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0-0, 2nd in Southwest

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.

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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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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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5dSN Staff

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)
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Ferrell dishes up to Noel for alley-oop (0:20)
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Smith Jr. finishes with tough layup (0:21)
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Mavericks changing their team name in China (2:27)
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9dKevin Pelton

Breaking down NBA moves and injuries, including Curry's leg

A stress reaction like the one Seth Curry suffered in his left tibia is the precursor to a stress fracture, so it's good the Mavericks were able to catch it early. Still, it will mean missed time.

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Noel leaps up for alley-oop (0:21)
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Ferrell shows off eyes on the back of his head with circus finish (0:25)
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Noel makes acrobatic layup around three defenders (0:20)

Team Stats

Points Per Game97.930th
Rebounds Per Game38.630th
Assists Per Game20.827th
Points Allowed100.84th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-1800.000
2016-173349.402
2015-164240.512
2014-155032.610
2013-144933.598

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