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Game Night: Mavs Head Home Looking For Win #1

Game Night: Mavs Head Home Looking For Win #1

    The Dallas Mavericks (0-1) begin their second game of the regular season, facing the Utah Jazz (0-1) for their long-anticipated home opener. The Mavs fell short to the Spurs 101-100 on their rivals’ NBA Championship ring ceremony night. Meanwhile, the Jazz travel to Dallas after playing at home against the Houston Rockets last…

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 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…

Optimism At An All Time High In Mavs Nation

Optimism At An All Time High In Mavs Nation

My, how things have changed. It was around this time last year when the Mavericks were once again left scratching their heads in disbelief, after failing to land yet another big name free agent. Dwight Howard had given the Mavericks the opportunity to woo him, but in the end, he chose to join forces with James…

Chandler Parsons, The Wait Is Over

Chandler Parsons, The Wait Is Over

Each year around this time, the NBA goes into a frenzy as marquee players are offered contracts by teams from all over. Every year, a group of elite players are wined and dined in hopes that they will wind up in their city. Because there are only a few of these superstar players each year,…

Carmelo Anthony: Free Agent Scouting Report

Carmelo Anthony: Free Agent Scouting Report

Strike One. Strike Two. Strike Thr… Let’s hold off on Strike Three for a moment and delve into Carmelo Anthony, the Dallas Mavericks’ most realistic ‘Big Fish’ option this time around. (LeBron isn’t happening) The Mavericks half-heartedly whiffed on Deron Williams in 2012, followed by watching Dwight Howard pick neighbor Houston last summer. Dallas enters…

Free Agent Forecast: Centers

Free Agent Forecast: Centers

The center position in the NBA has now become one of the hardest positions to come by.  A good healthy, lane closing center will very rarely just be picked up in free agency. Unfortunately for the Mavs, as witnessed this past year, that is exactly what we need to play alongside Dirk. While there are opportunities…

Mavs Fanatic Six Pack: Tyson Back In Big D: Good Move?

Mavs Fanatic Six Pack: Tyson Back In Big D: Good Move?

A rumor that started a little over a month ago turned into a reality much faster than any Mavs Fanatic could have imagined. Tyson Chandler is back in Dallas, and we can only hope that he can fill the void many believed was missing following the historic 2011 championship run. We gathered all of the…

Free Agent Tracker: Trevor Ariza A Viable Option?

Free Agent Tracker: Trevor Ariza A Viable Option?

With the Free Agency period getting closer, and the Mavs having plenty of financial flexibility, the speculation begins.  The Mavs have seemingly been a candidate for just about every big free agent rumored so far.  As we have seen in the past Plan A does not always come through and it is important to have…

Luol Deng: Are the Mavericks a Perfect Match?

Luol Deng: Are the Mavericks a Perfect Match?

For Luol Deng, the past couple of years have been a non-stop roller coaster ride with more downs than ups, and he is finally starting to see the end in sight. Last season, he dealt with a nagging Achilles injury, and was traded from the Chicago Bulls to the Cleveland Cavaliers.   According to reports,…