The last time LeBron was on the market, the Mavs politely downplayed their interest because they lacked cap space and could only pull up a chair to the poker table at the invitation of the Cavs.
The Mavs knew all along that Dirk Nowitzki would re-up in Dallas. The deal is reportedly in the $10 million a year range, for three years, with some creativity tucked in.
The Mavs pulled some ‘misdirection’ before Wednesday’s Carmelo Anthony recruiting session but, once all were gathered, were nothing but ‘direct’ with their free-agent target.
Carmelo Anthony will meet the Mavs in Dallas today and while there will be a dog-and-pony show, the foundation for Mark Cuban’s proposal will follow a four-step outline
Today is a big day for the Dallas Mavericks because they have a meeting with a free agent player who could make a big difference for this team the next few years.
As all-over-the-map as it looks, here is a profile of what the Mavs are looking for.
Other shoes must drop, beginning at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday with the opening of the NBA free-agency Shopping Season.
Where is Dallas roster-wise?
Free agency opens Tuesday, and it’s no longer just a means for players to make their situations better. That might be Anthony’s goal, but for players such as LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki, improving their teams might be the biggest benefit.
The Dallas Mavericks have acquired Tyson Chandler from the New York Knicks.
The Dallas Mavericks head into Thursday’s NBA draft armed with two second round picks. Donnie Nelson suggests they could make noise in Round 1.
The Mavericks don’t figure to alter their roster significantly on draft night because they go in without a first-round pick.
Rumors have surfaced that Carmelo Anthony would consider a move to Dallas. But does the Mavs’ 12-time All-Star think it might actually happen?