Monta Ellis started his Dallas career with 32 points, Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 and the Mavericks spoiled Mike Budenholzer’s coaching debut with a 118-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
The Mavs parted ways Tuesday with GM Gersson Rosas, a conflict regarding organizational roles possibly at the core of the quickie divorce. Team owner Mark Cuban expressed ‘disappointment’ in Rosas decision to leave after just three months on the job.
Nowitzki has two new guards in his starting lineup for the second straight year. Now the Mavericks have to see if Monta Ellis and Jose Calderon will be better than the pairing of Darren Collison and O.J. Mayo.
On the eve of the Mavericks first game of the season, veteran guard Vince Carter joins the Ben and Skin show to talk about the Mavericks best shooters and the future of the Slam Dunk Contest.
Gersson Rosas has resigned as general manager of the Dallas Mavericks just three months into his new job.
The Mavericks have requested waivers on 7-foot center Fab Melo and three other players. With Tuesday’s moves, the Mavericks roster is now stands at 16.
To say Carlisle is emphasizing defense is like saying Nowitzki didn’t enjoy a second straight year without a playoff win after leading the franchise to its first championship in 2011.
Shawn Marion had 18 points and Monta Ellis added another 13 points to help the Mavericks beat the Pacers 92-85 in a preseason game on Wednesday night.
The Mavs believe they have the makings of a premier two-man game with newcomer Monta Ellis joining Dirk Nowitzki. But they need a third man to run the show – and at Tuesday’s practice they got one of their first long looks at the man for the job.
The coolest dude in Dallas, Dirk Nowitzki, joined the Ben and Skin show yesterday to talk about fatherhood and the social awkwardness of Coach Carlisle.
Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle calls in to the Ben and Skin show, to discuss his thoughts with training camp nearing, and also to discuss his poor performance in NFL picks.
The Mavericks jersey design contest has entered it’s final phase – and owner Mark Cuban wants the fans to weigh in.