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Don’t expect the constant trade speculation around Wesley Matthews to stop next season

Editor’s note: This is the 11th in a series of Mavs player profiles about the 2018-19 roster.Wesley MatthewsPosition: Guard/ForwardAge: 31Size: 6-5, 220 poundsExperience: 10th seasonContract: Entering the final season of a four-year deal he signed as a…

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Overseas players dish on playing against Mavs rookie Luka Doncic: ‘It’s similar to Manu Ginobili’

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on July 9. Luka Doncic has spent the past few years dominating the EuroLeague. The Mavericks hope he can recreate the same magic in the NBA.HoopsHype’s Alex Kennedy recently talked to multiple players w…

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With such a crowded backcourt, here’s where Devin Harris’ true value comes into play for the Mavericks

Editor’s note: This is the 10th part in a series of Mavs player profiles about the 2018-19 roster.Devin HarrisPosition: GuardAge: 35Size: 6-3, 190 poundsExperience: 15th seasonContract: Signed a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum of $2.4 million -…

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Could Kostas Antetokounmpo be the Mavs’ best second-round pick?

Editor’s note: This article originally published on July 5.It’s time for another edition of the Mavericks offseason roundtable, where our panel of experts break down some of the most intriguing Mavs topics of the week. The roundtable is made up of Spor…

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Is J.J. Barea one of the most underrated Mavericks of all time? 

Editor’s note: This is the ninth in a series of Mavs player profiles about the 2018-19 roster.J.J. BareaPosition: GuardAge: 34Size: 6-0, 185 poundsExperience: 12 seasonsContract: Expiring deal that will pay him $3.7 million in 2018-19. He will be an un…

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10 things to know about new Mavericks center DeAndre Jordan, including his tattoo tales and Bill Russell comparisons

Editors note: This story was originally published on July 1, 2018Want proof that talent overrides just about everything else when it comes to professional sports? Here it is … center DeAndre Jordan, who brutally jilted the Mavericks in free agency ju…

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Backup C Salah Mejri is back, but don’t expect the Mavs to change his role 

Editor’s note: This is the eighth in a series of Mavs player profiles about the 2018-19 roster.Salah MejriPosition: Center/ForwardAge: 32Size: 7-2, 245 poundsExperience: 4th seasonContract: Signed a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum of about $1.6…

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10 things to know about Mavs guard J.J. Barea, including dust-ups with Russell Westbrook and his real height

Here are 10 things you might not know about the point guard J.J. Barea.10. His mother isn’t fooled by what the NBA says about his heightBarea is officially listed at 6 feet tall but in an interview with WFAA, his mom says he is only 5′ 10 ¾”.9. His si…

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Update: Michael Porter Jr. says Instagram like on comment bashing Mavs rookie Luka Doncic was ‘100 percent an accident’

Update: August 12, 9:15 p.m. The heat from the first potential beef of Luka Doncic’s NBA career has seemingly cooled off after Denver Nuggets’ rookie Michael Porter Jr. explained an inadvertent “like” on social media.Porter Jr. liked an Instagram comme…

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This is the big question surrounding Mavs F/C Dwight Powell 

Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a series of Mavs player profiles about the 2018-19 roster.Dwight PowellPosition: Center/ForwardAge: 27Size: 6-11, 240 poundsExperience: Fifth season Contract: He’s entering the third season of a four-year deal and …

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10 things you may not know about Devin Harris, including his 3 stints with the Mavs and his Guinness World Record

1. Star at WisconsinDevin Harris put himself on the map during his time at Wisconsin. In his final season with the Badgers, Harris averaged 19.5 points, 4,4 assists and 1.8 steals per game. That was good enough for him to earn the Big Ten Player of the…

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10 things you may not know about Mavs’ Wesley Matthews, including his love for Iron Man, his scary injury and more

Here are 10 things to know about Mavs G Wesley Matthews. Iron ManMatthews calls himself Iron Man and not because he once played in 250 consecutive games. He identifies with the character in the movie.”He’s human, but never appears it. That’s what makes…

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Myles Turner is home hosting camp, but eager for LeBron-less East

Myles Turner is expecting to do big things going into Year 4 with the Indiana Pacers. He’s changed his diet. He’s picked up yoga. Oh, and the NBA’s Eastern Conference … Click to Continue »

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Will Jalen Brunson be a steal for the Mavs? Here’s what needs to happen for him to see the court

Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a series of Mavs player profiles about the 2018-19 roster.Jalen BrunsonPosition: GuardAge: 21Size: 6-3, 190 poundsExperience: RookieContract: Signed a multiyear deal with what is believed to be three years guaranteed…

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Myles Turner showing local kids the NBA dream

Former Euless Trinity star Myles Turner is hosting a basketball camp this weekend at his old high school, and wants to motivate kids that reaching the NBA is possible. … Click to Continue »

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Breaking down Mavs’ 2018-19 schedule: Will Dirk Nowitzki go out on a high note like Ted Williams?

Even before Friday’s unveiling of the Mavericks’ 2018-19 schedule, Dirk Nowitzki made it clear what he wanted to see above all else: A manageable early-season workload.Thus Nowitzki, embarking on his NBA-record-tying 21st season, seemed to get his wish…

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See the Dallas Mavericks full regular season schedule for 2018-19

It’s finally here. On Friday, the Mavericks, along with every other NBA team, released their full schedule for the 2018-19 NBA regular season. Mark Cuban’s franchise will open the season … Click to Continue »

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Mavericks’ full 2018-19 schedule revealed: See when Warriors, Lakers visit Dallas; will Dirk’s finale be in San Antonio?

The Dallas Mavericks’ full 2018-19 schedule has been revealed.After opening the season at Phoenix on Oct. 17 in a matchup of top draft picks Deandre Ayton and Luka Doncic, the Mavericks return for their home opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves on…

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Someone blasted Mavs rookie Luka Doncic on Instagram — and Michael Porter Jr. liked it

Two of the most talented rookies selected in the 2018 NBA Draft might already be beefing. Maybe. On Thursday, Denver Nuggets first-round pick Michael Porter Jr. appeared to like an … Click to Continue »

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Rick Carlisle describes his recent visit with ‘really excited’ DeAndre Jordan — and why he had to cancel Slovenia-Luka Doncic trip 

It’s been 12 days since Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle traveled to Los Angeles to visit free-agent signee center DeAndre Jordan, but Carlisle has been out of pocket and we finally caught up with via cellphone from Orlando, where he gave a clinic during …

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