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2018 Schedule
24-58, 4th in Southwest
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6hJonathan Givony

Doncic wins Euroleague title; NBA decision 'soon'

Highly touted prospect Luka Doncic led Real Madrid to its 10th Euroleague crown over Turkish power Fenerbahce on Sunday. When asked after the win about his NBA future, the 19-year-old Slovenian said "soon I will tell."

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5dJacob Wolf

Cuban: SCOTUS ruling doubled franchise values

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who has been outspoken in favor of legalized sports gambling, said Monday the SCOTUS ruling "doubled the value of the professional sports franchises in a second."

Cuban excited about Supreme Court ruling on gambling (1:27)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Statement from Rick Carlisle via text message: "Rumors that I have interest in the Milwaukee Bucks job are completely inaccurate. I work for Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Process will be heading to China next season as the Philadelphia 76ers will face the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA China Games 2018. The Mavericks and Sixers will meet twice on Oct. 5 in Shanghai and Oct. 8 in Shenzhen. This will be the first time the Mavericks and Sixers play in China. "When I played in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, I witnessed China's enthusiasm for basketball firsthand," Dallas Dirk Nowitzki said in a statement. "It will be a fantastic experience for our franchise to play in China for the first time. We're also excited about the possibility of reconnecting with two great Chinese players who played for the Mavericks, Wang Zhizhi and Yi Jianlian."

NBA
37dIan Begley

Mavs win pre-lottery tiebreaker with Hawks

The Mavericks won a tiebreaker with the Hawks on Friday to earn the third pre-lottery position and will have a 13.8 percent chance of landing the No. 1 overall pick.

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39dIan Begley

NBA to hold drawings for draft tiebreakers

Random drawings by the NBA on Friday afternoon will break several significant ties in the pre-lottery NBA draft standings.

Dirk says he will return next year (0:16)
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40dTim MacMahon

Dirk's plan: Play next year, then 'go from there'

Dirk Nowitzki says he never wavered in his goal of completing the two-year contract he signed with the Mavs last summer, adding that he wants to help the team "push through the tough times."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dirk Nowitzki on next season: "I'm planning on coming back." He said that's why he got the ankle surgery now.

Motley drains clutch 3-pointer to tie game (0:26)
Finney-Smith soars for one-handed slam (0:19)
Barnes delivers emphatic slam (0:17)
Kleber beats halftime buzzer with jumper (0:16)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: Mavs guard J.J. Barea will miss the final few games of the season due to a left oblique strain. Barea, a 12-year veteran, averaged career highs in points (11.6 per game) and assists (6.3) this season.

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46dTim MacMahon

Nowitzki has ankle surgery, out for season

Dirk Nowitzki will miss the remainder of the Mavericks' season after undergoing surgery on his left ankle Thursday morning, the team announced.

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.328th
Rebounds Per Game41.327th
Assists Per Game22.719th
Points Allowed105.412th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-182458.293
2016-173349.402
2015-164240.512
2014-155032.610
2013-144933.598