ESPN.com previews the Mavericks' season, with predictions, lineups, fantasy forecast and the NBA Dish podcast.
Dallas scouting director Amadou Gallo Fall has helped plant the seed of academic and basketball development in his native Senegal.
ESPN.com looks ahead at the Mavs' season, with predictions, lineups, fantasy forecast and the NBA Dish podcast.
DALLAS 83, CLEVELAND 81
Coach Avery Johnson expects veteran swingman Doug Christie to give Dallas the kind of stout perimeter defense it lacked in last year's NBA playoffs.
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Kwame Brown once made a promise about his promise. It's time for him and other 2001 teen titans to make good.
Cavaliers backup center DeSagana Diop had knee surgery Thursday and is expected to be out four to six weeks.
Cavaliers center DeSagana Diop, whose improvement has been a pleasant surprise this season, has torn cartilage in his right knee and might need surgery.
Just as forward Carlos Boozer prepares to return, the Cleveland Cavaliers said Monday they'll be without center DeSagana Diop.
The Cavaliers picked up their 2004-05 contract option for DeSagana Diop on Tuesday.