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A Blueprint For Success?

A Blueprint For Success?

    In the 1998 NBA Draft, the Dallas Mavericks found a way to snag Dirk Nowitzki in a trade with the Milwaukee Bucks. They paired up the lengthy German with Steve Nash and Michael Finley.  They went only 19-31 in a strike shortened season, and failed to make the playoffs the following year, going…

Mavericks Fall Flat on Their Face to Open Homestand

Mavericks Fall Flat on Their Face to Open Homestand

  It’s a stretch of games in which the entire Dallas Mavericks‘ team has labeled as critical. A five-game home stand which includes the Los Angeles Clippers, Oklahoma City Thunder and the Memphis Grizzlies started with a thud against the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday night. The 127-94 beat down could possibly be the worst defeat of…

Mavs Look to Bounce Back Against Davis, Pelicans

Mavs Look to Bounce Back Against Davis, Pelicans

  DALLAS, TX—Get your popcorn ready! It’s the Dallas Mavericks (16-7) against the New Orleans Pelicans (10-10) at the American Airlines Center tonight at 7:00 PM on ESPN. (Note: First 5,000 get a Tyson Chandler bobblehead) Last night, our beloved Mavs lost to the Memphis Grizzlies 114-105, falling to 6-4 in their past 10 games….

Mavs Schedule Release: 5 Must See Match-Ups

Mavs Schedule Release: 5 Must See Match-Ups

The Dallas Mavericks are coming off a bitter-sweet season. It was a season in which they finally made it back to the postseason after sitting out the year before. However, they got beat in the first round in seven games against the San Antonio Spurs. They did manage to take the eventual NBA champions further…

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,…

Free Agent Forecast: Small Forwards

Free Agent Forecast: Small Forwards

Free Agency is quickly approaching and the Mavs’ front office has some crucial decisions to make this summer. Possibly the most important hole in the Mavericks’ roster is at the Small Forward position. 15-year veteran Shawn Marion has reported that he wants to sign with a title-contender in the final years of his career. Also,…

Historic Title Run: A Look Back – Game 4

Historic Title Run: A Look Back – Game 4

Game 4: June 7, 2011 Dallas, Texas After winning home court advantage in the NBA Finals with a comeback win in Game 2, the Mavericks lost the advantage in Game 3 after losing by two points. Down 2-1 in the series, Dallas hoped game 4 would turn the series back in their favor. They would…

Historic Title Run: A Look Back – Game 3

Historic Title Run: A Look Back – Game 3

Game 3: June 5, 2011 Dallas, Texas After doing what they needed to do in Miami by stealing a game, the Dallas Mavericks returned home for three games, hoping to lock up their first championship. Of course this task wouldn’t be easy since they would have to win three in a row against the Miami…

Historic Title Run: A Look Back – Game 2

Historic Title Run: A Look Back – Game 2

The Dallas Mavericks were in need of a win in the worst way coming into Game 2 against the Miami Heat. Dallas had already lost the first game of the series and things didn’t bode well for a team, statistically, if they went down 0–2. A team that had won the first two games of the series had…

Should Mavericks Take Chance On Stephenson?

Should Mavericks Take Chance On Stephenson?

When the Eastern Conference Finals tipped off a couple of weeks ago, Lance Stephenson took it upon himself to try and become the kryptonite to the super hero, LeBron James. He would relentlessly harass James throughout the series, and even go so far as to blow in his ear. While his plan ultimately fell short…