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  1. Devin Harris happy to tick off Dirk

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - They've been friends for more than a decade, but Devin Harris has been getting on Dirk Nowitzki's nerves a lot lately. "He actually beats me all the time in 3-point shooting contests, which pisses me off," Nowitzki said. There are typi...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  2. Devin Ebanks of Dallas Mavericks banned 2 games for DUI plea

    Tim MacMahon

    Mavericks forward Devin Ebanks has been suspended by the NBA for two games without pay after he entered a no-contest plea to driving under the influence of alcohol, the league said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2013
  3. Vince Carter honored by Terrence Ross' tribute

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Vince Carter's curiosity was piqued when he noticed that Terrence Ross' jersey didn't match his shorts when the Raptors rookie walked onto the floor for the finals of the slam dunk contest. Then Carter saw the familiar No. 15 and recogniz...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  4. Dahntay Jones assists during dunk contest

    Tim MacMahon

    A member of the Mavericks ended up participating in All-Star Weekend after all. For some reason, Dahntay Jones was recruited out of the crowd to throw a sitting lob pass to Utah's Jeremy Evans in the finals of the dunk contest. Evans jumped over J...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  5. Chris Kaman of Dallas Mavericks to miss at least two games due to...

    Tim MacMahon

    Chris Kaman joined the Dallas Mavericks on their season-opening two-game road trip, but the injured center won't be suiting up in either contest.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2012
  6. Ex-champ Vince Carter still dunk contest fan

    Tim MacMahon

    It's been a dozen years since Vince Carter won the NBA's slam dunk contest. He can still morph into Half Man, Half Amazing at moments -- just ask New Orleans big man Emeka Okafor, Carter's recent YouTube victim -- but the 35-year-old can't envision h...

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  7. Content of Character: Spud Webb

    Tim MacMahon

    When Dallas native Spud Webb entered the NBA Slam Dunk Contest at Reunion Arena during All-Star Weekend in 1986, no one thought the diminutive 5-foot-7 guard from the Atlanta Hawks had a chance. He's now one of the most famous contest winners in NBA ...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  8. Rapid React: Mavs 106, Clippers 100

    Tim MacMahon

    How it happened: The Clippers couldn't stop the former Miss Universe's boyfriend. J.J. Barea, the proud beau of 2006 Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera, simply dominated the fourth quarter of a contest that was closer than the Mavs would have liked with...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  9. No style points for Dirk's dunk

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki joked during All-Star Weekend about wanting a spot in the dunk contest. His effort on a breakaway against the Pacers won't earn him an invitation. There was a slight hint of a double-pump by the 7-footer before he stuffed i...

    Blog | February 22, 2010
  10. Dwight Howard needs no dunk contest

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dwight Howard doesn't need to dress out on Saturday night to put on an All-Star dunking display. He's had a few highlight slams on the big stage tonight, two of which came in the first four minutes of the second half. Not su...

    Blog | February 14, 2010
  11. Get up in the air, Dirk!

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dirk Nowitzki kidded after Team Texas won the Shooting Stars competition Saturday night that he hoped to do sort of an All-Star decathlon: Compete in everything, including the dunk contest. This German man can't jump. He had a ...

    Blog | February 14, 2010
  12. Dallas native Spud Webb shows there is no ceiling that is too tal...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas' Spud Webb has demonstrated that there is no ceiling that is too tall.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2010
  13. Kidd will pass on 3-point contest

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - The Mavericks' most effective 3-point shooter has no interest in participating in the All-Star Weekend long-distance shooting contest. "I'll be in Arizona tuning in," Jason Kidd said. "I'll watch it." Kidd, a nine-time All-Star, acknow...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  14. Carlisle: Mavs 'make hard work out of sex'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks keep managing to win close contests. They're 8-1 in games decided by five or fewer points this season. The problem: A lot of those games shouldn't have gone down to the wire. Coach Rick Carlisle is pleased that hi...

    Blog | December 15, 2009