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  1. Summer squad wraps practice, headed to Vegas

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks' Summer League team finished its second full practice Friday at American Airlines Center and will depart for Las Vegas on Saturday. Their first game is at 5 p.m. Sunday against the Denver Nuggets and will be broa...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  2. Is Marion an option on Russell Westbrook?

    Jeff Caplan

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle has a decision to make as to how to defend Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, who has averaged 28.5 points on 52.3 percent shooting in the first two games. None of the Mavs' guards, including Delo...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  3. Wild West: Nuggets tighten race for No. 6

    Jeff Caplan

    We take a look at the games that impact the West playoff picture each morning for the rest of the regular season. Mavs' spot in the standings: Dallas remains in the sixth spot, but missed an opportunity to gain a game on Memphis for the No. 5 see...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  4. W2W4: Mavs must rise above competition

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks have had a strange knack for playing down to their competition, especially on the road. The Mavs are only 4-5 on the road against teams that currently own a losing record this season. Only two teams in the league, according to the E...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  5. Kelenna Azubuike gets call to replace Lamar Odom

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks have recalled Kelenna Azubuike from the Texas Legends now that the D-League season is over and the club has moved on from Lamar Odom. The 6-foot-5 Azubuike was signed as a free agent on March 23 and immediately assigned to the Legend...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  6. 3-pointer: Out of break, shooting still MIA

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks nearly pulled out a win against a bad team by shooting 36.0 percent and with Brendan Haywood (season-high 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting and 4-of-5 at the free throw line) as their most efficient scorer. The key word is "almost...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  7. At the half: Mavs 48, Lakers 48

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- So the Lakers go on a 10-0 run and take a 42-28 lead with Kobe Bryant on the bench. Bryant comes in and the Mavericks, with Dirk Nowitzki now on the bench, ratchet it up for a 14-5 run to trail by five with 2:39 left in the half. With bo...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  8. Dallas Mavericks' Jason Kidd out a week, Dirk Nowitzki returns

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki returned for the Mavs, but Jason Kidd is out for at least a week.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2012
  9. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 94, Jazz 91

    Jeff Caplan

    How it happened: Dallas played a beautiful first half, flowing on offense to the tune of 59 points and 58.5 percent shooting, and clamping down on defense. They had the young, but feisty Utah Jazz out of sorts and seemingly out of the game. Then c...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  10. After 3: Mavs 51, Lakers 46

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- There's more people at Staples Center trying to spot unknown Kardashians and staring at iPhone screens than keeping their focus on the court. This is downright ugly. The Lakers went from the 6:58 mark to 17.5 seconds left scoring a ...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  11. Faulty shooting drops Mavs to 26th in NBA

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN ANTONIO -- Shooting doesn't get much worse than it did Thursday night for the Dallas Mavericks: First quarter: 7-of-19 (0-5 on 3s), 36.8 percent Second quarter: 4-of-19 (0-6), 21.1 percent Third quarter: 5-of-21 (1-4), 23.8 percent...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  12. Charmed? First BCS shoe falls for Frogs

    Jeff Caplan

    The No. 19 TCU Horned Frogs put themselves in BCS contention with last week's win at then-No. 5 Boise State. They need help on two fronts and they got it from one Thursday night. No. 20 Southern Miss blew its golden chance with a stunning loss at dow...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  13. Mound meltdown puts Cards up 5-2

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- A total meltdown on the mound allowed the St. Louis Cardinals to tack on two runs without the benefit of a hit as they now lead the Texas Rangers 5-2 after five innings. Scott Feldman started the inning in relief of Matt Harrison. Aft...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  14. Fantasy camps replace training camp

    Jeff Caplan

    The NBA might have canceled the start of training camps, but Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle and his staff will still be coaching. The Mavs announced two Fantasy Camps, on Oct. 5 and 6 -- what should have been Days 2 and 3 of Mavs training ca...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  15. Is an extension coming for Rick Carlisle?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle has one season remaining on his four-year contract worth $17.5 million. Coming off winning the franchise's first NBA title in six games against the star-laden Miami Heat, Carlisle and the Mavs have no...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  16. Mack Brown's Alabama stupor started '10 fall

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The first losing season in his 13 years at Texas led to a coaching overhaul, new philosophies on offense and defense, uncertainty at quarterback and a rare No. 5 ranking in the Big 12 preseason media poll. Mack Brown traces it all back t...

    Blog | July 25, 2011