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  1. Jameer Nelson grateful Magic let him go to a winner

    Tim MacMahon

    Ten years into his career, winning matters much more to Jameer Nelson than money. That's why Nelson was grateful to be waived by the Orlando Magic this summer. Nelson was due to make $8 million this season in the final year of his contract with...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  2. Rick Carlisle: Dirk Nowitzki will finish among top-5 all-time sco...

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki shot his way into the top 10 of the NBA's all-time scoring list last season and isn't nearly done yet. How high can the big German go? "He's going to be one of the top five scorers of all time, I would guess," Dallas Mave...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  3. Mavs' Nelson: 'I just have to be aggressive'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Just be Jameer Nelson. That's the job description for the new Dallas Mavericks starting point guard in the simplest terms. The Mavs signed Nelson because they wanted a smart, tough floor leader who could provide some penetration, knock...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  4. Mavs' starting five finally together

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Maybe Mavericks fans should cross their fingers, but it looks like the team's projected starting five will finally get some game action together this weekend. All of the starters are finally healthy, with Dirk Nowitzki (hip) and Monta El...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  5. Dirk Nowitzki finds midseason form in preseason debut

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Breaking news: Dirk Nowitzki is still good at basketball. Nowitzki's preseason debut Sunday night went about as well as the Dallas Mavericks could have hoped. The 16-year veteran power forward scored 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting, grabbe...

    Blog | October 12, 2014
  6. Dirk Nowitzki (hip) doubtful for Friday's preseason game

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki will probably miss his second consecutive preseason game Friday night due to a right hip contusion. Nowitzki has not practiced since suffering the injury, which the Mavs consider minor, during Saturda...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  7. No Nowitzki, so Aminu will get plenty of PF minutes

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Coach Rick Carlisle refused to grant a preseason exemption to his rule about not revealing his starting lineup until the NBA-mandated 16 minutes before tipoff. So we don't know for certain who will replace Dirk Nowitzki, who is nursing a...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  8. Dirk Nowitzki (hip) to sit preseason opener

    Tim MacMahon

    Star power forward Dirk Nowitzki will not play in the Dallas Mavericks' preseason opener due to a right hip contusion. "It's not considered serious," coach Rick Carlisle told reporters. Nowitzki did not practice Monday. He suffered the injury d...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  9. Dirk: 'Sky hook still a work in progress'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki has been working on a sky hook in shot doctor Holger Geschwindner's lab for more than a decade. It's a shot all-time scoring leader Kareem Abdul-Jabbar made famous and fired effectively into his forties. But Nowitzki, enter...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  10. Carlisle wants to cut Nowitzki's minutes

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- It wouldn't be nearly as drastic as the pay cut he voluntarily took this summer, but the Dallas Mavericks want to trim Dirk Nowitzki's minutes. The 36-year-old Nowitzki averaged 32.9 minutes per game last season, when he earned his 12th ...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  11. Dirk Nowitzki: 'We got all the talent in the world'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki has occasionally half-joked that his German blood makes him a pessimist by nature. But there's nothing but positivity flowing through the big German's veins as the Dallas Mavericks open training camp. "We got all the tal...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  12. Cuban: Mavs too deep for 20-point scorers

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki's scoring average dipped under 20 points per game once in the last 14 seasons, and that was when he underwent knee surgery in October, missed two months and ended up looking like a mountain man as the Dallas Mavericks chased a...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  13. How much better can Chandler Parsons be?

    Tim MacMahon

    The Dallas Mavericks paid a premium rate for Chandler Parsons' potential. It's a luxury the Mavs had due to Dirk Nowitzki's hometown discount deal. It was a requirement to prevent the Houston Rockets from exercising their right to match the Mavs' ...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  14. No real backup PF? No problem for Mavs

    Tim MacMahon

    The Dallas Mavericks do not have a pure power forward on the roster other than Dirk Nowitzki. They do not consider that to be a problem. It's been that case for several years, with Shawn Marion sliding over a spot for most of the minutes when Nowi...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  15. Agent says Al-Farouq Aminu agrees to two-year deal with Dallas Ma...

    Tim MacMahon

    Forward Al-Farouq Aminu has agreed to a two-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks with a player option for the second season, agent Raymond Brothers said.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  16. Picking through the scraps for a stretch 4

    Tim MacMahon

    There is a void in the Mavericks' rotation after they voided Rashard Lewis' contract due to the discovery that the veteran forward needed knee surgery. Dallas doesn't have a backup for Dirk Nowitzki. The Mavs have gotten by in recent years without ...

    Blog | July 23, 2014