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Dallas Mavericks: Rick Carlisle is a genious

Rick Carlisle After 14 games, the Mavericks are in good shape in the competitive Western Conference, currently having the 5th best record in the conference (10-4). The last few games have also shown glimpses of Rick Carlisle’s regular rotation, and as expected, it involves everyone. Carlisle seems to have a definite starting five, but he has distributed minutes throughout the roster...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs Coach Rick Carlisle: Kobe Bryant Is a “Basketball Assassin”

Rick Carlisle said it best. I’m not even sure I need to write a post on it. During a conversation after Mavs shoot around, Carlisle was asked about Kobe Bryant. Carlisle has been around the NBA a long time, and didn’t pull any punches in describing the Black Mamba. Dallas coach Rick Carlisle calls Kobe Bryant a "basketball assassin": pic.twitter.com/9pCrkNq9GO...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs Coach Rick Carlisle: Kobe Is a “Basketball Assassin”

Rick Carlisle said it best. I’m not even sure I need to write a post on it. During a conversation after Mavs shoot around, Carlisle was asked about Kobe Bryant. Carlisle has been around the NBA a long time, and didn’t pull any punches in describing the Black Mamba. Dallas coach Rick Carlisle calls Kobe Bryant a "basketball assassin": pic.twitter.com/9pCrkNq9GO...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves-Mavericks Preview

The Dallas Mavericks are coming off the most lopsided victory in franchise history. Saturday night's showdown against struggling Minnesota could also get out of hand if the Timberwolves' latest effort is any indication. Dallas (6-3) is set to close a four-game homestand after blowing out winless Philadelphia 123-70 on Thursday for its second consecutive victory. The 53-point...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs show toughness in torturing of Sixers

DALLAS - Rick Carlisle concedes his team isn't 'physical.' But that doesn't mean the Mavs can't exhibit 'toughness,' as they demonstrated Thursday in an almost sadistic 123-70 home win over the tanktastic Sixers. And I mean 'sadistic' in the nicest possible way ... The Dallas Mavericks lack bruising physicality, are struggling at the starting point...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies; Why They Aren’t Contenders This Season

Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Memphis Grizzlies: Why They AREN’T Contenders This Season By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… This article is a response to the one that was posted a few days ago on Hoopstuff, outlining three reasons why the Memphis Grizzlies could challenge for the title this year. Although Chris Kline put forward three solid points, I’m here to...
Via HoopStuff
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat-Mavericks Preview

Dirk Nowitzki's performance in Dallas' latest win had coach Rick Carlisle gushing, and the Mavericks' star is on the verge of moving up another rung on the NBA's scoring list. While Nowitzki has performed well in recent games against the Miami Heat, it hasn't been enough for the Mavericks to earn their first win in the series since the 2011 NBA finals clincher...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle: Mavericks Must ‘Be Careful’ Vs. Rajon Rondo, Celtics

Rick Carlisle isn’t letting Saturday’s miserable shooting performance cloud his judgment of the Boston Celtics. The Dallas Mavericks head coach told reporters Monday that he’s preparing for the Celtics team that routed the Brooklyn Nets on opening night, not the one that went 1-for-25 from 3-point range in its blowout loss to the Houston Rockets. “We’ve got to be careful...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks could be on verge of something special

The Dallas Mavericks did exactly what you're supposed to do to one of the most underwhelming lineups in the NBA. They buried the Utah Jazz within the first three minutes of the game. After a 1-point road loss to the San Antonio Spurs in the season opener, the Mavs gave their home fans a glimpse of what could be one of the most efficient offenses in the NBA. The same lob passes...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Is J.J. Barea Necessary To Mavericks?

Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America Dallas Mavericks: Is J.J. Barea Necessary To Mavericks? By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… J.J. Barea’s contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves is close to being bought out, which will allow the Puerto Rican guard to return to the Mavericks, where he won a ring in 2011. Both parties have stated their intent to come together...
Via HoopStuff
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle says LeBron James is Top 5 player of all-time

Rick Carlisle has seen his share of all-time great players. He was once a teammate of Larry Bird’s and he’s watched guys like Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan dominate the league. So what he said is a bit of an eye-opener considering that the man he was talking about is still currently playing in the league. From Dave McMenamin of ESPN: Dallas' Rick Carlisle on LeBron:...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs coach predicts Nowitzki will finish his career in prestigious top five group

Jason Whitney Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle believes Dirk Nowitzki will finish as one of the five greatest scorers in the history of the NBA – at least statistically speaking. The German 7-footer currently has 26,786 points during his 16 NBA seasons and is under contract for the next few seasons after signing a three-year, $25 million deal this […] Sports-Kings - The...
Via Sports-Kings
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons Called Out By Salty 12-Year-Old (Video)

