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Doncic signs $207M extension as Mavs turn focus to titles

Aug. 10, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

Luka Doncic welcomed all his bosses with the Dallas Mavericks to his home country of Slovenia to watch the young superstar sign the richest contract in club history. Now that the record rookie supermax extension of $207 million is in the books, it's back to the business...

Mavs make another backcourt addition with Reggie Bullock

Aug. 06, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks signed free agent Reggie Bullock on Friday, another backcourt addition for star point guard Luka Doncic with the club set to re-sign Tim Hardaway Jr. Bullock is getting a $30.5 million, three-year contract after averaging 10.9 points...

AP source: Mavs keeping Hardaway on $72 million, 4-year deal

Aug. 02, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks are bringing back shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. on a $72 million, four-year contract, a person with knowledge of the deal said Monday. The agreement came just as NBA free agency opened. The person spoke to The Associated Press on...

Mavs keep frontcourt depth by picking up Cauley-Stein option

Aug. 01, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks picked up the $4.1 million team option on center Willie Cauley-Stein's contract, opting to keep a player who provides depth in a frontcourt headlined by Kristaps Porzingis. Cauley-Stein came to Dallas in a deal with Golden State before...

Celtics get Richardson in trade as Mavs make salary cap move

Jul. 31, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics acquired guard Josh Richardson from Dallas on Saturday, a move that gives the Mavericks salary cap flexibility while adding young center Moses Brown. The trade involves teams with new leaders in the front office. Brad Stevens recently...

Mavs GM Nico Harrison starts NBA career with no draft picks

Jul. 30, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

Nico Harrison went into his first NBA draft as general manager of the Dallas Mavericks without a pick, which made for an interesting day. “It is a little weird because everybody’s congratulating me and thanking me and wishing me good luck for the draft, and we don’t...

Jason Kidd, GM Nico Harrison begin Mavericks' 'new chapter'

Jul. 15, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — New Mavericks coach Jason Kidd and general manager Nico Harrison were introduced Thursday by their new boss, who called it “a new chapter” for a franchise that had not changed GMs under his 21-year ownership and has not won a playoff series since winning the 2011 NBA...

Mavs welcome back Kidd as coach, along with new GM Harrison

Jun. 28, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks welcomed back former point guard Jason Kidd as their coach Monday along with new general manager Nico Harrison. Kidd returns to the Mavericks nine years after backing out on an oral agreement to re-sign in free agency for what ended up...