Share Tweet? Tonight's coaches, Dallas' Rick Carlisle and Portland's Terry Stotts, were together on the Mavericks' staff from 2008-12 ? Carlisle as head coach, Stotts as his chief assistant. Is tonight any more of an emotional game for either coach? "I have a…
The NBA’s 10 Best BackcourtsUpdated Dec 6 (yesterday) Share TweetInjuries and underwhelming play have completely changed the dynamics of this list. You’re used to seeing backcourts like the Deron Williams-Joe Johnson duo in Brooklyn or the Steve Nash-Kobe Bryant tandem in Los Angeles or Oklahoma City’s pair in Russel…Share TweetDallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has treated Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov with a healthy sense of tact in the years since Mikhail just about swiped Cuban’s starring role as “The Owner Who Will Spend Anything to Win.” While it’s true that Cuban…Share TweetDirk Nowitzki scored 11 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Dallas Mavericks beat the New Orleans Pelicans 100-97 Wednesday night.
Dirk's 14-point 4th leads Mavs past BobcatsUpdated Dec 4 (4 days ago) Share TweetDirk Nowitzki recovered from a rough start to score 25 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, and the Mavericks kept the Charlotte Bobcats winless in Dallas with an 89-82 victory Tuesday night.Share TweetCharlotte Bobcats guard Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffered a fractured left hand in the second half of an 89-82 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.
Ten Before Tip: News from Tuesday nightUpdated Dec 3 (5 days ago) Share Tweet?Warriors guard Stephen Curry ranks ninth in the league in scoring, and Toronto coach Dwane Casey sounds like he's willing to concede those 22.3 points per game to focus his team's defensive energy elsewhere. "Klay Thompson is the key," Casey …
The NBA’s 10 Best FrontcourtsUpdated Dec 2 (6 days ago) Share TweetThe NBA has evolved into an athletic, perimeter-heavy league. While this type of emphasis can excite the audience with spectacular plays, strong froncourts are still the belly of the beast for many teams. Teams that boast dominant frontcourts are a forc…
Kevin Love With Another Grand Outlet Pass To Corey BrewerUpdated Nov 30 Share TweetThe Minnesota Timberwolves overcame another hot shooting night from Dirk Nowitzki and Monta Ellis to grab a 112-106 victory at American Airlines Center in Dallas. Kevin Love led a balanced attack with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Despite the double-double…
Wolves upend Mavs, end 3-game losing skidUpdated Nov 30 Share TweetKevin Martin had 27 points with some key baskets late, Kevin Love had his usual double-double and the Minnesota Timberwolves snapped a three-game losing streak with a 112-106 victory at Dallas on Saturday night.
Calderon out of Mavs lineup with ankle bruiseUpdated Nov 30 Share TweetDallas Mavericks guard Jose Calderon was out of the starting lineup Saturday night with a bone bruise on his right ankle.
Dirk, Mavs top Warriors as Ellis strugglesUpdated Nov 28 Share TweetDirk Nowitzki scored 22 points to offset a rough night for playmaking partner Monta Ellis, and the Dallas Mavericks held off a late charge from Golden State for a 103-99 victory over the Warriors on Wednesday night.
Cuban intends to fund studies on merits of HGHUpdated Nov 27 Share TweetDallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban intends to fund studies to determine whether human growth hormone use would be beneficial for athletes rehabilitating from injuries.
Watch “All You Need Is Love” Dallas Mavericks ParodyUpdated Nov 26 Share TweetThe Dallas Mavericks really know how to sell their team. You gotta be goofy to appeal to dorky NBA heads and the average Joe Schmo fan at home. Everyone loves the Beatles, so of course the Mavs marketing department decided to superimpose a likeness of V…
Why The Monta Ellis Dirk Nowtizki P&R Works So Well For DallasUpdated Nov 26 Share TweetThere have been a lot of surprises so far this season even though we’re still in the first month. One of them is the play of Monta Ellis, especially in tandem with franchise star Dirk Nowitzki. Dirk finally has a complimentary scorer to ease his offensi…Share TweetDirk Nowitzki moved by Kevin Garnett for 14th on the list with a free throw with 3:03 remaining in the first half of the Dallas Mavericks' 110-96 loss Monday night against the Denver Nuggets.
