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Ball Don’t Lie’s 2013-14 Playoff Previews: San Antonio Spurs vs…

Ball Don’t Lie’s 2013-14 Playoff Previews: San Antonio Spurs vs. Dallas Mavericks

yahoo.com CNNSI.com Updated 4 hours ago
The playoffs begin on Saturday, thankfully, which means it’s that lovely time of spring (and it is spring, right? It’s not going to snow again, is it?) when the minds behind Ball Don’t Lie to offer you their thoughts on the upcoming pairings in the firs…
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  • Steve Nash Dines With Dirk In Episode 4 Of “The Finish Line”

    Steve Nash Dines With Dirk In Episode 4 Of “The Finish Line”

    dimemag.com 5 hours ago
    Steve Nash‘s documentary series in conjunction with Grantland, “The Finish Line,” has been incredible behind-the-scenes look at the two-time MVP as he comes up on the end of his Hall-of-Fame career. Episode 4 might be the best yet when Nash reunites wit…
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  • Ellis plays key role in Mavs' playoff spot

    Ellis plays key role in Mavs' playoff spot

    nba.com 22 hours ago
    Monta Ellis had just missed a jumper that could have lifted Dallas out of a matchup with top-seeded San Antonio in the first round of the playoffs.
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  • Cuban: Bucks' new owners got 'a bargain'

    Cuban: Bucks' new owners got 'a bargain'

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban considers the sale price of approximately $550 million for the Milwaukee Bucks to be a bargain, suggesting the true value of NBA franchises is north of $1 billion.
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  • Griz seize No. 7 slot from Mavs with OT win

    Griz seize No. 7 slot from Mavs with OT win

    ESPN.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Mike Conley hit two free throws with 1.1 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies grabbed the Western Conference's No. 7 seed away from Dallas by edging the Mavericks 106-105 on Wednesday night in the regular season finale.
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  • SI Now: Playoff implications for NBA's season finale

    SI Now: Playoff implications for NBA's season finale

    CNNSI.com Apr 16 (2 days ago)
    Seven games have playoff implications tonight, including the Grizzlies-Mavs clash for the No. 7 seed.
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  • Former Stars Now Embracing Different Roles With The Mavericks

    Former Stars Now Embracing Different Roles With The Mavericks

    dimemag.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)
    Transforming from all-star to role player can be a begrudging process for NBA players used to a certain level of personal success on the court. Not every player is capable of making the transition in a smooth and non-disruptive fashion that benefits the…
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  • Buzzer-Beaters, Dunks & The NBA Season’s Top 25 Plays

    Buzzer-Beaters, Dunks & The NBA Season’s Top 25 Plays

    dimemag.com Apr 14 (4 days ago)
    Finally, at long last, the real season begins. But that doesn’t mean we can’t stop, look back, and appreciate the highlights and events that captivated us and stole our attention during the 2013-14 season. We’ve been treated to some great games, as rece…
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  • 5 Important Races Entering The 2014 NBA Playoffs

    5 Important Races Entering The 2014 NBA Playoffs

    dimemag.com Apr 14 (4 days ago)
    We’re still recovering from a fever dream we had after peeking at a hypothetical Conference-free playoff structure for the playoffs this year. But even with the Conference separation in place, there are plenty of questions as we come up on the final thr…
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  • NBA playoff picture update: Blazers' home-court hopes still ali…

    NBA playoff picture update: Blazers' home-court hopes still alive, Mavs and Hawks are in, Pacers back atop East

    yahoo.com Apr 14 (4 days ago)
    If you're anything like me and Detroit Pistons rookie Peyton Siva, when it gets this late in the season, you come out of the weekend like: So let's get caught up on how the weekend that just passed reshaped the playoff picture, which is mere days away f…
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  • Dirk, Ellis fuel Mavs past Suns, into playoffs

    Dirk, Ellis fuel Mavs past Suns, into playoffs

    ESPN.com Apr 12 (6 days ago)
    Monta Ellis matched his season high with 36 points and Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 of his 23 during a second-half rally that carried the Dallas Mavericks back to the playoffs in a 101-98 victory against the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night.
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  • Cuban backs Mavs announcer after fine over ref comments

