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  1. Carter: Mavs move on or 'get our doors blown off'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- If Vince Carter had a $100 bill for every congratulatory text message and phone call he received after his Game 3 winning shot, it might match his $3.2 million salary this season. The buzz about the buzzer-beating, tippy-toeing, deep-in-...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  2. Supposedly smarter Mavs melted down mentally

    Tim MacMahon

    This Mavericks team was supposed to be so much smarter. "Basketball IQ" was a summer buzz phrase for the Dallas front office. The Mavs were determined to make significant upgrades in that department after atrocious late-game decision-making cost t...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  3. Buzz: Mavs' old guys get much-needed rest

    Tim MacMahon

    NEW ORLEANS - The Mavericks' old men had a pair of pretty offensive performances in Friday night's win over the New Orleans Pelicans. Dirk Nowitzki rebounded from his worst offensive outing of the season to lead the Mavs with 24 points on 10-of-19...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  4. Buzz: Dalembert benched for sleeping in

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- For the second time this season, Dallas Mavericks center Samuel Dalembert was benched for oversleeping. Dalembert dressed out but did not play in Sunday's 92-80 loss to the New York Knicks because he was late for the Mavs' Saturday morni...

    Blog | January 05, 2014
  5. Buzz: Carlisle paid big to be problem solver

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Coach Rick Carlisle readily admits that the Dallas Mavericks' roster has many flaws. He just wasn't in much mood to discuss them in detail after the Mavs' 116-107 loss Thursday night to the San Antonio Spurs. He preferred to poke a littl...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  6. Buzz: Mavs want more FTs for Monta

    Tim MacMahon

    HOUSTON -- Monta Ellis attacks the basket more than any NBA player, but his free throw attempts have dwindled in December. That's a source of some consternation for his bosses. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has mentioned on at least a coupl...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  7. Buzz: Mavericks blow another big lead

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Misery loves company, so maybe the Dallas Cowboys will take comfort in knowing they're not the only team in town that's terrible at protecting big leads. You get the feeling that these Dallas Mavericks can't build a lead that's too big t...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  8. Buzz: Sam Dalembert plays big

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - This is the kind of night that gets a guy out of the doghouse. Samuel Dalembert, fresh off his first DNP-CD of the season, didn't get off the bench until midway through the third quarter in Wednesday night's win over the Memphis Grizzlies...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  9. Buzz: Hurt Jose Calderon comes up clutch

    Tim MacMahon

    NEW ORLEANS -- How did Jose Calderon feel after playing a back-to-back on a bad ankle? "Not great," said the Dallas Mavericks point guard. "But it's done. It's done, and now I've got three days until Saturday. That's what I was looking for. It's g...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  10. Locker Room Buzz: Bloodied Dirk jabs NBA

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The frustration of the Mavericks' fourth loss in five games didn't keep Dirk Nowitzki from cracking a couple of jokes Saturday night. Of course, the humor featured a thinly veiled jab at the NBA office. Nowitzki suffered a bloody nose...

    Blog | December 01, 2013
  11. Locker Room Buzz: Bench bounces back

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Coach Rick Carlisle's message got through loud and clear to the Mavericks' reserves. Carlisle publicly challenged the Dallas bench to play with more "competitive energy" after Monday's loss to the Denver Nuggets. The reserves responded by...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  12. Locker Room Buzz: Dirk on trade trash talk

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki's list of concerns does not include a trash-talking trade inquiry from Rockets general manager Daryl Morey this summer. Owner Mark Cuban informed Nowitzki of Morey's presumably sarcastic text message at the time, which was h...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  13. Locker Room Buzz: Mavs scramble for W

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - For three quarters against the Houston Rockets, it didn't seem like the Dallas Mavericks could spell "STOP" if you spotted them the S. Coach Rick Carlisle referred to it as a "defensive pillow fight." Then, suddenly, the Mavs started thro...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  14. Locker Room Buzz: Shane Larkin's debut

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Shane Larkin was still soaking up the experience as he soaked his feet in an ice bucket after his NBA debut. The Dallas Mavericks' first-round pick finally got a taste of NBA game action, four long months after he fractured his right ank...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  15. Locker Room Buzz: Mavs-Wizards

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- A few quick observations from the Dallas Mavericks' 105-95 win over the Washington Wizards: Ellis' all-around game: Monta Ellis' scoring flurry in the fourth quarter, when he had 10 of his 19 points, will get most of the attention. B...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  16. Locker Room Buzz: Mavs-Thunder

    Tim MacMahon

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Some quick hits from the Mavericks' 107-93 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night: Red River rivalry: Maybe it's the proximity of the cities or the recent playoff history - although there aren't many Mavs remaining fr...

    Blog | November 07, 2013