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  • • Rick Carlisle reveals the one takeaway modern players should draw from The Last Dance
    Dallas Mavericks champion head coach Rick Carlisle caught an unnecessary stray shot from the folks at ESPN’s “The Last Dance” docu-series. In the documentary, he had an unflattering cameo appearance as a reserve player for the 1980s Boston Celtics who got his butt kicked by Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan in a particular sequence in […] The post Rick Carlisle reveals the ...2020
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    • Barack Obama to speak at LeBron James’ graduation event
    Stephen Curry, Doc Rivers and Rick Carlisle are set to participate in fourth annual Jr. NBA Leadership Summit....2020
  • • Rick Carlisle drops great line about embarrassing 'The Last Dance' cameo
    Odds are several other former players will be embarrassed by footage featured in upcoming episodes of “The Last Dance.”...2020
  • • Mavs' Carlisle laughs off 'Last Dance' cameo
    Mavs coach Rick Carlisle responded to his brief appearance in the opening episode of "The Last Dance" with a bit of self-deprecation, telling ESPN, "There must have been an exhaustive search to find footage of me actually PLAYING in an NBA playoff game."...2020
  • • Rick Carlisle amused by quick cameo in Michael Jordan documentary
    Here’s ESPN.com with a fun item about Mavs coach Rick Carlisle: Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle responded to his brief, not-so-glamorous appearance in the opening episode of ESPN’s “The Last Dance” with a wry bit of self-deprecating humor. “There must have been an exhaustive search to find footage of me actually PLAYING in an NBA … Continue reading "Rick Ca...2020
  • • Doncic misses game vs. Timberwolves; status for Monday not clear
    While Mavericks guard Luka Doncic seems to be over the ankle issues that bothered him earlier in the season, he missed Sunday’s game vs. Minnesota with a new injury — a left thumb sprain. Doncic played through the injury on Friday, but struggled to work around it, per an ESPN report. “I didn’t know how important the thumb was to hold the ball,” Doncic said on Friday. “It was tough. … I wasn’t myse...2020
  • • Mavericks star Luka Doncic sidelined with thumb injury
    Fresh off celebrating his 21st birthday earlier this weekend, Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic is dealing with yet another injury. Head coach Rick Carlisle noted on Sunday that Doncic is dealing with a thumb injury and will not suit up against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Doncic has missed several games due to various ankle injuries this season. Though, this is the first time he’s popped up with a...2020
  • • Mavs' Jalen Brunson out at least four more games with shoulder injury
    Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson, who left Saturday’s loss to the Hawks early in the first quarter with a right shoulder injury, sat out Monday’s game and will remain on the shelf for the team’s upcoming four-game road trip, as Callie Caplan of The Dallas Morning News writes. The injury, diagnosed as a shoulder sprain, will sideline Brunson for games in San Antonio (Wednesday), Miami (Friday), Minnes...2020
  • • Luka Doncic (ankle) likely to return on Wednesday?
    The Dallas Mavericks have been cautiously hoping star Luka Doncic could return to the court before the All-Star Break. Now, after missing seven games with a right ankle sprain, Doncic is expected to return for Wednesday’s game against the Sacramento Kings. Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle told reporters on Tuesday that Doncic is making progress in his return and the team will upgrade Doncic’s status ...2020
  • • Mavericks hope All-Star Luka Doncic can return on Wednesday
    Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle told reporters that the team hopes All-Star guard Luka Doncic will be able to return to the court on Wednesday for a tilt against the Kings, per Dwain Price of Mavs.com (Twitter link). Carlisle also mentioned that Doncic scrimmaged with the Mavericks over the last two days, according to Mavs.com’s Eddie Sefko (Twitter link). Doncic was diagnosed with a moderate a...2020

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Rick Carlisle injury and suspension

