Tag Archives: Rick Carlisle

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…

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…