DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 26 points in the teenager’s home debut, Dennis Smith Jr. converted a tiebreaking three-point play with six seconds left and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 140-136 in a wild offensive game Saturday night. 333 more words
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Every year in the NBA, amazing things happen. It’s right there in that old league slogan, “Where amazing happens.” Some of the amazing things that happen during a typical season involve amazing players doing amazing things for so long that they bypass somewhere between many and all of the other amazing players in the history of the NBA on all-time leaderboards. 1,132 more words
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Dirk Nowitzki’s debut in his record 21st season with the Dallas Mavericks won’t be in the opener.
Coach Rick Carlisle said Friday the 40-year-old Nowitzki will miss “multiple weeks” with a longer-than-expected recovery from left ankle surgery in April. 120 more words
DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki hasn’t won a playoff series since leading the Dallas Mavericks to their only championship in 2011 and has watched the franchise’s steady slide to depths not seen since he was the fresh-faced rookie out of Europe 20 years ago. 443 more words
The Dallas Mavericks’ path back to the postseason isn’t too hard to imagine. Between the addition of DeAndre Jordan in free agency and Luka Doncic in the 2018 NBA Draft, along with the hopes that Dennis Smith Jr. 346 more words