  • • Doncic misses game vs. Timberwolves; status for Monday not clear
    While Mavericks guard Luka Doncic seems to be over the ankle issues that bothered him earlier in the season, he missed Sunday’s game vs. Minnesota with a new injury — a left thumb sprain. Doncic played through the injury on Friday, but struggled to work around it, per an ESPN report. “I didn’t know how important the thumb was to hold the ball,” Doncic said on Friday. “It was tough. … I wasn’t myse...2020
  • • Mavericks star Luka Doncic sidelined with thumb injury
    Fresh off celebrating his 21st birthday earlier this weekend, Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic is dealing with yet another injury. Head coach Rick Carlisle noted on Sunday that Doncic is dealing with a thumb injury and will not suit up against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Doncic has missed several games due to various ankle injuries this season. Though, this is the first time he’s popped up with a...2020
  • • Mavs' Jalen Brunson out at least four more games with shoulder injury
    Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson, who left Saturday’s loss to the Hawks early in the first quarter with a right shoulder injury, sat out Monday’s game and will remain on the shelf for the team’s upcoming four-game road trip, as Callie Caplan of The Dallas Morning News writes. The injury, diagnosed as a shoulder sprain, will sideline Brunson for games in San Antonio (Wednesday), Miami (Friday), Minnes...2020
  • • Luka Doncic (ankle) likely to return on Wednesday?
    The Dallas Mavericks have been cautiously hoping star Luka Doncic could return to the court before the All-Star Break. Now, after missing seven games with a right ankle sprain, Doncic is expected to return for Wednesday’s game against the Sacramento Kings. Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle told reporters on Tuesday that Doncic is making progress in his return and the team will upgrade Doncic’s status ...2020
  • • Luka Doncic 'progressing well,' could return before All-Star break
    The Dallas Mavericks may get star Luka Doncic back even sooner than expected. Head coach Rick Carlisle said on Friday that he could come back before the All-Star break, per Mike Peasley of ESPN. Doncic suffered an ankle injury during practice just over a week ago, and at the time of the injury the Mavericks were hopeful the injury would be manageable and that he’d return soon. An MRI determined it...2020
  • • Luka Doncic to undergo MRI on injured ankle
    Mavericks star Luka Doncic turned his right ankle during a practice on Thursday, according to head coach Rick Carlisle (Twitter link via Bobby Karalla of Mavs.com). While Carlisle said that Doncic’s status for Friday’s game in Houston is unknown, Marc Stein of The New York Times reports (via Twitter) that the 20-year-old will undergo an MRI exam on the ankle on Friday to determine the severity of ...2020
  • • Mavericks star Luka Doncic suffers ankle injury in practice
    The Dallas Mavericks received a bit of a scare during practice on Thursday. According to head coach Rick Carlisle, star sophomore and MVP candidate Luka Doncic turned his ankle during the session. Carlisle went on to note that Doncic’s status for Friday’s game against the division-rival Houston Rockets is up in the air. We’re sure that the 20-year-old guard will get further tests before he’s allow...2020
  • • Mavs not setting specific date for Willie Cauley-Stein's debut
    The Mavericks officially acquired Willie Cauley-Stein from the Warriors on Saturday, but it’s not clear when he’ll start playing, writes Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News. Cauley-Stein will report to the team on Sunday in Oklahoma City, but probably not in time for an afternoon practice. He may see a few minutes Monday against the Thunder or Tuesday against the Suns, but coach Rick Carlisle...2020
  • • Mavs coach Rick Carlisle: Teams are ‘beating the s— out of’ Luka Doncic
    Luka Doncic has quickly emerged as one of the biggest stars in the NBA, but Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle does not feel the reigning Rookie of the Year is getting the star treatment. Doncic scored 39 points in Saturday’s overtime loss to the Charlotte Hornets, and only six of them came from the free-throw line. After the game, Carlisle was critical of the officiating crew for not giving Don...2020
  • • Rick Carlisle: No timetable for Kristaps Porzingis' return after late scratch
    Kristaps Porzingis was a surprising late scratch for the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night, and his immediate availability is uncertain at this point. Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle indicated after a 106-101 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder that there is no timetable for Porzingis’ return after the superstar was pulled from the lineup due to right knee soreness. Porzingis indicated that it’s ...2020

