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  1. Draft preview: Quincy Miller

    Jeff Caplan

    Fifth in a nine-part series analyzing our top NBA draft choices for the Dallas Mavericks at No. 17 on June 28. We will look at one prospect a day leading up to the draft. Insider Chad Ford and ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM's and Mavs play-by-play man...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  2. Chad Ford's mock keeps Mavs locked on PG

    Jeff Caplan Insider Chad Ford has released Version 8.0 of his mock draft. Just as in last week's version, Ford has the Dallas Mavericks selecting North Carolina point guard Kendall Marshall with the No. 17 pick. And just as last week, he has Baylor's...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  3. Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki becomes 23rd player to reach 23,0...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki reached 23,000 career points with the first of two free throws in the second quarter of Friday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks, becoming the 23rd player in NBA history to reach the milestone.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  4. Dirk Nowitzki happy for Robert Griffin III

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki said he was watching Harry Potter 2 last night and missed the Lamar Odom deal go down. A few hours before that, however, he was tuned into the Heisman Trophy presentation. The NBA Finals MVP and former NBA MVP said he was plea...

    Blog | December 11, 2011
  5. NBA players taking exhibition to Baylor?

    Jeff Caplan

    Now we know NBA players are getting really bored -- they're taking their talents to -- Waco? No offense, Waco, of course. Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant, who made one trip to Baylor during his lone season with the Texas Longhorns is re...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  6. Dirk exits one group, joins another

    Jeff Caplan

    MIAMI -- Elgin Baylor, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, and John Stockton (among others) just lost a member of the Best Player to Never Win a Ring Club. Dirk Nowitzki just got his. The 7-footer won his first championship ring after a long, hard 13...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  7. Jeremy Lin returns to team that opened door

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The kid Donnie Nelson and the Dallas Mavericks helped put on the NBA map by adding him to their Summer League team makes his first visit back as a member of his hometown Golden State Warriors. Jeremy Lin, the 6-3 Harvard point guard, out...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  8. Saint Mary's jovial big man on his way

    Jeff Caplan

    Omar Samhan, who parlayed his dominant opening two rounds of the NCAA Tournament and his magnetic personality into a national media blitz, will play for the Dallas Mavericks Summer League team in Las Vegas. The 7-footer led Saint Mary's to the Swe...

    Blog | June 25, 2010
  9. Baylor's Udoh goes to Warriors at No. 6

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- What a journey for Ekpe Udoh. From being lightly recruited to going to Michigan to transferring to Baylor and leading the Bears to the Elite Eight. His shot-blocking is fantastic, he's improved greatly offensively and throughout the year hi...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  10. Settle in, looking like a long night...

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- If the Mavericks keep the 50th overall pick, they are scheduled to pick at 10:33 p.m. Coming up next is the No. 6 pick. There's great speculation that Baylor power forward Ekpe Udoh could be the man picked by the Golden State Warriors. ...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  11. Saint Mary's center is happy-go-lucky load

    Jeff Caplan

    No one enjoyed the NCAA tournament as much as Omar Samhan. The large, 6-foot-11 center ate up the media attention as his underdog Saint Mary's team advanced to the Sweet 16. In the first two rounds of the tournament, Samhan averaged 30.5 points an...

    Blog | June 21, 2010
  12. Udoh headed to NBA draft green room

    Jeff Caplan

    Ekpe Udoh will be among the 15 or so draft prospects invited to sit in the NBA draft green room on Thursday night. That should make Udoh feel awfully good about being a lottery pick (top 14). The NBA goes to great pains to research picks so that t...

    Blog | June 21, 2010
  13. Baylor's Udoh about to hit the lottery

    Jeff Caplan

    Ekpe Udoh is about to become a very rich young man. It's not certain exactly when his name will be called on the evening of June 24, but it appears that it won't take long for the Baylor Bears power forward to find a home. He is widely expected to be...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  14. Tweety Carter's NBA dream has life

    Jeff Caplan

    The NBA Draft is 16 days away and Tweety Carter, the four-year guard with a significant footprint in the Baylor Bears' turnaround, can't find his name on any mock drafts. At 5-11, 185 pounds, Carter is no doubt undersized, but if anyone possesses ...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  15. Dunn decides to stick around Baylor

    Jeff Caplan

    Maybe Baylor Bears guard LaceDarius Dunn just felt like his superb junior season needed one last celebration. Dunn held a press conference late Thursday afternoon to inform Bears fans that he will return to school for his senior season. That's goo...

    Blog | April 15, 2010
  16. Ekpe Udoh did wonders for himself, Baylor

    Jeff Caplan

    You will be hard-pressed to find a college basketball player this season who did more to progress his own career path and elevate his program than Baylor junior power forward Ekpe Udoh. Udoh completed an epic campaign in his first season with the...

    Blog | April 13, 2010