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Harden's playoff-career-high 42 leads Rockets past Mavs to 3-0 …

Harden's playoff-career-high 42 leads Rockets past Mavs to 3-0 lead

yahoo.com Updated Apr 24 (yesterday)
The Dallas Mavericks emptied both barrels on Friday night, throwing every ounce of offensive firepower they had at the Houston Rockets in an attempt to overwhelm Kevin McHale's favored crew and fight their way back into their opening-round series. Unfor…
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  • Mavs' Carlisle fined $25,000 for criticizing refs after loss

    Mavs' Carlisle fined $25,000 for criticizing refs after loss

    nba.com Apr 25 (yesterday)
    Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle was fined $25,000 on Saturday for criticizing officials after a loss to Houston that left Dallas trailing 3-0 in a first-round playoff series.
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  • What to watch for in Friday's NBA Playoffs Game 3s

    What to watch for in Friday's NBA Playoffs Game 3s

    yahoo.com Apr 24 (2 days ago)
    We've got a trio of Game 3s on tap for Friday night, with two series teetering on the brink of the point of no return and one that could absolutely still go either way. Here's a look ahead at what to keep an eye on during this evening's three-game playo…
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  • Rajon Rondo, Chandler Parsons and the demise of the 2014-15 Dal…

    Rajon Rondo, Chandler Parsons and the demise of the 2014-15 Dallas Mavericks

    yahoo.com nba.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)
    After months of disappointment, this was the moment the Dallas Mavericks had waited for ever since trading for Rajon Rondo on Dec. 19 — finally unveiling Playoff Rondo at American Airlines Center — and now it appears that version of the four-time former…
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  • Rockets' Terry fined $5K for flopping during Game 2

    Rockets' Terry fined $5K for flopping during Game 2

    nba.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)
    Houston Rockets guard Jason Terry has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league's anti-flopping rules during Game 2 of Houston's first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks.
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  • Rockets dunk Mavericks into submission, grab 2-0 lead

    Rockets dunk Mavericks into submission, grab 2-0 lead

    yahoo.com Apr 22 (5 days ago)
    At first glance, a 12-point road loss to the Western Conference's No. 2 seed should not suggest that a team is in crisis. But the Dallas Mavericks' 111-99 loss to the Houston Rockets in Game 2 of their first-round series was no ordinary game. [Follow Du…
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  • Mavs' Parson, Harris out vs Rockets

    Mavs' Parson, Harris out vs Rockets

    nba.com yahoo.com Apr 21 (5 days ago)
    Chandler Parsons and Devin Harris are out with injuries for the Dallas Mavericks in Tuesday night's Game 2 of their Western Conference playoff series with the Houston Rockets.
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  • Cuban plays doctor to get fans to playoff opener early

    Cuban plays doctor to get fans to playoff opener early

    nba.com Apr 21 (5 days ago)
    Mark Cuban wants Mavericks fans in the seats for the early start of their home opener in the playoffs.
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  • Team leader Harden adjusts as Mavs focus on him

    Team leader Harden adjusts as Mavs focus on him

    nba.com Apr 20 (6 days ago)
    Maybe it's because he practically parachuted out of the airplane that delivered him to Houston 2 1/2 years ago and dropped in 37 and 45 points in his first two games as if they were raining gifts from the basketball gods and the deluge hasn't stopped.
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  • Predict this: Harden leads 7 in double figures, Rockets take Ga…

    Predict this: Harden leads 7 in double figures, Rockets take Game 1 over Mavs

    yahoo.com Apr 19
    Before it became clear which opponent his Dallas Mavericks would face in the opening round of the 2015 NBA playoffs, owner Mark Cuban told Grantland's Kirk Goldsberry he'd pick James Harden as this year's Most Valuable Player for his work in propelling …
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  • Hooray, the NBA playoffs are here!

    Hooray, the NBA playoffs are here!

    deadspin.com Apr 18
    Hooray, the NBA playoffs are here! Wizards-Raptors kick things off at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN, followed by Pelicans-Warriors at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC, Bucks-Bulls at 7:00 p.m. ET on ESPN, and Mavericks-Rockets at 9:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. It’s gonna be good. Re…
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  • Batum has right knee contusion, out for finale Wednesday

    Batum has right knee contusion, out for finale Wednesday

    nba.com Apr 14
    Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum has a right knee contusion and will miss Wednesday night's regular-season finale against the Mavericks in Dallas.
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  • Mark Cuban Says College Basketball Is Hideous And Unwatchable

    Mark Cuban Says College Basketball Is Hideous And Unwatchable

    deadspin.com Apr 9
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban joins a growing chorus of those calling for major changes to the rules and strategies of college basketball, which—to his eye—is “uglier than ugly,” relying on a plodding, disjointed style that results in boring games a…
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  • Rajon Rondo will not tolerate plot holes in movies

    Rajon Rondo will not tolerate plot holes in movies

    yahoo.com Apr 8
    It is well known that Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo is not the easiest guy in the NBA to play with or coach. He is famously demanding, like many of the greatest athletes in the world, but also committed to doing things his own way and improvi…
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  • Even with seed set, Mavs got plenty to play for

    Even with seed set, Mavs got plenty to play for

    nba.com Apr 6
    Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks have likely played the last game that matters for their seeding in the Western Conference playoffs.
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  • Video - Grizzlies Take Care Of Mavs 00:57

    Grizzlies Take Care Of Mavs

    Mar 20
    The Grizzlies got double-digit points from seven players in a 112-101 win over the Mavericks.
  • Video - Rondo's No-Look, Over-The-Head Pass 00:17

    Rondo's No-Look, Over-The-Head Pass

    Mar 18
    Mavs guard Rajon Rondo threw a full-court, no-look, over-the-head assist to teammate Monta Ellis for the layup against the Orlando Magic.
  • Video - Magic's Surge Not Enough Against Mavs 01:32

    Magic's Surge Not Enough Against Mavs

    Mar 18
    The Magic erased a 22-point deficit but fell to the Mavericks 107-102.
  • Video - Mavs Stay Focused 01:08

    Mavs Stay Focused

    Mar 18
    Rajon Rondo said the Mavs are focused headed down the stretch.

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    Apr 24
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    Apr 23
    FC Barcelona wing Mario Hezonja will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent Arn Tellem told ESPN.com.
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    Apr 23
    Indiana Hoosiers freshman James Blackmon Jr. will return to school instead of entering the NBA draft.
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    Apr 22
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