6/29 Dirk Nowitzki submitted the papers announcing that he would
opt-out of the last year of his contract, making him a free agent. Donnie
Nelson plans to meat with Nowitzki when the free agency date begins, July
1, and hopes to soon reach a new contract agreement with Nowitzki (a new
contract can not be signed until the July Moratorium ends July 8).
6/24 Draft day trade: Memphis traded the rights to #25 Dominique
Jones to Dallas for $3 million.
6/24 Draft day trade: Dallas traded the rights to #50 Solomon Alabi
to Toronto for a 2013 2nd round draft pick and cash.
6/16 Congrats to Caron Butler on the birth of his daughter!
5/24 DeShawn Stevenson elected not to opt-out of his contract and,
thus, remains signed through 10-11.
5/22 The NBA fined Mark Cuban $100,000 for public comments he
made regarding soon to be (but not officially until July 1) free agent
LeBron James, which violated the league's anti-tampering rules.
5/11 Erick Dampier underwent minor arthroscopic surgery on
his left knee to clean out debris.
5/5 Dirk Nowitzki was named to the All-NBA Second Team. Nowitzki
received 356 points including 10 1st team votes from a panel of 122 media
writers. It is the 10th time he has been selected to any of the 3 All-NBA
4/29 In the first round of the playoffs, San Antonio defeated Dallas
97-87 to take the series 4-2 and eliminate Dallas from the playoffs.
4/27 Jason Terry (Dal) finished 2nd in the NBA 6th Man of the Year
Award. Terry received 220 points including 6 1st place votes. Jamal
Crawford (Atl) was the run away winner with 580 points including 110 1st
4/26 The NBA fined Erick Dampier $35,000 for his comments about
the officiating after Friday's Dal-SA game.
4/23 Dirk Nowitzki played in his 100th playoff game.
4/18 Jason Terry is no longer playing with the face mask.
4/18 Dallas placed Tim Thomas (personal reasons) on IL.
4/15 The NBA named Rick Carlisle and Stan Van Gundy (Orl) as
Coaches of the Month for April. Dallas went 5-2 and Orlando went 7-1.
4/14 Dallas finished the 2009-10 regular season with a record of
55-27 and the #2 seed in the Western Conference. The Mavs will face San
Antonio (#7) in the First Round of the Playoffs.
4/12 Caron Butler (strained right hip flexor) did not play in the
LA Clippers game.
4/12 The NBA named Dirk Nowitzki and Dwight Howard (Orl) as
Players of the Week. Nowitzki averaged 33.7 pointa and 8.7 rebounds as
Dallas went 3-0.
4/11 Brendan Haywood suffered a sprained ankle during the 2nd
quarter of the Sacramento game and did not return (more of a precaution
than serious injury).
4/11 Shawn Marion (strained left oblique muscle) did not play in the
Sacramento, Portland, and Memphis games.
4/9 With Dallas' win and San Antonio's loss, Dallas clinched the
Southwest Division title - the 3rd time in team history Dallas has won the
4/9 Shawn Marion (strained left oblique muscle) did not play in the
Portland and Memphis games.
4/3 Shawn Marion left the Oklahoma City game during the 2nd quarter
with a strained left oblique muscle (side) and did not return.
3/31 With the win over Memphis, Dallas won their 50th game of the
season - the 10th straight season that Dallas had won 50 or more games.
3/29 J.J. Barea (sore left ankle) did not play in the Denver game.
3/28 With Memphis' loss to Milwaukee, Dallas formally clinched a
3/27 Brendan Haywood suffered a jammed left middle finger during
the 1st quarter of the Golden State game and did not return.
3/27 The NBA fined Caron Butler $25,000 for inappropriate
language direct at fans during Thursday's Dal-Por game.
3/23 Jason Terry resumed wearing the face mask for the LA Clippers
game after a lecture from his doctor.
3/22 The face mask only lasted 2 games as Jason Terry played the
New Orleans game without wearing the face mask.
