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Free Agency 2015: Dallas Mavericks Best Case Scenario

Free Agency 2015: Dallas Mavericks Best Case Scenario

In a perfect world, Chandler Parsons fine dining with free agents Deandre Jordan and Wesley Matthews end up in a starting unit for the Mavericks comprised of all these names plus Dirk Nowitzki and then a new point guard. It won’t be Brandon Knight, and it very most likely won’t be Goran Dragic either. But…

Home Sweet Home: Why Dallas Makes Sense For LaMarcus Aldridge

Home Sweet Home: Why Dallas Makes Sense For LaMarcus Aldridge

  Free agency begins in less than two weeks.   Odds say the Dallas Mavericks expect yet another roster overhaul this summer. The goal remains luring an NBA star to Dallas as a means to provide franchise cornerstone Dirk Nowitzki a few more real opportunities at his second title. If this was baseball, Mark Cuban…

OTD In Mavs History: Crowned NBA Champions

OTD In Mavs History: Crowned NBA Champions

    The Dallas Mavericks entered the American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL in their usual attire for a closeout game – all black. It was time to close the book on this incredible playoff run, and do it at the expense of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat. You…

Dirk 2011 vs Lebron 2015: Who Did It Better?

Dirk 2011 vs Lebron 2015: Who Did It Better?

    Over the last couple of days, I’ve heard discussions about which playoff run was better. The Dallas Mavericks championship run in 2011, lead by Dirk Nowitzki, or the one we are watching unfold with LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers. So without getting all riled up and being so quick to say it…

OTD In Mavs History: Dallas Puts Miami On Brink Of Elimination

OTD In Mavs History: Dallas Puts Miami On Brink Of Elimination

  Following his heroic effort in Game 4, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade thought it would be a good idea to poke fun at the 7-foot German superstar. Dirk Nowitzki, despite having a fever of up to 102 degrees, willed his team to victory and evened the series.   Then this happened.     Playful…

OTD In Mavs History: Nowitzki Caps Epic Comeback

OTD In Mavs History: Nowitzki Caps Epic Comeback

  June 2, 2011 – Dallas Mavericks vs Miami Heat (Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Heat Lead 1-0)   The Dallas Mavericks trailed the Miami Heat 98-83 and were being completely manhandled through the first 1 3/4 games of the series. I remember watching the game with my wife, and I think she could…

Mavs Fanatic Mailbag: Let The Guessing Games Begin

Mavs Fanatic Mailbag: Let The Guessing Games Begin

      Where is all this great basketball that we are supposed to be seeing this time of year? Yeah, the Mavericks were eliminated just five games in, but there still plenty of big matchups on deck. Instead, we find ourselves with the Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets just one game away from elimination…

The Mystery Question: Too Much Monta?

The Mystery Question: Too Much Monta?

    It has not often been questioned around the league whether a team should bring back their leading scorer. The Mavs, entering the offseason with a plethora of options, and cap space, have to ask themselves this question: Do we resign Monta, and if so, at what price? I take a look at the…

A Blueprint For Success?

A Blueprint For Success?

    In the 1998 NBA Draft, the Dallas Mavericks found a way to snag Dirk Nowitzki in a trade with the Milwaukee Bucks. They paired up the lengthy German with Steve Nash and Michael Finley.  They went only 19-31 in a strike shortened season, and failed to make the playoffs the following year, going…