2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
24-58, 4th in Southwest

Conversations about the 2018 draft

Kevin Arnovitz, Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz and Kevin Pelton discuss how a prospect's profile can fluctuate leading up to the draft (1:30), how to sift through the rumor mill (10:50), the top players in the 2018 draft (19:05) and draft night questions (36:10).


Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Shaquille O'Neal and draft prospects Mikal Bridges, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Marvin Begley III teamed up with JCPenney to host a day of mentorship for teens in Brooklyn with The Y!:

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavericks guard J.J. Barea won the 2017-18 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award from the Pro Basketball Writers Association. Barea earned the honor primarily due to his extensive efforts in helping his native Puerto Rico recover from hurricane devastation. Other finalists were Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant, James Harden and Dwyane Wade.


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dirk Nowitzki points to the Finals ratings as proof that the Warriors "are great for this league," even though their dominance was expected after signing Kevin Durant.


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

First baseman Dirk Nowitzki won't be able to run the bases during his annual celebrity baseball game tomorrow, but he plans on getting at least one at-bat. He says there have been some "ups and downs" in his rehab from ankle surgery.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Oakland's Kendrick Nunn has worked out for the Pistons, Suns, Nets, Bulls and Thunder thus far. Nunn, one of the NCAA's top scorers last season, has workouts scheduled with the Nuggets, Kings, Mavs and Rockets and will work out in front of nearly 100 pro personnel at the Impact group workout this week.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

According to Rick Carlisle, Stephen Silas has agreed to a multi-year deal to join the Mavs coaching staff. He will replace Melvin Hunt, who is leaving for the Atlanta Hawks.

29dJonathan Givony

Doncic wins Euroleague title; NBA decision 'soon'

Highly touted prospect Luka Doncic led Real Madrid to its 10th Euroleague crown over Turkish power Fenerbahce on Sunday. When asked after the win about his NBA future, the 19-year-old Slovenian said "soon I will tell."

Kevin Jairaj/USA TODAY Sports
35dJacob Wolf

Cuban: SCOTUS ruling doubled franchise values

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who has been outspoken in favor of legalized sports gambling, said Monday the SCOTUS ruling "doubled the value of the professional sports franchises in a second."

Cuban excited about Supreme Court ruling on gambling (1:27)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Statement from Rick Carlisle via text message: "Rumors that I have interest in the Milwaukee Bucks job are completely inaccurate. I work for Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Process will be heading to China next season as the Philadelphia 76ers will face the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA China Games 2018. The Mavericks and Sixers will meet twice on Oct. 5 in Shanghai and Oct. 8 in Shenzhen. This will be the first time the Mavericks and Sixers play in China. "When I played in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, I witnessed China's enthusiasm for basketball firsthand," Dallas Dirk Nowitzki said in a statement. "It will be a fantastic experience for our franchise to play in China for the first time. We're also excited about the possibility of reconnecting with two great Chinese players who played for the Mavericks, Wang Zhizhi and Yi Jianlian."

66dIan Begley

Mavs win pre-lottery tiebreaker with Hawks

The Mavericks won a tiebreaker with the Hawks on Friday to earn the third pre-lottery position and will have a 13.8 percent chance of landing the No. 1 overall pick.

Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images
68dIan Begley

NBA to hold drawings for draft tiebreakers

Random drawings by the NBA on Friday afternoon will break several significant ties in the pre-lottery NBA draft standings.

Dirk says he will return next year (0:16)
AP Photo/Aaron Gash
69dTim MacMahon

Dirk's plan: Play next year, then 'go from there'

Dirk Nowitzki says he never wavered in his goal of completing the two-year contract he signed with the Mavs last summer, adding that he wants to help the team "push through the tough times."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dirk Nowitzki on next season: "I'm planning on coming back." He said that's why he got the ankle surgery now.

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.328th
Rebounds Per Game41.327th
Assists Per Game22.719th
Points Allowed105.412th

Team History