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  1. 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. sur...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  2. Rookie Bernard James never saw this coming

    Jeff Caplan

    There's no doubt Dallas Mavericks rookie center Bernard James is one of the more unique players selected in last June's draft. In fact, the Air Force staff sergeant is one of the more unique players in the entire league. writer Jonat...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  3. Beyond next season, how are Mavs positioned?

    Jeff Caplan

    The Insiders are it again, analyzing today's moves and predicting tomorrow's successes or failures. So how do draft guru Chad Ford and analytics wiz John Hollinger see the Dallas Mavericks' moves -- from the decision not to re-sign Tyson ...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  4. What's it mean?: High draft picks line roster

    Jeff Caplan

    When Elton Brand sets up shop at his new Dallas Mavericks locker, he and Shawn Marion will certainly reminisce about the 1999 NBA draft, surely the way Dirk Nowitzki and Vince Carter have about the '98 draft. Drafts are always fun to look back on ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  5. Mavs sign rookie center Bernard James

    Jeff Caplan

    Bernard James became the last of the Dallas Mavericks' three draft choices to sign a contract, the team announced Wednesday. The 6-10 center was the 33rd overall pick out of Florida State and a former staff sergeant in the Air Force with three tou...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  6. Should focus shift off Delonte West to a rebounder?

    Jeff Caplan

    Delonte West's unique personality, his, ahem, avant-garde appearance and on-court toughness quickly endeared him to Dallas Mavericks fans as much as to Dirk Nowitzki and fellow Boston Celtics draft pick coach Rick Carlisle. Mavs president of baske...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  7. Father Corey Crowder blazed trail for Dallas Mavericks' Jae Crowd...

    Jeff Caplan

    Just like his father, Mavs rookie Jae Crowder took an indirect path to NBA.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2012
  8. 2012 NBA free agency -- Rick Carlisle of Dallas Mavericks reflect...

    Jeff Caplan

    On the day the Mavs introduced their three draft picks, the story line of most interest was a busted free agency period that's seen the remaining core of the 2011 title team, specifically franchise stalwarts Jason Kidd and Jason Terry, chipped away.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  9. Dominique Jones, draft picks top summer roster

    Jeff Caplan

    As the Dallas Mavericks scramble to fill out their roster in free agency, the club's Summer League squad is coming together at a much crisper pace. The Mavs join 22 other NBA teams and a D-League select squad in Las Vegas for a five-game schedule ...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  10. Free agents still looking for homes

    Jeff Caplan

    With Jason Kidd unexpectedly agreeing to a multiyear deal with the New York Knicks, the Dallas Mavericks have seven players under contract -- officially contracts can't be signed until Wednesday. The Mavs also have three draft picks that will be give...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  11. Did Mavs value cap space more than No. 24?

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks traded the No. 17 pick in Thursday's draft to slide to No. 24, where they selected Oregon State combo guard Jared Cunningham. But did they really want that pick? There were serious rumblings with the Mavs on the clock that the...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  12. Chad Ford's draft grade for Mavs: C+

    Jeff Caplan Insider Chad Ford, the man inside the draft, has posted his grades for all 30 teams. He called the Mavericks' interesting night that included trading out of the No. 17 slot to acquire three lower picks, "solid," but he thinks Dallas passe...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  13. Jeff Caplan grades the Dallas Mavericks' 2012 NBA draft picks

    Jeff Caplan

    It's early, but here's our take on the Mavericks' picks in the 2012 NBA draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  14. Mavs pick Tyler Zeller, trade him to Cavs

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Leave it to the Dallas Mavericks to make the first trade of the draft. Dallas selected North Carolina center Tyler Zeller for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who send Dallas the 24th, 33rd and 34th picks, according to Insider Chad Ford. ...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  15. 2012 NBA draft -- Did the Dallas Mavericks pull off a nifty 3-for...

    Jeff Caplan

    Did the Mavs pull off a nifty 3-for-1 bargain with their draft day trade?

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2012
  16. What about Rodrigue Beaubois, Dominique Jones?

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks will get a player in the first round of the draft for a third time in four years. They hope tonight's No. 17 pick can be inserted directly into the rotation next season. But what about the futures of the previous two first-rou...

    Blog | June 28, 2012