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Wrap Up: Mavs Fall In Overtime; Will Face Spurs In Round 1

Wrap Up: Mavs Fall In Overtime; Will Face Spurs In Round 1

For the Dallas Mavericks and the Memphis Grizzlies, the playoffs started a game earlier than the rest of the NBA. Both teams came into the final regular season tied at 49-32.  The winner gets the seventh seed in the playoffs; which means avoiding the San Antonio Spurs in round one of the playoffs. Unfortunately for…

MGN: Dallas Visits Memphis with Implications on the Line

MGN: Dallas Visits Memphis with Implications on the Line

The battle for seventh place and not having to play the San Antonio Spurs will be decided tonight. The Dallas Mavericks take on the Memphis Grizzlies, each at 49-32. Neither team wants to face the Spurs and a matchup with either the Oklahoma City Thunder or the Los Angeles Clippers are both more favorable. The…

Mavs Need Win To Avoid Nightmare Matchup With Spurs

Mavs Need Win To Avoid Nightmare Matchup With Spurs

The term “fighting for your playoff lives” takes on a new perspective tonight in Memphis, Tennessee. The Dallas Mavericks will face the Memphis Grizzlies in what seems like a must-win game. The teams each sit at 49-32 and have secured a playoff spot in the Western Conference thanks to both teams defeating the Phoenix Suns…

A Waiting Game For the Mavericks

A Waiting Game For the Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks were the only NBA team to have played 81 games when Saturday night concluded. A playoff berth was clinched, but the seeding remains undetermined. What we do know is that after the loss by Golden State in Portland and a Memphis win in Los Angeles, the Mavericks can land anywhere from 6th…

Mavs’ Final Four – A Year’s Difference

Mavs’ Final Four – A Year’s Difference

Last year on April 10th, a Los Angeles Lakers‘ 113-106 victory in Portland eliminated the Dallas Mavericks from playoff contention for the first time in 12 seasons. The Mavericks ended the 2012-2013 season 41-41. It’s actually quite remarkable they even did that well. Dirk Nowitzki missed 29 games for a team built around an overload…

Mavs Jump From 9th To 7th On Off Night…Again

Mavs Jump From 9th To 7th On Off Night…Again

Here’s a quick recap of the events Wednesday that helped the Dallas Mavericks. After losing to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night, the Mavericks started Wednesday morning in ninth place in the Western Conference. Dallas would once again rely heavily on scoreboard watching to see how things would unfold for them. Just as it…

Center Focus: Dalembert’s Minutes

Center Focus: Dalembert’s Minutes

The Dallas Mavericks play yet another “BIG” game tonight. It’ll be on the road in Los Angeles after concluding the franchise’s record 8-game home stand with a meager 4-4 record. Before we delve into the fourth and final meeting with the Los Angeles Clippers, let’s focus on Dallas’ starting center Samuel Dalembert. Mavs’ owner Mark…

The Wild West Playoff Race

The Wild West Playoff Race

As this is being written, the Dallas Mavericks, Memphis Grizzlies and Phoenix Suns all have identical records in the standings. All three teams are sitting at 44-30 in the Western Conference. Due to tie-breakers, the Mavericks are the seventh seed in the conference while Memphis is the eighth. Phoenix finds themselves currently out of the…

Game Night: Mavs Take Recent Success On The Road To Memphis

Game Night: Mavs Take Recent Success On The Road To Memphis

Mavs, Grizzlies, tango for 3rd time this season with possible playoffs on the line. The Game at Hand: The Mavericks were finally able to pull out consecutive wins for the first time in over half a month, beating a very talented, but slumping Cleveland Cavaliers team on Monday. The team finished their 4 game home…

Wrap Up: Nowitzki Returns And Leads Mavericks To Victory

Wrap Up: Nowitzki Returns And Leads Mavericks To Victory

The Dallas Mavericks (15-10) continued their dominance at the American Airlines Center Wednesday night as they took care of the Memphis Grizzlies (10-15) 105-91. With the win, the Mavs are now 11-2 on home court this season. How it went down: Memphis came into the AAC depleted with injuries.  Marc Gasol was out with a…