During the press conference after the Dallas Mavericks’ game two loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night, Mavs head coach, Rick Carlisle, had some choice words concerning how he feels the Thunder are playing.
“We don’t like the cheap shots when they give them, and they don’t like them if we give them.” Said Carlisle. “The dirty ********’s got to stop.”
Coach Carlisle also acknowledged that playoff basketball is physical. There are apparently some aspects to the Thunder defense that he and the Maverick’s players are not okay with.
Listen, every little thing is frustrating when you’re losing games in the post-season, especially when you’re losing close game. This series would look a lot different had Dallas taken either of the first two games on the road.
The defending champs are in an 0-2 hole and will get a chance to start digging themselves out when the series heads to Dallas on Thursday night.
Jason WhitneyShawn Marion is measured at 6 feet, 7 inches. That’s actually average in the NBA, but in the real world that’s considered very tall. Keep that in mind when you check out this picture of the Dallas Maverick showing off his shoe collection. We know all about athletes and their shoe game, but this may [...]Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
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The NBA game is a curious one. One that presents us with almost 3 hours of theater in which their can be hundreds of events that lead to victory. And yet, many observers often walk away wondering why they watch the 1st 75-90 of the game. Because, often, it seems that only the final few minutes -- often referred to as "crunch time" -- is all that truly matters...
LeBron James, still scorned from losing to the Dallas Mavericks last season, is reminding himself of one goal this season: Championship. To aid in this reaffirmation, he is wearing a “XVI” mouthpiece representing the 16 wins it takes to the O’Brien trophy. ”It’s just inspirational. I know this is the biggest part of the season, [...]
Khole Kardashian and Lamar Odom’s reality show is “on hold” just like the NBA star’s career. The couple are disputing reports the series was canceled. A rep told People, “It’s just on hold now while schedules are figured out. It will depend on their schedules, as Lamar’s basketball schedule is a priority.”
The 14-year veteran is said to be wanting to focus on his...
ATTENTION, ATTENTION, ATTENTION all Dallas Mavericks players, coaches, staff and fans, just roll it up for this year, go home and we’ll see you next season and better luck next time.
If you listened to some of the commentators after the game, that’s the impression you would have gotten, especially from Charles Barkley on TNT, as he quoted, “Dallas is just not good enough...
Lamar Odom's time with the Mavericks was a disaster. Anyone who watched the 32-year-old struggle in his 50 games in Dallas probably believes Odom's professional career is close to being over.
So how could anyone with basketball knowledge believe Odom, who averaged career-lows of 6.6 points and 4.2 rebounds, could be considered to represent the US in the Olympics?
Lamar Odom reportedly is canceling his reality TV show so he can focus on a basketball comeback, TMZ reports.
According to TMZ, the reality show “Khloe & Lamar,” which is about Odom’s life with wife Khloe Kardashian, will not return after its current season. The show is a spinoff of the popular “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” program and is in its second season. ...
DALLAS After falling down 0-2 in this Round 1 best-of-seven series, the Dallas Mavericks couldn't get out of Oklahoma City fast enough but the Basketball Gods refused to even grant them that wish, as a hailstorm prevented the team plane from departing OKC following Monday's Game 2 loss. Ah, more time on a bus, then on a plane, then on a day off before Thursdays Game 3 in...
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The defending NBA champs are in trouble. The veteran-laden Mavs are proving to be no match for the up-and-coming OKC Thunder. That doesn’t mean they won’t go down without a fight though. Things got heated between the Mavs fearless leader, Dirk Nowitzki, and the Thunder’s enforcer, Kendrick Perkins last night.
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Khloe Kardashian and her husband, Lamar Odom, are pulling the plug on their spin-off reality show because the basketball star wants to focus on his failing NBA career, TMZ reported Monday.
The second season of the E! show "Khloe & Lamar" -- a spin-off from the popular "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" -- will be the last, sources told the gossip site.
Lamar Odom and hid ride-or-die wife, Khloe Kardashian Odom have decided to end the reality show, Khloe and Lamar, which gave us glimpse into their life and the love they share. Lamar reportedly wants to focus on his career.
Bravo, I say.
I like them as individuals (I have always been a Lamar Odom fan and I like Khloe’s candor). They had a whirlwind romance that...
Lamar Odom has decided to strictly focus on basketball and getting himself back into the NBA. He and Khloe have pulled the plug on their E! reality show, Khloe & Lamar after two seasons. But don’t fret, the couple will still make the occasional appearance on Keeping up with the Kardashians (along with Kim’s new [...]
The condensed NBA season is into the playoffs, and players are being nicked up and suffering injuries. This is leading to holes to fill on the Olympic team set to play in this year’s Summer Games over in London. This is going to force USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo into the difficult decision of considering [...]
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Dallas Mavericks are in a two-game hole at the start of their title defense. Russell Westbrook scored 29 points, and Kevin Durant added 26 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 102-99 win over the reigning champions Monday. The Thunder took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven first-round playoff series. Dirk Nowitzki scored a game-high...
Tyson Chandler will be named the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year this afternoon. Remember him? You may have a faint recollection of the man who became the defensive anchor for the Dallas Mavericks last season as they won their first ever championship.
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