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Twitter, Video / Dec 19, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Rajon Rondo Bids Farewell To Celtics, Fans, City Of Boston On Twitter

Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo (David Butler II, USATODAY)

Rajon Rondo is officially a Dallas Maverick. But like many of his teammates from the Big Three era, it’s clear part of his heart will always remain in Bean Town. The 2008 NBA champion took to twitter last night and bid farewell to the Celtics, their fans, and the city of Boston. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 18, 2014 / 6:48 pm

Report: Celtics Trade Rajon Rondo To Mavs For Wright, Nelson, Crowder & 2 Picks

Rajon Rondo, Monta Ellis

After rumors ramped up last night the Celtics were in “serious” discussions to deal Rajon Rondo, today reports said he was “open” to re-signing with either the Mavs or Rockets, since he’s an unrestricted free agent next summer. Then, some speculated a deal was going to happen because the Mavericks Twitter account started following him. At the time, we thought it was hooey, but sources tell Yahoo a deal has been struck sending Rondo to Dallas — along with Dwight Powell — in exchange for Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson a 2015 first-round draft pick and a future second round draft pick. Read More »

Latest News, Twitter / Dec 18, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Mavericks Follow Rajon Rondo On Twitter; Rockets Prefer Goran Dragic

Rajon Rondo

If the Dallas Mavericks really are the most ardent pursuers of Rajon Rondo, they’re not doing a good job of playing coy. Hours after a report emerged that the Boston Celtics point guard would be “open” to re-signing with Mark Cuban’s team, the Mavs followed Rondo on Twitter. Read More »

2015 Free Agency, Latest News / Dec 18, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Report: Rajon Rondo “Open” To Re-Signing With Mavs Or Rockets If Traded

Rajon Rondo

Last night Yahoo reported the Boston Celtics were engaged in “serious” discussions about point guard Rajon Rondo. Trade season officially opened on Dec. 15 with teams now able to move contracts signed this past summer, and Rondo is one of the biggest names to watch. CBS Sports’ Ken Berger is now reporting that Rondo would be “open” to re-signing with the Mavs or Rockets if he were traded to those Texas contenders. Read More »

Smack / Dec 18, 2014 / 9:15 am

Video: Brandon Jennings Ignores Open Layup To Miss Mid-Range Jumper

Brandon Jennings

This is the Pistons in a nutshell. During Detroit’s 117-106 loss to the high-octane offense of the Mavericks, Brandon Jennings made an excellent back-cut to the rim and was awarded with a wide-open layup. As you’ll see, the Pistons point passed up on the open look at the rim to then shoot a mid-range jumper; it rattled out. Read More »

NBA / Dec 17, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Dirk Nowitzki: Kobe Bryant Is “Probably The Greatest Player In My Generation”

Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant

Dirk Nowitzki is a better shooter than Reggie Miller, anyway. A day after the Indiana Pacers Hall-of-Famer bashed Kobe Bryant, the Dallas Mavericks’ future one praised his fellow championship-winning elder statesman. Read More »

Smack / Dec 17, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Tyson Chandler Says He Feels Sorry For Carmelo Anthony Amid Knicks Woes

Tyson Chandler, Carmelo Anthony

Tyson Chandler’s departure from the New York Knicks was contentious. Phil Jackson did everything but outright call him a cancer, and the 2012 Defensive Player of the Year responded aggressively. But bonds forged through basketball supersede such talk, and Chandler hates to see a certain former teammate struggle to lift the Big Apple’s team from its nadir. Read More »

instagram, Video / Dec 16, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Charlie Villanueva Talks Marriage Proposal, UCONN Title & More In Google Chat

Charlie Villanueva

Last Friday, we were invited to SportsBlog.com’s Hanging with the Pro’s which featured current Dallas Maverick and former member of the 2004 UConn Huskie National Championship team, Charlie Villanueva. There was no guided direction for the conversation as many topics were reached, such as the state of the NCAA and Big East, Villanueva’s UConn days, his marriage proposal and his opinion on Adam Silver. It was an inside and uncut look at how an NBA player views a variety of topics, without a swarm of media surrounding him. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Dec 13, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Video: Tyson Chandler Swats Marreese Speights’ Shoe Into Courtside Seats

Tyson Chandler

The Dallas’ Mavericks Tyson Chandler doesn’t have any official blocks in today’s game versus the Golden State Warriors. But the impact of true rim-protectors isn’t always reflected in the stat sheet. As Stephen Curry tossed Marreese Speights’ lost shoe back to him, watch Chandler swat the sneaker into courtside seats. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Dec 12, 2014 / 11:15 pm

GIF: Vince Carter Nails Corner 3 To Force 2nd OT

Vince Carter

After culminating a successful trio of seasons in Dallas with a game-winning buzzer-beater over the Spurs in the first round last April, we just knew Vince Carter was going to hit the game-tying three-pointer when he got open in the near corner in tonight’s Grizzlies – Hornets double-overtime thriller. He drilled it to force a second overtime where Memphis escaped a scare at home, 113-107. Read More »