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Free Agency 2015: Dallas Mavericks Best Case Scenario

Free Agency 2015: Dallas Mavericks Best Case Scenario

In a perfect world, Chandler Parsons fine dining with free agents Deandre Jordan and Wesley Matthews end up in a starting unit for the Mavericks comprised of all these names plus Dirk Nowitzki and then a new point guard. It won’t be Brandon Knight, and it very most likely won’t be Goran Dragic either. But…

Home Sweet Home: Why Dallas Makes Sense For LaMarcus Aldridge

Home Sweet Home: Why Dallas Makes Sense For LaMarcus Aldridge

  Free agency begins in less than two weeks.   Odds say the Dallas Mavericks expect yet another roster overhaul this summer. The goal remains luring an NBA star to Dallas as a means to provide franchise cornerstone Dirk Nowitzki a few more real opportunities at his second title. If this was baseball, Mark Cuban…

Dirk 2011 vs Lebron 2015: Who Did It Better?

Dirk 2011 vs Lebron 2015: Who Did It Better?

    Over the last couple of days, I’ve heard discussions about which playoff run was better. The Dallas Mavericks championship run in 2011, lead by Dirk Nowitzki, or the one we are watching unfold with LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers. So without getting all riled up and being so quick to say it…

OTD In Mavs History: Nowitzki Caps Epic Comeback

OTD In Mavs History: Nowitzki Caps Epic Comeback

  June 2, 2011 – Dallas Mavericks vs Miami Heat (Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Heat Lead 1-0)   The Dallas Mavericks trailed the Miami Heat 98-83 and were being completely manhandled through the first 1 3/4 games of the series. I remember watching the game with my wife, and I think she could…

Mavs Fanatic Mailbag: Let The Guessing Games Begin

Mavs Fanatic Mailbag: Let The Guessing Games Begin

      Where is all this great basketball that we are supposed to be seeing this time of year? Yeah, the Mavericks were eliminated just five games in, but there still plenty of big matchups on deck. Instead, we find ourselves with the Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets just one game away from elimination…

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…

Exit Interviews: This Season & Beyond

Exit Interviews: This Season & Beyond

    So, now what? Tonight would have been game 6 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs, but we were denied that opportunity when the Houston Rockets finished off our Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night. We are now left with so many questions. How was the season and what is in store for…

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…

Rajon “Playoff Rondo”: Version 2.0

Rajon “Playoff Rondo”: Version 2.0

    This isn’t what we asked for is it? It was December 18, 2014 when the Dallas Mavericks officially acquired Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics for Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson, a 2015 first-round draft pick and a future second-round pick. I remember finding out on Twitter at work. They had a…

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…