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Game Night: Playoff Implications On The Line In Salt Lake City For Utah Jazz And Dallas Mavericks

Game Night: Playoff Implications On The Line In Salt Lake City For Utah Jazz And Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks needed to get hot when it mattered most and they did just that pulling six straight wins out of the magicians’ hat. Unfortunately, the winning streak came to an end Sunday afternoon against the Los Angeles Clippers. Needing just one win to clinch the playoffs or a Houston Rockets’ loss, neither of…

Game Night: Mavericks Set To Battle Rockets In Pivotal Matchup

Game Night: Mavericks Set To Battle Rockets In Pivotal Matchup

    Well, here we are. The Dallas Mavericks (39-38) managed to take care of business over the last week, taking four straight against opponents they not only should have beaten, but teams they needed to beat to prepare for the final stretch. That stretch starts tonight in Houston, as the Mavericks will take on…

Rapid Fire: Mavs Ride 3rd Quarter Surge Past Wolves

Rapid Fire: Mavs Ride 3rd Quarter Surge Past Wolves

  It’s funny how much can change in a week.   Last Sunday, the Mavs were annihilated by the Kings in Sacramento and fell to a season low three games under .500 at 35-38.  It was the low point for the season and things looked insanely bleak for Dallas’ playoff chances.   One week later,…

Rapid Fire: Rockets Blast Past Mavericks In The 4th Quarter

Rapid Fire: Rockets Blast Past Mavericks In The 4th Quarter

    Despite a season high 31 points from the suddenly surging Chandler Parsons, the Dallas Mavericks (25-21) fell to the Houston Rockets (24-22) 115-104 Sunday afternoon.   “It’s a difficult game,” Carlisle explained. “A lot of small ball, a lot of skilled playmakers, a lot of quickness, and they stress you in a lot…

Poor Defense Dooms Mavericks in 100-96 Loss.

Poor Defense Dooms Mavericks in 100-96 Loss.

  Coming off an overtime win in Portland on Tuesday night, the Mavericks returned home on Friday to square off with the Houston Rockets.   And despite erasing multiple double-digit deficits, Dallas (11-9) was unable to overcome Houston’s (9-11) perimeter shooting and was defeated 100-96.   Rocket’s guard James Harden led all scorers with 25…

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…

Quick Fire: Dallas Mavericks Drop Back End Of Doubleheader

Quick Fire: Dallas Mavericks Drop Back End Of Doubleheader

  Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports   For the second night in a row, the Dallas Mavericks took the floor without their big name players. Dirk Nowitzki sat out due to rest, while Chandler Parsons, Wes Matthews, Deron Williams, and JaVale McGee were nursing injuries. The Houston Rockets didn’t play Dwight Howard or Trevor Ariza,…

Preseason Game 2: Dallas Mavericks Travel Down I-45 To Face Rockets

Preseason Game 2: Dallas Mavericks Travel Down I-45 To Face Rockets

  James Nielsen – Houston Chronicle While plenty of fans and media have written the Dallas Mavericks off heading into the 2015-2016 season, last night was no indication of those lingering fears being a reality. Despite the result, the Mavericks can take a lot from last night’s loss to the Denver Nuggets. Playing without four…

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…