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2014-2015 Dallas Mavericks Season Preview

2014-2015 Dallas Mavericks Season Preview

  After a successful 2013-14 regular season that concluded with the Dallas Mavericks taking the eventual NBA champs, the San Antonio Spurs to seven games in the first round of the playoffs, the Mavs completely re-tooled nearly half their roster this offseason.   Gone are starters Jose Calderon and Shawn Marion, and Samuel Dalembert along…

Mavs Schedule Release: 5 Must See Match-Ups

Mavs Schedule Release: 5 Must See Match-Ups

The Dallas Mavericks are coming off a bitter-sweet season. It was a season in which they finally made it back to the postseason after sitting out the year before. However, they got beat in the first round in seven games against the San Antonio Spurs. They did manage to take the eventual NBA champions further…

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…

Mavs Game Plan Shows Promise, Needs Revisions

Mavs Game Plan Shows Promise, Needs Revisions

The Mavericks 2013-2014 season came to a conclusion Sunday afternoon in San Antonio, and while it may not have been the type of performance we were expecting, we should still remember that many didn’t have them even getting this far. The Mavericks now head into a summer that will prove to be plenty busy for…

Wrap Up: After 4 Forgettable Quarters, Mavs Season Ends

Wrap Up: After 4 Forgettable Quarters, Mavs Season Ends

In two and a half hours, the Dallas Mavericks season came to a screeching halt Sunday afternoon. The amazing playoff ride they had found themselves in was over practically before the game began. Dallas briefly held a two-point lead at the beginning of the game and that was all she wrote as San Antonio cruised…

Seven Heaven: Mavs Prepared to Pull Off Upset?

Seven Heaven: Mavs Prepared to Pull Off Upset?

After Game 6 on Friday night, you could sense a feeling of satisfaction by the Dallas Mavericks’ players, but not a sense of fulfillment. Nobody gave the Mavericks any chance in this series, nor believed they could do anything with a chance against the San Antonio Spurs. Remember the feeling of despair that clouded the…

Wrap Up: Mavs Come Through, Force Game 7

Wrap Up: Mavs Come Through, Force Game 7

Mavs Win!!! Mavs Win!!! Mavs Win!!! Dallas needed a win to stave off elimination and force a decisive game 7 on Sunday in San Antonio. After a poor showing on Wednesday in Game 5, Dallas showed up in full force Friday night as they defeated the Spurs 113-111. How It Went Down: It’s no secret…

Game 6 Preview: Mavs Ready to Extend Series

Game 6 Preview: Mavs Ready to Extend Series

In a must win tonight, the Dallas Mavericks take on the San Antonio Spurs for Game 6 in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. Coming off a very poor defensive effort in a game where big man Dejuan Blair was suspended the Mavs must turn it on if they want a Game 7….

Backs Against the Wall; Mavs Continue to Fight

Backs Against the Wall; Mavs Continue to Fight

Game 6 is less than 12 hours away for the Dallas Mavericks and the question remains: “Can Dirk Nowtizki and company stave off elimination and force a decisive Game 7 on Sunday?” This is the burning question that every MFFL wants to know. This is the question that we so anxiously await the answer. At…

Examining Pick ‘n Roll Defense Prior to Game 6

Examining Pick ‘n Roll Defense Prior to Game 6

Last night’s Game 5 was a true test for the Dallas Mavericks in the Mavs-Spurs series. Maybe it’s me being the biased MFFL that I am, I truly thought that the Mavs could pull out a win in Game 5 in San Antonio. Game 6 on Friday night is simply the dreaded “win or go…