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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…

Four Years Ago Today: Mavericks Receive Championship Rings

Four Years Ago Today: Mavericks Receive Championship Rings

Photo: twitter.com/DallasMavs Four years ago today. But let’s be honest, the way the past few seasons of Dallas Mavericks basketball have gone– from the Lamar Odom trade debacle to Eddy Curry starting a Season Opener to Dwight Howard to DeAndre Jordan back to another major trade fail in Rajon Rondo— it really feels like it’s…

Rajon Rondo: A Breach of Contract

Rajon Rondo: A Breach of Contract

    On the day of Rajon Rondo‘s first visit back to Dallas since his lackluster performance in the 1st round of the Playoffs last season, it seemed necessary to explain the differences in what went down with Rondo, as opposed to what happened with DeAndre Jordan.   Last season, the Dallas Mavericks were leading…

Game Night: Mavericks Hope To Salvage Home-Stand Against Suns

Game Night: Mavericks Hope To Salvage Home-Stand Against Suns

    After dropping its first two games of a three game home-stand, the Dallas Mavericks will look get back in the win column on Monday against the Phoenix Suns.   The Mavericks (13-11) have lost its last two games by a combined six points and dropped three straight at the American Airlines Center. Phoenix…

Wrap Up: Balanced Dallas Mavericks Attack Shines In Season Opener

Wrap Up: Balanced Dallas Mavericks Attack Shines In Season Opener

Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Mavericks (1-0) defeated the Phoenix Suns (0-1) 111-95. This was a fantastic team win with 8 Mavericks scoring in double digits. Raymond Felton was the leading scorer for both teams with 18 points, adding 6 assists and 4 rebounds. With the Suns being a potential threat for a playoff…

Game Night: Dallas Mavericks To Take On Tyson Chandler & Phoenix Suns

Game Night: Dallas Mavericks To Take On Tyson Chandler & Phoenix Suns

    Harry How/Getty Images     The day has come Mavericks fans. While I stayed up late watching the Stephen Curry show in Golden State, and watched LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers squad lose earlier in the night, the fact that the NBA was back didn’t hit me. That was, until this morning….

Rapid Fire: Mavericks Drop Game to Suns, Fall to 0-6 in Preseason.

Rapid Fire: Mavericks Drop Game to Suns, Fall to 0-6 in Preseason.

    Despite having as much as a 16 point first half lead, the Dallas Mavericks were not able to retain it, falling at home to the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night by a final score of 99-87.   This was Tyson Chandler’s first appearance at the American Airlines Center since his unceremonious departure from…

Preseason Game 6: Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks

Preseason Game 6: Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks

  Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports   “☀️✌️”     That was all Tyson Chandler had to say in regards to the crazy emoji filled day that occurred when DeAndre Jordan bailed on the Dallas Mavericks to rejoin his Los Angeles Clippers.  Just a week prior to July 8th, Chandler signed a four-year, $52 million…

A Blueprint For Success?

A Blueprint For Success?

    In the 1998 NBA Draft, the Dallas Mavericks found a way to snag Dirk Nowitzki in a trade with the Milwaukee Bucks. They paired up the lengthy German with Steve Nash and Michael Finley.  They went only 19-31 in a strike shortened season, and failed to make the playoffs the following year, going…

R1G5: Mavs Play For Another Day

R1G5: Mavs Play For Another Day

  Game 5 of the dramatic Texas Tussle between budding rivals Dallas and Houston continues tonight. With a phenomenal offensive performance in Game 4, the Mavs travel back to Houston looking to carry that momentum while once again facing elimination. As the old saying goes for these elimination games: It’s WIN OR GO HOME.   The…