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  1. Will Deron Williams follow Chris Bosh?

    Jeff Caplan

    What is it like for a pro athlete to play for his hometown team? Derrick Rose, who was drafted by the Chicago Bulls, feels the love. LeBron James did, too, until he spurned the home team that drafted him, the Cleveland Cavaliers, to take his talen...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  2. NBA free-agent-to-be, DFW native Deron Williams weighs comforts, ...

    Jeff Caplan

    Free agent Deron ponders destination, but hometown's burdens rival comforts.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  3. Mavs put games in Dirk Nowitzki's hands

    Jeff Caplan

    Before this season started, Dirk Nowitzki said the part of his game he's most proud of at this stage of his career is his late-game prowess. He said in the early days Steve Nash or Michael Finley, and then even Nick Van Exel, took the big shots with ...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  4. Mavs to keep it simple in opener

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks wrapped up their final practice before Sunday's season opener against the Miami Heat by taking the workout off the basement practice floor and onto the game floor of the American Airlines Center. Overhead, space was ...

    Blog | December 24, 2011
  5. Caron Butler drawing interest but not from Dallas Mavericks yet

    Jeff Caplan

    Unrestricted free agent Caron Butler has received early interest from six teams, but the Dallas Mavericks are not yet one of them, a source said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2011
  6. Caron Butler to suit up: 'Happy to be healthy'

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks forward Caron Butler is finally getting back on the basketball floor in a competitive setting -- well, as competitive as a charity game game be. Still, it should be quite a treat for the free-agent-to-be who ruptured the patellar ...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  7. Can team, fans lure Tyson Chandler back?

    Jeff Caplan

    If Tyson Chandler re-signs with the Dallas Mavericks, it will be because they made the most appealing offer. In my interview with Chandler (posted now), he openly discussed his outlook toward free agency. It is the first time the 7-foot-1 center h...

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  8. Mavericks up 9, one quarter from title

    Jeff Caplan

    MIAMI -- Destiny? How else do you explain a Dallas Mavericks team that has gotten very little out of Dirk Nowitzki, in which Tyson Chandler is in foul trouble, and Brian Cardinal and Ian Mahinmi have played together in the third quarter? The Mavs ...

    Blog | June 12, 2011
  9. Halftime: Jason Terry (19) powers Mavs, 53-51

    Jeff Caplan

    MIAMI -- Jason Terry may have just completed the most important half of basketball of his career. He scored 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting to carry the Mavericks and slumping Dirk Nowitzki (1-of-12 FGs) to a 53-51 halftime lead. Dirk shooting 1-of-...

    Blog | June 12, 2011
  10. Dirk Nowitzki leads Mavs to 60-57 lead at half

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Jason Terry was right: The Dallas Mavericks have busted out of their shooting slump, hitting for 65.7 percent in the first half. Problem is the Heat are shooting 51.3 percent and creaming the Mavs on the boards. So much has seemed to go ...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  11. Tyson Chandler gives Mavs advantage

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- In the 2006 NBA Finals, the Miami Heat started an aging but still effective Shaquille O'Neal at center with Alonzo Mourning coming off the bench. The Dallas Mavericks rolled out a tag-team center unit of DeSagana Diop and Erick Dampier. ...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  12. Mavs finish third slowly and trail, 69-65

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Miami Heat closed the third quarter with an 8-2 run and lead the Mavericks, 69-65, after three quarters. Dwyane Wade took control with 12 points in the quarter to give him a game-high 25 points. Shawn Marion picked up the slack in th...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  13. Will Heat begin to physically wear on Mavs?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks' bench depth is shrinking and their starters played heavy minutes in Game 3. Will mental stress and physical fatigue become factors as tonight's Game 4 wears on, especially if the Mavs find themselves once again digging...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  14. Bosh: LeBron James won't forget challenge

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Jason Terry has struggled mightily against LeBron James' iron-curtain fourth-quarter defense, so Terry took the fight to James after Monday's practice with this challenge: "Let's see if he can defend me like that for seven games." Not su...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  15. Mavs might dispute 'shrinking' LeBron James

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- LeBron James finishes Game 3 with 17 points and nine assists. He had four assists in the fourth quarter, including the no-look, behind-the-back pass to Chris Bosh, who drained the game-winning jumper in the 88-86 win on the Mavs' home floor...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  16. 2011 NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks fall behind again, but this tim...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavs fell behind again, but this time couldn't overcome their mistakes.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2011