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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…

Wrap Up: Dirk, Wright Lead Mavs Past Lakers

Wrap Up: Dirk, Wright Lead Mavs Past Lakers

The Dallas Mavericks (46-31), coming off a great win against the LA Clippers on Thursday night, desperately needed to keep the momentum going forward against the LA Lakers (25-51) on Friday night. The Lakers kept it close in the beginning but the Mavs were able to secure the 107-95 victory and the season sweep of…

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…

Wrap Up: Nowitzki Leads Balanced Attack Over Lakers

Wrap Up: Nowitzki Leads Balanced Attack Over Lakers

The Dallas Mavericks (20-15) desperately needed a win on Tuesday night against the visiting Los Angeles Lakers (14-21). The Mavs, losers of their last four home games, were trying to avoid their first three-game losing streak of the season. The Mavs did just that too as they defeated the Lakers 110-97. How it went down:…

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…

Mavs Game Night: Memphis at Dallas

Mavs Game Night: Memphis at Dallas

The Dallas Mavericks(14-10) have had 3 days off to take in their commanding victory over Milwaukee Saturday night, despite not having Dirk Nowitzki or Rick Carlisle in tow. “I felt a lot better during the day Saturday, but it really hit me Friday night,” Nowitzki said. “Friday, I was struggling to keep fluids in, so…