• Southwest Notes: Doncic, Brase, Harden

    2 monthes ago - By Hoops Rumors

    It's not fair to saddle a 19-year-old rookie with the responsibility of turning the Mavs ‘ franchise around. Fortunately, Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News writes, Luka Doncic won't have to.
    Although Doncic will face pressure as a highly touted European charged with the task of at least symbolically replacing Mavs legend Dirk Nowitzki , he'll get substantial help from incoming veteran DeAndre Jordan .
    Jordan, along with young players like Dennis Smith Jr. and Harrison Barnes , should give the Mavs considerably more bite in 2018/19 after a down season last year.
    Sefko writes that he...
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  • DeAndre Jordan's success in Dallas highly dependent on young backcourt

    2 monthes ago - By Yardbarke

    The success of the DeAndre Jordan signing will be determined by how well he can work in the pick and roll with Dennis Smith and Luka Doncic, writes Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News. Adding Jordan on a one-year, $22.9M contract and moving up in the draft to take Doncic were the major offseason moves for a team that finished 23 games out of the playoff race.Jordan not only solves the Mavericks' rebounding problem - he's led the league twice in that category and averaged a career best 15.2 boards per game last season - he adds an extra dimension to coach Rick Carlisle's offense. Jordan...
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  • Mavericks Notes: Jordan, Smith, Doncic

    2 monthes ago - By Hoops Rumors

    The success of the DeAndre Jordan signing will be determined by how well he can work in the pick and roll with Dennis Smith and Luka Doncic , writes Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News. Adding Jordan on a one-year, $22.9MM contract and moving up in the draft to take Doncic were the major offseason moves for a team that finished 23 games out of the playoff race.
    Jordan not only solves the Mavericks' rebounding problem - he's led the league twice in that category and averaged a career best 15.2 boards per game last season - he adds an extra dimension to coach Rick Carlisle's offense...
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