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2017–18 Dallas Mavericks season

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2017–18 Dallas Mavericks season
Head coach Rick Carlisle
General manager Donnie Nelson
Owner(s) Mark Cuban
Arena American Airlines Center
Results
Record 24–58 (.293)
Place Division: 4th (Southwest)
Conference: 13th (Western)
Playoff finish Did not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television FS Southwest, KTXA
Radio KESN
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The 2017–18 Dallas Mavericks season was the 38th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Mavericks struggles continued as they suffered their first 50+ loss season in 20 years.

Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School
1 9 Dennis Smith Jr.[1] PG  United States NC State

Roster[edit]

2017–18 Dallas Mavericks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 5 Barea, J. J. 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1984–06–26 Northeastern
F 40 Barnes, Harrison 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1992–05–30 North Carolina
G 8 Collinsworth, Kyle 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1991–10–03 BYU
G 30 Curry, Seth Injured 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1990–08–23 Duke
G 11 Ferrell, Yogi 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1993–05–09 Indiana
F 10 Finney-Smith, Dorian 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 209 lb (95 kg) 1993–05–04 Florida
G 9 Harrison, Aaron 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1994–10–28 Kentucky
F 21 Jones, Jalen (TW) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1993–05–27 Texas A&M
F 42 Kleber, Maxi 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1992–01–29 Germany
G/F 23 Matthews, Wesley Injured 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1986–10–14 Marquette
F 20 McDermott, Doug 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 219 lb (99 kg) 1992–01–03 Creighton
C 50 Mejri, Salah 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1986–06–15 Tunisia
F 6 Motley, Johnathan (TW) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1995–05–04 Baylor
C 3 Noel, Nerlens (S) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1994–04–10 Kentucky
F/C 41 Nowitzki, Dirk (C) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1978–06–19 Germany
F/C 7 Powell, Dwight 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1991–07–20 Stanford
G 1 Smith Jr., Dennis 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1997–11–25 North Carolina State
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (GL) On assignment to G League affiliate
  • (TW) Two-way affiliate player
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2018–03–31

Standings[edit]

Division[edit]

Southwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
zHouston Rockets 65 17 .793 0.0 34–7 31–10 12–4 82
xNew Orleans Pelicans 48 34 .585 17.0 24–17 24–17 9–7 82
xSan Antonio Spurs 47 35 .573 18.0 33–8 14–27 9–7 82
Dallas Mavericks 24 58 .293 41.0 15–26 9–32 5–11 82
Memphis Grizzlies 22 60 .268 43.0 16–25 6–35 5–11 82

Conference[edit]

Western Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 zHouston Rockets * 65 17 .793 82
2 yGolden State Warriors * 58 24 .707 7.0 82
3 yPortland Trail Blazers * 49 33 .598 16.0 82
4 xOklahoma City Thunder 48 34 .585 17.0 82
5 xUtah Jazz 48 34 .585 17.0 82
6 xNew Orleans Pelicans 48 34 .585 17.0 82
7 xSan Antonio Spurs 47 35 .573 18.0 82
8 xMinnesota Timberwolves 47 35 .573 18.0 82
9 Denver Nuggets 46 36 .561 19.0 82
10 Los Angeles Clippers 42 40 .512 23.0 82
11 Los Angeles Lakers 35 47 .427 30.0 82
12 Sacramento Kings 27 55 .329 38.0 82
13 Dallas Mavericks 24 58 .293 41.0 82
14 Memphis Grizzlies 22 60 .268 43.0 82
15 Phoenix Suns 21 61 .256 44.0 82

Game log[edit]

Preseason[edit]

2017 pre-season game log
Total: 4–2 (Home: 3–0; Road: 1–1)
2017–18 season schedule

Regular season[edit]

