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  1. Dirk Nowitzki lands on All-NBA third team

    Jeff Caplan

    For the 12th consecutive season -- and 12th time in his 14-year career -- Dirk Nowitzki has been selected to the All-NBA team. Nowitzki, who statistically did not have a season up to his standards, was still impressive enough to garner a spot on the ...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  2. Dallas Mavericks don't put up a fight against Los Angeles Clipper...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks must find the energy to endure with Jason Kidd sidelined.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  3. W2W4: Lob City returns in a key matchup

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks' rebounding woes continued Friday night at Orlando even though the rally from 15 points down focused attention in other, more pleasing areas. The Magic outrebounded the Mavs by 10 overall and doubled them on the offensive glas...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  4. Experience, savvy still greatest assets

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Teams like the Los Angeles Clippers and Oklahoma City Thunder are like the shiny sports cars with the motor revving high, waiting for the light to turn to green. Man, they're fun to watch and the publicity never stops. The Dallas Maveric...

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  5. Pregame buzz: Defending against Lob City

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Lob City is in town and if the Dallas Mavericks aren't careful, it could get ugly. In L.A., the Chris Paul-less Clippers still struck for five dunks and three alley-oops -- in the first half. "They have maybe the two best guys we've seen...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  6. Dirk Nowitzki gets 11th All-Star nod

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki said his sluggish start wasn't deserving of an 11th consecutive All-Star selection. Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle and the majority of his Western Conference counterparts disagreed with the reigning Finals MVP. Despite posting ...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  7. No Dirk Nowitzki in ASG would make NBA history

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks seem to thrive when the odds are stacked against them so maybe if Dirk Nowitzki is not selected as an All-Star reserve they can use it as motivation. Because if the Western Conference coaches leave him off the team and end his...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  8. Dirk Nowitzki is a distant 3rd in ASG voting

    Jeff Caplan

    It's not looking good for Dirk Nowitzki to make his first All-Star Game start via fan voting next month in Orlando. The NBA announced the second returns Thursday and the Dallas Mavericks' all-time leading scorer is the third-leading vote-getter among...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  9. After 1: Clippers 31, Mavs 27

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- Dallas Mavericks, meet Mo Williams. The formerly injured Los Angeles Clippers guard subbed in and got down, scoring 11 points in five minutes, burying all five of his shots. He led the Clippers back from a 22-16 deficit with about four...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  10. At the half: Clippers 52, Mavs 51

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- The Dallas Mavericks thought they caught a break with Chris Paul sitting out a third consecutive game with a hamstring injury. Then they were reminded that Chauncey Billups loves to shoot against them and that Mo Williams can still pla...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  11. Dallas Mavericks' Vince Carter was sent to Dallas to be examined;...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki is battling a cold, while Vince Carter was sent back to Dallas to have his foot examined.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  12. Locked out, Tyson Chandler joins air force

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler still doesn't know where he'll play basketball next season, but he does have quite the itinerary for the next two weeks. Chandler will join a star-studded cast of NBA players on a whirlwind adventure of six p...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  13. Mavericks have their own king of slam

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Much has been made about the Portland Trail Blazers' six alley-oop slams in Game 1 and for good reason. Five were finished off by forward LaMarcus Aldridge, who received the lob from three different set-up men. "They've got so many guys ...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  14. Can Brendan Haywood provide consistency?

    Jeff Caplan

    When the topic of Brendan Haywood comes up, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle unfailingly defends his backup center's effort and work ethic, if not always his production. Not even Carlisle could do that. Hawyood is in the midst of his worst of ...

    Blog | February 01, 2011
  15. Zone decreasing as defensive weapon

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The zone defense that stormed the league and carried the Dallas Mavericks to a 24-5 record is no longer as prominent as the Mavs look to ratchet up their man coverage. "Teams around the league are getting more sophisticated at attacking ...

    Blog | January 27, 2011
  16. Rockets will make Mavs pay for slow start

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Houston Rockets entertained the Blake Griffin Show Wednesday night. The Dallas Mavericks relaxed. So which team should be more ready to get out of the gates quickly tonight when the Dallas Mavericks shoot for their first three-game winn...

    Blog | January 27, 2011