacramento Kings, Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento, Chicago, Kings, Nba, Dallas, Miami, Orlando, Parker, Jabari Parker, Mavericks, Kristaps Porzingis, Buddy Hield, All Star

California Golden Seals 1974 NHL Draft Recap

1974 marked the beginning of the final two seasons for California Golden Seals hockey. The NHL took over ownership of the struggling franchise in January of that year. Much would change for the team from that point forward, including their eventual relocation. The club adopted new colors heading in 1974. The Seals switched from their more widely used forest green and “golden” yellow color scheme, to what has since for many become the more popular turquoise and gold. Eventually they would ev...
Tags: Hockey History, Long Read, Charlie Simmer

Mavericks sign Kidd-Gilchrist after buyout with Hornets

The Dallas Mavericks added veteran Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to their young core Tuesday as they close in on the franchise's first trip to the playoffs in four years. Dallas waived Ryan Broekhoff to make room for Kidd-Gilchrist. The 26-year-old Kidd-Gilchrist, drafted by Charlotte behind former Kentucky teammate Anthony Davis, had fallen out of the rotation with the Hornets.
Tags: News, Kentucky, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas, Anthony Davis, Charlotte, Mavericks, Kidd Gilchrist, Hornets, Charlotte Bobcats, Michael Kidd Gilchrist, Ryan Broekhoff

Clarkson, perfect Gobert help Jazz beat Mavericks 123-119

Jordan Clarkson scored 25 points before fouling out, Rudy Gobert stayed perfect from the floor against Dallas this season and the Utah Jazz beat the Mavericks 123-119 on Monday night. Gobert was 7-of-7 shooting after making all eight attempts in Utah's home victory last month. The 7-foot-1 center has made 17 consecutive shots against Dallas going back to last Feb. 23.
Tags: Utah, News, Jazz, Dallas, Clarkson, Utah Jazz, Mavericks, Rudy Gobert, Jordan Clarkson, Gobert

Report: Hornets buying out Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who could join Mavericks

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has seen his role shrink on the Hornets four straight seasons – from typical starter to moderately used starter to moderately used backup to out of the rotation. Now, he'll leave Charlotte entirely. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: In the final year of a big contract extension, Kidd-Gilchrist is due $4,994,350 the rest of this season.
Tags: News, Basketball, Charlotte, Mavericks, Kidd Gilchrist, Hornets, Adrian Wojnarowski, Michael Kidd Gilchrist

NBA roundup: Beal hits last-second winner for Wizards

Bradley Beal's layup with 0.2 seconds left lifted the Washington Wizards to a 119-118 win over the visiting Dallas Mavericks on Friday night. Beal took the inbounds pass from Troy Brown Jr. near the foul line with 1.8 seconds left and drove for the layup. The Mavericks' alley-oop attempt at the buzzer failed.
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Nba, Wizards, Washington Wizards, Bradley Beal, Mavericks, Beal, Troy Brown Jr

Mavericks beat Pacers 112-103 behind big game from Porzingis

With All-Star starter Luka Doncic sidelined by a sprained right ankle for the third consecutive game, Kristaps Porzingis provided the offensive firepower for Dallas. The 7-foot-3 Porzingis scored a season-high 38 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Mavericks to a 112-103 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night. ''That's something in the future I want to figure out, how I can be effective also when Luka is playing,'' Porzingis said.
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas, Indiana Pacers, Mavericks, Kristaps Porzingis, Porzingis, All Star, Pacers, Luka, Luka Doncic

Booker, Ayton lead Suns to 133-104 blowout of Mavericks

Devin Booker scored 20 of his 32 points in a decisive third quarter, Deandre Ayton had a season-high 31 points and the Phoenix Suns never trailed in a 133-104 dismantling of the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night. Booker started the scoring in the third quarter before the ball had even been thrown in, making a free throw after the last of three first-half technicals against Dallas was called against Tim Hardaway Jr. after the halftime buzzer. With the head start from Booker, the Suns outscored th...
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Dallas, Booker, Ayton, Suns, Devin Booker, Mavericks, Tim Hardaway Jr, DeAndre Ayton, Booker the Suns

Doncic scores 29, leads Mavericks past Thunder, 107-97

Kobe Bryant's death fully registered with Luka Doncic in the midst of a game. Doncic had 29 points and 11 rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 107-97 Monday a night after Bryant, one of the NBA's all-time greats, was involved in a fatal helicopter crash. When the game started following a moment of silence, the Mavericks took an 8-second violation in honor of the number Bryant wore to start his NBA career.
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Mavericks, Bryant, Luka Doncic, Doncic

