NBA Southwest News and Rumors
Don’t Ask Dirk Nowitzki To Try Another Bicycle Kick, But His Zaza Impression Wasn’t That Bad
dimemag.com Updated Jul 28 (yesterday)
Dirk Nowitzki is a highly skilled basketball player. He has earned millions of dollars plying his craft in the NBA with the Dallas Mavericks. In an effort to give back, he headlines a charity soccer match in his home country of Germany, so the last thin…Share Tweet
Dirk Nowitzki officially re-signed with the Mavericks this afternoon, but he spent the day playing in a charity soccer game in Mainz and showed why he should stick with basketball.Read more...Share Tweet
Mavericks sign free agents Hornsby, Warneynba.com Jul 27 (2 days ago)The Dallas Mavericks announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent guard Keith Hornsby and free-agent forward Jameel Warney. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.Share Tweet
Michael Jordan Can ‘No Longer Stay Silent’ About The Senseless Killings Of African-Americans And Police OfficersGetty Image Michael Jordan has had enough. The six-time NBA champion, majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets, and consensus pick as the greatest basketball player of all time released a lengthy statement concerning the nation’s growing divide between c…Share Tweet
Harrison Barnes Is Loving His Role On A ‘Ridiculous’ Team USA, And Not Thinking About Game 7dimemag.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)Getty Image Harrison Barnes hasn’t had a second to slow down, and that’s maybe not such a bad thing. The newly-inked Dallas Mavericks forward bounced right from free agency into training for the Olympics, and he hasn’t had time to reflect on his departu…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 23 (7 days ago)Getty Image After years of absorbing pay cuts to give his team financial flexibility, Dirk Nowitzki finally cashed on Friday when he signed a two-year deal worth $50 million to remain with the Dallas Mavericks. The organization was able to shell out in …Share Tweet
Hornets co-owner rips NBA, pols for All-Star exit in wild emailyahoo.com Jul 22The NBA on Thursday followed through on multiple previous threats by announcing it was pulling the 2017 NBA All-Star Game out of Charlotte in opposition to House Bill 2, a law passed in March by North Carolina legislators and signed by Republican Gov. P…Share Tweet
Mark Cuban Offers Free Tips To Hillary Clinton On How To Beat Donald Trumpdimemag.com Jul 22ABC Dallas Mavericks owner and alternate universe president Mark Cuban is offering Hillary Clinton some free advice on how to topple GOP White House hopeful Donald Trump. Welcome to 2016, where what once sounded like a lost episode of Celebrity Deathmat…Share Tweet
Hornets Minority Owner Has Wild, Bigoted Shit To Say About The NBA Moving The All-Star Gamedeadspin.com Jul 22When the NBA announced it was moving the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of anti-LGBT legislation the state passed in March, the Hornets reacted quite reasonably. “We understand the NBA’s decision and the challenges around hol…Share Tweet
Gregg Popovich ‘Can Never Retire’ Because The Spurs Continue Finding SuperstarsUSA TODAY Sports Tim Duncan has retired, and Gregg Popovich remains with the San Antonio Spurs. However, it was often thought that when Duncan walked away after his storied career, Popovich would follow closely behind. But now, Popovich, who is coaching…Share Tweetnba.com Jul 21The Charlotte Hornets and Chairman Michael Jordan on Thursday released the following statement regarding the 2017 NBA All-Star Game:Share Tweet
The City Of San Antonio Is Having ‘Tim Duncan Day,’ And Deals Are EverywhereGetty Image When Tim Duncan finally hung up his spurs with the – um – Spurs, he left a tall, stately hole in an organization and city that had spent 19 years with him at their center. The future still looks bright for the basketball team, but nobody is …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 21Moses Malone Jr. at Nike’s All-American Camp in 1997. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images) Moses Malone Jr., son of the NBA legend, thinks James Harden ordered his beating outside a strip club over a Facebook post critical of the Houston Rockets star’s basketball …Share Tweet
James Harden Looks Forward To Mike D’Antoni’s Rockets By Comparing Himself To Steve NashGetty Image The Houston Rockets laid an egg last year. On the heels of a Western Conference Finals appearance, they struggled to finish .500 as they buckled under personality problems and piss-poor defensive effort. They fired Kevin McHale within the fi…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 21A banner thanking Tim Duncan that will hang in front of San Antonio City Hall until Sunday, July 24, 2016. (Photo via @RSantosTV) The outpouring of respect and praise for Tim Duncan — the legendary and iconic San Antonio Spurs big man and future Hall of…Share Tweet
Mark Cuban Takes The Gloves Off By Firing Some ‘Late Show’ Shots At Donald TrumpDallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban doesn’t like Donald Trump, and he decided to express this feeling by Cuban telling some jokes on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert with Colbert serving as his hype man. A taste of his completely original comedy: “Donal…Share TweetThe recently returned Jared Dudley and Leandro Barbosa, seen here wearing “Los Suns” jerseys in 2010, will play two games for Phoenix in Mexico City this coming season. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty Images) The Phoenix Suns will play successive games again…Share Tweet
Not-So-Smart EjectionMar 20Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected from the game for flagrantly punching Spurs forward Matt Bonner below the belt.
Grizzlies Take Care Of MavsMar 20The Grizzlies got double-digit points from seven players in a 112-101 win over the Mavericks.
Warriors Cruise Past Shorthanded PelicansMar 20Playing without Anthony Davis, the Pelicans fell to the Warriors, who got 22 points from Harrison Barnes in a 112-96 win.
Spurs Rout CelticsMar 20Five Spurs scored in double figures in San Antonio's 101-89 win over Boston.