What's buzzing:

Mavs officially sign forwards Nowitzki, Parsons

The Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks have officially signed forwards Dirk Nowitzki and Chandler Parsons.

The 36-year-old Nowitzki's contract is for three years and $30 million, with a player option for the final season. It's similar to the deal Tim Duncan signed with San Antonio two years ago. The 38-year-old Duncan recently exercised the option after the Spurs won their fifth title with him.

Tuesday's announcement of the contracts came five days after the Mavericks signed Parsons to an offer sheet worth about $46 million over three years. Houston declined to match the offer to the 25-year-old restricted free agent.

Nowitzki and Parsons will be part of a starting frontcourt that includes center Tyson Chandler, who came back to Dallas in a trade with New York.

Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Hockey
View Comments (3)
  • Coach KG? Garnett has offers one week after retiring

    Coach KG? Garnett has offers one week after retiring

    (Reuters) - Just one week into his retirement from the NBA, Kevin Garnett has received offers to join the coaching ranks from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers. Garnett, who ended his career last week after 21 seasons in the league, … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • NBA-Coach KG? Garnett has offers one week after retiring

    Just one week into his retirement from the NBA, Kevin Garnett has received offers to join the coaching ranks from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers. Garnett, who ended his career last week after 21 seasons in the league, made an … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • BDL 25: Was last season as good as it gets for the Raptors?

    BDL 25: Was last season as good as it gets for the Raptors?

    There is no reason for the Toronto Raptors to be pessimistic after the greatest season in franchise history. Toronto finished 2015-16 with a number of team-firsts — a record 56 wins, a No. 2 seed in the playoffs, and an appearance in the Eastern … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 6 hours ago
  • NBA-National Basketball Association roundup

    LeBron James averaged 35.6 minutes per game last season, a career-low, and if Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue gets his way, James could play even less this season. James, 31, played 39.1 minutes per game in the playoffs. Lue said effectiveness is not … More »

    Reuters - 10 hours ago
  • Batum won't let contract affect play

    Nicolas Batum said he isn't planning to alter how he plays the game after signing a five-year, $120 million contract with the Charlotte Hornets. Clifford said Batum doesn't need to put additional pressure on himself to score just because he's now … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 hours ago