2017–18 game log
Total: 24–58 (Home: 14–27; Road: 9–32)
2017–18 season schedule

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

After all games.[2]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
J. J. Barea 69 10 23.2 .439 .367 .784 2.9 6.3 .5 .0 11.6
Harrison Barnes 77 77 34.2 .445 .357 .827 6.1 2.0 .6 .2 18.9
Gian Clavell 7 0 9.1 .333 .400 1.000 1.0 .4 .3 .0 2.9
Antonius Cleveland 13 0 6.2 .286 .000 .500 .8 .2 .5 .3 .8
Kyle Collinsworth 32 2 15.0 .384 .235 .525 3.3 1.8 .5 .3 3.2
Yogi Ferrell 82 21 27.8 .426 .373 .796 3.0 2.5 .8 .1 10.2
Dorian Finney-Smith 21 13 21.3 .380 .299 .733 3.6 1.2 .5 .2 5.9
Devin Harris 44 1 18.3 .415 .352 .830 1.9 1.9 .8 .2 8.5
Aaron Harrison 9 3 25.9 .275 .209 .765 2.7 1.2 1.0 .2 6.7
Scotty Hopson 1 0 8.0 .000 .000 .500 .0 1.0 .0 .0 1.0
Jalen Jones 12 0 13.5 .397 .360 .588 2.9 .3 .4 .1 5.8
Maxi Kleber 72 36 16.8 .489 .313 .746 3.3 .7 .4 .7 5.4
Wesley Matthews 63 62 33.8 .406 .381 .822 3.1 2.7 1.2 .3 12.7
Doug McDermott 26 3 22.9 .478 .494 .857 2.5 1.1 .3 .2 9.0
Josh McRoberts 2 0 3.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
Salah Mejri 61 1 12.0 .642 .000 .576 4.0 .6 .4 1.1 3.5
Johnathan Motley 11 4 16.0 .533 .167 .536 4.5 .6 .3 .2 8.7
Nerlens Noel 30 6 15.7 .524 .000 .750 5.6 .7 1.0 .7 4.4
Dirk Nowitzki 77 77 24.7 .456 .409 .898 5.7 1.6 .6 .6 12.0
Dwight Powell 79 25 21.2 .593 .333 .719 5.6 1.2 .8 .4 8.5
Dennis Smith Jr. 69 69 29.7 .395 .313 .694 3.8 5.2 1.0 .3 15.2
Jameel Warney 3 0 9.0 .583 .000 .600 3.0 .0 .0 .0 5.7
Jeff Withey 9 0 4.3 .375 .200 .500 1.1 .0 .0 .3 1.7


Waived during the season
Traded during the season

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

June 28, 2017[3] To Dallas Mavericks
Cash considerations
To Houston Rockets
DeAndre Liggins
June 29, 2017[4] To Dallas Mavericks
Cash considerations
To Houston Rockets
Jarrod Uthoff
July 7, 2017[5] To Dallas Mavericks
Josh McRoberts
Future second-round draft pick
Cash considerations
To Miami Heat
A. J. Hammons
February 8, 2018[6] To Dallas Mavericks
Doug McDermott
Future second-round draft pick (from Portland via Denver)
To Denver Nuggets
Devin Harris
Future second-round draft pick (from L.A. Clippers via New York)
To New York Knicks
Emmanuel Mudiay

Free agents[edit]

Re-signed[edit]

Player Signed
Dirk Nowitzki July 6, 2017[7]
Nerlens Noel August 28, 2017[8]

Additions[edit]

