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Dallas Mavericks writer for Sportsnaut.

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Goran Dragic, Dallas Mavericks
Aug 16, 2021
If the Dallas Mavericks want to take that next step forward in the 2021-’22 NBA season, a Goran Dragic trade is a must for the franchise.
3 reasons Kawhi Leonard will sign with Dallas Mavericks
Jul 15, 2021
The Dallas Mavericks are in ideal position to sign superstar Kawhi Leonard this summer. Find out why the Mavs have leverage over Leonard’s other suitors.
NBA: Dallas Mavericks at Cleveland Cavaliers
Jul 2, 2021
A look at three reasons why the Dallas Mavericks should re-sign impending free agent Tim Hardaway Jr. after a tremendous season from the veteran in 2020-21.
Nico Harrison, Dallas Mavericks
Jun 28, 2021
Here are three reasons why the Dallas Mavericks made the right call hiring Nico Harrison, including the impact on Luka Doncic.
Rick Carlisle resigns
Jun 24, 2021
Now the head coach of the Indiana Pacers, we look at four reasons why Rick Carlisle resigned from his job with the Dallas Mavericks after 13 successful seasons.
Dallas Mavericks GM
Jun 18, 2021
Who will be the Dallas Mavericks GM? Amid organizational dysfunction, we examine the top candidates to steer the ship in Dallas.
3 reasons why Mark Cuban must fire failed GM Donnie Nelson
Jun 15, 2021
Donnie Nelson drafted Luka Doncic, but has failed to build a real contender around him. Read more on why Mark Cuban should fire the Dallas Mavericks’ GM.
4 reasons the Dallas Mavericks crashed out of the 2021 NBA playoffs
Jun 8, 2021
Who is most to blame for the Dallas Mavericks getting knocked out of the NBA playoffs by the Los Angeles Clippers for the second straight year? Find out here.
What Dallas Mavericks must change to rally past Clippers
Jun 2, 2021
What a difference a week makes. After a blistering 2-0 start, the Dallas Mavericks come to Los Angeles on the
4 key Dallas Mavericks who need to step up against Clippers
May 25, 2021
The Dallas Mavericks are in great position to upset the Los Angeles Clippers after winning Game 1, but need these four players to come up big to win the series.
Dallas Mavericks, NBA Playoffs
May 19, 2021
One of the most hotly-anticipated first-round matchups of the NBA Playoffs is the Dallas Mavericks going up against the Los
Jalen Brunson
May 14, 2021
With the NBA regular season coming to an end, it’s time to give out awards to the best individual performances
Why Josh Green deserves more minutes for Dallas Mavericks
May 12, 2021
Josh Green is starting to work his way more prominently into the Dallas Mavericks’ rotation. Here’s why the promising rookie deserves added playing time.
May 7, 2021
Dwight Powell has gone from an injured afterthought to a vital piece of the Dallas Mavericks’ core this season. Find out how exactly Powell is shining of late.
It’s time for Dallas Mavericks to bench Josh Richardson
Apr 28, 2021
Josh Richardson is going from a prominent role player to someone who’s limiting the Dallas Mavericks’ ceiling. Find out why he should be benched.
Ranking Dallas Mavericks potential NBA play-in tournament opponents
Apr 21, 2021
A string of disappointing losses to the Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs, and Sacramento Kings leaves the Dallas Mavericks with
Dallas Mavericks
Apr 15, 2021
As the Dallas Mavericks battle for playoff positioning, here are three ways Rick Carlisle can fix the team’s clutch offense.
Why the JJ Redick trade should delight Dallas Mavericks fans
Mar 26, 2021
As the trade deadline expired, the Dallas Mavericks acquired JJ Redick and Nico Melli from the New Orleans Pelicans in
Mar 23, 2021
After Sunday’s 40-point shellacking of the Portland Trail Blazers, the Dallas Mavericks have won 14 of their last 18 games.
NBA games today: NBA TV schedule
Mar 10, 2021
After an ugly 87-78 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on March 3, the Dallas Mavericks snuck into the eighth
4 NBA trade deadline moves Dallas Mavericks must consider
Mar 4, 2021
With the Dallas Mavericks going 9-2 in their last 11 games, the previously embattled team is now the eighth seed
NBA games today
Feb 23, 2021
Despite the Dallas Mavericks slow start to the season, Luka Doncic has lived up to his billing as the preseason
NBA trade rumors: 5 reasons the Dallas Mavericks won blockbuster Kristaps Porzingis trade
Feb 9, 2021
January 31st was the second anniversary of the Dallas Mavericks acquiring Kristaps Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke, and Courtney
Dwight Powell rumors: 4 possible trade destinations for Dallas Mavericks power forward
Feb 5, 2021
After seven seasons with the Dallas Mavericks, it’s clear Dwight Powell’s time with Dallas is coming to an end. Head