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Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks Fans Get Their Wish Granted with First Round Match-Up

DALLAS, TX – MARCH 24: Chandler Parsons #25 of the Dallas Mavericks goes in for the lay up against the San Antonio Spurs on March 24, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images) The basketball gods have delivered for fans of the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks. Meeting in the first round of the...
Via The Sports Journal
22 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Why They Will Beat the Mavericks

(Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images North America) Houston Rockets: Why They Will Beat the Mavericks By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… After several days of calculating the various West seeding scenarios and watching the true results unfold, round 1 will feature many interesting games. Among them, the intrastate contest between the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks...
Via HoopStuff
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban on Rockets: That’s not a very good team except James Harden

Mark Cuban is already spicing things up before his Dallas Mavericks meet the Houston Rockets in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Cuban spoke with Grantland’s Kirk Goldsberry earlier this month and talked about the Rockets, who he said were not very good save their MVP candidate James Harden. The conversation came after Houston...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cuban: Harden is MVP, Rockets are not very good

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is the latest person to express their opinion on the debate regarding who should win the hotly-contested NBA MVP race. It’s Cuban’s contention that Houston Rockets superstar James harden should win it. Keeping in mind Cuban’s willingness to move the needle as it concerns public debate and his penchant for...Read More The post Mark Cuban: James...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mavs top Blazers, learn Rockets will be playoff foe

Tyson Chandler had 22 points and 15 rebounds and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 114-98 on Wednesday night while learning they will play Houston in the first round of the playoffs. The Mavericks (50-32) have been locked into the seventh seed in the Western Conference for a week. They had to wait until the final night of the regular season to find out their opponent...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs top Blazers 114-98, learn Rockets will be playoff foe

DALLAS (AP) Tyson Chandler had 22 points and 15 rebounds and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 114-98 on Wednesday night while learning they will play Houston in the first round of the playoffs. The Mavericks (50-32) have been locked into the seventh seed in the Western Conference for a week. They had to wait until the final night of the regular season to find...
Via AP on Fox
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Masters champ Jordan Spieth wants to play golf with Dirk Nowitzki

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Via Fox Sports
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Mindy Project x Parsons Project

Already voted the best looking baller by Japan. Dallas Mavericks swingman Chandler Parsons has no problems with the ladies, even the famous ones like actress Mindy Kaling, from the FOX comedy hit “The Mindy Project.” Peep his Twitter pick-up game. [View the story “Mindy Project x Parsons Project” on Storify] Our reaction to the check dms line? All the “Saved By the...
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Nowitzki is still a star

It is no mystery for Dallas Mavericks fans that Dirk Nowitzki is losing his touch at the ripe age of 37. Dirk knows, too, that he is no longer able to run this team by himself. He has never been that athletic, typically moves very slow, and has little to no defensive presence. In fact, Dirk’s major contributions have mainly been on the offensive end. He has averaged 20+ points...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers-Mavericks Preview

Getting healthy is the main focus for the Portland Trail Blazers and Dallas Mavericks, who both are locked into their respective playoff seeds in the Western Conference. Blazers coach Terry Stotts is hoping LaMarcus Aldridge will be able to play when Portland visits Dallas in the regular-season finale Wednesday night. Aldridge has a left foot sprain that has kept him out of the last...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Chandler Parsons flirting with Mindy Kaling?

Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons has quite a reputation with the ladies, so it should surprise exactly nobody that he recently took to Twitter to flirt with actress Mindy Kaling, star of the FOX comedy "The Mindy Project. " Hear that? It's the faint sound of breaking hearts all across America. Not too many women will be pleased if Parsons takes himself off the market, just...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo: Kobe bailed on me again

By all indications, Kobe Bryant and Rajon Rondo enjoy each other’s company. The two had breakfast together earlier this season when Rondo was still with the Boston Celtics, which led to some speculation that the Los Angeles Lakers were trying to trade for the star point guard. As we know, Rondo went to the Dallas...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Mavericks Top Lakers 120-106

DAL: 120 LA: 106 Last night (April 12) the Dallas Mavericks hit the road to take on a Los Angeles Lakers team that hasn’t had their traditional shine all season long. The Mavericks controlled all facets of the game: pace, glass, points in paint, and most importantly points in general. Amare Stoudemire and Devin Harris sat this game out which leads me to suspect to see other players...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban Says He Has A Solution To End Tanking. Do You Think It Could Work?

