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Golden State too Much for Mavericks in Saturday Matinee

Golden State too Much for Mavericks in Saturday Matinee

  It’s hard to describe the first quarter of the Dallas Mavericks game with the Golden State Warriors with anything other than the adjective ugly. Dallas was outscored 39–18 in the quarter. The Mavs shot 31.6% to 65.2% by the Warriors. Golden State was also 5–9 from beyond the arc; Dallas was 1–4.   This…

Gameday: Mavs, Warriors Ready For Heavily Guarded Matchup

Gameday: Mavs, Warriors Ready For Heavily Guarded Matchup

  It’s an early afternoon tipoff, as the Dallas Mavericks defend their home court against the hottest team in the NBA, the Golden State Warriors.   The Warriors travel to Dallas with the clear much-deserving best record in the NBA. Despite hiring a first-year head coach in Steve Kerr, Golden State’s team chemistry has been…

Mavs Game Day: Tough Week Starts With Grizz

Mavs Game Day: Tough Week Starts With Grizz

    MEMPHIS, TN – Tonight, the Dallas Mavericks (16-6) will take on the Memphis Grizzlies (16-4), giving the Mavericks yet another chance to show they can compete with the West’s elite contenders. The Mavericks, if they were in the Eastern Conference, would sit a half game out of first place, but as it stands right now, they are locked…

Monta Ellis: Numbers Don’t Lie

Monta Ellis: Numbers Don’t Lie

The Dallas Mavericks didn’t readily chase Monta Ellis last summer in free agency, but by some miraculous circumstances signed the highly talented but disgruntled shooting guard with a gunner, low-efficiency reputation to a 3-year, $25 million contract.   Ellis found himself with a winning organization in Dallas and his love for basketball reignited. The Mavericks…

Wrap Up: Monta, Mavs Outlast Bulls in Double OT

Wrap Up: Monta, Mavs Outlast Bulls in Double OT

  WHAT A GAME!   What felt like an average contest between two contenders, worked its way into one of the early season’s best games.   One overtime wasn’t enough so they played a pair of them and the action was jam packed! Monta Ellis eclipsed his previous Mavericks’ high in points (37) with 38…

Game Night: Mavs Roll Into Windy City, Face Bulls

Game Night: Mavs Roll Into Windy City, Face Bulls

    CHICAGO, IL — Tonight, the Dallas Mavericks (13-5) will take on the Chicago Bulls (11-6) in their 3rd game of this current 4 game home stand. The Mavericks have won three straight and the first two of the trip, but will take on a Bulls team that is starting to really round out it’s…

Game Night: Mavs Welcome Pacers To Town

Game Night: Mavs Welcome Pacers To Town

  The Dallas Mavericks (10-4) failed to produce on the offensive end Saturday night in Houston, but managed to find a way to grab a 5-point lead, following a jumper by Monta Ellis with 1:22 remaining. They couldn’t hold on, and dropped their fourth game of the season 95-92. They now turn their attention to…

Mavericks Welcome Kobe Bryant, Lakers to Town

Mavericks Welcome Kobe Bryant, Lakers to Town

    The Dallas Mavericks (9-3) will play game one of a back-to-back Friday night as they host the Los Angeles Lakers (3-9). The only other back-to-back games the Mavs have played this year were against the Portland Trailblazers and the Utah Jazz on the road. Dallas won the first game but lost the second….

The Numbers Game: Mavericks Cruise Through Week 3

The Numbers Game: Mavericks Cruise Through Week 3

      Week 3 Rankings (previous rankings in parenthesis)   After three weeks of hoops, one thing is clear: These Mavericks Can Light Up The Scoreboard. However, as you will read here, many analysts question the Mavericks ability on the defensive end of the floor, something that seems to be holding a lot of these…