    Cuban backs Mavs announcer after fine over ref comments

    nba.com Apr 12 (6 days ago)
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is backing his public address announcer after the team had to pay a $25,000 fine because the announcer criticized referee Danny Crawford on Twitter after a recent game.
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  • Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Saturday

    Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Saturday

    nba.com Apr 12 (6 days ago)
    ? Two of the three teams battling it out for the Western Conference's final two playoff spots square off tonight, as the Suns make their only trip to Dallas to play the Mavericks. The Mavs (48-32), currently in the seventh spot, can punch their ticket t…
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  • Cuban: PA man Heath's job with Mavs safe

    Cuban: PA man Heath's job with Mavs safe

    ESPN.com Apr 12 (6 days ago)
    Public-address announcer Sean Heath's brush with the NBA office won't affect his future with the Dallas Mavericks, with owner Mark Cuban saying he had no problem paying the $25,000 fine the league assessed the team.
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  • Charles Barkley Claims Kawhi Leonard Is “A Top 10 or 15 Player …

    Charles Barkley Claims Kawhi Leonard Is “A Top 10 or 15 Player In The NBA”

    dimemag.com Apr 11
    Maybe it was bombast, or the result of Kawhi Leonard hanging 16 points and 16 rebounds on the Mavs last night in Dallas, including a game-clinching three-pointer in the final minute, but Charles Barkley proclaimed the third-year wing, “a top 10 or 15 pl…
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  • NBA Suspends Mavericks' PA Announcer For Tweets Blasting Refs

    NBA Suspends Mavericks' PA Announcer For Tweets Blasting Refs

    Dallas Mavericks public-address announcer Sean Heath has been suspended for two games by the NBA, according to ESPN Dallas. His crime: a series of tweets criticizing the officiating in a controversial game against the Warriors last week.Read more...
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  • Taylor: Do Mavs have enough D?

    Taylor: Do Mavs have enough D?

    ESPN.com nba.com Apr 11
    Two games remain in the regular season and the Mavs, who dropped to eighth in the Western Conference, remain in complete control of their playoff fate.
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  • Dirk Nowitzki of Dallas Mavericks one of NBA's 12 all-time grea…

    Dirk Nowitzki of Dallas Mavericks one of NBA's 12 all-time greatest, coach says

    ESPN.com Apr 10
    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle made the case Thursday with ESPN Radio that Mavericks star forward Dirk Nowitzki ranks among the 12 greatest players in the game's history.
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  • Video - Cuban: Price Tag For Bucks 'A Bargain' 02:27

    Cuban: Price Tag For Bucks 'A Bargain'

    Apr 17
    ESPNDallas.com's Tim MacMahon breaks down Mark Cuban's reaction to the Milwaukee Bucks selling for just $550 million.
  • Video - Brett Brown's Playoff Preview 05:47

    Brett Brown's Playoff Preview

    Apr 17
    The head coach of the 76ers expects a re-match of last year's Finalists.
  • Video - Will Wade, Nowitzki, or Duncan Fade First? 06:22

    Will Wade, Nowitzki, or Duncan Fade First?

    Apr 17
    Jalen Rose insists that Kobe Bryant be discussed as he and Bill Simmons answer the question "Dwyane Wade, Tim Duncan or Dirk Nowitzki - which star is the closest to not being a star anymore?"
  • Video - What Happened to the Pacers? And Who Will Get Overpaid Next Year?... 12:21

    What Happened to the Pacers? And Who Will Get Overpaid Next Year?...

    Apr 17
    As Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose answer the question "What do we expect from the Pacers?" Bill and Jalen also break down the question "Who is most likely to get overpaid because of a strong playoff performance this year?"

Sports Columnists

  • Adam Silver says pushing back NBA's age limit is top priority

    Apr 18
    Armed with majority support from owners and saying "we're ready to go," NBA commissioner Adam Silver made it clear pushing back the league's age limit to 20 is at the top of his priority list.
  • 2014 NBA Playoffs: Mark Jackson's game of thrones

    Apr 17
    Is a trip to the Western Conference finals the only thing that can save Mark Jackson's job?
  • NBA: Coast to Coast -- Playoff opening-round storylines

    Apr 17
    J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez discuss the opening round of the NBA playoffs.
  • NBA: Coast to Coast -- Playoff opening-round storylines

    Apr 17
    J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez discuss the opening round of the NBA playoffs.