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  1. Are new CBA rules making teams more cautious?

    Jeff Caplan

    Five days into free agency, as the Dallas Mavericks quietly scanned the proceedings after being turned down by Deron Williams, the player movement and big money that flowed around the league certainly didn't suggest that a new collective bargaining a...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  2. Mark Cuban keeping Mavs' options open

    Jeff Caplan

    Hours before the Dallas Mavericks' title defense fizzled in a first-round sweep, a first in Mark Cuban's dozen seasons, the outspoken and out-of-the-box owner of the dismantled champions chastised sports writers, demanding the know-it-alls digest the...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  3. Mark Cuban keeping Dallas Mavericks' options open with new CBA re...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mark Cuban keeping Mavericks' options open with new CBA restrictions.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  4. Where do reeling Mavs go from here?

    Jeff Caplan

    The offseason plan Dallas Mavericks fans never envisioned has arrived with a thud. The grand plan had its merits. Owner Mark Cuban saw the new collective bargaining agreement coming, understanding that significantly harsher tax penalties and more ...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  5. Dallas Mavericks' plan hits roadblock with Deron Williams staying...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavs missed out on their "big fish" and face more uncertainty in Dirk's twilight.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  6. 2012 NBA Draft -- Dallas Mavericks must find contributor at No. 1...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks know the new CBA means they can't afford to whiff on No. 17.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  7. How much is Jason Kidd worth?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- It will be interesting to see how teams value certain free agents this summer and the money they're willing to spend with the new collective bargaining agreement in place and harsher penalties for luxury tax spenders beginning in the 2013-1...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  8. Mark Cuban says Dallas Mavericks' strategy molded by new CBA

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks fans watched free-agent center Tyson Chandler walk out the door Thursday. Forward Caron Butler followed and guards J.J. Barea and DeShawn Stevenson are likely next.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2011
  9. Mavs' plan will unfold this week

    Jeff Caplan

    The stated goal was to re-sign them all and defend the title. Less than a week into teams being able to talk to player-agents, yet just four days from when players can sign contracts (as long as the CBA is ratified by the league's owners and playe...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  10. Chronic taxpayers will pay heavy price

    Jeff Caplan

    The tentatively agreed upon collective bargaining agreement certainly could have been more damaging to the Dallas Mavericks' immediate goals, as Tim MacMahon writes in his column today. Had the more punitive luxury tax structure taken effect for this...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  11. Biggest CBA question for Mavs is tax

    Jeff Caplan

    Details of the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement will be revealed soon. The biggest question facing the Dallas Mavericks is just how punitive the re-structured luxury tax system will be. In recent labor negotiations, the previous $1 tax fo...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  12. Jason Terry: Entirely different Mavs team

    Jeff Caplan

    First, Tyson Chandler acknowledged how difficult it will be for the Dallas Mavericks to re-sign him under the restrictions of a new collective bargaining agreement. Now, Jason Terry seems to be preparing for a future without the big man. During a ...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  13. Why Tyson Chandler is pessimistic on return

    Jeff Caplan

    Last week Dallas Mavericks free-agent center Tyson Chandler went on local radio and expressed pessimism regarding his chances of re-signing if the league's current labor proposal is ratified. "With the collective bargaining agreement and some of t...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  14. How would amnesty affect the Mavs?

    Jeff Caplan

    When a new collective bargaining agreement is finalized at some point, it appears that an amnesty clause similar to the one in 2005 will be included. In '05, amnesty allowed clubs to waive one player with a burdensome contract and avoid paying th...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  15. Agent: Dallas Mavericks covet long-term deal for Caron Butler

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks' intentions are to sign unrestricted free agent Caron Butler to a long-term contract, agent Raymond Brothers said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2011
  16. J.J. Barea still serious about going to Spain

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea is serious about this Spain thing. If the NBA owners and players can't come to an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement that will get the 2011-12 season started on time, the little man who is waiting ...

    Blog | July 12, 2011