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 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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Porzingis to sit out tonight against Thunder

Those of you who have been chomping at the bit to see Kristaps Porzingis for the first time in game time action since his acquisition by the Dallas Mavericks will have to wait a little longer. Brad Townsend, who covers the Mavericks for the Dallas Morning News , reports that Porzingis will sit out the team’s preseason game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, because of their back-to-back. He will play on Wednesday against the Pistons. After tearing his ACL February 6, 2018, Porzingis missed the rest of that season and…

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Goran Dragic not involved in Butler deal

In the sign and trade that sent Jimmy Butler to the Miami Heat in exchange for Josh Richardson , it was previously reported that point guard Goran Dragic was going to Dallas, but apparently that will not be the case. The New York Times’ Marc Stein reported that forwards Derrick Jones and Kelly Olynyck were the heat players that ended getting sent to Dallas. Stein added that it was initially headed to the Mavericks but Dallas decided not to go that route to retain financial flexibility for other roster moves…

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Doncic out against Thunder with thigh contusion

According to the Dallas Morning News’ Brad Townsend, Dallas Mavericks rookie extraordinaire Luka Doncic will Sunday’s road game against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a right high contusion. Doncic suffered the injury after gettting hit on knee during the team’s game against the Miami Heat on Thursday. Townsend also added that Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle has indicated that the team will take a “cautions approach” with Doncic. Doncic is enjoying a very productive rookie session, posting per game averages of 21.1 points, 7.6 rebounds 5.9 assists and has impressed…

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