Benn’s 2nd Goal in OT Pushes Stars Past Lightning 3-2

DALLAS — Jamie Benn scored his second goal 2:07 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Monday night. Steven Stamkos had both goals for Tampa Bay, including the tying score with 1:26 left in regulation. Benn got the winner after a turnover by Brayden Point, who then appeared to grab the Stars captain from behind before his backhander past All-Star goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy. Vasilevskiy is 11-0-2 in his last 13 decisions, including Tampa Bay’s 4-3 overt...
Tags: Minnesota, Toronto, Sport, Mark Cuban, Nba, Lightning, Dallas, Kobe Bryant, Hockey, NHL, Tampa Bay Lightning, Dallas Stars, Tyler Seguin, Tampa Bay, Mavericks, Ben Bishop

Heisler: Kobe he was, Kobe he remained, Kobe he left us too soon

In the end, Kobe Bryant didn’t need to be one of the NBA’s star of stars to be remembered, but he was one. This isn’t the end of his playing career that we always talked about, but the real end that came all too soon in that devastating helicopter crash, reminding us not of Kobe’s basketball career but how precious each day of his life was, and ours is. People around the world came together to mourn as they do in few instances. There was a moment of silence at the Grammy Awards. Fans at the NFL’...
Tags: Obama, Sports, Alabama, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Gigi, Michael Jordan, Mark Cuban, Nba, Dallas, Philadelphia, Espn, Lebron James, Kobe Bryant

#BlackMambaForever: Remembering a Legend After a Tragic Death

On April 13th of 2016, the Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant stepped to the free-throw line in the Staples Center. They held a one-point lead over the Utah Jazz with just under fifteen seconds left in regulation. The arena was filled with a deafening cheer of “MVP! MVP! MVP!” The Black Mamba arrived at the line, and he proceeded to sink both free throws, solidifying the Lakers’ victory and scoring his fifty-ninth and sixtieth point of the night consecutively. It was the last time he’d play in an NBA...
Tags: Celebs, Sports, Los Angeles, Gigi, Nba, Pop Culture, Jazz, Kobe Bryant, Lakers, Black Mamba, Dirk Nowitzki, Utah Jazz, Mavericks, Bryant, Golden State, Wilt Chamberlain

Mark Cuban says no Mavericks player will wear No. 24 again in honor of Kobe

Kobe Bryant never suited up for the Dallas Mavericks, but his impact on the NBA and Mark Cuban is undeniable. As a tribute to Kobe — who died in a helicopter crash Sunday along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others — the Mavericks' owner announced that no player will wear No. 24 for the Mavericks again. Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban issued the following statement on the passing of Kobe and Gianna Bryant.
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Mavericks, Kobe, Gianna

Mark Cuban: No Mavericks player will wear No. 24 again in honor of Kobe

Kobe Bryant never suited up for the Dallas Mavericks, but his impact on the NBA and Mark Cuban is undeniable. As a tribute to Kobe — who died in a helicopter crash Sunday along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others — the Mavericks' owner announced that no player will wear No. 24 for the Mavericks again. Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban issued the following statement on the passing of Kobe and Gianna Bryant.
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Mavericks, Kobe, Gianna, No Mavericks

Jazz rally past Mavericks 112-107, have won 14 of 15

Rudy Gobert had 22 points, 17 rebounds and five blocks to propel the surging Utah Jazz to a 112-107 come-from-behind victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday. Donovan Mitchell scored 25 points and Bojan Bogdanovic added 23 for the Jazz, who have won 14 of their last 15 games. Luka Doncic scored 25 points for the Mavericks, who have dropped two of three after winning four straight.
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Utah Jazz, Mavericks, Rudy Gobert, Bojan Bogdanovic, Luka Doncic, Donovan Mitchell

Mavs complete trade to acquire Cauley-Stein from Warriors

The Dallas Mavericks completed a trade Saturday to acquire 7-foot center Willie Cauley-Stein from Golden State for a second-round draft pick this year. The Mavericks needed help on their front line after starting center Dwight Powell tore his right Achilles tendon, ending his season. The Warriors will get Utah's second-round pick.
Tags: Utah, News, Dallas Mavericks, Mavericks, Dwight Powell, Willie Cauley Stein, Cauley Stein

Report: Mavericks trade for Warriors C Willie Cauley-Stein

The Dallas Mavericks have already found a replacement for fallen center Dwight Powell. The Mavericks agreed to a deal with the Golden State Warriors to acquire center Willie Cauley-Stein on Friday, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. In exchange, Dallas sent Golden State a 2020 second-round draft pick, per Wojnarowski.
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas, Espn, Golden State Warriors, Mavericks, Golden State, Dwight Powell, Willie Cauley Stein, Adrian Wojnarowski

