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Mavs Take Care of Business at Home, Defeat Bulls 107-82

Mavs Take Care of Business at Home, Defeat Bulls 107-82

    Despite not having Dirk Nowitzki for the fourth consecutive game, the Dallas Mavericks reeled off one of their best wins of the season, defeating a good Eastern Conference foe in the Chicago Bulls, 107-82.   From the very beginning, you got the feeling that this was going to be another gritty, low-scoring affair…

Dirk Nowitzki Addresses His Lingering Achilles Injury

Dirk Nowitzki Addresses His Lingering Achilles Injury

  On the court, Saturday night’s 107-82 win over the Chicago Bulls was a season-high in terms of good vibes for the Mavericks.  Off the court, the pre and post game feelings weren’t as positive.   About forty five minutes before tip-off, Mavs.com beat writer Earl K. Sneed shared on Twitter that Dirk Nowitzki would address…

This Mavericks Season Can Still Be Salvaged, But Not in the Way You Think

This Mavericks Season Can Still Be Salvaged, But Not in the Way You Think

  2016 has been one of the most insane years in recent memory.  From the tragic death of Harambe to the insanity of the Presidential Election, this terrible start to the season for the Mavericks has just fit the theme of this dark year.   Pretty much since when it was announced that Dirk Nowitzki would…

Mavs Aim To Snap Losing Skid Against Defending Champs

Mavs Aim To Snap Losing Skid Against Defending Champs

  The Mavs have endured a rough start to their season, but things won’t get any easier tonight when Dallas (2-12) faces the defending NBA champions in Cleveland (11-2).   On the brink of facing one of the NBA’s highest-scoring offenses, Dallas will have to pass a tough road test in order to snap its…

Low Scoring Effort Has Dallas Searching For Answers

Low Scoring Effort Has Dallas Searching For Answers

  After losing three consecutive games by an average of 14 points, the Dallas Mavericks returned from a four-game road trip before falling to the Memphis Grizzlies, 80-64 on Friday from the American Airlines Center.   Game Summary:   The Mavs were without Dirk Nowitzki, Deron Williams, J.J. Barea and Devin Harris. Conversely, the Grizzlies…

Barnes, Barea lead Mavs to first win, 86-75 over Bucks

Barnes, Barea lead Mavs to first win, 86-75 over Bucks

  Though Dirk Nowitzki remains sidelined with a sore Achilles, there is small joy inside Dallas once again as the Mavericks are no longer winless after snapping their five-game losing skid in overtime against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday.   Playing without Nowitzki, Devin Harris and Deron Williams, the Mavs rallied behind a youthful cast…

Game Night: Mavs Aim To Snap Winless Streak At AAC

Game Night: Mavs Aim To Snap Winless Streak At AAC

  After dropping its first five games of the 2016-2017 season, the Dallas Mavericks will aim to record their first win of the season at 6 p.m. on Sunday from the American Airlines Center when they face the Milwaukee Bucks.     What to watch for:   Injuries on both sides will affect the outlook of…

Dirk Nowitzki Stands Alone After Departures of Legends

Dirk Nowitzki Stands Alone After Departures of Legends

  News came down Friday that future Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett was announcing his retirement after an illustrious 21 year career.   This comes roughly two months after another legendary big man called it quits after a close to two decade career.  Tim Duncan’s departure comes as a very bittersweet moment for Mavs fans….