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Should we be getting a little antsy about the Mavericks?
They have, after all, dropped five of their last seven, looking pretty suspect in the process. Included in the setbacks are two by double digits (New York and Indiana), two at home (Minnesota and Golden State) and another against a team (Charlotte) that the Mavs had never lost to before in franchise history.
The only triumphs have come against a winless Washington and two-win Cleveland. That's not exactly a recipe for confidence in a squad that just two weeks ago surprised the league with a 4-1 start without Dirk Nowitzki.
Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle questioned the team's fight after the 20-point beating to the Pacers. After the overtime loss to Golden State on Monday, Dallas' skipper looked over the box score and zeroed in on a rebounding deficit of 19.
"Nobody's focusing on rebounds," Carlisle said of his players. "That's the whole game."
Losing the battle on the boards has been...
BEST OF MAXIM
DALLAS (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki says he is still about two weeks away from getting back on the court to start running and shooting. He's not sure how long after that it will be before he makes his season debut for the Dallas Mavericks.
The perennial All-Star forward is recovering from knee surgery. He says the goal is for the swelling to be gone 100 percent and his strength to...
After living a previous life as a television sports anchor, I can understand getting flustered during a newscast.Check out WFAA's Ron Corning doing a story on the Dallas Mavericks displaying the Larry O'Brien trophy at the local Sam's Club.Watch as Corning comments on the size of Maverick cheerleader's bust size:
Personally, I don't exactly know who approved the Dallas Mavericks cheerleader outfits but I'm going assume that some intrepid individual wanted to make them a little skimpier.Here are a couple photos from a recent game against the Portland Trail Blazers and well, the cloth to skin ratio is pretty small:(Images courtesy of the Associated Press/Ball Don't Lie)
SOCIAL MEDIA SCREED
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban blasted Facebook for what he perceives as its anti-business practices, even referring to the social networking site as a "time suck."
In Dallas on Friday night, it would’ve been a fair argument for some Dallas Mavericks fans to say they recognized more faces on the opposing team than they did on the Mavs. After a second consecutive offseason overhaul, Dirk Nowitzki currently sidelined after knee surgery, and Shawn Marion remaining as the only key player from [...]
DALLAS Michael Finley once told me that loyalty is not about how you're treated by a team while you're playing. It's about how you're treated when you're done playing.
Judging by the frost coming from Mark Cuban, don't expect the Jason Kidd and Dallas Mavericks to make up anytime soon.
The emotions are still too raw at the upper end of the Mavericks organization...
Dirk Nowitzki underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Oct. 19.
DALLAS -- O.J. Mayo and Vince Carter combined for 52 points as the Dallas Mavericks escaped with a 114-111 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night at American Airlines Center. New York (7-2) had a chance to pull out the win with a furious rally down the stretch, but Carmelo Anthony's jumper with less than five seconds left came up short. Mayo scored 27, with Carter...
Vince Carter drove the baseline and leaped, his feet hovering over the end line, when he reached out with his right hand and made a reverse layup.
That was part of Carter's 14 points in the fourth quarter for the Dallas Mavericks, after O.J. Mayo's go-ahead spurt to end the third, and it almost wasn't enough against the New York Knicks.
Dallas held on for a 114-111...
DALLAS (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored 10 of 27 points over the final six minutes of the third quarter, when Dallas charged ahead, and the Mavericks held on for a 114-111 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.
Mayo put Dallas ahead to stay with a 17-foot fadeaway jumper with 43 seconds left in the third quarter to break an 80-all tie. That was part of a 20-8 spurt to end...
When you play in the NBA as long as Derek Fisher has, you're bound to go through some injuries. Those injuries, combined with age, make it tough to land another job as a free agent. That's what Fisher is dealing with now. He had been talking to the Dallas Mavericks, but it appears they are not interested right now.Despite the obvious need for point guard help, the...
DALLAS (AP) -- Stephen Curry scored 20 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, and his assist on David Lee's go-ahead layup with 32.8 seconds left helped the Golden State Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-101 Monday night.
Curry had six points and three assists in the extra period. The fourth-year guard fed Lee on his basket that put Golden State up 101-99...
DALLAS -- Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry scored a game-high 31 points with nine assists, outdueling Dallas guard O.J. Mayo and helping the Warriors to a 105-99 overtime victory over the Mavericks on Monday night at the American Airlines Center. The Warriors, coming off Sunday's loss at Oklahoma City, overcame 21 turnovers and awful shooting to take their record to...
This is going to feel like the meanest thing we've ever written in 14 years of Mavs coverage: 'Strangely enough, in their time in Dallas, Lamar Odom and Troy Murphy almost mirror each other statistically.' Ouch. That hurt! As the Mavs get ready for the Knicks and for another month without Dirk, you are excused for grimacing in pain as you read this Premium analysis:
Jason Kidd played a key role in the Mavericks winning the franchise's only NBA title two seasons ago, but he's not likely to get a warm reception upon his return to Dallas - particularly from owner Mark Cuban.
Kidd will try to help the New York Knicks continue their best start in 40 years Wednesday night when he visits his former team for the first time since leaving via...