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  1. 3-pointer: Dirk Nowitzki's struggles

    Calvin Watkins

    DALLAS -- Saturday night, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki missed his first six shots against the Golden State Warriors. When his night was done, Nowitzki had scored 15 points, but went 3-of-12 from the field. Nowitzki said he's physically f...

    Blog | February 10, 2013
  2. Rapid Reaction: Mavericks 116, Warriors 91

    Calvin Watkins

    If this keeps up, some of the Dallas Mavericks players will shave their beards off sooner rather than later. On Saturday night, the Mavs beat up the Golden State Warriors, 116-91, at the American Airlines Center. This week, several of the Maverick...

    Blog | February 09, 2013
  3. Knicks unhappy with officiating

    Calvin Watkins

    Mavericks guard Jason Kidd complained about the referees and a lack of respect for the defending NBA champions Monday night. Tuesday night it was the Knicks turn. The Knicks were upset at two non-calls: A possible walk by Dirk Nowitzki, which d...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  4. Tyson Chandler to get his ring tonight

    Calvin Watkins

    For the fifth and final time, the Dallas Mavericks will have a ring ceremony. This time it will involve one of the biggest pieces from their 2010-11 NBA championship -- Tyson Chandler. Chandler, the starting center on last year's team, will be presen...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  5. Jason Kidd: It's a dream come true

    Calvin Watkins

    MIAMI -- When the final buzzer was about to sound, Jason Kidd wanted the one thing point guards love to have: the basketball. Standing near the scorers table, Kidd got the ball for the final dribbles of the 2010-11 season. The Dallas Mavericks kno...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  6. Dirk Nowitzki reacts to the title

    Calvin Watkins

    MIAMI -- We'll have more with Dirk Nowitzki, but here's a quick reaction from the Mavericks superstar forward on winning the NBA title on Sunday night. "If I would have won one early in my career, maybe I would have never put all the work and the ...

    Blog | June 12, 2011
  7. Defending Dirk Nowitzki is a problem

    Calvin Watkins

    MIAMI -- Other than talking about fake coughs and whether or not it can salvage the season on Sunday night, the Miami Heat are having problems defending Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki. In the five games, Nowitzki is averaging 27 points while shoo...

    Blog | June 11, 2011
  8. Dirk Nowitzki among Texas HOF nominees

    Calvin Watkins

    Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki is one of 20 nominees for 2011 class of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Other notables on the list include the Spurs' Tim Duncan, the recently retired Shaquille O'Neal, Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith, Texas football...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  9. Mavs-Heat lineups: J.J. remains a starter

    Calvin Watkins

    Game 5 of the NBA Finals is at the AAC and the lineups are the same as they were for Game 4. J.J. Barea gets his second consecutive start. Dallas F Shawn Marion F Dirk Nowitzki C Tyson Chandler G J.J. Barea G Jason Kidd Miami F LeBron Jam...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  10. Dirk Nowitzki is feeling better

    Calvin Watkins

    Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki had a fever of about 101 on Tuesday morning. It was clear Nowitzki struggled with his shot in Game 4 on Tuesday night. He was short on a few jumpers and didn't finish some drives to the basket. Nowitzki finis...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  11. Backed into corner, Jason Terry responds

    Calvin Watkins

    Jason Terry is never one to back down from a fight, especially in the NBA Finals. His teammate, star forward Dirk Nowitzki, called Terry out for not making clutch shots in the Game 3 loss to the Miami Heat. His other teammate, point guard Jason Ki...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  12. Mavs-Heat lineups: JJ starts for Stevenson

    Calvin Watkins

    Game 4 has some lineup changes and the Mavericks will sit DeShawn Stevenson for JJ Barera. You could call this a desperate move considering how badly Barera has played in this series. It's clear the Mavs want to push the offense and coach Rick Ca...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  13. Dirk Nowitzki faces Udonis Haslem

    Calvin Watkins

    Toward the end of Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Dirk Nowitzki hit the game-winning bucket while covered by Chris Bosh. It was not a matchup that favored the Heat, especially with Bosh saying Nowitzki can "carve you up" with his moves to the basket. We...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  14. Mavericks try to handle turnovers

    Calvin Watkins

    The off day for the NBA Finals had several of the Mavericks talking about turnovers. In the Game 3 loss to the Miami Heat on Sunday, the Mavericks turned the ball over 14 times, resulting in 19 points for the opponent. In the three games, the Mave...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  15. Jason Terry and J.J. Barea are struggling

    Calvin Watkins

    Jason Terry seemed surprised to hear a question about his struggles. The Mavericks' sixth man responded by telling the reporter he didn't know what he was talking about and might need to watch the film. But the fact is Terry is shooting a disma...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  16. Peja Stojakovic is disappearing

    Calvin Watkins

    Peja Stojakovic was one of the more dangerous shooters during his prime. Now 33, he has provided only a few fleeting moments. In his first NBA Finals, Stojakovic is struggling mightily. A liability on defense, Stojakovic scored his first points...

    Blog | June 06, 2011