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NBA rules refs had 2 incorrect non-calls on 1 play before Mavs-Griz OT

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is never shy about sending questionable calls to the league office. This time, though, he probably kept the referee's errors to himself after the Mavs beat the Memphis Grizzlies in overtime Saturday.Dallas had two chances to win in regulation. The second was a shot-in-the-dark, inbounds alley-oop attempt with 0.5 seconds left on the clock. However...
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Parsons has 26 as Mavs defeat Grizzlies 114-110 in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Dallas Mavericks probably felt like they should have avoided overtime. Chandler Parsons made sure they didn't squander the opportunity for the win in the extra period. Parsons scored 26 points, including a pair of 3-pointers in overtime, to lead the Mavericks to a 114-110 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. ''We enjoy playing basketball...
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Parsons has 26 as Mavericks defeat Grizzlies 114-110 in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Chandler Parsons scored 26 points, including a pair of 3-pointers in overtime, to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 114-110 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. Dirk Nowitzki's 21-foot jumper with 16.6 seconds left pushed the Dallas lead to 112-109, and the Mavericks held on to snap a three-game losing streak. Deron Williams scored 22 points...
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Mavericks bounce back with OT win against Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Chandler Parsons scored 26 points, including a pair of 3-pointers in overtime, to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 114-110 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. Dirk Nowitzki's 21-foot jumper with 16.6 seconds left pushed the Dallas lead to 112-109, and the Mavericks held on to snap a three-game losing streak. Deron Williams scored 22 points and...
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WATCH: Mavs rookie laughed at for trash talking Spurs bench

Mavericks rookie big man Salah Mejri threw down a dunk with his team down 20 to San Antonio on Friday night. This in itself is rather unremarkable. What is hilarious, though, is the fact that he appeared to turn to the Spurs bench and talk some trash/celebrate. Gregg Popovich and Tim Duncan had the only appropriate reaction for when a rookie playing in a game down 20 gives it to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cuban wants to keep 'hack-a-player' rule; is he still upset about DJ?

The "hack-a-player" strategy is one of the most controversial loopholes in the NBA, and despite Commissioner Adam Silver coming out earlier this week in favor of change, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban really wants to keep thing the way they are.This is silly for many reasons—Silver is correct; the league needs to make changes—but here's why Cuban thinks everything is perfect...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban opposes rule change to stop hack-a-player strategy

Count Mark Cuban among those who don’t want to see the league protect bad free throw shooters with new rules. The Mavericks owner likes the strategy, saying it makes fans feel a part of the game and adds a strategic element. “Will they leave him in or leave him out?” Cuban told ESPN.com’s Tom Haberstroh. “How do both teams feel about it? How will they foul? Is it a new...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks-Grizzlies Preview

The Memphis Grizzlies are on their longest winning streak in a year, while the Dallas Mavericks are trying to avoid their longest slide over that same time frame. The Grizzlies try to win for the 10th time in 11 games and send the Mavericks to a fourth straight defeat Saturday night. Memphis (30-20) has won five in a row for the first time since taking eight straight from Jan...
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Parsons on Carlisle: 'We have to find a way to get on the same page'

Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons has been playing his best basketball of the season, maybe of his career, so he was surprised and disappointed to be sitting on the bench for basically the final six minutes of Dallas' three-point loss to the Miami Heat on Wednesday.Parsons expressed his surprise afterward, and on Thursday, he expounded on his belief why there is a measure...
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The intriguing Carlisle-Parsons relationship takes another odd twist

No Dallas Mavericks player has been filling it up lately like Chandler Parsons. So when the 6-foot-10 forward was on the bench and not the court with Dallas desperately trying to claw past the Miami Heat, it came as something of a surprise.For much of the early season, Parsons was not part of the Mavs' closing unit because of his ongoing recovery from hybrid microfracture knee surgery...
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Dirk Nowitzki on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's criticism: 'I guess he's not a big fan of my game'

Dirk Nowitzki has had one of the most remarkable careers of the NBA's last 20 years. You may figure the previous sentence to be a universal truth, but apparently, it's not. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shared an unconventional opinion on the Mavericks star's game this week, referring to him as a "one-trick pony" while knocking his all-time resume for a lack of rebounding, defense and shot...
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Dirk Nowitzki responds to Kareem’s ‘one-trick pony’ talk

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar asserted that Dirk Nowitzki is a one-trick pony because of his one-legged fadeaway jumper, but the Dallas Mavericks power forward — shockingly — doesn’t agree with the criticism. According to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, Nowitzki respects the Hall of Famer’s opinion but won’t get into a war of words with Abdul-Jabbar, who previously...
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Mavs C JaVale McGee wants you to follow his cat Raja, one of the 'flyest species' ever

Dallas Mavericks center JaVale McGee has a new companion named Raja -- a Sphynx cat born on Dec. 2 2015. Sphynx cats do not have coats, though they are not completely haireless. In McGee's estimation, Sphynx cats are one of the flyest species you'll ever see. It helps that he's taken some glamour shots and given the kitten a gold chain and its own Instagram account. Check it out...
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Chandler Parsons, Dirk Nowitzki featured in 'Zoolander' parody (Video)

