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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…

Free Agent Forecast: Centers

Free Agent Forecast: Centers

The center position in the NBA has now become one of the hardest positions to come by.  A good healthy, lane closing center will very rarely just be picked up in free agency. Unfortunately for the Mavs, as witnessed this past year, that is exactly what we need to play alongside Dirk. While there are opportunities…

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…

We Need The CBA To Save Us, Not Superman

We Need The CBA To Save Us, Not Superman

For a brief moment, during the Olympics and while looking into the eyes of the USA basketball team; I caught a glimpse of something special.  I saw those millionaire superstars putting money and contracts aside and playing hard for a cause.  Playing for their country and representing our brand of basketball against the world.  Then…

NBA Releases Schedule: 5 Games To Circle

NBA Releases Schedule: 5 Games To Circle

Perhaps not since the 2003-04 season when Mark Cuban brought in Antawn Jamison and Antoine Walker have the Dallas Mavericks been a bigger mystery than they are entering the 2012-13 season. With the roster now appearing to be finalized — barring any trades before the start of training camp in late September — the re-tooled Mavs now know who and when they’ll play…

Kobe Calls Out Gasol, Lakers On Brink

Kobe Calls Out Gasol, Lakers On Brink

There was plenty of blame to go around after the Los Angeles Lakers squandered a 13-point fourth quarter lead during their 103-100 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder Saturday night. Kobe Bryant hoped for more aggressiveness from the Lakers All-Star forward Pau Gasol. “Pau’s got to be more assertive,” Bryant said. “He’s the guy out there that we need. When he’s getting…

Lakers Supporting Cast Steps Up

Lakers Supporting Cast Steps Up

Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum put up their usual big numbers. Their supporting cast came up even bigger, sealing the Los Angeles Lakers‘ 92-88 victory over Denver on Sunday night that put the Nuggets on the brink of elimination. Bryant had 22 points and Bynum added 19 to help the Lakers overcome a six-point halftime deficit and take a…