The Dallas Mavericks selected three players in the 1985 NBA Draft, most notably taking Detlef Schrempf with the No. 8 overall pick. If Karl Malone had his way, things would have been much different.
Mark Cuban accepted Kevin Durant’s challenge to play 1-on-1 for a spot in the NBA All Star game. The Mavs owner says the reigning MVP has “backed off” and is unwilling to play.
Rockets GM Daryl Morey is a staunch supporter of advanced statistics. Charles Barkley thinks he’s an idiot. Mavs owner Mark Cuban sees the value in both perspectives.
J.J. Barea scored 15 of his 22 points in the third quarter, and the Mavericks went into the NBA All-Star break by holding on for an 87-82 win against the Jazz on Wednesday.
Dirk Nowitzki will replace Anthony Davis at the NBA All-Star Game, giving him his 13th appearance for a franchise that doesn’t have another player with more than four.
The Dallas Mavericks have signed center Bernard James to a 10-day contract with Tyson Chandler out for at least the final game before the All-Star break.
Tyson Chandler is out for the last game before the All-Star break, and Monta Ellis probably won’t play either.
DeAndre Jordan had 22 points, and Los Angeles beat Dallas by a score of 115-98 on Monday after the Mavs lost Tyson Chandler and Monta Ellis to injuries in the first 4 minutes.
Monta Ellis had 21 points and six assists to lead the Mavericks, minus Dirk Nowitzki and Rajon Rondo, to a 101-78 victory over the Kings on Thursday night in Sacramento.
Stephen Curry finished with a season-high 51 points, capping an effort that rallied the Warriors from a 22-point deficit to down the Mavs by a score of 128-114 on Wednesday.
J.J. Barea had 10 points while starting in Rajon Rondo’s place, helping the Mavs get a 100-94 win over Minnesota, which had Ricky Rubio back for the first time in nearly three months.
Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo will miss at least three games after breaking the orbital bone of his left eye and fracturing his nose.