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Mavs Back at Home to Face the Suns

Mavs Back at Home to Face the Suns

    DALLAS, TX–After a successful 4-0 road trip, the Dallas Mavericks (15-5) come home Friday night to face the Phoenix Suns (11-8). Evenwith Dirk Nowitzki sitting out the second night of both back-to-back games, Dallas was able to come out on top. A lot of this was due to the play of Monta Ellis. Besides…

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…

MGN: Mavs Host Suns in Battle for Playoffs

MGN: Mavs Host Suns in Battle for Playoffs

In the biggest game of the year to date the Dallas Mavericks (48-32) take on the Phoenix Suns (47-32) trying to keep their grip on the 7th seed in the West. The Suns are on the second night of a two-game set where last night they blew a 21-point lead to the San Antonio Spurs without…

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…