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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 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 Travel to Oregon to Take on Portland Trail Blazers
January 29th, 2013 at 4:07 PM
The Dallas Mavericks travel up to the Northwest Tuesday night to take on the Portland Trail Blazers for the first matchup of the season in Portland between the two teams. ***PHOTO1*** The Mavs are looking for their seventh victory in nine games, as well as their third straight over Portland. However, the task...

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...

Gameday Preview: Dallas Mavericks Face Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA’s Best Record
January 18th, 2013 at 11:59 AM
The team with the best record in the NBA makes a visit to American Airlines Center Friday night as the 31-8 Oklahoma City Thunder take on the Dallas Mavericks. Dallas is hoping to extend its season-long winning streak to five games. The Thunder last visited Dallas when last year's first-round playoff...

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...

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...

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...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Lose Double Overtime Thriller to Boston Celtics
December 12th, 2012 at 9:49 PM
Despite a season high 28 turnovers, the Dallas Mavericks had a chance to take down the Boston Celtics in double overtime. However, the Mavs could not overcome the mistakes, and they went down 117-115. Dallas took its first and only lead with under two minutes to go in regulation, when Derek Fisher...

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...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Struggle in Overtime, Fall to Golden State Warriors
November 20th, 2012 at 4:19 PM
The Dallas Mavericks allowed the Golden State Warriors to score the first seven points in overtime, and Dallas could never recover after tying the game late in regulation. The Mavs lost to the Warriors 105-101. Dallas is now 0-2 in overtime this year. O.J. Mayo scored all 11 of Dallas' overtime points....

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Put Away Scrappy Cleveland Cavaliers
November 17th, 2012 at 10:00 PM
The Dallas Mavericks used a 9-0 run after the Cleveland Cavaliers tied the game with a little over five minutes to play in the fourth quarter. That run helped put away a 2-7, yet scrappy, Cavs team. O.J. Mayo again led Dallas in scoring with 19 points on another good shooting...

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...

Gameday Recap: Dallas Mavericks Withstand Rally, Beat Lowly Washington Wizards
November 14th, 2012 at 10:07 PM
The Dallas Mavericks decided on Wednesday night that they were going to take their foot off the throat of the Washington Wizards. It almost turned out to be a fatal mistake, as the Wizards made a valiant comeback in the fourth quarter. However, the Mavs escaped with a 107-101 win against...

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,...