Tag Archives: Rick Carlisle

Powell or McGee: The Battle For Playing Time

Powell or McGee: The Battle For Playing Time

  Dwight Powell or JaVale McGee?   In December of 2014 the Dallas Mavericks made a trade with the Boston Celtics to acquire Rajon Rondo in what was supposed to be a blockbuster move. I’m sure I don’t need to explain how that panned out.   The trade wasn’t a total bust; the Mavericks also…

Game Night: Mavericks Host Dwayne Wade & The Heat

Game Night: Mavericks Host Dwayne Wade & The Heat

    Dallas, TX – The Dallas Mavericks (28-23) will try to find a way to get back in the win column tonight when they host the Miami Heat (27-22). The Mavericks laid a dud on Monday night in Atlanta, shooting just 36% from the field and 27% from beyond the arc in their 112-97…

Rapid Fire: Hawks Soar Past Mavericks, Lose Williams To Hip Contusion

Rapid Fire: Hawks Soar Past Mavericks, Lose Williams To Hip Contusion

    The back court woes that plagued the Atlanta Hawks Sunday night didn’t stick around Monday night as the Dallas Mavericks invaded Phillips Arena and slammed into a “brick” wall.    Sunday night, Jeff Teague and Dennis Schröder combined for 7 of their 23 shot attempts, and Kyle Korver struggled heavily shooting 0 for…

Mavericks Battle Hard, Fall To Warriors 127-107

Mavericks Battle Hard, Fall To Warriors 127-107

  For two and a half quarters on Wednesday night, the shorthanded Dallas Mavericks kept it close against the NBA best Golden State Warriors. But seven third quarter threes and a season-high 45 points from Warriors guard Klay Thompson doomed the Mavericks (26-22) in a 127-107 loss.   Dallas got as close as one point early…

Has Chandler Parsons Finally Emerged?

Has Chandler Parsons Finally Emerged?

    When the Dallas Mavericks inked their contract with restricted free agent Chandler Parsons back in the summer of 2014, not many knew what kind of ceiling he had.  He was drafted in the second round and was no more than a third or arguably fourth fiddle on a contending Houston Rockets team.  He…

Four Years Ago Today: Mavericks Receive Championship Rings

Four Years Ago Today: Mavericks Receive Championship Rings

Photo: twitter.com/DallasMavs Four years ago today. But let’s be honest, the way the past few seasons of Dallas Mavericks basketball have gone– from the Lamar Odom trade debacle to Eddy Curry starting a Season Opener to Dwight Howard to DeAndre Jordan back to another major trade fail in Rajon Rondo— it really feels like it’s…

Parsons Leads Mavericks Past Timberwolves in OT

Parsons Leads Mavericks Past Timberwolves in OT

  No Dirk Nowitzki? No problem.   Sort of.   The Dallas Mavericks erased a 10 point deficit with less than six minutes remaining to force overtime and eventually got the win 106-94 on Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Mavericks (25-19) outscored the Timberwolves (13-31) 17-5 in the final five minutes, led by…

Turning The Corner: What To Expect From Chandler Parsons?

Turning The Corner: What To Expect From Chandler Parsons?

    It hasn’t been smooth sailing for Chandler Parsons this season, but things are trending upward as of late. Following off-season knee surgery, Parsons was doubtful to even play early on in the season. Despite seeing action in just the third game of the season, Rick Carlisle and the Mavericks organization had him on…

Rest Up: Seeing The Bigger Picture

Rest Up: Seeing The Bigger Picture

    Several years ago, the San Antonio Spurs played a game in Miami that caused quite the uproar. It was a Thursday night and it was a nationally televised game. It was a marquee match-up in which Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobli would be facing LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh….

Mavericks Can’t Overcome Slow Start in 96-95 Loss To Bucks

Mavericks Can’t Overcome Slow Start in 96-95 Loss To Bucks

    Despite trailing by as much as 17 points in the first half on Friday night against the Milwaukee Bucks, the Dallas Mavericks clawed back into the game and took the lead with under 30 seconds to play.   But an errant pass from forward Dirk Nowitzki led to a fast break layup by…