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Just a week ago, the Golden State Warriors edged past the Dallas Mavericks without Stephen Curry.
This time, they'll likely need him to avoid their longest skid of the season.
Curry and the Warriors look to snap their three-game losing streak and sweep a season series from the Mavericks for the first time in six years Saturday night.
Golden State (30-20) beat the Mavericks 100-97 on Jan. 31, while Curry was out with a sore ankle. In fact, ankle injuries have sidelined the star guard for three of the past four meetings, and he was terrific in that other matchup.
Curry had 31 points, nine assists and six rebounds in a 105-101 overtime win at Dallas (21-28) on Nov. 19.
Another strong performance could give the Warriors their first season sweep of the Mavericks since taking all three meetings in 2006-07. They followed that by dropping 13 of 18 in the series entering this season.
Golden State squandered a superb performance from Curry on Friday, when he matched his season high ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Back on Friday night, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry was attempting to inbounds the ball against the Memphis Grizzlies in the first quarter of play.As Curry tried to get the ball into play, he accidentally hit referee Joey Crawford square in the head with it.After Crawford tracked down the ball, Stephen went over to apologize for hitting him in the head:
Warriors point guard Jarrett Jack is questionable for Friday’s contest against the Grizzlies, according to Rusty Simmons of the Chronicle.
Jack didn’t practice Thursday and missed Wednesday’s 119-98 loss to the Thunder with a right shoulder contusion.
Jack has been an anchor off bench this season for the Warriors. But the second unit struggled with production and establishing...
With the Dallas Mavericks struggling, trade talks have been swirling around veteran forward Shawn Marion. People suspect that he could be a solid trade chip, given his experience and extreme versatility.
However, if you ask him, he won’t go to a team that isn’t a competitor. Via ESPN:
“If I’m going to get traded, they’re going to tell me what’s going...
NHL teams retire the razors once they’ve clinched a playoff spot, but the Dallas Mavericks can’t wait any longer for some good luck.
About two weeks ago, O.J. Mayo, Dahntay Jones and Vince Carter initiated a beard pact that the rest of the team soon adopted. According to the pact, the Mavs will remain a scraggly bunch until the team returns to its winning ways.
“We said we’re...
Thirteen-year veteran Shawn Marion insists that if he was traded to a team that doesn’t have a chance at contending for a title, he would simply not go. At this point in his career, the 4-year Maverick who won a championship with Dallas in 2011, wants to be “playing for something”.
According to Tim MacMahon, ESPN Dallas:
“If I’m going to get traded, they’re going to tell...
DALLAS (AP) -- Shawn Marion scored a season-high 26 points, O.J. Mayo added 19 and the Dallas Mavericks handed the Golden State Warriors their fourth straight loss, 116-91 on Saturday night.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 15 points and Darren Collison keyed a first-quarter run for Dallas, which beat Golden State for the first time this season after dropping their first two meetings to the...
Don’t listen to anything that Marion says, the #1 reason why he will report?
Straight Cash Homie. Can’t get paid if you say at home.
“If I’m going to get traded, they’re going to tell me what’s going on and where I’m going,” the 14-year veteran said. “Because if I’m going to a (expletive) situation, I’m not going. It’s just that simple.
“At this time, I’m...
Ten of these to play bad ball
So here's a fairly fascinating story out of Dallas. Mavericks' small forward and all-around useful piece Shawn Marion, one of the very few people still on this team that have a championship ring from not very long ago, has told the team that he could refuse to report to a team that trades for them, if the team in question is, well, bad.Now,...