Dallas Mavericks: Rick Carlisle and Donnie Nelson on latest for NBA Orlando
The Dallas Mavericks are preparing for the NBA’s restart. They have already undergone testing and have everyone back in Dallas. The next steps are continuing to ramp up before heading to Disney World for training camp 2.0.
The Mavs are excited about the opportunity. They will be back in the postseason for the first time since 2016. Dallas also has a real shot at contending in the bubble. Fans can read more about why the Mavericks can win it all here.
Mavs head coach Rick Carlisle and GM Donnie Nelson met with reporters on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the restart. Let us take a look at some highlights.
Dallas Mavericks HC Rick Carlisle and GM Donnie Nelson on latest heading into Orlando
Carlisle talked about the Mavs practice situation leading up to their departure. The team will continue practicing individually, but the head coach did add this.
Trey Burke has not officially signed, but the team expects that to happen over the next few days.
GM Donnie Nelson had this to say about the team’s testing so far.
It is fantastic to know that everyone is currently healthy and working out. Hopefully, it stays that way through the NBA’s restart in Orlando and beyond. Nelson acknowledged that health will be key to whichever team wins it all during NBA Disney.
The Mavericks will be ready for Orlando. Expect Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis to hit the ground running. Fans know the Mavs want to move up during the seeding games and make a deep run in the playoffs.
Hopefully, everything runs smooth and the NBA avoids the many challenges they could face in Orlando. It will certainly be something interesting to watch as it all plays out, so stay tuned.