Al-Farouq Aminu said on Wednesday that he watched tape of Scottie Pippen and Bruce Bowen to learn how to be a better defender.
Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said that the team's new backcourt additions will "take some pressure off Monta [Ellis]."
Devin Harris worked on his spot-up shooting this summer, in anticipation of playing off the ball more frequently.
Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle took a dig at Chandler Parsons' offseason conditioning, saying, "One man’s bulking up is another man’s not quite in shape yet."
Chandler Parsons said he bulked up in an effort to play some power forward for the Mavs this season.
Jameer Nelson wore a white jersey during the Mavericks' first practice on Tuesday, suggesting that he'll start at PG ahead of Raymond Felton and Devin Harris.
Mavs owner Mark Cuban said that Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has "got some Donald Trump in him where he doesn't really understand the media all that well."
Richard Jefferson explained to media on Monday that he chose to sign with the Mavs because he wants to "win now."
Mavs' coach Rick Carlisle stated during media day that he hopes to trim Dirk Nowitzki's minutes down from 32 minutes per game, to around 29 minutes per game.
Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said Mavs owner Mark Cuban wouldn't have broken up a title team if he cared about chemistry.
Chandler Parsons is ready to step it up on the defensive end this season.
Owner Mark Cuban said Jae Crowder could play more this season.
Coach Mark Cuban said he can see Ricky Ledo getting a lot more playing time this season.
Mavs owner Mark Cuban said the first call he made when free agency hit was to Al-Farouq Aminu.
Mark Cuban doesn't expect any Mavericks player to average 20 points per game this season, due to the team's impressive depth.