The Mavericks, owner Mark Cuban and coach Rick Carlisle have added Jenny Boucek as assistant to the team’s coaching staff. Her title will be assistant to the team’s basketball staff and special projects.
Keith and Kevin Langford, along with Justin Wesley, might be the best basketball family to ever come out of Fort Worth. The three brother’s prolific journeys, equal parts similar and distinct, were built upon a foundation of hard work and talent.
Mavericks' top pick Luka Doncic is favored to win the NBA's Rookie of the Year, ahead of No. 1 pick DeAndre Ayton. Former Oklahoma and Texas stars Trae Young and Mo Bamba are also among those to expected to challenge for the honor.
There are years when NBA free agency is transformative. Think 2010, when Dwyane Wade. LeBron James and Chris Bosh did the Big Three thing with the Miami Heat. Or 2016, when Kevin Durant jumped from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors.
Former TCU basketball star Kurt Thomas, who played in the NBA 19 seasons, was one of nine players inducted into the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame on Tuesday. All nine members of the 2018 SWC Hall of Fame Class will be on TCU's campus for induction ceremony in September.
The Mavericks struck quickly to acquire DeAndre Jordan but their work isn't done. Dallas is likely to add another player or two. Who is still available? Guard Marcus Smart and forward Julius Randle both have Dallas ties so could a homecoming be in order?