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Cuban Takes High Road, Issues Apology To Morey & Rockets

Cuban Takes High Road, Issues Apology To Morey & Rockets

    It takes a real man to admit when he was wrong. Down 3-1, the Houston Rockets looked like they had no business taking the floor with the Los Angeles Clippers. Three games later, including an 18-point come from behind victory, and the Rockets are now advancing to the Western Conference Finals to face…

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…

R1G5 Recap: Mavericks Fade In Game 5, Season Over

R1G5 Recap: Mavericks Fade In Game 5, Season Over

    It was a problem that plagued the Dallas Mavericks all season long, and in the end, it led to their downfall. Facing elimination to the Houston Rockets, the Mavericks gave up 11 offensive rebounds which led to 21 second-chance points. In the end, it led to a 103-94 victory for the Rockets.  …

R1G5: Mavs Play For Another Day

R1G5: Mavs Play For Another Day

  Game 5 of the dramatic Texas Tussle between budding rivals Dallas and Houston continues tonight. With a phenomenal offensive performance in Game 4, the Mavs travel back to Houston looking to carry that momentum while once again facing elimination. As the old saying goes for these elimination games: It’s WIN OR GO HOME.   The…

R1G4 Recap: Mavericks Take Away Broom, Force Game 5

R1G4 Recap: Mavericks Take Away Broom, Force Game 5

    Dallas, TX— 110 teams have been in the 0-3 hole the Dallas Mavericks found themselves in on Sunday evening. None of them ever came back to win the series. Dallas, however, wasn’t trying to make history this night, but started by holding off a broom like elimination, beating the Houston Rockets 121-109.   Head…

R1G3: Is All Hope Lost For Our Mavs?

R1G3: Is All Hope Lost For Our Mavs?

    Not one week ago I was sitting at my computer in my cozy dorm room up here at UNT, writing about how the Mavericks ended the season on a high note, and were going into the playoffs playing their best basketball. Oh how things can change in a week.   Since the regular…

R1G2 Recap: Mavs, Along With Hopes Diminish In Game 2 Loss

R1G2 Recap: Mavs, Along With Hopes Diminish In Game 2 Loss

    What could you realistically expect from a team, without their 3rd leading scorer, and best bench player, against the 2 seed in the Western Conference on their home floor? For the first 3 quarters and 1 minute, the Mavs seemingly had hope to steal game two on the road and head back to…

R1G1: It’s Time, Mavs Start in Houston

R1G1: It’s Time, Mavs Start in Houston

  HOUSTON, TX — The Western Conference First Round series between the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks kicks off tonight. Several headliners among the Texas rivals will be background chatter as both squads are focused and ready start the postseason with a victory.   Dallas and Houston have met twice before in the playoffs, the…

Who Has The Advantage In This Texas Sized Duel?

Who Has The Advantage In This Texas Sized Duel?

  The time has come Mavs Nation! Last night, the Dallas Mavericks (50-32) snagged their 50th win in an impressive showing against the 4th seed, Portland Trailblazers (51-31). The San Antonio Spurs needed a victory over the New Orleans Pelicans last night to claim the 2nd seed, but failed to do so, allowing James Harden…