Tag Archives: Rick Carlisle

Value At 21: Mavs Need to Hit on Pick

Value At 21: Mavs Need to Hit on Pick

  The Dallas Mavericks will make a draft selection five weeks from today. At 21, there is value to be had and it’s time the Mavericks actually hit on a pick. It probably won’t be a home run this deep, but how about a solid double? It’s possible.   Josh Howard still reigns as the Mavericks best…

Cuban Takes High Road, Issues Apology To Morey & Rockets

Cuban Takes High Road, Issues Apology To Morey & Rockets

    It takes a real man to admit when he was wrong. Down 3-1, the Houston Rockets looked like they had no business taking the floor with the Los Angeles Clippers. Three games later, including an 18-point come from behind victory, and the Rockets are now advancing to the Western Conference Finals to face…

Rajon “Playoff Rondo”: Version 2.0

Rajon “Playoff Rondo”: Version 2.0

    This isn’t what we asked for is it? It was December 18, 2014 when the Dallas Mavericks officially acquired Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics for Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson, a 2015 first-round draft pick and a future second-round pick. I remember finding out on Twitter at work. They had a…

R1G1: It’s Time, Mavs Start in Houston

R1G1: It’s Time, Mavs Start in Houston

  HOUSTON, TX — The Western Conference First Round series between the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks kicks off tonight. Several headliners among the Texas rivals will be background chatter as both squads are focused and ready start the postseason with a victory.   Dallas and Houston have met twice before in the playoffs, the…

Who Has The Advantage In This Texas Sized Duel?

Who Has The Advantage In This Texas Sized Duel?

  The time has come Mavs Nation! Last night, the Dallas Mavericks (50-32) snagged their 50th win in an impressive showing against the 4th seed, Portland Trailblazers (51-31). The San Antonio Spurs needed a victory over the New Orleans Pelicans last night to claim the 2nd seed, but failed to do so, allowing James Harden…

Mavericks Fall Flat on Their Face to Open Homestand

Mavericks Fall Flat on Their Face to Open Homestand

  It’s a stretch of games in which the entire Dallas Mavericks‘ team has labeled as critical. A five-game home stand which includes the Los Angeles Clippers, Oklahoma City Thunder and the Memphis Grizzlies started with a thud against the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday night. The 127-94 beat down could possibly be the worst defeat of…

Game Day: Mavericks Seeking to Shine in South Beach

Game Day: Mavericks Seeking to Shine in South Beach

  Jerome Miron / USA Today Sports   MIAMI, FL — The Dallas Mavericks will be in Florida for a back-to-back set. They try to end a season-high four-game losing streak when they play the Miami Heat tonight. After a strong victory in Memphis, Dallas has been unable to win and get head coach Rick Carlisle…

Gameday: Mavs Start West Coast Trip in Los Angeles

Gameday: Mavs Start West Coast Trip in Los Angeles

  LOS ANGELES — This afternoon, the Dallas Mavericks (26-11) take on the Los Angeles Clippers (24-12) at 2:30 pm at STAPLES Center in California (TV: Fox Sports Southwest). The Mavs, who will play most games this month away from the American Airlines Center, kick off another 3-game road trip. Following a date with the Clippers, Dallas will travel…

Getting To Know The Other Carlisle….Dick Carlisle

Getting To Know The Other Carlisle….Dick Carlisle

When you’re guy like me who lives outside the Texas borders, Twitter is the best option to interact with MFFLs across the country. I’ve been fortunate enough to meet some cool Mavs fans since having a Twitter account during games. One particular fan that comes to mind is @DickCarlisle. If you have never heard of…

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…