Tag Archives: Phoenix Suns

Morning Coffee: Mavs Edge, Eliminate Suns

Morning Coffee: Mavs Edge, Eliminate Suns

  DALLAS, TX — The Dallas Mavericks creep one game closer to the NBA’s second season as they defeat the now eliminated Phoenix Suns 107-104 at American Airlines Center.   Gerald Green came off the Phoenix bench to pace the Suns in the first half and carry a 4-point advantage at the break. Green would…

Morning Coffee Break: Mavs Stumble Out of All-Star Break

Morning Coffee Break: Mavs Stumble Out of All-Star Break

    Now that the NBA All-Star Weekend ended, the Dallas Mavericks‘ push for a top Western Conference seed began Thursday night with a much anticipated match-up against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Unfortunately, the Mavericks couldn’t get the job done, falling on the road 104-89. With the win, the Thunder move in to a tie for…

Wrap Up: Mavs Burned in the Desert

Wrap Up: Mavs Burned in the Desert

  A bounce back win was on the menu, but the cooks didn’t deliver.   After a 105-102 loss at home to the streaking Atlanta Hawks, the Mavs fell in Phoenix 124-115. The lack of defense continued to bury the Mavs in which they couldn’t dig themselves out of.   Dirk Nowitzki and Tyson Chandler…

Game Night: Mavs Look to Bounce Back Against the Suns

Game Night: Mavs Look to Bounce Back Against the Suns

  Phoenix, AZ — The Dallas Mavericks (20-9) look to bounce back after a disappointing home loss to the Atlanta Hawks last night.  Tonight they play the 9th seed in the west Phoenix Suns (15-14).   Projected Starters Mavs PG: Rajon Rondo 8.4 PPG, 10.7 APG, 7.3 RPG SG: Monta Ellis 21.1 PP,G 4.5 APG,…

Wrap Up: Monta Ellis’ Goes Buck Hunting

Wrap Up: Monta Ellis’ Goes Buck Hunting

  MILWAUKEE, WI – It was another late thriller for the Mavs as they improved to 15-5 on the season after defeating the Milwaukee Bucks 107-105 to complete the sweep of their four-game road trip.  The Mavs were playing on the second night of a back-to-back after beating the Chicago Bulls in a double overtime thriller…

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…

Shawn Marion: Never Forget The Matrix

Shawn Marion: Never Forget The Matrix

Continuity didn’t quite follow through in the Dallas Mavericks’ offseason. While Dirk Nowitzki and Devin Harris re-signed, the Mavs watched Vince Carter (Memphis), DeJuan Blair (Washington) and now likely Shawn Marion leave. Marion, speaking with Eddie Sefko of the Dallas Morning News: “It was memorable, baby,” Marion said. “It’s hard to say it wasn’t fun….

Dirk & Nash: What Could Have Been?

Dirk & Nash: What Could Have Been?

This morning, Bill Simmons & Grantland released episode 4 of the “The Finish Line”, documenting the up and down season for Steve Nash in Los Angeles, and his battle to get back on the court. The Dallas Mavericks were in town, and as they typically do, Dirk Nowitzki and Nash got together. Nowitzki, Nash, and…

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…

Wrap Up: Monta, Dirk Lead Mavs Back to the Playoffs

Wrap Up: Monta, Dirk Lead Mavs Back to the Playoffs

The Dallas Mavericks (49-32) showed a sure-fire determination to return to the postseason. With their backs against the wall at halftime, the Mavericks fought back to defeat the Phoenix Suns (47-33) in an all-so crucial battle for playoff hopes. Dallas’ victory punched a playoff berth after missing out last season for the first time in…