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Spurs, Mavericks to pursue LaMarcus Aldridge in free agency

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LaMarcus Aldridge is one of the best front-court players in the NBA, and the Portland Trail Blazers are hoping to figure out how to lock him up long-term this offseason as he hits free agency. They aren’t going to be alone in their pursuit of Aldridge, and both the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks are expected to pursue him ...

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Why Rajon Rondo should sign with the Indiana Pacers

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Rajon Rondo appears to have concluded his tenure with the Dallas Mavericks after being ruled out indefinitely due to a back injury. Head coach Rick Carlisle made it clear that he doesn’t envision Rondo playing another game in a Mavericks jersey, and there is quite a bit of drama surrounding the Mavericks as they are down 2-0 in their series ...

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Report: Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with back injury

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Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo has been ruled out indefinitely with a back injury, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. Rondo had four points in 10 minutes in the Mavericks Game 2 loss to the Houston Rockets.  He played only 34 seconds in the second half. Coach Rick Carlisle was asked about Rondo’s effort in Game 2, but said nothing about an injury. “You can ...

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Rajon Rondo could sign max deal with Los Angeles Lakers?

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The Dallas Mavericks acquired point guard Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics earlier this season, and there is still a chance that he could re-sign long-term with them this offseason. That being said, he has been frustrated with his role quite often during his tenure with the Mavericks. Before the Mavericks ended up acquiring Rondo, he was planning to sign ...

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Report: Monta Ellis’ moodiness bothering Mavericks

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Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis scored just 11 points – going 4-for-22 from the field – in a 98-92 loss to the Phoenix Suns.  He went 0-for-8 in the fourth quarter and wouldn’t talk to reporters after the game. Since the start of February, Ellis is shooting 38.5 percent from the field and 25 percent from the 3-point line. According to ESPN’s Tim ...

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Amar’e Stoudemire rips Mavs for screwing around in games

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  Amar’e Stoudemire was disappointed after the Dallas Mavericks’ most lopsided loss of the season, a 127-94 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday. Stoudemire delivered a stern message to his new teammates after the contest. “I came here to win, and we’re [4 ½] games out of being out of the playoffs, which is unacceptable,” Stoudemire said. “This is something we can’t accept. ...

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Rajon Rondo ‘extremely unlikely’ to remain in Dallas

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Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo was suspended for Wednesday’s game after arguing with head coach Rick Carlisle in the locker room.  ESPN’s Tim McMahon reports that Rondo, an unrestricted free agent this summer, will not remain a Maverick long-term. The root of the Rondo-Carlisle crisis is a simmering disagreement about whether the Mavs were best off with the genius former Coach of the Year or brilliant ...

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Mavericks suspend Rajon Rondo 1 game

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The Dallas Mavericks announced Wednesday that point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended one game for conduct detrimental to the team. Rondo will sit during Wednesday’s game at the Atlanta Hawks. Rondo did not play the final 20-plus minutes of the Mavericks’ 99-92 win over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night after he and coach Rick Carlisle got in a profanity-laced shouting match over play-calling responsibilities. ...

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Amar’e Stoudemire on joining Mavericks: ‘Tremendous opportunity’ to compete for NBA title

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The Dallas Mavericks officially signed free agent center-forward Amar’e Stoudemire on Wednesday. “I’m excited to be a part of a first-class organization,” Stoudemire said. “To play alongside Dirk Nowitzki, Tyson Chandler and other great players, I think it’s a tremendous opportunity for me to compete for a championship.” Stoudemire, who will wear No. 1 with Mavericks, was waived by the New York ...

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Rajon Rondo suffered orbital fracture to left eye and nasal fracture

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Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo suffered an orbital fracture to his left eye as well as a nasal fracture during Saturday’s game at Orlando, the team announced Monday. Rondo will not travel with the team this week to Golden State and Sacramento. Rondo was kneed in the face by teammate Richard Jefferson during the first quarter of the Mavericks game against the ...

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