3/17 Jason Terry returned to action and wore a face mask. Terry
had missed 4 games with a fractured oribital bone.
3/13 Jason Terry (facial surgery) did not play in the New York game.
3/10 Dirk Nowitzki surpassed George Gervin (20,708) for 30th place
on the NBA's all-time scoring list.
3/10 Jason Terry (facial surgery) and J.J. Barea (sprained left
ankle) did not play in the New Jersey game.
3/10 The NBA suspended Ryan Hollins (Min) for 2 games for punching
DeShawn Stevenson and hitting Dirk Nowitzki in the head (separate
incidents) during Monday's Dal-Min game.
3/8 J.J. Barea left the Minnesota game late in the 4th quarter with
a sprained ankle and did not return.
3/8 Erick Dampier (right middle finger surgery), Jason Terry
(facial surgery), and Brendan Haywood (strained lower back) did not play
in the Minnesota or Chicago games.
3/8 The NBA named Dirk Nowitzki and LeBron James (Cle) as
Players of the Week. Nowitzki averaged 26.8 points and 8.8 rebounds as
Dallas went 4-0. Wade averaged 33.3 points and 12 assists as Miami went
3/6 Erick Dampier (right middle finger surgery), Jason Terry
(facial surgery), and Brendan Haywood (strained lower back) did not play
in the Chicago game.
3/6 Dallas elected not to sign Von Wafer to a 2nd 10-day contract
and released him. Wafer did not play in a game for Dallas. Jason Terry
was activated to fill the open 12-man game roster.
3/5 Brendan Haywood left the Sacramento game during the 1st quarter
with a strained lower back and did not return.
3/5 Erick Dampier (right middle finger surgery) did not play in the
Sacramento or Minnesota games.
3/5 Dallas activated Jason Kidd and placed Jason Terry (facial
surgery) on IL.
3/5 Jason Terry underwent surgery on his face to repair damage
done during Wednesday's Minnesota game. Terry received an elbow to the
face during the 3rd quarter and left the court briefly before returning
to action. It was later determined that Terry suffered from a fractured
oribal bone and broken nose. Terry is expected to be out 10 to 14 days.
3/3 Dallas activated Erick Dampier and placed Jason Kidd (rest) on
3/1 The NBA named Dirk Nowitzki and LeBron James (Cle) as
Players of the Week. Nowitzki averaged 31.8 points and 8.3 rebounds as
Dallas went 4-0. James averaged 30.7 points and 10.3 assists as Cleveland
2/28 With his 2nd steal during the New Orleans game, Jason Kidd
passed Maurice Cheeks (2,310) for 4th place on the NBA all-time steals
list. Gary Payton (2,445), Michael Jordan (2,514), and John Stockton
(3,265) remain ahead of Kidd.
2/26 Caron Butler (reaction to medication) did not play in the Atlanta
or LA Lakers games.
2/26 The NBA fined Andrew Bynum (LAL) $25,000 for publically
criticizing the refs following the 2/24/10 Dal-LAL game in saying that it
felt like the Lakers were playing 5-on-8.
2/24 Dallas signed Von Wafer to a 10-day contract and placed Erick
Dampier (right middle finger surgery) on IL.
2/22 Erick Dampier (right middle finger surgery) missed the Indiana,
Miami, Orlando, and Phoenix games.
2/17 Erick Dampier underwent surgery on his right middle finger to
repair an open dislocation (bone broke the skin) and is out indefinitely.
2/16 Erick Dampier suffered an open dislocation of right middle
finger that required surgery to close during the Oklahoma City game.
2/16 Dallas activated Erick Dampier.
2/14 Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd played for the West in the
All-Star game in Dallas (Cowboy Stadium in Arlington). The East
defeated the West 141-139.
