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Dirk Nowitzki Comes to Rescue for Dallas Mavericks Against Chicago Bulls
March 30th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
Dirk Nowtizki went nuts for the Dallas Mavericks in the fourth quarter of Saturday afternoon's game against the Chicago Bulls, moments after Chicago backup point guard Nate Robinson did the same thing for the Bulls earlier in the quarter. Robinson was hitting three after three after three, and the Bulls went up 97-85...

Gameday Review: Dallas Mavericks Pull into Ninth Place in Western Conference
March 24th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
The Dallas Mavericks pulled off a 20-2 run that began in the third quarter Sunday night against the Utah Jazz, and that helped to pull the Mavs into a ninth place tie in the Western Conference standings with the Jazz. The run spilled over into the fourth quarter, and the Mavs survived a...

Gameday Review: Dallas Mavericks Put up Incredible Display of Offense Against Atlanta Hawks
March 18th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
The Dallas Mavericks put up one heck of an offensive performance on Monday night against the Atlanta Hawks. Dallas lit up the Hawks for 57.3 percent shooting from the floor, and they also hit 13 of 22 3-point attempts for 59.1 percent en route to a 127-113 win. Amazing, considering the...

Gameday Review: Dallas Mavericks Win Fourth Straight with Close Win Against Milwaukee Bucks
March 12th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
The Dallas Mavericks were once again blessed with a superb fourth quarter performance from sixth man Vince Carter, this time against the Milwaukee Bucks. He poured in 23 points to lead the Mavs to a 115-108 victory, their fourth straight win overall and their third on the road. Carter hit three clutch 3-pointers...

Dallas Mavericks Win Third Straight, Blowout Minnesota Timberwolves
March 10th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
The Dallas Mavericks took advantage of a tired, depleted Minnesota Timberwolves team on Sunday night. Dallas cruised in the second half on its way to a 100-77 blowout victory. Dallas' bench scored 58 points as they continued to show why they are the third-highest scoring reserve unit in the league. Leading...

Dallas Mavericks Get Revenge on Houston Rockets: Gameday Review
March 6th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
In a game that was desperately needed for multiple reasons, the Dallas Mavericks were able to get revenge on the Houston Rockets for Sunday's beatdown loss, as well as inch a little closer to the playoff standings. Dallas got a great all-around performance from O.J. Mayo, as well as stellar defense...

Gameday Review: Dallas Mavericks Snap Three-game Losing Streak
March 1st, 2013 at 9:38 PM
Unlike the past three games, the Dallas Mavericks closed out a team and hung on for a victory. That's what happened Friday night, as the Mavs took it to the Brooklyn Nets. Dallas led by as much as 20 in the third quarter before hanging on for a 98-90 win at...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Able to Slip Out of New Orleans with a Rare Road Win
February 22nd, 2013 at 9:05 PM
The Dallas Mavericks put aside their New Orleans demons, at least for Friday night. After Dallas went down 100-96 with under a minute to go in the game, the Mavs followed up with an 8-0 run, capped by Vince Carter's clutch step-back 3-pointer over Hornets forward Jason Smith with about 6.5...

Gameday Review: Dallas Mavericks Pound Sacramento Kings
February 13th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
Vince Carter lit it up from behind the arc as he led the Dallas Mavericks to a blowout 123-100 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night. Carter made 9-of-15 shots from the field and 6-of-9 from 3-point range. His brilliance against the NBA's worst defensive team highlighted one of the...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Blowout Golden State Warriors
February 9th, 2013 at 11:30 PM
It feels nice for once for the Dallas Mavericks to be on the right side of a blowout victory, especially against a quality team. The Mavs beat up the Golden State Warriors Saturday night 116-91 on the second of a five-game homestand. Dallas got another great performance from Shawn Marion, who...

Gameday Review: Dallas Mavericks Continue Mastery of Phoenix Suns
February 1st, 2013 at 10:26 PM
The Dallas Mavericks got 20 points from O.J. Mayo, as well as six players in double figures to ride their way to another win against the Phoenix Suns Friday night. Dallas is now 3-0 against the Suns this season, and they have won 11 of the last 12 matchups between the...

Dallas Mavericks Find Their Groove Against Phoenix Suns
January 27th, 2013 at 9:12 PM
The Dallas Mavericks cruised to a comfortable win against the struggling Phoenix Suns on Sunday night with a 110-95 win, which is the Mavs' sixth win in the last eight games. The red-hot Mavericks took advantage of a Suns team that played their fourth game in the past five nights. Dallas had seven...

With Win in Orlando, Dallas Mavericks Now Winners of Five of Last Six Games
January 20th, 2013 at 9:00 PM
The Dallas Mavericks held off a late charge by the Orlando Magic Sunday night to win 111-105, their fifth win in the last six games. Dallas did cough up a 13-point fourth lead, but a big three by Darren Collison put the Mavs up five with under a minute to go...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Lose Another OT Thriller, This Time to Kevin Durant’s 52 Points
January 18th, 2013 at 11:59 PM
The Dallas Mavericks put up a valiant effort, but nobody was going to stop Kevin Durant, as he paced the Oklahoma City Thunder with 52 points to win their sixth straight game, while also putting an end to the Mavs four-game winning streak. Durant actually did not have his best game...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Dispatch Houston Rockets for Fourth Straight Win
January 16th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
The Dallas Mavericks held off multiple rallies by the Houston Rockets to win their fourth straight game on Wednesday night, 105-100. Dirk Nowitzki led Dallas with 19 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter. However, the most important play of the game came when James Harden drove past Nowitzki and the...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Win Third Straight Game
January 14th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
On the strength of the young Dallas Mavericks backcourt, with O.J. Mayo and Darren Collison finally starting to play up to their potential, the Mavs cruised to their third straight win, a 113-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Dallas got great performances from their pair of 25-year old guards, with Mayo...

Can the Dallas Mavericks Finally Turn a Corner?
January 13th, 2013 at 12:57 PM
The Dallas Mavericks won back-to-back games on Thursday and Saturday against the Sacramento Kings and the Memphis Grizzlies, respectively. It was the first time in over a month that the Mavs had won back-to-back games. Forget that it took overtime, something the Mavs were 0-7 in previously, to beat the lowly Kings,...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Snap Six-Game Losing Streak
January 1st, 2013 at 10:00 PM
Despite being down by as much as 14 points against the NBA's worst team, the Dallas Mavericks rallied for their biggest comeback win of the season, beating the Washington Wizards 103-94. The Mavs snapped a six-game losing streak, the team's longest losing streak during the Mark Cuban era. Vince Carter led the...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Can’t Overcome Memphis Grizzlies
December 21st, 2012 at 9:15 PM
The Dallas Mavericks were able to tie the Memphis Grizzlies in the second half a few times, but they could never get over the hump. The Mavs never led as they fell to the Grizzlies 92-82, Dallas' fifth loss in the past six games. Dallas put up a respectable effort against a...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Snap Three-Game Losing Streak
December 18th, 2012 at 9:24 PM
The Dallas Mavericks got big fourth quarter performances from O.J. Mayo and Chris Kaman to snap a three-game losing streak and beat the Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday night 107-100. The win improves the Mavs to 8-3 at home, but more importantly, gets Dallas back to 12-13 with the next six opponents on...