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Rookie Shane Larkin, son of baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin, scored a career-high 18 points, including two free throws with 11.1 seconds to play, and the Dallas Mavericks held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 110-107 on Friday night.
The Suns had a last chance to tie it when Vince Carter turned it over trying to inbound the ball after a basket by Phoenix with 6.7 seconds left. But P.J. Tucker's try from the corner rimmed out, and replays showed his foot was on the line so it would have been for two points, anyway.
Monta Ellis scored 24 and Dirk Nowitzki 21 for the Mavericks, who never trailed.
Shawn Marion scored eight of his 16 in the third quarter for Dallas.
Goran Dragic scored 28 points. Markieff Morris added 23, including 14 in the final quarter, and grabbed 12 rebounds.
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PHOENIX (AP) -- Rookie Shane Larkin, son of baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin, scored a career-high 18 points, including two free throws with 11.1 seconds to play, and the Dallas Mavericks held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 110-107 on Friday night.
The Suns had a last chance to tie it when Vince Carter turned it over trying to inbound the ball after a basket by Phoenix with 6.7 seconds...
The NBA commissioners office and Dallas Mavericks’ owner Mark Cuban have always had an interesting relationship. Cuban is one of the most outspoken owners in sports history, and NBA commish David Stern has no problem taking his money via fines.
Stern is set to retire as commissioner of the NBA on February 1, and Cuban just couldn’t let him leave without pulling some more shenanigans...
For about 17:30 in the second half, the Dallas Mavericks played sensational basketball, and were well on their way to one of their more impressive wins of season.
With a 123-106 lead at the 4:35 mark of the final quarter, the Los Angeles Clippers stormed back and defeated the Mavs 129-127 on Jan. 15.
The Mavericks shot 50 percent and scored 62 points in the first half; great stats...
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Wednesday that he would like one last fine from outgoing NBA Commissioner David Stern, who is due to retire Feb. 1.
"We talk about it all the time," Cuban said. "I'm going to have one final fine before he leaves."
Mission accomplished. The league announced that Cuban had been fined $100,000 for confronting and directing...
At Summer League last year Gal Mekel like a guy with potential — he had a good basketball IQ, the recent MVP of the Israeli league just needed to see how to fit his game into the NBA. And he had done that in flashes recently, such as his seven assists Monday night against Orlando.
But now he’s going to be out for a while — the Mavericks’ rookie had surgery on a torn lateral...
The Mavericks reached the halfway mark of the NBA regular season Friday night.
They did so with a bang as they once again showed their ability to rebound from heart-wrenching losses.
Behind strong nights from Monta Ellis, Dirk Nowitzki, Shawn Marion and rookie Shane Larkin, the Mavericks rinsed off the stench of Wednesday’s nasty loss to the Los Angeles Clippers by outlasting...
The Dallas Mavericks lost to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday by the score of 129-127. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak and dropped the Mavericks to 23-17, third in the Southwest Division. Rookie guard Gal Mekel missed the game with a knee injury and and MRI on his knee indicates that he'll miss significant playing time.David Pick, senior correspondent...
Mark Cuban loves donating money to the NBA. The outspoken owner speaks his mind and it tends to cost him, literally.
Cuban expressed previously that he loves and will miss David Stern as the commish. Stern will officially be gone February 1st. Cuban couldn’t let Stern leave without giving him another reason to fine him.
I couldnt let the commish go without a proper farewell...
PHOENIX -- In the fashion world, it helps when timing is impeccable. For the Suns, it was tragically unfortunate.
Having stacked 38 misses in their last 49 3-point attempts, they spent a large part of Friday night attempting to upgrade that accuracy during the debut outing for those controversial short-sleeved jerseys.
With no less an authority on restriction of movement than LeBron...
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said that he wanted one more fine from NBA commissioner David Stern before Stern retires on February 1st – it looks like he got his wish. On Wednesday night, Cuban stormed the floor to berate the officials after the Mavericks blew a 17-point lead in the final five minutes against the Los Angeles Clippers. Cuban was unhappy with some of the foul...
Gal Mekel underwent surgery on Friday for a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee, the Dallas Mavericks announced.
No timetable has been set for Mekel's return.
Mekel is averaging 2.4 points and 2.1 assists this season as a reserve point guard.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young was suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Thursday for throwing a punch at Phoenix's Goran Dragic in the first half the previous night.
Suns center Alex Len, ejected after receiving a Flagrant 2 foul against Young, was fined $15,000, and teammate Marcus Morris was fined $25,000 for his involvement.
Young, who threw the punch with 7...
Lakers Nick Young has been suspended 1 game without pay following Wednesday night’s altercation with Suns’ Alex Len. Len was fined $15k, and teammate Marcus Morris was fined $25k for their involvement in the incident.
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