Dallas Mavericks Fantasy Basketball Rankings & Projections for 2017/18

Our eyes will be on the Mavericks at the start the NBA season, and it has everything to do with whether Dennis Smith Jr. and Nerlens Noel can cement a spot in the starting lineup. Noel started 12 of his 22 games in a Dallas uniform last season, while Dennis only has Yogi Ferrell to beat in the depth chart.

We look at the Dallas Mavericks player movement, projections, and fantasy basketball rankings, including a focus on potentially key fantasy players, such as Nerlens Noel and Dennis Smith Jr.

Important Player Movement

Key players who have moved into and out of the Dallas Mavericks roster this season.

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Dennis Smith (DRA - PG)

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Projections

The Dallas Mavericks projections from our fantasy basketball projections and fantasy basketball rankings pages.


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RANK PLAYER POS PMPG FG% FT% PTS 3PM REB AST STL BLK TO
59 Harrison Barnes SF/PF 35.0 0.46 0.82 16.5 1.7 5.0 1.6 0.8 0.2 1.1
72 Nerlens Noel PF/C 28.0 0.52 0.63 10.5 0.0 7.3 1.9 1.4 1.2 1.8
91 Dirk Nowitzki PF/C 26.0 0.44 0.88 14.0 1.4 5.8 1.4 0.5 0.6 0.9
95 Seth Curry PG/SG 27.0 0.47 0.86 11.9 2.1 2.4 2.8 1.0 0.1 1.3
106 Wesley Matthews SG/SF 33.0 0.39 0.83 12.2 2.3 3.6 2.4 1.0 0.2 1.2
172 Yogi Ferrell PG 25.0 0.40 0.82 10.1 1.4 2.4 3.6 0.9 0.2 1.4
174 Dennis Smith PG 29.0 0.41 0.71 10.6 0.8 3.3 4.4 1.1 0.3 2.0
207 Dwight Powell PF/C 15.0 0.51 0.75 6.1 0.2 3.8 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.4
250 Salah Mejri C 12.0 0.64 0.55 2.8 0.0 4.0 0.2 0.4 0.8 0.6
263 J.J. Barea PG/SG 17.9 0.43 0.80 8.1 1.0 1.7 3.5 0.3 0.0 1.2
314 Devin Harris PG/SG 12.0 0.41 0.77 4.1 0.6 1.3 1.2 0.5 0.1 0.5
326 Dorian Finney-Smith SF/PF 12.0 0.39 0.75 3.0 0.4 1.7 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.3
344 DeAndre Liggins NULL 10.0 0.37 0.62 1.9 0.2 1.4 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.5
361 Nicolas Brussino NULL 8.0 0.38 0.77 2.5 0.5 1.6 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.4
427 Josh McRoberts PF/C 6.0 0.37 0.70 1.5 0.2 1.1 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.3

Key Fantasy Players

We've broken down player data for key Dallas Mavericks fantasy basketball players including projections, projections per 36 minutes, last season's averages, and last season's averages when playing between 20-30 minutes as well as between 30-40 minutes.

Nerlens Noel (PF/C)

Nerlens has the potential to be a defensive fantasy beast. In the 4 games where he played 30+ minutes last season, he put up huge numbers (as per the chart below). If he can get anywhere near 30 minutes a game this season he'll be good for close to 1.5 STL and 1.5 BLK a game.


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Breakdown GP MIN FG% FT% PTS 3PM REB AST STL BLK TO
2017/18 Projections 67 28.0 0.52 0.63 10.5 0.0 7.3 1.9 1.4 1.2 1.8
Projections (PER/36) 67 36.0 0.52 0.63 13.5 0.0 9.4 2.4 1.8 1.5 2.3
2016/17 Season 51 20.5 0.59 0.69 8.7 0.0 5.8 1.0 1.3 1.0 1.0
16/17 GP BW 20-30M 25 24.0 0.60 0.80 9.6 0.0 6.8 1.0 1.5 1.2 1.2
16/17 GP BW 30-40M 4 32.7 0.65 0.43 14.5 0.0 9.8 2.3 2.5 1.3 1.5

Dennis Smith (PG)

There's a chance that Dennis is going to be drafted way too early in some of your leagues, and there's a chance that he starts the season coming off the bench, but that only presents itself with a buy-low opportunity. It's only a matter of time until he wins the starting spot in Dallas.


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Breakdown GP MIN FG% FT% PTS 3PM REB AST STL BLK TO
2017/18 Projections 72 29.0 0.41 0.71 10.6 0.8 3.3 4.4 1.1 0.3 2.0
Projections (PER/36) 72 36.0 0.41 0.71 13.2 1.0 4.1 5.5 1.4 0.4 2.5

Useful Resources

The Dallas Mavericks will be reviewed in further detail on the Watching The Boxes fantasy basketball podcast, search for it using your favorite podcast app.

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