Player Signed Former Team
Brandon Ashley[9] Germany Alba Berlin
Gian Clavell[10] Signed two-way contract (converted from training camp deal). Puerto Rico Brujos de Guayama
Antonius Cleveland[11] Signed two-way contract Santa Cruz Warriors
Kyle Collinsworth[12][13][14][15] Signed two-way contract / two 10-day contracts / 1-year deal Texas Legends / Dallas Mavericks
P. J. Dozier[16] South Carolina Gamecocks
Aaron Harrison[17][18] Signed 10-day contract / 1-year deal Reno Bighorns
Scotty Hopson[19] Signed 10-day contract Turkey Galatasaray Odeabank
Jalen Jones[20] Signed two-way contract New Orleans Pelicans / Greensboro Swarm
Maxi Kleber[21] Signed 1-year contract worth the veteran minimum Germany Bayern Munich
Johnathan Motley[22] Signed two-way contract Baylor Bears
Jameel Warney[23][24] Signed two 10-day contracts Texas Legends
Maalik Wayns[25] Israel Maccabi Rishon LeZion
Jeff Withey[26] Utah Jazz

Subtractions[edit]

Player Reason Left New Team
Brandon Ashley[23] Waived Texas Legends
Nicolás Brussino[27] Waived Atlanta Hawks
Gian Clavell[11] Waived Turkey Sakarya Büyükşehir Belediyesi
Antonius Cleveland[12] Waived Atlanta Hawks
Kyle Collinsworth[20][28] Waived / Second 10-day contract expired Dallas Mavericks / Texas Legends
P. J. Dozier Waived Oklahoma City Thunder / Oklahoma City Blue
Scotty Hopson[29] 10-day contract expired
Josh McRoberts[30] Waived
Jameel Warney Waived Texas Legends
Maalik Wayns Waived Spain Divina Seguros Joventut
Jeff Withey[12] Waived

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "2017-18 Dallas Mavericks Roster and Regular season Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 11, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Press Release: L.A. Clippers Acquire Seven Players and Draft Pick, Including Beverley, Dekker, Harrell and Williams". NBA.com. June 28, 2017. Retrieved June 28, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Rockets' Jarrod Uthoff: Traded to Houston". cbssports.com. June 29, 2017. Retrieved June 29, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Mavericks trade A.J. Hammons to Miami for Josh McRoberts". Mavs.com. July 7, 2017. Retrieved July 7, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Mavs acquire Doug McDermott and second-round pick in three-team trade". Mavs.com. February 8, 2018. Retrieved February 8, 2018. 
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  8. ^ "Mavs sign center Nerlens Noel". Mavs.com. August 28, 2017. Retrieved August 28, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Mavericks sign forward Brandon Ashley". mavs.com. August 3, 2017. Retrieved August 4, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Mavericks sign guard Gian Clavell". NBA.com. August 1, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2017. 
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  16. ^ "Mavericks sign guard P.J. Dozier". NBA.com. August 8, 2017. Retrieved August 8, 2017. 
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  19. ^ "Mavericks sign Scotty Hopson to 10-day contract". NBA Media Ventures, LLC. February 26, 2018. Retrieved February 26, 2018. 
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  21. ^ "Mavericks Sign Forward Maxi Kleber". NBA.com. July 13, 2017. Retrieved July 13, 2017. 
  22. ^ "Mavericks sign Johnathan Motley to two-way contract". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. July 3, 2017. Retrieved July 9, 2017. 
  23. ^ a b "Mavericks sign Jameel Warney; request waivers on Brandon Ashley". Mavs.com. October 13, 2017. Retrieved October 13, 2017. 
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  25. ^ "Mavericks announce their training camp roster". mavsmoneyball.com. August 28, 2017. Retrieved August 28, 2017. 
  26. ^ "Mavs sign center Jeff Withey". mavs.com. August 21, 2017. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  27. ^ "Mavericks waive Nicolas Brussino". mavs.com. July 20, 2017. Retrieved July 20, 2017. 
  28. ^ "Mavericks keeping final roster spot open in case trade before deadline materializes". sportsday.dallasnews.com. February 4, 2018. Retrieved February 4, 2018. 
  29. ^ "Scotty Hopson: Not re-signed by Dallas". cbssports.com. March 11, 2018. Retrieved March 11, 2018. 
  30. ^ "Dallas Mavericks waive Josh McRoberts". Mavs.com. February 10, 2018. Retrieved February 10, 2018.