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2018 Schedule
33-49, 5th in Southwest
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Simmons has best Rookie of the Year chances

The No. 1 overall pick in 2016, Ben Simmons missed the entire 2016-17 season with a foot injury. He could bounce back in a big way this season as the current favorite to win Rookie of the Year, according to WestGate Las Vegas SuperBook.

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Smith Jr.'s dunk bounces off fan's head (0:22)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: Former Jazz C Jeff Withey agreed to a two-year, partially guaranteed deal with the Mavs.

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Simmons leading the pack in ROY odds

Ben Simmons, the No. 1 pick in the 2016 draft, missed all of last season due to a foot injury. That qualifies him to be considered a rookie in 2017-18. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook gives the Sixers foward the best chance to win the Rookie of the Year award this season.

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Summer Forecast: West standings for 2017-18

Our panel sees the Mavericks staying in place this season, but the addition of Dennis Smith Jr. will at least make things more exciting in Dallas.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Six weeks (October 1) until the qualifying offer (QO) for restricted free agents expire (unless extended). There are still five players that can sign the QO; Nerlens Noel ($4.2M), Mason Plumlee ($4.6M), Nikola Mirotic ($7.3M), Alex Len ($4.2M) and JaMychal Green ($2.8M). A player will see still be a RFA past October 1 but with no qualifying offer on the table. A player signing the QO would have veto power to any trade.

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Seth stops by Cowboys camp

Showing love to a fellow Dallas sports team, Mavericks guard Seth Curry visited Cowboys practice in Oxnard, Calif. on Tuesday and snapped photos with a few players, including quarterback Dak Prescott. (@DallasCowboys/Twitter)

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Mavericks' complete 2017-18 regular-season schedule

Dirk Nowitzki's 20th season will begin at home vs. the Hawks on Wednesday, Oct. 18. The regular-season finale will also be at home, on Tuesday, April 10 against the Suns.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dennis Smith Jr.'s NBA debut will come when the Mavs open at home Oct. 18 against the Hawks.

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Mavs add FA guard

The Dallas Mavericks announced the signing of Maalik Wayns on Wednesday. The 6-foot-2 guard was undrafted out of Villanova in 2012. Wayns has averaged 2.7 points and 7.3 minutes in 29 career games. He last played for the Clippers in 2013-14.

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Mavs rookie Dennis Smith Jr. joins Currys on Under Armour team

The ninth overall pick in the NBA draft used the Las Vegas Summer League to stir interest in his explosive game and get a three-year deal with Under Armour that could be worth up to $2 million per year.

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Summer Forecast: Who'll win Rookie of the Year?

Dennis Smith Jr. appears to be a steal for the Mavs with the No. 9 pick in the draft. Our panel believes that he will push Lonzo Ball for Rookie of the Year.

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Curry brothers take on eight-foot marionette (1:28)
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Dirk drains his first 3 for Team World (0:16)

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Team World forward Dirk Nowitzki said his wife, Jessica, whose family is from Kenya, wanted to sit on the Team World side during a dinner for both teams this week.

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Mejri reveals Team Africa's real game plan (1:17)
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Jalen predicts Nowitzki will become a Mavs owner (1:44)
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19dMike Schmitz

Dennis Smith Jr. in an ideal situation

Smith Jr. was the No. 9 pick, but he primed to play above his draft position as he has plenty of talent to work with including Harrison Barnes, Wesley Matthews and, of course, Dirk Nowitzki.

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NBA players, coaches make a difference off the court (1:21)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

It looks like Kristaps Porzingis and Dirk Nowitzki have been working out together. Here's a photo from Porzingis' Instagram account:

Team Stats

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

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-173349.402
2015-164240.512
2014-155032.610
2013-144933.598
2012-134141.500

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