Quick: Under the cap by $14.0 million.
Salary Cap: $99,093,000
Luxury Tax Threshold: $119,266,000
Projected 2018-19 Cap Space ($101 million cap): Up to $31.4 million
Roster Count: Five guaranteed, one team option, three non-guaranteed, two two-ways
PG: Dennis Smith Jr., J.J Barea, Kyle Collinsworth
SG: Wesley Matthews, Dorian Finney-Smith
SF: Harrison Barnes, Jalen Jones (two-way)
PF: Dwight Powell, Maxi Kleber, Johnathan Motley (two-way)
C: Dirk Nowitzki (TO)
*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.
2018-19 Free Agents (with Cap Holds)
- Dirk Nowitzki (TO, 7,500,000, full Bird)
- Nerlens Noel ($7,956,438, full Bird)
- Doug McDermott (RFA, $9,884,982, full Bird)
- Seth Curry ($3,936,933, early Bird)
- Salah Mejri (RFA $1,839,228 or UFA $1,499,698, full Bird)
- Yogi Ferrell (RFA $2,919,204 or UFA $1,499,698, early Bird)
- Aaron Harrison (RFA $1,753,640 or UFA $1,499,698, non-Bird)
- Dorian Finney-Smith $1,544,951
- Maxi Kleber $1,378,842
- Kyle Collinsworth $1,378,242
Draft Picks: 5th (cap hold $4,697,902), 33rd, 54th from Portland Trail Blazers (Mason Plumlee)
Unsigned Draft Picks
- First-rounders: Petteri Koponen (2007-30th, cap hold $1,394,520)
- Second rounders: Satnam Singh (2015-52nd), Stanko Barac (2007-39th), Renaldas Seibutis (2007-50th)
- Projected 2018-19 Room Exception: $4,411,290
Waived Players: None
Traded Players: None
- Harrison Barnes — 8 percent
Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.
No-Trade: Dirk Nowitzki
G-League Affiliate: Texas Legends (Spud Webb president of basketball operations, Coach Bob MacKinnon)
Two-Way Daily Rate in NBA/G-League: TBD
Two-Way Players: Johnathan Motley, Jalen Jones
Head Coach: Rick Carlisle (through the 2020-21 season)
Assistants: Kaleb Canales, Darrell Armstrong, Jamahl Mosley, Larry Shyatt
Trainer: Casey Smith, Dionne Calhoun (assistant)
- Mark Cuban — owner
- Donn Nelson — president of basketball operations/general manager
- Keith Grant — assistant general manager
- Kristy Laue — manager of team operations
- Michael Finley — assistant vice president of basketball operations
- 2019 — Owed second-rounder from Golden State Warriors (Andrew Bogut), Mavericks can delay this pick to 2020.
- 2019 — Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Golden State Warriors (Andrew Bogut).
- 2020 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Nerlens Noel).
- 2023 — Owed second-rounder from Miami HEAT (Josh McRoberts).
Cash Paid ($5.1 million max): $0
Cash Received ($5.1 million max): $5.1 from Miami HEAT (Josh McRoberts)
- 6/20/18 — Wesley Matthews’ player option.
- 6/21/18 — NBA Draft.
- 6/29/18 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Aaron Harrison, Doug McDermott, Salah Mejri and Yogi Ferrell.
- 6/30/18 — Dirk Nowitzki’s team option.
- 7/1/18-7/5/18 — NBA moratorium.
- 7/5/18 — Dorian Finney-Smith’s $1,544,951 million guarantees for 2018-19.
- 7/6/18 — Kyle Collinsworth’s salary guarantees at $100,000.
- 7/15/18 — Maxi Kleber’s $1,378,242 guarantees for 2018-19.
- First day of the 2018-19 season — Kyle Collinsworth’s salary guarantees at $150,000.
- 10/31/18 — Team option on Dennis Smith Jr.
- 12/5/18 — Kyle Collinsworth’s salary guarantees at $450,000.
- 1/10/19 — Kyle Collinsworth’s $1,378,242 guarantees for 2018-19.
- 6/29/19 — Estimated deadlines for Dwight Powell and Harrison Barnes’ player options.
- 6/29/19 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Dorian Finney-Smith and Max Kleber.
- 7/6/19 — Kyle Collinsworth’s $1,618,520 guarantees for 2019-20.
- 10/31/19 — Team option on Dennis Smith Jr.
- 6/29/20 — Qualifying offer deadline for Kyle Collinsworth.
- Before first day of 2020-21 season — Extension deadline on Dennis Smith Jr.
- 6/29/21 — Qualifying offer deadline on Dennis Smith Jr.
Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates. The NBA’s general cut-down date is approximately January 10.
- 4/30/18 — Wesley Matthews opted into his contract.
Expired 10-Day Contracts: None
Arena: American Airlines Center
For notes on some of the rules and an explanation of cap holds, please refer to the following Salary Notes.
Salary and team data change quite often. If you notice a discrepancy, please notify Basketball Insiders Senior Writer Eric Pincus.
(Updated on 5/18/18)