Age: 30 Height: 6-11 Weight: 265 lbs School: Texas A&M
Luka Doncic had the home crowd roaring in the teenager's Dallas debut with step-back 3-pointers and big buckets late while fellow youngster Dennis Smith Jr. quietly played a secondary role. Doncic scored 26 points after a rough start in the No. 3 overall pick's first home game, Smith converted a tiebreaking three-point play with six seconds left and the Mavericks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 140-136 in a wild offensive game Saturday night. ''We're going to have ups and downs,'' said center DeAndre Jordan, who had 22 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks in his first game in front of the fans who used to boo him unmercifully after the Texas native backed out on a pledge to join Dallas in free agency three years ago.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — These new-look Clippers like each other. With stars Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan cleared out, Los Angeles is looking to compete with a mix of veterans and youngsters who came together to earn their first win of the season. Danilo Gallinari and Tobias Harris scored 26
Crawford's former Clippers teammates took to Twitter to help him sign a contract.
New Dallas Mavericks center DeAndre Jordan missed the team’s trip to China for two exhibition games for unspecified personal reasons. Jordan and fellow starter Harrison Barnes stayed behind when the team left for China this week. Barnes injured a hamstring in practice and could miss all the preseason games.
New Mavericks center DeAndre Jordan stayed behind this week for unspecified personal reasons when the team left to play two exhibition games in China.