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  1. Dirk at center of Mavs' win over Thunder

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Necessity and a nightmare prompted Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle to make the unconventional decision to start Dirk Nowitzki at center Sunday night. After a disturbing dream about coaching against a Don Nelson small-ball squad, Car...

    Blog | December 28, 2014
  2. Mark Cuban: I feel Kings owner's pain

    Tim MacMahon

    As relationships soured with a couple of head coaches, Mark Cuban has been accused of being a meddlesome owner at times over the years. That's one term being used to describe Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive after the stunning decision to fir...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  3. Dirk goes down Mavs-Spurs memory lane

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- They meet again. This will make a half-dozen times Dirk Nowitzki has seen the San Antonio Spurs in the playoffs. He's felt some agony and some ecstasy in the previous five series against the Mavericks' Interstate 35 rival, a four-time ti...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  4. Opening Tip: Ellis on 'Nellie being Nellie'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Monta Ellis smiled and shook his head when asked for his reaction to Don Nelson's recent comments about him in Sports Illustrated. That's a pretty pleasant response to being called "a pain in the ass when I had him" and "little selfish b...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  5. Cuban: Rangers in good hands with Jon Daniels

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Mavericks owner Mark Cuban knows a bit about messy sports divorces. He has been through a couple with Don Nelson and Avery Johnson. In both cases, the Mavs reached greater heights after the bitter breakups. Cuban, who bid against Nola...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  6. Gersson Rosas hired as Dallas Mavericks' new general manager

    Tim MacMahon

    The Dallas Mavericks have agreed in principle with Houston Rockets vice president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas to become the franchise's new general manager, a source confirmed to

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2013
  7. Buzz: Cuban proud of fans booing Odom

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Mark Cuban was a rowdy, loud and proud man Tuesday night, when he watched the Mavs' OT thriller on television in the Cayman Islands, his family's annual spring break getaway destination. The fact that the Mavs managed to pull out the 109-...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  8. Buzz: Mark Cuban leaves no question who has final say for Mavs

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who bid against the current Texas Rangers ownership group when that franchise went to bankruptcy auction in 2010, claimed not to know much about the controversy regarding Nolan Ryan's reduced power and potential ...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  9. Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki won't play vs. San Antonio Spurs

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki will not play against the San Antonio Spurs, coach Rick Carlisle said after the morning shootaround.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2010
  10. Cuban (kind of) congratulates Nellie

    Tim MacMahon

    Mark Cuban couldn't help but taking a jab while congratulating ex-Mavs coach Don Nelson for breaking the NBA's wins record. "And congrats to Nellie !" Cuban tweeted. "I feel like the guy who paid for a 3rd wedding. Happy u r now happy" Rough tr...

    Blog | April 08, 2010
  11. Dirk: Roddy B. better than me as rookie

    Tim MacMahon

    OAKLAND -- The Mavericks' prized foreign import provided flashes of stardom late in his rookie season. Germany's Dirk Nowitzki did it a dozen seasons ago. It's happening now for Guadeloupe's Rodrigue Beaubois. Dirk's minutes as a rookie were sp...

    Blog | March 28, 2010
  12. Nellie will force Carlisle to be creative

    Tim MacMahon

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The fivesome that finished Tuesday's win over the Los Angeles Clippers had never played together until circumstances forced Rick Carlisle to get creative. "You might see it again soon," Jason Terry said after the game. "We play Go...

    Blog | March 27, 2010
  13. Mavericks' perennial All-Star Dirk Nowitzki grew as Dallas grew o...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dirk Nowitzki, frequent All-Star and face of the Mavs, grew as Dallas grew on him.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2010
  14. Cuban, Nellie share moment of civility

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- As Don Nelson walked out of the American Airlines Center, he stopped for a moment to exchange pleasantries, handshakes and pats on the back with Mark Cuban. Surprisingly, neither had puncture wounds afterward. "We're gonna go get a be...

    Blog | February 04, 2010
  15. Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle is frustrated with his team'...

    Tim MacMahon

    Rick Carlisle is struggling to find answers for the Mavs' questionable defense.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2010
  16. Mark Cuban's decade as Dallas Mavericks owner has been anything b...

    Tim MacMahon

    In his 10 years as owner, Cuban and the Mavs have been impossible to ignore.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2010