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Mavericks’ Rick Carlisle tapes mouth shut to avoid fine

Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle was fined $25,000 by the NBA over the weekend for his comments about the officiating in Dallas’ Game 3 loss to the Houston Rockets. But after the Mavericks 121-109 win in Game 4, Carlisle taped his mouth shut to keep himself out of trouble. “Are you asking me a question about the officiating? I brought something just for that,” Carlisle...
Via Sports-Glory
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks are on the verge of elimination

Dirk Nowitzki, Tyson Chandler, Charlie Villanueva Another 50 win season, yet this Dallas Mavericks team has lacked a sustainable amount of gas for them to advance far in the playoffs. Injuries have certainly been an issue, but the Houston Rockets team they are currently down 3-0 to is a phenomenal squad. They are generating offensive power at a rate which is somewhat equivalent...
Via isportsweb.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

After A Game 3 Loss To The Nets, The Atlanta Hawks Will Finally Be Unmasked… For Better Or Worse

The Atlanta Hawks stand at the center of several recognizable paths after three games in the 2015 NBA Playoffs. Whether that’s a good or bad thing for them? We don’t know… but we’ll soon begin to collect much more valuable and revealing information. The final two rounds of the NBA playoffs represent showcase events in which elite foes tear at each other. For this reason...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

After A Game 3 Loss To The Nets, The Atlanta Hawks Will Finally Be Unmasked… For Better Or Worse

The Atlanta Hawks stand at the center of several recognizable paths after three games in the 2015 NBA Playoffs. Whether that’s a good or bad thing for them? We don’t know… but we’ll soon begin to collect much more valuable and revealing information. The final two rounds of the NBA playoffs represent showcase events in which elite foes tear at each other. For this reason...
Via Crossover Chronicles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Frankly Frankel: April 25, 2015

The Dallas Mavericks are finished with Rajon Rondo, the Yankees are choosing to ignore Alex Rodriguez’s accomplishments, and Tim Tebow is back!!  This is Frankly Frankel on this Saturday, April 25, 2015. There may not be a bigger cancer in the history of the NBA than Rajon Rondo.  The Boston Celtics traded him in mid-December, and got better.  When you trade your supposed “best”...
Via Standing O Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Friday's best: Harden too much for Mavs' addition by Rondo subtraction

Best stat line: James Harden, G, Houston Rockets: 42 points, 5 rebounds, 9 assists vs. Dallas Mavericks. With the way that NBA substitution patterns work, the scoring for a star from quarter to quarter often looks like a backward N-curve: high in the first and third quarters, low in the second and fourth. Such was the nature of The Beard's scoring night, but that was the only thing...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks fan has awesome ‘Where’s Rondo’ T-shirt

So Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle has said that Rajon Rondo has played his last game for the team. The potential was there but the fact of the matter was that the Mavericks’ offense regressed when he was on the court. Some fans have recognized that about Rondo. This guy has the best shirt ever about this: Best shirt award goes to @o120mer0 #wheresrondo pic.twitter.com/3YtBqq1c7o...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Dallas battle back with a new backcourt?

Rajon Rondo and Chandler Parsons are not walking through that door. The Mavericks will have to crawl out of their two-game deficit without their starting point guard and most versatile offensive weapon. Can they do it? Here's what Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle had to say about his team's chances, courtesy of The Dallas Morning News."The guys we have available are all experienced...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Calm Down – This Portland Trail Blazers Season Was Defined By Injury

The Portland Trail Blazers were lit up in Memphis. Pounded on Sunday, then again on Wednesday. They return home down two games in the series lost by a combined 29 points. What’s been said, written about, and thought about in the aftermath of two of the worst games in franchise playoff history has been ugly. Blazer Mania? Right now, it’s more Blazer Hysteria. You know. You’ve...
Via Oregon Sports News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

J. Paul Slavens performs song ‘Rajon Rondo is the Worst’ (Video)

Rajon Rondo is far from the most popular man in the Dallas area these days. It’s gotten so bad musician J. Paul Slavens performed a song at The Live Oak in Fort Worth about how Rondo is “the worst.” When the Dallas Mavericks traded for Rajon Rondo it was supposed to propel the team towards...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks have one last gasp after Carlisle removes Rondo

Hit us up on Twitter @CrossoverNBA People discount locker room chemistry, or at least the power of non-terrible locker room chemistry. You don’t need to like, be friends with, or align with everyone in a locker room … but when one guy is the lynchpin for bringing down the whole joint, it becomes fatal. Obviously, this is about Rajon Rondo and the Dallas Mavs. The Mavs have...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs have one last gasp after Rick removes Rondo