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Rick Carlisle trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Rick Carlisle: Social Media Pressure on ‘Guys Like Luka to Generate Highlights’
    Luka Doncic and the NBA’s brightest stars face “undue pressure” to create plays worthy of the highlight reel due to fans’ expectations on their social media feeds, according to Mavs head coach Rick Carlisle. “I like being an entertainer,” says Doncic, who more or less single-handedly outplayed the hapless Golden State Warriors Wednesday night. Carlisle […]...2019
  • • Prior to trade, Knicks notified Mavericks of allegation against Porzingis
    The Knicks informed the Mavericks about the pending rape allegation against Kristaps Porzingis before completing the January trade that sent him to Dallas, tweets ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The league office was also told about the situation. Porzingis has denied the accusation through his attorney. Dallas’ decision to go through with the deal is especially significant in light of a workplace misc...2019
  • • Luke Walton 'fully expects' to be coaching Lakers next season
    It’s widely assumed that Luke Walton will be relieved of his head coaching duties this offseason, though Walton isn’t fazed by the all the reports. “I fully expect to be coaching this team again next year,” Walton tells Bill Oram of The Athletic. Mark Jackson, Rick Carlisle, and Jason Kidd have all been rumored to be possible targets for the Lakers should the franchise let Walton go. Doc Rivers wa...2019
  • • Report: Lakers interested in Mavericks’ Rick Carlisle to replace Luke Walton
    It’s already pretty much a foregone conclusion that the Los Angeles Lakers will move on from embattled head coach Luke Walton following the 2018-19 season. Finishing a season that will end with LeBron James missing the playoffs for the first time since 2005, the Lakers might very well be looking to cater to their new star. Having seen the likes of Doc Rivers and Jason Kidd bandied about as potenti...2019
  • • Jalen Brunson has benefited from Dennis Smith Jr. trade
    Jalen Brunson‘s play in recent weeks has made the Mavericks look even wiser for dealing second-year guard Dennis Smith Jr. as part of the Kristaps Porzingis blockbuster, according to Brad Townsend of the Dallas Morning News. A high second-round pick, the rookie guard out of Villanova has averaged 15.8 PPG and 4.3 APG over the past 10 games. Brunson, who has become a starter since the trade, signed...2019
  • • Report: Mavs gave Rick Carlisle extension, raise before season
    Dallas “quietly” reworked Rick Carlisle‘s contract with the Mavericks before the 2018-19 season, according to Marc Stein of The New York Times, who reports (via Twitter) that Carlisle received an extension and a raise at that time. Carlisle had already been on a five-year contract that was projected to run through the 2021-22 season, but the Mavs extended that deal by one year, keeping him under t...2019
  • • Rockets look to improve luxury tax situation with Melo trade
    The Rockets will improve their luxury tax situation if the proposed trade of Carmelo Anthony to the Bulls goes through, Bobby Marks of ESPN notes. Houston started the day with a luxury tax bill of $13.9M but will see that number drop to $12.4M if the trade becomes official. It will also create a $1.5M trade exception and open up a roster spot. Big man Kenneth Faried, signed earlier in the day, wil...2019
  • • ESPN: Dennis Smith Jr. will return to Mavericks for Tuesday’s game
    The Mavericks have played the past several games without Dennis Smith Jr, but it looks like the guard will return to action for Dallas this week. Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle told his team at practice on Sunday that Smith will return for Dallas' game against the Clippers on Tuesday, according to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon. Smith has not played since the team’s Jan. 7 loss to the Lakers. He has miss...2019
  • • Rick Carlisle 'would love' to have Dennis Smith Jr. back
    Dennis Smith Jr. has been the subject of trade rumors, but Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle nevertheless insists the team “would love” to have the second-year point guard back in the fold. Smith has been absent from the team for most of the week due to an alleged illness, but the timing of his absence, which included not being present at Friday’s practice, does not bode well. The aforemen...2019
  • • Dennis Smith Jr. hasn't requested trade from Mavs
    The Mavericks and Dennis Smith Jr. have held positive discussions in recent days, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic, who also adds that Smith hasn’t requested a trade to this point. ESPN’s Tim MacMahon reported earlier in the day that Dallas hopes to reconcile and move forward with Smith on the roster, despite shopping the 2017 lottery pick in recent weeks. Teams have yet to give the Mav...2019

