No contracts will be official until the moratorium ends on July 10. But there will be plenty of meetings, sales pitches and conference calls in the interim
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.
It all comes to a head beginning at midnight Eastern time, when the NBA free agent market officially opens. And much of it could be for naught.
It’s time Melo. Enough scoring titles. Enough paydays. Enough playoff disappointment. It’s time to define your legacy. You’re not getting this chance again.
The Dallas Mavericks have acquired Tyson Chandler from the New York Knicks.
The Mavericks don’t figure to alter their roster significantly on draft night because they go in without a first-round pick.
In America, these are not conversational comfort zones. So in a sense, Mark Cuban’s honesty about what we should all easily agree is an ingrained prejudice that is an unfortunate part of the human condition required a certain sort of ballsiness.
The Mavs and their star have to figure out how far they are from title contention after giving top-seeded San Antonio a tougher test than anyone expected in the first round only to get blown out in Game 7.
The American Airlines Center will open its door at 1:30 p.m. Sunday for a free watch party for Mavs fans.
Spurs guard Tony Parker has a mild left ankle sprain and will be re-evaluated before Game 5 of San Antonio’s first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks.
The Spurs regained their home-court advantage by getting a split of two games in Dallas, matching what the eighth-seeded Mavericks were able to do in San Antonio.