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Could Dirk Nowitzki Leave the Mavs This Summer?

Could Dirk Nowitzki Leave the Mavs This Summer?

  18 seasons.  29, 280 points.  14 playoff appearances.  13-time All Star.  12 All-NBA Team selections.  2 NBA Finals appearances. 1 MVP award.  1 unforgettable playoff run resulting in the only championship in franchise history.   Dirk Nowitzki.  The basketball player who came to the NBA as a 20 year old shy, German boy and over the…

Game Night: Mavericks Head To Oracle To Take On Warriors

Game Night: Mavericks Head To Oracle To Take On Warriors

    Oakland, CA – Welp, last night didn’t go as planned. With the team having to take on the Golden State Warriors (41-4) on the tail end of a back to back, they needed to make quick and easy work of the Kobe-less Los Angeles Lakers last night. That didn’t happen. The Dallas Mavericks…

Game Night: Mavericks Take On Kobe Bryant & Co.

Game Night: Mavericks Take On Kobe Bryant & Co.

    Los Angeles, CA – On the tail end of a two game losing streak, the Dallas Mavericks will need to find a way to take down the Los Angeles Lakers. I sat down last night ready to take in the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors showdown. These two teams were a…

Game Night: Dallas Mavericks Look To Build On Momentum

Game Night: Dallas Mavericks Look To Build On Momentum

  Jayne Kamin – USA Today Sports   Dallas, TX – The Dallas Mavericks (4-4) take on the woeful Los Angeles Lakers (1-7) tonight at the American Airlines Center. After a huge win against the Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday the Mavericks will look to keep that moment going.   What to Watch For The Dallas…

Age Is Just A Number: Nowitzki Helps Mavericks Take Down Lakers

Age Is Just A Number: Nowitzki Helps Mavericks Take Down Lakers

  Andrew D. Bernsetein (Getty Images)   If you had the Mavericks entire starting five healthy by game number 3, raise your hand.   The full strength Mavs squad rolled over the Lakers Sunday night, riding a hot start to a 103-93 victory over the Lakers. They were led by a vintage Dirk Nowitzki performance,…

Game Night: Mavs Travel to the Palace in Auburn Hills

Game Night: Mavs Travel to the Palace in Auburn Hills

    Detroit, MI—It’s the second night of a back-to-back for the Dallas Mavericks (18-8) as they travel to the Palace in Auburn Hills to face the Detroit Pistons (5-20). The Mavs come into tonight’s game on a one-game win streak after defeating the New York Knicks 108-87 last night, behind 16 points from Dirk…

Dirk’s Act Of Humility, Generosity And Loyalty

Dirk’s Act Of Humility, Generosity And Loyalty

While the big story around the NBA this offseason has been centered on the “Chosen One” deciding to “come home,” a more humble story was developing for the player who never left. 12-time NBA-All Star Dirk Nowitzki officially signed off on a $25 million deal to remain with the Dallas Mavericks for the next three…

Where Will Greg Monroe Play Next Season?

Where Will Greg Monroe Play Next Season?

Stan Van Gundy now coaches and runs basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons. Simply put, Van Gundy now has a lot of control and says in Detroit basketball matters. The Pistons were a mess this year, having plenty of talent but absolutely no chemistry. In comments after the season, Pistons forward Greg Monroe stated there was a…

Dirk & Nash: What Could Have Been?

Dirk & Nash: What Could Have Been?

This morning, Bill Simmons & Grantland released episode 4 of the “The Finish Line”, documenting the up and down season for Steve Nash in Los Angeles, and his battle to get back on the court. The Dallas Mavericks were in town, and as they typically do, Dirk Nowitzki and Nash got together. Nowitzki, Nash, and…

MGN: Mavs Look To Improve Position in Western Conference Playoff Race

MGN: Mavs Look To Improve Position in Western Conference Playoff Race

The Dallas Mavericks (45-31) must be feeling great coming off a road victory to the Los Angeles Clippers and closing at the end of the game.  They now take on the really bad, I mean really bad, Los Angeles Lakers (25-50).  To make matters worse for the Lakers on top of all the injuries they…