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  1. Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki leaves with tight back against Me...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks All-Star Dirk Nowitzki was forced out of Wednesday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies early in the second quarter because of lower back tightness.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  2. Dallas Mavericks' Jason Kidd misses fourth straight game, targets...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd missed a fourth consecutive game Friday with a lower back injury, but coach Rick Carlisle said the hope is for Kidd to play Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  3. Minute Men: Jason Kidd shelved; Dirk goes deep

    Jeff Caplan

    Our weekly look at how coach Rick Carlisle is managing the minutes of Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd during this 66-game schedule: Obviously, Jason Kidd's lower back injury has taken him out of the lineup all week and perhaps surprisingly, the Dalla...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  4. Injury won't keep Jason Kidd from White House

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- A lower back injury might keep Jason Kidd from playing on the upcoming two-game road trip, but it won't keep him from making Monday's trip to the White House with the NBA champion Dallas Mavericks. Kidd was on the practice floor Sunday, ...

    Blog | January 08, 2012
  5. Pregame buzz: Delonte West on PG and rodeo

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- With Jason Kidd sidelined for three games with a lower back injury, Delonte West figures to be the first man at the controls. West also figured to have quite a bit more experience running the Dallas Mavericks' offense by now, but he took...

    Blog | January 07, 2012
  6. Vince Carter gets back in starting lineup

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Delonte West and Vince Carter will make up the Dallas Mavericks' backcourt for tonight's game against the New Orleans Hornets. Point guard Jason Kidd will miss at least three games with a lower back injury. West takes over at the poin...

    Blog | January 07, 2012
  7. Dallas Mavericks' Jason Kidd to miss at least two more games with...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavericks' Jason Kidd to miss at least two more games with lower back injury

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2012
  8. Dallas Mavericks' Jason Kidd injures back against San Antonio Spu...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd left late in the first quarter after injuring his back against the San Antonio Spurs.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2012
  9. Dominique Jones nursing back injury

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Dominique Jones was back at the American Airlines Center Wedneday, but it wasn't to rejoin the Dallas Mavericks. The rookie shooting guard who is playing for the D-League Texas Legends suffered a lower back bruise during the Legends' weeken...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  10. Finally, someone handles Butler case correctly

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Everyone knows Caron Butler dearly wants to come back from a devastating knee injury and get into these playoffs. So, it's no surprise that along the way he's dropped hints that he could be close, even if he thinks he's closer than the doct...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  11. Rick Carlisle kept the faith throughout

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Back on Feb. 21, I wrote in this cyberspace that Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle, with his team 40-16 and having already endured knee injuries to Dirk Nowitzki and Caron Butler, should be on the short list of Coach of the Year Candidat...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  12. Tyson Chandler wanted this one and took it

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- It didn't take long in the preseason for coach Rick Carlisle to decide that he wanted Tyson Chandler as his starting center. The 7-foot-1 center who is coming back from two years of injury problems showed why Carlisle is enamored with hi...

    Blog | November 09, 2010
  13. Marion's oblique injury could be dicey

    Jeff Caplan

    When Jason Terry suffered a fractured cheek bone and required surgery there was much anguish circulating about how much time he would miss. Terry suffered the injury on March 3 and was actually back on the floor on March 17 after missing just five ga...

    Blog | April 06, 2010