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  1. New Mavs will take it to the rack more

    Jeff Caplan

    To suggest that the Dallas Mavericks' new backcourt combo of point guard Darren Collison and shooting guard O.J. Mayo will attack the rim with greater frequency than the old guard of Jason Kidd and Jason Terry is like saying Dirk Nowitzki is tall. It...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  2. Dallas Mavericks officially re-sign Delonte West

    Jeff Caplan

    Delonte West officially re-signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  3. Darren Collison embraces new challenges

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks have swapped out an aging Pac-10 backcourt with next-generation Pac-12 backcourt. Gone are Jason Kidd (Cal) and Jason Terry (Arizona). In are Darren Collison (UCLA) and O.J. Mayo (USC), a pair of 24-year-olds who are collectivel...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  4. Source -- Dallas Mavericks turn attention to point guard Ramon Se...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks, in the aftermath of Thursday's stunning departure of point guard Jason Kidd, have reached out for a second time to Ramon Sessions, this time with a starting job to pitch.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  5. Jared Cunningham talks PG and defense

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks surprised many observers and fans Thursday night when they dropped out of the No. 17 spot, acquired the No. 24 pick and selected Oregon State combo guard Jared Cunningham. The Mavs were looking for an ultra-quick backcourt pla...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  6. Rodrigue Beaubois playing like he belongs in Dallas Mavericks' st...

    Jeff Caplan

    Rodrigue Beaubois is playing like he belongs in the Mavs' starting lineup.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2012
  7. W2W4: Mavs to take backcourt challenge

    Jeff Caplan

    Jason Kidd's minutes restrictions might have to be thrown out the window tonight when the Dallas Mavericks take on the guard-savvy Philadelphia 76ers. The Mavs will be without Jason Terry (personal reasons), Delonte West (fractured finger) and Rod...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Clippers 91, Mavs 89

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- How it happened: The Los Angeles Clippers' backcourt is going to do a lot of damage this season, but the Dallas Mavericks weren't prepared for whom would inflict it and how devastating it would be Wednesday night. With Chris Paul mi...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  9. 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
  10. Countdown: Backcourt breakdown

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- This is what we know about the Dallas Mavericks' backcourt: It will have more size, star power and (presumably) firepower than any duo since Steve Nash paired with Michael Finley. Jason Kidd and 6-foot-6 eight-time All-Star Vince Carter ...

    Blog | December 17, 2011
  11. Backcourt pressure is a staple of Mavs D

    Jeff Caplan

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- After Game 2 in the first round against Portland, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle made a defensive adjustment with some of his guards that has stuck throughout this playoff run. Instead of allowing the opponent to walk the ba...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  12. Backcourt mismatches finally hurt Mavs

    Jeff Caplan

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Portland Trail Blazers' bigger guards finally had their way. Wesley Matthews was red-hot out of the gate, hitting four 3-pointers and scoring 14 points halfway through the first period. Brandon Roy came to life for the first ...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  13. NBA playoffs 2011: Dallas Mavericks' Jason Terry, Portland Trail ...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavs' Jason Terry, Blazers' Brandon Roy leave it all on floor in emotional duel.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2011
  14. Starting guards not pulling scoring weight

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks got more of the same out of their starting backcourt in Monday's overtime squeaker at Houston: Fouls sent Rodrigue Beaubois to the bench and Jason Kidd couldn't hit a shot. Mavs coach Rick Carlisle suggested that perhaps Beaub...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  15. Mavs' second unit doesn't do the job

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks' second unit lost ground while playing most of the first half the second quarter. With J.J. Barea and Dominque Jones in the backcourt, and Caron Butler, Shawn Marion and Brendan Haywood in the frontcourt, the Mavs' 26-24 defic...

    Blog | November 06, 2010
  16. Backcourt of the future has best outing

    Jeff Caplan

    LAS VEGAS -- Roddy Beaubois and Dominique Jones have had one sensational game each during summer league, but Sunday night's finale was the first with both putting up big numbers in an 85-54 trampling of the Sacramento Kings. Jones finished with 18...

    Blog | July 18, 2010