Derek Harper was the team's only bright spot, leading the team with 18.3 points per game. This season also saw a change in logo and colors, changing from the cowboy hat logo and green to a new horse logo. However, on December 27, Dirk Nowitzki sustained a knee injury that derailed the Mavericks momentum. Number Currently Registered: 181 Available Since: 2015 Type: My Plates But the Mavs' 38–44 record was a 10-game improvement from the previous season. The Mavericks then went on to close out the series and eliminated the Spurs at the AT&T Center in San Antonio. The team finished with a 22–60 record. RELATED: NBA, Doc Rivers reportedly look to help struggling DMV native Delonte West, RELATED: NBA veteran Damien Wilkins to Delonte West on mental illness: He's not alone in this, NBA Players Association can help, RELATED: Delonte West's former coach and teammates concerned for his mental health after video of ex-NBA player being beaten.  On December 12, 2019, the Mavericks won against the Detroit Pistons in Mexico City, due to the NBA's efforts to expand internationally. Notable were two rookies, Josh Howard and Marquis Daniels, who made an immediate impact. After dropping the second-half opener to the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Mavericks went on to win 13-straight games before losing to the New York Knicks. The Mavericks, run by a trio of Steve Nash, Michael Finley, and Dirk Nowitzki, had just defeated the Utah Jazz despite not having home court advantage and were only starting to meld into a title contender. The 2004–05 season saw trades which (among others) brought in robust center Erick Dampier, combo guard Jason Terry, speedy rookie point guard Devin Harris, scoring machine Jerry Stackhouse, and defensive stalwart Alan Henderson. Dallas won a tightly-contested Game 4 123–118 in overtime. The Mavs entered the 2011 NBA Finals as underdogs, due to Miami's "Big Three" coming together during the 2010–11 NBA Playoffs. Dallas also acquired athletic center Nathan Jawai and power forward Kris Humphries. One hundred and thirty days later here we are, the Mavericks and 21 other teams encamped in this Disney World bubble, attempting to restart the season even as the coronavirus rages on with increasing intensity. Kidd averaged 11.7 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 7.7 assists in his rookie season and led the league in triple-doubles. The franchise's first head coach was Dick Motta, who served for two non-consecutive stints and coached for nine seasons with the Mavericks. Since their inaugural 1980–81 season, the Mavericks have won three division titles (1987, 2007, 2010), two conference championships (2006, 2011), and one NBA championship (2011). The Mavericks were able to advance to the Conference Finals against former teammate Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns. The Mavericks surprised many people by winning Game 1, 105–97 in San Antonio. But a trade the Mavericks made in their inaugural season of 1980 paid off for them in 1984 because they owned Cleveland's first-round pick, which ended up being the fourth pick overall. Jay Vincent and Rolando Blackman contributed 18.7 and 17.7 points per game, respectively. The Mavericks did not make the playoffs during the 2016–17 season, despite efforts from their newest additions, Seth Curry, Harrison Barnes, Nerlens Noel, and Yogi Ferrell. The 1981 NBA Draft brought three players who would become vital parts of the team. On June 29, employing the same moving company the Cowboys use for training camp in Oxnard, the Mavericks sent a large truck of supplies to the Disney World bubble. Herb Williams joined the Knicks as a free agent. Brad covers the Dallas Mavericks and the NBA. They were designed by rapper Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, and featured "Mavs" in white on the front side of the jersey with blue trim, and the numbers in silver with white trim above the script on the left chest. He carried the Heat to the win, with Nowitzki missing a potentially game-tying free throw in the last seconds. The Mavs finished 26–56, fifth in the Midwest Division, and 33 games out of first place. “That’s about what I can tell you on that.