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  1. NBA acknowledges refs blew critical call in Dallas Mavericks-Gold...

    Tim MacMahon

    The NBA acknowledged referees erred in failing to call Jermaine O'Neal for goaltending on a critical block of Mavericks guard Monta Ellis' potential go-ahead shot late in the Warriors' overtime win Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  2. Dirk Nowitzki snubbed in player of week vote?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki's best week of the season wasn't good enough to win Western Conference player of the week honors. That went to Utah big man Al Jefferson, who averaged 19.8 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 1.5 blocks as the Jazz went 4-...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  3. Josh Smith doesn't make sense for Mavs

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - All indications are that the Mavericks are not among the teams bidding on Josh Smith after the Hawks put the versatile forward on the trade block. Should they be? First of all, with the Mavs' lack of intriguing young talent, it's far f...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  4. Mavs' camp mission: Jell in a month

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks' attempt to mesh on the fly turned into a mess last season. The Mavs stumbled out of the blocks with an 0-3 start and finished with their worst winning percentage in more than a decade before being swept out of the first ro...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  5. Rumor mill: Rodrigue Beaubois on trade block

    Tim MacMahon

    The buzz is that Rodrigue Beaubois has gone from "pretty much untouchable" -- as Mark Cuban called the dynamic guard a couple of years ago -- to being quietly shopped. That's what ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard reports in his TrueHoop post on...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  6. Believe it or not, Mavs' D better than last year

    Tim MacMahon

    After watching the defending NBA champions stumble out of the blocks, it's easy to say this team has gone back to being the same ol' soft Mavericks. Even if it isn't true. "They really miss Tyson Chandler and DeShawn Stevenson," Charles Barkley...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  7. Stock Report: Ian Mahinmi rises; Dirk drops

    Tim MacMahon

    Our weekly look at which Mavs stock has risen and fallen most: STOCK UP Ian Mahinmi - The 25-year-old Frenchman has emerged as legitimate backup center. He averaged 9.2 points on 16-of-21 shooting, 6.4 rebounds and 1.0 blocks while the Mavs went ...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  8. Dallas Mavericks' Jason Terry puts title-clinching sneakers on au...

    Tim MacMahon

    The Mavericks' Jason Terry puts title-clinching sneakers on auction block.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2011
  9. 2011 NBA playoffs: Magical rally symbolizes Dallas Mavericks' pla...

    Tim MacMahon

    The improbable Game 4 rally is symbolic of the Mavericks' magical season.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011
  10. If double comes on Dirk, all about 'swing-swing'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- There was a time when doubling Dirk Nowitzki on the block would be an easy decision. Now, it's a dilemma. That's due to Dirk's ability to make smart, sharp passes out of double-teams. That was a facet of the game he struggled with eve...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  11. Shawn Marion joins exclusive company

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Shawn Marion became the fifth member of the NBA's 1,500-steal/1,000-block club. Marion joined Hakeem Olajuwon, Karl Malone, Kevin Garnett and Julius Erving in the exclusive club with a steal that led to a breakaway dunk in the first quar...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  12. Coach sticks up for 'much maligned' Brendan Haywood

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Brendan Haywood basically shrugged his shoulders when asked about his 19-rebound, five-block performance. "I would have been more impressed if we got the win," Haywood said after the loss to the Nuggets, when he played about as well as a ...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  13. Roddy B. on Kobe? Mavs take major risk

    Tim MacMahon

    LOS ANGELES -- Rick Carlisle took a major risk with the matchups to start the game. He put skinny Roddy Beaubois on the Black Mamba. Kobe Bryant went right to work on the block, but he didn't do a ridiculous amount of damage. Bryant has seven ...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  14. Six blocks not enough for Brendan Haywood

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Brendan Haywood had a season-high six blocks, but he couldn't get a hand on the shot that mattered most. Zach Randolph knocked down a high-arching 18-footer in the final second despite Haywood's hand in his face to give the Grizzlies the...

    Blog | March 06, 2011
  15. Butler: Mavs don't need splashy moves

    Tim MacMahon

    The Mavs don't need to make any splashy moves to contend for a title next season. At least that's what a Maverick on the trading block believes. On his blog, Caron Butler expressed his desire to remain in Dallas. He wrote that it'll ...

    Blog | May 28, 2010
  16. Can anyone defend Dirk?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- You get the feeling that Dirk Nowitzki could put up as many points as he wants tonight. He has 15 on 6-of-8 shooting in 14 minutes so far tonight, punishing three Chicago power forwards. He abused 6-9 Taj Gibson on the block. He faced...

    Blog | March 17, 2010