Dirk Nowitzki makes his season debut for the Dallas Mavericks as he sets an NBA record by playing in 21 seasons with the same team, but the Mavs lose to the last-place Phoenix Suns for the seventh consecutive time.
Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki made his 2018-2019 season debut Thursday night when he came off the bench against the Suns in Phoenix. It’s Nowitzki’s 21st season in the NBA, a league record with one team.
An ESPN investigation into health inspections at 111 North American venues found Globe Life Park in Arlington and the American Airlines Center in Dallas to be among the worst. But concessionaires there object.
The Dallas Mavericks beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-107 Wednesday night at American Airlines Center. It’s the first time the Mavs have beaten the Hawks since 2013. It’s the 11th consecutive home win for Dallas.
Jalen Brunson scored a career-high 17 points in just his third career start, and the Dallas Mavericks had a dominant 101-76 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday. Harrison Barnes led the Mavs with 19 points.
Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic scored 11 consecutive points in the final 2:49 Saturday night to help overcome an eight-point deficit and beat the Houston Rockets 107-104 at American Airlines Center.
The Dallas Mavericks won their eighth straight home game on Tuesday with a convincing win over the Portland Trail Blazers. The last time they won eight straight at home was their championship season in 2010-11.
Luka Doncic (hip) was doing better Monday, and so was Dirk Nowtizki (ankle). They were both well enough to play in a half-court pick-up game after Dallas Mavericks practice, and it was, at times, a spirited contest.
Dennis Smith Jr. lost part of a front tooth in the third quarter Sunday night, but the guard returned in the fourth quarter and made the play of the game to help the Dallas Mavericks beat the Los Angeles Clippers.
Star rookie Luka Doncic won’t play Sunday night for the Dallas Mavericks against the Los Angeles Clippers due to a strained right hip. The injury isn’t believed to be serious, but coach Rick Carlisle didn’t offer many details.
The Dallas Mavericks headed to Houston on Wednesday night with one road win this season. They now have two after a convincing victory over the Rockets and will seek a third Friday vs. the Los Angeles Lakers.
Dirk Nowitzki has yet to play this season, but the 40-year-old is doing more and more on the court during practices and could be a player for the Dallas Mavericks at some point during their next five games.