The Dallas Mavericks traded for Cedric Ceballos in 1998, but he was already a massive success. He went from the 48th overall pick in the 1990 draft to an NBA All-Star and Dunk Contest winner. Ceballos spent 11 years in the league and two and a half of those were with the Mavs. The 6’6 forward averaged 16.1 points and 6.6 rebounds during his time in Dallas, despite dealing with various injuries.
Ceballos currently works on the Mavericks broadcast as a television analyst. Fans enjoy his humor, ability to break down the games, and deep voice.
The 52-year-old is dealing with a severe bout of COVID-19. He contracted it in late August and announced on Sept. 13 that he was COVID-free, but remaining in the Intensive Care Unit. Ceballos offered another update on Tuesday morning.
Dallas Mavericks broadcaster Cedric Ceballos gives fans another health update
Ceballos took to Twitter to let fans know that he is finally out of the ICU after nearly three weeks. Get the latest below.
It was fantastic to hear the Mavericks broadcaster is starting to walk again, but it sounds like it will be a long process to getting back to full health. Here is to wishing Cedric Ceballos a speedy recovery. Hopefully, he will be back to 100 percent in no time and doing the Mavs broadcast on opening night.
The Dallas Mavericks are just gearing up for another season. Training camp kicks off on Sept. 28 as they prepare for the regular-season opener on Oct. 21. New head coach Jason Kidd will be looking to help Luka Doncic and the Mavs take the next step. Dallas has not won a playoff series since winning the title in 2011, and they are planning on changing that this year. Keep it locked to The Smoking Cuban for all the latest on the Mavericks this season.