Latest Dallas Mavericks News

Suns extend contract of NBA's Coach of the Year Williams

Jul. 27, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have officially agreed to a multi-year contract extension for Monty Williams, the NBA's Coach of the Year last season after leading the franchise to a team-record 64 wins in the regular season. The team announced the extension Wednesday. No other...

Mavs trade into draft, get G League's Hardy at 37 from Kings

Jun. 24, 2022 03:51 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks general manager Nico Harrison can finally say he has made a draft pick. The second-year GM and his club traded back into the NBA draft in a deal with Sacramento, acquiring G League player Jaden Hardy after the Kings drafted him 37th overall in the...

Kings nab Iowa's versatile Keegan Murray with 4th pick

Jun. 24, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings selected Iowa forward Keegan Murray with the fourth overall pick in the NBA draft. A first-team All-American as a sophomore, Murray was the Big Ten’s leading scorer at 23.5 points a game and averaged 8.7 rebounds while playing...

AP source: Mavericks acquire Christian Wood for 4 players

Jun. 15, 2022 22:10 PM EDT

A person with direct knowledge of the agreement said the Houston Rockets are trading center Christian Wood, their leading scorer and rebounder this season, to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for four players and a draft pick. Boban Marjanovic, Trey Burke, Sterling Brown and Marquese...

Three Warriors make progress toward NBA Finals returns

May. 29, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gary Payton II is expected to return for the Golden State Warriors at some point during the NBA Finals from a broken left elbow that he injured when Grizzlies star Dillon Brooks committed a hard foul across Payton's head on a layup attempt during the playoffs' second round. ...

Column: NHL playoffs best show in sports; NBA a snoozer

May. 28, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

If you're looking for some excitement, forget about the NBA playoffs. They've been a total snooze, filled with blowouts and only a handful of must-see moments. The lack of drama has been especially striking when compared to the NHL postseason, which has produced one...

Doncic, Mavs now look to build on best playoff run in decade

May. 27, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic drew laughter from reporters by saying he would take about a week off after Dallas lost to Golden State in the Western Conference finals, ending the longest season of the young superstar's career. The question won't be a joke when Doncic is asked how much...

Warriors beat Mavericks 120-110 to return to NBA Finals

May. 27, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As the clock ticked down the final seconds, Klay Thompson began dancing on the sideline before nearly being moved to tears during a celebration with his teammates. After two major surgeries and two years of grueling rehabilitation, Thompson is rounding back...

Golden State Warriors advance to NBA Finals, beating Dallas Mavericks 120-110 in Game 5 of Western Conference finals

May. 26, 2022 23:23 PM EDT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State Warriors advance to NBA Finals, beating Dallas Mavericks 120-110 in Game 5 of Western Conference finals.

Warriors look to close out Mavs and get back to NBA Finals

May. 25, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors find themselves in familiar territory after failing to close out a series on the road and hope for familiar results when they return home. For the third straight series, the Warriors lost their first chance to advance while playing on...