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  • • Mavs eyeing Marvin Bagley in case he drops to No. 5
    Duke’s Marvin Bagley III has consistently been mentioned as a top-three draft pick who may drop a spot or two further. If he does slip, the Mavericks could have interest in Bagley as the team wields the fifth overall pick. However, The Ringer’s Jonathan Tjarks spoke to the Dallas Morning News about why Bagley may not be the ideal pick for the Mavericks.I’m pretty sure the top four will be some ord...2018
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  • • Why We're Still Not Sure If the OKC Thunder Are Title Contenders
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  • • Thunder vs. Mavericks: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs
    2016
  • • Oklahoma City Thunder Regaining Urgency, Reclaiming Series vs. Dallas Mavericks
    2016
  • • NBA Playoff Schedule 2016: Dates, TV Coverage for Remaining Round 1 Games
    2016
  • • Monday NBA Roundup: Resilient Mavs Showing Thunder They Won't Go Down Quietly
    2016
  • • Mavericks vs. Thunder: Game 1 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs
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  • • NBA Playoffs 2016: Schedule Guide, Standings and Predictions for Round 1 Results
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Rick Carlisle kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Mark Cuban defends LaVar Ball, compares him to Dennis Rodman
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, unlike a growing number of NBA head coaches — not to mention the Los Angeles Lakers organization, per reports — actually believes LaVar Ball is good for the NBA.Ball, the outspoken and oft-controversial father of Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball, once again has achieved drawing attention to himself by publicly criticizing Luke Walton, opining in a controversi...2018
  • • Pacific notes: Lakers management remains silent; C.J. Williams contributing for Clips
    The Lakers mishandled the latest controversy involving LaVar Ball, writes Tim Bontemps of The Washington Post. The outspoken father of rookie Lonzo Ball said over the weekend that coach Luke Walton has lost control of the team and that players no longer enjoy playing for him.The comments drew a harsh reaction from other coaches such as the Mavericks’ Rick Carlisle, the Pistons’ Stan Van Gundy and ...2018
  • • Report: Lakers ‘have begun to worry’ about LaVar Ball’s impact on Lonzo Ball
    Lonzo Ball has been dealing with his father’s antics for years. Yet there reportedly are some within the Los Angeles Lakers organization fretting over how LaVar Ball’s constant, controversial nature could hamper the rookie’s career.LaVar Ball of course has made several outlandish comments since the Lakers used the No. 2 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft on the former UCLA standout. Things came to a head ...2018
  • • Stan Van Gundy threatens ESPN boycott over LaVar Ball coverage
    Stan Van Gundy has joined the growing number of NBA head coaches upset with ESPN’s frequent coverage of LaVar Ball by threatening to boycott the network’s broadcast crew during an upcoming Detroit Pistons game.The Pistons are set to face the Washington Wizards in a Jan. 19 game slated to air on ESPN. Van Gundy indicated this week he may not conduct pregame and in-game interviews with the ESPN broa...2018
  • • Six NBA coaches who have done standout jobs this season
    Coaches are leaders. Coaches are mentors. Coaches are tacticians. Coaches are father figures. Coaches are communicators. Coaches are jokesters and woke-sters (in the cases of Steve Kerr and Gregg Popovich). Coaches are meme material (in the case of Doc Rivers). Coaches are disciplinarians (in the cases of Rick Carlisle and Tom Thibodeau). Coaches are punchlines (in the case of Tyronn Lue). But mos...2017
  • • Draymond Green’s mom defends Jordan Bell dunk
    Golden State Warriors rookie Jordan Bell found himself in the midst of a mini-controversy due to a highlight-reel dunk in the closing moments of Monday’s 133-103 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. But if it’s any consolation for Bell, at least Draymond Green’s mom has his back.Bell arguably violated one of the those much ballyhooed “unwritten rules” in sports with his off-the-backboard alley-oop t...2017
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    2016
  • • Derrick Rose, New York Knicks Finding Their Form and Friday NBA Takeaways
    2016
  • • Oklahoma City Thunder Regaining Urgency, Reclaiming Series vs. Dallas Mavericks
    2016
  • • Warriors Situation May Be Too Perfect for Luke Walton to Leave It Behind
    2016

Top Rick Carlisle news

  • • Derrick Rose Calls Kobe Bryant 'Our Generation's Michael Jordan'
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  • • Report: Rajon Rondo Out Indefinitely With ‘Back Injury’
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    2016
  • • Rajon Rondo Comments on Relationship with George Karl
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  • • David Lee to Spurs: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction
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  • • Rick Carlisle calls Kobe Bryant 'one of the greatest competitors' of all time
    Rick Carlisle calls Kobe Bryant 'one of the greatest competitors' of all time...2016
  • • Rajon Rondo, Mavericks Reportedly Agreed to Part Ways, Did Not Get Playoff Share
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  • • The Time Is Now for Rajon Rondo to Resurrect NBA Career After Signing with Kings
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  • • Rajon Rondo Not Expected to Play for Mavericks Again, According to Rick Carlisle
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  • • Carlisle rips ESPN for giving LaVar Ball platform
    Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle, president of the NBA Coaches Association, said it's a 'disgrace' that ESPN published LaVar Ball's comments critical of Lakers coach Luke Walton. He said such comments shouldn't be published if they have no merit or validity....2018

