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  1. New Mavs will take it to the rack more

    Jeff Caplan

    To suggest that the Dallas Mavericks' new backcourt combo of point guard Darren Collison and shooting guard O.J. Mayo will attack the rim with greater frequency than the old guard of Jason Kidd and Jason Terry is like saying Dirk Nowitzki is tall. It...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Kobe Bryant and Dirk Nowitzki on the same team?

    Jeff Caplan

    Mark Cuban, as he tells it, was this close to trading for Kobe Bryant in 2007. OK, so we've heard that one before. But it wasn't in exchange for Dirk Nowitzki? "When I was doing 'Dancing with the Stars,' I was taking breaks because I was talking t...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  7. Mark Cuban mad at Jason Kidd? Fuhgeddaboutit

    Jeff Caplan

    Mark Cuban's got it all wrong. His anger is misplaced. Instead of still being steamed at Jason Kidd for his about-face defection to the New York Knicks, he should have patted him on the butt and wished him good luck. It's not too late to send a th...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Sizing up the competition: Denver Nuggets

    Jeff Caplan

    First 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. 5 Denver Nuggets George Karl's group plays it fast and loose and likes to have fu...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Positional breakdown: O.J. Mayo is served

    Jeff Caplan

    Second in a five-part series examining the re-tooled Dallas Mavericks position by position. SHOOTING GUARD Since the days of Michael Finley, the Mavs have mostly lacked size and athleticism at the 2-guard. Jason Terry, of course, is a tremendous ...

    Blog | August 07, 2012