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Game Night: Mavs Head Home Looking For Win #1

Game Night: Mavs Head Home Looking For Win #1

    The Dallas Mavericks (0-1) begin their second game of the regular season, facing the Utah Jazz (0-1) for their long-anticipated home opener. The Mavs fell short to the Spurs 101-100 on their rivals’ NBA Championship ring ceremony night. Meanwhile, the Jazz travel to Dallas after playing at home against the Houston Rockets last…

2014-2015 Dallas Mavericks Season Preview

2014-2015 Dallas Mavericks Season Preview

  After a successful 2013-14 regular season that concluded with the Dallas Mavericks taking the eventual NBA champs, the San Antonio Spurs to seven games in the first round of the playoffs, the Mavs completely re-tooled nearly half their roster this offseason.   Gone are starters Jose Calderon and Shawn Marion, and Samuel Dalembert along…

Mavs Schedule Release: 5 Must See Match-Ups

Mavs Schedule Release: 5 Must See Match-Ups

The Dallas Mavericks are coming off a bitter-sweet season. It was a season in which they finally made it back to the postseason after sitting out the year before. However, they got beat in the first round in seven games against the San Antonio Spurs. They did manage to take the eventual NBA champions further…

Mavs Reloaded: Championship Resemblance?

Mavs Reloaded: Championship Resemblance?

The Dallas Mavericks are wrapping up what looks to be their best offseason since hoisting the Larry O’Brien Trophy in 2011. We all remember how that offseason began; the Mavs utilized the well-known DUST (Dampier’s Ultimate Sign Trade) Chip for Tyson Chandler. The Mavs were hoping to somehow flip the DUST Chip for cap space…

Shawn Marion: Never Forget The Matrix

Shawn Marion: Never Forget The Matrix

Continuity didn’t quite follow through in the Dallas Mavericks’ offseason. While Dirk Nowitzki and Devin Harris re-signed, the Mavs watched Vince Carter (Memphis), DeJuan Blair (Washington) and now likely Shawn Marion leave. Marion, speaking with Eddie Sefko of the Dallas Morning News: “It was memorable, baby,” Marion said. “It’s hard to say it wasn’t fun….

What Jameer Nelson Would Bring To New Look Mavericks

What Jameer Nelson Would Bring To New Look Mavericks

Last night, it was reported by Mike Fisher of DallasBasketball.com that the Mavericks front office has scheduled a face-to-face meeting on Thursday with recently cut veteran point guard Jameer Nelson.  The Mavs only have the room level exception of $2.7 million to offer Nelson, but there have also been reports that Mavs have also met…

Optimism At An All Time High In Mavs Nation

Optimism At An All Time High In Mavs Nation

My, how things have changed. It was around this time last year when the Mavericks were once again left scratching their heads in disbelief, after failing to land yet another big name free agent. Dwight Howard had given the Mavericks the opportunity to woo him, but in the end, he chose to join forces with James…

Dirk’s Act Of Humility, Generosity And Loyalty

Dirk’s Act Of Humility, Generosity And Loyalty

While the big story around the NBA this offseason has been centered on the “Chosen One” deciding to “come home,” a more humble story was developing for the player who never left. 12-time NBA-All Star Dirk Nowitzki officially signed off on a $25 million deal to remain with the Dallas Mavericks for the next three…

Chandler Parsons, The Wait Is Over

Chandler Parsons, The Wait Is Over

Each year around this time, the NBA goes into a frenzy as marquee players are offered contracts by teams from all over. Every year, a group of elite players are wined and dined in hopes that they will wind up in their city. Because there are only a few of these superstar players each year,…

Devin Deal: Mavericks Keep Harris with 3-Year Agreement

Devin Deal: Mavericks Keep Harris with 3-Year Agreement

Devin Harris always considered Dallas his NBA home. He’ll be calling it that for the foreseeable future as he and the Dallas Mavericks close in a new three-year pact. I’m told that Devin Harris deal reported by @ESPNSteinLine is for same terms originally agreed to last summer (3 years, $9-plus million). — Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon)…