Lawson, Nuggets hand Mavs 1st home lossUpdated Nov 25 Share TweetTy Lawson had 19 points after a quiet start, Nate Robinson scored 11 straight for Denver in the fourth quarter and the Nuggets beat Dallas 110-96 on Monday night, their second win over the Mavericks in three days.Share TweetThe Utah Jazz visited the site of President John F. Kennedy's assassination a day before playing the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night.
Mavs' Cuban gives up grudge against KiddUpdated Nov 22 Share TweetDallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has given up his grudge against Jason Kidd, saying he hopes the former Mavs point guard succeeds as the Brooklyn Nets' head coach.
Monta Ellis Is Great Now. What The Hell Happened?Updated Nov 22 Share TweetIf you haven't been paying close attention to the Dallas Mavericks this year, you may not have noticed that Monta Ellis, the guy who has spent most of his career acting as the poster boy for inefficiency in the NBA, is having the best season of his care…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetHouston Rockets forward/center Dwight Howard has been fined $25,000 for throwing the ball into the stands with 2:54 remaining in the fourth quarter of Houston's 123-120 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at American Airlines Center, it …
Dirk Nowitzki’s donating $20 for every 2-pointer Mavs make for a month to research of rare diseaseUpdated Nov 21 Share TweetApparently, Pau Gasol isn't the only European big man combining NBA buckets with charitable donations. Dirk Nowitzki is in the giving spirit, too. The Dallas Mavericks superstar is teaming with the iBellieve Foundation to raise money for research on MPS…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetBefore the Mavericks stormed back in the fourth quarter to eventually defeat the visiting Rockets 123-120 on Wednesday night, there was a kerfuffle between former teammates Vince Carter and Dwight Howard. Vince called Howard, “the biggest crybaby I know…Share TweetNobody will ever be as contemptuous and dismissive during sideline interviews as Gregg Popovich, but that didn't stop Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle from paying homage to the master during last night's Rockets-Mavericks game.Read more...
Dwight Howard Got Owned By A Heckler Last NightUpdated Nov 21 Share TweetA fun thing happened during last night's Rockets-Mavericks game. Late in the fourth quarter, Dwight Howard got heckled by a very angry man who may or may not have been an extra in Wayne's World 2, and Howard responded by tossing the ball at the heckler.…Source: deadspin.com
Ellis' Buzzer-Beater Lifts MavsDec 7Monta Ellis knocked down a jumper at the buzzer to lift the Mavericks past the Blazers 108-106.
Mavs Hold Off PelicansDec 4The Mavericks get double-digit scoring from six players in a 100-97 win over the Pelicans.
Surviving Without DavisDec 4Tim Legler on how the Pelicans can survive without Anthony Davis.
Dirk Leads Mavs Past BobcatsDec 3Dirk Nowitzki scored a game-high 25 points in the Mavericks' 89-82 win over the Bobcats.
NBA: The new Kobe Bryant against the old Kobe BryantDec 7For the first time in his career, we will be judging Kobe Bryant against himself.
Ian Thomsen: Failures in New York prove you can't buy success in NBADec 6Commissioner David Stern loves to see the Knicks and other big-market teams go deep into the playoffs -- that has always been the suspicion of small-market teams and their fans. But I'm not so sure that point of view exists this year.
NBA: Carmelo Anthony will do what's best for MeloDec 6The Knicks can count on one thing: Melo will do what's best for Melo.
Houston Rockets put Omer Asik on trade blockDec 6The Houston Rockets are telling rival teams that they intend to trade disgruntled center Omer Asik by Dec. 19, according to sources familiar with the team's plans.