- 1982 Traded a second round draft pick in 1982 to Milwaukee for Pat Cummings.
- 1983 Drafted Dale Ellis and Derek Harper in the first round and Mark West in the second round of the 1983 NBA draft.
- 1988 Drafted Morlon Wiley in the second round of the 1988 NBA draft.
- 1988 Signed Brad Davis to a 1-year contract.
- 2000 Drafted Etan Thomas in the first round of the 2000 NBA draft.
- 2000 Draft day trade: Traded a 2001 first round draft pick and cash to Orlando for the rights to first round draft pick (#13) Courtney Alexander.
- 2000 Draft day trade: Traded Erick Strickland and the rights to 2nd round draft pick (#58) Pete Mickeal to New York for the rights to 1st round draft pick (#22) Donnell Harvey and John Wallace.
- 2000 Draft day trade: Traded Sean Rooks to the LA Clippers for Eric Murdock.
- 2000 Draft day trade: Traded the rights to second round draft pick (#31) Dan Langhi to Houston for the rights to Eduardo Najera and a second round draft pick in 2001.
- 2004 Fired trainer Roger Hinds, assistant trainer Steve Smith, and equipment manager Dwayne Wilson.
- 2005 For the first time in team history, made no draft moves on draft day - didn't have their own draft picks and didn't make any trades.
- 2005 Signed undrafted players Michael Harris and Rawle Marshall to play for Dallas' summer league team. Marshall would make the 05-06 roster.
- 2006 Drafted Maurice Ager in the first round of the 2006 NBA draft.
- 2006 Draft day trade: Traded the rights to second round draft pick (#58) J.R. Pinnock to the LA Lakers for Miami's 2007 second round draft pick.
- 2006 Announced that assistant coach Charlie Parker's contract would not be renewed. Parker had been with Dallas since 1996.
- 2007 Drafted Nick Fazekas in the first round of the 2007 NBA draft.
- 2007 Draft day trade: Traded the rights to second round draft pick (#60) Milovan Rakovic and cash to Orlando for the rights to second round draft pick (#44) Reshawn Terry.
- 2007 Named Paul Westphal as an assistant coach.
- 2011 Dirk Nowitzki celebrates the Mavericks' NBA Championship in his hometown of Wurzburg, Germany with a parade in front of 15,000 screaming fans.
- 2012 Drafted North Carolina center Tyler Zeller in the first round of the 2012 NBA draft (17th overall) and immediately traded his rights, along with veteran Kelenna Azubuike to Cleveland for the 24th overall pick, Jared Cunningham, the 33rd overall pick Bernard James and the 34th overall pick Jae Crowder.
- 2012 Drafted Darius Johnson-Odom in the second round of the 2012 NBA draft (55th overall) and immediately traded his draft rights to the Los Angeles Lakers for cash considerations.
Special thanks to Patricia Bender and her Mavericks website (http://www.eskimo.com/~pbender/mavs.html) for assistance with this section.