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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…

Dirk’s Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game Recap: Fun, Fans and Bad Baseball

Dirk’s Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game Recap: Fun, Fans and Bad Baseball

Last night, Dirk Nowitzki hosted his 3rd Annual Celebrity Baseball Game at the Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco. In front of a sellout crowd of nearly 9,200, Dirk’s White Soxs prevailed over the Blues Sox 17-16. The night was filled with several big name celebrities and athletes; including Tony Romo, Michael Young, Dez Bryant, Jason…

Should Mavericks Take Chance On Stephenson?

Should Mavericks Take Chance On Stephenson?

When the Eastern Conference Finals tipped off a couple of weeks ago, Lance Stephenson took it upon himself to try and become the kryptonite to the super hero, LeBron James. He would relentlessly harass James throughout the series, and even go so far as to blow in his ear. While his plan ultimately fell short…

Historic Title Run: A Look Back

Historic Title Run: A Look Back

The 2014 NBA Finals are all set with the San Antonio Spurs facing off against the Miami Heat. This time of year is a little bitter-sweet for me as a Mavericks’ fan. It’s bitter because I want Dallas to be competing for a championship and they’re not. It’s sweet, though, cause it’ll always reminds me…

Dallas’ Role in the Carmelo Drama

Dallas’ Role in the Carmelo Drama

Madison Square Garden – it’s February 24, 2014 and the Dallas Mavericks are tied at 108 with the New York Knicks, with only 10.6 seconds left in the game. Vince Carter inbounds the ball from the left sideline to Jose Calderon, who quickly feeds the ball to Dirk Nowizki at the top of the key….

Just A Thought: Dallas’ Case for Kevin Love

Just A Thought: Dallas’ Case for Kevin Love

Kevin Love – a name synonymous around the NBA with rebounding. Love, who has averaged 12.2 rebounds for his career and had three years with at least 13 rebounds per game is much more than just a rebounder though. Love has averaged 19.2 points per game over his six-year career. Let’s forget about the career…

Could Gortat Be Marcin From Washington to Dallas?

Could Gortat Be Marcin From Washington to Dallas?

Spurned by Otis. Otis Smith that is; a name that will live in infamy among the Mavs faithful for his role as the then General Manager for the Orlando Magic who helped ruined the Mavericks’ free agency plans to sign coveted free agent big man Marcin Gortat. Smith shocked Mavs Nation in the summer of…

Position Grades – Center

Position Grades – Center

While the NBA postseason continues, the Dallas Mavericks will be spending majority of the offseason making transactions to make Dirk and company a title-contending team. Looking at the roster, the center position needs improvement for the 2014-2015 season. The first stat that pops out instantly to me is that Dallas ranks second in the league in…