Player MIN FGM-FGA 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA PTS O-T AST TO PF STL BLK
Dirk Nowitzki (Dal) 28 8-15 0-1 6-6 22 0-4 2 2 2 1 0
Jason Kidd (Dal) 6 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0-2 1 1 0 1 0
2/14 During the Legends Brunch on Sunday morning, a number of
former Mavs received Legends awards. Derek Harper recieved the Legends
Leadership Award, James Donaldson received the Legends ABC (?, business,
community) Award, Rolando Blackman received the Legends Pioneer Award, Sam
Perkins received the Legends Humanitarian Award, and Mark Aguirre received
the Legends Career Achievement Award. Also, Alonzo Mourning received the
Legend of the Year Award.
2/13 Dirk Nowitzki hit the halfcourt shot to complete Team Texas'
shooting contest at 34.3 seconds in the finals of the Shooting Stars
competition to defeat Team Los Angeles, who had a time of 55.2 seconds.
In the first round, Team LA had a time of 1:00, Team Texas had a time of 1:28,
team Sacramento had a time of 1:46 and Team Atlanta had a time of 1:47 -
the top 2 teams advanced to the finals. Team Texas consisted of Nowitzki,
Kenny Smith, and Bekcy Hammon.
2/13 TRADE: Dallas traded Josh Howard, Drew Gooden, Quinton Ross,
and James Singleton to Washington for Caron Butler, Brendan Haywood,
DeShawn Stevenson, and cash.
2/12 All-Star West coach George Karl (Den) named Dirk Nowitzki to
replace the injured Kobe Bryant (LAL) in the starting lineup for the
2/11 NBA commissioner David Stern named Jason Kidd as an injury
replacement for Kobe Bryant (LAL, sore left ankle). [West coach George
Karl (Den) will select which West All-Star reserve will replace Bryant in
the starting lineup.]
2/9 Shawn Marion (lower back tightness) did not play in the Denver
2/8 Dallas activated Matt Carroll and placed Erick Dampier (sore
left knee) on IL.
2/5 Dirk Nowitzki did not start in the Minnesota game due to being
30 minutes late to practice - the first time since 12/14/99 that he did
not start in a game that he played.
2/5 Dallas activated Erick Dampier and placed Matt Carroll (no
injury) on IL.
2/3 Dirk Nowitzki suffered a sparined right thumb during the 3rd
quarter of the Golden State game, but was able to return in the 4th
2/3 Dallas activated James Singleton and placed Erick Dampier (sore
left knee) on IL.
2/3 Dallas formally named Sean Heath as the new PA announcer for
Mavs games. Billy Hayes moved from Dallas shortly before preseason began
to attend to family matters. Hayes had been the PA announcer since 1/14/00.
The Mavs held PA tryouts during the preseason and the 2 finalists, Heath and
Michael Taylor, alternated PAing home games for the first 15 regular season
games. Heath has been the PA announcer for all the games since December 22.
2/1 Rodrigue Beaubois fell hard to the floor during the 1st quarter
and did not return with a bruised lower back.
2/1 Dallas activated Matt Carroll and placed James Singleton (no
injury) on IL.
1/30 Dallas activated Eduardo Najera and placed Tim Thomas
(serious family illness) on IL.
1/28 Dirk Nowitzki surpassed Brad Davis (883) in most Mavs games
played at 884.
1/28 Dirk Nowitzki was named as a reserve for the All-Star game, as
selected by the Western Conference coaches.
1/26 Dallas activated Erick Dampier and Jason Kidd and placed
Eduardo Najera (sore back) and Matt Carroll (no injury) on IL.
1/24 Dallas activated Eduardo Najera and Tim Thomas and placed
Erick Dampier (sore left knee) and Jason Kidd (personal reasons) on IL.
1/22 Shawn Marion suffered a cut on his right forefinger during the
1st quarter of the Philadelphia game that required 3 stitches. He did
return to the game.
1/22 Dallas activated Josh Howard and placed Eduardo Najera (sore
lower back) on IL.
