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DALLAS -- For the 10th consecutive time, the Mavs lost to the Thunder, on Sunday at the AAC by a score of 107-101. And for the fourth time in four meetings this season, the Mavs have failed to find ways to properly use leading scorers Dirk and Mayo against the Thunder. The numbers are stunning ...
The Dallas Mavericks' failure here is a familiar one: The inability, when playing a top-tier West team, to milk maximum offensive production from Dirk Nowitzki and from O.J. Mayo.
In this game, Dirk scored 23 points on 8-of-10 shooting -- but astoundingly, did not attempt a field goal in the entire fourth quarter of this close game.
"We didn't do a good job'' getting the ball to Nowitzki,'' coach Rick Carlisle said. "I'll take responsibility for it."
The Mavs also didn't find a way to get production out of Mayo, who also attempted just 10 shots, making four of them and finishing with nine points. In that final quarter, these top two option...
BEST OF MAXIM
MILWAUKEE It may have been in a different locker room, but Jae Crowder was celebrating yet another win at the BMO Harris Bradley Center when Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle cracked a joke to his rookie forward after one of the most complete games of his rookie season.
"I told him after the game I wish we could play all of our games here," Carlisle said.
Returning to the...
DALLAS (AP) -- Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he is disappointed with how Derek Fisher left the team earlier this season, only to eventually end up signing with Oklahoma City last month.
The Mavericks faced Fisher and the Thunder on Sunday night, their first meeting since the 17th-year point guard asked Dallas to waive him in December.
"I wouldn't be disappointed if he...
When NBA veteran Derek Fisher returned to the Oklahoma City Thunder less than 70 days after requesting a release from the Dallas Mavericks, you knew it was going to be a problem.
The two traded comments on Sunday as the Thunder prepared to take on Dallas.
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Mark Cuban and Donald Trump got into a Twitter fight Monday, if you're into that sort of thing.
Cuban owns a lot of things, among them the Dallas Mavericks. Trump is famous for being an obnoxious rich guy. For context, it is helpful to know the two have been trading little barbs for some time now regarding the popularity of their reality TV shows. Trump is on The Apprentice...
Typically when video of a nasty crossover surfaces or goes viral, the offensive player has to finish the play to make it a top highlight. While in this particular instance Kevin Durant failed to hit the shot, the crossover is just so nasty I felt you all would still appreciate it.
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The Dallas Mavericks were defeated in a 107-101 shootout at home. They exchanged punches with the reigning Western Conference champs all night as witnessed by this video of Russell Westbrook and Dirk Nowitzki throwing it down.
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Anyone who has watched more than a handful of Trail Blazers games this season can see that the team doesn't get much in the way of production from their bench. The backcourt scoring has been almost non-existent, as the combination of Sasha Pavlovic and Will Barton have produced little offensively. Pavlovic is a defensive-minded player, while Barton has shown almost no discretion...
Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant may have literally broken Vince Carter's ankles on this sick crossover.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is extremely passionate when it comes to his team. Cuban, who is known to say whatever is on his mind, can always be found behind the team bench cheering his team on and harassing refs. So when Cuban granted Derek Fisher his release to spend more time with his family and Fisher subsequently signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder, you knew that...
Derek Fisher was booed in his first game back in Dallas since signing with the Oklahoma City Thunder last month.
The Associated Press says Fisher was booed by Mavs fans when he entered Sunday’s game with 1:45 left in the first quarter. Mavs fans also cheered when Fisher was called for a foul about 10 seconds later, according to the AP.
Even Mavericks owner Mark Cuban joined Mavs...
The Dallas Mavericks have had a tough season, but as motivation many of them pledged not to shave until the team cracked .500 again. Being under that mark is something the veterans are not accustomed to hence the desire and urgency to get back above.
Sunday they had a chance to get within two games of .500, but they would have to get through a very tough Oklahoma City Thunder...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Dallas coach Rick Carlisle called it a "defensive pillow fight."
If so, Atlanta coach Larry Drew felt like his team didn't bring enough pillows.
Darren Collison scored 24 points and the hot-shooting Mavericks set season highs for points in a half and a game in a 127-113 victory over the Hawks on Monday night.
Carlisle said the Mavericks would "...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Darren Collison scored 24 points and the hot-shooting Dallas Mavericks set season highs for points in a half and a game while beating the Atlanta Hawks 127-113 on Monday night.
Dallas led 68-55 at halftime and kept adding to the lead in the second half. Dirk Nowitzki, who had 22 points, hit two free throws as the Mavericks reached 100 with their first points of the...
What’s the Haps for March 18, 2013? …. The Links - Mark Cuban, Mavs fans boo Derek Fisher -I’m actually siding with Cubes here. I guarantee if the Mavs were in position to win a title this year D-Fish, or FISHAY FISHAY, would still be playing for Dallas. Rajon Rondo 2013 “I’ll be back” mix The post The Haps – March 18, 2013 appeared first on No Coast Bias.