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OTD In Mavs History: Crowned NBA Champions

OTD In Mavs History: Crowned NBA Champions

    The Dallas Mavericks entered the American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL in their usual attire for a closeout game – all black. It was time to close the book on this incredible playoff run, and do it at the expense of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat. You…

Dirk 2011 vs Lebron 2015: Who Did It Better?

Dirk 2011 vs Lebron 2015: Who Did It Better?

    Over the last couple of days, I’ve heard discussions about which playoff run was better. The Dallas Mavericks championship run in 2011, lead by Dirk Nowitzki, or the one we are watching unfold with LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers. So without getting all riled up and being so quick to say it…

OTD In Mavs History: Dallas Puts Miami On Brink Of Elimination

OTD In Mavs History: Dallas Puts Miami On Brink Of Elimination

  Following his heroic effort in Game 4, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade thought it would be a good idea to poke fun at the 7-foot German superstar. Dirk Nowitzki, despite having a fever of up to 102 degrees, willed his team to victory and evened the series.   Then this happened.     Playful…

OTD In Mavs History: Nowitzki Caps Epic Comeback

OTD In Mavs History: Nowitzki Caps Epic Comeback

  June 2, 2011 – Dallas Mavericks vs Miami Heat (Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Heat Lead 1-0)   The Dallas Mavericks trailed the Miami Heat 98-83 and were being completely manhandled through the first 1 3/4 games of the series. I remember watching the game with my wife, and I think she could…

Mascots Turned Cartoon: The Maverick

Mascots Turned Cartoon: The Maverick

Despite all of the talk about DeAndre Jordan or LaMarcus Aldridge coming to the Mavericks, or Tyson Chandler staying put, I’m sure all of the MFFL’s out there could use a little pick me up heading into a weekend without Mavs playoff basketball.   It’s a good thing Baboon Creation had the same thought. They…

Mavs Fanatic Mailbag: Let The Guessing Games Begin

Mavs Fanatic Mailbag: Let The Guessing Games Begin

      Where is all this great basketball that we are supposed to be seeing this time of year? Yeah, the Mavericks were eliminated just five games in, but there still plenty of big matchups on deck. Instead, we find ourselves with the Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets just one game away from elimination…

Marc Gasol To Dallas? Mavericks Are All In

Marc Gasol To Dallas? Mavericks Are All In

    Could the Big German be paired up with a new ally from Spain? It’s being reported by FoxSports.com that the Dallas Mavericks plan to offer Memphis Grizzlies free agent big man, Marc Gasol, a max contract offer.   According to ESPN’s Michael Wallace, Dallas is unsurprisingly one of four teams (Memphis not included)…

The Mystery Question: Too Much Monta?

The Mystery Question: Too Much Monta?

    It has not often been questioned around the league whether a team should bring back their leading scorer. The Mavs, entering the offseason with a plethora of options, and cap space, have to ask themselves this question: Do we resign Monta, and if so, at what price? I take a look at the…

Cuban Takes High Road, Issues Apology To Morey & Rockets

Cuban Takes High Road, Issues Apology To Morey & Rockets

    It takes a real man to admit when he was wrong. Down 3-1, the Houston Rockets looked like they had no business taking the floor with the Los Angeles Clippers. Three games later, including an 18-point come from behind victory, and the Rockets are now advancing to the Western Conference Finals to face…