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  1. Mavs' history of rejection in restricted free agency

    Tim MacMahon

    This Dallas front office hit a dead end in its previous two trips down the road of restricted free agency. Maybe the third time will be the charm for the Mavericks, who hope to have Chandler Parsons on the roster after the Rockets' three-day perio...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  2. Dirk goes down Mavs-Spurs memory lane

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- They meet again. This will make a half-dozen times Dirk Nowitzki has seen the San Antonio Spurs in the playoffs. He's felt some agony and some ecstasy in the previous five series against the Mavericks' Interstate 35 rival, a four-time ti...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  3. OT: Catching up with '11 champions

    Tim MacMahon

    Keeping the powder dry didn't pan out for the Dallas Mavericks. Breaking up a championship team wasn't a popular decision by the Dallas front office at the time, to put it politely. And the Mavs brass' CBA forecast is still easy fodder for critics...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  4. Opening Tip: By Mavs' standards, Dalembert a bargain

    Tim MacMahon

    Tyson Chandler set the standard for Mavericks center during his one-season stint in Dallas. But the standard is far from the norm. In the last four games, Samuel Dalembert has approached Chandler's standard. For most of the season, he's met the no...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  5. Opening Tip: Dalembert better earn minutes

    Tim MacMahon

    Tyson Chandler is the exception and the standard. He's the one starting center coach Rick Carlisle has been comfortable sticking with over the last five seasons. Not coincidentally, Chandler is the one starting center employed by the Mavericks ove...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  6. Cuban's relationship with agent the Dwight-to-Dallas key?

    Tim MacMahon

    A conspiracy theory: The Rockets emerged as a rumored frontrunner to throw folks off the scent that Dwight Howard has been ticketed for Dallas all along. Those are whispers that ESPN Los Angeles' Ramona Shelburne has heard on the West coast. Th...

    Blog | July 04, 2013
  7. Buzz: With trade rumors swirling, be careful believing Mark Cuban...

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Mark Cuban makes one guarantee about any potential moves the Mavericks make before the trade deadline. "If you read about it," Cuban said, "it ain't happening." Of course, that comes from the man who once advised a reporter to "put the...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  8. Mark Cuban picks fights with Donald Trump, Brendan Haywood

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - You might have noticed Mark Cuban likes messing with people. The big-mouthed Mavericks owner found a couple of sparring partners in the last week, billionaire Donald Trump and big man Brendan Haywood. This is far from the first back-and-f...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  9. W2W4: Mavs try to rebound, keep streak rolling vs. Bobcats

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The red flag waved all preseason, so it wasn't a surprise that the Dallas Mavericks got dominated on the glass by the Utah Jazz. It is a huge concern, however. The boards are the Mavs' primary focus entering their home opener against...

    Blog | November 03, 2012
  10. Mark Cuban no longer cringes at big men's jumpers

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - The soft shooting touch of Mavs newcomers Chris Kaman and Elton Brand is a sweet sight to the man who signs their checks. "I have to say it's the first time since I've owned the Mavs when I've walked downstairs and saw our centers taking ...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  11. Mavs improved despite missing on Deron Williams

    Tim MacMahon

    The Mavericks front office swung and missed on this summer's superstar mission but still managed to upgrade Dirk Nowitzki's supporting cast. Forget for a moment whether the Mavs, with Nowitzki as the lone star, can contend for a championship. Just...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  12. Sizing up Mavericks' new-look rotation

    Tim MacMahon

    Do you recognize the Dallas Mavericks' roster this morning? Let's quickly review a wild day of roster renovation: *The Mavs agreed to a one-year, $8 million deal with center Chris Kaman. *The Mavs decided to use the amnesty clause on Brendan...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  13. Chris Kaman can help now, won't hurt later

    Tim MacMahon

    Finally a dose of good news during this miserable Mavs offseason: There will be a reunion of the German Olympic team's frontcourt in Dallas. Center Chris Kaman will sign a one-year deal to join his friend Dirk Nowitzki next season. OK, so Kaman...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  14. Who mans middle for Mavs next season?

    Tim MacMahon

    Let's take a glass-half-full view of the Mavs' offseason. That means we'll assume that they'll succeed in recruiting Deron Williams to come home but won't be able to persuade the Orlando Magic to take an inferior package to ship Dwight Howard to Dall...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  15. Brendan Haywood 'won't be offended' if amnestied

    Tim MacMahon

    Brendan Haywood knew he'd be an amnesty clause candidate as soon as he saw the new collective bargaining agreement. He certainly won't be surprised if the Mavericks cut him loose this summer. It's virtually guaranteed to happen if the Mavs can con...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  16. Ian Mahinmi: 'I really want to stay here'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Ian Mahinmi hopes he hasn't played his last minutes as a Maverick. The Mavs took a minimum-salary flyer on Mahinmi a couple of summers ago after the Spurs willingly let their former first-round pick go. He developed into a solid backup bi...

    Blog | May 08, 2012