2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
33-49, 5th in Southwest
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Carlisle visits Smith Jr.'s hometown

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle visited Dennis Smith Jr., Dallas' first-round draft pick in this yea's draft, and his mom in Smith Jr.'s hometown of Fayetteville, N.C. on Wednesday. "Coach came down to da ville to hang w me and Ma today. See if y'all can catch us round da city today," Smith Jr. tweeted. (@Dennis1SmithJr/Twitter)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Gian Clavell chose to sign a partially guaranteed minimum deal with the Mavs over a similar offer from the Heat after starring for Miami's summer league team. "The Miami Heat gave me a chance this summer and I'll be forever grateful," Clavell said in a text. "That being said I couldn't be more excited to start my NBA journey with the Dallas Mavericks. From Rick Carlisle to Donnie Nelson and Mark Cuban it's a first class winning organization that I will come in and compete and give my all. I couldn't be more excited."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Colorado State star Gian Clavell has agreed to terms with Mavs on a partially guaranteed minimum deal, according to a league source.

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Dennis Smith Jr. lights up summer league (0:58)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Sources: The Mavs and Nicolas Brussino will part ways after Dallas declined to guarantee his 2017-18 salary before the Thursday deadline.

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Lonzo strong early, but Lakers advance without him (1:16)
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Lakers punch ticket to summer league final

The Los Angeles Lakers knocked out the Dallas Mavericks 108-98 in the Las Vegas Summer League semifinals on Sunday. Kyle Kuzma led the Lakers with 24 points and Dennis Smith Jr. tallied 21 points for the Mavs. Los Angeles will face the Portland Trail Blazers in the final on Monday at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN.

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Smith charges through for emphatic jam (0:26)
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Smith empties his bag of tricks against Lonzo (0:28)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball has 14 points, 10 assists and four rebounds at the half. Dennis Smith Jr. has 14 points.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball versus Dennis Smith Jr. has lived up to the hype so far. Ball had 12 points, four assists and three steals after the first quarter. Smith has 12 points and has made six-of-six from the line.

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NBA comparisons to Game of Thrones (1:29)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball will again be available to play today against Dallas in the Las Vegas summer league semis.

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Mavs stay unbeaten in summer league (1:03)
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Mavs advance to summer league semis

Yogi Ferrell (20 points) and Nicolas Brussino (18 points) led the 5-0 Mavericks to a 91-74 win over the Celtics, who finish 4-1 in Las Vegas. No. 9 draftee Dennis Smith Jr. shot just 1-for-6 from the field with three points for Dallas, while No. 3 pick Jayson Tatum did not play for Boston.

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Summer League Rookie Report: Dennis Smith Jr.

Smith has been one of the most impressive rookies in summer-league action. He's perhaps the most explosive athlete among the standout point guards in this year's draft.

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Mavs rookie Smith vows to make up for missed dunk (1:11)

Patrick Abrahams ESPN Producer 

Sage Steele chatting it up live from Beer Park in Las Vegas with Dallas Mavericks star Dennis Smith Jr.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

German F Maxi Kleber's deal with Mavs is a two-year minimum contract with a team option for second season. Fully guaranteed in 2017-18.

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Felix puts Cooley on a poster (0:15)
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Motley sinks half-court buzzer-beater (0:18)

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