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  1. Mavs hope Nets' loss is their big gain

    Jeff Caplan

    Perhaps for the first time during this strange, lockout-skewed season, the Dallas Mavericks are quite happy with the basketball gods, or the draft lottery gods as the case may be. The Brooklyn Nets, needing to finish in the top three of Wednesday'...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  2. Mavs can scratch Greg Oden off wish list

    Jeff Caplan

    You don't have to be a billionaire owner of a basketball team to know it would make perfect sense to take stab at signing injury-ravaged center Greg Oden this offseason. The 7-foot free agent would come cheap and even after three microfracture sur...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  3. Time is running out for the Dallas Mavericks to play like defendi...

    Jeff Caplan

    Time is running out for the Mavericks to start playing like defending champs.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  4. Locked-out players preach united front

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Not surprisingly, the NBA players in town to play in the Josh Howard Celebrity All-Star Basketball Game stood together in their belief that if the owners' latest labor proposal is not palatable, they won't be afraid to walk away. "I thin...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  5. Kevin Durant to play in Josh Howard's Dallas charity game

    Jeff Caplan

    Kevin Durant's exhibition tour of the country will bring him to Dallas Saturday night as a surprise late entrant in the Josh Howard Celebrity All-Star Basketball Game.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  6. Jason Terry to stick to coaching for now

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Terry is billed as a headliner in next month's Josh Howard Celebrity All-Star Basketball Game, an exhibition that the former Mavs forward is bringing to Dallas on Nov. 12. But, Terry said he won't be in uniform. He wil...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  7. J.J. Barea searching for his groove

    Jeff Caplan

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- The opening three games of this series have looked all too familiar to the first two months of the regular season for J.J. Barea. That's when he couldn't throw a basketball into the Caribbean if he stood on his favorite Puerto Rican...

    Blog | April 23, 2011
  8. Free throw struggles prove fatal in loss

    Jeff Caplan

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Dallas Mavericks aren't exactly strangers to high turnover games, but poor free throw shooting? The Mavs' 13-of-23 night at the stripe certainly ranks as surprising -- and fatal. Dallas coughed up the basketball 16 times, inc...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  9. Three seeds, four foes still on Mavs' table

    Jeff Caplan

    On the final night of the regular season, the Western Conference playoff race has just three of eight playoff seeds resolved. A wild Tuesday night of basketball supplied plenty of twists with the Los Angeles Lakers topping the intrigue list. Cente...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  10. Rick Pitino to meet with Dallas Mavericks' J.J. Barea en route to...

    Jeff Caplan

    Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino will meet Sunday in Miami with Puerto Rican national team members J.J. Barea and Carlos Arroyo. It is expected he will then fly to Puerto Rico on Monday to accept an offer to become the team's next head coach.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2010