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  1. Should focus shift off Delonte West to a rebounder?

    Jeff Caplan

    Delonte West's unique personality, his, ahem, avant-garde appearance and on-court toughness quickly endeared him to Dallas Mavericks fans as much as to Dirk Nowitzki and fellow Boston Celtics draft pick coach Rick Carlisle. Mavs president of baske...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  2. Source -- Dallas Mavericks turn attention to point guard Ramon Se...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks, in the aftermath of Thursday's stunning departure of point guard Jason Kidd, have reached out for a second time to Ramon Sessions, this time with a starting job to pitch.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  3. Derek Fisher to Mavs: Getting swept no fun

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- In 11 previous postseasons, Dirk Nowitzki has never been the victim of the broom. That streak could end Saturday night if the Dallas Mavericks don't find a way to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 4. If a sweep happens, Thunder guar...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  4. Derek Fisher says former teammate Lamar Odom damaged reputation t...

    Jeff Caplan

    Derek Fisher said Lamar Odom has damaged his reputation among fans and NBA teams with his Mavs flameout this season, but that the forward is working to repair his personal life and is hopeful to return to the league next season.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2012
  5. Cold Vince Carter told to stay aggressive

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Vince Carter has looked for his shot; he just hasn't made many of them. Coach Rick Carlisle told him to keep looking. "He's just got to stay aggressive," Carlisle said. "In Game 1 he drove the ball very aggressively. Game 2 he didn't ge...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  6. Mavs must match OKC's unexpected heroes

    Jeff Caplan

    It's only two games and with a little late-game luck the Dallas Mavericks' 0-2 hole might have been a 2-0 cushion with the series shifting to Dallas for Thursday's Game 3. Late-game luck isn't the only difference in a postseason rematch with the O...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  7. Dallas Mavericks lose in 3 OTs, continue to be haunted by opponen...

    Jeff Caplan

    Carlisle preaches patience as basketball gods continue to haunt the Mavericks.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  8. Los Angeles Lakers would be horrible first-round matchup for Dall...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Lakers would be a horrible first-round playoff matchup for the Mavericks.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2012
  9. Mark Cuban can't quibble with L.A. moves

    Jeff Caplan

    Los Angeles Lakers fans are wondering if their forever free-spending franchise has suddenly gone cheap after shipping Lamar Odom and the $11.3 million he's owed this season and next to the Dallas Mavericks for a draft pick and a trade exception, and ...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  10. Week ahead: Injuries, Rodrigue Beaubois and tough tests

    Jeff Caplan

    Of the four teams the Dallas Mavericks face this week, three coming on the road, only the Denver Nuggets can claim to be hotter, as well as more mysterious. More mysterious? The Nuggets, winners of seven of their last 10, did just make the most st...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  11. Can Mavs continue to contain Kobe Bryant?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- As Jason Kidd, the last man off the court following this morning's shootaround, made his way out of the tunnel and into the American Airlines Center concourse, Kobe Bryant, still wearing his shades and a casual wardrobe from his signature l...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  12. Week ahead: Two big ones before the break

    Jeff Caplan

    Standing in the quiet Dallas Mavericks locker room Sunday at Madison Square Garden, Shawn Marion, tugging on his designer jeans after a long day chasing Jeremy Lin, was reminded that in about 24 hours he'd be at the American Airlines Center warming u...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  13. W2W4: Dirk Nowitzki to guard Blake Griffin?

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- The Dallas Mavericks are 2-4 on the road, but two losses have come on last-possession 3-pointers via Kevin Durant and most recently Derek Fisher. A stiff challenge comes tonight back at the Staples Center against the re-made Lob -- ...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  14. Dirk Nowitzki takes blame on Derek Fisher 3

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- Kobe time turned into Derek Fisher time. All eyes focused on No. 24 as he got the inbounds pass at the top of the arc with 9.9 seconds to play and the score tied, 70-70. The Mavericks' Shawn Marion, who had played superb defense aga...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  15. Fresh Fit: Lamar Odom improving; Vince Carter hurting

    Jeff Caplan

    Our weekly look at the Mavs' newcomers: LOS ANGELES -- Lamar Odom was clearly touched by the long standing ovation given to him by the Staples Center crowd when he was the first Dallas Mavericks reserve to check in with 7:32 to go in the first qua...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  16. Rapid Reaction: Lakers 73, Mavs 70

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- How it happened: Both teams had to feverishly scrap just to make sure they didn't pull off all-time franchise lows for points. Those records -- 70 for the Los Angeles Lakers and 62 for the Dallas Mavericks are safe for now -- but this ...

    Blog | January 17, 2012