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If Seth Curry thrives at the starting point guard spot, does that change the Mavs draft plans?

If Seth Curry thrives at the starting point guard spot, does that change the Mavs draft plans?

  Last night against the Los Angeles Clippers, Mavs head coach Rick Carlisle finally pulled the trigger on a move that I’ve been wanting for weeks now.  He started Seth Curry at point guard, alongside Wesley Matthews, Harrison Barnes, Dirk Nowitzki and Nerlens Noel, while bringing Yogi Ferrell off the bench.  The reason this move was…

Roundtable: Who Wins the 8-seed, Sacrificing Draft Position, and Potential Mavs Jersey Retirements

Roundtable: Who Wins the 8-seed, Sacrificing Draft Position, and Potential Mavs Jersey Retirements

  The Dallas Mavericks 2016-2017 season has only 13 games remaining. With the playoffs still being a possibility, we rounded up some of our staff writers to see how they think the race for the 8-seed will turn out. They also give their takes on the Mavs sacrificing draft position by “going for it,” as…

Back On Road: Mavs Suffer Season’s Worst Loss At Philadelphia

Back On Road: Mavs Suffer Season’s Worst Loss At Philadelphia

    As the third quarter dwindled to a close, Sixers center Jahlil Okafor netted a layup on an assist from Sergio Rodriquez. The Dallas Mavericks trailed the Philadelphia 76ers by 30 points as Nicolas Brussino missed a last-second prayer from 58 feet.     A barrage of bench play followed in the fourth, resulting in…

[Watch] “Congratulations” Dirk Nowitzki!

[Watch] “Congratulations” Dirk Nowitzki!

  Dirk Nowitzki lit the basketball world on fire last night when he scored 25 first half points against the Los Angeles Lakers to push him past the 30,000-point plateau. Many DFW locals, worldwide fans, professional athletes and other well-known celebrities have expressed their kudos. Here at Mavs Fanatic, we haven’t stopped celebrating, and this video…

Mavs Look for Season Sweep of Lakers as Dirk Closes in on a Legendary Milestone

Mavs Look for Season Sweep of Lakers as Dirk Closes in on a Legendary Milestone

  It’s been a really long time since the Dallas Mavericks lost to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Mavs have won 13 straight against L.A., with the last meeting being a 49-point slaughter in the AAC. Unless something weird happens, the outcome of this one should end with a Mavs win yet again. The Lakers…

Dirk Nowitzki stops by Turner Studios, talks early season struggles, future plans and more!

Dirk Nowitzki stops by Turner Studios, talks early season struggles, future plans and more!

  With the Dallas Mavericks playing in Atlanta Wednesday night against the Hawks, Dirk Nowitzki dropped by Turner Studios to chop it up with Ernie Johnson, Kevin McHale and Greg Anthony about this season’s early struggles, Dallas’ improbable playoff push, Dirk’s future plans and more!   Dirk isn’t going to play for the Mavs forever, and…