1/20 Dallas activated Eduardo Najera and placed Josh Howard
(stomach flu) on IL.
1/17 Dallas activated Matt Carroll and placed Eduardo Najera (sore
lower back) on IL.
1/15 Dallas activated Eduardo Najera and placed Matt Carroll
(stomach flu) on IL.
1/14 The NBA named Jason Kidd as winner of the Community Assist
Award for December. The award is for the player's charity work.
1/14 The NBA named Amadou Gallo Fall as vice president of
development for Africa. Fall had been with Dallas for 12 years, with the
title of Director of Scouting for the last 6 years.
1/13 The Lakers win over Dallas was the Lakers' 3000th team win.
1/13 Dirk Nowitzki scored his 20,000th point early in the 4th
quarter of the Lakers game.
1/13 Dallas activated Josh Howard and placed Eduardo Najera (sore
lower back) and Tim Thomas (strained right Achilles) on IL.
1/10 TRADE: Dallas traded Kris Humphries and Shawne Williams to New
Jersey for Eduardo Najera.
1/9 Drew Gooden (sprained right ring finger) did not play in the
1/9 Dallas activated Matt Carroll and James Singleton and placed
Josh Howard (left thigh contusion) and Kris Humphries (pending trade) on IL.
1/8 Drew Gooden suffered a cut on his chin during the 2nd quarter
of the San Antonio game that required 4 stitches. He did play in the 2nd
1/8 Dallas activated Erick Dampier and placed James Singleton on IL.
1/3 Dallas activated James Singleton and placed Erick Dampier (left
knee effusion) on IL.
12/26 Drew Gooden (back spasms) did not play in the Memphis game.
12/22 Dallas activated Dirk Nowitzki and placed James Singleton on IL.
12/20 Dallas activated James Singleton and placed Dirk Nowitzki
(laceration right elbow) on IL.
12/18 Dirk Nowitzki left the game vs Houston during the 2nd quarter
with a large gash on his elbow that needed 3 stitches and he did not return.
Nowitzki's elbow inadvertantly hit Carl Landry (Hou) in the mouth while
driving and Landry also left the game and did not return as he lost 5
teeth (2 of which had to be removed from Nowitzki's elbow) and was taken
to the hospital for emergency dental work.
12/14 Dallas activated Josh Howard and placed Matt Carroll (no
injury) on IL.
12/12 Dallas activated Matt Carroll and placed Josh Howard (rest on
a back-to-back) on IL.
12/11 Dallas activated Quinton Ross and placed James Singleton (no
injury) on IL.
12/8 Dallas activated Josh Howard and placed Matt Carroll (no
injury) on IL.
11/30 Dallas activated Erick Dampier and placed Quinton Ross (sore
lower back) on IL. No further information as to what Dampier was
suffering from or being tested for was provided.
11/28 Quinton Ross (sore lower back) did not play in the Cleveland,
Indiana, or Houston games.
11/25 Jason Kidd had 7 assists during Wednesday's Houston game to pass
Mark Jackson for 2nd place on the NBA All-Time assist list. NBA assist
leaders: John Stockton 15,806; Jason Kidd 10,337; Mark Jackson 10,334.
11/24 Dirk Nowitzki was named as one of the 10 finalists for the
Jefferson Award for Public Service (any sports). Nowitzki, Dwight Howard
(Orl), and Tyrus Thomas (Chi) were the NBA players amongst the 10.
11/24 Quinton Ross (sore lower back) did not play in the 2nd half
of the Golden State game.
11/24 Shawn Marion (sprained left ankle) did not play in the Golden
State, Sacramento, or San Antonio games.
11/17 Dallas activated Tim Thomas and placed Erick Dampier on IL.
Dampier is undergoing further medical tests and the results are not
expected to be known until next week (and he will not play until they
figure out why he felt ill on the 15th).
11/16 Erick Dampier (ill) did not play in the Milwaukee game.
