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6 hrs ago | MSNBC

Mark Cuban gives Dirk Nowitzki permission to play in EuroBasket 2015

The Mavericks forward turns 37 next summer, but he has the go-ahead to compete in EuroBasket 2015, an opportunity for Germany to qualify for the 2016 Olympics. Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, has Dirk Nowitzki given approval for participation in the European Basketball Championships in Berlin in 2015.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Dirk Nowitzki (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Olympics

10 hrs ago | CBS Local

What's Up Dirk [VIDEO]

A year ago, Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki did a video parody of the well-known Geico Hump Day commercial. Dirk walked around Mavs offices asking people if they know what day it is, ultimately yelling that today is gameday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Chandler Parsons, Devin Harris, Houston Rockets

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Smoking Cuban

Power Ranking the Mavericks: Preseason Edition

Apr 12, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki and guard Monta Ellis during the game against the Phoenix Suns at the American Airlines Center. The Mavericks defeated the Suns 101-98.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Brandan Wright, Monta Ellis, Tyson Chandler, New York Knicks

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

NBA notes: Ferry takes leave of absence; Dirk movie premiere set

Under fire for making racially charged comments about a player, Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday. Hawks CEO Steve Koonin had resisted calls for Ferry to be dismissed, but said the 47-year-old GM asked for the leave.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Brian Cardinal, Tyson Chandler, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Monta Ellis

Lake Show Life

Kobe Bryant: The Great Debate of 24 vs. 8

Feb 16, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant speaks during a press conference before the 2014 NBA All-Star Game at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports With Kobe Bryant entering the final 2 years of his career as an NBA player, some questions come to mind; will he go out as productive has he has been his entire career? Will the Lakers be playoff contenders? Will he be in a position to win his 6th ring? Only time can answer those questions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs, Tim Duncan

Mavs Moneyball

Dallas Maverick 2K player ratings leak, Dirk Nowitzki moves up

In today's Five Out, we talk about NBA 2K player rating leaks, Chandler Parsons wanting to be in Spain with Team USA and a Tyson Chandler interview. 1. 2K SHOWS DIRK LOVE: NBA 2K15 is nearly upon us and a Dallas Mavericks roster has appeared to leak onto the internet.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Tyson Chandler, Jae Crowder, New York Knicks, Monta Ellis

The Smoking Cuban

The Forgotten Mavericks

Editor's Note: Aaron Clements is an 18-year-old college student at Harding University majoring in Broadcast Journalism. Aaron is the founder and one of three contributors for MavsNetwork , a Twitter account covering the Mavericks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Shawn Bradley, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Derek Harper

Rant Sports

Predicting the Dallas Mavericks' Player Rotation For 2014-15

The Dallas Mavericks surprised a lot of people last year, especially in the playoffs when they took the eventual champion San Antonio Spurs to seven games in the first round. Dirk Nowitzki has always been their leader, but the team has struggled to surround him with the right group of talent since their title in 2011.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Jae Crowder, NBA Players, Brandan Wright, Shawn Marion, Monta Ellis

Mavs Moneyball

Sorting Through Dallas' Positional Logjams

The Mavericks have built a stronger, deeper roster this offseason. But is there a risk to the depth that the Mavericks have accumulated? With the exception of Dirk Nowitzki, most of the players on the Mavericks' starting roster could be replaced by similarly quality players.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Devin Harris, Raymond Felton, DeJuan Blair, Brandan Wright, New York Knicks

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Swarm and Sting

How the Charlotte Hornets Match Up Against: The Dallas Mavericks

Feb 11, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats guard Kemba Walker dribbles the ball in front of Dallas Mavericks guard Devin Harris during the second half at Time Warner Cable Arena. The Bobcats won 114-89.

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Star-Telegram.com

Parsons thought Rockets would match, but happy to be with Mavs

As the days flew by this past July following Chandler Parsons signing a three-year, $46 million offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks, the restricted free agent forward had one thought dancing in his head. "I thought in the back of my mind that Houston was going to match," Parsons said.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players, Tyson Chandler, New York Knicks, Monta Ellis

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Tyson Chandler: Not enough time to explain 'respect I have for Dirk Nowitzki'

Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler and Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins fight for position during the third quarter of play in Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference Finals at Oklahoma City Arena in Oklahoma City, on May 23, 2011. Newly acquired Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler joined the Ben & Skin Show on KRLD-FM 105.3 on Wednesday.

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BleacherReport

Is Elite Rim Protection or Perimeter Defense More Important in Today's NBA?

Defense is tricky business at the NBA level. It won't win teams a title on its own, but no champion has ranked outside the top 10 in points allowed per 100 possessions since the 2000-01 Los Angeles Lakers .

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BleacherReport

Can Tyson Chandler Transform the Dallas Mavericks Defense Once Again?

The Dallas Mavericks ' biggest X-factor this season will be center Tyson Chandler and his ability to provide a defensive presence like he did during the team's championship run in 2011. The Mavericks reacquired Chandler back in June by agreeing to a six-player deal with the New York Knicks .

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Rant Sports

Dallas Mavericks Will Miss Shawn Marion

Now that Shawn Marion has officially taken his talents to Cleveland , the Dallas Mavericks are hating it. Well, at least Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and his cronies should - and will - be left with a nasty taste in their mouths when reality sets in.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Smoking Cuban

How will Mavericks' Big-3 mesh?

Feb 22, 2014; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Dallas Mavericks shooting guard Monta Ellis celebrates with power forward Dirk Nowitzki during the second quarter against the Detroit Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports Last season the Dallas Mavericks Big-3 consisted of Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis, and Vince Carter, or that's what Rick Carlisle told us.

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Detroit Bad Boys

Pistons hire ex-NBA forward Pat Garrity to front office post

The Detroit Pistons have hired Pat Garrity , a 10-year NBA player, as the new director of Strategic Planning, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Garrity spent the final nine season of his career in Orlando, including his final one under Stan Van Gundy in 2008.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Pat Garrity, NBA Players, Shawn Marion, Steve Nash, Los Angeles Lakers, Robert Traylor

BleacherReport

Breaking Down Dallas Mavericks' Shooting Guard Position for 2014-15 Season

The hoped that they could curtail some of Ellis' wild plays and increase his efficiency, therefore turning him into a solid starter. Ellis' inefficiencies have been well documented.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Monta Ellis, Devin Harris, Raymond Felton, New York Knicks

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Mavs Moneyball

Dirk Nowitzki considering playing for Germany in 2015 Eurobasket

After taking several summers off from national team activity, Dirk looks like he may rejoin his German teammates next offseason. In a lengthy video interview over the weekend, Dirk Nowitzki said he is planning on playing for the German National Team in Eurobasket 2015 to help qualify for the 2016 Olympics.

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MSNBC

Report: Charlie Villanueva weighing offers from Clippers, Mavericks

Five years ago, Villanueva signed a five-year, $37.7 million contract with the Pistons. It didn't go so hot.

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