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Doncic hoping he and Porzingis “can do a lot of damage” on the court...

Following a whirlwind summer that saw him spending time relaxing on a boat overseas, and also doing so much exercising that he now has a set of six pack abs, Luka Doncic is anxious to get the upcoming...

Defense is his forte, but don’t overlook Delon Wright’s offense

For the Dallas Mavericks, one of the first calls in free agency was to restricted free agent Delon Wright. The 26-year-old Wright had just been traded to Memphis in February as the key piece in a deal sending...

Building bridges through basketball: Mavs, Dallas police ignite hope for at-risk youth

DALLAS – One-by-one, the youth waltzed into Conrad High School with a permanent grin spread across their face. They gently caressed their new black Mavs-branded shooting shirts and quietly sat along the metal bleachers, anticipating a day filled...

Dallas youth team set to represent the South Region at the Jr. NBA Global...

The big stage is set in Orlando as 32 youth teams from around the world, representing 75 countries, will tip off on Tuesday at the 2019 Jr. NBA Global Championship at the ESPN Wide World of Sports. For the...

Tough love? Jalen Brunson learned it from his dad (and Dirk)

As the son of an NBA player who survived for nine seasons in the league mostly on grit and hard work, Jalen Brunson knew his journey to the NBA would not be easy. His father, Rick Brunson, made sure...

Finney-Smith trying “to be that light” for kids at camps in Allen, Portsmouth

ALLEN – As a kid, there were no summer basketball camps taking place in Dorian Finney-Smith’s hometown of Portsmouth, VA. That’s why when the Dallas Mavericks’ forward got a chance to bring a summer basketball camp to his hometown,...

Intern recounts her summer working for the Mavericks

At the end of May, I was a newly-minted college grad at the University of Texas at Austin when I got a phone call that changed my life forever and set my career path into motion. I still remember...

For Mavs Gaming, it’s on to the playoffs with an eye on the title

It’s playoff time for the Mavericks. The Mavs Global Gaming team received a heartfelt sendoff Tuesday as the team headed to New York, where they will open the NBA2K League postseason Wednesday against the Boston Celtics. The Mavericks earned the...

Mavs partner with Dallas PD to impact area youth through the game of basketball

DALLAS – We are building bridges through basketball. The Dallas Mavericks are proud supporters of the NBA Voices initiative, that aims to use the power of basketball to break down barriers, bring people together and develop important bonds...

Cynt Marshall joins the “Dusty Attics” radio show to talk Mavs, music and more

DALLAS – Longtime Dallas radio icon Jody Dean recently welcomed Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall into the studio for his “Dusty Attics” radio show. “Dusty Attics” airs from 11 p.m. to midnight Saturday nights on KLUV/98.7 FM and Dean...

Sizing up the competition: Northwest Division

A July of massive player movement has changed the complexion of the NBA, especially in the Western Conference where the Mavericks hope to find a way to jump several teams and start a new era of playoff success. Based...

The “why” factor for Dallas Mavericks guard Daryl Macon

DALLAS– It’s always easy to perceive a professional athlete by their style of play. But what non-athletes or fans don’t know is there’s a story behind their love for the game of basketball. There’s a backstory and “why” factor...

Halleluka: Florida couple ties the knot in Mavs-inspired wedding

A Florida groom said he’s officially “Mavsried” after tying the knot with his beautiful bride this past weekend in a celebration at West Palm Beach, inspired by the couple’s love for the Dallas Mavericks. It’s a match made in...

Now that he’s in NBA summer league training camp, Finn Delany is on top...

As he laid his head on his pillow night after night when he was a kid, Finn Delany often tossed and turned with thoughts dancing in his head of one day being an NBA player. It didn’t matter that...

Q&A: Meet Finn Delany, Dallas Mavericks summer league rookie

Dallas Mavericks rookie Finn Delany (6-7, 225) is currently in the midst of his first NBA Summer League training camp, and Wednesday, Mavs.com caught up with the New Zealand native to talk about his off-court passions and hobbies. Delany,...

Beaming with international pride, Kostas Antetokounmpo looking for more this summer

Having come up as a product of NBA-sponsored youth camps in Europe and other parts of the world, Mavericks’ second-year big man Kostas Antetokounmpo took extreme pride in what happened with the league’s annual awards. It wasn’t just his...

Mavericks announce roster and schedule for MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019

DALLAS – The Dallas Mavericks announced their roster and schedule for MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 today, which will tip-off on Friday, July 5 in Las Vegas. The 11-day, 83-game event will feature all 30 NBA teams, along...

My Take: Jalen Brunson inspires youth, reignites my love for the game at recent...

The chorus of tiny voices chanting in unison caught my attention. “Jalen! Jalen!” they shouted. A few weeks ago, I showed up to Mavs Hoop Camp for one of my first assignments as a Dallas Mavericks intern. Mavs rookie Jalen...

Young Dirk was the first unicorn

Fresh off setting the record for longevity with one team, and bidding farewell to basketball, Dirk Nowitzki turns 41 years old today. He amassed 31,560 points in his incredible career, the sixth-most ever, and he retires ninth in made...

Rick Carlisle, joining Kristaps Porzingis at NBA event in Latvia, can’t wait to get...

The summer months are hardly the “offseason” for coach Rick Carlisle and his staff. For proof, look no further than the NBA’s latest Basketball Without Borders event that is taking place in Riga, Latvia, which just happens to be...

The Top 10 moments from Dirk Nowitzki’s 2019 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game

FRISCO – Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was named the Most Valuable Player as the Blue Sox defeated the White Sox, 17-10, on Friday night at Dirk Nowitzki’s 2019 Celebrity Baseball Game. It was the eighth straight year...

For Nowitzki, celebrity baseball game and other charity endeavors are mostly about disadvantaged kids

FRISCO – Before Dirk Nowitzki met the media Thursday morning to promote his annual celebrity baseball game, he first stopped by Dr Pepper Ballpark to have a meet-and-greet and photo opportunity session with several kids with special needs. That...

Nowitzki, who threw out the first pitch at the Rangers’ game, is enjoying pizza...

ARLINGTON – It’s very, very safe to assume that retirement really agrees with Dirk Nowitzki. “It’s been a blast,” the former Dallas Mavericks’ superstar said Wednesday night. “It’s been everything I’ve dreamed of – drinking everything and eating everything...

Mavericks newest tech center opens, complete with a spirited card game

DALLAS – Dozens of new techno-gadgets stood ready to connect a roomful of teenagers to hopes and dreams on the world wide web. And yet, sometimes a spirited game of Uno with a Dallas Mavericks player can override even...

Dwight Powell can put a new coat of paint on walls — and his...

DALLAS – Dwight Powell grabbed a roller and started putting new paint on the walls of the basketball gym at Voice of Hope Ministries on Dallas’ west side, then explained that he’s also hoping for a fresh coat...

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