Mark Cuban thinks he has a system that will bring an end tanking. The owner of the Dallas Mavericks explained his theory to Colin Cowherd earlier this week, and while it’s not perfect – no solution will be – it is a pretty interesting idea. Here’s the transcript, courtesy of SportsNaut.com: You make all the rookies free agents and you give each team—depending on where...
Via Lakerholicz.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Felton's winner lifts Mavs over Nuggets in 2 OTs; Gallinari scores 47

  Raymond Felton hit a layup with 1.5 seconds remaining in double overtime, then blocked a last-second shot to help the Dallas Mavericks beat the Denver Nuggets 144-143 on Friday night. Felton drove past Randy Foye and banked in a shot high off the glass. He then got a piece of Kenneth Faried's jumper at the buzzer, causing the ball to wind up short. Danilo Gallinari scored a career...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Felton lifts Mavs to 144-143 win over Nuggets in 2 OTs

DENVER (AP) Raymond Felton hit a layup with 1.5 seconds remaining in double overtime, then blocked a last-second shot to help the Dallas Mavericks beat the Denver Nuggets 144-143 on Friday night. Felton drove past Randy Foye and banked in a shot high off the glass. He then got a piece of Kenneth Faried's jumper at the buzzer, causing the ball to wind up short. Danilo Gallinari scored...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban attempts to solve NBA’s tanking problem

If there’s a debate on anything from bottled water to the quality of play in college basketball, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has an opinion on it. Taking on the perceived tanking problem around the NBA, Cuban shared a rather interesting idea on how to solve it. Cuban’s plan could potentially make sense. This is how it would work. Turn the NBA draft into a recruiting...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Have to keep pushing on

Once again, injury has plagued the Dallas Mavericks this season. Rajon Rondo hyperextended his knee and Chandler Parsons was experiencing some tenderness in his knee that resulted in a DNP. The Mavericks are not looking too hot from a health perspective, but their misfortunes do not stop at just healthiness. Ellis is getting cold Monta Ellis Monta Ellis proceeds to perform at...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo used to be Laced Cheeba

Once upon the time, Rajon Rondo was one of the best point guards in the NBA … or at the very least one of the most uniquely talented. Sure, he was..... The post The Big Dance: Rajon Rondo Used To Be Laced Cheeba appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks-Nuggets Preview

After securing the seventh seed in the Western Conference, the Dallas Mavericks will try to balance a desire to reach 50 wins with a chance to heal in time for the playoffs. They could move in on achieving both during a three-game trip against losing teams. With Chandler Parsons sitting out due to a swollen knee, Dallas looks to win back-to-back games for the first time in three...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson finishes fastbreak dunk on Brandan Wright

To our surprise, Richard Jefferson still has some springs. He showed us when he dunked on Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (which somehow didn’t count because of a called offensive foul). And he showed us again by putting this on Brandan Wright: Impressive, RJ. Very impressive. *** Richard Jefferson pic from Getty Images. Video by the NBA.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
8 days ago  |  Discuss

A revealing look inside Rajon Rondo’s personality

ESPN’s Baxter Holmes has a fantastic feature on Rajon Rondo, “Good at Math, Bad at People.” I recommend reading the entire article, but here are a few highly interesting excerpts along with my usual insightful commentary. KG talks about the time Rondo threw his water bottle at a TV: It’s May 2011, and Boston is trailing Miami two games to none during its second-round playoff...
Via Red's Army
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ainge: Is Rondo good enough to behave the way he does?

Rajon Rondo has a reputation for being one of the most difficult players in the NBA to coach. Some even believe he is one of the main reasons Doc Rivers chose to leave Boston. No matter how well he plays, that reputation continues to follow Rondo wherever he goes. One person who knows Rondo very...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban obliterates college basketball

It was just one week ago that UCONN women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma ripped the men’s game. Following Auriemma’s lead is Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who is also not fond of the game. Cuban shared his thoughts in a recent interview and obliterated the style of the college game, saying that it could be ruining NBA Draft prospects. From the shot clock to poor refereeing...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban thinks NCAA basketball is “horrible”

NCAA’s March Madness is wildly popular — but apparently it’s a dance that’s not for everyone. You can count Dallas...
Via Athlon Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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