Hit us up on Twitter @CrossoverNBA People discount locker room chemistry, or at least the power of non-terrible locker room chemistry. You don’t need to like, be friends with, or align with everyone in a locker room … but when one guy is the lynchpin for bringing down the whole joint, it becomes fatal. Obviously, this is about Rajon Rondo and the Dallas Mavs. The Mavs have been...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens 'Little Bit Surprised' By Rajon Rondo Situation With Dallas

Brad Stevens, who coached Rajon Rondo for 52 games from last season until the Boston Celtics traded him in December, was surprised to see things end poorly for him with the Dallas Mavericks. The Mavericks announced on Wednesday that Rondo was “out indefinitely” with a back injury suffered in Game 2 against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. "Yes, I am [surprised]. I haven’t...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo ruled out indefinitely, probably done with Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas’ Mavericks midseason trade for Rajon Rondo was a gamble, and their roll of the dice seems to have emptied their pockets this April...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Fan’s ‘Rajon Rondo Is The Worst’ Song Is The Best (Video)

Dallas Mavericks fans aren’t too happy with Rajon Rondo, and now they’re expressing their feelings through song. The mercurial point guard hit a new low in Game 2 of his team’s playoff series with the Houston Rockets, getting benched after being generally bad in a 111-99 loss. After that, a report surfaced that Rondo is out indefinitely with a back injury, followed by coach...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs, Mavericks to pursue LaMarcus Aldridge in free agency

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports LaMarcus Aldridge is one of the best front-court players in the NBA, and the Portland Trail Blazers are hoping to figure out how to lock him up long-term this offseason as he hits free agency. They aren’t going to be alone in their pursuit of Aldridge, and both the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks are expected to pursue him in free agency as...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Perkins on Rondo's current situation in Dallas: 'Things happen'

Kendrick Perkins knows Rajon Rondo more than just about anybody in the NBA. Here's what the four-time All-Star's close friend and former teammate told MassLive's Jay King about the sour situation in Dallas:"Kendrick Perkins feels for close friend Rajon Rondo, who has likely played his final game with the Dallas Mavericks. 'Things happen,' Perkins said Thursday morning before a Cleveland...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo may have lost millions

The chances Rajon Rondo is out indefinitely with a “back injury” are about as likely as his old team rallying from a 2-0 deficit to upset the heavily-favored Cleveland Cavaliers. 
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondo-hating Mavericks fan performs actually catchy song 'Rajon Rondo Is The Worst'

Here's the current status on the Rajon Rondo-Dallas Mavericks marriage: it's surpassed "on the rocks," crossed the level where the head coach openly says the player will not be back with the team next year, and now a local musician has written a song about how Rondo is the worst. Warning: the song (in the video above) contains expletives and some morbid language, and although the...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ainge 'very surprised' over Rondo's struggles with Mavs

With Rajon Rondo’s tenure with the Dallas Mavericks seemingly over, the decision to trade the point guard will go down as another win for Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge. Ainge, however, said Thursday that he never could have predicted Rondo’s swift downfall in Big D. “I’m very surprised,” Ainge told 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Toucher &...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rage, Rage, Against the Dying Of The Light: Rajon Rondo’s Career, Now In Tatters, Isn’t Likely To Improve

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle was as blunt as you could possibly be about the future of guard Rajon Rondo on Wednesday. Reporter: Do you expect Rondo to wear a Mavericks uniform again? Carlisle: Uhhhh, no, I don’t. He went on to say in regard to the injury news released about Rondo (who is out indefinitely with a back injury), “I understand the announcement that...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rage, Rage, Against the Dying Of The Light: Rajon Rondo’s Career, Now In Tatters, Isn’t Likely To Improve

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle was as blunt as you could possibly be about the future of guard Rajon Rondo on Wednesday. Reporter: Do you expect Rondo to wear a Mavericks uniform again? Carlisle: Uhhhh, no, I don’t. He went on to say in regard to the injury news released about Rondo (who is out indefinitely with a back injury), “I understand the announcement that...
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Fan Writes “Rajon Rondo is the Worst” Song, Compares Him to Franklin the Turtle

Four months ago, the Dallas Mavericks acquired guard Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics and the move was widely applauded by the heavy majority of Mavs fans, leading many to gush over a bright future. Unfortunately, that sentiment is no longer thriving in north Texas. It’s unclear what type of long-term future, if any, awaits Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge on Jae Crowder: "We think he's a part of our team going forward"

Danny Ainge joined the Toucher and Rich show on 98.5 The Sports Hub this morning for his weekly interview and discussed Jae Crowder, the playoffs and his thoughts on the Rajon Rondo drama in Dallas.
Via CLNS Radio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: First round is looking gloomy

During the first game of the series against the Houston Rockets, the Dallas Mavericks showed some promising play on the court. In the second game, they started out with an up-tempo performance and swiftly declined from that point on. I’m not usually one to make good predictions, but I would have to say the Mavericks are pretty much done for this series. The Houston Rockets are...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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