51. Dallas Mavericks Best Players of Alltime

The Dallas Mavericks are a professional basketball team based in the city of Dallas, Texas. Established in 1980 as an expansion team, the Mavericks have since become one of the most successful franchises in NBA history.

Led by superstars such as Dirk Nowitzki and Luka Doncic, they have won their division eight times and made two trips to the NBA Finals (winning once). With its passionate fan base and strong ownership group, The Mavs remain one of the elite teams in all of basketball.

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1. Jalen Brunson

Point guard

Jalen Brunson Career

  • 2× NCAA champion (2016, 2018)
  • National college player of the year (2018)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (2018)
  • Bob Cousy Award (2018)
  • Second-team Academic All-American (2018)
  • Big East Player of the Year (2018)
  • 2× First-team All-Big East (2017, 2018)
  • Big East All-Freshman Team (2016)
  • Robert V. Geasey Trophy winner (2018)
  • McDonald's All-American (2015)
  • First-team Parade All-American (2015)
  • Illinois Mr. Basketball (2015)
  • USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (2015)
  • FIBA Under-19 World Cup MVP (2015)

Jalen Brunson was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in 2018. He played for the Mavericks from 2018 to 2022 before joining the New York Knicks in 2022. Brunson has averaged 14 points, five rebounds, and four assists per game during his career date.

Jalen is a great point guard who can distribute the ball efficiently and create shots for teammates. Jalen Brunson was a standout player at Villanova, winning two NCAA championships and being named National College Player of the Year in 2018. He was drafted by Dallas as the 23rd overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft.

In his rookie season, Brunson averaged 10 points per game and 4 rebounds per game for the Mavericks. He has also played for Turkey's national team, where he won silver medals at both EuroBasket 2017 and World Cup 2019.

Also Played For: new york knicks, western conference

2. Derek Harper

Derek Harper Career

  • 2× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1987, 1990)
  • No. 12 retired by Dallas Mavericks
  • Second-team All-American – AP (1983)
  • First-team Parade All-American (1980)

Derek Harper is one of the most decorated point guards in NBA history. He was a four-time All-Star and won two Championships with the Dallas Mavericks. Derek Harper played collegiately at Illinois where he averaged 17 points, six assists, and three rebounds per game during his career.

Derek Harper was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in 1983 and played for them until 1999 when he retired from professional basketball. 

Derek Harper is considered to be one of the best point guard players ever to play in the NBA and has been inducted into both the Basketball Hall of Fame (2002) as well as The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2004).

After retiring from playing professionally, Derek Harper became an assistant coach with various teams including stints with Indiana Pacers (2007–2010), Memphis Grizzlies (2011–2014), Philadelphia 76ers (2015), and Charlotte Hornets (2016). 

Derek Harper was a two-time All-Defensive Second Team selection and a first-team Parade All-American. 

Harper spent his entire 15-year NBA career with the New York Knicks, where he won an NBA Championship in 1994. He also played for Dallas Mavericks and Orlando Magic before retiring in 1999.

Also Played For: new york knights, illinois fighting illini men's basketball

3. Jamal Mashburn

Jamal Mashburn Career

  • NBA All-Star (2003)
  • All-NBA Third Team (2003)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (1994)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (1993)
  • SEC Player of the Year (1993)
  • SEC Athlete of the Year (1993)
  • Second-team Parade All-American (1990)
  • Mr. New York Basketball (1990)

Mashburn played for the Dallas Mavericks from 1993 to 2005. He is best known for his time with the Miami Heat, where he won two championships (1997 and 2000).

Mashburn also played on teams such as the Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, and Phoenix Suns during his career. Jamal Mashburn currently works as an analyst for NBA TV.

Jamal Mashburn was a highly skilled player in the NBA who helped lead two different teams to playoff appearances. He began his career as a rookie with the Charlotte Hornets and went on to be an All-Star, All-NBA Third Team member, and Mr.

New York Basketball award winner. Mashburn then played for the New Orleans Hornets for six seasons before retiring in 2005 at age 34 after missing the playoffs each year he’s been in the league.

Also Played For: kentucky basketball, new orleans pelicans

4. Peja Stojaković

Peja Stojaković Career

  • NBA draft 1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14th overall
  • Selected by the Sacramento Kings
  • Playing career: 1992–2011
  • Position: Small forward
  • Number: 8, 16
  • 1992–1993: Crvena zvezda
  • 1993–1998: PAOK
  • 1998–2006: Sacramento Kings
  • 2006: Indiana Pacers
  • 2006–2010: New Orleans Hornets[a]
  • 2010–2011: Toronto Raptors
  • 2011: Dallas Mavericks
  • NBA champion (2011), 3× NBA All-Star (2002–2004), All-NBA Second Team (2004), 2× NBA Three-Point Contest champion (2002, 2003), No. 16 retired by Sacramento Kings, FIBA EuroBasket MVP (2001), FIBA EuroLeague Top Scorer (1998), Greek Cup winner (1995), Greek League MVP (1998), 2× Greek All Star Game MVP (1996 II, 1997), 2× Mister Europa Player of the Year (2001, 2002), Euroscar Player of the Year (2001), FR Yugoslavian League Most Valuable Young Player (1993)
  • Points: 13,647 (17.0 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 3,782 (4.7 rpg)
  • Assists: 1,408 (1.8 apg)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing FR Yugoslavia, FIBA World Cup, : 2002 Indianapolis: , FIBA EuroBasket, : 1999 France: , : 2001 Turkey:
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing FR Yugoslavia
  • FIBA World Cup
  • : 2002 Indianapolis:
  • FIBA EuroBasket
  • : 1999 France:
  • : 2001 Turkey:

Peja Stojaković was a highly productive small forward in the NBA for over a decade. He started his career with Crvena Zvezda before moving on to PAOK and then the Sacramento Kings.

In 2006, he joined Indiana Pacers where he won an Eastern Conference title and made it to the Finals once more in 2008. After spending one season with Memphis Grizzlies, Stojaković returned to Indiana in 2011 as a free agent, retiring after that year's playoffs despite playing well into his 40s.

Peja Stojaković was a cornerstone of the New Orleans Hornets during their 2006-2010 seasons. He averaged 18.4 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 assists per game over that period. 

After being traded to Toronto in 2010, Stojaković helped lead them to the playoffs for the first time in franchise history and eventually won an NBA championship with Dallas in 2011.

A two-time All-Star, he also received MVP honors at EuroBasket 2001 and 2002 while playing for Greece's national team. In addition to his prowess on the court, Stojaković is well known for his humanitarian work off it; he has raised money for numerous charities throughout his career both domestically and internationally.

Also Played For: sacramento kings, 2003–04 nba season

5. Harrison Barnes

Forward

Harrison Barnes Career

  • High school: Ames (Ames, Iowa)
  • College: North Carolina (2010–2012)
  • NBA draft 2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7th overall
  • Selected by the Golden State Warriors
  • Playing career: 2012–present
  • 2012–2016: Golden State Warriors
  • 2016–2019: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2019–present: Sacramento Kings
  • NBA champion (2015), NBA All-Rookie First Team (2013), Second-team All-American – NABC (2012), First-team All-ACC (2012), Second-team All-ACC (2011), ACC Rookie of the Year (2011), ACC All-Freshman team (2011), No. 40 honored by North Carolina Tar Heels, Mr. Basketball USA (2010), McDonald's All-American Game Co-MVP (2010), First-team Parade All-American (2010), Second-team Parade All-American (2009), Iowa Mr. Basketball (2010)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing the  United States, Olympic Games, : 2016 Rio de Janeiro: Team
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing the  United States
  • Olympic Games
  • : 2016 Rio de Janeiro: Team

Barnes was drafted seventh overall by the Golden State Warriors in 2012. Barnes played for the Golden State Warriors from 2012-2016 and then joined the Dallas Mavericks in 2016.

In 2019, Barnes signed with the Sacramento Kings. Barnes is a versatile small forward who can score inside or outside of the arc and take over games when he's on offense or defense.

As a member of both teams, Barnes has won two NBA championships (2015–16 with Golden State and 2019 with Dallas). Harrison Barnes has had a successful NBA career, winning two championships and being named an All-Star.

He was also named Mr. Basketball USA in 2010, and McDonald's All-American Game Co-MVP in 2010 with DeAndre Jordan. Harrison Barnes is a versatile player who can score inside or outside the paint, making him difficult to defend against opposing teams.

Also Played For: unc basketball, north carolina basketball

6. Vince Carter

Vince Carter Career

  • High school: Mainland (Daytona Beach, Florida)
  • College: North Carolina (1995–1998)
  • NBA draft 1998 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall
  • Selected by the Golden State Warriors
  • Playing career: 1998–2020
  • Position: Shooting guard / Small forward
  • Number: 15, 25
  • 1998–2004: Toronto Raptors
  • 2004–2009: New Jersey Nets
  • 2009–2010: Orlando Magic
  • 2010–2011: Phoenix Suns
  • 2011–2014: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2014–2017: Memphis Grizzlies
  • 2017–2018: Sacramento Kings
  • 2018–2020: Atlanta Hawks
  • 8× NBA All-Star (2000–2007), All-NBA Second Team (2001), All-NBA Third Team (2000), NBA Rookie of the Year (1999), NBA All-Rookie First Team (1999), NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (2000), NBA Sportsmanship Award (2020), NBA Teammate of the Year (2016), Consensus second-team All-American (1998), First-team All-ACC (1998), Third-team All-ACC (1997), No. 15 honored by North Carolina Tar Heels, First-team Parade All-American (1995), McDonald's All-American (1995), Florida Mr. Basketball (1995)
  • Points: 25,728 (16.7 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 6,606 (4.3 rpg)
  • Assists: 4,714 (3.1 apg)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing the  United States, Olympic Games, : 2000 Sydney: Team Competition, FIBA Americas Championship, : 2003 San Juan: Team Competition
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing the  United States
  • Olympic Games
  • : 2000 Sydney: Team Competition
  • FIBA Americas Championship
  • : 2003 San Juan: Team Competition

Vince Carter was born on January 26, 1977, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Vince Carter played college basketball for North Carolina and then entered the NBA as a fifth-round pick by the Golden State Warriors in 1998.

In his nine seasons with the Toronto Raptors (1998–2004) and New Jersey Nets (2004–2009), Vince Carter averaged 21.5 points per game and made three All-Star appearances. After he left the Nets, Vince Carter joined the Dallas Mavericks where he won an NBA title in 2011 before retiring at the end of that season.

Since his retirement from playing professional basketball, Vince has worked as a commentator for ESPN's coverage of various sports events including Wimbledon tennis matches and soccer games featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo among others.

Additionally, he is also involved with several businesses ventures such as owning a restaurant in Las Vegas called "Carter's Smokehouse".

Also Played For: brooklyn nets, toronto raptors

7. Spencer Dinwiddie

Point guard

Spencer Dinwiddie Career

  • High school: William Howard Taft, (Woodland Hills, California)
  • College: Colorado (2011–2014)
  • NBA draft 2014 / Round: 2 / Pick: 38th overall
  • Selected by the Detroit Pistons
  • Playing career: 2014–present
  • 2014–2016: Detroit Pistons
  • 2014–2016: →Grand Rapids Drive
  • 2016: Windy City Bulls
  • 2016–2021: Brooklyn Nets
  • 2021–2022: Washington Wizards
  • 2022–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • First-team All-Pac-12 (2013)

Dinwiddie was drafted by the Mavericks in 2014. He played college basketball at Colorado and has been a starter for their team since he entered the league.

Dinwiddie is known for his shooting ability, which has led him to average around 16 points per game over his career so far. He joined the Washington Wizards as an unrestricted free agent in 2019 and helped them reach the playoffs that year.

As of 2021, Spencer Dinwiddie is still playing with the Washington Wizards and is considered one of their key players on both offense and defense Spencer Dinwiddie was selected by the Detroit Pistons in the 2014 NBA Draft. 

Spencer has played for both the Detroit Pistons and Grand Rapids Drive during his career so far.

He is a versatile player who can play either shooting guard or small forward positions. In 2016, he signed with the Windy City Bulls before moving to Brooklyn Nets in 2017 and Washington Wizards in 2018. He joined Dallas Mavericks for the 2019-20 season as a free agent.

Also Played For: colorado buffaloes men's basketball, point guard

8. Seth Curry

Guard

Seth Curry Career

  • High school: Charlotte Christian, (Charlotte, North Carolina)
  • College: , Liberty (2008–2009), Duke (2010–2013)
  • NBA draft: 2013 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2013–present
  • 2013–2014: Santa Cruz Warriors
  • 2013–2014: Memphis Grizzlies
  • 2014: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 2014–2015: Erie BayHawks
  • 2015: Phoenix Suns
  • 2015–2016: Sacramento Kings
  • 2016–2018: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2018–2019: Portland Trail Blazers
  • 2019–2020: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2020–2022: Philadelphia 76ers
  • 2022–present: Brooklyn Nets
  • 2× NBA D-League All-Star (2014, 2015), All-NBA D-League First Team (2015), All-NBA D-League Third Team (2014), NBA D-League All-Rookie First Team (2014), Second-team All-American – SN (2013), First-team All-ACC (2013), Third-team All-ACC (2012)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing the  United States, U-19 World Championship, : 2009 New Zealand: Team
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing the  United States
  • U-19 World Championship
  • : 2009 New Zealand: Team

Seth Curry was born in Charlotte, North Carolina on August 23, 1990. He attended high school at Charlotte Christian and played for the team from 2008-2009 before going to Duke University for two years.

After graduating from Duke with a degree in business administration in 2013, Seth entered the NBA draft but went undrafted and decided to play overseas instead. During his time playing overseas, he signed with the Dallas Mavericks where he currently plays shooting guard/small forward.

Seth's first season with the Mavericks was impressive averaging 18 points per game on 45% shooting along with 4 rebounds and 3 assists while also providing leadership on and off court as captain of their D-League affiliate.

The Texas Legends; helping them make it all the way to the Finals where they lost against The Golden State Warriors 99-92 after leading 2 games to 1 (including a 101-95 victory at home).

In 2018–19 he averaged 22 points per game on 50% shooting along with 5 rebounds and 4 assists while becoming an All Star for Dallas alongside teammates Dirk Nowitzki (forward) & Harrison Barnes (power forward); finishing third overall in voting behind Kyrie Irving & Anthony Davis respectively. 

On July 6th 2019, it was announced that Curry had signed a three year contract extension worth $101 million ($40 million each year) with Dallas which will keep him there until 2021 barring any unforeseen circumstances or injuries; making him one of only 8 players ever to sign an extended deal worth over $100 million (>=$201k annually).

Also Played For: duke university, shooting guard

9. Detlef Schrempf

Detlef Schrempf Career

  • High school: Centralia (Centralia, Washington)
  • College: Washington (1981–1985)
  • NBA draft 1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall
  • Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
  • Playing career: 1985–2001
  • Position: Small forward / Power forward
  • Number: 32, 11, 12
  • Coaching career: 2005–2007
  • 3× NBA All-Star (1993, 1995, 1997), All-NBA Third Team (1995), 2× NBA Sixth Man of the Year (1991, 1992), German Player of the Year (1992), Third-team All-American – NABC (1985), 2× First-team All-Pac-10 (1984, 1985)
  • Points: 15,761 (13.9 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 7,023 (6.2 rpg)
  • Assists: 3,833 (3.4 apg)
  • FIBA Hall of Fame as player

Schrempf was a two-time All-Star and won an NBA championship with the Mavericks in 2001. He played for Washington from 1981 to 1985, then spent ten seasons with Dallas before retiring in 2001.

Schrempf started his coaching career as an assistant coach with the Mavericks in 2005, later becoming head coach of their D-League affiliate Las Vegas Vipers from 2007 to 2010. 

In 2013 he rejoined the Mavericks' staff as an assistant general manager under Donnie Nelson, and served in that role until he was fired during the 2016–17 season due to poor team performance Detlef Schrempf is a retired professional basketball player who played most of his career in the NBA.

He was born on September 28, 1966, in Braunschweig, Germany and grew up playing basketball with friends. Schrempf first came to prominence as a member of the Dallas Mavericks during the 1985–1989 seasons where he helped lead them to two consecutive NBA Finals appearances and an NBA championship in 1989. 

After retiring from play, Schrempf became head coach of the German national team and led them to their best ever performance at EuroBasket 2007 where they reached the semifinals before being eliminated by Spain.

Detlef Schrempf currently resides in Seattle with his wife and children.

Also Played For: indiana pacers, seattle supersonics

10. Darren Collison

Point guard

Darren Collison Career

  • High school: Etiwanda, (Rancho Cucamonga, California)
  • College: UCLA (2005–2009)
  • NBA draft 2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21st overall
  • Selected by the New Orleans Hornets
  • Playing career: 2009–2019, 2021–present
  • 2009–2010: New Orleans Hornets
  • 2010–2012: Indiana Pacers
  • 2012–2013: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2013–2014: Los Angeles Clippers
  • 2014–2017: Sacramento Kings
  • 2017–2019: Indiana Pacers
  • 2021–2022: Los Angeles Lakers
  • 2022: South Bay Lakers
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2010), Third-team All-American – NABC (2009), Third-team All-American – AP (2008), Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award (2009), 2× First-team All-Pac-10 (2007, 2009), Second-team All-Pac-10 (2008), Fourth-team Parade All-American (2005)

Darren Collison is a free agent who played in the NBA for nine seasons. He started his career with the New Orleans Hornets before moving to Indiana Pacers in 2019.

Collison is known for his high assists numbers and strong shooting skills from three-point range. His best years statistically came during the 2013–14 and 2014–15 seasons, when he averaged 12 points and 7 assists per game respectively.

Injuries have been a major issue for him throughout his career, limiting him to only 79 games over the past two seasons combined Darren Collison is a versatile player who has played both point guard and shooting guard positions in the NBA.

He was drafted by the Indiana Pacers in 2008, and he has since been a key part of their team. Darren Collison is known for his strong ball-handling skills and ability to create shots for himself or others. 

He has also been effective as a shooter from long range, which makes him an important asset on offence.

Darren Collison is considered to be one of the most dependable players in the league, due to his consistency level at all levels of play. He will likely continue playing in the NBA for many years to come.

Also Played For: nba 2k19

11. Wesley Matthews

Small forward

Wesley Matthews Career

  • High school: James Madison Memorial, (Madison, Wisconsin)
  • College: Marquette (2005–2009)
  • NBA draft: 2009 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2009–present
  • 2009–2010: Utah Jazz
  • 2010–2015: Portland Trail Blazers
  • 2015–2019: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2019: New York Knicks
  • 2019: Indiana Pacers
  • 2019–2020: Milwaukee Bucks
  • 2020–2021: Los Angeles Lakers
  • 2021–present: Milwaukee Bucks
  • Second-team All-Big East (2009), Wisconsin Mr. Basketball (2005)

Wesley Matthews is a shooting guard who has played in the NBA for 9 years. Wesley Matthews attended James Madison Memorial High School before playing college basketball at Marquette.

After being undrafted, Wesley Matthews joined the Milwaukee Bucks and had a successful career there until he was traded to Dallas Mavericks in 2017. 

Wesley Matthews is currently a free agent and has been linked with several teams including Miami Heat, Detroit Pistons and Minnesota Timberwolves among others Wesley Matthews is a professional basketball player who has played for the Utah Jazz, Portland Trail Blazers, Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks.

Wesley Matthews was born on January 17, 1987 in Los Angeles, California. As a junior at Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU), Wesley averaged 23 points per game while leading his team to back-to-back Pacific West Conference championships and an appearance.

in the NCAA tournament where he led all scorers with 21 points against Marquette in the first round. He entered the 2007 NBA draft but went undrafted before signing with Maccabi Tel Aviv of Israel for one season where he averaged 16 points per game.

In 2008, Wesley signed with the Utah Jazz as a free agent and made his debut that same year appearing in 24 games averaging 4 minutes per game off the bench scoring 7 points total including 2 three pointers making him only second rookie.

Kobe Bryant to make multiple 3 pointer shots from behind half court or beyond during their inaugural season.

We would hit another one. And then came 2016 when Wes put up career highs across all categories averaging 19 ppg 5 apg 6 rpg shooting 44% from deep becoming just 8th player ever to average 20+ppg 5+apg 6rpg over 400 min playing 47% of available minutes.

Wes joins elite company Kobe(23) Michael Jordan(25) Oscar Robertson(24) Hakeem Olajuwon(26) LeBron James (27)/Dwyane Wade (33).

Also Played For: milwaukee bucks, marquette golden eagles

12. Christian Wood

Power forward

Christian Wood Career

  • High school: , Los Alamitos, (Los Alamitos, California), Knight, (Palmdale, California), Findlay, (Henderson, Nevada)
  • College: UNLV (2013–2015)
  • NBA draft: 2015 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2015–present
  • 2015–2016: Philadelphia 76ers
  • 2015–2016: →Delaware 87ers
  • 2016–2017: Charlotte Hornets
  • 2016–2017: →Greensboro Swarm
  • 2017–2018: Delaware 87ers
  • 2018–2019: Milwaukee Bucks
  • 2018–2019: →Wisconsin Herd
  • 2019: New Orleans Pelicans
  • 2019–2020: Detroit Pistons
  • 2020–2022: Houston Rockets
  • 2022–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • All-NBA G League Second Team (2018), All-NBA G League Third Team (2019), First-team All-MWC (2015)

Christian Wood is a power forward for the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA. He attended high school in Los Alamitos and Knight before playing college ball at Findlay.

In his rookie season, Christian averaged 7 points and 5 rebounds per game while shooting 46% from the field and 31% from three-point range. Look for him to continue developing his skills as a player over the next few years with Dallas looking to make it deep into playoffs each year.

Wood was undrafted in the 2015 NBA Draft but signed with the Philadelphia 76ers. He spent two seasons with Philadelphia before being traded to the Delaware 87ers midway through his second season. 

Wood then joined the Charlotte Hornets for a brief spell, before moving to Greensboro Swarm for the 2017–2018 campaign.

In 2018, he rejoined Milwaukee and had an impressive year statistically; averaging 16 points and 8 rebounds per game whilst shooting 50% from within the three-point range. 

In 2019, Wood moved to New Orleans where he has continued his excellent play; amassing averages of 15 points and 5 rebounds per game over 20 games played so far this season (as of November 14th).

Wood is currently playing for Dallas Mavericks as their starting power forward/center.

Also Played For: nba isolation, nba 2k21

13. Jason Terry

Point guard

Jason Terry Career

  • High school: Franklin (Seattle, Washington)
  • College: Arizona (1995–1999)
  • NBA draft 1999 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall
  • Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
  • Playing career: 1999–2018
  • Position: Shooting guard / Point guard
  • Number: 31, 4, 3
  • Coaching career: 2020–present
  • NBA champion (2011), NBA Sixth Man of the Year (2009), NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2000), NCAA champion (1997), Consensus first-team All-American (1999), Pac-10 Player of the Year (1999), First-team All-Pac-10 (1999), No. 31 retired by Arizona Wildcats
  • Points: 18,881 (13.4 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 3,274 (2.3 rpg)
  • Assists: 5,415 (3.8 apg)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing  United States, Goodwill Games, : 2001 Brisbane: National team
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing  United States
  • Goodwill Games
  • : 2001 Brisbane: National team

Jason Terry played shooting guard and point guard in the NBA for 13 seasons, retiring in 2018. Terry had a productive career as a shooter, averaging over 4 points per game throughout his playing days.

He was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in 1999 and spent six seasons with them before joining the Mavericks in 2009. In 2013, he signed with the Boston Celtics where he spent two seasons before retiring at the end of 2016-17 season.

Terry was a two-time NBA champion as a player with the Atlanta Hawks in 2011 and Dallas Mavericks in 2013. Terry has also won an NCAA championship with the University of Texas Longhorns, being consensus first-team All-American his senior year.

He began his coaching career as an assistant coach for the Arizona Cardinals before taking over as interim head coach for Grand Rapids Gold in 2020. Terry is currently an assistant coach with the Utah Jazz, who he joined midway through the 2021 season.

Also Played For: atlanta hawks, arizona wildcats men's basketball

14. Jerry Stackhouse

Shooting guard

Jerry Stackhouse Career

  • High school: , Kinston, (Kinston, North Carolina), Oak Hill Academy, (Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
  • College: North Carolina (1993–1995)
  • NBA draft 1995 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
  • Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
  • Playing career: 1995–2013
  • Position: Shooting guard / Small forward
  • Number: 42, 24
  • Coaching career: 2015–present
  • As player:, 2× NBA All-Star (2000, 2001), NBA All-Rookie First Team (1996), Consensus first-team All-American (1995), First-team All-ACC (1995), ACC tournament MVP (1994), ACC All-Freshman Team (1994), No. 42 honored by North Carolina Tar Heels, McDonald's All-American MVP (1993), 2× First-team Parade All-American (1992, 1993), , As coach:, , NBA D-League Coach of the Year (2017), NBA D-League champion (2017)
  • Points: 16,409 (16.9 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 3,067 (3.2 rpg)
  • Assists: 3,240 (3.3 apg)

Jerry Stackhouse was born in Kinston, North Carolina on November 5th 1974. Jerry attended Kinston High School before playing college basketball at the University of North Carolina from 1993-1995.

Jerry was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers with the third overall pick in the 1995 NBA draft and would play for them for six seasons until he was traded to Portland in 2000 where he played two more seasons before retiring in 2002.

In 2012, Stackhouse became head coach of Vanderbilt Commodores where he has led them to four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances (2013-16), including a Sweet 16 appearance this year as well as back-to-back SEC regular season championships (2016 & 2017).

He is currently one win away from his first NCAA Championship title with Vanderbilt and will be looking to add an National Title to his lengthy resume when they take on Kansas Jayhawks in the Final Four next week.

Also Played For: philadelphia 76ers

15. Kemba Walker

Point guard

Kemba Walker Career

  • 2011–2019: Charlotte Bobcats / Hornets
  • 2019–2021: Boston Celtics
  • 2021–2022: New York Knicks
  • 2022–2023: Dallas Mavericks

Kemba Walker is a point guard for the Charlotte Hornets and has been in the NBA since 2011. Kemba was drafted 9th overall by the Bobcats in 2011, who traded him to the Hornets just two years later.

Kemba has had three different teams over his six-year career - Charlotte, Boston and New York - but he's still managed to be one of the most consistent players in the league. 

In 2019, Walker led Charlotte to their first playoff appearance in eight seasons; they eventually lost 4-0 to LeBron James and The Golden State Warriors (who went on to win the championship).

Kemba is married with two young children and enjoys spending time with family as much as possible - especially when they're able to travel together. Kemba Walker is a talented basketball player who has been successful both in the NBA and internationally. 

He was drafted first overall by the Charlotte Hornets in 2011 and has since played for several teams, including the Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, and Portland Trail Blazers.

Kemba Walker is known for his explosiveness on offense as well as his defensive abilities; he has twice won an All-NBA Third Team honor. In 2018 he led the Charlotte Hornets to their first playoff appearance in over 20 years.

An impressive achievement given that they were one of the worst teams in the league at that time. Kemba Walker currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks and is still young enough to continue making waves on court.

Also Played For: charlotte hornets, boston celtics

16. Jaden Hardy

Jaden Hardy Career

  • High school: Coronado, (Henderson, Nevada)
  • NBA draft 2022 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37th overall
  • Selected by the Sacramento Kings
  • Playing career: 2021–present
  • Number: 1, 3
  • 2021–2022: NBA G League Ignite
  • 2022–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2022: →Texas Legends
  • McDonald's All-American (2021), Jordan Brand Classic (2021), Nike Hoop Summit (2021)

Jaden Hardy was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2022 NBA Draft. Hardy played college basketball for the Coronado High School Spartans and led them to a state championship as a junior.

In his rookie season, he averaged 11 points per game and 4 assists on 48% shooting from 3-point range. As a sophomore in 2024–25, Jaden improved his averages to 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists on 46% shooting from 3-point land while also making 41% of his free throws (leading all rookies).

He declared for the 2018 NBA draft but withdrew before it began due to injury concerns; however, he ultimately decided to return for his senior year at Coronado where they made it back-to-back state championships with him leading their team once again in scoring (28 ppg) and assists (6 apg). 

After going undrafted in both 2020 & 2021 drafts, Jaden signed with Dallas Mavericks midseason of 2022 after impressing head coach Rick Carlisle during an offseason workout program.

Also Played For: nba g league, nba summer league

17. McKinley Wright IV

McKinley Wright IV Career

  • High school: Champlin Park, (Champlin, Minnesota)
  • College: Colorado (2017–2021)
  • NBA draft: 2021 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2021–present
  • 2021–2022: Minnesota Timberwolves
  • 2021–2022: →Iowa Wolves
  • 2022–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2022–present: →Texas Legends
  • 3× First-team All-Pac-12 (2019–2021), Pac-12 All-Defensive Team (2020), Pac-12 All-Freshman Team (2018), Minnesota Mr. Basketball (2017)

McKinley Wright IV is a 24-year old point guard who played college basketball for Colorado. He was undrafted in the NBA draft but signed with the Dallas Mavericks.

Wright has averaged 5 assists per game through his first two seasons in the league and was named to the All-Rookie Second Team last season. Wright's parents are McKinley and Jenna Wright, both of whom competed as athletes at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

His older sister, Aaliyah, also played Division I basketball before moving into track and field full time after her sophomore year at Champlin Park High School in Minneapolis, where she won state championships in triple jump (14 feet 6 inches) and long jump (18 feet 1 inch).

McKinley attended high school with current Maverick Harrison Barnes and they were teammates on Champlin Park's varsity squad during their junior year.

The Mavericks acquired him from Denver along with Devin Harris, Jameer Nelson, DeAndre Jordan, Wes Matthews (and a 2020 second round pick) for Danilo Gallinari on July 8th of this year [2017].

18. Tim Hardaway Jr.

Guard

Tim Hardaway Jr. Career

  • High school: , Miami Palmetto (Pinecrest, Florida)
  • College: Michigan (2010–2013)
  • NBA draft 2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24th overall
  • Selected by the New York Knicks
  • Playing career: 2013–present
  • 2013–2015: New York Knicks
  • 2015–2017: Atlanta Hawks
  • 2015: →Canton Charge
  • 2015–2016: →Austin Spurs
  • 2017–2019: New York Knicks
  • 2019–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2014), First-team All-Big Ten (2013), Third-team All-Big Ten (2012), Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2011)

Hardaway was drafted by the New York Knicks in 2013 and has since played for the Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks, Dallas Mavericks, and Golden State Warriors.

Hardaway Jr.'s best season came in 2017-2018 when he averaged 23 points per game while shooting 46% from three-point range. In 2019, Hardaway Jr.'s contract with the Mavericks expired and he decided to sign with the Phoenix Suns instead.

However, after just a few games it was announced that Hardaway had been traded to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov. At 30 years old, Hardaway Jr.'s career is still young and there is no telling what further accolades he may achieve on or off of the court.

Tim Hardaway Jr. is a versatile and skilled player who has had success in both the NBA and overseas. He was drafted by the New York Knicks in 2013, and has since played for Atlanta, Canton Charge, Austin Spurs, and New York. He is known for his scoring ability as well as his perimeter shooting skills.

In 2019 he joined the Dallas Mavericks, where he continues to play basketball at an elite level.

Also Played For: michigan wolverines basketball, nba 2k18

19. Roy Tarpley

Roy Tarpley Career

  • High school: Cooley (Detroit, Michigan)
  • College: Michigan (1982–1986)
  • NBA draft 1986 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7th overall
  • Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
  • Playing career: 1986–2006
  • Position: Power forward / Center
  • Number: 42
  • 1986–1991: Dallas Mavericks
  • 1991–1992: Wichita Falls Texans
  • 1992: Miami Tropics
  • 1992–1993: Aris
  • 1993–1994: Olympiacos
  • 1994–1995: Dallas Mavericks
  • 1996: Iraklis
  • 1998–1999: Apollon Limassol
  • 1999: Esperos Kallitheas
  • 1999–2000: Ural Great
  • 2000–2001: Beijing Olympians
  • 2003–2004: Sioux Falls Skyforce
  • 2005: Dodge City Legend
  • 2005–2006: Michigan Mayhem
  • NBA Sixth Man of the Year (1988), NBA All-Rookie First Team (1987), FIBA Saporta Cup champion (1993), FIBA Saporta Cup Top Scorer (1993), FIBA Saporta Cup Finals Top Scorer (1993), Greek League champion (1994), Greek Cup winner (1994), CBA All-Star (2004), USBL Player of the Year (1992), Second-team All-American – USBWA (1985), 2× Third-team All-American – AP (1985, 1986), Third-team All-American – UPI (1985), Third-team All-American – NABC (1986), Big Ten Player of the Year (1985)
  • Points: 3,533 (12.6 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 2,803 (10.0 rpg)

Roy Tarpley was born in 1964 and grew up in Detroit. He played college basketball for Michigan before being drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1986 NBA Draft.

Roy Tarpley began his professional career with the Mavericks and spent most of his time playing power forward or center. He retired from professional basketball after ten seasons, 2006-2015.

Roy Tarpley is a two-time All Star and won an NBA Championship with the Miami Heat in 2006. After retiring from playing professionally, he became a television commentator for both college sports and international events.

Roy Tarpley passed away on January 9th, 2015 at the age of 50 after suffering a heart attack while working out at home Roy Tarpley was a 6'9" center who played for the Dallas Mavericks, Wichita Falls Texans and Miami Tropics in the NBA.

He won an NBA Sixth Man of the Year award and is best known for playing with MIAMI during their run to the 1993 Saporta Cup championship. 

Roy also had significant international experience, winning a FIBA Saporta Cup title with ARIS in Greece and appearing in two Euroleague Final Fours with Esperos Kallitheas (1998 & 1999).

After retiring from basketball, Roy ran a business empire that included several restaurants and nightclubs across America.

20. Luka Dončić

Dallas Mavericks

Luka Dončić Career

  • NBA draft 2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
  • Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
  • Playing career: 2015–present
  • 2015–2018: Real Madrid
  • 2018–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • 3× NBA All-Star (2020–2022), 3× All-NBA First Team (2020–2022), NBA Rookie of the Year (2019), NBA All-Rookie First Team (2019), EuroLeague champion (2018), EuroLeague MVP (2018), EuroLeague Final Four MVP (2018), All-EuroLeague First Team (2018), 2× EuroLeague Rising Star (2017, 2018), EuroLeague 2010–20 All-Decade Team (2020), Euroscar Player of the Year (2019), 3× Liga ACB champion (2015, 2016, 2018), Liga ACB MVP (2018), All-Liga ACB First Team (2018), 2× ACB Best Young Player (2017, 2018), 3× ACB All-Young Players Team (2016–2018), 2× Spanish King's Cup winner (2016, 2017), 2× Trofeo Costa de Sol champion (2016, 2017), FIBA Intercontinental Cup champion (2015), EB Next Generation Tournament champion (2015), EB Next Generation Tournament MVP (2015), Slovenian Sportsman of the Year (2018)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing  Slovenia, EuroBasket, : 2017 Turkey:
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing  Slovenia
  • EuroBasket
  • 2017 Turkey

Luka Dončić is a Slovenian point guard who was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in 2018. He has played for Real Madrid since 2015 and most recently played with the Dallas Mavericks in 2018.

Dončić has been praised for his shooting ability, athleticism, and passing skills. In 2019 he led Spain to a silver medal at the European Championships and was named MVP of the tournament. 

He is one of only five players in history to score over 2,000 points in both the Euroleague (regular season) and Liga ACB (Spanish league) play simultaneously.

In 2020 he signed an extension with Dallas that will keep him there through 2023-24 seasons Luka Dončić was born in February of 1998, making him just 19 years old when he won the NBA Rookie of the Year award. 

Luka is a 7-footer who plays both forward positions and has been compared to former Yugoslavia great Dražen Petrović. 

He played for his hometown team Zagreb before being drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in 2016 and subsequently traded to the Orlando Magic.

In 2018, Luka led Croatia to their first-ever European Championship title, becoming only the fourth player (after Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Dirk Nowitzki) to win a FIBA World Cup medal as well as a EuroLeague championship medal. 

After two seasons with Orlando, Luka moved on again this summer signing with Barcelona where he will join up with fellow Croatian Dario Saric.

Also Played For: real madrid baloncesto, basketball

21. Kristaps Porziņģis

Washington Wizards

Kristaps Porziņģis Career

  • NBA draft 2015 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall
  • Selected by the New York Knicks
  • Playing career: 2012–present
  • 2012–2015: Sevilla
  • 2012–2013: →Sevilla B
  • 2015–2019: New York Knicks
  • 2019–2022: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2022–present: Washington Wizards
  • NBA All-Star (2018), NBA All-Rookie First Team (2016), EuroCup Rising Star (2015), 2× ACB All-Young Players Team (2014, 2015)

Porziņģis was born in Latvia, and he played basketball for Liepāja's Jelgava-Riga BC before being drafted by the New York Knicks in 2015. 

Porziņģis has averaged 14.3 points and 6 rebounds per game over his NBA career, including a season with the Washington Wizards where he averaged 13.8 points and 7 rebounds per game.

Porziņģis is known for his athleticism, as well as his shooting ability from outside of the arc (he has made over 300 three-point shots in his career). In 2018, Porziņģis helped lead Latvia to their first ever FIBA World Cup appearance – they were eliminated in the group stages however.

 Kristaps Porziņģis will be playing out the remainder of his contract with Washington Wizards this year before potentially moving on to another team next season Porziņģis was a highly touted prospect coming out of Latvia and was expected to be a top pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.

However, he fell to the Knicks at number 17 overall and has since developed into one of the most promising players in European basketball. Porziņģis is second all-time in total points scored by a Latvian player in international play (1,394), trailing only Arvydas Sabonis. 

He has also averaged 20.3 points per game over his career with Sevilla, New York Knicks, Dallas Mavericks and Washington Wizards squads respectively. In 2018, Porziņģis won an All-Star Game MVP award after leading Eastern Conference team 111–105 victory over the West squad.

That same year he helped lead his Lithuanian national team to their first EuroBasket championship since 2000 when they defeated Spain 71–64 in the final match played at Bilbao BILBAO BC GIRONA.

Also Played For: nba, center basketball

22. Mark Aguirre

Mark Aguirre Career

  • High school: Westinghouse (Chicago, Illinois)
  • College: DePaul (1978–1981)
  • NBA draft 1981 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall
  • Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
  • Playing career: 1981–1994
  • Position: Small forward
  • Number: 24, 23, 7
  • Coaching career: 2002–present
  • 2× NBA champion (1989, 1990), 3× NBA All-Star (1984, 1987, 1988), Naismith College Player of the Year (1980), Adolph Rupp Trophy (1980), USBWA Player of the Year (1980), AP Player of the Year (1980), UPI Player of the Year (1980), Sporting News College Player of the Year (1981), 2× Consensus first-team All-American (1980, 1981), No. 24 retired by DePaul Blue Demons, Mr. Basketball USA (1978), Third-team Parade All-American (1978), McDonald's All-American (1978)
  • Points: 18,458 (20.0 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 4,578 (5.0 rpg)
  • Assists: 2,871 (3.1 apg)
  • College Basketball Hall of Fame, Inducted in 2016

Aguirre was drafted 1st overall by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1981 NBA Draft. He spent his entire playing career with the team, retiring after 1994. Aguirre is best known for his time with the Dallas Mavericks, where he averaged 20 points and 7 rebounds per game over his 13-year career.

After retirement, Aguirre has served as an assistant coach for various teams including Orlando Magic, Sacramento Kings and Philadelphia 76ers. Mark Aguirre was born on December 10th, 1959 in Chicago Illinois to parents of Mexican descent. 

Growing up in a Latino community in Chicago helped him develop into a successful player and leader both on and off court during his time playing in the NBA.

An All Star selection six times throughout his career (1981-1989), Aguirre is one of only three players to achieve this feat while wearing a different jersey each season (joining Michael Jordan & Kobe Bryant). 

His 23 total All Stars ranks 4th all-time among small forwards behind Wilt Chamberlain (38), LeBron James (34) and Kevin Durant (32).

 Known for being an excellent defender despite not possessing great athleticism or quickness offensively; many credit Aguirres tenacious playstyle along with some outstanding shooting percentages from deep (.402 3PT%, .481 FT%).

which led to him earning MVP honors twice ('88-'89) during seasons when he averaged 25+ PPG/RPG/.800+ APG respectively.

Finally, mark aguire currently serves as head coach of Austin Spurs who compete in G League - North Division.

Also Played For: detroit pistons, depaul basketball

23. J. J. Barea

Cangrejeros de Santurce

J. J. Barea Career

  • High school: Miami Christian School, (Miami, Florida)
  • College: Northeastern (2002–2006)
  • NBA draft: 2006 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2001–2022
  • Position: Point guard
  • Coaching career: 2017–present
  • NBA champion (2011), 2× Centrobasket MVP (2008, 2016), FIBA Basketball World Cup Top Scorer (2014), CAA Player of the Year (2006), First-team All-CAA (2006), 2× First-team All-AEC (2004, 2005), Third-team All-AEC (2003), AEC All-Rookie Team (2003)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing  Puerto Rico, FIBA AmeriCup, : 2013 Venezuela: , : 2007 United States: , Pan American Games, : 2011 Guadalajara: Team, : 2007 Rio de Janeiro: Team, Centrobasket, : 2008 Mexico: , : 2010 Dominican Republic: , : 2016 Panama: , : 2012 Puerto Rico: , : 2014 Mexico: , Central American and Caribbean Games, : 2006 Cartagena: Team, : 2010 Mayagüez: Team, FIBA CBC Championship, : 2007 Puerto Rico: , FIBA Americas U20 Championship, : 2004 Canada:
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing  Puerto Rico
  • FIBA AmeriCup
  • : 2013 Venezuela:
  • : 2007 United States:
  • Pan American Games
  • : 2011 Guadalajara: Team
  • : 2007 Rio de Janeiro: Team
  • Centrobasket
  • : 2008 Mexico:
  • : 2010 Dominican Republic:
  • : 2016 Panama:
  • : 2012 Puerto Rico:
  • : 2014 Mexico:
  • Central American and Caribbean Games
  • : 2006 Cartagena: Team
  • : 2010 Mayagüez: Team
  • FIBA CBC Championship
  • : 2007 Puerto Rico:
  • FIBA Americas U20 Championship
  • : 2004 Canada:

Barea was born in Puerto Rico and starred at Miami Christian School before playing college ball at Northeastern. After being undrafted, he played for several years in the Spanish leagues before landing with the Dallas Mavericks in 2011.

Barea has been a mainstay of the Mavericks since then, helping them to two NBA Finals appearances (2013 and 2015) as well as back-to-back Southwest Division titles (2015–16). 

In 2017, he took over as head coach of his former team, retiring from active play later that year after guiding Dallas to their first ever playoff series win.

J. J. Barea is a former NBA player who won an championship with the Dallas Mavericks in 2011. Barea spent time playing in Spain and then joined the Minnesota Timberwolves before ending up back in his home country of Puerto Rico with the Cangrejeros de Santurce, where he currently serves as head coach. 

He has also been involved in player development coaching roles with both the Dallas Mavericks and Indios de Mayagüez during his career to this point.

Also Played For: 2006 nba draft, nba undrafted

24. Jim Jackson

Jim Jackson Career

  • High school: Macomber (Toledo, Ohio)
  • College: Ohio State (1989–1992)
  • NBA draft 1992 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall
  • Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
  • Playing career: 1992–2006
  • Position: Shooting guard
  • Number: 24, 22, 19, 2, 21
  • 1992–1997: Dallas Mavericks
  • 1997: New Jersey Nets
  • 1997–1998: Philadelphia 76ers
  • 1998: Golden State Warriors
  • 1999: Portland Trail Blazers
  • 1999–2001: Atlanta Hawks
  • 2001: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 2001–2002: Miami Heat
  • 2002–2003: Sacramento Kings
  • 2003–2004: Houston Rockets
  • 2005–2006: Phoenix Suns
  • 2006: Los Angeles Lakers
  • UPI College Player of the Year (1992), 2× Consensus first-team All-American (1991, 1992), 2× Big Ten Player of the Year (1991, 1992), No. 22 retired by Ohio State Buckeyes, Big Ten Freshman of the Year (1990), 2× First-team Parade All-American (1988, 1989), 2× Ohio Mr. Basketball (1988, 1989)
  • Points: 12,690 (14.3 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 4,152 (4.7 rpg)
  • Assists: 2,851 (3.2 apg)
  • College Basketball Hall of Fame, Inducted in 2021
  • Medals, , Men’s Basketball, Representing the  United States, Pan American Games, : 1991 Havana: Team Competition
  • Men’s Basketball
  • Representing the  United States
  • Pan American Games
  • : 1991 Havana: Team Competition

Jim Jackson was a standout shooting guard at Ohio State and was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in 1992. He spent seven seasons with the team before signing with the New Jersey Nets in 1997.

Jackson is best known for his time with the Mavericks, where he won two championships (1994 and 1996) and scored over 20,000 points in his career. After retiring from playing basketball, Jackson worked as an analyst on NBA TV until 2016.

In 2017, he joined ESPN as a studio analyst for their coverage of the playoffs Jackson was a two-time consensus first-team All-American and Big Ten Player of the Year. Jackson was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 1992 NBA Draft.

Jackson played for six different teams during his career, including stints with the Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Sacramento Kings and Houston Rockets. 

In 2004, he retired from professional basketball after playing for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Also Played For: big ten conference basketball

25. JaVale McGee

JaVale McGee Career

  • High school: , Detroit Country Day, (Beverly Hills, Michigan), Providence Christian, (Fremont, Michigan), Hales Franciscan, (Chicago, Illinois)
  • College: Nevada (2006–2008)
  • NBA draft 2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
  • Selected by the Washington Wizards
  • Playing career: 2008–present
  • 2008–2012: Washington Wizards
  • 2012–2015: Denver Nuggets
  • 2015: Philadelphia 76ers
  • 2015–2016: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2016–2018: Golden State Warriors
  • 2018–2020: Los Angeles Lakers
  • 2020–2021: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 2021: Denver Nuggets
  • 2021–2022: Phoenix Suns
  • 2022–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • 3× NBA champion (2017, 2018, 2020)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing the  United States, Olympic Games, : 2020 Tokyo: Team
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing the  United States
  • Olympic Games
  • : 2020 Tokyo: Team

JaVale McGee was born on January 19, 1988 in Flint, Michigan. He attended high school in Detroit Country Day and then Providence Christian before going to Hales Franciscan College for two years.

JaVale played his first professional season with the Dallas Mavericks of the NBA. In 2011, he joined the Denver Nuggets where he spent four seasons before joining the Washington Wizards in 2018-19.

JaVale is a seven foot center who has averaged over 10 points per game throughout his career so far. 

JaVale McGee is an experienced player who has competed in the NBA for a number of years. JaVale was drafted by the Washington Wizards in 2008 and spent time with them before moving on to other teams.

He became a three-time champion with Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks and Cleveland Cavaliers respectively. McGee also received several awards during his career such as Sixth Man of the Year and All-Star Game MVP Award.

Also Played For: washington wizards, university of nevada basketball

26. Shawn Bradley

Shawn Bradley Career

  • High school: Emery (Castle Dale, Utah)
  • College: BYU (1990–1991)
  • NBA draft 1993 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd overall
  • Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
  • Playing career: 1993–2005
  • Position: Center
  • Number: 76, 45, 44
  • 1993–1995: Philadelphia 76ers
  • 1995–1997: New Jersey Nets
  • 1997–2005: Dallas Mavericks
  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1994), NBA blocks leader (1997), NCAA blocks leader (1991), Second-team All-WAC (1991), WAC Freshman of the Year (1991), Second-team Parade All-American (1990), Third-team Parade All-American (1989), McDonald's All-American Co-MVP (1990), Utah Mr. Basketball (1989)
  • Points: 6,752 (8.1 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 5,268 (6.3 rpg)
  • Blocks: 2,119 (2.5 bpg)

Shawn Bradley was a highly successful center in the NBA, winning two championships with the Philadelphia 76ers. Bradley played college basketball at BYU before being drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1993.

After spending three seasons with Philly, he moved to the New Jersey Nets for one season and then finished his career with stints in Memphis and Seattle. In total, Bradley won five playoff series titles (with Philly and Memphis) and earned All-Star honors on four occasions (1996–1998, 2000).

He retired from professional basketball following the 2005 season at age 34 due to recurring knee injuries. Shawn Bradley was a standout player at Utah and then went on to have an excellent NBA career with the Dallas Mavericks. Bradley was known for his defense, rebounding and blocks abilities.

He won several awards during his time in the NBA, including All-Rookie Second Team accolades in 1994 and 1997, as well as being named blocks leader twice. After retiring from playing basketball, he has since worked as a television commentator for games involving the Dallas Mavericks.

Also Played For: byu cougars men's basketball

27. Dirk Nowitzki

Dallas Mavericks

Dirk Nowitzki Career

  • NBA draft 1998 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall
  • Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
  • Playing career: 1994–2019
  • Position: Power forward
  • Number: 41
  • 1994–1998: DJK Würzburg
  • 1998–2019: Dallas Mavericks
  • NBA champion (2011), NBA Finals MVP (2011), NBA Most Valuable Player (2007), 14× NBA All-Star (2002–2012, 2014, 2015, 2019), 4× All-NBA First Team (2005–2007, 2009), 5× All-NBA Second Team (2002, 2003, 2008, 2010, 2011), 3× All-NBA Third Team (2001, 2004, 2012), 50–40–90 club (2007), NBA Three-Point Contest champion (2006), NBA Teammate of the Year (2017), NBA 75th Anniversary Team, No. 41 retired by Dallas Mavericks, Bundesliga Most Valuable Player (1999), Bundesliga Top Scorer (1999), FIBA World Cup MVP (2002), 2× FIBA World Cup Top Scorer (2002, 2006), FIBA EuroBasket MVP (2005), 3× FIBA EuroBasket Top Scorer (2001, 2005, 2007), 6× Euroscar Player of the Year (2002–2006, 2011), 2× FIBA Europe Men's Player of the Year (2005, 2011), 11× All-Europeans First Team (2003–2011, 2013, 2014), 9× All-Europeans Power Forward of the Year (2005–2011, 2013, 2014), Mister Europa Player of the Year (2005), Silbernes Lorbeerblatt (2011), German Sports Personality of the Year (2011), Laureus Lifetime Achievement Award (2020), No. 14 retired by Germany national team
  • Points: 31,560 (20.7 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 11,489 (7.5 rpg)
  • Assists: 3,651 (2.4 apg)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing  Germany, World Cup, : 2002 Indianapolis: , EuroBasket, : 2005 Serbia and Montenegro:
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing  Germany
  • World Cup
  • : 2002 Indianapolis:
  • EuroBasket
  • : 2005 Serbia and Montenegro:

Dirk Nowitzki is a professional basketball player who has spent his entire playing career with the Dallas Mavericks. He was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in 1998 and played for them until 2019.

Dirk Nowitzki is best known for his outstanding scoring ability, which has led him to be one of the most successful players in NBA history. In 2011, he won his first championship with Dallas and also became an eight-time All-Star during his time there.

Dirk Nowitzki currently serves as a special advisor to the Mavericks organization and continues to play regular-season games at age 44 years old. Dirk Nowitzki is a 14-time NBA All-Star and was named MVP in 2007. 

Dirk also holds numerous other accolades, including 3× First Team All-NBA, 5x Second Team selection, and the 50–40–90 club.

He retired from the Dallas Mavericks as No. 41 in February 2019 after 19 seasons with the team.

Also Played For: eurobasket, 2009–10 nba season

28. Tyler Dorsey

Olympiacos B.C.

Tyler Dorsey Career

  • High school: Maranatha (Pasadena, California)
  • College: Oregon (2015–2017)
  • NBA draft 2017 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41st overall
  • Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
  • Playing career: 2017–present
  • 2017–2019: Atlanta Hawks
  • 2017–2018: →Erie BayHawks
  • 2019: Memphis Grizzlies
  • 2019: →Memphis Hustle
  • 2019–2021: Maccabi Tel Aviv
  • 2021–2022: Olympiacos
  • 2022: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2022: →Texas Legends
  • 2023–present: Texas Legends
  • 2× Israeli League champion (2020, 2021), Greek League champion (2022), Greek Cup winner (2022), Greek Cup MVP (2022), Pac-12 All-Freshman team (2016), First-team Parade All-American (2015), Gatorade California Player of the Year (2015)

Tyler Dorsey was drafted 41st overall by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2017 NBA draft. Tyler played college basketball at Oregon, where he averaged 16 points and 5 rebounds per game as a senior.

In his rookie season with the Atlanta Hawks, he averaged 4 points and 2 rebounds per game in 24 minutes of play off the bench. He joined Olympiacos of Greece for the 2018–19 season, but left after just 10 games due to injury.

Tyler signed with the Texas Legends for their inaugural 2019–20 season, and has since led them to an 8th place finish in their division despite averaging only 20 minutes per game on average over that time period due to various injuries sustained throughout the year..

Tyler Dorsey is a versatile player who can play both shooting guard and small forward positions. He was drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies in the second round of the 2017 NBA draft. 

Tyler has had a successful career so far, winning Israeli League championships with the Erie BayHawks in 2018 and 2021 and Greek League championships with Maccabi Tel Aviv in 2020 and 2022.

In addition to his basketball achievements, Tyler has also been recognised for his charitable work, being named Gatorade California Player of the Year in 2015 after raising over $200,000 for charity through his "Crazy Legs" campaign.

29. Facundo Campazzo

KK Crvena zvezda

Facundo Campazzo Career

  • NBA draft: 2013 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2008–present
  • 2008–2014: Peñarol
  • 2014–2020: Real Madrid
  • 2015–2017: UCAM Murcia
  • 2020–2022: Denver Nuggets
  • 2022: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2022–present: Crvena zvezda
  • 2× EuroLeague champion (2015, 2018), 3× Spanish League champion (2015, 2018, 2019), 2× Spanish Cup winner (2015, 2020), 4× Spanish Supercup winner (2014, 2018–2020), Spanish League Finals MVP (2019), Spanish League Most Spectacular Player (2017), 2× All-Spanish League First Team (2019, 2020), 2× All-Spanish League Second Team (2017, 2018), Spanish Cup MVP (2020), 2× Spanish Supercup MVP (2019, 2020), FIBA Americas League champion (2010), All-FIBA Americas League First Team (2013), All-FIBA Americas League Second Team (2015), 2× InterLeagues Tournament champion (2010, 2012), 4× Argentine League champion (2010–2012, 2014), Argentine Challenge Cup winner (2010), 3× Argentine Super 8 Tournament winner (2009, 2011, 2013), Argentine Cup winner (2010), 2× Argentine League Finals MVP (2012, 2014), 3× Argentine League Ideal Quintet Team (2012–2014), 3× Argentine League Assist Champion (2012–2014), 2× Argentine League Steals Champion (2013, 2014), 3× Argentine League All-Domestic Players Team (2012–2014), Argentine League Most Improved Player (2012), Argentine League Revelation of the Year (2010), 3× Argentine League All-Star (2011–2013), Argentine League All-Star Skills Challenge winner (2012), 2× Argentine Super 8 Tournament MVP (2011, 2013), Argentine Cup MVP (2010)
  • Medals, , , Event: 1st: 2nd: 3rd, FIBA World Cup: 0: 1: 0, FIBA AmeriCup: 1: 2: 1, Pan American Games: 1: 0: 0, FIBA South American Championship: 1: 1: 0, South American Games: 1: 0: 0, Total: 4: 4: 1, , Men's basketball, Representing  Argentina, World Cup, : 2019 China: , FIBA AmeriCup, : 2022 Brazil: , : 2015 Mexico: , : 2017 Argentina: , : 2013 Venezuela: , Pan American Games, : 2019 Lima: Team, FIBA South American Championship, : 2012 Argentina: , : 2014 Venezuela: , South American Games, : 2014 Chile: Team
  • Event: 1st
  • Event: 1st
  • FIBA World Cup: 0
  • FIBA AmeriCup: 1
  • Pan American Games: 1
  • FIBA South American Championship: 1
  • South American Games: 1
  • Total: 4
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing  Argentina
  • World Cup
  • 2019 China
  • FIBA AmeriCup
  • 2022 Brazil
  • 2015 Mexico
  • 2017 Argentina
  • 2013 Venezuela
  • Pan American Games
  • 2019 Lima
  • FIBA South American Championship
  • 2012 Argentina
  • 2014 Venezuela
  • South American Games
  • 2014 Chile

Campazzo was born in Córdoba, Argentina on March 23, 1991. Campazzo played for Peñarol from 2008 to 2014 and then joined Real Madrid in 2015. In 2017, he signed with UCAM Murcia and has since been playing there.

Campazzo is a point guard and has averaged 10 points per game throughout his career so far. He has also won several awards including the EuroLeague Rising Star Award in 2016 and the Adriatic League Best Player of the Year award in 2018.

Facundo Campazzo is a Spanish professional basketball player who plays for the Crvena zvezda team in Serbia. He has won multiple awards, including two EuroLeague championships and three Spanish League titles. 

In addition to playing professionally, he also competes in international tournaments for his country.

Also Played For: fiba basketball world cup

30. Rolando Blackman

Rolando Blackman Career

  • High school: William E. Grady (Brooklyn, New York)
  • College: Kansas State (1977–1981)
  • NBA draft 1981 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall
  • Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
  • Playing career: 1981–1997
  • Position: Shooting guard
  • Number: 22, 20
  • 1981–1992: Dallas Mavericks
  • 1992–1994: New York Knicks
  • 1994–1995: AEK Athens
  • 1995–1996: Olimpia Milano
  • 1996–1997: CSP Limoges
  • 4× NBA All-Star (1985–1987, 1990), No. 22 retired by Dallas Mavericks, Italian League champion (1996), Italian Cup champion (1996), Third-team All-American – NABC (1981), Third-team All-American – AP (1980), Big Eight Player of the Year (1980), 3× First-team All-Big Eight (1979–1981), No. 25 Jersey retired by Kansas State Wildcats
  • Points: 17,623 (18.0 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 3,278 (3.3 rpg)
  • Assists: 2,981 (3.0 apg)
  • College Basketball Hall of Fame, Inducted in 2015

Rolando Blackman was born on February 26, 1959, in Panama City, Panama. He played college basketball at Kansas State, and was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1981 NBA draft.

Blackman spent his entire professional career with the Mavericks, retiring in 1997. He is best known for his time with the Mavericks, where he won two championships (1989 and 1991).

Blackman is also a three-time All-Star, and was named the NBA Finals MVP in 1991. Blackman currently works as a color commentator for NBA games. He was married to his wife, Leslie, from 1984 until her death in 2006.

Blackman has three children, and resides in Dallas, Texas. Blackman is a member of the National Basketball Hall of Fame and the Panama Hall of Fame. Rolando Blackman was a standout player in college and in the NBA. He was a three-time All-American and a three-time First-team All-Big Eight player.

He was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the second round of the 1985 NBA draft and went on to play for the team for six seasons. 

He was a key player on the Mavericks' championship teams in 1988 and 1989. He was also a part of the team that won the championship in 1996. Blackman retired from the NBA in 1998.

Also Played For: kansas state university

31. Jason Kidd

Point guard

Jason Kidd Career

  • High school: St. Joseph Notre Dame, (Alameda, California)
  • College: California (1992–1994)
  • NBA draft 1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd overall
  • Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
  • Playing career: 1994–2013
  • Position: Point guard
  • Number: 5, 32, 2
  • Coaching career: 2013–present
  • As player:, NBA champion (2011), 10× NBA All-Star (1996, 1998, 2000–2004, 2007, 2008, 2010), 5× All-NBA First Team (1999–2002, 2004), All-NBA Second Team (2003), 4× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1999, 2001, 2002, 2006), 5× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2000, 2003–2005, 2007), NBA Co-Rookie of the Year (1995), NBA All-Rookie First Team (1995), 5× NBA assists leader (1999–2001, 2003, 2004), 2× NBA Sportsmanship Award (2012, 2013), USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (2007), NBA 75th Anniversary Team, No. 5 retired by Brooklyn Nets, Consensus first-team All-American (1994), USBWA National Freshman of the Year (1993), Pac-10 Player of the Year (1994), Pac-10 Freshman of the Year (1993), NCAA season assists leader (1994), NCAA season steals leader (1993), No. 5 retired by California Golden Bears, National high school player of the year (1992), McDonald's All-American (1992), 2× First-team Parade All-American (1991, 1992), 2× California Mr. Basketball (1991, 1992), , As assistant coach:, , NBA champion (2020)
  • Points: 17,529 (12.6 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 8,725 (6.3 rpg)
  • Assists: 12,091 (8.7 apg)
  • Basketball Hall of Fame as player
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing the  United States, Olympic Games, : 2000 Sydney: Team, : 2008 Beijing: Team, FIBA Americas Championship, : 1999 San Juan: , : 2003 San Juan: , : 2007 Las Vegas:
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing the  United States
  • Olympic Games
  • : 2000 Sydney: Team
  • : 2008 Beijing: Team
  • FIBA Americas Championship
  • : 1999 San Juan:
  • : 2003 San Juan:
  • : 2007 Las Vegas:

Jason Kidd was born on March 23, 1973, in San Francisco, California. Kidd played point guard for the Dallas Mavericks from 1994 to 2013. Kidd was a three-time NBA champion (2000, 2001, 2005) and a two-time MVP (2001, 2005).

Kidd was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2013. Kidd has served as head coach of the Dallas Mavericks since 2014. After a successful playing career with the Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns, Kidd became a head coach in 2013 with the Brooklyn Nets.

In his two seasons as coach, he led the Nets to the playoffs both years. Kidd was one of the most decorated players in NBA history, winning 5 championships, 10 All-Star games, 5 All-NBA teams, and 4 All-Defensive teams. 

As a coach, Kidd has led the Brooklyn Nets to two playoff appearances in his two seasons as head coach.

Also Played For: phoenix suns, nba 75th anniversary team

32. Michael Finley

Michael Finley Career

  • High school: Proviso East (Maywood, Illinois)
  • College: Wisconsin (1991–1995)
  • NBA draft 1995 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21st overall
  • Selected by the Phoenix Suns
  • Playing career: 1995–2010
  • Position: Small forward / Shooting guard
  • Number: 4, 40
  • 1995–1996: Phoenix Suns
  • 1996–2005: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2005–2010: San Antonio Spurs
  • 2010: Boston Celtics
  • NBA champion (2007), 2× NBA All-Star (2000, 2001), NBA All-Rookie First Team (1996), 2× First-team All-Big Ten (1993, 1995), USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (1993), No. 24 jersey retired by Wisconsin Badgers
  • Points: 17,306 (15.8 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 4,804 (4.4 rpg)
  • Assists: 3,245 (2.9 apg)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing  United States, Goodwill Games, : 1994 St. Petersburg: National team, Summer Universiade, : 1993 Buffalo: National team
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing  United States
  • Goodwill Games
  • : 1994 St. Petersburg: National team
  • Summer Universiade
  • : 1993 Buffalo: National team

Michael Finley was a key player for the Phoenix Suns during his playing career. He was drafted by the Phoenix Suns in the 1995 NBA draft and spent the majority of his career with the team.

He was named to the All-Rookie First Team in 1995 and was a four-time All-Star. He retired in 2010 after playing with the Mavericks for six seasons. He is currently an assistant general manager/vice president of basketball operations for the Dallas Mavericks.

He was born in Illinois and has American citizenship. He is listed at 6'7" and 215 pounds. He has two children. He currently resides in Dallas, TX. Michael Finley was a versatile player who excelled at both shooting and passing. Finley was a four-time All-Star and two-time NBA champion.

He is a member of the Wisconsin Badgers' basketball hall of fame. Finley retired in 2010 after a long career in the NBA.

Also Played For: san antonio spurs, nba 2000s

33. Steve Nash

Point guard

Steve Nash Career

  • High school: St. Michaels, (Victoria, British Columbia)
  • College: Santa Clara (1992–1996)
  • NBA draft 1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall
  • Selected by the Phoenix Suns
  • Playing career: 1996–2015
  • Position: Point guard
  • Number: 13, 10
  • Coaching career: 2020–present
  • 2× NBA Most Valuable Player (2005, 2006), 8× NBA All-Star (2002, 2003, 2005–2008, 2010, 2012), 3× All-NBA First Team (2005–2007), 2× All-NBA Second Team (2008, 2010), 2× All-NBA Third Team (2002, 2003), 5× NBA assists leader (2005–2007, 2010, 2011), 4× 50–40–90 club (2006, 2008–2010), Phoenix Suns Ring of Honor, NBA 75th Anniversary Team, 2× FIBA AmeriCup MVP (1999, 2003), Lou Marsh Trophy (2005), 3× Lionel Conacher Award (2002, 2005, 2006), 2× WCC Player of the Year (1995, 1996), No. 11 retired by Santa Clara Broncos
  • Points: 17,387 (14.3 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 3,642 (3.0 rpg)
  • Assists: 10,335 (8.5 apg)
  • Basketball Hall of Fame as player
  • FIBA Hall of Fame as player
  • Medals, , Representing  Canada, FIBA AmeriCup, : 1999 San Juan: National team, : 2001 Neuquén: National team, Universiade, : 1991 Sheffield: National team, : 1993 Buffalo: National team
  • Representing  Canada
  • FIBA AmeriCup
  • : 1999 San Juan: National team
  • : 2001 Neuquén: National team
  • Universiade
  • : 1991 Sheffield: National team
  • : 1993 Buffalo: National team

Nash is a Canadian point guard who played in the NBA from 1996 to 2015. He was one of the most successful point guards in NBA history, winning an NBA championship with the Phoenix Suns in 2010.

After playing his entire career in the Phoenix Suns organization, Nash retired in 2015. In 2020, Nash began a coaching career with the Los Angeles Lakers. Nash is known for his exceptional passing skills and strong shooting ability.

He is married to Tanya Harding, with whom he has two children. Nash is a popular figure in the basketball community and has received numerous awards and accolades throughout his career. Nash was a two-time NBA MVP and eight-time All-Star, as well as a three-time All-NBA First Team selection.

He was also a five-time NBA assists leader. Nash was drafted by the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the 1996 NBA Draft. He played there for six seasons before being traded to the Dallas Mavericks in 1998. Nash spent the next four seasons with the Mavericks before being traded to the Phoenix Suns in 2004.

He spent the next 12 seasons with the Suns, winning two more MVP Awards and helping the team reach the NBA Finals twice. Nash announced his retirement from the NBA in 2015, after playing with the Los Angeles Lakers. He now coaches the Brooklyn Nets.

34. Josh Howard

Josh Howard Career

  • High school: , Glenn, (Kernersville, North Carolina), Hargrave Military Academy, (Chatham, Virginia)
  • College: Wake Forest (1999–2003)
  • NBA draft 2003 / Round: 1 / Pick: 29th overall
  • Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
  • Playing career: 2003–2014
  • Position: Small forward
  • Number: 5, 8
  • Coaching career: 2016–present
  • NBA All-Star (2007), NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2004), Consensus first-team All-American (2003), ACC Player of the Year (2003), First-team All-ACC (2003), Second-team All-ACC (2001), Third-team All-ACC (2002), No. 5 retired by Wake Forest Demon Deacons
  • Points: 7,270 (14.3 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 2,886 (5.7 rpg)
  • Assists: 817 (1.6 apg)

Howard was a standout player at Wake Forest and led the Demon Deacons to the NCAA Tournament in his senior season. Howard was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in 2003 and spent eight seasons with the team.

Howard was traded to the Indiana Pacers in 2013 and then to the Atlanta Hawks in 2015. Howard was named head coach of the UNT Dallas Trailblazers in 2016. Howard led the Trailblazers to the NAIA National Championship in 2018.

Howard is a two-time All-American and was named the NAIA National Coach of the Year in 2018. Howard is married and has two children. Howard is a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Howard is a passionate coach and is constantly seeking new ways to improve his team.

Josh Howard was a five-time NBA All-Star and two-time All-NBA Second Team player with the Dallas Mavericks. 

Howard was drafted by the Mavericks with the 29th overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft. Howard played his first five seasons with the Mavericks before being traded to the Washington Wizards in 2010.

Howard played two seasons with the Jazz before joining the Timberwolves in 2012. Howard played two seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves before joining the Austin Toros of the Development League in 2013. 

Howard signed with the Mavericks as a free agent in 2014 and retired at the end of the season. Howard began his coaching career with UNT Dallas in 2016. Howard is currently the head coach of Piedmont International.

Also Played For: wake forest best basketball players

35. Sam Perkins

Forward-center

Sam Perkins Career

  • High school: , Samuel J. Tilden, (Brooklyn, New York), Shaker, (Latham, New York)
  • College: North Carolina (1980–1984)
  • NBA draft 1984 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall
  • Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
  • Playing career: 1984–2001
  • Position: Power forward / Center
  • Number: 41, 44, 14
  • 1984–1990: Dallas Mavericks
  • 1990–1993: Los Angeles Lakers
  • 1993–1998: Seattle SuperSonics
  • 1999–2001: Indiana Pacers
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (1985), NCAA champion (1982), 2× Consensus first-team All-American (1983, 1984), Consensus second-team All-American (1982), 3× First-team All-ACC (1982–1984), ACC tournament MVP (1981), ACC Rookie of the Year (1981), No. 41 honored by North Carolina Tar Heels, USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (1984), First-team Parade All-American (1980), McDonald's All-American (1980)
  • Points: 15,324 (11.9 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 7,666 (6.0 rpg)
  • Blocks: 933 (0.7 bpg)
  • College Basketball Hall of Fame, Inducted in 2018
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing  United States, Olympic Games, : 1984 Los Angeles: Team competition, Pan American Games, : 1983 Caracas: Team competition[citation needed], FIBA U19 World Championship, : 1979 Salvador: Team competition[citation needed]
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing  United States
  • Olympic Games
  • : 1984 Los Angeles: Team competition
  • Pan American Games
  • : 1983 Caracas: Team competition[citation needed]
  • FIBA U19 World Championship
  • : 1979 Salvador: Team competition[citation needed]

Sam Perkins was a 6'9" forward who played in the NBA for 13 seasons. He was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in 1984 and played for them until 2001. Perkins is best known for his time with the Houston Rockets, where he won two championships.

Perkins also played for the Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks, and Boston Celtics. In 2001, Perkins retired from the NBA. Perkins is currently a color commentator for the Memphis Grizzlies. Perkins has two children and lives in Memphis, Tennessee.

Perkins is a Shaker from Latham, New York. Perkins is also an ordained minister. Sam Perkins was a power forward and center for the Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, and Seattle SuperSonics during his career. 

Perkins was a key player on the UCLA Bruins teams that won back-to-back NCAA championships in 1982 and 1983.

Perkins was a two-time first-team All-American and won a national championship with UCLA in 1982. Perkins was drafted fifth overall by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1984 NBA draft. 

Perkins played for the Mavericks, Lakers, and Pacers during his career. Perkins was a key player on the United States men's basketball team that won the gold medal at the 1984 Olympic Games.

Perkins was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1996. Perkins is currently the director of player personnel for the Indiana Pacers. Perkins has written several books about his basketball career.

Also Played For: los angeles lakers

36. Devin Harris

Point guard

Devin Harris Career

  • High school: Wauwatosa East, (Wauwatosa, Wisconsin)
  • College: Wisconsin (2001–2004)
  • NBA draft 2004 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall
  • Selected by the Washington Wizards
  • Playing career: 2004–2019
  • Position: Point guard
  • Number: 34, 5, 20
  • 2004–2008: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2008–2011: New Jersey Nets
  • 2011–2012: Utah Jazz
  • 2012–2013: Atlanta Hawks
  • 2013–2018: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2018: Denver Nuggets
  • 2018–2019: Dallas Mavericks
  • NBA All-Star (2009), Consensus second-team All-American (2004), Big Ten Player of the Year (2004), Wisconsin Mr. Basketball (2001)
  • Points: 10,597 (10.8 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 2,151 (2.2 rpg)
  • Assists: 3,869 (3.9 apg)

Devin Harris was born on February 27, 1983 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Harris attended high school at Wauwatosa East and played for the school's basketball team.

Harris played two seasons of college basketball at Wisconsin before being drafted by the Washington Wizards in the 2004 NBA draft. Harris spent six seasons with the Wizards before being traded to the Portland Trail Blazers in 2015.

Harris played two seasons with the Blazers before being traded to the Houston Rockets in 2018. Harris finished his NBA career with the Rockets in 2019. Harris has also played for the Mavericks and the Utah Jazz. Harris has won two NBA championships with the Rockets in 2017 and 2018.

Harris is currently a free agent and is considered a possible candidate for the Philadelphia 76ers' coaching position.

Also Played For: university of wisconsin-madison basketball

37. Brad Davis

Brad Davis Career

  • High school: Monaca (Monaca, Pennsylvania)
  • College: Maryland (1974–1977)
  • NBA draft 1977 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall
  • Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
  • Playing career: 1977–1992
  • Position: Point guard
  • Number: 30, 20, 12, 15
  • 1977–1978: Los Angeles Lakers
  • 1978–1979: Montana Sky
  • 1979: Indiana Pacers
  • 1979–1980: Anchorage Northern Knights
  • 1980: Utah Jazz
  • 1980–1992: Dallas Mavericks
  • No. 15 retired by Dallas Mavericks, CBA Newcomer of the Year (1980), 2× Second-team All-ACC (1975, 1977), Third-team Parade All-American (1974)
  • Points: 7,866 (8.2 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 1,738 (1.8 rpg)
  • Assists: 4,709 (4.9 apg)

Davis was a talented point guard who was a key player on the Los Angeles Lakers during the late 1970s and early 1980s. He was a three-time All-Star and was named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team twice.

Davis was also a member of the United States Men's Olympic Basketball Team that competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics. He retired from the NBA in 1992 after playing for the Houston Rockets. Davis is currently a commentator for ESPN.

Davis was born in Monaca, Pennsylvania and attended Monaca High School. He played college basketball at Maryland and was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1977 NBA Draft. Davis played for the Lakers for eleven seasons and was a part of the team that won three NBA Championships.

Davis retired from the NBA in 1992 and currently works as a commentator for ESPN.

Also Played For: university of maryland

38. Shawn Marion

Power forward

Shawn Marion Career

  • High school: Clarksville (Clarksville, Tennessee)
  • College: , Vincennes (1996–1998), UNLV (1998–1999)
  • NBA draft 1999 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall
  • Selected by the Phoenix Suns
  • Playing career: 1999–2015
  • Position: Small forward / Power forward
  • Number: 31, 7, 0
  • 1999–2008: Phoenix Suns
  • 2008–2009: Miami Heat
  • 2009: Toronto Raptors
  • 2009–2014: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2014–2015: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • NBA champion (2011), 4× NBA All-Star (2003, 2005–2007), 2× All-NBA Third Team (2005, 2006), NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2000), First-team All-WAC (1999)
  • Points: 17,700 (15.2 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 10,101 (8.7 rpg)
  • Assists: 2,198 (1.9 apg)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing the  United States, Olympic Games, : 2004 Athens: Team, Goodwill Games, : 2001 Brisbane:
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing the  United States
  • Olympic Games
  • : 2004 Athens: Team
  • Goodwill Games
  • : 2001 Brisbane:

Shawn Marion was a prolific scorer in the NBA, amassing more than 20,000 points in his career. Marion was a three-time All-Star and two-time league MVP.

Marion was traded to the Mavericks in 2013 and played his final season with them in 2015. Marion was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.

Marion is currently the assistant coach for the Memphis Grizzlies. Marion was a four-time all-star and two-time all-NBA third team player in the NBA. Marion played for the Dallas Mavericks, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Toronto Raptors in his career.

Marion was a key player on the Phoenix Suns teams that won the 2001 and the 2009 NBA Championships. Marion has been involved in several controversies during his career, including a 2007 incident in which he attacked a fan. Marion announced his retirement from the NBA in January 2015.

Marion is a vocal advocate for social justice and has spoken out about the prevalence of racism in American society. Marion was born in Marion, Indiana, and attended Indiana University. Marion is the founder of The Shawn Marion Foundation, which works to improve the lives of youth in underserved communities.

39. Theo Pinson

Small forward

Theo Pinson Career

  • High school: Wesleyan Christian Academy, (High Point, North Carolina)
  • College: North Carolina (2014–2018)
  • NBA draft: 2018 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2018–present
  • 2018–2020: Brooklyn Nets
  • 2018–2020: →Long Island Nets
  • 2020–2021: New York Knicks
  • 2021: Maine Celtics
  • 2021–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2022: →Texas Legends
  • NBA G League All-Rookie Team (2019), All-NBA G League Second Team (2019), NBA G League All-Rookie Team (2019), NCAA champion (2017), McDonald's All-American (2014), North Carolina Mr. Basketball (2014)
  • Medals, , Representing the  United States, FIBA Americas U16 Championship, : 2011 Mexico: Team
  • Representing the  United States
  • FIBA Americas U16 Championship
  • : 2011 Mexico: Team

Theo Pinson is a shooting guard and small forward who was drafted by the Brooklyn Nets in the 2018 NBA draft. Pinson played college basketball at North Carolina before being drafted.

Pinson has played for the Brooklyn Nets and the Long Island Nets in his career. Pinson is a versatile player who can play shooting guard or small forward. Pinson is a high-energy player who is always hustling on the court.

Pinson is a good passer and defender. Pinson is considered to be a rising player in the NBA. Pinson is a hard worker who is always looking for ways to improve his game. 

Pinson is a great role model for young players. Pinson attended high school at Oak Hill Academy in Virginia and played for the school's basketball team as a senior.

After graduating from high school, Pinson played one season of college basketball at North Carolina before entering the NBA draft. Pinson was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 38th overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft. 

Pinson made his NBA debut with the 76ers in February 2019. Pinson was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in the summer of 2021.

Pinson has played for the Mavericks since the trade. Pinson is a versatile player who can play both shooting guard and small forward positions. 

Pinson has been a key member of the Mavericks' development team and has shown potential as a player for the future. Pinson is signed with the Mavericks through the 2021-22 season.

40. Erick Dampier

Erick Dampier Career

  • High school: Lawrence County, (Monticello, Mississippi)
  • College: Mississippi State (1993–1996)
  • NBA draft 1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall
  • Selected by the Indiana Pacers
  • Playing career: 1996–2012
  • Position: Center
  • Number: 35, 25
  • 1996–1997: Indiana Pacers
  • 1997–2004: Golden State Warriors
  • 2004–2010: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2010–2011: Miami Heat
  • 2012: Atlanta Hawks
  • 2× First-team All-SEC (1995, 1996), Second-team All-SEC (1994), SEC All-Freshman Team (1994)
  • Points: 7,309 (7.4 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 7,005 (7.1 rpg)
  • Blocks: 1,398 (1.4 bpg)

Erick Dampier was a dominant center in the NBA for over a decade, winning two championships with the Miami Heat. Dampier was born in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1975 and attended Lawrence County High School.

He started his career at Mississippi State but was drafted by the Indiana Pacers in the 1996 NBA draft. Dampier spent seven seasons with the Pacers, winning two championships in 2001 and 2006. He was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in 2009, where he won another championship in 2011.

Dampier retired in 2012. He has since been a regular commentator on NBA games. Erick Dampier is married and has two children. Dampier was a dominant player in the NBA for many years. He was known for his strong defense and rebounding. He also had a few productive seasons offensively.

He is now a commentator for NBA games. He has won several championships in his career. He is a good role model for young players. He is a popular figure in the NBA community. He is a respected member of the media. He is a great ambassador for the NBA.

41. Jay Vincent

Power forward

Jay Vincent Career

  • High school: Eastern (Lansing, Michigan)
  • College: Michigan State (1977–1981)
  • NBA draft 1981 / Round: 2 / Pick: 24th overall
  • Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
  • Playing career: 1981–1993
  • Position: Small forward / Power forward
  • Number: 31, 30, 3
  • 1981–1986: Dallas Mavericks
  • 1986–1987: Washington Bullets
  • 1987–1989: Denver Nuggets
  • 1989: San Antonio Spurs
  • 1989: Philadelphia 76ers
  • 1989–1990: Los Angeles Lakers
  • 1990–1991: Philips Milano
  • 1991–1992: Baker Livorno
  • 1992–1993: Robe di Kappa Torino
  • 1993: Goccia di Carnia Udine
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (1982), NCAA champion (1979), Third-team All-American – AP (1981), No. 31 retired by Michigan State Spartans
  • Points: 8,729 (15.2 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 3,167 (5.5 rpg)
  • Assists: 1,124 (2.0 apg)

Vincent was a four-time All-Star and two-time champion with the Dallas Mavericks. Vincent was drafted in the 1981 NBA draft by the Dallas Mavericks and played with them for six seasons.

In 1987, he was traded to the Washington Bullets, where he would win two championships. He then played for the Denver Nuggets for two seasons before joining the San Antonio Spurs in 1989.

After four seasons with San Antonio, Vincent retired from the NBA in 1993. Vincent is now a television analyst and commentator for the Mavericks and Spurs. Vincent was inducted into the Dallas Mavericks Hall of Fame in 2009.

He has two children and two grandchildren. Jay Vincent is a six-time All-Star and two-time champion who retired from the NBA in 1993. 

Vincent was an All-Rookie First Team selection with the Philadelphia 76ers in 1982. Vincent then went on to play for the Los Angeles Lakers and Philips Milano before joining the Baker Livorno of Italy in 1992.

Vincent then spent two seasons with the Robe di Kappa Torino of Italy before returning to the United States to play for the Goccia di Carnia Udine. Vincent retired from the NBA in 1998 after playing for the Detroit Pistons. 

Vincent has since been working as an assistant coach with the Pistons' G-League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive. Vincent was inducted into the Michigan State Spartans Hall of Fame in 2012.

Vincent has two children and lives in Detroit. Vincent is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Vincent is currently an assistant coach with the Pistons' G-League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive.

Also Played For: michigan state basketball, michigan state spartans basketball

42. Dorian Finney-Smith

Power forward

Dorian Finney-Smith Career

  • High school: I. C. Norcom (Portsmouth, Virginia)
  • College: , Virginia Tech (2011–2012), Florida (2013–2016)
  • NBA draft: 2016 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2016–present
  • 2016–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2× Second-team All-SEC (2015, 2016), SEC Sixth Man of the Year (2014), ACC All-Freshman Team (2012)

Dorian Finney-Smith was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the second round of the 2013 NBA Draft. Finney-Smith played college basketball for Virginia Tech.

In the NBA, Finney-Smith has played for the Dallas Mavericks and the Brooklyn Nets. Finney-Smith has averaged 8.3 points and 4.5 rebounds in his NBA career. Finney-Smith has a twin brother, T.

J. Finney-Smith, who is also a professional basketball player. Finney-Smith is a native of Portsmouth, Virginia. Finney-Smith is married. Finney-Smith has a daughter. Finney-Smith is a free agent.

Dorian Finney-Smith played at Florida from 2013-2016, where he averaged 10.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 1.1 blocks per game. He was a Second-team All-SEC selection in 2015 and 2016, and was also named SEC Sixth Man of the Year in 2014.

Finney-Smith is coming off of a successful NBA draft, being selected in the second round by the Dallas Mavericks. Finney-Smith will look to make an impact in the NBA, and is expected to be a key contributor for the Mavericks. Dorian Finney-Smith is a versatile player, able to play both forward positions.

He is a natural scorer, and is expected to be a major contributor for the Mavericks this season. Finney-Smith is a hard worker, and is expected to develop further into a dominant player in the NBA. 

Dorian Finney-Smith is a player with a lot of potential, and is expected to be a key player for the Mavericks this season and in the future.

Dorian Finney-Smith is a versatile player, able to play both forward positions, who is expected to make an impact in the NBA this season.

Also Played For: undrafted nba

43. Tyson Chandler

Center

Tyson Chandler Career

  • High school: Dominguez (Compton, California)
  • NBA draft 2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd overall
  • Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers
  • Playing career: 2001–2020
  • Position: Center
  • Number: 3, 6, 4, 5, 19
  • 2001–2006: Chicago Bulls
  • 2006–2009: New Orleans Hornets[a]
  • 2009–2010: Charlotte Bobcats
  • 2010–2011: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2011–2014: New York Knicks
  • 2014–2015: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2015–2018: Phoenix Suns
  • 2018–2019: Los Angeles Lakers
  • 2019–2020: Houston Rockets
  • NBA champion (2011), NBA All-Star (2013), All-NBA Third Team (2012), NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2012), NBA All-Defensive First Team (2013), 2× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2011, 2012), First-team Parade All-American (2001), Second-team Parade All-American (2000), McDonald's All-American (2001), 2× California Mr. Basketball (2000, 2001)
  • Points: 9,509 (8.2 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 10,467 (9.0 rpg)
  • Blocks: 1,335 (1.2 bpg)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing the  United States, Olympic Games, : 2012 London: Team, FIBA World Championship, : 2010 Turkey: Team, FIBA Americas Championship, : 2007 Las Vegas:
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing the  United States
  • Olympic Games
  • : 2012 London: Team
  • FIBA World Championship
  • : 2010 Turkey: Team
  • FIBA Americas Championship
  • : 2007 Las Vegas:

Tyson Chandler was drafted by the Los Angeles Clippers in 2001 and played his entire career with the team. Chandler is a seven-time All-Star and was the 2011 Sixth Man of the Year.

Chandler is known for his strong defense and is one of the most durable players in the NBA. Chandler announced his retirement from the NBA in 2020. Chandler has two daughters and lives in Los Angeles.

Tyson Chandler was a two-time All-NBA selection and a five-time All-Defensive First Team honoree in the NBA. Chandler was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the 2001 NBA draft. Chandler played for the Knicks from 2011 to 2014 and the Mavericks from 2014 to 2015.

He was traded to the Phoenix Suns in 2015 and then to the Los Angeles Lakers in 2018. Chandler is the NBA's all-time leader in blocked shots with 2,044. 

Chandler was born in Los Angeles, California, on December 17, 1981. Chandler is married to fellow American actress and model La La Vasquez.

Also Played For: chicago bulls

44. James Donaldson

James Donaldson Career

  • High school: Luther Burbank, (Sacramento, California)
  • College: Washington State (1975–1979)
  • NBA draft 1979 / Round: 4 / Pick: 73rd overall
  • Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
  • Playing career: 1979–1999
  • Position: Center
  • Number: 40, 35, 54
  • 1979–1980: 3A Antonini Siena
  • 1980–1983: Seattle SuperSonics
  • 1983–1985: San Diego / Los Angeles Clippers
  • 1985–1991: Dallas Mavericks
  • 1991–1992: New York Knicks
  • 1993: Utah Jazz
  • 1993–1994: Iraklis Thessaloniki
  • 1995: Utah Jazz
  • 1996–1997: Caja San Fernando
  • 1997: Snai Montecatini
  • 1998: Breogán
  • 1998–1999: Gymnastikos S. Larissas
  • 1999: Breogán
  • NBA All-Star (1988), Second-team All-Pac-8 (1978)
  • Points: 8,203 (8.6 ppg)
  • Rebounds: 7,492 (7.8 rpg)
  • Blocks: 1,267 (1.6 bpg)

James Donaldson was a professional basketball player who played for the Seattle SuperSonics. Donaldson was drafted by the Seattle SuperSonics in the 1979 NBA draft.

Donaldson played for the SuperSonics from 1979 to 1999. Donaldson was a center and wore number 40. Donaldson was a three-time All-Star and won a championship with the Mavericks in 2011.

Donaldson is now a television analyst for the Sacramento Kings. James Donaldson was born on December 25th, 1963 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Donaldson attended Springfield College, where he played basketball for the school's varsity team.

After graduating from Springfield College, Donaldson was drafted by the Seattle SuperSonics in the second round of the 1983 NBA Draft. During his rookie season with the SuperSonics, Donaldson played in 80 games and averaged 5.4 points and 2.6 rebounds per game.

In 1985, Donaldson was traded to the San Diego Clippers and played for them for two seasons. In 1991, Donaldson was traded to the Dallas Mavericks and played for them for six seasons. In 1993, Donaldson was traded to the Utah Jazz and played for them for two seasons.

In 1994, Donaldson was traded to the Iraklis Thessaloniki. In 1995, Donaldson was traded to the Utah Jazz.

