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Possessions must be precious for the Mavs’ offense to take a big step forward

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We’re less than two weeks away from training camp, which means the NBA season really is right around the corner. Over the next couple weeks, we’ll be diving deep into the numbers to see how the Mavericks can return to the playoffs this season. Today, it’s all about the importance of keeping turnovers down.

What if I told you that last season’s Mavericks had something in common with the title-winning 2010-11 team? Something bad, actually. That would be weird, right? Well, it’s true. The 2018-19 Mavericks finished 21st in turnover percentage last season, the first time the team has finished outside […]

Mavericks sign Yudai Baba

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DALLAS – The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have signed free agent guard Yudai Baba (pronounced you-DYE bah-bah). Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Baba (6-4, 184) averaged 4.0 points and 2.3 rebounds in 12.0 minutes per game for the Mavericks’ 2019 summer league squad that competed in Las Vegas. He went 6-of-12 (.500) from the floor (1-of-1 from deep) and a perfect 3-of-3 from the foul line in Dallas’ four preliminary round games (the team went 3-1 in those games), but missed the club’s tournament game due to a right shoulder sprain.

The Toyama, Japan, native […]

With Doncic and Porzingis, Nash thinks it’s ‘a super-exciting time to be a Mavericks fan’

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Former Dallas Mavericks All-Star point guard Steve Nash finished in second place this past Sunday in the Dirk Nowitzki Pro Celebrity Tennis Tournament at SMU.

Nash, whose fifth child was born 11 months ago, granted an exclusive interview with Mavs.com prior to the sold-out tournament. Currently a player development consultant for the Golden State Warriors and a senior adviser for the Canadian men’s national team, Nash said he’s impressed with the roster the Mavs have put together.

Nash, 45, discussed a number of subjects with Mavs.com while he was back in his old stomping grounds to help support Nowitzki’s fundraiser.

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The key to a winning record? Taking care of business

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We’re two weeks away from training camp, which means the NBA season really is right around the corner. Over the next couple weeks, we’ll be diving deep into the numbers to see how the Mavericks can return to the playoffs this season. Today, it’s all about beating the teams you’ve got to beat.

We always hear that the biggest games of the season come against the best teams. In recent years, it’s been when Golden State comes to town. That might still be true, but now you’d also watch out for both L.A. clubs, Milwaukee, Houston, and so on. There are […]

Jet might be on a different runway, but he’s ready for a new takeoff with Legends

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Jason “The Jet” Terry has ended his NBA playing career.

But in true Jet fashion, he also said that he’s not done rolling down the runway. There’s just a new destination on his next takeoff.

The former Maverick star, NBA sixth man of the year in 2009 and beloved member of the 2011 championship team has joined the front office of the G-League Texas Legends as assistant general manager, it was announced Tuesday. It’s the first stop of what most experts believe will be a long career in management – either as an executive or coach.

He formally announced his retirement on Twitter […]