Found May 04, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
According to Mavericks guard Delonte West, the Oklahoma City Thunder didn't make a statement Thursday night at American Airlines Center. En route to taking a commanding 3-0 series lead, the Thunder fired on all cylinders from the opening minute, never trailing, leading by as many as 26 and winning 95-79. "You can win by two or 30, it's all the same thing," West said. "We just didn't shoot the ball well. "Tonight we came out and shot a dud and that's the story for us." The fans exiting with 10 minutes to play and the Mavericks down 86-60 probably saw it a little differently. To outsiders, that beat down coupled with Kevin Durant turning in his best game of the series -- 31 points on 11-of-15 shooting -- equaled a possible final nail in the coffin. Obviously, the players in the Mavericks locker room have slightly more optimism than the person in the second level Thursday night who hurled their free royal blue Mavs shirt down to the lower b...

Mavs coach Rick Carlisle loses it over non-call

Just when you thought that Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle was a peaceful individual, he decided to have an epic coaching meltdown last night.It happened in the second quarter of last night's game three between the Mavericks/Thunder after a lack of an offensive goal-tending call on Oklahoma City's Kendrick Perkins sent him into a rage not seen before.Carlisle needed...

This Mark Cuban Animated GIF Sums Up 2011-12 Dallas Mavericks Season

The Dallas Mavericks captivated NBA fans, those in the city of Dallas especially, with their unexpected run to the NBA title last year. It was the triumph of team over talent, and it was a joy to watch. This season for the Mavs has been the exact opposite – like the difference between watching a sunrise and a root canal – and the GIF below of owner Mark Cuban pretty much sums...

Nowitzki: Mavs 'took step back' from last year

Slumped in his chair, microphone in hand, Dirk Nowitzki struggled to find the words to explain the 95-79 defeat the Dallas Mavericks had just suffered to the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 3 of their first round series. Sitting for about seven minutes in the press conference room at American Airlines Center, Nowitzki spoke about what went wrong during the prior couple of hours. And...

Rick Carlisle's temper tantrum fails to rally Mavericks (Video)

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle had a little temper tantrum in the first quarter of Thursday night's playoff game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Carlisle ran onto the court in the middle of live action to scream at the referee about an offensive interference play by the Thunder that was not called, drawing a technical foul on himself. Carlisle had a legitimate...

Mark Cuban is not pleased with the Mavericks performance

Thunder in control and stepping over Mavs

DALLAS For half a decade, the Dallas Mavericks have mastered the art of winning close games. For this bastardized season, they've painted outside the lines as the most wobbly close-game combatants among playoff teams. But for one game on Thursday Game 3 in this first-round playoff series against a blossoming Oklahoma City team the ability to arrange for close games and the...

Khloe Kardashian reportedly thinks Lamar Odom has to play in L.A. for their marriage to continue

If you’re a subscriber of the “where there’s smoke, there’s fire” theory, you have to believe Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian are having some marital issues. While most of us feel like Odom being traded has sent his basketball career into a downward spiral, a recent report would seem to indicate the sudden change did more than just that. According to, Khloe...

Thunder On Verge Of Sweeping Mavericks, Win Game Three 95-79

After defeating the Dallas Mavericks by a total of four points to grab the first two games of their opening round Western Conference Playoff series, the Oklahoma City Thunder took charge early in Thursday night’s game at the American Airlines Center beating the Mavericks 95-79 to take a 3-0 lead in their best of seven match-up. Kevin Durant led five Thunder players in double-figures...

Thunder get decisive win in Dallas, lead 3-0

DALLAS (AP) -- Kevin Durant finally found his postseason shooting touch to get Oklahoma City off to a quick start, and the Thunder never trailed on the way to a 95-79 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night for a commanding 3-0 series lead over the defending NBA champs. After two close games on their home court, the young Thunder ran away with Game 3. They will run...

Thunder 95, Mavericks 79

DALLAS -- The defending champions are 48 minutes from elimination. The Oklahoma City Thunder put a pounding on the Dallas Mavericks that likely has signaled a changing of the guard in the Western Conference. The Thunder's 95-79 romp Thursday has the young upstarts one victory from advancing to the second round. The Mavericks, down three games to none in the best-of-seven...

Saturday GameDay Mavs Donuts

Like Dirk Nowitzki says, 'We've got to win a game. You never focus on winning four straight. We've got to show some pride on Saturday and just play a better game. If you think about 0-3, you’re just going to get more frustrated. That’s bad energy.' So ... think good thoughts while noshing on your Saturday Mavs Donuts!
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