Chandler Parsons can’t catch a break these days. When he’s  not busy being called out by coach Rick Carlisle for being ‘heavy’, he’s now got 12-year-old’s taking shots at him. Watch this pre-teen YouTuber call out Parsons show off his “mad skills”. No word as to why he targeted Parsons–race thing or Rockets thing? No one knows, but stay woke. [The Starters]
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons Serves Six Pack Of Abs To Rick Carlisle

Chandler Parsons serves six pack of abs to Rick Carlisle with his shirtless photo showing off his ripped body.
Via Gamedayr
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle’s ripping of Chandler Parsons’ weight was unnecessary and stupid

Oftentimes in the NBA, players make dumb and controversial statements. Across all professional sports, that is the case and when players do say things that are ill-advised, coaches and executives are the people that have to backtrack those remarks and save face. Rarely, if ever, is it the coach saying something stupid, especially about a player. Well, veteran coach Rick Carlisle...
Via Crossover Chronicles
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle’s ripping of Chandler Parsons’ weight was unnecessary and stupid

Oftentimes in the NBA, players make dumb and controversial statements. Across all professional sports, that is the case and when players do say things that are ill-advised, coaches and executives are the people that have to backtrack those remarks and save face. Rarely, if ever, is it the coach saying something stupid, especially about a player. Well, veteran coach Rick Carlisle...
Via Bloguin Best
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons, Rick Carlisle Squabble Over Parsons’ Weight

Chandler Parsons probably hasn’t been told he’s fat too many times. The star forward and new Dallas Mavericks starter is — like...
Via Athlon Sports
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlisle Says His Wife Followed Parsons on IG After He Posted Shirtless Pic

Things are getting a little weird in Dallas. Rick Carlisle called out Chandler Parsons on being husky. Parsons decided to make his statement via Instagram. Loading
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle apologizes for calling Parsons overweight

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle apologized on Sunday for some recent comments he made about his team’s biggest offseason acquisition. After Chandler Parsons missed five of six 3-pointers during a preseason game last week, Carlisle said Parsons needs to lose some weight and work on his conditioning. “Parsons looked tired out there,” Carlisle said,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs' Carlisle Apologizes to 'Heavy' Parsons

DALLAS -- Two days after taking the unusual measure of calling out Chandler Parsons for carrying "extra pounds,'' coach Rick Carlisle orchestrated an equally unusual move: The Mavs coach issued a private and public apology to Dallas' new budding star. "It was unfair and inappropriate to single out Chandler Parsons after the game Friday night," Carlisle...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle Apologizes to Parsons for Calling Him Fat

Rick Carlisle normally never apologizes for anything, so clearly something got to him. Carlisle and Chandler Parsons have been going back on forth at each other. Carlisle suggested that Parsons wasn’t in shape, so Parsons took to social media to prove he’s stacked with a nice set of abs. Loading
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlisle Apologizes For Criticising Parsons' Weight, Conditioning

Rick Carlisle apologized to Chandler Parsons via a press release from the Dallas Mavericks for criticizing his weight and conditioning. "It was unfair and inappropriate to single out Chandler Parsons after the game Friday night," Carlisle wrote in a statement issued Sunday afternoon. "I have apologized to him and the entire team for this error in judgment. Not only...
Via RealGM
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle Asking Chandler Parsons To Lose Extra Weight

Chandler Parsons had nine points, six rebounds and six assists in 20 minutes in the Dallas Mavericks' second preseason game on Friday. Afterward, Rick Carlisle said the veteran forward needs to increase his basketball shape by losing some weight. “Parsons looked tired out there,” Carlisle said. “His shot was short. He’s working on losing some weight. He’s a little heavier...
Via RealGM
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs HC Rick Carlisle on Chandler Parsons: He’s a Little Bit Heavy

It looks like the relationship between Chandler Parsons and Rick Carlisle is off to a bit of a bumpy start after the Dallas Mavericks head coach made it known publicly on Friday, that he isn’t happy with his forward’s weight and conditioning. He looked tired out there tonight to me, and his shot is short. He’s working on losing some weight. He’s a little bit heavier than...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs' Parsons and the Battle of the Bulge?

DALLAS -- There are certain battles Mavs players are not going to win. Like battles with coach Rick Carlisle. There are other certain battles that Carlisle insists they must win. Like Chandler Parsons' "Battle of the Bulge.'' "He looked tired out there tonight to me, and his shot is short," Carlisle said after Dallas' preseason loss to OKC on Friday...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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