Texas governor, lawmakers honor retired Mav Dirk Nowitzki

Basketball 05/14/19, 16:34

Retired Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has been honored by Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas lawmakers for his outstanding 21-year career with the same NBA team.Nowitzki was in Austin on Tuesday to visit Abbott, who introduced the German-born athlete as the greatest player in the history of the Mavs and ...

Mavs say Porzingis involved in incident in native Latvia

Sports 05/12/19, 23:26

The Dallas Mavericks say Kristaps Porzingis was involved in an altercation at a nightclub in his native Latvia.After video showed the 7-foot-3 forward with a bloody forehead, the Mavericks said Sunday: "It is our understanding that Kristaps was jumped and assaulted outside of a club," without providing further details.Video of ...

Euro swap for Mavs: Porzingis joins Doncic as Dirk moves on

Sports 04/11/19, 19:33

Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are the Euro stars of the future for the Dallas Mavericks now that Dirk Nowitzki has retired after a record 21 seasons with the same franchise.The rookie sensation from Slovenia and the 7-foot-3 Latvian didn't get to play together in the two months after Dallas ...

Spurs beat Mavs 105-94 in Nowitzki’s final game

Sports 04/10/19, 21:53

LaMarcus Aldridge had 34 points and 16 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-94 on Wednesday night in Dirk Nowitzki's final game.Nowitzki finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds in the finale of his storied 21-season career — all with the Mavericks. Nowitzki announced he was ...

Nowitzki says goodbye at home, set to visit Spurs in finale

Sports 04/10/19, 02:41

Dirk Nowitzki notched season highs in points, shots and minutes before telling Dallas Mavericks fans that his record 21st season with the same franchise would be his last.Then the 40-year-old said he gave just about all he had in what he knew would be his final home game , which ...

Nowitzki stars in likely home finale, Mavs top Suns 120-109

Basketball 04/09/19, 22:14

Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-high 30 points and the Dallas Mavericks celebrated the final home game of the 40-year-old's record 21st season with the same franchise in a 120-109 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.Nowitzki hasn't said he's retiring, but the game-long celebration of his career felt even ...

Mejri, Burke lead Mavs past Grizzlies 129-127 in OT

Basketball 04/07/19, 20:26

Salah Mejri scored a career-high 19 points, including the tying basket in regulation and the first seven points of overtime as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 129-127 on Sunday night.Mejri, who had nine rebounds and four blocks, was 7 of 12 from the floor and made a pair ...

Jackson scores 24 to lead Mavericks past 76ers, 122-102

Basketball 04/01/19, 22:07

Justin Jackson scored 16 of his 24 points in the third quarter and the Dallas Mavericks took advantage of a short-handed Philadelphia 76ers lineup in a 122-102 victory Monday night.Philadelphia went more than 10 minutes without a field goal spanning the second and third quarters. Dallas took advantage to build ...

Burke scores 25, Mavericks surprise Thunder 106-103

Basketball 03/31/19, 20:02

Trey Burke had 25 points and eight assists, Dwight Powell scored the winning basket on a dunk with 21 seconds left and the Dallas Mavericks, playing without star rookie Luka Doncic, stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 106-103 on Sunday.Jalen Brunson had 18 points, Devin Harris added 15 and Dirk Nowitzki ...

Without Doncic, Mavericks stun Thunder 106-103

Basketball 03/31/19, 17:25

Trey Burke had 25 points and eight assists, Dwight Powell scored the winning basket on a dunk with 21 seconds left and the Dallas Mavericks, playing without star rookie Luka Doncic, stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 106-103 on Sunday.Jalen Brunson had 18 points, Devin Harris added 15 and Dirk Nowitzki ...

Dragic’s triple-double lifts Heat past Mavs, 105-99

Basketball 03/28/19, 21:02

Goran Dragic had 23 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second career triple-double, Dwyane Wade capped the win with a steal and score in the final seconds and the Heat moved back into eighth place in the Eastern Conference by topping the Dallas Mavericks 105-99 on Thursday night.Dragic ...

Fox scores 23, with key bucket, as Kings top Mavs 125-121

Basketball 03/26/19, 22:14

De'Aaron Fox scored 23 points, including a crucial basket to help Sacramento stay in front in the final minute, and the Kings beat the Dallas Mavericks 125-121 on Tuesday night.With the Kings leading by two, Fox drove and missed a layup but got his own rebound and tried again. The ...

Curry returns to score 26 and Warriors beat Pistons

Basketball 03/24/19, 22:04

Stephen Curry had 26 points, Klay Thompson added 24 and the Golden State Warriors rebounded a night after a blowout loss with a 121-114 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.The Warriors fell 126-91 to the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday, but that was with Curry resting on the bench. He ...

With Curry resting, Doncic and Dirk lift Mavs over Warriors

Sports 03/23/19, 22:08

Luka Doncic had a triple-double, Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-best 21 points in a rare start and the Dallas Mavericks capitalized on Stephen Curry's absence to beat the Golden State Warriors 126-91 on Saturday night.Golden State dropped out of the top seed in the Western Conference to a half-game behind ...

Kings bounce back after tough loss to beat Mavs 116-100

Basketball 03/21/19, 23:40

Marvin Bagley III had 22 points and 12 rebounds in his first game against fellow rookie star Luka Doncic, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Dallas Mavericks 116-100 on Thursday night.Buddy Hield scored 11 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, and De'Aaron Fox added 15 points and nine ...

Lillard scores 33 points, Blazers beat Mavericks 126-118

Basketball 03/20/19, 23:44

Damian Lillard had 33 points and 12 assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers past the Dallas Mavericks 126-118 on Wednesday night.Seth Curry scored 20 off the bench for the Blazers, who have won five of six as they try to secure home-court advantage in the first round of the ...

Nowitzki passes Wilt but Pelicans top Mavs 129-125 in OT

Sports 03/18/19, 22:50

Dirk Nowitzki passed Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA's career scoring list, but Elfrid Payton had his fifth straight triple-double to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 129-125 in overtime Monday night.Payton finished with 19 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. Dallas rookie Luka Doncic ...

Nowitzki passes Chamberlain for 6th on NBA scoring list

Sports 03/18/19, 20:54

Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks became the NBA's sixth-leading scorer Monday night with another of his signature long-range jumpers.Nowitzki took Luka Doncic's handoff and backed down New Orleans' Kenrich Williams before hitting a turnaround from the top of the free-throw circle with 8:35 left in the first quarter.The basket ...

Mavericks top Cavaliers 121-116 as Dirk closes on Wilt

Basketball 03/16/19, 23:18

As they watched Dirk Nowitzki's shooting heat up yet again, fans at the American Airlines Center thought they might be watching history Saturday night.Nowitzki will have to wait another game to reach his latest milestone, but his Dallas Mavericks got a much-needed win.Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Nowitzki closed ...

Jokic hits buzzer-beater to lift Nuggets over Mavs 100-99

Basketball 03/15/19, 00:21

Nikola Jokic hit a falling one-handed shot as time expired to lift the Denver Nuggets over the weary Dallas Mavericks 100-99 on Thursday night.Jokic rescued Denver after the Nuggets trailed by 12 early in the fourth quarter. He finished with 11 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists, hitting all four ...

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