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  1. A Mavs-free Olympics surely suits Mark Cuban

    Jeff Caplan

    The Opening Ceremonies for the Olympic Games in London are under way, and the men's basketball tournament begins Sunday with an intriguing matchup between Team USA and France. From Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's standpoint, he can watch the e...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  2. Chris Kaman eager to pair up again with Dirk

    Jeff Caplan

    Chris Kaman wanted a multiyear deal. He was on the verge of getting one until the Indiana Pacers matched Portland's max offer for emerging big man Roy Hibbert. Then it was on to Plan B and a showdown between the center-starved Trail Blazers and the D...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  3. Like it or not, Mark Cuban has point on Olympics

    Jeff Caplan

    So Mark Cuban railed on the Olympics once again. What else is new? For years the Mavericks' owner has ranted against the process that allows NBA players to compete for their countries in international play, including the Olympics. Cuban believes t...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  4. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban still not a fan of internationa...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavs owner Mark Cuban again voiced his displeasure with top NBA players participating in international competition.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  5. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban not a fan of international game...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavs owner Mark Cuban again voiced his displeasure with top NBA players participating in international competition.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2012
  6. Dirk Nowitzki making all the right calls

    Jeff Caplan

    And finally he rests... Dirk Nowitzki will finally get some well-deserved down time now that he's back home in Wurzburg after his valiant attempt to qualify Germany for the 2012 Olympics didn't work out at the European championship in Lithuania. ...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  7. Dirk Nowitzki closes in on Euro scoring record

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki and buddy Chris Kaman of the Los Angeles Clippers kept Germany's 2012 Olympic bid alive Friday with a do-or-die victory against Turkey. Nowitzki, mired in foul trouble the entire game, made four free throws down the stretch and finished...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  8. J.J. Barea has P.R. closing in on Olympics

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea had 14 points and seven assists in an impressive, 79-62, win Wednesday night over the Dominican Republic in the Olympic qualifier for the Americas in Argentina. Puerto Rico (5-1), which had already advanced to Sat...

    Blog | September 08, 2011
  9. Dirk Nowitzki to play for German national team if healthy

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki made his most definitive statement to date, saying that it looks as though he will play for the German national team in next month's Olympic qualifying tournament in Lithuania.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  10. Will Dirk Nowitzki lean toward national team?

    Jeff Caplan

    There's at least one German team that Dirk Nowitzki won't play for if this lockout threatens to gnaw away at the 2011-12 NBA season. Dallas Mavericks fans can rest easy now that the president of Bayern Munich of the Bundesliga has denied a report ...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  11. Clips' Chris Kaman says he's in if Dirk is

    Jeff Caplan

    Los Angeles Clippers center Chris Kaman and buddy of Dirk Nowitzki made news in 2008 by joining Dirk on the German national team by virtue of his great-grandparents' German heritage. The two had a blast at the Olympic Games in Beijing and now Kama...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  12. If lockout looks long, Dirk wants Olympics

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The last time the NBA had a lockout that resulted in a shortened season, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki was a rookie during that in 1998-99 campaign. He was drafted in June but remained in Germany to play with his pro team. If...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  13. Dirk Nowitzki eyes return to Germany for 2012 Olympic run if pote...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki eyes return to Germany for 2012 Olympic run if potential NBA lockout drags.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2011
  14. Why Dirk wants another Olympic run

    Jeff Caplan

    After Saturday's game at New Jersey, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban essentially informed a small contingent of foreign reporters, including one or two from France, that he'll ban french fries at American Airlines Center before he gives Roddy Beaub...

    Blog | January 25, 2011