HoopsHype Devin Harris rumors

June 30, 2014 Updates
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Devin Harris had a three-year contract securely in hand last summer before his foot problem required surgery. Then it became a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum salary. On Friday at the Heroes Baseball Game practice session, Harris was asked if that original three-year, $9-million deal would be enough to keep him in Dallas as he prepares for free agency. "Three years, yes," Harris said. "Somewhere in that area. The years sound good. It would be a good starting point." Dallas Morning News

May 30, 2014 Updates

Along with Nowitzki, who took over for Mike Modano as the host of the event a couple years back, an assortment of sports celebrities will be on hand for the game, presented by Baylor Medical Center, including: Dallas Mavericks Monta Ellis, Devin Harris, Jae Crowder, Bernard James, Shane Larkin and Ricky Ledo, plus head coach Rick Carlisle and general manager Donnie Nelson; Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant; the Dallas Stars' Tyler Seguin; former Texas Rangers great Michael Young; former Dallas Mav Jason Terry; the Houston Rockets Chandler Parsons and MLB All-Star Vernon Wells. Dallas Morning News

May 13, 2014 Updates

That said, after two season-ending injuries in the last three years, the organization understands that they have to brace themselves for the possibility of unexpected misfortune or even just lightening Rose’s burden. Whether that means the return of Augustin, bringing back veteran Kirk Hinrich, acquiring another backup in free agency —Mavericks point guard Devin Harris has been connected to the Bulls, according to a league source— or trying to surround Rose with talent that fits his game, the front office has options. CSN Chicago

May 8, 2014 Updates

When asked if money is important, too, the Milwaukee native smiled and said: “Yes, it is.” Last summer the Mavericks verbally agreed to sign Harris to a three-year, $9 million contract. Then their medical staff discovered some frightening issues with the big toe on Harris’ left foot. As a result, the Mavs pulled that contract agreement with Harris off the table, and he underwent surgery. He was eventually awarded a one-year contract for the veteran minimum of $1.3 million. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Now, based on the success he had this season and how the Mavericks probably would not have made the playoffs without his production, Harris would like to have that three-year, $9 million deal back. “Obviously I don’t really know where [the negotiations] will go,” Harris said. “My intent is to come back, but like I said, only time will tell. I would rather not [sign a one-year deal]. It’s kind of tough to do, especially coming off surgery.” Fort Worth Star-Telegram

May 5, 2014 Updates

The 31-year-old Harris is looking for a raise after playing for the $1.3 million veteran's minimum this season. Harris, who played for the Mavs from 2004-08, originally agreed to a three-year deal worth more than $9 million to return to Dallas. However, the parties mutually agreed to pull the offer off the table when a pre-signing physical examination revealed that Harris needed complicated toe surgery that sidelined him for the first half of the season. Harris hopes to get a deal in the range of the Mavs' original offer from last summer. "My intent is to come back, but only time will tell," said Harris, who averaged 7.9 points and 4.5 assists this season. ESPN.com

There is mutual interest in re-signing valued role players Vince Carter, Devin Harris and Shawn Marion, and one of them could get the cap-room midlevel exception that went to Ellington last summer, which would not impact cap space. The exact amount of financial flexibility the Mavs have this summer is to be determined, but it will be more than enough to bid aggressively in free agency. ESPN.com

April 23, 2014 Updates

You’ll probably never hear Dallas Mavericks point guard Jose Calderon complain about minutes. If Devin Harris continues get the majority of playing time in this first-round series against the San Antonio Spurs, that’s cool with Calderon. “I just want to win games and try to help my teammates,” said Calderon, who played only 16 minutes in the Mavs’ Game 1 loss, the fewest of any game in which he wasn’t injured all season. “Whatever is better for the team, I’ve got no problem with that at all. … “If I’m not good out there, I’m the first one to want to be on the bench because someone is doing better. With that, I’ve got no problem. We are 15 guys for a reason. Coach has got to decide. It is what it is, but we cannot be changing everything after one loss or one game.” ESPN.com

April 21, 2014 Updates
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Devin Harris is the star of the Dallas Mavericks' most recent parody video, which superimposes the 30-year-old's face onto scenes from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Aptly titled: "Harris Bueller's Day Off," the video shows Harris skipping school, stealing his best friend's father's car and hijacking a parade float -- just like that righteous dude Ferris in the movie. Dallas Morning News

March 9, 2014 Updates

Soon, you'll see Dallas Mavericks guard Devin Harris take the court in his own colorway of the adidas D Rose 4.5. Styled using the miadidas customization platform, the shoe features a striped grey and black upper, with blue working the tongue, laces, SprintFrame and speckled midsole. White finishes off the look on the lining, tongue logo and outsole. Sole Collector

February 25, 2014 Updates

Guard Devin Harris said that Collins’ contributions on the basketball court should be the focus over what he does off the court. “He’s still solid in what he does — hard fouls, rebounding, things that he’s been doing his whole career,” Harris said. “It just happens to be that he’s gay. “But I think he’s still a great person and obviously a good basketball player.” Fort Worth Star-Telegram

February 9, 2014 Updates

Asked if the league talked to him about it, Calderon said his agent made a phone call, but the league never reached out to him. The point guard’s teammates and coaches were more irked by the snub than Calderon was. “It’s a travesty,” Devin Harris said. “But these things are mostly a popularity contest. And I’m pretty sure he’ll enjoy the rest more.” Dallas Morning News

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Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said he didn't know how close guard Devin Harris is to going through his first full practice of the season. "I would say he's getting closer, but I don’t know how close,'' Carlisle said after this norning's shootaround. "I’ll try and find out and have something for you tonight.’’ Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The Mavs (19-13) host the Los Angeles Clippers (22-12) at 7:30 tonight at American Airlines Center. Harris, meanwhile, said earlier this week that he hopes to start practicing by the middle of this month. Harris underwent toe surgery on his left foot over the summer and has yet to play this season. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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