2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
42-30, 1st in Southwest
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7hTim MacMahon

Carlisle to Pacers, backs Kidd for Mavericks job

The Indiana Pacers hired Rick Carlisle as their new head coach Thursday. Carlisle resigned as the Mavericks' coach last week after 13 seasons with that franchise and is endorsing Jason Kidd to replace him as coach.

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6dTim MacMahon

Dirk to advise Mavs, help with coach, GM search

Dirk Nowitzki has rejoined the Mavericks as a special adviser to the franchise, where he will assist with the searches for coach and general manager and provide other front-office input.

6d

Hour 3: Luka Love

Alan Hahn and Keyshawn Johnson begin the third hour discussing the implosion of the Mavericks and what it could mean moving forward for Luka Doncic and his future. Bruce Bowen joins the show to talk defense and Mike Daniels of the Bengals discusses what Juneteenth means to him.

What will it take for the Mavericks to keep Luka Doncic? (1:30)
7d
Woj confident Carlisle will land with another team after Mavs departure (1:47)
7d

Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider 

Rick Carlisle -- who led Dallas to the 2011 NBA championship -- informed Mavericks owner Mark Cuban today that he won't be returning as coach next season, Carlisle told ESPN. Carlisle had two years left on his contract. He spent 13 seasons as Mavericks coach.

Keyshawn's top five future faces of the NBA (2:49)
7d
Spears: Doncic isn't happy with Nelson's departure from the Mavs (1:02)
8d
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8dTim MacMahon

Longtime Mavs exec Nelson out after 24 seasons

Longtime Mavericks president of basketball operations and general manager Donnie Nelson is out after 24 seasons with the franchise, the team announced Wednesday.

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9dTim Bontemps

MVP Jokic, Steph highlight All-NBA selections

Nikola Jokic and Stephen Curry were joined on the first team by Luka Doncic, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kawhi Leonard as the All-NBA selections were announced Tuesday night.

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16dKevin Arnovitz

Why Luka and Trae represent the next generation of NBA superstars

For the first time in 15 years, the rest of the NBA playoffs will be played without Kobe Bryant, LeBron James or Stephen Curry. And yet there have been similar snarls, bows and viral moments, courtesy of two 22-year-olds.

16d

Bomani: Luka needs help…and am I thinking about getting on that Hawks narcotic again?

Bomani Jones goes in on the Mavericks for bowing out to the Clippers despite the heroics of Luka Doncic (1:21) and shares why he is re-thinking getting back on the Hawks “narcotic” (17:56). Plus, an IYHH including Amazon using your “Echo” to build a wi-fi network (29:51) and your voicemails from that time when you went to extraordinary lengths to retrieve “your money” (41:01). IYHH Stories @publicbill shares the ‘time has come’ for a global pandemic treaty, WHO says: https://n.pr/34WSRso @NathanBomey on Tesla activating cabin camera for monitoring drivers using Autopilot: https://bit.ly/3w00uKg @brettmolina23 on Amazon’s ‘Sidewalk’ feature that will share your internet connection: https://bit.ly/2Si46sn

J-Will: Mavs need a better roster around Luka Doncic (1:00)
17d
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18dTim MacMahon

Luka on what he proved in series: 'Nothing yet'

Mavs superstar Luka Doncic scored or assisted on 77 points against the Clippers, the most in NBA history by a player in a Game 7. But his 46 points and 14 assists weren't enough, as Dallas' season ended with a 126-111 loss on Sunday.

Kawhi, Clippers eliminate Mavs in Game 7 to advance (2:33)
18d
Doncic: 'Nothing yet' proven despite historic numbers (1:02)
17d

This Just In  

Mark Cuban tells ESPN that he will not consider a coaching change. "Let me tell you how I look at coaching. You don't make a change to make a change. Unless you have someone that you know is much, much, much better, the grass is rarely greener on the other side." - Tim MacMahon

Team Stats

Points Per Game112.417th
Rebounds Per Game43.321st
Assists Per Game22.926th
Points Allowed111.113th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2019-204332.573
2018-193349.402
2017-182458.293
2016-173349.402