Archive for the ‘Dallas Mavericks’ Category

Reuters Sports News Summary

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Scheffler and Landry opened a four-stroke buffer over their nearest rival, Rickie Fowler, on a day of low scoring in perfect conditions in the southern California desert. NBA roundup: Doncic, Mavs shoot past Blazers Luka Doncic made a career-best eight 3-pointers and recorded 35 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 120-112 victory over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Tim Hardaway Jr. made five 3-pointers while scoring 29 points, and Seth Curry tallied 16 points off the bench as the Mavericks won their fourth straight game.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Australian Open top seed Rafa Nadal entered his third decade as a professional ranked No. 1 in the world and the 33-year-old Spaniard says he is surprised to be at the summit of the men's game given his long and varied history of injuries. Enjoying a rare period of full fitness, Nadal is bidding for his second title in his 15th appearance at Melbourne Park, as well as the added carrot of matching Roger Federer's all-time record of 20 Grand Slam titles.

For WWE’s NXT, the future is now and it belongs to Rhea Ripley

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Along those same lines, Rhea Ripley represents the future of women's wrestling in WWE and arguably its entire NXT brand. The 23-year-old Australian phenom has had as impressive a month in professional wrestling as Jackson and Doncic did in their respective athletic fields. Despite household names like Becky Lynch, Brock Lesnar and Daniel Bryan headlining last month's Survivor Series pay-per-view event, no star has shone brighter than Ripley's.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Hamilton ends the F1 season in style in Abu Dhabi Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton wrapped up the Formula One season in style on Sunday by cruising unchallenged to a dominant victory in Abu Dhabi in his 250th grand prix. The 34-year-old Mercedes driver led every lap from pole position to chequered flag, banging in a fastest lap for good measure to emphasize his supremacy under the Yas Marina floodlights.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Hamilton ends the F1 season in style in Abu Dhabi Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton wrapped up the Formula One season in style on Sunday by cruising unchallenged to a dominant victory in Abu Dhabi in his 250th grand prix. The 34-year-old Mercedes driver led every lap from pole position to chequered flag, banging in a fastest lap for good measure to emphasize his supremacy under the Yas Marina floodlights.

NBA team Dallas Mavericks to accept Bitcoin as payment

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

The Dallas Mavericks has become the second NBA franchise to accept Bitcoin as a method of payment for tickets and merchandise. The news comes as part of a partnership with BitPay, who also made it possible for AT&T customers to pay their phone bills with Bitcoin in May. The Sacramento Kings was the first NBA team to accept Bitcoin as payment for tickets and sporting goods, adopting the payment method back in 2014 when Bitcoin was worth just $800.

Nowitzki soaking up retirement after 21 seasons with Mavs

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

Dirk Nowitzki eventually plans on working out again. The recently retired star of the Dallas Mavericks wants to stay in somewhat decent shape. Nowitzki looks relaxed and happy, with a neatly trimmed beard surrounding a wide smile, nearly two months after announcing his retirement on the court after his final home game in his record 21st season with the same franchise.

Nowitzki announces retirement after final home game for Mavs

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Dirk Nowitzki cried near midcourt when the second quarter was about to resume. The Dallas Mavericks star nearly jumped for joy with a huge smile on his face after a rare dunk prompted thunderous applause from a crowd celebrating the final home game of his record 21st season with the same franchise. And then after Larry Bird joked during a postgame ceremony that he was ''15 when Dirk came into the league and now I'm 62,'' Nowitzki let fly with a realization the 40-year-old said he reached in recent days.

Nowitzki announces retirement after final home game for Mavs

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Dirk Nowitzki cried near midcourt when the second quarter was about to resume. The Dallas Mavericks star nearly jumped for joy with a huge smile on his face after a rare dunk prompted thunderous applause from a crowd celebrating the final home game of his record 21st season with the same franchise. And then after Larry Bird joked during a postgame ceremony that he was "15 when Dirk came into the league and now I'm 62," Nowitzki let fly with a realization the 40-year-old said he reached in recent days.

Thursday’s Sports in Brief

Friday, February 1st, 2019

The New York Knicks traded Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks, parting with the young All-Star forward as he recovers from a torn knee ligament. The Knicks acquired Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews and two future first-round picks, while also sending guards Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke and Courtney Lee to Dallas.