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  1. Dirk (bruised knee) needs extra day of rest

    Tim MacMahon

    MEMPHIS -- Here's a little positive spin about the Dallas Mavericks' ending up with the eighth seed: It gets them an extra day of rest before the playoffs. Dirk Nowitzki especially needs it. The Mavs' 35-year-old star played a season-high 46 mi...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. Opening Tip: Eighth seed won't do for Mavs

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Never mind the magic number for the Dallas Mavericks. The bare minimum for making the playoffs doesn't do the Mavs much good. Does opening the postseason with a stay on San Antonio's Riverwalk, clean as it as these days, sound like any fu...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  3. Race for 8th seed: Schedule comparison

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -The race for the West's eighth seed heads into the home stretch with the Dallas Mavericks trailing the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Lakers by a game and a half. With an assist from ESPN Stats and Information, here's a quick comparison of the ...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  4. Mavs beginning a last-hope homestand

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - The Mavericks woke up this morning closer to the bottom of the Western Conference standings than they are to the eighth seed. Suffice to say, their 12-season postseason streak looks like it's on life support at this point. If you want to ...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  5. Dirk Nowitzki: Dallas Mavericks need to be more competitive than ...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dirk Nowitzki doesn't want to play for another NBA franchise, but he also doesn't want to finish his career just fighting for the Western Conference's final playoff spot.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  6. Thunder won't be playoff pushover

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- With a four-way tie for second place and only the sixth through eighth seeds seperated by only one game, it's way too early to pencil in any potential playoff matchups in the Western Conference. But Dallas-Oklahoma City is a distinct pos...

    Blog | April 04, 2010
  7. Six-man Warriors stun Mavs

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Nellie must be snickering in his sick bed. His Golden State Warriors, a shell of the eighth seed that whipped the 67-win Mavs in the playoffs a few years ago, pulled off a stunning upset Tuesday night at the American Airlines Center. ...

    Blog | November 24, 2009