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If there's a sure thing in the NBA, it's that the Dallas Mavericks will beat the Charlotte Bobcats.
The visiting Mavericks can improve to 17-0 against the Bobcats on Saturday night in a matchup of teams coming off road defeats one night earlier.
Dallas (4-2) remains the only team that Charlotte (1-3) has never beaten. The Mavericks routed the Bobcats 126-99 exactly one week ago at home by making 16 3-pointers in their highest-scoring effort since March 10, 2011.
O.J. Mayo made seven 3-pointers and scored 30 points to lead six Mavericks in double figures. Dallas shot 61.3 percent.
"I think they just move the ball," Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap said. "There are three or four teams that we show film of and the Mavericks is one of them. They call it their flow offense. They do a great job of moving the ball to find the open shooter."
The Mavericks' average margin of victory in this streak is 11.1 points. No other club has ever won more than nine straigh...
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Are these the skimpiest uniforms a professional team’s cheerleader wear? The Dallas Mavericks showcased their new outfits in their opener. Hey, at least its got something attaching the bottom to the top….We wouldn’t want any wardrobe malfunctions, now would we?Photos via AP/Mavericks Dancers Facebook Page
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I have been aboard the Michael Kidd-Gilchrist train for a while now, to the extent that I picked him to be the rookie of the year over his former Wildcat teammate, Anthony “The Brow” Davis, before the season. That proclamation may be premature, and may not come to fruition, but that doesn’t mean the kid won’t be special. Special players make special plays, and this possession...
The Dallas Mavericks Dancers arrive at events with coats (and the best shorts in sports). But if they're heading to American Airlines Center -- the jackets are quickly lost for, well, shredded...
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Here we are just 5 games into the season and we are 4-1 without one of the biggest players in the league on the court; who would have thought that the Dallas Mavericks would be where they were without Dirk Nowitzki. I know that we have recapped this over and over again in the media, but I really feel that once the young, new team of players on the Mavericks won the game against...
Former Kentucky star and current Bobcats rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had quite the highlight last night against the Mavericks when he took it coast-to-coast, lost his sneaker, and then successfully converted an and-one. It’s still early, but MKG looks like a promising young talent and is averaging over 12 points, 7 rebounds, 2 blocks and a steal per game so far.
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At some point in the next few weeks, the Dallas Mavericks will welcome Dirk Nowitzki back to the lineup. But against all odds, they're doing just fine without him.
In past seasons the Mavs have looked lost without their superstar. But with a surprising 4-1 start, they appear to be flourishing. And with each passing day, the degree of difficulty seems to rise. Already missing...
Charlotte Bobcats rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist helped guide his team to a 101-97 OT victory over the visiting Dallas Mavericks on Saturday. He scored a career-high 25 points in the process, two of which came on a coast-to-coast drive where he managed to score a basket with only one sneaker on while getting fouled!Watch as the University of Kentucky product grabs the rebound and...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had a career-high 25 points and 12 rebounds to help the Charlotte Bobcats snap a 16-game losing streak against the Dallas Mavericks with a 101-97 overtime win on Saturday night.
Kidd-Gilchrist was 8 of 12 from the field and had a pair of key offensive rebounds off missed foul shots late in the game.
Kemba Walker added 26 points...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte Bobcats had never beaten the Dallas Mavericks in their nine-year history before Saturday night. But thanks to Kemba Walker, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Ramon Sessions and a defense that rose to the occasion several times, the losing streak is over. Walker scored 26 points, Kidd-Gilchrist had 25 points and 12 rebounds, and Sessions made two big plays...
Video: Dirk completely annihilates a classic
The new team Charlotte team, our beloved Bobcats, take on the old Charlotte team, the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night. After seeing the Bobcats get a narrow win, get blown out, and put up a ton of points in an exciting loss (those exist?), there is hope for a win against a young Hornets [...]
Since Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki is still recovering from knee surgery, he took some time out of his busy schedule to sing some karaoke.Check out Dirk belting out the classic Bruce Springsteen hit, "Born in the USA":(Courtesy of Eye on Basketball)
(Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)
Although it may be an issue tucked away deep in the closets of many Raptors fans, ask any fan about Vince Carter and prepare to face the music. Pure venom comes spewing their mouths and only the bad memories remain. Vince Carter leaving for the Nets is on the same playing field as LeBron’s Decision in most parts of Ontario.