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  1. Wild, often strange offseason will churn rumor mill

    Jeff Caplan

    Approaching the one-month mark to the start of Dallas Mavericks training camp, the bouncing of basketballs can't get here soon enough to end a wild and increasingly silly offseason. Think about it. First, Deron Williams denied the Mavs in their ho...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  2. Dallas Mavericks' silly offseason winding down

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavericks training camp can't get here soon enough after such a silly offseason.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  3. Sizing up the competition: L.A. Lakers

    Jeff Caplan

    Last in a series looking at the five teams ahead of the Dallas Mavericks in our early 2012-13 Western Conference rankings and how the revamped Mavs match up. No. 1 Los Angeles Lakers Move along, nothing here to see. Yeah, right. Luxury tax be dam...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  4. Mavs rookies score in NBA peer survey

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks rookies Jae Crowder and Jared Cunningham are among a group of NBA rookies selected by an expert panel deemed to be most overlooked in the 2012 draft class. So who are these supposed experts? Thirty-nine NBA rookies. NBA.com sur...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  5. Rodrigue Beaubois spending time in the ring?

    Jeff Caplan

    Toughness has never exactly been Rodrigue Beaubois' calling card in his first three seasons. After all, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle used to joke about needing a spatula to scrape the former 185-pounder off the practice floor. Just last Ap...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  6. Eight newcomers sure to spark rotation competition

    Jeff Caplan

    Earlier I took a look at where Brandan Wright will fit into the Dallas Mavericks' revamped roster. That question leads to a larger one of which players will ultimately be on the outside of coach Rick Carlisle's rotation. The mantra under Carlisle ...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  7. Where does Brandan Wright fit on revamped roster?

    Jeff Caplan

    Brandan Wright's frame, 6-foot-10 and 210 pounds, isn't exactly one of a prototypical NBA center. The Dallas Mavericks knew this last season when they moved the career power forward to the middle. Entering an important contract season, is Wright dest...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  8. Positional breakdown: Adding a Brand name

    Jeff Caplan

    Fourth in a five-part series examining the re-tooled Dallas Mavericks position by position. POWER FORWARD Have the Dallas Mavericks featured a stronger power forward combo since the days of Dirk Nowitzki and Eduardo Najera? Or Maybe it was Dirk a...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  9. What's it mean?: High draft picks line roster

    Jeff Caplan

    When Elton Brand sets up shop at his new Dallas Mavericks locker, he and Shawn Marion will certainly reminisce about the 1999 NBA draft, surely the way Dirk Nowitzki and Vince Carter have about the '98 draft. Drafts are always fun to look back on ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  10. Is Dirk Nowitzki on path to wedded bliss?

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki is as accessible as any modern-day sports superstar when he's around the game. Away from it, he's as private as any superstar possibly can be. That his Valentine's Day engagement to Jessica Olsson didn't leak out for some months late...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  11. 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
  12. Mavs sign rookie center Bernard James

    Jeff Caplan

    Bernard James became the last of the Dallas Mavericks' three draft choices to sign a contract, the team announced Wednesday. The 6-10 center was the 33rd overall pick out of Florida State and a former staff sergeant in the Air Force with three tou...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  13. 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
  14. Opinions vary on Mavs' summer moves

    Jeff Caplan

    The grand plan didn't work. Deron Williams, citing his hearty approval of a last-minute trade by the Brooklyn Nets that landed Joe Johnson, isn't coming home. In the weeks that followed, the Dallas Mavericks filled out the 15-man roster with surpr...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  15. Age only a number?: Mavs' is going down

    Jeff Caplan

    Save the AARP jokes for the Boston Celtics. They no longer apply to the Dallas Mavericks, who sported the league's oldest roster a season ago. Last season, the Mavs relied most on their senior-most players: Jason Kidd at 39, Vince Carter at 35, Ja...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  16. Source -- O.J. Mayo agrees to multiyear deal with Dallas Maverick...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks and shooting guard O.J. Mayo have agreed to a multiyear deal, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012