Basketball 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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1
1,232 41
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Power forward

2
689 167
Jason Kidd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Point guard

3
663 212
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Point guard

4
501 163
Jason Terry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

5
363 131
Rolando Blackman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Shooting guard

6
417 126
Michael Finley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

7
340 110
Mark Aguirre is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Small forward

8
300 114
Shawn Marion is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
idawg387 added Small forward, Power forward

9
358 148
Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time

10
238 74
Derek Harper is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Point guard

11
326 166
Vince Carter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
tom-charbono added Shooting guard, Small forward

12
219 83
Jamal Mashburn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Small forward

13
152 69
Sam Perkins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Power forward, Center

14
197 74
Jerry Stackhouse is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

15
179 115
Monta Ellis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
idawg387 added Point guard, Shooting guard

16
167 77
José Juan Barea is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
idawg387 added Point guard

17
110 60
Jim Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
bigulcards added Shooting guard

18
143 73
Josh Howard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

19
133 104
Shawn Bradley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
wiabux added Center

20
117 64
Devin Harris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
idawg387 added Point guard, Shooting guard

21
89 83
Brad Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Point guard

22
119 35
Harrison Barnes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

23
71 75
Detlef Schrempf is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

24
122 67
Peja Stojaković is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Small forward

25
57 75
James Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time

26
60 43
Adrian Dantley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
jessen-cheng added Shooting guard, Small forward

27
63 4
Dennis Smith Jr. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
arnas added Dennis Smith Jr. Point guard

28
58 34
Roy Tarpley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Power forward, Center

29
43 121
Jameer Nelson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Point guard

30
48 30
Fat Lever is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard, Shooting guard

31
82 118
Chandler Parsons is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Small forward, Power forward, Point forward

32
104 86
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Small forward, Power forward

33
66 26
Wesley Matthews is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Shooting guard

34
81 47
Seth Curry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Tamis1966 added Guard

35
47 54
Erick Dampier is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
idawg387 added Center

36
43 13
Caron Butler is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Small forward

37
31 18
Antawn Jamison is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Small forward, Power forward

38
61 41
Deron Williams is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Point guard

39
24 48
Herb Williams is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Center

40
45 51
Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
little JP Tokoto added Point guard

41
22 38
Jay Vincent is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
DaltonHsu added Small forward

42
30 15
DeShawn Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Shooting guard, Small forward

43
35 25
Mark Price is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard

44
31 19
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zepolian1 added Small forward, Power forward

45
39 50
Brandan Wright is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
slaft added Power forward

46
62 159
Rajon Rondo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Point guard

47
26 12
Marquis Daniels is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Shooting guard, Small forward

48
30 20
Jae Crowder is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Small forward

49
42 63
José Calderón is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Point guard

50
32 53
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Small forward