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Exclusive: Dallas Mavericks 2017 Media Day

Exclusive: Dallas Mavericks 2017 Media Day

DALLAS, TX–The Dallas Mavericks opened their 2017 Training Camp with its Media Day at the American Airlines Center. The annual event provided credentialed media members an opportunity to conduct player and coach interviews, shoot photos and videos as the team kicks off the 2017-18 NBA season.

Dallas Sports Fanatic reporter Madie Clinard caught up with your favorite Dallas Mavericks, including first-round pick and rookie phenom Dennis Smith Jr., to find out just how they’ve been preparing for the upcoming season. Check out the video below for exclusive interviews and a behind the scenes look at Mavs Media Day.

Behind the scenes photos:

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Training Camp Player Profiles:

Devin Harris
J.J. Barea
Salah Mejri
Dirk Nowitzki
Nerlens Noel
Seth Curry
Dwight Powell
Harrison Barnes
Dorian Finney-Smith
Yogi Ferrell
Dennis Smith Jr.
Wesley Matthews


Training Camp Schedule

The Mavs also announced they will hold their league-mandated, free to the public open practice on Friday, September 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the American Airlines Center.

Check out the full training camp schedule below:

DATE                            EVENT                          TIME
Monday, Sept. 25          Media Day                    12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tuesday, Sept. 26         Practice                      9 am*                                 
Wednesday, Sept. 27    Practice 9 am*
Thursday, Sept. 28        Practice                      9 am*
Friday, Sept. 29           OPEN PRACTICE          doors at 10:30 am/practice at 11:30 am*



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Madie Clinard, reporter - I was born and raised in Houston and have been living in Dallas the last four years. I am currently studying Broadcast Journalism at Dallas Baptist University and plan to graduate in December of 2017. Broadcasting is my passion and I'm excited to continue my journey here with Dallas Sports Fanatic! Noe Gonzalez, videographer - video producer for iStudioDallas, Dallas Sports Fanatic and All Access Elite Boxing.

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