But there's no point to dwell on that disappointment as the Mavericks front office faces a pivotal offseason that could catapult them to elite contention in the Western Conference. It's obvious that they need to build around Doncic and Porzingis, and they could do that by boosting their performance on the defensive end of the floor.
So I’ve decided to take a look on the blind side of one of the best young duos to watch in the NBA right now but this time, we’ll put a scope on the second man Kristaps Porzingis to analyze how he became a driving force for the Dallas Mavericks.
Kobe Bryant and Dirk Nowitzki both spent their entire careers with the team that drafted them.
Kristaps Porzingis discusses seeing his parents, quarantine hobbies and the NBA season.
Which players have impressed most since the All-Star break?
Which team has more potential to cause an upset?
The Dallas Mavericks have exceeded all expectations this season. Led by the sensational Luka Doncic, the Mavs are sixth in the Western Conference and are not a playoff opponent the Los Angeles Clippers, Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets or Utah Jazz will want to face.
With the NBA trade deadline on February 6th there are a few rumours bouncing around the league. One of these rumours includes former league MVP and point guard for the Detroit Pistons Derrick Rose.
The NBA’s biggest stars will take their talents to Chicago for the 69th NBA All-Star game. It is looking like LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo will captain the two teams just like last year, but who will make the All-Star draft?
The Dallas Mavericks were rank outsiders ahead of Monday's meeting with the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum. Luka Doncic's injury meant the Bucks were expected to make it 19 wins on the bounce and do it easily. Despite another otherworldly outing from Giannis Antetokounmpo, it didn't work out that way.
January 31st 2019 – The Dallas Mavericks traded DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews, Dennis Smith Jr, a 2021 1st round pick and 2023 1st round pick for a deal that contained a few nice pieces in Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr and Courtney Lee. The real deal was to capture Kristaps Porzingis (KP).
No matter what the rank of these NBA tag-teams, we as basketball fanatics should be thrilled to finally see a competitive, wide open league. Whoever ends up as NBA Champions next year, one thing is for sure - sit back, relax and enjoy.
Tobias Harris had a breakout year at the best possible time. Heading into his walk year, Harris appeared as the Los Angeles Clippers’ main offensive option, which attracted the attention of the Philadelphia 76ers. As Philadelphia pursued a big playoff run, they made a deal which Harris was the centre of.
Dallas Mavericks can add a max contract this offseason, as they look to build around young stars Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis.
Trae Young and Luka Doncic were traded by the Atlanta Hawks and Dallas Mavericks at the draft. The pair are the leading candidates for Rookie of the Year.