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  1. Sizing up the competition: San Antonio Spurs

    Jeff Caplan

    Second in a series looking at the five teams ahead of the Dallas Mavericks in our early 2012-13 Western Conference rankings and how the revamped Mavs match up. No. 4 San Antonio Spurs Perhaps no team was lavished upon more last season than the Sp...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  2. Positional breakdown: Hope springs again at C

    Jeff Caplan

    Last in a five-part series examining the re-tooled Dallas Mavericks position by position. CENTER Over the last two-and-a-half seasons, there's been a lot of "best ever" labels tossed around for Mavs centers. When Brendan Haywood arrived in Februa...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  3. How do you grade Mark Cuban, Donnie Nelson?

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks entered the offseason knowing major roster changes were coming, yet every move would have to wait for and hinge on Deron Williams' decision. When Williams tweeted on the night of July 3 that he would remain with the Brooklyn N...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  4. Offense bound to change, but will scoring increase?

    Jeff Caplan

    The flow -- as in "flow" offense -- is gone. So what does it mean? For starters, coach Rick Carlisle took back the keys to the offense when point guard Jason Kidd -- who has played 11 more seasons and has 9,902 more assists than the new Dallas Mav...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  5. Brendan Haywood follows path to Charlotte

    Jeff Caplan

    What is it with the Charlotte Bobcats and overpaid Dallas Mavericks centers? They took DeSagana Diop off the Mavs' hands just months after Dallas lavished the Senegal native with the full mid-level exception. Then Charlotte traded Tyson Chandler f...

    Blog | July 14, 2012
  6. Mavs officially use amnesty on Brendan Haywood

    Jeff Caplan

    ESPN.com's Marc Stein reports that the Dallas Mavericks have made it official: Brendan Haywood will be waived courtesy of the amnesty clause. Haywood's $8.3 million salary this season and $27.2 million overall will be wiped off the books, however ...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  7. Darren Collison, Chris Kaman should help offense

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks' "flow" offense last season didn't exactly live up to its name. It was often a grind, ranking 19th in scoring (95.8 points a game), 19th in field-goal percentage (44.3 percent) and, particularly telling, 15th in assists (20.9). ...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  8. Chris Kaman eager to pair up again with Dirk

    Jeff Caplan

    Chris Kaman wanted a multiyear deal. He was on the verge of getting one until the Indiana Pacers matched Portland's max offer for emerging big man Roy Hibbert. Then it was on to Plan B and a showdown between the center-starved Trail Blazers and the D...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  9. 2012 NBA free agency -- Dallas Mavericks rebound with flurry of m...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavs pick up pieces in a flurry of moves while keeping their powder dry.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2012
  10. Source: Mavs to go hard after Elton Brand

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks will make a "very aggressive bid" for Elton Brand in the amnesty waiver process, a source close to the situation confirmed Wednesday. The Philadelphia 76ers have used their amnesty clause on the 6-foot-8 veteran forward, makin...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  11. Brendan Haywood won't leave with same fanfare

    Jeff Caplan

    When Brendan Haywood first arrived in the big trade that shipped out Josh Howard in February 2010, the big man in the headband was putting up double-doubles and instantly became a favorite among fans starved for aggressive, enthusiastic center play. ...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  12. 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
  13. Deron Williams: Trade sealed deal in Brooklyn

    Jeff Caplan

    Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams, in Las Vegas for the start of Team USA training camp in preparation for the Olympics, told reporters that the Nets' trade for Joe Johnson kept him from heading home to play for the Dallas Mavericks. "I was...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  14. If bid for Elton Brand wins, work to be done

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks have interest in bidding for Philadelphia power forward Elton Brand, whom the 76ers have chosen to amnesty when the NBA resumes business operations Wednesday. Teams under the salary cap have first crack to bid on amnestied pla...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  15. Free-agency disaster leaves Dirk Nowitzki alone atop Dallas Maver...

    Jeff Caplan

    Free-agency disaster leaves Dirk Nowitzki alone atop Mavericks' skeleton roster.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  16. 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