NBA Playoffs Simulation - Dallas Mavericks vs San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs just continue to play their own style of basketball and the NBA has yet to figure out how to stop it. The Original Big 3 is back at it for one more (last?) championship.  If Dirk Nowitzki and Monta Ellis plan on stopping them, well good luck.  Our simulation has the Spurs winning in 6 games. Game 1Mavericks 101Spurs 124 Spurs lead series 1-0This game was...
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Mavericks settle for 8th seed in loss to Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Mike Conley hit two free throws with 1.1 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies grabbed the Western Conference's No. 7 seed away from Dallas by edging the Mavericks 106-105 on Wednesday night in the regular season finale. Monta Ellis missed a 17-footer before Conley drew the foul driving to the basket. Dallas had one last shot, but Ellis missed...
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Monta Ellis Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week

The Dallas Mavericks’ Monta Ellis was named the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from April 7 to April 13. Ellis averaged 25.7 points, 4.7 assists and 4.0 rebounds, powering the Mavs to a 2-1 record on the week. Game of the week: Ellis recorded 37 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals as the Mavericks clinched a playoff berth with a 101...
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Jeff Teague, Monta Ellis Named NBA Players Of The Week

Jeff Teague and Monta Ellis have been named the NBA's Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games Monday, April 7, through Sunday, April 13. Teague averaged 20.25 points and 5.75 as the Hawks went 3-1 in the week. Ellis averaged 25.7 points, 4.7 assists and 51.6 percent field-goal shooting in three games, including a 37-point performance against the Phoenix Suns
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A look at Mavs' potentially 'lovely' playoff picture

DALLAS - For the 13th time in 14 years, the Dallas Mavericks are in the NBA playoffs. "It's lovely," said Monta Ellis after the Mavs' Saturday night playoff-clinching 101-98 win over Phoenix. "We set this goal at the beginning of training camp. Everybody doubted us. ...'' The chip-on-the-shoulder/us-against-the-world mindset is the oldest self-motivational...
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Mark Cuban Trolls His Own Player--Monta Ellis--in Hilarious Fashion

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is many things, but when it comes to his team his role is clear--he's there for his guys. He proved that when he was there for Monta Ellis Saturday night after his star player was knocked to the ground after taking a charge.However, being the fun loving guy that he is he couldn't help but poke fun at Ellis on Facebook (just a little).Late...
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Ellis' season high helps Mavs clinch playoff berth

DALLAS (AP) -- Monta Ellis came to Dallas because he wanted to pair up with Dirk Nowitzki and see what kind of scoring tag team they could be. With the Mavericks in danger of making their playoff road much more difficult, they shared their best moment of the season. Ellis matched his season high with 37 points and Nowitzki scored 21 of his 23 during a second-half rally that carried...
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Suns go down in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) -- Monta Ellis matched his season high with 36 points and Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 of his 23 during a second-half rally that carried the Dallas Mavericks back to the playoffs in a 101-98 victory against the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. Ellis and Dirk Nowitzki brought the Mavericks back by hitting five 3-pointers between them in less than 4 minutes of the third quarter...
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Mavericks' Monta Ellis and Shawn Marion play in loss to Spurs

The Dallas Mavericks lost to the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday by the score of 109-100. The loss dropped the Mavericks to 48-32, third in the Southwest Division and eighth in the Western Conference. The good news is the Mavericks both Monta Ellis and Shawn Marion played despite being banged up, which bodes well heading into the playoffs. Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsEarl...
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NBA Admits Referees Should Have Called Goaltend On Jermaine O'Neal's Late Block Of Monta Ellis On Tuesday

The NBA issued a statement Wednesday afternoon acknowledging that officials missed a goaltend call on Jermaine O'Neal's block of Monta Ellis with 16 seconds remaining in the Golden State Warriors' 122-120 overtime win over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday. “Upon review at the league office, we have found that a shot taken by Dallas’ Monta Ellis with 16.0 seconds remaining...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

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