NBA: Dirk Nowitzki Agrees to Two-Year, $40 Million Deal to Stay With Mavericks

Thanks to 2011, Dirk Nowitzki never had to pack up and go ring-chasing with his increasing age.  Instead Nowitzki is satisfied with the one ring he won and remains loyal to the Dallas Mavericks.  Though he has made $200 million in his storied career, he’s actually left a lot more on the table, all to benefit the Mavericks, the only team he’s known and loved.  Some expected Dirk to finally pack up and leave, to a championship contender and to get his just due, but alas he remains committed to Dallas.

NBA: Mavericks Agree to 4-Yr, $94 Million Deal With Harrison Barnes & Also Trade For Andrew Bogut

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With Kevin Durant selecting the Golden State Warriors, they had to make some changes to their roster to make room.  They began by renouncing Festus Ezeli, making him a free agent, and now as I reported before, Harrison Barnes and Andrew Bogut are on their way out too.

(Video) NBA: Mark Cuban Says He Won’t Sell Mavericks: ‘What Do I Need $3 Billion For?’

Imagine you get to the point where you say you don’t need $3 billion.  Those words were uttered by none other than Mark Cuban.

(Video) MILB: Lazy River In A Baseball Stadium?!

What better way to enjoy a hot day a the baseball park than to chill in a lazy river? Just ask Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki who go to test it out.

(Photo) NBA: Mark Cuban Posts Letter For Fans to Give to Their Boss to Leave Early For Mavs Playoff Game

Mark Cuban is the funniest and one of the most engaged owners in the NBA.  After the Dallas Mavericks stole homecourt in game 2, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 85-84 thriller, Mavericks fans are excited for game 3 in Dallas.  The game starts at 6 pm CDT (7 pm EST) and some people might arrive to the American Airlines arena a little late after leaving work.  Cuban posted a letter to excuse fans from work early so they can view his special, elaborate pregame speech.

NBA: Dirk Nowitzki on Zaza Pachulia: “We got him for a Gatorade cooler and he’s been phenomenal for us”

You gotta love Dirk Nowitzki.  He and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 93-87 on Monday night.  Nowitzki led all scorers with 29 points, but the Mavs were once again aided by the contributions of offseason pickup of Zaza Pachulia, who finished with a double-double (13 points, 11 rebounds) in 32 minutes as the starting center.

NBA: Deron Williams on Time With Nets: ‘Made me question if I even wanted to play basketball’

Injuries and disappointment marred Deron Williams time with the Brooklyn Nets and he’s since moved on to a happier and healthier time with his hometown Dallas Mavericks.  Williams says he’s enjoying the game of basketball again, something he hadn’t felt with the Nets.  In fact, playing in Brooklyn made him question whether he even wanted to play anymore.

(Photos) NBA: Mavericks, Fans & Chandler Parsons Throw Shots at DeAndre Jordan After Win Over Clippers

DeAndre Jordan returned to Dallas Wednesday night as he and the Clippers played the Mavericks and as expected, he didn’t receive a warm welcome.  Numerous fans held up signs clowning his freethrow percentage and comparing it to him not keeping his word.  As you know, Jordan took free agency by storm this past summer when he made an agreement to join the Mavericks then later changed his mind and decided to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: Mark Cuban Says He Saved All His Texts From DeAndre Jordan & Will Reveal Them At a Later Date

Tonight DeAndre Jordan and the Clippers will be in Dallas to take on the Mavericks and Jordan is surely to receive a harsh welcome.  It’s his first time playing there since spurning the Mavericks and Mark Cuban after agreeing to sign with the team then backing out and changing his mind, instead deciding to return to the Clippers.  Cuban hasn’t hid his feelings toward Jordan, often showing that he’s still upset and bitter.  In fact, Cuban says he saved all the messages from Jordan the infamous night, the Clippers “held him hostage in his home”.

(Photo) NBA: Damn! Dallas Mavericks Twitter Account Refers To Rajon Rondo As “Crappy”

Well Well…apparently the Dallas Mavericks social media team still has no love lost for Rajon Rondo. When the Mavs traded for Rondo last year it was met with hopeful enthusiasm but unfortunately it turned out to be a disaster for everyone involved. When a fan pointed out on twitter that another player involved in that trade has become a real help to the Mavs, the twitter account made sure to fire a shot at Rondo.

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