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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…

Chandler Parsons, The Wait Is Over

Chandler Parsons, The Wait Is Over

Each year around this time, the NBA goes into a frenzy as marquee players are offered contracts by teams from all over. Every year, a group of elite players are wined and dined in hopes that they will wind up in their city. Because there are only a few of these superstar players each year,…

Chandler Parsons Signs Mavericks’ Offer Sheet

Chandler Parsons Signs Mavericks’ Offer Sheet

The Dallas Mavericks are done waiting. Carmelo Anthony didn’t happen and LeBron James appear ready to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers. Enter Chandler Parsons. All along it appeared Dallas favored the 25-year-old Houston Rockets restricted free agent. Parsons is 25, 6’10” and a talented wing on the cusp of entering his prime. Parsons inked and sent…

Carmelo Anthony Meeting With Mavericks Set

Carmelo Anthony Meeting With Mavericks Set

Free agency is on the horizon and ready to launch come 12:01 a.m. ET Tuesday morning. Carmelo Anthony holds the throne as the market’s top realistic option to change cities. LeBron James could surprise people by leaving South Beach, but odds are he stays put. Anthony has at least set dates for meetings with his…

Dallas’ Role in the Carmelo Drama

Dallas’ Role in the Carmelo Drama

Madison Square Garden – it’s February 24, 2014 and the Dallas Mavericks are tied at 108 with the New York Knicks, with only 10.6 seconds left in the game. Vince Carter inbounds the ball from the left sideline to Jose Calderon, who quickly feeds the ball to Dirk Nowizki at the top of the key….

Wrap Up: Mavs Comeback, Nowitzki’s Huge Night Fall Short

Wrap Up: Mavs Comeback, Nowitzki’s Huge Night Fall Short

The Dallas Mavericks (26-21) finished their season series with the Houston Rockets (31-17) on Wednesday night. The Mavs, playing the second-game of a four-game home stand, were unable to win the season series as they lost 117-115. How it went down: When the season is over, this could be a game that is looked at…