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Warriors-Mavericks Preview

There doesn't appear to be any slowing down the Golden State Warriors, who haven't lost in over a month. Good defense is a big reason why, and now they must go on the road to face the NBA's highest-scoring team - the Dallas Mavericks. Golden State tries to extend the longest winning streak in franchise history as these Western Conference foes begin their season series Saturday. The...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd gives Bucks written tests on NBA history

The average NBA player assumes their test taking days are a wrap. But apparently if you play for the Mlwaukee Bucks, you better sharpen up that number 2 pencil. head coach Jason Kidd is giving tests on offensive schemes and NBA history to his team. Kidd gives his players a written test every game day, a trick he picked up from Rick Carlisle and Terry Stotts in Dallas, he...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyson Chandler took awesome selfies with Rick Carlisle and Dirk Nowitzki

You know, we thought Monta Ellis took an outstanding selfie during Mavericks Media Day. Well, someone else has got Monta beat in that department. Look at Tyson Chandler take selfies with both Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle and Dirk Nowitzki after Saturday night’s game against the Bucks: So, it's safe to say @tysonchandler is the #MavsSelfieKing. pic.twitter.com/8noTfMz4AH —...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks-Grizzlies Preview

The only teams giving the Memphis Grizzlies any trouble lately reside in Texas. Now there's another one coming to town which gave them plenty of problems last season. The Dallas Mavericks were the last visiting team to win a regular-season game in Memphis - about 10 months ago - until another Lone Star state stalwart recently did. The Grizzlies must beat them Tuesday night to avoid...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Monta Ellis’ Game-Winner Made Mallory Edens Sad

Monta Ellis spent two very meh years with the Milwaukee Bucks before finding sanctuary with Rick Carlisle and the Dallas Mavericks. Since then, he has been an under-the-radar revelation. On Wednesday night, Ellis took on his former team and showed off the electric skill set that was nonexistent during his days in Milwaukee—capping the night with a remarkable fadeaway buzzer-beater...
Via Busted Coverage
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Fantasy Basketball: Week 4 Trend or Mirage?

Brandan Wright – TREND Is there a more efficient bench player in the league than Brandan Wright? There may not be a player who makes the most out of both his opportunities and his team fit, as Rick Carlisle utilizes his back-up big beautifully off the bench. Wright’s been absolutely crushing it from the field, to the tune of 77.2% – yes you’re reading that right, 71-92 shooting...
Via The Fantasy Fix
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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
24 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 — Baxter...
Via Thacover2
27 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 — Baxter...
Via BlackSportsOnline
27 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
November 14, 2014  |  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. With LeBron James...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  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
November 03, 2014  |  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 that...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 31, 2014  |  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...
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: "There...
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 Bloguin Best
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 Crossover Chronicles
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 wrote in a statement issued...
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
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