Doncic likely to be game-time decision for Mavs

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle anticipates he will not know whether Luka Doncic (sprained ankle) will be available for Game 4 against the Clippers until minutes before Sunday afternoon’s tipoff. – NBA

Source: Cauley-Stein opts out; Mavs to get Burke

Mavericks center Willie Cauley-Stein, whose wife is expected to give birth in July, will not return to the team for the restart of the NBA season, sources told ESPN. His roster spot is expected to go to Trey Burke. – NBA

Mavs’ Cuban hopeful for mid-May NBA return

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is hopeful the NBA can return in mid-May, though he hasn’t heard when play will resume from the league. – NBA

Cuban discipline to wait on Mavs’ protest ruling

The Dallas Mavericks have filed a protest over their loss Saturday night to the Atlanta Hawks, citing a “misapplication of the rules,” sources confirmed to ESPN. The New York Times first reported the protest of a call with 8.4 seconds remaining. – NBA

Doncic shines in return from injury, Mavs beat Kings 130-111

Before heading to the All-Star game to play with his basketball idol, Luka Doncic returned from injury to test a pairing that's a lot more important to the Dallas Mavericks sensation. The 20-year-old Slovenian and fellow Euro star Kristaps Porzingis will want to keep this up after the break. Doncic had 33 points and 12 rebounds after missing seven games with a sprained right ankle while Porzingis chipped in 27 points with 13 boards, leading the Mavericks to a 130-111 win over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.

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Sources: Ex-Hornet Kidd-Gilchrist to join Mavs

Former Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has agreed to sign with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources told ESPN. – NBA

No Luka, no problem: Porzingis, Mavs top Pacers

With Luka Doncic sidelined again, the Mavericks relied on Kristaps Porzingis, who scored a season-high 38 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in Dallas’ 112-103 victory over the Pacers Monday in Indianapolis. – NBA

Luka takes frustration out on jersey in Mavs’ loss

Mavericks star Luka Doncic struggled to deal with his frustration during a 129-114 loss to the Lakers on Friday night, as did coach Rick Carlisle, who was ejected. – TOP

Mavs’ Doncic briefly in protocol after scary fall

Mavericks star guard Luka Doncic briefly entered the concussion protocol after suffering a hard fall Sunday night, but he was deemed healthy enough to return to game action. – NBA

Sources: Mavs’ Doncic near Jordan Brand deal

The Mavs’ Luka Doncic is expected to sign a five-year deal with Jordan Brand, sources told ESPN. It will not begin as a signature deal, sources said, but Doncic can earn a signature deal through bonus clauses such as winning MVP or Finals MVP. – NBA

Mavs’ Doncic ‘progressing well’ in ankle recovery

Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic already has shed his crutches and walking boot after suffering a moderate ankle sprain Saturday, coach Rick Carlisle said. – NBA

Mavs overcome Giannis’ 48 to cool red-hot Bucks

After rolling off 18 consecutive victories, the Bucks have tasted defeat for the first time since Nov. 8 following a 120-116 loss to the Luka Doncic-less Mavericks. – TOP

Sources: Mavs’ Doncic has moderate ankle sprain

Mavericks star Luka Doncic exited Saturday’s game in the opening minutes with what league sources say is a “moderate” ankle sprain. – NBA

Mavs’ Doncic: I need to tone it down with officials

Luka Doncic, who felt he was fouled on his potential game-winning shot, said after the game he need to tone down his animated interactions with officials. – NBA

Doncic fuels sizzling Mavs to 46-point rout of Pels

Luka Doncic scored 28 points in 26 minutes as the Mavericks won their fifth game in a row and 10th of 11 with a 130-84 rout of the Pelicans on Saturday. – NBA

Doncic ties career high with 42 as Mavs beat Suns

Luka Doncic tied a career high with 42 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. added 26 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Phoenix Suns 120-113 on Friday night. – NBA

Doncic gets stitches; Mavs unhappy with refs

Mavs star Luka Doncic needed stitches for a head laceration Friday night after colliding with the Lakers’ Dwight Howard, one of several no-calls that upset Doncic and his team. – NBA

Comparisons to idol LeBron amaze Mavs’ Doncic

After nearly becoming the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double on Wednesday, Luka Doncic said “it’s amazing” to hear people comparing his performance as a rookie to that of LeBron James. – NBA

Tyson Chandler on being Mavs’ second choice: ‘Business is business’

Tyson Chandler on being Mavs’ second choice: ‘Business is business’ – NBA

Mavs suspend Rondo 1 game for altercation

Guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended one game for conduct detrimental to the team, the Dallas Mavericks announced Wednesday. – NBA

Sources: Stoudemire commits to join Mavs

Amar’e Stoudemire has committed to joining the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources, giving him a chance to compete for a championship and adding much-needed frontcourt depth to a Western Conference contender’s bench.

Curry scores 51 to rally Warriors past Mavs

Stephen Curry scored a season-high 51 points and made a season-best 10 3-pointers, rallying the Golden State Warriors from an early 22-point deficit to down the Dallas Mavericks 128-114 on Wednesday night.

Sources: Rondo gives Mavs edge with O’Neal

The acquisition of Rajon Rondo has given the Dallas Mavericks an undeniable edge in the race to lure veteran big man Jermaine O’Neal back to the NBA, according to league sources.

Rondo to make Mavs debut; Spurs sit top 4

Point guard Rajon Rondo will make his debut with the Dallas Mavericks’ star-studded starting five against an extremely short-handed San Antonio Spurs team. – NBA

Rondo ‘dying to get another ring’ with Mavs

The opportunity to play for a contender again has Rajon Rondo feeling revitalized after leaving a rebuilding franchise in the Boston Celtics. – NBA

Sources: Celtics, Mavs talking Rondo trade

The Boston Celtics, after years of flirting with potential Rajon Rondo deals, are in substantive discussions on a trade that would send Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources.