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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. Sizing up the competition: L.A. Clippers

    Jeff Caplan

    Third 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. 3 Los Angeles Clippers There is not a more beleaguered coach in the league than Vin...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  3. Sizing up the competition: San Antonio Spurs

    Jeff Caplan

    Second 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. 4 San Antonio Spurs Perhaps no team was lavished upon more last season than the Sp...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  4. 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
  5. Countdown: No. 2 Shawn Marion

    Jeff Caplan

    Fourteenth in a 15-part series ranking the Mavericks' 2011-12 roster in importance of bringing back next season. By garnering enough votes from the media to finish eighth for Defensive Player of the Year and enough votes from the 29 other league c...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  6. Dirk Nowitzki picks Spurs, praises Pop

    Jeff Caplan

    If Dirk Nowitzki can't play in it, he's darn sure going to watch the Western Conference finals between the Dallas Mavericks' oldest rival and their newest. The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder tip off on Sunday night. Who's Dirk got? ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  7. 3-pointer: Can road-lousy Mavs steal one?

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks lost their third consecutive road game in Thursday's regular-season finale at the Atlanta Hawks. The team that won 28 games on enemy turf a season ago, won 13 of 30 this season. After Thursday's 106-89 pummeling at the hand of...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 112, Nuggets 95

    Jeff Caplan

    How it happened: If Saturday's win over the San Antonio Spurs was arguably the most impressive of the season, Monday's victory at Denver has to be near the top of the list. Dallas never trailed in the 106-99 win over the Spurs and trailed only 8-6...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  9. Minute Men: Resting up for upcoming dirty dozen?

    Jeff Caplan

    Our weekly look at how coach Rick Carlisle is managing the minutes of Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd during this 66-game schedule: DALLAS -- Owner Mark Cuban suggested that now that the schedule evens out a bit for the Dallas Mavericks in terms of a...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  10. Week ahead: Mavs must take first two

    Jeff Caplan

    And so it's back to work after the most grueling and disappointing stretch of the season for the Dallas Mavericks. As Jason Terry said after Saturday's third consecutive loss that dropped Dallas to 23-20 with 23 games left in the regular season, i...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  11. W2W4: Seeking to continue dominance of Suns

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks look to keep their hold on sole possession of first place in the Southwest Division after Sunday's 101-100 overtime win over the rival San Antonio Spurs. They'll have to do it in a quick turnaround and without injured point guard...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  12. Dirk Nowitzki looks to bust out

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki couldn't wait to finish off his exile in training-camp purgatory and get back to playing games. When he did just that Sunday against the San Antonio Spurs after a nine-day, four-game hiatus to strengthen his bothersome right knee behind...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  13. Dallas Mavericks' Jason Kidd out a week, Dirk Nowitzki returns

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki returned for the Mavs, but Jason Kidd is out for at least a week.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2012
  14. W2W4: The 3-ball and Dirk Nowitzki's return

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The last time the Dallas Mavericks saw the San Antonio Spurs they were buried under an avalanche of 3-pointers. The Spurs made 11 of their 16 in the first half to cruise to a 93-71 win. The Mavs made 1-of-19. Since that Jan. 5 game in Sa...

    Blog | January 29, 2012
  15. Jason Kidd injury update will come Sunday

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said Saturday afternoon that he will provide an update of Jason Kidd's injury on Sunday, prior to the team's game against the San Antonio Spurs. Kidd strained his right calf in the opening minutes of Friday's 1...

    Blog | January 28, 2012
  16. Dallas Mavericks' Jason Kidd exits in first quarter with right ca...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavs point guard Jason Kidd left in the first quarter against the Jazz with a right calf strain and did not return.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2012