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Mavs Outmatched in Houston, Fall to Rockets 109-87

Mavs Outmatched in Houston, Fall to Rockets 109-87

  Getty Images On the second night of a back-to-back, the Dallas Mavericks went into Toyota Center looking for a win against their I-45 rivals, the Houston Rockets. However, being fatigued and undermanned turned into the Mavs getting blown out on the road 109-87. As expected going into the season, Mike D’Antoni has the Rockets offense…

Dallas Mavericks 2016-2017 Schedule Breakdown

Dallas Mavericks 2016-2017 Schedule Breakdown

  MFFL’s and NBA fans got their early Christmas presents Thursday when the NBA released its 2016-2017 schedule. No more wondering when and where the Mavs will begin their season.  No more sleepless nights pondering when Dallas will get their first crack at taking down the”Splash Family.”  All the answers are here.   Here’s a month-by-month breakdown…

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…