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2019 Schedule
20-24, 3rd in Southwest
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22hTim MacMahon

Carlisle: 'Business' behind Smith's Mavs absence

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said disgruntled point guard Dennis Smith Jr. "is welcome to come back and rejoin the team whenever he feels like he can," adding that he believes Smith's advisers are telling him to stay away from the team.

Windhorst: Smith in 'exile situation' with Mavericks (0:41)
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1d

Carlisle reaches out to Smith, wants him back

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said he'd love to have Dennis Smith Jr. back with the team, but he doesn't expect the frustrated guard to be on Dallas' two-game trip.

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2dTim MacMahon

Sources: 'Plan A' is for Mavs, Smith to reconcile

"Plan A" is for the Mavericks to fix their relationship with frustrated point guard Dennis Smith Jr., as the team believes he has star potential, sources told ESPN.

Doncic scores 25 drops, 8 dimes in loss vs. Spurs (1:19)
3d

Spurs rally from 19 down, beat Mavs 105-101

Davis Bertans hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:41 left, and the San Antonio Spurs rallied from a 19-point first-half deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-101 on Wednesday night.

Doncic throws sweet pass to set up and -1 (0:20)
Doncic splashes deep three to beat shot clock (0:19)
Luka throws one down (0:16)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs coach Rick Carlisle says Dennis Smith Jr. is "still sick" and not available tonight. Smith tweeted this afternoon about meeting a fan while out for lunch. Carlisle declined to say whether he had talked to Smith.

Pippen proposes Dennis Smith-for-Jaylen Brown trade (1:54)
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5dAdrian Wojnarowski and Tim MacMahon

Sources: Mavs escalating talks to trade PG Smith

The Mavericks are escalating talks to trade guard Dennis Smith Jr., pushing to end a partnership that has run its course for both the franchise and former first-round pick, league sources tell ESPN.

Kerr: Luka 'sure looks like an All-Star' (0:30)
Doncic scores 26 points in loss to Warriors (1:40)
Doncic drains step-back 3 over Durant (0:15)
Doncic flushes jam over Looney (0:24)
Doncic shows off handles for assist (0:18)
Doncic drills corner 3-ball (0:17)
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8dTim MacMahon

Mavs' Barea has torn Achilles, ending season

Mavericks sixth man J.J. Barea suffered a torn right Achilles tendon during Friday's 119-115 road victory over the Timberwolves, the team announced Saturday.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: The Mavericks believe J.J. Barea tore his right Achilles tendon. Barea, 34, a longtime Dallas fan favorite who played a key role on the 2011 title team, is averaging 10.9 points and 5.6 assists as the Mavs' sixth man this season.

Team Stats

Points Per Game109.820th
Rebounds Per Game46.010th
Assists Per Game22.624th
Points Allowed109.513th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-192024.455
2017-182458.293
2016-173349.402
2015-164240.512
2014-155032.610