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Every Mavericks free agency rumor, updated

Your one stop shop for all the Dallas rumors and news as free agency ramps up.

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Free agency is upon us. On July 1 at midnight eastern, the Dallas Mavericks will go hunting for the final pieces they’ll be putting around Dirk Nowitzki, Dennis Smith Jr, and now Luka Doncic. Who’s coming to Dallas... Lebron James, DeAndre Jordan, Julius Randle, Vince Carter, Jason Terry? Hard to say, at least with specificity.

As news breaks, we’ll be updating it here. Bookmark this page and check back often over the next week or so.

July 2, 8”55 p.m. CT: Since the Mavericks weren’t able to offload Wes Matthews during the DeAndre Jordan acquisition, it was likely the Mavs were going to lose some of their bench backcourt from last season. The first of those losses happened today, as Woj reports that Seth Curry is joining the Portland Trail Blazers on a fairly small deal.

Curry missed all of last season with an shin injury in his left leg, which he eventually has surgery for toward the end of the season. It’s an injury that has plagued Curry since his days at Duke, which is why the Mavericks were never rumored or chomping at the bit to bring him back. With the Mavs cap pretty much all tied up to Jordan’s deal (and the Mavericks drafting Jalen Brunson), Curry is off to recover his career for a good Portland team that could use a little more outside shooting and scoring from the perimeter, outside of their star backcourt.

July 1, 4:33 p.m. CT: According to Marc Berman at the NY Post, Dallas is among teams talking with Anthony Tolliver. Tolliver played with the Pistons last year.

July 1, 2:04 p.m. CT: Looks like Dallas may have some room to make some additional roster moves yet, with reports that Dirk will sign a $5M deal and that DeAndre’s contract may be less than we thought.

June 30th, 10:55 pm CT: And Doug is gone. That’s the price you pay for wanting a center.

June 30th, 10:44 pm CST: IT’S HAPPENING:

Do we believe anything until he’s in a Maverick uniform?

June 30th, 8:51 pm, CST: The NBA sent out a salary cap memo that was mostly boring, except for the inclusion that the cap’s going to rise again NEXT season. And there’s a rising assumption that many free agents are going to take one year deals. This could be big fore free agency:

June 30th, 5:06 pm, CST: Both Woj and Zach Lowe have confirmed that the Pacers are very interested in Doug McDermott. Unless things move quickly for the Mavericks and DeAndre Jordan, McDermott may move on:

June 30th, 10:10 am CST: If you got your hopes up for DeMarcus Cousins (or were queasy about the Mavs pursuing him) well Woj has either some very good or bad news:

June 30th, 9:55 am CST: Welcome to the wild world of tracking social media for free agency scoops, Luka!

June 29th, 6:15 pm CST: First, Marc Stein reports that Dirk has opted out.

Second, the Mavericks now have a ton of cap space to do something.

June 29th, 5:45 pm CST: Woj says that Jordan will opt out with the Clippers and try to negotiate a deal with Dallas.

June 29th, 4:48 pm CST: Just something to keep an eye on about Dirk. Eddie Sefko of the DMN said the smart money was for the team to pick up Nowitzki’s option this morning but that didn’t make sense from our perspective.

June 29th, 4:42 pm CST: So Wes Matthews being a part of the trade might not be totally dead, per Marc Stein.

SJune 28th, 10:35 pm CST: So the Clippers aren’t interested in taking back Wesley Matthews according to Marc Stein.

The thing here that no one wants to seem to say on the Dallas side is that other teams have no interest in Matthews. Maybe something will happen, but as of Thursday night, we see no reason as to why that could change.

June 28th, 3:03 pm CST: Sham Charania is the third national reporter to confirm Dallas is pursuing DeAndre Jordan hard.

This means Dallas has now pulled two of the three offers they made yesterday to some of their bench players.

June 28th, 1:15 pm CST: Tim MacMahon reports that DeAndre Jordan is the primary free agent target for the Dallas Mavericks:

It appears that this came directly from this ESPN story posted just after 1:00 pm CST. This confirms what Marc Stein reported on the evening of June 27th.