Tag Archives: Dirk Nowitzki

Rondo to the Mavs: Is This Real Life?

Rondo to the Mavs: Is This Real Life?

    Late last night, news broke via Yahoo! Sports and Marc Stein that the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks were involved in “substantive” discussions surrounding a trade for impending free agent points guard Rajon Rondo. Rondo (8.3 PPG, 7.5 RPG, 10.8 APG) has long been the center trade speculation since the Celtics broke up…

Golden State too Much for Mavericks in Saturday Matinee

Golden State too Much for Mavericks in Saturday Matinee

  It’s hard to describe the first quarter of the Dallas Mavericks game with the Golden State Warriors with anything other than the adjective ugly. Dallas was outscored 39–18 in the quarter. The Mavs shot 31.6% to 65.2% by the Warriors. Golden State was also 5–9 from beyond the arc; Dallas was 1–4.   This…

Gameday: Mavs, Warriors Ready For Heavily Guarded Matchup

Gameday: Mavs, Warriors Ready For Heavily Guarded Matchup

  It’s an early afternoon tipoff, as the Dallas Mavericks defend their home court against the hottest team in the NBA, the Golden State Warriors.   The Warriors travel to Dallas with the clear much-deserving best record in the NBA. Despite hiring a first-year head coach in Steve Kerr, Golden State’s team chemistry has been…

Mavericks Fall in Memphis, Despite Chandler Parsons Effort

Mavericks Fall in Memphis, Despite Chandler Parsons Effort

  Four of the five Mavericks (16-7) starters shot a combined 11 for 38 Tuesday night. The Grizzlies (17-4) outscored Dallas 36-17 in the third quarter. Memphis outscored Dallas 52-26 in the paint. Add it all together and you have a 114-105 loss for the Dallas Mavericks.   Chandler Parsons scored 30 for the Mavs…

Mavs Game Day: Tough Week Starts With Grizz

Mavs Game Day: Tough Week Starts With Grizz

    MEMPHIS, TN – Tonight, the Dallas Mavericks (16-6) will take on the Memphis Grizzlies (16-4), giving the Mavericks yet another chance to show they can compete with the West’s elite contenders. The Mavericks, if they were in the Eastern Conference, would sit a half game out of first place, but as it stands right now, they are locked…

Mavs Gameday: Seats For Soldiers Night

Mavs Gameday: Seats For Soldiers Night

  It’s always a special treat when the Dallas Mavericks host their annual ‘Seats For Soldiers’ night.   When the Milwaukee Bucks play the Mavericks for the second time in five days, it will be in front of a host of service men and women from our United States military. The 10th annual event, a…

Monta Ellis: Numbers Don’t Lie

Monta Ellis: Numbers Don’t Lie

The Dallas Mavericks didn’t readily chase Monta Ellis last summer in free agency, but by some miraculous circumstances signed the highly talented but disgruntled shooting guard with a gunner, low-efficiency reputation to a 3-year, $25 million contract.   Ellis found himself with a winning organization in Dallas and his love for basketball reignited. The Mavericks…

Mavs Back at Home to Face the Suns

Mavs Back at Home to Face the Suns

    DALLAS, TX–After a successful 4-0 road trip, the Dallas Mavericks (15-5) come home Friday night to face the Phoenix Suns (11-8). Evenwith Dirk Nowitzki sitting out the second night of both back-to-back games, Dallas was able to come out on top. A lot of this was due to the play of Monta Ellis. Besides…

Wrap Up: Monta, Mavs Outlast Bulls in Double OT

Wrap Up: Monta, Mavs Outlast Bulls in Double OT

  WHAT A GAME!   What felt like an average contest between two contenders, worked its way into one of the early season’s best games.   One overtime wasn’t enough so they played a pair of them and the action was jam packed! Monta Ellis eclipsed his previous Mavericks’ high in points (37) with 38…