11/15 The NBA named Dirk Nowitzki and Brandon Jennings (Mil) as
Players of the Week. Nowitzki averaged 24.3 points and 8.8 rebounds as
Dallas went 3-1. Jennings averaged 43.5 points and 7 assists as Milwaukee
11/15 Erick Dampier did not play in the Detroit game. Dampier felt
dizzy just prior to the game and was taken to the hospital as a precaution.
11/13 Dallas activated Matt Carroll and placed Josh Howard on IL.
Howard is out indefinitely with a sore left ankle.
11/11 Josh Howard did not play in the 4th quarter of the San
Antonio game due to a sore left ankle.
11/7 Dallas activated Josh Howard and placed Drew Gooden (muscle
strain right ribs) on IL.
11/4 Drew Gooden (muscle strain right ribs) and Quinton Ross
(bruised lower back did not play in the New Orleans game.
11/3 Drew Gooden (muscle strain right ribs) did not play in the Utah
or LA Clippers games.
10/27 Dallas placed Josh Howard (sore left ankle), Tim Thomas
(right knee surgery), and Shawne Williams (not with team) on IL.
10/23 Dallas finished the 2009 preseason with a record of 5-2.
10/23 Josh Howard (resting left ankle), Tim Thomas (right knee
surgery), and Erick Dampier (personal reasons) did not play in the Houston
10/22 Dallas released Jake Voskuhl.
10/20 Shawn Marion (sore right calf), Josh Howard (resting left
ankle), Tim Thomas (right knee surgery), Dirk Nowitzki (rest), Jason Kidd
(rest), and Jason Terry did not play in the Cleveland game.
10/20 TRADE: Dallas traded Nathan Jawai to Minnesota for a future
2nd round draft pick (protected through 55th for 2012).
10/17 Shawn Marion (sore right calf), Josh Howard (resting left
ankle), and Tim Thomas (right knee surgery) did not play in the Cleveland
and Detroit games.
10/11 Josh Howard (resting left ankle) and Tim Thomas (right knee
surgery) did not play in the Memphis or Washington games.
10/5 Shawn Marion (sore right knee), Josh Howard (resting left
ankle), and Tim Thomas (right knee surgery) did not play in the Orlando
10/2 In the annual Blue-White scrimmage, the game ended in a tie
at 42-42. Shawn Marion had the game tying putback with 7.5 seconds left
in the 2 10-minute halves game. The players for the blue team were
Marion, Jason Kidd, Roddy Beaubois, Matt Carroll, Nathan Jawai, Erick
Dampier, and Kris Humphries. For the white team, the players were Quinton
Ross, J.J. Barea, Jason Terry, James Singleton, Dirk Nowitzki, Jake
Voskuhl, and Drew Gooden. Tim Thomas (knee surgery) and Josh Howard
(limiting minutes due to off season ankle surgery) did not play.
9/29 Training camp opened at SMU.
9/28 Dallas signed Jake Voskuhl to a non-guaranteed contract.
9/22 Tim Thomas underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee to
repair torn cartilage.
9/16 Tim Thomas is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his
right knee on Tuesday. He has a cartilage injury in the knee and the
extent of the damage won't be know until the surgery is performed.
Original estimates are that he will be out 3 to 6 weeks.
9/14 Tim Thomas suffered a knee injury will playing a pick-up game.
It is not known how serious the injury is.
9/14 Dallas re-signed James Singleton to a 1 year, $1.03 million
contract (the qualifying offer).
9/14 Dallas released Greg Buckner. Only $1 million of Buckner's
09-10 salary ($4 million) was guaranteed.
8/11 Dallas 2nd round draft pick (#56) Ahmad Nivins has signed a
contract to play with Manresa of Spain for the 09-10 season. Dallas
retains his NBA rights.
8/11 Dallas elected not to match Minnesota's 3 year, $7 million
offer sheet to restricted free agent Ryan Hollins, making Hollins a member of
8/3 Minnesota signed Dallas restricted free agent Ryan Hollins to
an offer sheet. Dallas has 7 days to match the offer, else Hollins
becomes a member of the Timberwolves.
