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Wrap Up: Rondo Leads Mavs to Win Over Lakers

Wrap Up: Rondo Leads Mavs to Win Over Lakers

  MFFLs can breathe a sigh of relief as the Mavs snap a two-game losing streak with a 102-98 win against the Los Angeles Lakers.   With Lakers’ head coach Byron Scott forcing Kobe Bryant to miss his third straight game; you’d think the Mavs would run away with this game. That’s definitely not the…

Game Night: Mavs Look to End Slide, Host Lakers

Game Night: Mavs Look to End Slide, Host Lakers

  The Dallas Mavericks look to end a two-game losing streak when they host the Los Angeles Lakers tonight at the American Airlines Center.   The Game at Hand:   Dallas may contribute to the lack of star power tonight with both Dirk Nowitzki and Monta Ellis questionable with illness. Kobe Bryant (sore Achilles) said…

Monta Ellis: Numbers Don’t Lie

Monta Ellis: Numbers Don’t Lie

The Dallas Mavericks didn’t readily chase Monta Ellis last summer in free agency, but by some miraculous circumstances signed the highly talented but disgruntled shooting guard with a gunner, low-efficiency reputation to a 3-year, $25 million contract.   Ellis found himself with a winning organization in Dallas and his love for basketball reignited. The Mavericks…

Mavericks Edge Raptors in Clash of Top-Two Offenses

Mavericks Edge Raptors in Clash of Top-Two Offenses

    It didn’t start the way the Dallas Mavericks (12-5) wanted, but it ended perfectly as they beat the Toronto Raptors (13-3) 106-102. After falling behind by 10 to start the game, Dallas went on a 20-5 run led by Chandler Parsons. The Mavericks would never relinquish the lead after that, however, it was…

Mavericks Welcome Kobe Bryant, Lakers to Town

Mavericks Welcome Kobe Bryant, Lakers to Town

    The Dallas Mavericks (9-3) will play game one of a back-to-back Friday night as they host the Los Angeles Lakers (3-9). The only other back-to-back games the Mavs have played this year were against the Portland Trailblazers and the Utah Jazz on the road. Dallas won the first game but lost the second….

Dirty Talk: Nowitzki Checks in with Jim Rome

Dirty Talk: Nowitzki Checks in with Jim Rome

The Dallas Mavericks’ franchise player took time this Valentine’s Day to join Jim Rome’s radio show ‘The Jungle’ and dish out his high quality commentary. Dirk Nowitzki has previously appeared on Rome’s television program, but never his radio show and both were very thrilled to have each other’s company today. Rome kicked it off asking…

Mavs Game Night: Looking To Get Back On Track

Mavs Game Night: Looking To Get Back On Track

The Dallas Mavericks (19-15) are in their final game of a three-game home stand taking on the Los Angeles Lakers (14-20). The Game At Hand: The Mavs have been performing dismally as of late, winning only one of three games to start the 2014 year. Dallas faced the New York Knicks on Sunday night, losing…

Wrap Up: Deep Mavericks Squad Storms Past Lakers

Wrap Up: Deep Mavericks Squad Storms Past Lakers

The Dallas Mavericks took full advantage of a Kobe Bryant-less team on Tuesday night as they dismantled the Lakers 123-104. It was the first of four games in five nights for the Mavericks. A blowout win was just what they needed as they were able to rest guys. Monta Ellis is the only Maverick to…

Game Night: Lakers vs Mavericks

Game Night: Lakers vs Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks (2-1) continued their winning streak at home defeating the Memphis Grizzlies (2-2) 111-99 Saturday night. In a game the Mavs dominated throughout, it was Shawn Marion and his 21 points and 14 rebounds performance that sealed the victory. The Game At Hand: Looking to keep their winning streak at home in tact,…

Games To Mark Down On That Calendar

Games To Mark Down On That Calendar

Okay, I know we are 83 days away from the Mavs embarking on the 2013-2014 season, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get our big games marked on the schedule. Here’s a look at our top games for the upcoming season. vs. Atlanta Hawks, Oct. 30: This will be our first look at the new look Mavericks…