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DALLAS The uniforms could have been switched Monday night at American Airlines Center for more than three quarters and folks might not have noticed. The Blazers do a pretty passable Mavericks' impression, and it's by design.
The teams share a common ancestry. First-year Blazers coach Terry Stotts spent the last four years on Rick Carlisle's staff in Dallas. Stotts called the matchup an intra-squad scrimmage, adding the Blazers run many of the plays the Mavericks run.
"But I had to change the calls," Stotts admitted. "Can't call them the same thing."
Not only are both teams similar in style, employing a flow offense built around a stretch-4, but each side is dealing with a learning curve. The Blazers are in their early stages with Stotts. Carlisle's group, even with nine new faces, has had a head start.
Advantage, the Fighting Ricks.
The Mavericks blew past Portland in the fourth quarter, spinning a close affair into a 114-91 runaway tha...
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Mark Cuban and Donald Trump are using Twitter to go at it like a couple of little rich kids arguing over whose dad has a sweeter car. The ongoing beef seems to stem from Trump offering to donate $5 million to the charity of Barack Obama’s choice if the President agreed to show the public his college transcripts and US passport records. In response to that, Cuban offered Trump ...
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DALLAS It's been more than four years since O.J. Mayo has scored 30 points in back-to-back NBA games. But he's now done it in two consecutive outings for his new Dallas Mavericks team, performances that allow the birthday boy in Monday's 114-91 victory over the visiting Trailblazers to stake his claim as the franchise's Robin.
With 32 points on his 25th birthday...
O.J. Mayo and the rest of the Dallas Mavericks newcomers are getting into quite a groove while waiting for Dirk Nowitzki, even though they don't always know exactly what they're going to do next.
With what Mayo best described as organized street ball, the Mavericks have shot better than 60 percent from the field in consecutive games for the first time in franchise history...
DALLAS Mark Cuban and Donald Trump lit up the Twitterverse on Monday, as the billionaires sparred via the miracle of 140-character attacks.
The Dallas Mavericks owner entered himself into the hoopla surrounding Trump's 5 million challenge to President Obama. Cuban promised to donate 1 million to charity if The Donald shaved off his signature mane.
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DALLAS (AP) -- Shawn Marion has left the Dallas Mavericks' game against the Portland Trail Blazers because of a strained left knee.
It wasn't immediately clear how and when Marion got hurt. The forward came out of the game with 5:52 left in the third quarter, when Chris Kaman replaced him.
The Mavericks are already without Dirk Nowitzki, who is recovered from arthroscopic...
This is not the first time we’ve heard of a NBA owner heckling a player from the crowd. And unlike Donald Sterling heckling his own players, this story is rather amusing.
During Sunday’s Mavericks-Bobcats game, former Mav Brendon Haywood was busy having a pretty decent game while dealing with hecklers in the crowd. Haywood was feeling so good about his game that he was even going...
Ever since South Korean pop sensation Psy came out with his hit single Gangnam Style people all over the world have been posting videos and making parodies of the song.The latest to make a parody are The Dallas Mavericks, who posted their version “Whoop em’ Mavericks Style” yesterday. The star’s motto for the song is [...]
DALLAS - O.J. Mayo scored 32 points and the Dallas Mavericks pulled away in the fourth quarter to down the Portland Trail Blazers 114-91 Monday night at American Airlines Center. The Mavericks improved to 3-1 with their second consecutive win at home, while Portland dropped to 2-2. Mayo's performance followed a 30-point showing - his highest-scoring game in three years -...
One rebuilding squad meets another
The Portland Trail Blazers and the Dallas Mavericks have split the last 15 regular season meetings eight games to seven in the Mavs’ favor. Three of those games have gone into at least one overtime, and all of them have been decided by an average of just five points.
Matchup: Portland (2-1) @ Dallas Mavericks (2-1)
Venue: American Airlines Center...
The Dallas Mavericks suffered a big blow when they lost 11-time All-Star Dirk Nowitzki to knee surgery. O.J. Mayo's play of late has made Nowitzki's absence a little easier to withstand.
Having scored 30 or more points in consecutive games, Mayo will try to keep that streak going Wednesday night against the visiting Toronto Raptors.
The Mavericks (3-1) signed Mayo with...
Blazers demolished in Dallas
The Headline: The Blazers can’t do anything to stop O.J. Mayo, as they fall to the Mavs 114-91.
Portland Trail Blazers 91, Dallas Mavericks 114
When: 8:30 ET, Monday, November 5, 2012
Where: American Airlines Center (Dallas)
Officials: Joe Crawford, Kane Fitzgerald, Marat Kogut
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