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DALLAS -- On the eve of the All-Star starters for each conference being announced, the Houston Rockets’ backcourt hardly looked All-Star worthy in a 105-100 loss to the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday night at the American Airlines Center. Jeremy Lin missed 1 of 2 free throws in two critical trips to the free-throw line late in the game and then committed a turnover with 15 seconds to play that effectively ended Houston’s hopes of snapping a four-game losing skid. James Harden twice failed to convert in the paint when he could have given the Rockets the lead after they trailed by as many as 15 points in the third quarter. While Harden, the league’s fourth-leading scorer, should be a lock to make the Western Conference All-Star team as a reserve, it’s Lin who has a shot to be named a starter in his first season in Houston, which also happens to be the host city for the Feb. 17 All-Star Game at Toyota Center. At last count in early January, Lin trailed Clippers point guard Chris Pau...
BEST OF MAXIM
Jeremy Lin was as good as any point guard in the NBA for a two-month stretch last season, and he entered this season with big hopes for the Houston Rockets. So far, his numbers are comparable to last year’s statistics, but very few fans would call Lin an All-Star at the moment.
Lin agrees with that assessment.
“Uh, no,” Lin said in response to a question about whether he feels...
DALLAS -- On the eve of the All-Star starters for each conference being announced, the Houston Rockets' backcourt hardly looked All-Star worthy in a 105-100 loss to the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday night at the American Airlines Center. Jeremy Lin missed 1 of 2 free throws in two critical trips to the free-throw line late in the game and then committed a turnover with 15 seconds...
According to the boss, Dirk isn't going anywhere
Even though it hasn't been discussed widely thus far this season, Dallas Mavericks' owner Mark Cuban has dismissed the notion that his struggling team--sitting at 10 games under .500 in recent days--will trade superstar and long-time franchise player Dirk Nowitzki to clear cap and accelerate the inevitable...
With the NBA trade deadline about six weeks away, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has announced that team is ready to make a deal.
“We’re letting everybody know that the ‘Bank of Cuban’ is open. If it’s the right deal, we don’t mind taking back money. But we’re not going to do a trade just to do a trade. It’s got to be worthwhile.”
The Mavericks are having...
Dirk Nowitzki wants to be a Dallas Maverick forever, but also doesn’t want to be chasing a low playoff seed every year either.
The figurative (possibly literal) Bank of Mark Cuban is open, but he doesn’t want to take on bad salary or deviate too far from the flexibility Dallas has built either.
The Mavs have won [...]
Mark Cuban has been active with Donnie Nelson searching for ways to improve the Mavericks ahead of the Feb. 21 deadline.
Over the weekend, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki was doing his best to check out a review near the end of the Mavericks/Kings game at Sleep Train Arena.As Dirk attempted to get a better look at the review, a Kings security guard did his best to block of the path of Dirk from getting a closer look:
Dirk Nowitzki has been the Dallas Mavericks' preeminent scorer through nearly all of his 15 seasons, but he hasn't had to carry the load during one of the team's longest win streaks of 2012-13.
Looking for another balanced effort, Dallas will seek a season-high fourth consecutive victory Wednesday night while trying to add to its recent dominance over the struggling...
Dirk Nowitzki will likely not be a factor in Dwight Howard's decision beyond the consideration of on-floor fit.
Kobe Bryant’s argument for the All-Defense berth he will inevitably receive can now be made on the basis of one game. As the Lakers held the Bucks to just 35.8% shooting and 15 fourth-quarter points in a 104-88 victory, Bryant took the responsibility of checking Brandon Jennings, the Eastern Conference’s reigning Player of the Week. It’s been no secret that the Lakers have...
Jamal Crawford scored a season-high 30 points, including 12 straight to start the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers looked just fine without Chris Paul in a 117-109 win over the struggling Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.
The Clippers won their second game in a row despite missing their star point guard, who is day to day with a bruised right kneecap.
Los Angeles used...