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  1. Dirk: Game 7 win in S.A. 'as sweet as it gets'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Before the sixth Mavericks-Spurs series started, Dirk Nowitzki took a trip down memory lane with Nowitzki reflected on each Mavs-Spurs playoff meeting, going into great detail. You can read the whole post here, but his rec...

    Blog | May 03, 2014
  2. Devin Harris still saves best for Spurs

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Perhaps this series is a reward to Devin Harris for all his hard work while rehabilitating from complicated summer toe surgery. "A reward to play the San Antonio Spurs? I don't know," Harris said. No, it certainly isn't a treat for mos...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  3. Rick Carlisle right not to start Devin Harris

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- After a Game 1 loss in San Antonio, Dallas Mavericks coach Avery Johnson made a genius adjustment, inserting speedy guard Devin Harris into the starting lineup to match up with San Antonio Spurs blur Tony Parker. That move paid major div...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  4. Dirk goes down Mavs-Spurs memory lane

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- They meet again. This will make a half-dozen times Dirk Nowitzki has seen the San Antonio Spurs in the playoffs. He's felt some agony and some ecstasy in the previous five series against the Mavericks' Interstate 35 rival, a four-time ti...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  5. Cuban: Rangers in good hands with Jon Daniels

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Mavericks owner Mark Cuban knows a bit about messy sports divorces. He has been through a couple with Don Nelson and Avery Johnson. In both cases, the Mavs reached greater heights after the bitter breakups. Cuban, who bid against Nola...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  6. Rick Carlisle: Blame me for bad possessions in final minute

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - If you're looking to blame somebody for the Mavs' failure on the final two possessions, pin it on coach Rick Carlisle. But the majority of Tuesday night's 93-92 loss to the New Jersey Nets is on the Mavericks' players. The Mavs rallied...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  7. Avery Johnson: 'I've grown' since Dallas divorce

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki sees a lot of similarities in Avery Johnson and Rick Carlisle. Despite the Mavs' bitter divorce with Johnson, the All-Star forward means that as a compliment to both coaches. Johnson gets credit from Nowitzki and Jason Terry...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  8. New Jersey Nets coach Avery Johnson -- Mark Cuban, Dallas Maveric...

    Tim MacMahon

    Nets coach Avery Johnson thinks the Mavericks will be a threat to take Deron Williams when he becomes a free agent.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2012
  9. Avery Johnson: Mavericks major threat to sign Deron Williams

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- All-Star point guard Deron Williams doesn't want to address the subject of possibly playing in his hometown on a permanent basis during this trip to Dallas, but his coach acknowledged that the Mavericks are a major threat to sign the free a...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  10. Jason Kidd can relate to Lamar Odom

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- If Lamar Odom wants an empathetic ear, all he has to do is walk over to Jason Kidd's locker. Kidd understands the challenges of trying to fit in with the Mavericks on the fly while dealing with great expectations. He went through it afte...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  11. 2011 NBA Finals: 2006 Dallas Mavericks are no match for 2011 vers...

    Tim MacMahon

    The 2011 Mavericks are better than the 2006 Finals team in almost every way.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2011
  12. 2011 NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks rebuilt through savvy moves, lu...

    Tim MacMahon

    The Mavs combined savvy moves and luck to build their way back to the Finals.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2011
  13. There's now a capital D in Dirk Nowitzki

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The final fine of Phil Jackson's legendary career was assessed because he publicly complained about officials letting Dirk Nowitzki get away with overly physical post defense. "That's funny, that's funny," Nowitzki said, laughing about i...

    Blog | May 13, 2011
  14. Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle frustrated with "losing bran...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle, disgusted by poor play, slammed his clipboard to get his team's attention.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2011
  15. Dallas Mavericks' Mark Cuban challenges New Jersey Nets owner Mik...

    Tim MacMahon

    Team owners Mark Cuban and Mikhail Prokhorov are "totally different."

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2010
  16. Awkward Avery/Harris reunion on horizon?

    Tim MacMahon

    It appears likely that Avery Johnson will soon be leaving ESPN for the New Jersey Nets. (UPDATE:'s Marc Stein reports that a verbal agreement has been reached.) That'd be welcome news to Mark Cuban, since Johnson is still on the Mavs' pay...

    Blog | June 09, 2010