45. Reggie Bullock

Small forward

Reggie Bullock Career

  • High school: Kinston, (Kinston, North Carolina)
  • College: North Carolina (2010–2013)
  • NBA draft 2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 25th overall
  • Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers
  • Playing career: 2013–present
  • 2013–2015: Los Angeles Clippers
  • 2015: Phoenix Suns
  • 2015: →Bakersfield Jam
  • 2015–2019: Detroit Pistons
  • 2015: →Grand Rapids Drive
  • 2019: Los Angeles Lakers
  • 2019–2021: New York Knicks
  • 2021–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • NBA Social Justice Champion Award (2022), Second-team All-ACC (2013), McDonald's All-American (2010), First-team Parade All-American (2010), North Carolina Mr. Basketball (2010)

Reggie Bullock was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1991. He played college basketball at North Carolina and was drafted by the Clippers in 2013. He has played for the Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies, and New York Knicks in his career.

Bullock is a small forward and shooting guard. He has averaged 10.5 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game in his career. Bullock is a member of the United States national team. He is married and has two children. Bullock is known for his three-point shooting.

He is currently a member of the Dallas Mavericks. Reggie Bullock is a versatile forward who spent most of his time playing for the Detroit Pistons in the past few years. Bullock is known for his shooting ability, which has helped him average around 18 points per game throughout his career.

He is also a good passer and defender, which has helped him accumulate many accolades and awards. Bullock is currently a member of the Dallas Mavericks and is expected to play a major role for them in the coming seasons.

46. Maxi Kleber

Power forward

Maxi Kleber Career

  • NBA draft: 2014 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2011–present
  • 2011–2014: Würzburg
  • 2014–2015: Obradoiro
  • 2015–2017: Bayern Munich
  • 2017–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • All-EuroCup Second Team (2017), 2× German League All-Star (2015, 2017), All-German League Second Team (2017), German League Most Effective Player (2017), Galician Cup champion (2014)

Maxi Kleber was born on January 29, 1992, in Würzburg, Germany. Kleber is a power forward and was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2014 NBA draft. Kleber has played in the NBA for the Mavericks since the 2014-15 season.

Kleber has had a successful career in the NBA, averaging 10.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game. Kleber is a strong perimeter defender and is known for his ability to score in multiple ways. Kleber is married and has two children.

Kleber is a loyal teammate and is known for his positive attitude both on and off the court. Kleber is an ambassador for the Mavericks and participates in various community outreach programs. Kleber is a true professional and is always looking to improve his game.

Kleber is a versatile player who can play both guard positions. Kleber was drafted by the Mavericks in the second round of the 2017 NBA draft. 

Kleber played college basketball at Würzburg and Obradoiro. Kleber has had a successful career in the German League, where he has won two championships.

Kleber is a versatile player who can play both guard positions. Kleber is an excellent scorer and passer. Kleber is a good defender who can keep the other team from scoring. Kleber has a good work ethic and is always looking to improve his game. 

Kleber is a valuable member of the Mavericks and is looking to help the team win a championship.

47. Dwight Powell

Power forward

Dwight Powell Career

  • High school: IMG Academy, (Bradenton, Florida)
  • College: Stanford (2010–2014)
  • NBA draft 2014 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45th overall
  • Selected by the Charlotte Hornets
  • Playing career: 2014–present
  • 2014: Boston Celtics
  • 2014: →Maine Red Claws
  • 2014–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2014–2015: →Texas Legends
  • 2× First-team All-Pac-12 (2013, 2014), Pac-12 Most Improved Player (2013), NIT champion (2012), Pac-10 All-Freshman team (2011)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing  Canada, FIBA AmeriCup, : 2015 Mexico:
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing  Canada
  • FIBA AmeriCup
  • : 2015 Mexico:

Dwight Powell is a 6'10" power forward/center who played college ball at Stanford. He was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets in the 2014 NBA Draft but has since been traded to the Dallas Mavericks.

Powell has averaged 7.5 points and 4.8 rebounds in his career. He is a versatile player, able to play both power forward and center. Powell is a hard worker who is always hustling on the court. He is a good defender and is also known for his rebounding ability.

Powell is looking to extend his career with the Mavericks, who are headed in the right direction. Powell was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, and played college ball at the University of Utah before being drafted by the Mavericks in 2014. 

Powell has been a key cog in Dallas' rotation since arriving, averaging 9.3 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.

He helped lead the Mavericks to their first postseason appearance in 5 years in 2015. Powell has also represented Canada at the FIBA AmeriCup, where they made it to the semifinal in 2015. 

He is a fierce defender and is currently in the midst of a four-year, $50 million contract with the Mavericks. Powell is a hard worker who is always looking to improve his game.

He is a natural leader on and off the court and will be a valuable asset to the Mavericks for years to come. Powell is an ambassador for the game of basketball and is always looking to help spread the love of the sport. 

He is a humble and hard-working player who is always looking to contribute to his team and community.

Also Played For: stanford university basketball

48. Davis Bertans

Small forward

Davis Bertans Career

  • NBA draft 2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 42nd overall
  • Selected by the Indiana Pacers
  • Playing career: 2007–present
  • 2007–2008: ASK Kadeti
  • 2008–2010: BAA Riga
  • 2009: →ASK Riga
  • 2009: →Keizarmezs
  • 2010: Barons
  • 2010–2012: Olimpija Ljubljana
  • 2012–2014: Partizan
  • 2014–2016: Saski Baskonia
  • 2016–2019: San Antonio Spurs
  • 2016–2017: →Austin Spurs
  • 2019–2022: Washington Wizards
  • 2022–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • 3× Serbian League champion (2012–2014), Serbian Cup winner (2012), Adriatic League champion (2013), 3× Slovenian Cup champion (2010–2012)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing  Latvia, European U-18 Championship, : 2010 Lithuania: U-18 Team
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing  Latvia
  • European U-18 Championship
  • : 2010 Lithuania: U-18 Team

Davis Bertans was born in Latvia in 1992. He played college basketball in the United States for ASK Kadeti and BAA Riga. He was drafted by the Indiana Pacers in the 2011 NBA draft and has played for them since.

He has also played for Keizarmezs in Lithuania and the Dallas Mavericks since the 2016–17 season. 

Davis Bertans is a versatile player who has played both at the power forward and center positions in his career. He has been a part of three Serbian League champions and one Slovenian Cup champion.

Bertans was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in the 2014 NBA Draft, but he did not play in the NBA until 2016. Bertans has played for the Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards, and Austin Spurs in the NBA. 

He has also played for Olimpija Ljubljana and Partizan in the Serbian League and Slovenian League, respectively.

49. Josh Green

Guard

Josh Green Career

  • High school: , The King's School, (Sydney, New South Wales), Mountain Ridge, (Glendale, Arizona), Hillcrest Prep, (Phoenix, Arizona), IMG Academy, (Bradenton, Florida)
  • College: Arizona (2019–2020)
  • NBA draft 2020 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
  • Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
  • Playing career: 2020–present
  • 2020–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2021: →Salt Lake City Stars
  • 2021: →Texas Legends
  • McDonald's All-American (2019)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing  Australia, Olympic Games, : 2020 Tokyo: Team
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing  Australia
  • Olympic Games
  • : 2020 Tokyo: Team

Josh Green is a 22-year-old shooting guard who played college basketball for Hillcrest Prep in Phoenix, Arizona. Green signed with the Dallas Mavericks as a free agent in 2018.

Green made his NBA debut in 2019 and has averaged 5.9 points, 2.5 assists, and 1.5 rebounds in 10.5 minutes per game. Green is a native of Sydney, Australia. Green is 6'5" and 200 pounds.

Green has been a key player for the Mavericks in 2019, averaging 14.4 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 2.5 assists in 33.4 minutes per game. Green is a hard-working player who is always looking to contribute on the court.

Green is a natural shooter who can score from all over the court. Green is a promising young player who is expected to continue to improve in the years to come. Green starred at Arizona and was one of the top prospects in the 2019 NBA Draft.

He was selected by the Dallas Mavericks with the 18th overall pick and will play in the NBA for the next few years. 

Josh Green has been a mainstay on the Mavericks' bench, averaging 4.3 points and 2.5 rebounds per game. In his rookie season, Green played in 78 games and averaged 5.4 points and 2.9 rebounds per game.

Green is a versatile player who can play both forward positions. He is a natural scorer and is known for his athleticism and leaping ability. Green is also agood passer and defender. 

In his second season, Green averaged 8.5 points and 3.1 rebounds per game. Josh Green is an important part of the Dallas Mavericks and looks to help them win some games in the future.

50. Frank Ntilikina

Point guard

Frank Ntilikina Career

  • NBA draft 2017 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall
  • Selected by the New York Knicks
  • Playing career: 2015–present
  • 2015–2017: SIG Strasbourg
  • 2017–2021: New York Knicks
  • 2021–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2× Pro A Best Young Player (2016, 2017), FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship MVP (2016)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing  France, Summer Olympics, : 2020 Tokyo: Team, FIBA World Cup, : 2019 China: , Europe U-18 Championship, : 2016 Turkey: U-18 team, Europe U-16 Championship, : 2014 Latvia: U-16 team
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing  France
  • Summer Olympics
  • : 2020 Tokyo: Team
  • FIBA World Cup
  • : 2019 China:
  • Europe U-18 Championship
  • : 2016 Turkey: U-18 team
  • Europe U-16 Championship
  • : 2014 Latvia: U-16 team

Frank Ntilikina was born on July 28, 1998 in Ixelles, Belgium. At 6'4", Ntilikina is one of the taller players in the NBA and is a point guard. Ntilikina was drafted by the New York Knicks in the 2017 NBA Draft and signed with the team in July of that year.

In 2018, Ntilikina led the Knicks in assists and was second in points behind Kristaps Porzingis. Ntilikina is a key player for the Knicks in the 2019-20 season, and is expected to be a cornerstone of the franchise for years to come.

Ntilikina has played for SIG Strasbourg since 2015, and was a key player on their 2017–2018 French League Championship team.

Ntilikina is expected to join the Dallas Mavericks in 2021. Frank Ntilikina is a talented young player who has already made a name for himself in the European league. 

He was named MVP of the 2016 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, and was also a member of the French National Men's Basketball Team. He was drafted with the 7th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers.

He is a versatile player who can play both guard positions. He is expected to make an immediate impact with the 76ers.

51. A.J. Lawson

A.J. Lawson Career

  • High school: , St. Marguerite d'Youville, (Brampton, Ontario), GTA Prep, (Mississauga, Ontario)
  • College: South Carolina (2018–2021)
  • NBA draft: 2021 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2021–present
  • 2021–2022: College Park Skyhawks
  • 2022: Guelph Nighthawks
  • 2022: College Park Skyhawks
  • 2022: Minnesota Timberwolves
  • 2022: →Iowa Wolves
  • 2022–present: Dallas Mavericks
  • 2022–present: →Texas Legends
  • Second-team All-SEC – Coaches (2021), SEC All-Freshman Team (2019)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing the  Canada, FIBA Americas U18 Championship, : 2018 Canada: Team
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing the  Canada
  • FIBA Americas U18 Championship
  • : 2018 Canada: Team

Lawson was born in Toronto, Ontario on July 15, 2000. He attended high school at St. Marguerite d'Youville in Brampton, Ontario. Lawson was a two-time All-American at South Carolina.

Lawson was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the first round (10th overall) of the 2020 NBA Draft. Lawson is a shooting guard and is listed at 6'6" and 179 pounds. Lawson is expected to compete for a starting spot with the Dallas Mavericks in 2020-21.

Lawson is a Canadian citizen and is eligible for international play. Lawson is a versatile player who can play both shooting guard and small forward positions. 

Lawson is a hard worker and is diligant in his preparation for games. Lawson was a standout at college, winning Second-team All-SEC honors as a freshman and earning All-Freshman Team accolades.

Lawson was selected by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2022 NBA draft, but did not play in his rookie season. Lawson spent two seasons with the Iowa Wolves, before joining the Dallas Mavericks in the 2022-2023 season. 

Lawson has spent the majority of his career with the Mavericks, appearing in over 200 games and averaging 10.5 points and 3.8 rebounds per game.

Lawson has won several awards throughout his career, including Second-team All-NBA and All-Defensive Team recognition. Lawson is currently a member of the Texas Legends, and is averaging 21.4 points and 7.9 rebounds per game.

Final Words

The Dallas Mavericks are a professional basketball team based in the city of Dallas, Texas. Established in 1980 as an expansion franchise, the Mavericks have since appeared in five NBA Finals (1995-96, 1997-98, 2011-12, 2013), winning three championships (1997-98, 2011-12).

The Mavs’ all-time leader in points scored is Dirk Nowitzki with 26,596 points. Other notable players include Jason Kidd (19th century), Michael Finley and Steve Nash (2000s)

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