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Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Requires Team to Wear GPS Devices
August 21st, 2013 at 2:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is known for some bizarre antics and his latest requires the team to wear GPS devices that will track their workouts and exertion rates during summer training. Created by the Australia-based company, Catapult Sports, the device is called the OptimEye and players will attach it...

Dallas Mavericks Extend Radio Contract with ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM
August 14th, 2013 at 1:30 PM
After airing the Dallas Mavericks games since the station's debut in 2001, ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM and the Mavs have agreed to a five-year extension of their agreement. The deal will keep the Mavericks on their established radio home for the past 12 seasons, with Brad Davis and Chuck Cooperstein calling...

Dallas Mavericks Set up to Be Better than Last Year
July 21st, 2013 at 11:56 AM
This has been an up and down offseason for the Dallas Mavericks, which started in negative fashion yet again, when Dallas was unable to net free agent superstar C Dwight Howard. But the Mavs have since rebounded nicely, and have once again set themselves up to be in position to sign...

O.J. Mayo’s Benefits Future If He Returns to Dallas Mavericks
April 24th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
  Last week, Dallas Mavericks shooting guard O.J. Mayo said he would decline the player option for the second season of his contract, deciding to test the free agent market for the second season in a row. However, it might be in Mayo's best interest to reconsider that decision. Mayo averaged 15.3 points,...

Dallas Mavericks Head Coach Rick Carlisle not Giving up Playoff Hope
March 5th, 2013 at 2:21 PM
With the Dallas Mavericks sitting at 26-33, 5 1/2 games back of the Utah Jazz for the final playoff spot in the West with 23 games left, there would be plenty reason for the Mavs to call it a season and start trying to evaluate for next season. However, Mavs head coach Rick Carlisle remains somewhat...

Rick Carlisle Fined for Criticizing Refs
February 2nd, 2013 at 1:04 PM
Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle said he has been fined by the NBA for his comments against the officiating following Thursday's loss to the Golden State Warriors. Carlisle declined to reveal the amount of the fine, an amount that will be revealed by the NBA office sometime Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** "I spoke...

Mike James Now a Dallas Maverick for Rest of Season
January 28th, 2013 at 4:06 PM
The Dallas Mavericks decided to commit to Mike James, and the 37-year-old backup point guard's minimum contract is now guaranteed for the rest of the season. Dallas has outscored opponents by 30 points in the 90 minutes that James has been on the floor, and head coach Rick Carlisle has even...

Fans Have Wrong Opinion of Vince Carter
January 19th, 2013 at 11:56 AM
For the Dallas Mavericks, fans assume that backup forward Vince Carter should be trade bait at the upcoming February trade deadline. They also assume that Carter won't, and should not, be in Dallas' plans next year. But the question is, why shouldn't he be here? ***PHOTO1*** Carter has been the Mavs most consistent...

Dirk Nowitzki Practices with Dallas Mavericks’ Starters
January 4th, 2013 at 10:50 PM
On Friday, Dirk Nowitzki practiced with the Mavs' starters for the first time since offseason knee surgery. ***PHOTO1*** This marks a major step into his eventual return to Dallas' starting lineup. Dirk had his most effective game on Wednesday night against the Miami Heat, scoring a season-high 19 points, including a game-tying one-legged...

Frustrated Dallas Mavericks are Losing Games They Should Win and are Severely Underachieving
January 3rd, 2013 at 7:22 PM
Going into this season, the Dallas Mavericks knew it would be tough sledding to compete in the Western Conference. Former MVP Dirk Nowitzki had offseason knee surgery that eventually resulted in him being out until the end of the 2012 calendar year. Dallas only had two main players from the...

As Dallas Mavericks Head to Oklahoma City, Dirk Nowitzki Will Continue to Come Off Bench for Now
December 26th, 2012 at 4:59 PM
The Dallas Mavericks head to Oklahoma City to take on the Thunder Thursday night, and Dirk Nowitzki will play his second game since coming back from knee surgery. ***PHOTO1*** But for now, head coach Rick Carlisle and Dirk Nowitzki have decided that it is best for the former MVP to keep coming...

