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  1. Is Chris Kaman injury-prone or unlucky?

    Jeff Caplan

    Chris Kaman, the Dallas Mavericks' new starting center, has said there's no secret for success this season: Stay healthy. Hey, easier said than done. In fact, it's been a monumental challenge throughout Kaman's previous nine seasons. So is he inju...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  2. Eight newcomers sure to spark rotation competition

    Jeff Caplan

    Earlier I took a look at where Brandan Wright will fit into the Dallas Mavericks' revamped roster. That question leads to a larger one of which players will ultimately be on the outside of coach Rick Carlisle's rotation. The mantra under Carlisle ...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  3. Where does Brandan Wright fit on revamped roster?

    Jeff Caplan

    Brandan Wright's frame, 6-foot-10 and 210 pounds, isn't exactly one of a prototypical NBA center. The Dallas Mavericks knew this last season when they moved the career power forward to the middle. Entering an important contract season, is Wright dest...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  4. Positional breakdown: Adding a Brand name

    Jeff Caplan

    Fourth in a five-part series examining the re-tooled Dallas Mavericks position by position. POWER FORWARD Have the Dallas Mavericks featured a stronger power forward combo since the days of Dirk Nowitzki and Eduardo Najera? Or Maybe it was Dirk a...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  5. Are Mavs still in market for a backup center?

    Jeff Caplan

    From the start of free agency more than a month ago, the Dallas Mavericks have expressed interest in veteran big man Joel Przybilla. In fact, Dallas was interested in him last season before he decided to return to his former team, the Portland Trail ...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  6. What's it mean?: High draft picks line roster

    Jeff Caplan

    When Elton Brand sets up shop at his new Dallas Mavericks locker, he and Shawn Marion will certainly reminisce about the 1999 NBA draft, surely the way Dirk Nowitzki and Vince Carter have about the '98 draft. Drafts are always fun to look back on ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  7. Meet the 2012-13 Mavericks

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks -- better known as Combo Guard U. -- appear to have their roster set for the 2012-13 season. So who are these guys anyway? Dirk Nowitzki and Shawn Marion are the only key contributors from the 2011 title team still on the r...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  8. One and done?: The year-to-year star search

    Jeff Caplan

    Fans will forever fall in love with players on their hometown teams. At times, the free agency era can really mess that up because players don't always stick around long enough for fans to fully invest their emotions, or they do and get disappointed....

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  9. Mavs look younger, more athletic and versatile

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks are a vastly different team from the 2011 champions. Dirk Nowitzki and Shawn Marion are the only key players remaining from that South Beach-conquering squad of just 13 months ago. These revamped Mavs, now with 11 players set ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  10. Source: Mavs have talked to Brazilian center

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks have had talks with Rafael Hettsheimeir but haven't made an offer to the Brazilian center, a source close the situation said Monday. Website Basketeria.com.br (in Portuguese) reported that the Mavs have made an offer to the 6-...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  11. Fireworks? Mavs' offense needs some

    Jeff Caplan

    On July 4, when the colorful blast of fireworks celebrates our independence, one can't help but think of the Mavericks' sluggish offense of the past season and who could be called upon to spark the offense next season. With Deron Williams off the ...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  12. How much is Marcus Camby worth?

    Jeff Caplan

    There is mutual admiration between the Dallas Mavericks and veteran center Marcus Camby, a source close to the situation confirmed Monday, but that goes for quite a number of teams that could use the still very active 38-year-old protecting the rim. ...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  13. Source: Ian Mahinmi looks done in Dallas

    Jeff Caplan

    It appears Mavericks backup center Ian Mahinmi is on his way out of Dallas. In the opening 90 minutes of free agency, seven teams contacted the 6-foot-11 Frenchman. The Mavs were not one of them. According to a source with knowledge of the situati...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  14. Dirk Nowitzki, Mavs pin hopes on Deron Williams

    Jeff Caplan

    FRISCO, Texas -- Deron Williams is on the clock. The Brooklyn Nets and Dallas Mavericks will meet Monday in New York with the three-time All-Star point guard who played his high school basketball 26 miles away from the American Airlines Center. ...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  15. Mavs plan to bring back Brandan Wright

    Jeff Caplan

    While all eyes will soon be focused on free agency as July 1 draws near, one current Dallas Mavericks player knows he won't be going anywhere when that magic date finally arrives. Brandan Wright, who quickly became a fan favorite as he earned more...

    Blog | June 23, 2012
  16. Countdown: No. 6 Brandan Wright

    Jeff Caplan

    Tenth in a 15-part series ranking the Mavericks' 2011-12 roster in importance of bringing back next season. Brandan Wright is easily the most athletic big man the Dallas Mavericks have put on the floor since ... well, Tyson Chandler. Wright, the H...

    Blog | May 24, 2012