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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Ranking the West: Lakers once again team to beat

    Jeff Caplan

    After what seemed an eternity, the Dwightmare is over. Team USA giddily won gold in London. And the Los Angeles Lakers are again the envy of the NBA. When U.S. star of stars and Lakers icon Kobe Bryant squeezed Spain foe and L.A. teammate Pau Gaso...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  4. 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
  5. Mavs 2012-13 schedule: Five games to circle

    Jeff Caplan

    Perhaps not since the 2003-04 season when Mark Cuban brought in Antawn Jamison and Antoine Walker have the Dallas Mavericks been a bigger mystery than they are entering the 2012-13 season. With the roster now appearing to be finalized -- barring a...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  6. Dallas Mavericks' Donnie Nelson: No regrets about attempt to land...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks don't regret how they approached the offseason.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  7. Mavs closing in on deal with Jason Kidd

    Jeff Caplan

    Jason Kidd appears prepared to end his career where he started it -- with the Dallas Mavericks. The 39-year-old is closing in on a multiyear deal, a source close to the situation said. The source said the deal is not completed, but barring any sna...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  8. Mavs out of luck if Dwight Howard traded soon?

    Jeff Caplan

    If Dwight Howard is dead set on leaving the Magic's small (market) world ASAP, as reports suggest, and Orlando grants his wish, it's hard to find the happily-ever-after ending for the Dallas Mavericks. That's the picture Orlando Sentinel columnist...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  9. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Dallas Mavericks exclude Lamar Odom from sha...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks players have decided to exclude Lamar Odom from a share of playoff money, a team source confirmed.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2012
  10. Rapid Reaction: Thunder 95, Mavs 79

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- How it happened: Oklahoma City built a 15-point lead in the first and second quarters, and the Mavericks could never keep a run going long enough to make it a game. The defending champions are truly up against it, down 3-0. To avoid a hu...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  11. Title cranks up heat on Dirk Nowitzki, Mavs sales

    Jeff Caplan

    Seen more people donning Dirk Nowitzki jerseys these days? Sure you have. For the first time since 2008, Nowitzki's jersey is among the NBA's top 10 selling jerseys and the Dallas Mavericks are among the top 10 teams in merchandise sales. That's w...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  12. 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
  13. Dirk Nowitzki not happy with 'volume' shooting

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- Dirk Nowitzki surpassed 24,000 career points Sunday, but it was hardly a performance he'll want to remember. However, it is one that has been all-too familiar of late. Nowitzki, remarkably, scored a game-high 24 points, but needed 2...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  14. Rapid Reaction: Lakers 112, Mavs 108

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- How it happened: Who needs Kobe Bryant for Showtime in L.A.? The Kobe-less Los Angeles Lakers persevered without the league's leading scorer and with an under-the-weather Andrew Bynum to win an overtime shootout in part because Pau...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  15. 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
  16. W2W4: Mavs must rise above competition

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks have had a strange knack for playing down to their competition, especially on the road. The Mavs are only 4-5 on the road against teams that currently own a losing record this season. Only two teams in the league, according to the E...

    Blog | April 13, 2012