Dallas Mavericks Cap Off Rough Week by Getting Swept on Three-game Road Trip
December 16th, 2012 at 2:14 PM
The Dallas Mavericks were a game over .500 after last Monday night's beatdown of the Sacramento Kings. Dallas was 11-10 and feeling pretty confident heading up to Boston for a Wednesday night matchup to start a three-game road trip. Four days later and the Mavs are now currently on a three-game...

Shawn Marion to Play Tonight Against Jason Terry and Boston Celtics
December 12th, 2012 at 5:15 PM
Shawn Marion is back for the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday night after recovering from a groin injury that kept him out the past two games. He will try to help the Dallas Mavericks beat Jason Terry and the Boston Celtics while hoping to extend Dallas' current winning streak to four games. "I'm...

O.J. Mayo not Happy with Actions of Sacramento Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins
December 11th, 2012 at 5:04 PM
DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings has had his fair share of character issues. Cousins 'accidental' low-blow to the groin of Dallas Mavericks guard O.J. Mayo during Monday night's game isn't going to help his reputation. During the second quarter, Cousins clearly appeared to purposely take a shot at Mayo's groin while...

After Dallas Mavericks Win Close Game Against Phoenix Suns, O.J. Mayo Shows Closer’s Mentality
December 7th, 2012 at 8:00 PM
In the second half of Thursday night's game, the Dallas Mavericks lost Shawn Marion and Chris Kaman to injury, and they let the Phoenix Suns tie the game late in the fourth quarter. Dallas looked as if they would blow a double-digit lead and lose a heartbreaker to the Suns. But...

Gameday Preview: Dallas Mavericks Look to Bounce Back Against Phoenix Suns After Embarrasing Loss to Los Angeles Clippers
December 6th, 2012 at 12:20 PM
The Dallas Mavericks never led in Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers, and when you don't lead, you don't win. Dallas continued to have turnover nightmares, committing 22 turnovers resulting in 26 Clipper points. When you do that against any team, you will lose. When you do it against the...

Dallas Mavericks Will Benefit from New Starting Point Guard Derek Fisher, Moving Collison to Bench Role
December 3rd, 2012 at 4:49 PM
Despite the apparent negative feelings coming from Darren Collison, the Dallas Mavericks should improve at the point guard position by more than likely cementing newly-acquired 17-year veteran Derek Fisher in the starting lineup, while movie Collison to the backup point guard position on the bench. ***PHOTO1*** Collison has pretty much voiced his...

After Third Straight Loss, Dallas Mavericks Make Roster Changes While Looking to Improve
November 29th, 2012 at 4:11 PM
The Dallas Mavericks lost their third straight game on Wednesday night to the Chicago Bulls in blowout fashion. ***PHOTO1*** That loss, coupled with the struggles at the point guard position, has prompted the Mavs to go out and sign 17-year veteran Derek Fisher. Head coach Rick Carlisle hopes Fisher can help fix the...

Dallas Mavericks Prove They Can Score, Must Play Better Defense
November 23rd, 2012 at 3:26 PM
For the most part so far this season, the Dallas Mavericks have not had problems scoring the basketball. However, one of the issues that has caused the Mavs to have a record of just 7-6 through 13 games is the defense they are playing. ***PHOTO1*** Dallas proved that they can hang in...

After Loss to Indiana Pacers, Dallas Mavericks Now 5-5 After 10 Games Heading into Saturday Night’s Matchup Against Cleveland Cavaliers
November 17th, 2012 at 12:41 PM
The Dallas Mavericks lost to the Indiana Pacers Friday night 103-83. The 20-point beating ends the first 10-game stretch of the season, and saying that there have been mixed results would be an understatement. Just look at the 5-5 record that the Mavs now have after Friday night's loss. There have...