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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…

Position Grades – Power Forward

Position Grades – Power Forward

Power forward has been the Dallas Mavericks longstanding position of strength because of one man – Dirk Nowitzki. The NBA game at the position has been forever changed by Dirk and he continued to defy odds at age 35, turning in one of his most efficient seasons to date. The position was rather thin in…

Position Grades – Shooting Guards

Position Grades – Shooting Guards

In our next segment of 2013-2014 Dallas Mavericks position grades, we will be taking a look at the shooting guard play throughout the year. The Mavericks three shooting guards were Ricky Ledo, Wayne Ellington, and Monta Ellis. While Ellington filled in from time to time off the bench, this position was held down by Ellis, who…