• 2019-2020 Dallas Mavericks Season Recap to date

    2018-2019 Record                 Home Record               Road Record

            33-49                                     24-17                            9-32

    2019-2020 Record                 Home Record               Road Record

             40-27                                     19-15                            21-12

    Fun Facts for the season

    -Three franchises increased their winning percentage by more than 15% season over season and only the 2019-20 Lakers increased their winning percentage by a greater margin than the Mavs (Lakers- .327, Mavs- .195, Heat- .155)

    -Luka Dončić is an example of a player whose efficiency suffered towards the end of the season as he saw his production slip in the following categories after the first 24 games of the season: points (-2.2), 3-pointers (-0.4), rebounds (-0.8), assists (-0.7), steals (-0.3), field goal percentage (-.037) and free throw percentage (-.096). This resulted in his value dropping from a 1st/1st round per-game value in his first 24 appearances to 4th/6th round per-game value in his last 29 games (Dec 14 game removed from sample due to in-game injury that resulted in Luka playing just under 2 minutes of action).

    -Despite the dip we saw from Dončić in category leagues, the Slovenian guard was the fourth-highest ranked player over the entire season in points leagues due to the fact that percentages are not as detrimental to overall value in points formats

    -Kristaps Porziņģis’ fantasy season was the inverse of Luka’s as the forward saw his value increase from 7th/6th round per-game value (23 games through Dec 12) to 2nd/1st round per-game (28 games since Dec 14) due to improvements in every statistical category outside of turnovers. Since the beginning of February, Porziņģis was the highest ranking player in 9-cat leagues in terms of per-game value (14-game sample size).

    -Prior to the suspension of the league, Tim Hardaway was having one of the best fantasy stretches of his career as he returned 6th/5th round per-game value in 17 games since Feb 3 compared with 16th/15th round per-game value in 46 games prior to Feb 3

    -Seth Curry also saw his fantasy production explode in the his last 12 games prior to the league suspension as he produced 4th/4th round per-game value since Feb 7 compared with 17th/16th round per-game value in 47 games prior

    For a closer look at how the season has gone, be sure to check out our Season So Far series. The Mavs’ entry can be found right here.

    Rosterable in 12-team 8/9-cat leagues (per-game value)

    -Luka Dončić (1st round/2nd round)

    -Kristaps Porziņģis (3rd round/2nd round)

    -*Willie Cauley-Stein (13th round/11th round)

    -Maxi Kleber (13th round/11th round)

    -Tim Hardaway (13th round/11th round)

    -Seth Curry (13th round/12th round)

    -Delon Wright (14th round/12th round)

    * denotes that most of the fantasy value came from time with Golden State Warriors

    Showed flashes of fantasy value in 12-team 8/9-cat leagues (per-game value)

    -Dwight Powell (8th round/6th round from Dec 4 through Jan 17)

    Rosterable in standard points leagues

    (This is Yahoo’s standard scoring system, we’ll be using them as a reference for the rankings but obviously things will be different in your league if you use a custom scoring format or play on ESPN/CBS/Fantrax)

    -Luka Dončić (1st round)

    -Kristaps Porziņģis (2nd round)

    -Tim Hardaway (10th round)

    Flashes of value in standard points leagues:

    -Seth Curry (6th round since Feb 11)

    -Maxi Kleber (9th round since Feb 11)

    Predicting standard league relevant players for 2020-21 season

    -Luka Dončić (all formats)

    -Kristaps Porziņģis (all formats)

    -Tim Hardaway (points leagues)

    -Maxi Kleber (9-cat)

    Potential for standard league value for 2020-21 season

    -Tim Hardaway (8/9-cat)

    -Maxi Kleber (8-cat)

    -Dwight Powell (8/9-cat)

    -Seth Curry (9-cat/points leagues)

    -Delon Wright (9-cat)

    Upcoming Notable Free Agents

    -Tim Hardaway (player option of $18.98M in 2020-21)

    -Courtney Lee (unrestricted)

    -J.J. Barea (unrestricted)

    -Willie Cauley-Stein (player option of 2.29M in 2020-21)

    -Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (unrestricted)

    Key Additions

    -Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (mid-season signing)

    -Willie Cauley-Stein (acquired via trade)

    Key Departures

    -N/A

    Upcoming Draft Picks

    -2020 first round pick

    -2020 second round pick (via Golden State)

    -2021 second round pick

    -2022 first round pick

    -2022 second round pick

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