sports The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time

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A list of the best Dallas Mavericks of all time. Until Mark Cuban bought the team in 2000, the Dallas Mavericks didn't have much playoff success outside of a few seasons in the mid-to-late 1980s. The foundation of those early Mavs teams featured some of the best players in its history like Rolando Blackman, Mark Aguirre and Jay Vincent. Once Derek Harper was brought in as the team's point guard, it seemed like the recipe for future success was in place. However, the Mavs couldn't put it all together. Dallas had some of the brightest talent in the league, but couldn't surpass its powerful Western Conference rivals like the Lakers.

By the time Cuban bought the team, several of the franchise's best players were on the roster. Dirk Nowitzki, Steve Nash and MIchael Finley were already some of the NBA's brightest young players before Cuban arrived. During the early 2000s, these three players became the best in the league and are considered some of the greatest in basketball history. By the 2005-2006 season, the Mavericks were a Western Conference power and made its first NBA Finals appearance that season. Over the next few years, the Mavs stocked up on great players, like Jason Terry, in order to chase an elusive NBA title. Finally in 2011, behind Nowitzki, widely considered the best Maverick ever, the team won its first NBA championship, getting revenge on the Miami Heat, which had defeated them in 2006. 

This is a list of the best Dallas Mavericks of all time. If you notice someone missing, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list of the greatest Mavs players of all time to who you think should be considered the best ever. 

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Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Dirk Nowitzki Power forward

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Jason Kidd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Jason Kidd Point guard

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Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Steve Nash Point guard

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Jason Terry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Jason Terry Point guard, Shooting guard

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Michael Finley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Michael Finley Shooting guard, Small forward

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Rolando Blackman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Rolando Blackman Shooting guard

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Mark Aguirre is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Mark Aguirre Small forward

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Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time

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Shawn Marion is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Shawn Marion Small forward, Power forward

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Vince Carter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Vince Carter Shooting guard, Small forward

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Derek Harper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Derek Harper Point guard

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Jamal Mashburn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Jamal Mashburn Small forward

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Monta Ellis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Monta Ellis Point guard, Shooting guard

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Jerry Stackhouse is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Jerry Stackhouse Shooting guard, Small forward

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Sam Perkins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Sam Perkins Power forward, Center

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José Juan Barea is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
José Juan Barea Point guard

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Jim Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Jim Jackson Shooting guard

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Shawn Bradley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Shawn Bradley Center

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Devin Harris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Devin Harris Point guard, Shooting guard

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Josh Howard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Josh Howard Shooting guard, Small forward

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Brad Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time

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Chandler Parsons is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Chandler Parsons Small forward, Power forward, Point forward

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Detlef Schrempf is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Detlef Schrempf Small forward, Power forward

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Jameer Nelson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Jameer Nelson Point guard

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Peja Stojaković is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Peja Stojaković Small forward

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Harrison Barnes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time

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James Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time

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Adrian Dantley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Adrian Dantley Shooting guard, Small forward

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Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Dennis Rodman Small forward, Power forward

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Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Raymond Felton Point guard

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Seth Curry is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Seth Curry Guard

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Herb Williams is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Herb Williams Center

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Roy Tarpley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Roy Tarpley Power forward, Center

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Wesley Matthews is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Wesley Matthews Shooting guard

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Antawn Jamison is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Antawn Jamison Small forward, Power forward

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Rajon Rondo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Rajon Rondo Point guard

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Fat Lever is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Fat Lever Point guard, Shooting guard

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Brandan Wright is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Brandan Wright Power forward

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Deron Williams is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Deron Williams Point guard

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José Calderón is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
José Calderón Point guard

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Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Juwan Howard Power forward, Center

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Erick Dampier is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Erick Dampier Center

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Mark Price is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Mark Price Point guard

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Eduardo Nájera is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Eduardo Nájera Small forward, Power forward

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Brian Cardinal is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Brian Cardinal Small forward

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Caron Butler is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Caron Butler Small forward

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Jay Vincent is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time

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DeShawn Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
DeShawn Stevenson Shooting guard, Small forward

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Jae Crowder is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Jae Crowder Small forward

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Rodrigue Beaubois is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Rodrigue Beaubois Shooting guard