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Mavericks Invitational: South African Grant Baker takes top prize

San Jose Mercury News - 24 Jan 2014
PRINCETON-BY-THE-SEA -- Grant Baker of South Africa didn't sound like the courageous champion he was Friday after taming treacherous waves at the Body Glove Mavericks Invitational. "Every single time you wanted to pull out," he said of riding the raw, ...

Mavericks finally get their man in NBA Draft

Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog) - 23 Jun 2017
Not that Carlisle and the Dallas Mavericks shook the NBA Draft on Thursday with their first-round selection of point guard Dennis Smith. What made history, of sorts, was that the Mavericks felt compelled to hold onto their No. 9 overall draft pick ...

Dallas Mavericks choose Dennis Smith Jr. at No. 9

Los Angeles Times - 23 Jun 2017
Smith had an up-and-down year with the Wolfpack, but still managed to average 20 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 2.2 steals per 40 minutes. An explosive athlete, Smith is deadly in the open floor and has the confidence to attack and finish above the rim.

Dallas Mavericks Options on Day of Draft

The Smoking Cuban - 22 Jun 2017
The much-anticipated NBA draft is this evening, and the Dallas Mavericks pick ninth. What are their options ahead of tonight's frenzy? The morning before the NBA draft, the news is swirling around the NBA. Various rumors, trade proposals, and mock ...

Mavericks get their man in Dennis Smith Jr.

Shreveport Times - 23 Jun 2017
More: Mavericks look to change poor draft history. DALLAS — North Carolina State freshman point guard Dennis Smith Jr. was still available when the Dallas Mavericks came up at No. 9 in the NBA draft — the same spot that led them to Dirk Nowitzki ...

Mavericks should have several good options in NBA Draft

Austin American-Statesman - 22 Jun 2017
Burch lists three point guards, a position where the Mavericks have struggled to find stability over the past several years, cycling through Jason Kidd, Darren Collison, Jose Calderon, Jameer Nelson, Rajon Rondo, Deron Williams and Yogi Ferrell ...

How have the performed in the NBA draft?

Dallas News - 21 Jun 2017
Let's face it, the Dallas Mavericks don't have a good track record when it comes to the draft. Since 1980, the Mavericks rank in the bottom third of the league in the advance metric value over replacement player, or VORP, for picks in the first two ...

2017 Mock Draft: Mavericks Select Malik Monk - 22 Jun 2017
2017 Mock Draft: Mavericks Select Malik Monk. The GameTime crew projects the Dallas Mavericks to select Kentucky guard Malik Monk with the No. 9 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. 2017 NBA Draft. 3:42. The GameTime crew discusses the potential impact ...

Frank Ntilikina arrives and gives Knicks hope in Mavericks fight

New York Post - 20 Jun 2017
French point guard Frank Ntilikina, after arriving at Liberty International Airport in Newark on Tuesday for Thursday's NBA draft, denied a report his preference is to be drafted by the Mavericks over the Knicks. Ntilikina, 18, reiterated the Knicks ...

What the D'Angelo Russell Trade Means For the Dallas Mavericks

The Smoking Cuban - 20 Jun 2017
As a writer covering the Dallas Mavericks, I instantly thought about what it means for the Dallas Mavericks. First, Dallas obviously wasn't interested in swapping the 9th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft for D'Angelo Russell. ESPN's Ramona Shelbourne ...

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