Rick Carlisle fantasy rankings and news

  • • Rajon Rondo reborn
    It's taken all of 11 games for the former fantasy basketball king, Rajon Rondo, to re-establish himself as one of the best pure point guards in the league.  It was an ugly road to the west coast for the 29-year-old, after he took an unwanted detour from his long-term home in Boston to a slightly above average Dallas Mavericks team last season. Needless to say, the stint didn't go well, as the hot-...2015
  • • Dallas Mavericks Have Big Decisions to Keep Status Quo Next Season
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Rick Carlisle schedule, game

  • • Mavs' Carlisle laughs off 'Last Dance' cameo
    2020
  • • Mavs' Jalen Brunson out at least four more games with shoulder injury
    2020
  • • Mavericks hope All-Star Luka Doncic can return on Wednesday
    2020
  • • Mavericks ‘hope’ Luka Doncic can play Wednesday against Kings
    The Dallas Mavericks are holding out hope that star Luka Doncic can return to the lineup on Wednesday against the Sacramento Kings. According to Tim MacMahon of ESPN, head coach Rick Carlisle said, “The hope is he plays on Wednesday. It’ll depend on how he feels, how he responds to [increased basketball activities]. But all in all, he’s doing well.” Doncic has been out of commission since Jan. 30,...2020
  • • NBA League Pass games of the week: Feb. 3 through Feb. 9
    As a way to help you set your NBA-watching calendar, this space gets you ready for the best games that aren’t on ABC, ESPN, TNT or NBATV each week. We provide a little insight about why you should check out each matchup and a few nuggets about the teams involved. Monday 2/3 Mavericks at Pacers Luka Doncic is out due to a sprained ankle, but this is still the best League Pass matchup on a busy 10-g...2020
  • • Luka Doncic to undergo MRI on injured ankle
    2020
  • • Rick Carlisle: No timetable for Kristaps Porzingis' return after late scratch
    2020
  • • Luka Doncic To Return From Sprained Ankle
    The Dallas Mavericks are making plans for superstar sophomore Luka Doncic to return to the lineup tonight, ESPN’s Tim MacMahon reports. Doncic has missed the past four games with a sprained ankle. In fact, while Doncic is officially listed as questionable for the home matchup against the Spurs, head coach Rick Carlisle reportedly told ESPN’s […] The post Luka Doncic To Return Fro...2019
  • • Report: Lakers interested in Mavericks’ Rick Carlisle to replace Luke Walton
    2019
  • • Nikola Mirotic out with injury, Chris Paul returning soon
    The Pelicans, already missing star big man Anthony Davis, will be without another key frontcourt player for at least the next week. The club announced in a press release on Thursday evening that Nikola Mirotic is dealing with a right calf strain and will be re-evaluated in a week. Shams Charania of The Athletic suggests that Mirotic may end up missing a week or two due to the injury. Meanwhile, a ...2019

Rick Carlisle rumors, scandals

  • • Prior to trade, Knicks notified Mavericks of allegation against Porzingis
    2019
  • • Rick Carlisle tries to deflect from Dennis Smith Jr. trade speculation
    Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle is trying to put a damper on speculation that Dennis Smith Jr. will be dealt. Carlisle said that Smith and rookie sensation Luka Doncic form a ball-handling duo who can coexist and put steady pressure on opposing defenses, per Dwain Price of Mavs.com.  “We have two point guards out there. Let’s quit looking at it as Dennis is getting relegated to playing off the ball,...2018
  • • Rick Carlisle on Mark Cuban allegations: ‘Most insidious form’ of fake news
    Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle not surprisingly has once again been compelled to weigh in on the alleged malfeasance plaguing the organization’s front office and ownership. This time it involves allegations of sexual assault against Mavericks owner Mark Cuban stemming from a 2011 incident in Portland, Ore.Carlisle made it abundantly clear he is 100 percent behind Cuban in light of the a...2018
  • • Rick Carlisle addresses Mavericks' sexual harassment scandal
    Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle on Wednesday addressed the organization’s sexual harassment scandal brought to light in a troubling Sports Illustrated piece published this week.Carlisle noted  that “there’s going to be a thorough investigation into this from an outside group led by two people at the top of their profession,” former New Jersey attorney general Anne Milgram and Evan Krutoy...2018
  • • Mavs notes: Latest on trade talks, Nowitzki comfortable in role
    While plenty could change betwen now and Thursday, the Mavericks aren’t close to any deals at this point, a source tells Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News. According to Sefko, if Dallas does get a trade done this week, it seems likely to happen at “the 11th hour.”The Mavericks are keeping an eye out for deals that would allow them to add draft picks or promising young players, and are willing...2018
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