Transactions listed are from July 1, 2011 to
June 30, 2012.
- December 9, 2011
Signed Brandan Wright as a free agent.
- December 10, 2011
As part of a 3-team trade, the Dallas Mavericks traded a 2012 2nd round draft pick (Darius Miller was later selected) to the Washington Wizards; the Dallas Mavericks traded Tyson Chandler, Ahman Nivins and Georgios Printezis to the New York Knicks; the New York Knicks traded Andy Rautins to the Dallas Mavericks; the New York Knicks traded Ronny Turiaf, cash and a 2013 2nd round draft pick (Arsalan Kazemi was later selected) to the Washington Wizards; and the Washington Wizards traded a 2012 2nd round draft pick to the Dallas Mavericks. (top-55 protected, not conveyed) Dallas also received a trade exception from New York. Dallas did not receive the 2nd round draft pick from Washington because it was top 55 protected.
- December 11, 2011
Traded a 2014 1st round draft pick (Mitch McGary was later selected) to the Los Angeles Lakers for Lamar Odom and a 2012 2nd round draft pick (Darius Johnson-Odom was later selected). Los Angeles also received a trade exception from Dallas. Dallas had the option to swap 1st round draft picks with Los Angeles in 2013 but did not do so.
- December 12, 2011
Signed Vince Carter as a free agent.
- December 13, 2011
Signed Delonte West as a free agent.
Traded Corey Brewer and Rudy Fernández to the Denver Nuggets for a 2016 2nd round draft pick (Demetrius Jackson was later selected). The 2nd round draft pick that Dallas received was top 55 protected, but that protection was removed in a later deal.
- December 15, 2011
Waived Andy Rautins.
- December 21, 2011
Assigned Drew Neitzel to the Texas Legends of the G-League.
Signed Sean Williams as a free agent.
- December 22, 2011
Recalled Drew Neitzel from the Texas Legends of the G-League.
- January 6, 2012
Signed Yi Jianlian as a free agent.
- January 9, 2012
- January 15, 2012
- January 23, 2012
- March 2, 2012
- March 3, 2012
- March 4, 2012
- March 13, 2012
- March 16, 2012
- March 22, 2012
Waived Sean Williams.
- March 23, 2012
Signed Kelenna Azubuike as a free agent.
- April 9, 2012
- June 28, 2012
Drafted Tyler Zeller in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 2012 NBA Draft.
Drafted Darius Johnson-Odom in the 2nd round (55th pick) of the 2012 NBA Draft.
- June 29, 2012
As part of a 4-team trade, the Dallas Mavericks traded Shan Foster to the Utah Jazz; the Dallas Mavericks traded Lamar Odom to the Los Angeles Clippers; the Houston Rockets traded cash to the Dallas Mavericks; the Los Angeles Clippers traded Furkan Aldemir to the Houston Rockets; the Los Angeles Clippers traded Mo Williams to the Utah Jazz; and the Utah Jazz traded Tadija Dragićević to the Dallas Mavericks.