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Dirk may be in the tail-end of his incredible NBA career, but that doesn't mean he's given up his will to win
The Dallas Mavericks, just two years removed from a NBA Finals win, have not had the most successful of seasons.
Injuries have plagued the team in a turnover that has many new faces on it that were not there just a few years ago. Many Mavs have been deeply affected by the injury bug, with a lot missing significant amounts of games.
But maybe the most important guy on Dallas' roster to be out for a good part of the year is none other than future Hall-of-Famer Dirk Nowitzki, who has made the long trek back from knee surgery to play in 48 of the Mavs' 77 games.
Having your best player play in just over 62 percent of your games in any season, disregarding any other circumstances, is never optimal for NBA teams, especially the Mavericks, who are in one of the Association's toughest divisions. And when that star is at the ripe ol...
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This isn’t the first time Dirk Nowitzki has aired his grievances about his surrounding cast in Dallas, and if the organization fails to improve in the off-season it won’t be the last.
Nowitzki, is about to complete his 15th season in the NBA, and realizes that he won’t be able to maintain his All-Star level production forever, so its important to him that the team is in...
DALLAS (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki was a baby-faced kid barely old enough to drink the last time the Dallas Mavericks missed the playoffs.
Now he's a bearded veteran who can't shave because he and others vowed not to until the team got back to .500.
Dallas still has a shot at a break-even record, but will be watching the playoffs for the first time since 2000.
“I have to go to the army.” — Dirk Nowitzki, age 18 Its the gift and the curse of living in the day and age where Youtube, camera phones and TMZ exist. Its a gift because we get to see so much, so fast by just stroking a few keys on the keyboard or just [...]The post The Day An 18-Year Old Dirk Nowitzki Gave Scottie Pippen 52 Points, As Told By Charles Barkley appeared first...
Will the Dallas Mavericks Finally Get to Shave?
It’s been a long time coming, and highly unlikely that anyone thought for a moment that when the ‘No Shaving’ pledge was made that it would take the team this long to actually get back to .500 again.
However, with the season winding down and just a few games left it looks like the Dallas Mavericks will be able...
With the New York Knicks securing the Atlantic Division for the first time since 1994, plenty of speculation has surfaced regarding their capability of winning a NBA Championship. Carmelo Anthony has once again placed himself in the Most Valuable Player discussion in the midst of the Knicks impressive 13-game winning streak. Carmelo actually missed the Knicks first win against the...
Mark Cuban told reporters that the Dallas Mavericks would consider drafting Brittney Griner with a second round pick in the upcoming draft. Many people have spoke out against this idea including, Geno Auriema and several analysts among the basketball hierarchy. Now as a fan I’d love if my team had a forward thinking owner like Cuban, plus you have to respect his passion for his...
Nikola Mirotic has drawn comparison to Dirk Nowitzki.
The Mavericks will miss the playoffs for the first time during a full season in which Mark Cuban has had ownership of the franchise.
Could Brittney Griner play in the NBA? That has been a debated topic since Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said last week that he would consider taking the former Baylor star in the NBA draft, or at least giving her a shot to try out for the roster.
Lisa Leslie is one of the best women’s basketball players of all time. Even though playing in the NBA was never a goal for her,...
It wasn't a special game. But it's a special Mavs Quoteboard from Phoenix 102, Dallas 91, what turns out to be the Mavs' playoff-race ouster night. We're in the locker room with Video Visits with Dirk, Carlisle, Vince Carter and Shawn Marion, who says, 'We lose as a team. We're all at fault.'
DALLAS (AP) -- P.J. Tucker scored 17 points, including two key baskets in the closing minutes, and the Phoenix Suns pushed the Dallas Mavericks to the brink of playoff elimination for the first time since 2000 with a 102-91 victory Wednesday night.
The Suns blew a 14-point lead in the second quarter and almost did it again in the fourth before hanging on to snap a 10-game losing...
While the odds are against them, the Dallas Mavericks are still alive in the Western Conference playoff race.
A matchup against the struggling Phoenix Suns should only help their chances.
The Mavericks go for a four-game season sweep and 11th consecutive home win over the Suns, who try to avoid an 11th straight loss Wednesday night.
Occupying 10th place in the West, Dallas (38...
Dallas Mavericks Out of the Playoffs for First Time This Millennium:
The only bad thing about a good run is that eventually it has to come to an end—like it did for the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday night.
It was not the plan to bring in a bunch of talented players on short term deals in hopes of creating a playoff team. The team did not want to play the first 27 games...