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5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

What Dallas Mavericks Need from Dirk Nowitzki Next Season

In many ways, the Dallas Mavericks are a completely different team. They have new point guards, a revamped roster, a potential new playing style and, to top it off, elevated expectations for the 2014-15 season.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Mavs Moneyball

Ellis and Parsons make appearances in SI's Top 100

In the first set of rankings -- 100-51 -- both Monta Ellis and Chandler Parsons make appearances. 2013-14 statistics a 19.0 PPG, 5.7 APG, 3.6 RPG, 45.1 FG%, 33.0 3P% a 16.8 PER, 4.9 Win Shares, 1.9 RAPM Ellis hasn't changed much in the last year, but a chance to play for a first-rate coach alongside a superstar scorer has clarified his optimal role.

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The Smoking Cuban

Power Ranking the Mavericks: Preseason Edition

Apr 12, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki and guard Monta Ellis during the game against the Phoenix Suns at the American Airlines Center. The Mavericks defeated the Suns 101-98.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Mavs Moneyball

Weekend poll: Which Dallas Maverick will have the best dunk this season?

It was a sad day when news came down that Vince Carter was leaving Dallas. The Mavericks lost a great teammate, fantastic 3-point shooter and excellent locker room spokesperson.

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Mavs Moneyball

Dallas Maverick 2K player ratings leak, Dirk Nowitzki moves up

In today's Five Out, we talk about NBA 2K player rating leaks, Chandler Parsons wanting to be in Spain with Team USA and a Tyson Chandler interview. 1. 2K SHOWS DIRK LOVE: NBA 2K15 is nearly upon us and a Dallas Mavericks roster has appeared to leak onto the internet.

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Rant Sports

Predicting the Dallas Mavericks' Player Rotation For 2014-15

The Dallas Mavericks surprised a lot of people last year, especially in the playoffs when they took the eventual champion San Antonio Spurs to seven games in the first round. Dirk Nowitzki has always been their leader, but the team has struggled to surround him with the right group of talent since their title in 2011.

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Star-Telegram.com

NBA notes: Ferry takes leave of absence; Dirk movie premiere set

Under fire for making racially charged comments about a player, Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday. Hawks CEO Steve Koonin had resisted calls for Ferry to be dismissed, but said the 47-year-old GM asked for the leave.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Brian Cardinal, Tyson Chandler, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, New York Knicks

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

NBA notes: Ferry takes leave of absence; Dirk movie premiere set

Under fire for making racially charged comments about a player, Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday. Hawks CEO Steve Koonin had resisted calls for Ferry to be dismissed, but said the 47-year-old GM asked for the leave.

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Mavs Moneyball

Dallas Maverick 2K player ratings leak, Dirk Nowitzki moves up

In today's Five Out, we talk about NBA 2K player rating leaks, Chandler Parsons wanting to be in Spain with Team USA and a Tyson Chandler interview. 1. 2K SHOWS DIRK LOVE: NBA 2K15 is nearly upon us and a Dallas Mavericks roster has appeared to leak onto the internet.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Tyson Chandler, Jae Crowder, Dirk Nowitzki, New York Knicks

Rant Sports

Predicting the Dallas Mavericks' Player Rotation For 2014-15

The Dallas Mavericks surprised a lot of people last year, especially in the playoffs when they took the eventual champion San Antonio Spurs to seven games in the first round. Dirk Nowitzki has always been their leader, but the team has struggled to surround him with the right group of talent since their title in 2011.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Jae Crowder, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, Brandan Wright, Shawn Marion

Thu Sep 11, 2014

BleacherReport

Can Dallas Mavericks Ride Intangibles to Another Championship?

But Dallas' capacity for Tyson Chandler acknowledged that a 'happy feeling' came over him this past June when he heard he was headed back to play for the Dallas Mavericks." "I enjoyed my entire time with the Mavericks and it was a sad process for me and my family leaving Dallas, especially after the amazing experience and amazing run that we had," Chandler explained.

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Swarm and Sting

How the Charlotte Hornets Match Up Against: The Dallas Mavericks

Feb 11, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats guard Kemba Walker dribbles the ball in front of Dallas Mavericks guard Devin Harris during the second half at Time Warner Cable Arena. The Bobcats won 114-89.

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The Smoking Cuban

Mavericks All-Star Preview: Step Aside Dirk

The 2014-15 Dallas Mavericks have the potential to have three all stars in their starting lineup- Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis and Chandler Parsons. In 29 seasons among the three, they have been named to the All-Star Game 12 times and yes, that's only from Nowitzki.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Parsons thought Rockets would match, but happy to be with Mavs

As the days flew by this past July following Chandler Parsons signing a three-year, $46 million offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks, the restricted free agent forward had one thought dancing in his head. "I thought in the back of my mind that Houston was going to match," Parsons said.

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BleacherReport

Can Tyson Chandler Transform the Dallas Mavericks Defense Once Again?

The Dallas Mavericks ' biggest X-factor this season will be center Tyson Chandler and his ability to provide a defensive presence like he did during the team's championship run in 2011. The Mavericks reacquired Chandler back in June by agreeing to a six-player deal with the New York Knicks .

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Smoking Cuban

Rumors: Dallas Mavericks interested in Zoran Dragic?

Thin at shooting guard, the Dallas Mavericks may have turned their attention to the younger brother of Goran Dragic according to reports. A strong FIBA World Cup from the Slovenian guard has drawn the attention of NBA teams.

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The Smoking Cuban

How will Mavericks' Big-3 mesh?

Feb 22, 2014; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Dallas Mavericks shooting guard Monta Ellis celebrates with power forward Dirk Nowitzki during the second quarter against the Detroit Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports Last season the Dallas Mavericks Big-3 consisted of Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis, and Vince Carter, or that's what Rick Carlisle told us.

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BleacherReport

Breaking Down Dallas Mavericks' Shooting Guard Position for 2014-15 Season

The hoped that they could curtail some of Ellis' wild plays and increase his efficiency, therefore turning him into a solid starter. Ellis' inefficiencies have been well documented.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Mavs Moneyball

Weekend poll: Who will lead the Mavericks in assists?

We all know Rick Carlisle's tendency to tinker with lineups. That tinkering reached a fever pitch in the 2012-13 season but seemed to mostly even out this past season with a starting lineup more often than not of Calderon/Monta/Dirk/Dalembert/Marion.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Mavs Moneyball

MMB Trial Post: A debate on who should start at point guard

Manager's note: This week, we will be publishing trial posts from our MMB finalists. With almost 100 applicants, thanks to those who sent an email.

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