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Feature of the Week: Mavs Roundtable (All-Star Edition)

Feature of the Week: Mavs Roundtable (All-Star Edition)

We have finally reached the All-Star break for the 2014-15 NBA season and the Dallas Mavericks (36-19) sit nicely as the fifth seed in the Western Conference, despite a rough ride to close the first two-thirds of the season. So just how would assess the Mavs performance through 55 games this season? We’ve reached out…

Game Night: Quick Turnaround Needed Tonight In Houston

Game Night: Quick Turnaround Needed Tonight In Houston

    Houston,TX—Not a whole lot went right for the Dallas Mavericks (30-16) last night in their match-up against Memphis, falling 109-90 on their home floor. The Mavericks couldn’t hit water from a boat last night, especially from long distance. The league’s second highest scoring team (107.5) was held in check throughout the evening, going…

Game Night: Let’s Go Streaking

Game Night: Let’s Go Streaking

  The two hottest teams in the NBA play tonight as the Dallas Mavericks (26-10) host the Detroit Pistons (11-23).  While their records and place in the standings are much different they are both on the longest current win streaks in the NBA at 6 games.   Projected Starters Mavs PG: Rajon Rondo 12.7 PPG, 8.2 APG, 5.8 RPG…

Wrap Up: Hawks Fly Out of Dallas with Win

Wrap Up: Hawks Fly Out of Dallas with Win

  The Atlanta Hawks are the real deal.   It’s rather easy to write off Eastern Conference competition outside of the Cleveland Cavaliers, but the Hawks have quietly done some damage in the league thus far.   While the Dallas Mavericks continue to work in newest addition Rajon Rondo, the team is experiencing issues with…

Game Night: New Look Mavs Host Streaking Hawks

Game Night: New Look Mavs Host Streaking Hawks

    Now 1-0 after acquiring Rajon Rondo, the Dallas Mavericks (20-8) take on the Atlanta Hawks (19-7). Both teams are coming off solid victories with the Atlanta Hawks defeating the Houston Rockets and Mavs defeating the San Antonio Spurs.  5 of their total 7 losses have come on the road this year while they…

Mavs Edged by Rockets in Budding Rivalry

Mavs Edged by Rockets in Budding Rivalry

  The highly anticipated Texas meeting between the Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets finally took place. Chandler Parsons made his return to Houston for the first time since trading the red for Mavs blue. Jason Terry played against the Mavs in a Rockets uniform, James Harden irritated Mavericks fans and yeah it was pretty much…

Dallas Mavericks Roll Into Houston Eyeing Seven-Game Winning Streak

Dallas Mavericks Roll Into Houston Eyeing Seven-Game Winning Streak

The Dallas Mavericks (10-3) enter their game against the Houston Rockets (9-3) tied with the Portland Trailblazers for the longest winning streak in the NBA right now at six games. The streak kept rolling as the Mavs thumped the LA Lakers on Friday night at home. Tonight, though, the Mavs face a tough Rockets team…

The Numbers Game: Mavericks Cruise Through Week 3

The Numbers Game: Mavericks Cruise Through Week 3

      Week 3 Rankings (previous rankings in parenthesis)   After three weeks of hoops, one thing is clear: These Mavericks Can Light Up The Scoreboard. However, as you will read here, many analysts question the Mavericks ability on the defensive end of the floor, something that seems to be holding a lot of these…

Game Night: Mavs Head Home Looking For Win #1

Game Night: Mavs Head Home Looking For Win #1

    The Dallas Mavericks (0-1) begin their second game of the regular season, facing the Utah Jazz (0-1) for their long-anticipated home opener. The Mavs fell short to the Spurs 101-100 on their rivals’ NBA Championship ring ceremony night. Meanwhile, the Jazz travel to Dallas after playing at home against the Houston Rockets last…

Dirk’s Act Of Humility, Generosity And Loyalty

Dirk’s Act Of Humility, Generosity And Loyalty

While the big story around the NBA this offseason has been centered on the “Chosen One” deciding to “come home,” a more humble story was developing for the player who never left. 12-time NBA-All Star Dirk Nowitzki officially signed off on a $25 million deal to remain with the Dallas Mavericks for the next three…