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Should the Mavs Dread the “Max” Contract This Offseason?

Should the Mavs Dread the “Max” Contract This Offseason?

  Before the taste of the freshly sprayed champagne left the champion Cleveland Cavaliers mouths last Sunday night, the insanity of the NBA offseason had officially begun.  Countless rumors began to swirl and fill everyone’s Twitter feed.  It would hard to find another team with as many rumors surrounding them as the Dallas Mavericks.   Whether…

Could Dirk Nowitzki Leave the Mavs This Summer?

Could Dirk Nowitzki Leave the Mavs This Summer?

  18 seasons.  29, 280 points.  14 playoff appearances.  13-time All Star.  12 All-NBA Team selections.  2 NBA Finals appearances. 1 MVP award.  1 unforgettable playoff run resulting in the only championship in franchise history.   Dirk Nowitzki.  The basketball player who came to the NBA as a 20 year old shy, German boy and over the…

Game Night: Surprising Mavericks Welcome Reeling Rockets To Town

Game Night: Surprising Mavericks Welcome Reeling Rockets To Town

  Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports   Dallas, TX – The Dallas Mavericks (11-8) have had a couple of days rest as they get ready to take on the Houston Rockets (8-11) tonight at the American Airlines Center. The Mavericks were able to pull out a late come-from-behind victory on Tuesday night, when they stormed back…

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: 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…

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…

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…