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2017 Schedule
0-1, 3rd in Southwest
Lee cleans up with reverse lay-in (0:21)
Three Jeers: NBA fails on the opening week (0:53)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rick Carlisle on Harrison Barnes (19 points, 8-14 FG, 9 rebounds in Dallas debut): "He's a champion. He's a big-time player. I knew he was going to play well, and he did. And I'm not surprised."

Ball control, passing seem foreign to Mavs, Pacers (0:27)
Turner logs double-double as Pacers top Mavericks in OT (1:06)
Turner punctuates big night with dunk in OT (0:34)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Indiana's Myles Turner will be a problem for opponents for a long time. The 20-year-old's line in the season-opening OT win over the Mavs: 30 points, 13-19 FG, 16 rebounds, 4 blocks, 2 steals, plus-25 in 37 minutes.

Barnes' 3-pointer sends Mavs' game with Pacers to OT (0:36)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Forget about Harrison Barnes' preseason shooting problems. He's 6-of-12 tonight and just hit a 3 to tie it up with 2.3 seconds left in Indiana.

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Two Mavs get preseason MIP votes

Seth Curry and Harrison Barnes both received a vote for Most Improved Player in our NBA writers panel's preseason predictions. Curry and Barnes look to take steps forward in their first seasons in Dallas. Predictions: Most Improved

George drives in for the nice dunk (0:21)
Teague sets up Turner for the dunk (0:18)
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Carlisle snags preseason CoY vote

Rick Carlisle grabbed a single Coach of the Year vote in our NBA writers panel's preseason predictions. Carlisle will try to coax the most out of a new-look roster featuring Andrew Bogut and Harrison Barnes. Predictions: CoY

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs coach Rick Carlisle told reporters that Devin Harris has a right big toe sprain and will be in a walking boot for three weeks before reevaluated.

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Mavs unwilling to throw in towel

As Dirk Nowitzki nears the end of the line, Dallas is hoping once again that Rick Carlisle's coaching and contributions from new additions equate to another opportunity in the playoffs. Preseason Power Rankings

Making sense of the NBA offseason spending spree (1:56)
Nowitzki a fan of Seth Curry (0:39)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dirk Nowitzki: "I'm a Seth [Curry] fan."

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Mavs PG Harris (foot) likely to miss opener

Devin Harris is "very doubtful" for Wednesday's opener against the Pacers, and an extended absence could ensure that Seth Curry will have a significant role to start the regular season.

How many games will Dallas win?

Kevin Pelton takes a look at the win projections for all 30 NBA teams using ESPN's real plus-minus (RPM). ESPN's Summer Forecast had the Mavericks winning only 40 games, but the recent projections have an even lower total. Final predictions (Insider)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mavs have yet to get definitive word on Devin Harris' foot injury, but they are bracing for him to miss extended time.

Team Stats

Points Per Game121.02nd
Rebounds Per Game49.010th
Assists Per Game26.09th
Points Allowed130.030th

Team History


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