Category Archives: Mavs

Who Made the Grade? 2015-2016 Dallas Mavericks Report Card

Who Made the Grade? 2015-2016 Dallas Mavericks Report Card

  When the Mavs fell to the Thunder on Monday night, it officially ended their season and began their long summer vacation.  It was an up and down year for Dallas; injuries to key players and the occasional big win that would give you hope for this team.  It’s all over now and it’s time…

Painful Mavericks Season Ends in Admirable Fashion

Painful Mavericks Season Ends in Admirable Fashion

Chandler Parsons was in street clothes, or whatever you call this.  Deron Williams tried to gut it out but couldn’t.  J.J. Barea tried to hop it off on one leg. Salah Mejri was a punching bag that took one too many beat downs. Justin Anderson‘s shoulder was hurting. David Lee dealt with the always troublesome…

Rapid Fire: Mavs Eliminated by Thunder in Five Games

Rapid Fire: Mavs Eliminated by Thunder in Five Games

  And there it goes.   We can officially say goodbye to the 2015-2016 Dallas Mavericks season.   Following their 118-104 loss in game five Monday night, the Mavs can finally rid themselves of the overly physical Oklahoma City Thunder and this mentally grueling, injury plagued season.   Already without the likes of Chandler Parsons and…

Game 4 Preview: You Can’t Spell “Unlikely” Without “Likely”

Game 4 Preview: You Can’t Spell “Unlikely” Without “Likely”

Through three games, the Oklahoma City Thunder are outscoring the Dallas Mavericks by 66 points. And yes we won Game 2, I promise. Albeit by the slightest of margins not denting that massive +/- set by 38 and 29 point losses, but the series is 2-1. Somehow it is.   7 for 33 shooting actually…

Rapid Fire: Mavericks overmatched and overpowered in Game 3 blowout against Oklahoma City

Rapid Fire: Mavericks overmatched and overpowered in Game 3 blowout against Oklahoma City

  Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle told his players to forget about Dallas’ second-worst playoff loss in franchise history after Game 1.   He will need to tell his players the same thing after Game 3.   The Mavericks were humbled for the second time this series, this time courtesy of a 131-102 defeat…

Preview: How Rick Carlisle Can Win Game Three

Preview: How Rick Carlisle Can Win Game Three

  Let’s be honest. The Mavs absolutely stole a game on the road against the Thunder due to Kevin Durant’s poor shooting night. Now, let me be clear: that’s not the only reason the Mavs won this game. Raymond Felton’s incredible “out of the shadows” double-double performance definitely pushed the Mavs down the stretch, and…