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2hTim MacMahon

Mavs' Cuban not sold on lottery reform plan

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban abstained from voting on the new NBA draft lottery system when the board of governors voted last month.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Devin Harris let rookie Dennis Smith Jr. pick which Disney princess backpack he wanted.

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Smith shines in debut, Mavs fall to Hawks (1:09)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dirk on Dennis Smith Jr.: "He's definitely a special athlete. We're gonna have a lot of fun watching him hopefully for a long, long time."

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Matthews drills 3-pointer off nice bounce pass from Smith Jr. (0:18)
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Smith Jr. uses hot third quarter to tie game (0:21)
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Noel shows off hustle with block, putback dunk (0:27)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dennis Smith Jr. quickly returned to the Mavs' bench. Fans can breathe a sigh of relief.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dennis Smith Jr. went to locker room with Mavs athletic trainer Casey Smith after subbing out of the game. He winced as he left the floor.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Rockets PG Chris Paul will sit out tonight at Sacramento with a bruised left knee, but hopes to play in home opener Saturday versus Dallas.

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Smith Jr. shows off athleticism with alley-oop dunk (0:16)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mark Cuban on Mavs rookie PG Dennis Smith Jr.: "He's the fastest player in the NBA. Not even close."

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Awards predictions: Rookie of the Year

Who will win Rookie of the Year this season? Our NBA experts favor Ben Simmons, but Lonzo Ball and Dennis Smith Jr. also received some votes.

ESPN Stats & Info
2dSN Staff

Vote: Make your NBA awards predictions

Make your picks for NBA MVP, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Player and the league leaders in points, rebounds and assists.

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3dKevin Pelton

Updated RPM projections: Mavericks

Real plus-minus pegs the Mavs as the 12th-ranked team in the West, putting their playoff odds at just 3 percent. FiveThirtyEight is even more pessimistic.

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Can Dennis Smith Jr. capture ROY? (1:06)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mavs signed SG Gian Clavell to a two-way contract, according to a source.

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Vote: Which NBA rookie are you most excited about?

The 2017-18 rookie class is filled with dynamic players with unique skill sets. Which of them are you most intrigued to watch this season? And who will win Rookie of the Year?

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Smith Jr. hobbles off court (0:17)

Team Stats

Points Per Game111.010th
Rebounds Per Game41.0Tied-20th
Assists Per Game27.0Tied-4th
Points Allowed117.019th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-1801.000
2016-173349.402
2015-164240.512
2014-155032.610
2013-144933.598

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