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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard holds the ball while defended by Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Lillard pours in 61 to lift Blazers past Mavs, 134-131

Aug. 11, 2020 10:27 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Damian Lillard is simply willing the Portland Trail Blazers toward the postseason. The veteran guard tied a career high with 61 points, leading the Blazers to a 134-131 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night that moved his team into eighth place in the Western...

Dallas Mavericks Trey Burke (32) shoots under Utah Jazz's Rayjon Tucker (6) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Short-handed Mavericks use huge rally to beat Jazz 122-114

Aug. 10, 2020 6:49 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The short-handed Dallas Mavericks rallied from a 22-point deficit in the second half to stun the Utah Jazz 122-114 on Monday. Tim Hardaway Jr. led the Mavericks with 27 points and Seth Curry added 22. Boban Marjanovic had 20 points and nine rebounds. It was the biggest...

Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic (77) celebrates a three point-basket with teammate Dorian Finney-Smith (10) during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP)

Doncic gets 17th triple-double, Mavs top Bucks 136-132 in OT

Aug. 9, 2020 12:30 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 36 points in his NBA-leading 17th triple-double and the Dallas Mavericks scored the last seven points of regulation to force overtime, going on to a 136-132 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. Doncic also had a career-high 19 assists and 14...

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) passes the ball to forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) as Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holmes (22) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Doncic's triple-double sends Mavericks past Kings in OT

Aug. 4, 2020 6:24 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Luka Doncic punctuated a historic triple-double by making the tiebreaking shot with 1:57 left in overtime Tuesday and leading the Dallas Mavericks past the Sacramento Kings, 114-110. Doncic was sensational, finishing with 34 points, a career-high 20 rebounds and 12 assists. At...

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) embraces Phoenix Suns guard Ricky Rubio (11) after playing in an NBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Phoenix won 117-115. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Suns make it 2 straight in restart by topping Mavs 117-115

Aug. 3, 2020 12:56 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Devin Booker scored 30 points and the Phoenix Suns erased a double-digit deficit while their All-Star guard was on the bench with foul trouble, rallying for a 117-115 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night. The Suns have won both games in the restart after coming...

Houston Rockets James Harden (13)  dribbles the ball against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, July 31, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)

Harden has 49 to lead Rockets over Mavericks 153-149 in OT

Aug. 1, 2020 1:02 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — James Harden scored 49 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Dallas Mavericks 153-149 in overtime Friday night in their first game in the NBA bubble. Harden made 1 of 2 free throws before Trey Burke made a 3-pointer to get the Mavericks within 3 with about 15 seconds...

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic (77) and Kristaps Porzingis (6) celebrate a basket by Porzingis in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Dallas. The NBA restart means Doncic and  Porzingis are all but assured of making their playoff debuts in their first season on the court together with Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Restart sets up Mavs' Doncic, Porzingis for playoff debuts

Jul. 23, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

The NBA restart means Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are all but assured of making their playoff debuts in their first season on the court together with the Dallas Mavericks. While they have a few veterans to give them an idea of what's ahead, and some postseason experience overseas, nobody's kidding...

A crow sits on fencing erected around the Epsom Downs racecourse, in Epsom, England, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The Derby annual horse race will take place behind closed doors on Saturday amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

The Latest: Oklahoma athletics cutting $13.7M from budget

Jul. 2, 2020 12:43 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Oklahoma athletics department has announced $13.7 million in budget cuts it blames on fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, including a 10% salary drop for any employee earning at least $1,000,000 per year. Athletic...

Mavs add Burke after Cauley-Stein opts out of resumed season

Jul. 1, 2020 6:31 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks signed guard Trey Burke on Wednesday after center Willie Cauley-Stein decided not to rejoin the team for the planned resumption of the season. Burke spent part of the 2018-19 season with the Mavericks after coming over in the blockbuster trade that also brought Kristaps...

FILE - In this March 10, 2020, file photo, Dallas Mavericks guard Courtney Lee (1) drives around San Antonio Spurs guard Bryn Forbes (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio. Mavericks veteran guard Lee will be out injured when the team is scheduled to resume organized workouts next week. The Mavericks said Monday, June 22, 2020, that Lee injured his left calf during the NBA hiatus. The team said he would not be available when workouts start up again July 1, but provided no specific details about the cause or severity of the injury. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Mavericks guard Lee out after getting hurt during hiatus

Jun. 22, 2020 11:17 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Veteran guard Courtney Lee will be sidelined when the Dallas Mavericks are scheduled to resume organized workouts next week. The Mavericks said Monday night that Lee hurt his left calf during the NBA hiatus. The team said he wouldn't be available when workouts start up again July 1, but...