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Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) attempts a shot as Sacramento Kings guard Cory Joseph (9) and forward Harrison Barnes (40) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Doncic shines in return from injury, Mavs beat Kings 130-111

Feb. 13, 2020 12:24 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Before heading to the All-Star game to play with his basketball idol, Luka Doncic returned from injury to test a pairing that's a lot more important to the Dallas Mavericks sensation. The 20-year-old Slovenian and fellow Euro star Kristaps Porzingis will want to keep this up after the break....

Mavericks sign Kidd-Gilchrist after buyout with Hornets

Feb. 11, 2020 12:25 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks added veteran Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to their young core Tuesday as they close in on the franchise's first trip to the playoffs in four years. Kidd-Gilchrist, the No. 2 pick in the 2012 draft, signed with the Mavericks after taking a buyout from the Charlotte Hornets....

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) celebrates a dunk against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Clarkson, perfect Gobert help Jazz beat Mavericks 123-119

Feb. 11, 2020 12:30 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Another perfect night for Rudy Gobert against Dallas didn't feel much like one with a lead slipping away in the third quarter. The Utah Jazz and their 7-foot-1 center found a way to hang on for the win. Jordan Clarkson scored 25 points before fouling out, helping Gobert and the Jazz beat the...

Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier, left, beats Dallas Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. to a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Curry returns home, scores 26 as Mavs rout Hornets 116-100

Feb. 8, 2020 10:26 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seth Curry has watched his older brother Stephen have some memorable homecoming games at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte. He figured he needed one of his own. A motivated Curry was impressive Saturday night in his hometown, making his first 10 shots from the field — six of...

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) goes to the basket next to Dallas Mavericks center Willie Cauley-Stein (33), guard Tim Hardaway Jr., center, and guard Jalen Brunson (13) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Beal's last-second layup helps Wizards beat Mavericks

Feb. 7, 2020 10:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal's last-second layup handed the Dallas Mavericks another loss without Luka Doncic. They felt as though things slipped away well before that. Beal made a layup with 0.2 seconds left to finish with 29 points and give the Washington Wizards a 119-118 victory Friday night over...

Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) goes up to stop Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) from making a pass during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Morant leads short-handed Grizzlies past Mavericks, 121-107

Feb. 6, 2020 1:38 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are making big strides on the court and significant moves off it. Ja Morant scored 21 points, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Tyus Jones added 19 apiece, and the short-handed Grizzlies beat the Dallas Mavericks 121-107 on Wednesday night to move over .500 for the first time this...

FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo, New York Knicks' general manager Scott Perry, right, and president Steve Mills listen during an NBA basketball news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y. The Knicks fired Mills on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press. Perry will take over control of the basketball operations, according to the person, who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Knicks fire Steve Mills, begin search for new president

Feb. 4, 2020 5:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks made a big move before the trade deadline — by getting rid of the guy who would have been making their deals. They fired President Steve Mills on Tuesday, shaking up the front office at a most unusual time. General manager Scott Perry will take over control of the...

Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) cuts between Indiana Pacers forward Justin Holiday (8) and forward Domantas Sabonis (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Mavericks beat Pacers 112-103 behind big game from Porzingis

Feb. 3, 2020 11:01 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With All-Star starter Luka Doncic sidelined by a sprained right ankle for the third consecutive game, Kristaps Porzingis provided the offensive firepower for Dallas. The 7-foot-3 Porzingis scored a season-high 38 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Mavericks to a 112-103 victory...

Atlanta Hawks guard Kevin Huerter (3) is guarded by Dallas Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson (13) in the first half during an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Brunson scores 27 points, Mavericks beat Hawks 123-100

Feb. 2, 2020 12:03 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas coach Rick Carlisle described the first game without top scores Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis as a great challenge. The rest of the Mavericks accepted that challenge. Jalen Brunson scored 27 points in his ninth start of the season, Dorian Finney-Smith matched a career high with 22...

Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots as Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea, center, and forward Ryan Broekhoff watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Harden has 35 as Rockets beat Mavericks 128-121

Jan. 31, 2020 11:23 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's small lineup played big on Friday night to give the Rockets a win over the Dallas Mavericks. James Harden scored 35 points, Russell Westbrook added 32 and the Rockets built a big lead and held on for a 128-121 victory. Harden grabbed a season-high 16 rebounds for a Rockets team...