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Mavs Beat Spurs on Happy Rondo Day

Mavs Beat Spurs on Happy Rondo Day

    DALLAS, TX- It was Rajon Rondo Day at the American Airlines Center as the Dallas Mavericks played host to the San Antonio Spurs at the American Airlines Center in the highly anticipated debut of newly acquired point guard Rajon Rondo. The Spurs played tonight’s game without the services of Tim Duncan (rest), Manu…

Mavs Game Day: Rajon Rondo Era Starts Tonight

Mavs Game Day: Rajon Rondo Era Starts Tonight

  It’s been about three days now since the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Detroit Pistons on the second night of a back-to-back. In that span of time leading towards tonight’s game against rival San Antonio, how things have changed.   STORY OF THE NIGHT   Rajon Rondo is a Maverick.   Dallas arguably had the…

Rondo to the Mavs: Is This Real Life?

Rondo to the Mavs: Is This Real Life?

    Late last night, news broke via Yahoo! Sports and Marc Stein that the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks were involved in “substantive” discussions surrounding a trade for impending free agent points guard Rajon Rondo. Rondo (8.3 PPG, 7.5 RPG, 10.8 APG) has long been the center trade speculation since the Celtics broke up…

Golden State too Much for Mavericks in Saturday Matinee

Golden State too Much for Mavericks in Saturday Matinee

  It’s hard to describe the first quarter of the Dallas Mavericks game with the Golden State Warriors with anything other than the adjective ugly. Dallas was outscored 39–18 in the quarter. The Mavs shot 31.6% to 65.2% by the Warriors. Golden State was also 5–9 from beyond the arc; Dallas was 1–4.   This…

Gameday: Mavs, Warriors Ready For Heavily Guarded Matchup

Gameday: Mavs, Warriors Ready For Heavily Guarded Matchup

  It’s an early afternoon tipoff, as the Dallas Mavericks defend their home court against the hottest team in the NBA, the Golden State Warriors.   The Warriors travel to Dallas with the clear much-deserving best record in the NBA. Despite hiring a first-year head coach in Steve Kerr, Golden State’s team chemistry has been…

Mavericks Fall in Memphis, Despite Chandler Parsons Effort

Mavericks Fall in Memphis, Despite Chandler Parsons Effort

  Four of the five Mavericks (16-7) starters shot a combined 11 for 38 Tuesday night. The Grizzlies (17-4) outscored Dallas 36-17 in the third quarter. Memphis outscored Dallas 52-26 in the paint. Add it all together and you have a 114-105 loss for the Dallas Mavericks.   Chandler Parsons scored 30 for the Mavs…

What to Expect from Raymond Felton This Season

What to Expect from Raymond Felton This Season

    After serving a four-game suspension, due to a guily plea in gun related charges, Raymond Felton is finally ready to step back onto the basketball court. The nine-year veteran out of the University of North Carolina is expected to make his debut in the Mavs backcourt tonight, his first game since being traded with Tyson…

Game Night: Two Western Conference Contenders Collide In Portland

Game Night: Two Western Conference Contenders Collide In Portland

    The Dallas Mavericks (3-1) begin the first of a two-game road trip tonight to take on the Portland Trailblazers (2-2). The Mavs come into this game as the media-proclaimed “hottest offensive team in the NBA”, producing over 65+ points in the first half in three consecutive games.   Mavs Projected Starters PG: Jameer…

Game Night: Mavs Aim For 3-1 Start

Game Night: Mavs Aim For 3-1 Start

  The first week of the NBA Season came to a close yesterday, and the Dallas Mavericks(2-1) have already made an impression. They fell short in San Antonio on opening night in a game that found the Mavericks one Chandler Parsons three pointer from taking down the defending champions. They quickly let that loss go in…

Mavs Reloaded: Championship Resemblance?

Mavs Reloaded: Championship Resemblance?

The Dallas Mavericks are wrapping up what looks to be their best offseason since hoisting the Larry O’Brien Trophy in 2011. We all remember how that offseason began; the Mavs utilized the well-known DUST (Dampier’s Ultimate Sign Trade) Chip for Tyson Chandler. The Mavs were hoping to somehow flip the DUST Chip for cap space…