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Rebuild Would Be No Guarantee of Success for Mavs

Rebuild Would Be No Guarantee of Success for Mavs

  When it looked like franchise legend Dirk Nowitzki could potentially leave in free agency earlier this month, many Mavs fans were calling for the cliche “rebuild” of the Dallas Mavericks.   Let Dirk go.  Purposely be terrible for a few years in order to obtain high draft picks so that the Mavs could have…

Report: Dwyane Wade’s Reps Reach Out to Mavs

Report: Dwyane Wade’s Reps Reach Out to Mavs

  Close your eyes, Mavs fans.   Think of all the different players you’ve absolutely despised over the years of your fandom…  Who’s the one who still makes your blood boil?   Lamar Odom?  Come on, it might be best for MFFL’s to cut Lam-Lam some slack after how the last few years of his…

Rapid Fire: Mavericks drop season finale, blow 18-point lead against Spurs

Rapid Fire: Mavericks drop season finale, blow 18-point lead against Spurs

  Raymond Felton beat the buzzer not once, but twice in the first half of Dallas’ season finale against San Antonio.   The second quarter buzzer beater gave the Mavericks (42-40) an 18-point halftime lead.   It did not last long.    The Spurs (67-15) stormed back, erasing Dallas’ double digit lead minutes into the…

Game Night: Mavericks Host Spurs, Look To Move Up Standings

Game Night: Mavericks Host Spurs, Look To Move Up Standings

    Dallas, TX – While the top of the Western Conference standings are set in stone, the bottom half of the playoff picture is a toss up. The Dallas Mavericks (42-39) managed to clinch a playoff berth on Monday night with their 101-92 victory over the Utah Jazz, and have climbed into the 6th…

Game Night: Playoff Implications On The Line In Salt Lake City For Utah Jazz And Dallas Mavericks

Game Night: Playoff Implications On The Line In Salt Lake City For Utah Jazz And Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks needed to get hot when it mattered most and they did just that pulling six straight wins out of the magicians’ hat. Unfortunately, the winning streak came to an end Sunday afternoon against the Los Angeles Clippers. Needing just one win to clinch the playoffs or a Houston Rockets’ loss, neither of…

Rest Up: Seeing The Bigger Picture

Rest Up: Seeing The Bigger Picture

    Several years ago, the San Antonio Spurs played a game in Miami that caused quite the uproar. It was a Thursday night and it was a nationally televised game. It was a marquee match-up in which Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobli would be facing LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh….

Dallas Mavericks Look To Make Statement During Tough Stretch

Dallas Mavericks Look To Make Statement During Tough Stretch

    After this week’s games, the Dallas Mavericks will pass the official halfway point in their regular season. It has been an exciting first half of the season for this team with difficult stretches such as opening the season with three straight road games, a stretch where they played ten of thirteen games on…

Mavs Can’t Overcome Early Mistakes in Loss to Memphis

Mavs Can’t Overcome Early Mistakes in Loss to Memphis

  Getty Images   The Dallas Mavericks couldn’t overcome a plethora of mistakes Tuesday night as they fell to the Memphis Grizzlies 110-96. Dallas (9-6) had eight turnovers in the first 12 minutes of the game and only scored 17 points.    The problem was the Mavericks (9-6) didn’t score again until almost four minutes…

Game Night: Mavs Square Off With Pacers Without Monta

Game Night: Mavs Square Off With Pacers Without Monta

  The Dallas Mavericks fell to the San Antonio Spurs 97-76 Friday night. They dug themselves a huge hole early on, and cut it all the way down to a 58-54 deficit in the middle of the 3rd quarter. The Spurs would later go on a 12-2 run to put the game away for good. The blow…

Game Night: Mavs Look For Back To Back W’s Over Spurs

Game Night: Mavs Look For Back To Back W’s Over Spurs

Tonight, the Dallas Mavericks (45-27) have the opportunity win a 3-1 record season series against their in-state rival San Antonio Spurs (45-26). The Mavs earned a much-need 101-94 win at home versus San Antonio, led by a dominating 38-point performance from Monta Ellis.    What to Watch For:   “Too Much Monta” or “Too Little…