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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…

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…

Despite Struggles, Wesley Matthews Key to Mavs’ Success

Despite Struggles, Wesley Matthews Key to Mavs’ Success

    Sometimes it’s easy to forget the circumstances that surrounded Wesley Matthews signing with the Dallas Mavericks last summer.   Front office duo Mark Cuban and Donnie Nelson were courting Matthews and Clippers star DeAndre Jordan simultaneously with hopes of adding both to their Chandler Parsons/Dirk Nowitzki duo to form a loaded starting lineup to battle…

This Is Why We Play: We Got A Series Now

This Is Why We Play: We Got A Series Now

    Confetti reigned down at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The Dallas Mavericks walked around in disbelief, some waiving their hands in the air in protest. Just 7 seconds earlier, the Mavericks led by 1, when Raymond Felton went to the free throw line. A 79% shooter and usually clutch at the line in these moments,…

Dirk, Mavs Punch Another Playoff Ticket

Dirk, Mavs Punch Another Playoff Ticket

  After a gritty road victory over the up and coming Utah Jazz on Monday night, the Dallas Mavericks were finally able to punch their ticket to the 2016 NBA Playoffs.    It has been an up and down season for this edition of the Mavs.  Slated starters like Chandler Parsons and Deron Williams missing…

Game Night: Mavericks Host Spurs, Look To Move Up Standings

Game Night: Mavericks Host Spurs, Look To Move Up Standings

    Dallas, TX – While the top of the Western Conference standings are set in stone, the bottom half of the playoff picture is a toss up. The Dallas Mavericks (42-39) managed to clinch a playoff berth on Monday night with their 101-92 victory over the Utah Jazz, and have climbed into the 6th…

Game Night: Mavs Look to Stay Hot vs. Grizzlies

Game Night: Mavs Look to Stay Hot vs. Grizzlies

  After an electrifying win over the rival Houston Rockets at home Wednesday night pushed their winning streak to five games, the Dallas Mavericks (40-38) will look to continue their recent hot streak Friday night when the Memphis Grizzlies (42-36) roll through the American Airlines Center.   The Mavs’ win-streak paired with an incredibly rough…

Game Night: Mavericks Travel To Motor City, Look For Third Straight Win

Game Night: Mavericks Travel To Motor City, Look For Third Straight Win

    For the Dallas Mavericks (37-38), every game from here on out is a must win game. At 37-38, the Mavs currently hold the number seven spot in the Western Conference. However, the Houston Rockets are sitting in ninth place and only a half-game behind Dallas.   Dallas begins a critical two-game road trip…

Game Night: Mavericks Head Home, Look For Another Key Win

Game Night: Mavericks Head Home, Look For Another Key Win

    Dallas, TX – Rick Carlisle made a huge change on Monday night, when he decided to do something MFFL’s have been begging for all season — play the young guns. Justin Anderson and Dwight Powell showed what they can bring to the table, and did so on a night where Dirk Nowitzki shot…

Rapid Fire: Behind Young Guns, Mavericks Down Nuggets

Rapid Fire: Behind Young Guns, Mavericks Down Nuggets

    For the Dallas Mavericks to keep their playoff hopes alive, last night’s game in Denver was a must win. With a brutal schedule to finish out the season that features their last five games against the Rockets, Grizzlies, Clippers, Jazz and Spurs, they needed to take care of business on the road against…