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Dejaun Blair Blasts Former Coach Gregg Popovich
August 18th, 2013 at 8:29 PM
Newest Maverick Dejuan Blair is shaking things up even before the season has started. The former San Antonio Spurs Center/Power Forward slammed his former head coach, Gregg Popovich in a press conference, complaining about playing time, which apparently, wasn’t the first time. When Blair was asked about getting back to the...

Dirk Nowitzki Feeling Like Normal and Regaining MVP Form
April 2nd, 2013 at 10:31 AM
After a vintage Dirk Nowitzki performance on Saturday afternoon against the Chicago Bulls, it is clear that the big German has regained his elite-form, something that may surprise a lot of folks. For any national attention that the Mavs have received, it has seemed to revolve around the inclination that the...

Dirk Nowitzki Targets Return to Dallas Mavericks in About a Month
November 20th, 2012 at 4:37 PM
According to ESPNDallas, Dirk Nowitzki is targeting a return date to the Dallas Mavericks around mid-December. That is about three to four more weeks before the Mavs get their former MVP back on the court. ***PHOTO1*** Nowitzki underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on October 19th. A procedure like this normally requires a three...

Shawn Marion Close to Returning for Dallas Mavericks
November 15th, 2012 at 8:44 PM
Dallas Mavericks forward Shawn Marion has missed the last five games with a sprained MCL. However, he will travel with the team and participate in Friday's shootaround before deciding whether to play Friday night against the Indiana Pacers. The Mavs play a back-to-back on the road at Indiana and then the...

Gameday Preview: Dallas Mavericks Try to Rebound from Friday Night Loss Against the New York Knicks
November 10th, 2012 at 4:06 PM
The Dallas Mavericks don't have much time to dwell on their 104-94 loss in Madison Square Garden Friday night. They get right back on the court to take on the Charlotte Bobcats for the third time in less than a month. This matchup will be the second of the season, the...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Falter in Second Half, Lose to New York Knicks
November 9th, 2012 at 8:36 PM
After a shootout in the first half between two of the NBA's top-scoring teams, the Dallas Mavericks cooled off considerably in the second half, while the New York Knicks continued to light it up, en route to a 104-94 win over the Mavs. Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points for New York,...

Dallas Mavericks Forward Shawn Marion to Miss the Next Three Games
November 6th, 2012 at 4:28 PM
Dallas Mavericks starting forward Shawn Marion left Monday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers with a knee injury. An MRI today revealed a sprained MCL. ***PHOTO1*** Marion will miss Dallas' next three games. "It's a little minor thing to deal with," said Marion. "It could have been a lot worse. Luckily, it's...

Gameday Preview: Dallas Mavericks Continue Homestand Against Portland Trail Blazers, Rodrigue Beaubois Questionable
November 5th, 2012 at 4:53 PM
The Dallas Mavericks continue a three-game homestand tonight as they take on the Portland Trail Blazers at the American Airlines Center. For the second game of this homestand, an interesting Portland team will be the task at hand. This Northwest Division foe includes one of the best power forwards in the...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Handle Charlotte Bobcats, Win Home Opener
November 3rd, 2012 at 11:00 PM
The Dallas Mavericks used seven three-pointers from O.J. Mayo to help them run away with the victory against the Charlotte Bobcats, winning their home opener 126-99. Mayo ended up with 30 points as Dallas improved to a perfect 16-0 all-time against the Bobcats. Dallas improved to 2-1 on the young season. Darren...

Dallas Mavericks Bring in Center Troy Murphy, Waive Eddy Curry
November 3rd, 2012 at 7:00 AM
Veteran power forward/center Troy Murphy has been brought in to play for the Dallas Mavericks, signing a deal through the season. To make room for Murphy, Dallas waived center Eddy Curry after only two games this season, still leaving the Mavs roster at the required 15 players. In two games, Curry...

Dallas Mavericks Provide Mixed Feelings After Going 1-1 on Season-Opening Back-to-Back
November 1st, 2012 at 5:18 PM
The Dallas Mavericks opened the season on Tuesday night, with a very tough back-to-back on the road against the Los Angeles Lakers and Utah Jazz. While waiting for Dirk Nowitzki to return from his knee injury, the Mavs were hoping to at least split the opening back-to-back and build some...

Gameday Preview: Dallas Mavericks Ready to Start Season Against Loaded Los Angeles Lakers
October 30th, 2012 at 8:45 PM
Healthy or not, the Dallas Mavericks head into the Staples Center in Los Angeles tonight to take on the Lakers. They will do so without starting forward and center Dirk Nowitzki and Chris Kaman. The Mavs will have to depend on Brandan Wright, who is starting at center, to help contain...

Dallas Mavericks Need to Trim Roster to 15 Players by 4:00 PM Today
October 29th, 2012 at 1:15 PM
The Dallas Mavericks waived Chris Douglas-Roberts and Melvin Ely over the weekend to trim their roster to 16 players, and they have until the 4:00 PM NBA deadline this afternoon to trim the roster to the 15 players that are required for the start of the season. According to ESPNDallas.com, the...

Dallas Mavericks Finish Preseason 4-4 After Win Against Charlotte Bobcats
October 27th, 2012 at 7:00 AM
The Dallas Mavericks were in control most of the game and used a 14-0 run to finish off the Charlotte Bobcats 99-82 Friday night. They finish the preseason 4-4. ***PHOTO1*** Now Dallas must focus and get ready for the season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. The Mavs are not...

Delonte West not Coming Back to Dallas Mavericks
October 26th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
A source says that Delonte West is not expected to return to Dallas, just one day after he was suspended for a second time this month. After the Mavs' preseason loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, the team suspended the guard once again for conduct detrimental to the team....

Dallas Mavericks Lose to Oklahoma City Thunder, Still Without Key Players
October 24th, 2012 at 11:00 PM
The Dallas Mavericks lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday night 88-76, which comes as no surprise as the Mavs were playing one of the league's best teams without some key players. Shawn Marion and Vince Carter stayed in Dallas to get rested for next Tuesday's season opener against the Los...

Dallas Mavericks Face Oklahoma City Thunder Tonight Without Key Players
October 24th, 2012 at 4:27 PM
The Dallas Mavericks travel to Wichita tonight to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder in their second to last preseason game before the season opens next Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** They will play the Thunder without some key pieces. Dirk Nowitzki and Chris Kaman are out with their respective injuries. But Shawn Marion and Vince...

Dallas Mavericks Beat New Orleans Hornets 87-74, Move to 3-3 in Preseason
October 22nd, 2012 at 9:35 PM
It wasn't pretty, but the Mavs used a better defensive effort, and just enough offense, to get the job done Monday night at the American Airlines Center. They beat the New Orleans Hornets 87-74 to go to 3-3 in preseason play, with one week to go before the regular season...

After Ugly Preseason Loss to Atlanta Hawks Over the Weekend, Dallas Mavericks Hope Dirk Nowitzki Will Return Sooner Rather than Later
October 22nd, 2012 at 4:51 PM
After Dirk Nowitzki underwent arthroscopic knee surgery last week, Dallas fans were prepared for their team to be without their star forward for six weeks. But after an ugly loss to the Atlanta Hawks over the weekend in preseason play, Dallas now hopes to have the heart and soul of its...

Dirk Nowitzki Decides to Have Surgery, Out Six Weeks
October 19th, 2012 at 6:25 PM
Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki finally decided to proceed with the first surgical procedure in his NBA career. Nowitzki had surgery on his right knee, and he will miss six weeks of the regular season, which begins on October 30th against the Los Angeles Lakers. That is essentially 12 games and...