A 51-point donkey kicking could only happen to the Clippers

Extremely lopsided defeats are often seen in high school basketball and even college basketball but it is rare to see an nba game where the preseason broadcast lasts longer than the competitive portion of the game itself. Unfortunately for basketball and/or Clippers fans, this was the for their game , and I use that term very loosely. The Clippers were absolutely laid waste to by the Dallas Mavericks 124-73 in a matchup that was settled pretty early on. The Clippers never lead in the ball game and the 4-2 deficit…

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NBA releases Christmas Day schedule

Christmas Day is one of the biggest days for the NBA, which likely played a role in the league trying to get the upcoming season started when it shall. Tuesday, the league released the docket of games for the sun’s birthday. Here are the slate of games: Pelicans @ Heat (12pm ET) Warriors @ Bucks (2:30pm ET) Nets @ Celtics (5pm ET) Mavericks @ Lakers (8pm ET) Clippers @ Nuggets (10:30pm ET)

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Mavericks could be looking to add third star player

From B/R’s Mike Chiari : The Dallas Mavericks have reportedly expressed trade interest in multiple players as they attempt to add a secondary playmaker in support of superstar guard Luka Doncic.  According to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer, Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo, Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine and Brooklyn Netsguard Spencer Dinwiddie are among the players the Mavs have set their sights on. Last season, the Mavericks went 43-32 and returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2015-16, but they are likely at least one star player away from truly being a championship contender. Any of the…

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Kristaps Porzingis has right knee surgery

Official release via NBA.com: The Dallas Mavericks announced today that Kristaps Porzingis underwent surgery to address a lateral meniscus injury of his right knee. Porzingis suffered the injury in Game 1 of the Mavericks’ opening-round series against the L.A. Clippers on Aug. 17. Porzingis will begin rehab immediately and there is no timetable set at this time.

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Dallas Mavericks team facilities to remain closed

Wednesday the Cleveland Cavaliers, Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers announcing they would reopen their team’s facilities this week. The Los Angeles Lakers soon after announced they had targeted mid-May to reopen theirs, while the Houston Rockets indicates they would hold off until May 18. Teams in areas that have relaxed stay home orders have the option to follow suit and reopen facilities, per NBA rules. The Dallas Mavericks will not be one of those ball clubs. Team owner Mark Cuban made that clear Wednesday. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports…

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Kristaps Porzingis to play against Clippers

Kristaps Porzingis will return to the Dallas Mavericks tonight , according to Dwain Price of mavs.com. Porzingis has missed the previous ten games due to right knee soreness and illness.

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Kristaps Porzingis to miss tenth straight game

The Dallas Mavericks will be without Kristaps Porzingis for a tenth consecutive game. According to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, right knee soreness is the culprit that is keeping the big man out of the Dallas lineup once more. Dallas has went 5-4 in his absence.

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Kristaps Porzingis – plan is to play Wednesday Night

Dallas Mavericks power forward Kristaps Porzingis is expected to play tonight, ending an eight-game absence, according to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon. Porzingis is averaging 17.3 points and 9.4 rebounds per game but has his play has been up and down, which should be expected as he is still working his way back from the torn ACL that cost him the last third of what turned out to be his final season with the Knicks as well as the entire 2018-19 campaign.

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