In trade about money/roster space, Mavericks send Isaiah Roby to Thunder for Justin Patton, cash

We have a trade… That shifts things around on the end of the bench in Dallas so they could create a roster spot forWillie Cauley-Stein (a trade that was announced later). A trade that is mostly about saving some and rolling the dice on a project in OKC. Dallas is sending Isaiah Roby to OKC for Justin Patton, a story broken by Shams Charania of The Athletic.
Tags: News, Basketball, Dallas, Mavericks, OKC, Cauley Stein, Shams Charania, Justin Patton, Isaiah Roby, OKC Dallas

Mavs sensation Doncic shares rare air with James as All-Star

Luka Doncic is set to be the youngest All-Star starter since LeBron James, yet another link between the Dallas sensation and the player he grew up admiring, even when he was already playing pro ball as a 16-year-old in Spain. Now the 20-year-old Doncic waits to see who James, as the leading vote-getter, will take with the No. 1 pick before the other captain - Doncic's fellow European and 2019 MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwaukee - gets to choose. All that matters for the Mavericks is tha...
Tags: News, Milwaukee, Spain, Nba, Dallas, Lebron James, James, Mavericks, All Star, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Doncic

Mavericks reportedly reach out to Joakim Noah to help at center

Dallas' starting center Dwight Powell is lost for the season due to a torn Achilles suffered Tuesday night. The Mavs have other centers on the roster, Maxi Kleber and Boban Marjanovic, but they want more depth behind those guys. Sources: The Mavs have touched base with Joakim Noah as they search for center depth in the wake of Dwight Powell's season-ending injury.
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas, Mavericks, Achilles, MAVS, Dwight Powell, Joakim Noah, Boban Marjanovic

Mavericks fear the worst over Powell injury

Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle fears Dwight Powell may have suffered a "severe" Achilles injury in a 110-107 defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday. Powell went down in agony late in the first quarter at American Airlines Center and had to be helped back to the locker room. The center will undergo an MRI scan on Wednesday and the Mavericks are fearing the worst, having only just welcomed Kristaps Porzingis back from a knee injury.
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers, Rick Carlisle, Mavericks, Kristaps Porzingis, Powell, Dwight Powell, American Airlines Center

Mavericks fear 'severe' Achilles injury for center Powell

Dallas center Dwight Powell sustained what the Mavericks fear is a “severe” injury to his right Achilles tendon in a 110-107 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night. Coach Rick Carlisle said the club would wait on an MRI exam to determine the extent of the injury, but said the injury was “feared to be severe. Powell went down with a non-contact injury with 2:57 left in the first quarter.
Tags: News, Dallas, Los Angeles Clippers, Rick Carlisle, Mavericks, Powell, Dwight Powell

Leonard scores 36 to lead Clippers past Mavericks 110-107

Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, Landry Shamet hit two clutch 3-pointers late and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-107 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. Dallas ended a four-game winning streak, and more importantly, lost a key piece in center Dwight Powell just as they welcomed back Kristaps Porzingis. Porzingis scored 10 points on 4-for-17 shooting in his return after missing 10 games with right knee soreness.
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas, Los Angeles Clippers, Mavericks, Clippers, Dwight Powell, Kawhi Leonard, Leonard, Landry Shamet, Kristaps Porzingis Porzingis

Kawhi Leonard, Landry Shamet help Clippers hold off Mavericks

Mavericks forward Maxi Kleber, top, fouls Clippers center Ivica Zubac during the first half of Tuesday’s game in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez) Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) gets fouled as he goes up for a shot against Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac (40) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic ...
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Mavericks center Powell injures right Achilles tendon

The Dallas Mavericks lost starting center Dwight Powell to a right Achilles tendon injury in the first quarter of their game Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Clippers. Powell went down with a non-contact injury with 2:57 left in the first quarter. The team later announced Powell had an Achilles tendon injury and he was out for the game.
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Mavericks, Powell, Dwight Powell, Los Angeles Clippers Powell

Minnesota State’s Marc Michaelis Injured

Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP via Getty Images Minnesota State swept Bowling Green in Bowling Green last weekend to extend their lead in the WCHA conference standings to six points over second place Bemidji State, and also moved ahead of Cornell to the second spot in the Pairwise Rankings. But their long-term prospects may have taken a serious hit when senior forward Marc Michaelis left Friday’s game with an apparent leg injury. Michaelis is on the short-list of potential Hobey ...
Tags: Sport, Ncaa, Hockey, Cornell, Mavericks, Bowling Green, Minnesota State, Hobey Baker, WCHA, Michaelis, Bemidji State, Chris Dilks, Mike Hastings, Mankato Free Press, Shane Frederick, Marc Michaelis