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
1,308 42
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Power forward

2
726 178
Jason Kidd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Point guard

3
699 225
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Point guard

4
533 175
Jason Terry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

5
385 138
Rolando Blackman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Shooting guard

6
438 131
Michael Finley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

7
360 115
Mark Aguirre is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Small forward

8
368 157
Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time

9
311 122
Shawn Marion is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
idawg387 added Small forward, Power forward

10
252 82
Derek Harper is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Point guard

11
336 177
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
227 91
Jamal Mashburn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Small forward

13
156 74
Sam Perkins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Power forward, Center

14
203 79
Jerry Stackhouse is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

15
178 80
José Juan Barea is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
idawg387 added Point guard

16
185 121
Monta Ellis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
idawg387 added Point guard, Shooting guard

17
112 65
Jim Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
bigulcards added Shooting guard

18
151 77
Josh Howard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

19
138 110
Shawn Bradley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
wiabux added Center

20
122 67
Devin Harris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
idawg387 added Point guard, Shooting guard

21
94 85
Brad Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Point guard

22
74 6
Dennis Smith Jr. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
arnas added Dennis Smith Jr. Point guard

23
48 3
Luka Dončić is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Lakerfan20 added Guard, Small forward

24
126 38
Harrison Barnes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

25
77 78
Detlef Schrempf is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

26
63 77
James Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time

27
128 69
Peja Stojaković is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Small forward

28
60 37
Roy Tarpley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Power forward, Center

29
63 46
Adrian Dantley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
jessen-cheng added Shooting guard, Small forward

30
74 27
Wesley Matthews is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Shooting guard

31
109 91
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Small forward, Power forward

32
48 34
Fat Lever is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard, Shooting guard

33
43 125
Jameer Nelson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Point guard

34
83 125
Chandler Parsons is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Small forward, Power forward, Point forward

35
84 51
Seth Curry is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Tamis1966 added Guard

36
67 43
Deron Williams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Point guard

37
46 15
Caron Butler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Small forward

38
48 57
Erick Dampier is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
idawg387 added Center

39
31 21
Antawn Jamison is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Small forward, Power forward

40
45 53
Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
little JP Tokoto added Point guard

41
24 49
Herb Williams is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
Center

42
23 39
Jay Vincent is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
DaltonHsu added Small forward

43
32 16
DeShawn Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Shooting guard, Small forward

44
34 20
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zepolian1 added Small forward, Power forward

45
36 26
Mark Price is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard

46
8 2
DeAndre Jordan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
fallocca26 added Center

47
26 13
Marquis Daniels is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Shooting guard, Small forward

48
39 51
Brandan Wright is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
slaft added Power forward

49
35 54
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Small forward

50
30 23
Jae Crowder is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dallas Mavericks of All Time
zepolian1 added Small forward