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Game Night: Mavericks Look To Make Statement Against Thunder

Game Night: Mavericks Look To Make Statement Against Thunder

    The last time the Dallas Mavericks (25-19) and Oklahoma City Thunder (32-12) met, things got heated and the Thunder took advantage of a depleted Mavericks roster coming off an overtime loss the night before with a merciless 108-89 beatdown in OKC.   With Dirk Nowitzki questionable for tonight’s game, after some sudden swelling…

Rapid Fire: Shorthanded Mavericks Get Tangled Up With Thunder In Loss

Rapid Fire: Shorthanded Mavericks Get Tangled Up With Thunder In Loss

    The Dallas Mavericks (22-18) headed to Chesapeake Energy Arena to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder (28-12) after a heartbreaking loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers at the American Airlines Center. It was a game that went right down to the wire. How close was the game you ask? The two teams needed overtime…

Game Night: Mavericks Begin Three-Game Road Stretch In Oklahoma City

Game Night: Mavericks Begin Three-Game Road Stretch In Oklahoma City

    There is only one good thing about back-to-back games in the NBA and that’s getting the horrible taste out of your mouth from the night before.    Tuesday night the Dallas Mavericks (22-17) started a four-game stretch that many reporters are calling murderers-row with a gut-punching overtime loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-107. …

Dallas Mavericks Look To Make Statement During Tough Stretch

Dallas Mavericks Look To Make Statement During Tough Stretch

    After this week’s games, the Dallas Mavericks will pass the official halfway point in their regular season. It has been an exciting first half of the season for this team with difficult stretches such as opening the season with three straight road games, a stretch where they played ten of thirteen games on…

Preview: Mavericks Head to Memphis for First Game of Back-to-Back

Preview: Mavericks Head to Memphis for First Game of Back-to-Back

    Coming off a 117-114 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder (8-6) on Sunday night to end their six-game winning streak, the Dallas Mavericks (9-5) now head to the FedEx Forum to face the Memphis Grizzlies (7-7). This will be the first game of a tough back-to-back on the road for the Mavs, before…

What To Expect: Dirk Nowitzki

What To Expect: Dirk Nowitzki

  Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports   “The Dagger.” “The Big German.” “Swish.”   Dirk Nowitzki has been called a lot of things over his 17 year tenure with the Dallas Mavericks. This will be the first year he is called something new. Old.   It’s time to face facts. Dirk is battling Father Time, and…

Game Night: Mavs Hope To Silence The Thunder

Game Night: Mavs Hope To Silence The Thunder

  The Dallas Mavericks, coming off losses against the San Antonio Spurs and Indiana Pacers, will look to get back to their winning ways on Wednesday night when they take on the Oklahoma City Thunder. This game will be a matchup of teams with injuries to star players, with Dallas having lost Monta Ellis to…

Morning Coffee Break: Mavs Stumble Out of All-Star Break

Morning Coffee Break: Mavs Stumble Out of All-Star Break

    Now that the NBA All-Star Weekend ended, the Dallas Mavericks‘ push for a top Western Conference seed began Thursday night with a much anticipated match-up against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Unfortunately, the Mavericks couldn’t get the job done, falling on the road 104-89. With the win, the Thunder move in to a tie for…

Wrap Up: Mavs Triumph Over Thunder in OT

Wrap Up: Mavs Triumph Over Thunder in OT

The Dallas Mavericks (43-29) end the night with a much needed win, defeating the West’s second best Oklahoma City Thunder (52-19) 128-119 in overtime. The victory puts the Mavs just a half game above the Phoenix Suns for the eighth and final playoff spot. How it went down: The moment the game tipped, both teams…

Mavs Game Night: Dallas Plays Host to Oklahoma City

Mavs Game Night: Dallas Plays Host to Oklahoma City

The Dallas Mavericks (42-29) have four games left in their 8-game home stand, looking forward to the intra-conference matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder (52-18). The Game At Hand: Dallas has performed somewhat sluggish as of late, winning only five of nine games since the All-Star Break. Sunday night is a prime example of the…