Chandler Parsons stars as Derek Zoolander in the latest Dallas Mavericks Youtube video that pays homage to the original movie just as the sequel is scheduled to be released.Dirk Nowitzki co-stars as Hansel as the two play it up for a few laughs in "ZooChandler". Video via DallasMavericks. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
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Hassan Whiteside throws down powerful dunk over JaVale McGee

Miami Heat big man Hassan Whiteside played in his first game in roughly two weeks when his team took on the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night, and he looked like he hadn’t missed a beat. On one particular play in the second quarter, Whiteside was working against JaVale McGee, and used a great spin move to create some space and carve out a lane to the basket. And then he slammed...
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10 years later, Cuban still thinks NBA screwed Dallas out of a title

Ten years is a long time to stay angry about anything, but Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban doesn't care. To this day, he's convinced the Mavericks should've defeated the Miami Heat in the 2006 NBA Finals. Had it not been for some exceptionally questionable whistles, Dirk Nowitzki might have two rings instead of one:First of all, Cuban might have a point. Dwyane Wade by himself...
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Mavs' Williams out against Heat after injuring hip at Hawks

DALLAS (AP) Mavericks point guard Deron Williams will be out against Miami on Wednesday night after injuring his right hip in the previous game at Atlanta. Dallas is also without backup guard Devin Harris, who will miss his sixth straight game with left big toe sprain. It's the same toe that required surgery before the 2013-14 season. Williams left in the second quarter of a...
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Mavs spoof 'Zoolander' with 'ZooChandler' and, of course, Dirk

The Dallas Mavericks' media team gets jiggy with it yet again with this pretty awesome spoof of the movie "Zoolander." The Mavs' version, "ZooChandler," stars none other than forward Chandler Parsons and, of course, his buddy Dirk Nowitzki, who was last seen on Dallas' jumbo video board impersonating Donald Trump.Mavs shooting guard Wesley Matthews also makes an appearance as does...
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Dallas Mavericks and the trade deadline

The NBA trade season has been as appealing as a frump knitting while gluten free cookies are baking in the oven. It has been stale with very few teams making any sort of noise. That especially goes for the Dallas Mavericks. Owner Mark Cuban recently stated to the media, “I don’t even know when it is” in regards to the trade deadline. He then went on to bluntly state, “There’s...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks troll Dirk Nowitzki over his new haircut

Dirk Nowitzki got a haircut, and it did not go down well in the Dallas Mavericks locker room. Nowitzki posted a picture of his new look to Twitter on Sunday night, with an added comment: his teammates have apparently taken to calling him Ellen DeGeneres. Whole team calls me Ellen DeGeneres with my new hairdo!!!! @TheEllenShow pic.twitter.com/NabypGbSAr — Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: No trades are tempting to Mavericks

NBA teams are closing in on the 2016 trade deadline, but don’t expect the upstart Dallas Mavericks to make any moves. Earl K. Sneed of the team’s official site notes owner Mark Cuban is content with the roster. Mark Cuban says "nothing is really tempting to us" as the trade deadline approaches. @dallasmavs like the team currently constructed. — Earl K. Sneed (@EarlKSneed...
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Mavericks relentlessly mock Dirk Nowitzki over bad haircut

Dirk Nowitzki walked into a barber shop sometime in the last few days, and walked out looking like a kid from a "Home Improvement" episode. Whole team calls me Ellen DeGeneres with my new hairdo!!!! @TheEllenShow pic.twitter.com/NabypGbSAr — Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) February 1, 2016 As Dirk tweeted, his Dallas Mavericks teammates are calling him “Ellen DeGeneres”. Even...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks-Hawks Preview

The Dallas Mavericks managed to win without Dirk Nowitzki in the lineup. The Atlanta Hawks couldn't snap out of their recent struggles even with Paul Millsap on the floor. The Mavericks will seek to add to those woes Monday night by sending the Hawks to a season-worst losing streak. Nowitzki was rested for the first of back-to-back games Sunday and the first of five contests in...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns tumble down stretch in loss to Mavericks

DALLAS -- Deron Williams scored 27 points and the Dallas Mavericks won without Dirk Nowitzki, surging past the lowly Phoenix Suns 91-78 Sunday night.Dwight Powell had six straight points for all his scoring to give the Mavericks the lead for good in the fourth quarter.Nowitzki sat out the opener of a back-to-back set and the first of Dallas' five games in seven nights. The Mavericks...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams leads Mavs past Suns on Star Wars Night

DALLAS (AP) -- Deron Williams scored 27 points and the Dallas Mavericks won without Dirk Nowitzki, surging past the lowly Phoenix Suns 91-78 Sunday night. Dwight Powell had six straight points for all his scoring to give the Mavericks the lead for good in the fourth quarter. Nowitzki sat out the opener of a back-to-back set and the first of Dallas' five games in seven nights. The...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss
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