Found December 21, 2011 on Boston Herald Sports:
OKLAHOMA CITY - If Tuesday's 87-83 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder is any indication, the Dallas Mavericks have...

Thunder set for Western Conference run

The plane landed from a gray sky into a gray land. Rain, shadow, cold concrete and dreary farmland this was Oklahoma City as the start of the NBA season inched closer. Still, just a short drive from the airport, through all the melancholy an Oklahoma winter can throw at a man, one of the game's best players practiced himself into a fine sweat with a group of teammates capable...

Nowitzki, new-look Mavs seeking 2nd straight title

Dirk Nowitzki is back for the NBA champion Dallas Mavericks. The supporting cast has a new look. Tyson Chandler, J.J. Barea and Caron Butler are gone. But the front office has added Lamar Odom and Vince Carter to plug some of the holes, along with backup guard Delonte West. In a 66-game season, there is no telling how the older Mavericks will fare but the veterans know that making...

Harden, Westbrook lead Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder finished off a sweep of the Dallas Mavericks during the NBA's shortened preseason. James Harden had 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists, Russell Westbrook added 12 points and the Thunder beat the Mavericks for the second time in three days, winning 87-83 on Tuesday night. Oklahoma City won 106-92 at Dallas on Sunday, although Dirk Nowitzki and...

Thunder top Mavericks 87-83 to sweep preseason

The Oklahoma City Thunder took some satisfaction in sweeping Dallas during the NBA's shortened preseason _ even if it wasn't the Western Conference finals.

No. 4: Dirk Nowitzki

James BucklinDirk Nowitzki- If I were basing my votes on the final half of last season plus the Playoffs, Dirk would have to be my #1. And I'm sure he got several top player votes. To be able to move and shoot the basketball like he does, at his size, is simply uncanny, and he has been nothing but super consistent for a long time. He has worked tirelessly to get to where...

Peja Stojakovic announces retirement after 13 seasons

Peja Stojakovic, the Croatian sharpshooter, has announced he is going to retire from the NBA after a 13-year NBA career. Stojakovic spoke to about the decision. The three-time All-Star told on Monday that the physical toll involved in playing after a string of back and neck troubles, at age 34, convinced him that…

NBA Video: James Harden with the Theft and the Slam

The man with the best beard in the NBA is back for another season with the OKC Thunder.  James Harden has become one of the most valuable role players in the league the last two seasons, and his stock continues to rise with each passing game. Check out Harden here as he commits a bit of theft before finishing with a nice slam on the offensive end.

Mansfield High ex ready to sign with Mavericks

DALLAS -- Sean Williams is expected to sign a contract with the Dallas Mavericks today and ultimately battle Ian Mahinmi for playing time behind starting center Brendan Haywood.

Stojakovic retires, opens door for young center

Peja Stojakovic's retirement will likely open the door for Sean Williams to return to the NBA.

Mavs Terry falls ill, taken from practice in ambulance

Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Terry became ill at practice Monday and was taken from American Airlines Center in an ambulance, according to Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News.

Did Jay-Z approve this? Nets to sign DeShawn Stevenson.

DeShawn Stevenson was once dissed in a Jay-Z song because of the players running feud with LeBron James (something that flared up again during the NBA finals last year when Stevenson was with the Mavericks). Soon, Stevenson will play for Jay-Z and his Nets. Stevenson has reached a contract deal with the New Jersey Nets,…
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