Found November 22, 2012 on
Fox Sports Southwest:
New York Knicks
DALLAS - It is impossible to have pulled up a chair for Wednesday's Thanksgiving Eve meeting between the Mavs and the visiting Knicks and not experience some melancholia. But in the end - a Mavs 114-111 thriller of a victory - it was also impossible to not experience some mirth.
With Tyson Chandler and Jason Kidd flanking a superstar forward, the New York Knicks represent for the Mavericks what was ... and what might have been again. Yet minus their own star forward, Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas managed to outlast the Knicks, hanging on for a 114-111 victory at the American Airlines Center.
The replacements of Chandler and Kidd, Chris Kaman and Darren Collison, respectively, have shone brightly at times this season. However, Chandler once again reminded all in attendance why he merits the title of Greatest Maverick Center Ever, with 21 points, 13 rebounds and boundless athleticism. Chandlers departure remains one of the most controversial moves of the Cuban Era Mavericks and despite...
BEST OF MAXIM
DALLAS When the New York Knicks signed Jason Kidd to a free-agent contract over the summer, not only did Knicks coaches and brass know they were getting one of the greatest floor generals in the history of the NBA, but they knew they were receiving a player who would have a very positive impact off the court, namely in the locker room.
Joining the Knicks after spending the past...
This Thanksgiving, when you sit down with your family and loved ones and think about everything you’re thankful for, don’t forget to include Rasheed Wallace. It’s been over two years since we’ve been graced with one of Wallace’s “BALL DON’T LIE!” exclamations, leaving a basketball sized hole in our soul.
And now, with Sheed’s return to the NBA and Austin Rivers...
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...
As the New York Knicks ride a wave that for the time being has them registered as the best team in the NBA, more than a few people have verbally exposed the idea that at some point Amare Stoudemire could return from injury and spoil the entire affair.
Please Click Here To Read This Story
Had the Lakers lost during Mike D’Antoni’s debut as the team’s Commander-In-Chief there may have been some slow singing and flower bringing out in Los Angeles.
After the team passed on arguably the best suited coach for the job in Phil “The Zen Master” Jackson, the Lakers just had to win against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.
Please Click Here To Read This Story
Apparently Rasheed Wallace decided to come out of retirement to join the New York Knicks for two reasons — to win a championship and to scream at people who miss free throws. The 2012-2013 season is only a few weeks old, but we can already say heckling opponents after missed free throws is Wallace’s thing.
As you can see from the video above that @Jose3030 shared with us on Tuesday...
Dirk Nowitzki is going to be out longer than most had hoped. The Dallas Mavericks' star revealed yesterday that he would not return until mid-December at the earliest. It was certainly a blow to a team that is kicking and flailing as hard as they can to keep their collective head above water. However, looking long-term, Nowitzki delivered some potentially good news.According...
Since he arrived for his latest go around with the New York Knicks, Raymond Felton has been compared to last year’s point guard Jeremy Lin. Those comparisons seemed to have gotten to Felton who told the New York Post ahead of tonight's match up in Houston that he does not really get the comparisons between he and Lin, both because of their resume and style of play.
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 [...]
Check out the Special Christmas Day jerseys the Lakers, Knicks, Nets, Thunder and Heat will be wearing on December 25th as you listen to the original version of Jingle Bells.
The NBA has revealed some bold new designs for Christmas Day this year. The BIG Color uniforms are a single, solid colorway with an alternate color stencil design that give these uniforms a very distinct look...
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...
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: