Tag Archives: Phoenix Suns

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…

Center Focus: Dalembert’s Minutes

Center Focus: Dalembert’s Minutes

The Dallas Mavericks play yet another “BIG” game tonight. It’ll be on the road in Los Angeles after concluding the franchise’s record 8-game home stand with a meager 4-4 record. Before we delve into the fourth and final meeting with the Los Angeles Clippers, let’s focus on Dallas’ starting center Samuel Dalembert. Mavs’ owner Mark…

The Wild West Playoff Race

The Wild West Playoff Race

As this is being written, the Dallas Mavericks, Memphis Grizzlies and Phoenix Suns all have identical records in the standings. All three teams are sitting at 44-30 in the Western Conference. Due to tie-breakers, the Mavericks are the seventh seed in the conference while Memphis is the eighth. Phoenix finds themselves currently out of the…

Wrap Up: Mavs Survive Suns Late Rally

Wrap Up: Mavs Survive Suns Late Rally

Two days after the Dallas Mavericks (24-17) blew a 17-point lead to the LA Clippers, they returned to Arizona to play the Phoenix Suns (22-17). This is the same location where Dallas got beat by 15 last month. This time, though, the outcome would be different thanks to an unlikely source. How It Went Down:…