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Rebuild Would Be No Guarantee of Success for Mavs

Rebuild Would Be No Guarantee of Success for Mavs

  When it looked like franchise legend Dirk Nowitzki could potentially leave in free agency earlier this month, many Mavs fans were calling for the cliche “rebuild” of the Dallas Mavericks.   Let Dirk go.  Purposely be terrible for a few years in order to obtain high draft picks so that the Mavs could have…

Mark Cuban Shark Tank Free Agency Survival Kit

Mark Cuban Shark Tank Free Agency Survival Kit

    We’re going to be straight with you. We have no idea what’s about to happen.  The NBA’s Salary Cap (Yeah, it’s a proper noun now) is about to hit Trump-Level-Stupid heights.  Experts like Larry Coon, author of the invaluable Salary Cap FAQ, estimate that the Cap will land at around $94,000,000.00 (written in…

Who Made the Grade? 2015-2016 Dallas Mavericks Report Card

Who Made the Grade? 2015-2016 Dallas Mavericks Report Card

  When the Mavs fell to the Thunder on Monday night, it officially ended their season and began their long summer vacation.  It was an up and down year for Dallas; injuries to key players and the occasional big win that would give you hope for this team.  It’s all over now and it’s time…

Despite Struggles, Wesley Matthews Key to Mavs’ Success

Despite Struggles, Wesley Matthews Key to Mavs’ Success

    Sometimes it’s easy to forget the circumstances that surrounded Wesley Matthews signing with the Dallas Mavericks last summer.   Front office duo Mark Cuban and Donnie Nelson were courting Matthews and Clippers star DeAndre Jordan simultaneously with hopes of adding both to their Chandler Parsons/Dirk Nowitzki duo to form a loaded starting lineup to battle…

Dirk Nowitzki To Opt Out? No Chance

Dirk Nowitzki To Opt Out? No Chance

    Dirk Nowitzki, forward of the Dallas Mavericks, joined the Ben and Skin Show on 105.3 The Fan yesterday to talk some hoops. A few comments caught the attention of MFFL’s everywhere:   Question: If Mavs had to rebuild again in an offseason, would you consider going somewhere else to pursue a ring?  …

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…

A Look To The Future For Mavericks: Not So Bright…

A Look To The Future For Mavericks: Not So Bright…

  After a three game losing streak that included the debacle in Denver Sunday night and the annihilation at the hands of the Clippers one night later, this roller coaster ride of a Mavericks season has officially sent many level-headed fans into a state of anger and frustration not reached since before the Dirk Nowitzki-era.   With…

Four Years Ago Today: Mavericks Receive Championship Rings

Four Years Ago Today: Mavericks Receive Championship Rings

Photo: twitter.com/DallasMavs Four years ago today. But let’s be honest, the way the past few seasons of Dallas Mavericks basketball have gone– from the Lamar Odom trade debacle to Eddy Curry starting a Season Opener to Dwight Howard to DeAndre Jordan back to another major trade fail in Rajon Rondo— it really feels like it’s…