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OTD In Mavs History: Crowned NBA Champions

OTD In Mavs History: Crowned NBA Champions

    The Dallas Mavericks entered the American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL in their usual attire for a closeout game – all black. It was time to close the book on this incredible playoff run, and do it at the expense of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat. You…

Dirk 2011 vs Lebron 2015: Who Did It Better?

Dirk 2011 vs Lebron 2015: Who Did It Better?

    Over the last couple of days, I’ve heard discussions about which playoff run was better. The Dallas Mavericks championship run in 2011, lead by Dirk Nowitzki, or the one we are watching unfold with LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers. So without getting all riled up and being so quick to say it…

OTD In Mavs History: Dallas Puts Miami On Brink Of Elimination

OTD In Mavs History: Dallas Puts Miami On Brink Of Elimination

  Following his heroic effort in Game 4, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade thought it would be a good idea to poke fun at the 7-foot German superstar. Dirk Nowitzki, despite having a fever of up to 102 degrees, willed his team to victory and evened the series.   Then this happened.     Playful…

OTD In Mavs History: Nowitzki Caps Epic Comeback

OTD In Mavs History: Nowitzki Caps Epic Comeback

  June 2, 2011 – Dallas Mavericks vs Miami Heat (Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Heat Lead 1-0)   The Dallas Mavericks trailed the Miami Heat 98-83 and were being completely manhandled through the first 1 3/4 games of the series. I remember watching the game with my wife, and I think she could…

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…

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….

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,…

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…

Free Agent Tracker: Trevor Ariza A Viable Option?

Free Agent Tracker: Trevor Ariza A Viable Option?

With the Free Agency period getting closer, and the Mavs having plenty of financial flexibility, the speculation begins.  The Mavs have seemingly been a candidate for just about every big free agent rumored so far.  As we have seen in the past Plan A does not always come through and it is important to have…

Luol Deng: Are the Mavericks a Perfect Match?

Luol Deng: Are the Mavericks a Perfect Match?

For Luol Deng, the past couple of years have been a non-stop roller coaster ride with more downs than ups, and he is finally starting to see the end in sight. Last season, he dealt with a nagging Achilles injury, and was traded from the Chicago Bulls to the Cleveland Cavaliers.   According to reports,…