Tag Archives: Rick Carlisle

Roundtable: Who Wins the 8-seed, Sacrificing Draft Position, and Potential Mavs Jersey Retirements

Roundtable: Who Wins the 8-seed, Sacrificing Draft Position, and Potential Mavs Jersey Retirements

  The Dallas Mavericks 2016-2017 season has only 13 games remaining. With the playoffs still being a possibility, we rounded up some of our staff writers to see how they think the race for the 8-seed will turn out. They also give their takes on the Mavs sacrificing draft position by “going for it,” as…

The First Noel: Mavs Look To Tame Grizzlies, New Face Among Starters

The First Noel: Mavs Look To Tame Grizzlies, New Face Among Starters

  Despite falling against Atlanta in its last appearance, Dallas looks to rebound tonight in a southwest divisional showdown against the Memphis Grizzlies tonight at 7:30 p.m. from the American Airlines Center.     Prior to the loss, the Mavs logged victories against a surging Miami Heat team and the new-look New Orleans Pelicans bolstered…

Mavs Trying to Avoid First Losing Season in 17 Years

Mavs Trying to Avoid First Losing Season in 17 Years

  All-Star Weekend has come and gone, the NBA trade deadline is later this week (Thursday at 2:00 p.m. CT), and there are only 26 games remaining for the Dallas Mavericks to avoid their first losing season since 1999-2000. With a current record of 22-34, the Mavs definitely have their work cut out for them….

Streaking Mavs shoot for third straight victory

Streaking Mavs shoot for third straight victory

  After registering back-to-back wins against the Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs, the Dallas Mavericks look to continue their winning ways tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers at 7:30 p.m. from the American Airlines Center.   The surging Mavs have secured victories in four of their last five contests. Despite falling to Oklahoma City last…

Dirk Nowitzki Addresses His Lingering Achilles Injury

Dirk Nowitzki Addresses His Lingering Achilles Injury

  On the court, Saturday night’s 107-82 win over the Chicago Bulls was a season-high in terms of good vibes for the Mavericks.  Off the court, the pre and post game feelings weren’t as positive.   About forty five minutes before tip-off, Mavs.com beat writer Earl K. Sneed shared on Twitter that Dirk Nowitzki would address…

This Mavericks Season Can Still Be Salvaged, But Not in the Way You Think

This Mavericks Season Can Still Be Salvaged, But Not in the Way You Think

  2016 has been one of the most insane years in recent memory.  From the tragic death of Harambe to the insanity of the Presidential Election, this terrible start to the season for the Mavericks has just fit the theme of this dark year.   Pretty much since when it was announced that Dirk Nowitzki would…

Dallas Mavericks 2016-2017 Schedule Breakdown

Dallas Mavericks 2016-2017 Schedule Breakdown

  MFFL’s and NBA fans got their early Christmas presents Thursday when the NBA released its 2016-2017 schedule. No more wondering when and where the Mavs will begin their season.  No more sleepless nights pondering when Dallas will get their first crack at taking down the”Splash Family.”  All the answers are here.   Here’s a month-by-month breakdown…

Who Made the Grade? 2015-2016 Dallas Mavericks Report Card

Who Made the Grade? 2015-2016 Dallas Mavericks Report Card

  When the Mavs fell to the Thunder on Monday night, it officially ended their season and began their long summer vacation.  It was an up and down year for Dallas; injuries to key players and the occasional big win that would give you hope for this team.  It’s all over now and it’s time…

Rapid Fire: Mavs Eliminated by Thunder in Five Games

Rapid Fire: Mavs Eliminated by Thunder in Five Games

  And there it goes.   We can officially say goodbye to the 2015-2016 Dallas Mavericks season.   Following their 118-104 loss in game five Monday night, the Mavs can finally rid themselves of the overly physical Oklahoma City Thunder and this mentally grueling, injury plagued season.   Already without the likes of Chandler Parsons and…