7/30 Dallas signed free agent Drew Gooden to a 1 year, $4.5 million
contract (used most of the mid-level exception to sign him).
7/28 Dallas signed free agent Tim Thomas to a 1 year, minimum contract.
7/18 Dallas defeated Oklahoma City 37-54 in the Las Vegas Summer
League. Andre Rodrigue Beaubois had 23 points including 9-12 FG and 4-6
3-pointers and 5 assists and Shan Foster had 14 points.
7/16 Cleveland defeated Dallas 75-62 in the Las Vegas Summer
League. Andre Brown had 10 points.
7/14 Orlando matched Dallas' 5 year, $33,953,200 offer sheet to
restricted free agent Marcin Gortat. Thus Gortat remains with the Magic.
7/13 Phoenix defeated Dallas 95-90 in the Las Vegas Summer
League. Rodrigue Beaubois had 16 points and 5 rebounds and Ahmed Nivins
had 12 points.
7/13 Rodrigue Beaubois left the Phoenix-Dallas summer league game
(July 13) during the 4th quarter with a left knee contusion. He is
expected to be able to play in Thursday's (July 16) game.
7/11 Houston defeated Dallas 98-95 in the Las Vegas Summer
League. Rodrigue Beaubois had 35 points including 7-12 3-pointers, 5
rebounds, and 8 assists and Luke Jackson had 16 points.
7/11 Dallas re-signed Jason Kidd to a 3 year, $25 million contract.
7/10 Milwaukee defeated Dallas 65-59 in the Las Vegas Summer
League. Ahmad Nivins had 19 points including 8-10 FG.
7/10 Orlando signed Dallas free agent Brandon Bass to a 4 year, $18
million contract with a player option for the 4th year.
7/9 Dallas signed restricted free agent Marcin Gortat to a 5 year,
$33,953,200 offer sheet [midlevel exception]. Orlando has 7 days to match
7/9 TRADE: In a 4 team trade, Dallas traded away Jerry Stackhouse,
Antoine Wright, Devean George, and cash (to Memphis) and received Shawn Marion,
Greg Buckner, Kris Humphries, and Nathan Jawai; Toronto traded away Shawn
Marion, Kris Humphries, Nathan Jawai, a 2016 2nd round draft pick, and
cash (to Orlando) and received Hedo Turkoglu, Antoine Wright, and Devean
George; Orlando traded away Hedo Turkoglu and received cash (from Toronto
and Dallas); Memphis traded away Greg Buckner and received Jerry
Stackhouse, a 2016 2nd round draft pick, and cash. In a sign-and-trade, Marion
was first signed to a new 5 year, $38 million contract and Turkoglu was
first signed to a new 5 year, $53 million contract.
7/8 Dallas signed Memphis free agent Quinton Ross to a 2 year
7/6 Rick Carlisle promoted Darrell Armstrong to a bench assistant
(only 3 assistants are allowed to sit on the bench during games),
replacing the departed Mario Elie (now a Sacramento assistant).
7/6 Dallas signed 1st round draft pick (#25) Rodrigue Beaubois to a
2 year, $2,231,520 contract with 2 more years worth $3,464,053 at the
7/5 Dallas has reportedly reached a 3 year, $25 million contract
with Jason Kidd. The contract can not be signed until the July Moratorium
ends July 8.
7/2 Dallas has reportedly reached a contract agreement with Orlando
restricted free agent Marcin Gortat to a 5 year contract at the mid-level
excemption (excemption amount is still to be determined). The contract can
not be signed until
the July Moratorium ends July 8. Being a restricted free agent, Orlando
would have 7 days to match the contract after it is signed.
7/2 Dallas has reportedly reached a contract agreement with Memphis
free agent Quinton Ross. The contract can not be signed until
the July Moratorium ends July 8.
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