Latest Rick Carlisle News

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...

Luka's world: Doncic's Olympic debut getting rave reviews

Aug. 02, 2021 02:45 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Luka Doncic’s first Olympics have not been perfect, despite what the basketball standings say. He was defeated. Once. By the rules. Doncic was looking for tickets to go watch men’s tennis when Novak Djokovic was playing in the men’s...

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...

Pacers add depth by taking Oregon's Chris Duarte at No. 13

Jul. 30, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — First, the Indiana Pacers played it safe. Then they took a big swing Thursday night. They will soon find out if they hit a home run on draft night 2021. After selecting the oldest player in the draft, 24-year-old shooting guard...

Lloyd Pierce, 3 others join Pacers staff under Carlisle

Jul. 16, 2021 19:31 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers hired Lloyd Pierce, Ronald Nored, Mike Weinar and Jenny Boucek as assistant coaches for new head coach Rick Carlisle on Friday. Pierce was head coach of the Atlanta Hawks for the past two and a half seasons before he was fired in...

Carlisle brings optimistic vision back to Pacers bench

Jun. 30, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Carlisle chose the Indiana Pacers for many reasons. He enjoyed his first two stints in Indianapolis, already had strong relationships with team owner Herb Simon and president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard and thought the roster was a...