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Andrew Bogut expects the Mavs to trade him soon

Andrew Bogut expects the Mavs to trade him soon

Andrew Bogut’s days as a Dallas Maverick appear to be numbered and the Australian center knows it.   During a radio phone interview with Sky Sports, Bogut said he envisions his future with another basketball club, with the February 23 trade deadline quickly approaching.   “Thankfully, I’m a free agent here, so I only have a…

Relive the Top Five Mavs Moments of 2016

Relive the Top Five Mavs Moments of 2016

  Okay, so today is January 2nd and we’re just now getting to a cliche “best of 2016” list?  Give us a break!  It’s been busy!  The Mavs haven’t even played a game in 2017!  Just enjoy the list, MFFL’s.     2016 wasn’t the best year for the Dallas Mavericks.  They finished last season…

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…

Dirk Nowitzki: A Once in a Lifetime Experience

Dirk Nowitzki: A Once in a Lifetime Experience

  It’s been one hell of a week in NBA circles.  Players signing deals for dollar amounts that even the biggest stars in Hollywood might have trouble wrapping their minds around.  Front office members working phones and flying to meetings more than any Fortune 500 company executives could even fathom.  Twitter timelines exploding like the…

Should the Mavs Dread the “Max” Contract This Offseason?

Should the Mavs Dread the “Max” Contract This Offseason?

  Before the taste of the freshly sprayed champagne left the champion Cleveland Cavaliers mouths last Sunday night, the insanity of the NBA offseason had officially begun.  Countless rumors began to swirl and fill everyone’s Twitter feed.  It would hard to find another team with as many rumors surrounding them as the Dallas Mavericks.   Whether…

Rapid Fire: Mavs Eliminated by Thunder in Five Games

Rapid Fire: Mavs Eliminated by Thunder in Five Games

  And there it goes.   We can officially say goodbye to the 2015-2016 Dallas Mavericks season.   Following their 118-104 loss in game five Monday night, the Mavs can finally rid themselves of the overly physical Oklahoma City Thunder and this mentally grueling, injury plagued season.   Already without the likes of Chandler Parsons and…

Rapid Fire: Mavericks overmatched and overpowered in Game 3 blowout against Oklahoma City

Rapid Fire: Mavericks overmatched and overpowered in Game 3 blowout against Oklahoma City

  Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle told his players to forget about Dallas’ second-worst playoff loss in franchise history after Game 1.   He will need to tell his players the same thing after Game 3.   The Mavericks were humbled for the second time this series, this time courtesy of a 131-102 defeat…

Despite Struggles, Wesley Matthews Key to Mavs’ Success

Despite Struggles, Wesley Matthews Key to Mavs’ Success

    Sometimes it’s easy to forget the circumstances that surrounded Wesley Matthews signing with the Dallas Mavericks last summer.   Front office duo Mark Cuban and Donnie Nelson were courting Matthews and Clippers star DeAndre Jordan simultaneously with hopes of adding both to their Chandler Parsons/Dirk Nowitzki duo to form a loaded starting lineup to battle…

Why Game 2 showed the Mavericks can win this series against Oklahoma City

Why Game 2 showed the Mavericks can win this series against Oklahoma City

  Let’s get something out of the way. I’m a homer. I’m a Dallas Mavericks fan. Despite being on press row during games, I internally root for them, roll my eyes when a call doesn’t go their way and mutter obscenities under my breath after losses.    But I’m also a realist. Last week I…

This Is Why We Play: We Got A Series Now

This Is Why We Play: We Got A Series Now

    Confetti reigned down at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The Dallas Mavericks walked around in disbelief, some waiving their hands in the air in protest. Just 7 seconds earlier, the Mavericks led by 1, when Raymond Felton went to the free throw line. A 79% shooter and usually clutch at the line in these moments,…