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Mavericks expected to decline Dirk Nowitzki contract option, sign new deal

The Dallas Mavericks are expected to decline the team-option on the contract for Dirk Nowitzki, which would have been for $25 million.

New deal for Dirk Nowitzki?

Marc Stein: League sources say Dallas has informed Dirk Nowitzki that it will decline his $25 million option for next season to sign him to a new deal.

Mavericks may be interested in trading for Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio

The Dallas Mavericks may trade for Ricky Rubio from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Only three teams have more cap room than the Mavs next year.

Knicks still focused on Frank Ntilikina with the No. 8 overall pick

The New York Knicks have their eyes on another international prospect. They're linked to Frank Ntilikina with the eighth pick in NBA draft.

NBA draft prospect Dwayne Bacon: “I’m ready to make a day-one impact in the NBA”

As Dwayne Bacon prepared to take the court at the Roc Nation Sports Pro Day, the small forward looked around the gym. The building was packed with NBA general managers and decision-makers including Miami's Pat Riley, New York's Phil Jackson, San Antonio's RC Buford, Utah's Dennis Lindsey,...

Mavs targeting Holiday brothers?

Jake Fischer: The Dallas Mavericks have emerged as serious contenders to sign Jrue Holiday and his brother Justin, according to league sources.

Ranking the top NBA Finals series comebacks

We've been here before. The Warriors are up 3-1 on the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals.

Secondary NBA combine helps teams find “guys who slipped through the cracks”

As representatives were interviewing prospects at the first-ever Professional Basketball Combine on the evening of March 16, Jonathon Simmons of the San Antonio Spurs was showing exactly why a secondary combine for lesser-known prospects is necessary and how it can be beneficial to NBA teams.

Mavs interested in Jrue Holiday

Ian Begley: One team that's interested in free agent point guard Jrue Holdiay? The Dallas Mavericks.

NBA Award Predictions Roundtable: Coach of the Year

The NBA Coach of the Year award is often a hard one to predict, but the staff here at The Smoking Cuban takes a crack at it in our roundtable.

Dallas Mavericks: Is the NBA’s Definition of “Old” Changing?

The Dallas Mavericks have historically been considered an "old" team. But, has the definition of the word old in the NBA changed over the years?

What a Kristaps Porzingis Trade Would Look Like for Dallas

If Kristaps Porzingis ever hits the trade market and Dallas came calling, what would a package look like for the Mavericks?

2017 NBA Lottery Mock Draft 1.0

The NBA Draft is just over two months away so it's time to debut our first mock draft heading into the draft lottery next month.

NBA Award Predictions Roundtable: 6th Man of the Year

The NBA 6th Man of the Year award is one of the highest awards that any player can achieve in the league. Our staff makes their picks.

Free agent look: Nerlens Noel

In Nerlens Noel, a team can find a quality starting big man for many years to come. But that's just the best-case scenario....