Amin Elhassan's Rookie Readiness Scale projects Karl-Anthony Towns to be a solid starter right away, while it might take longer for D'Angelo Russell and Emmanuel Mudiay.
Dallas announced the signing of 7-foot-2 center Salah Mejri, a project who didn't get much playing time in Spain last season.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban discussed Dallas' recent trade duds and draft misses among other topics in a Grantland.com podcast.
Mavericks Will Take A Step Back
Dallas might have lost too many pieces this offseason to compete in the West. Without Tyson Chandler and Monta Ellis, the onus will once again be on Dirk Nowitzki to carry the franchise. 5-on-5: Biggest fallers
Mavericks Still Managed To Upgrade
Deron Willliams and Wesley Matthews will be a much better fit in the Dallas backcourt than Monta Ellis and Rajon Rondo. As long as they stay healthy, the Mavericks could be a top offensive team. Most improved (Insider)
When the calendar switched over to July 1, Wesley Matthews was expecting a call from the Portland Trail Blazers to tell him they had an offer to re-sign him.
Mark Cuban: Dirk enough for top 3 in East
The Mavs owner believes the NBA's conference discrepancy is strong, saying on Grantland's Lowe Post podcast: "If we were in the East, we'd be a perennial top 3 team. We wouldn't have to do much, just add pieces around Dirk (Nowitzki)."
Who will rise and fall in 2015-16?
Following a summer of deals, the Thunder and Heat were tabbed by our experts as the teams to make the biggest jump next season. After losing out on DeAndre Jordan, the Mavericks weren't so lucky. 5-on-5: Dallas faces decline
After a summer of deals, which teams are on the inside track to success next season and which are headed for a down year? Our 5-on-5 panel weighs in.
Doc Rivers the GM helped Doc Rivers the coach with the additions of Paul Pierce and Lance Stephenson, while the Nets project to crash into the crop of the NBA's worst teams.
Carlos Boozer drawing interest
The free agent forward is reportedly being looked at by the Knicks, Rockets and Mavericks. Boozer, 33, may need to agree to a veteran's minimum contract to continue his NBA career. NBA rumors roundup
The Dallas Mavericks have signed free-agent forwards Jamil Wilson and Brandon Ashley.
The Mavericks announced Monday that they have signed free-agent forwards Jamil Wilson and Brandon Ashley.
Center Samuel Dalembert is on the verge of agreeing to a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum to return to the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources.
The Dallas Mavericks have officially signed guard John Jenkins and forward Jarrid Famous, the team announced Friday.
Maurice Ndour has reached an agreement on a deal with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources told ESPN.com.
Parsons pay to increase?
If Chandler Parsons can take his game to another level this season, his salary may make a leap next summer when he's scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent. 2016 free-agent Big Board 1.0 (Insider)
Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith debate Mark Cuban's comments on DeAndre Jordan, if a black champion is needed in the PGA and if Los Angeles really needs a NFL team.
Cuban was specifically asked to play the role by the SyFy network.
'President' Mark Cuban fights sharks?
Yes, it's true. Cuban plays the Commander in Chief in "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!" that debuts tonight on the SyFy Network. Director Anthony Ferrante said he hopes it's a blockbuster that was made "on a beer budget." Other cameos
Cuban: Jordan return like 'makeup sex'
"When you have a situation like DeAndre [Jordan], makeup sex is always the best sex, but after the makeup sex is over, you stare at that same face and realize the problems are the same," Mark Cuban told The Herd on ESPN Radio today. "It's hard for free agents to get past that sometimes." Story
Mark Cuban said the only thing he would have done differently in the DeAndre Jordan situation would've been having the center change his Twitter profile after he agreed to a deal with the Mavs.
Unlucky offseason dooms Mavericks
The loss of DeAndre Jordan has left lasting consequences. The Mavericks have had to scramble to regroup, and they don't look like a contender now or in the near future. Westeren Conference grades (Insider)