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  1. Mavs drop first in Vegas summer stinker

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks' summer squad lost for first the time in three games in Las Vegas, going down to the Hawks, 67-61. Considering Dominique Jones scored 32 points in the opener and the team averaged 86.5 points in the first two games, this one was an offe...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  2. Rick Carlisle drops Red Auerbach on summer team

    Jeff Caplan

    As the Dallas Mavericks' summer league squad convened a few days ago at the American Airlines Center with a group of wide-eyed youngsters fresh out of college, some off the European circuit and older players hungry to jump start their careers, coach ...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  3. Jason Terry drops 'CTC' rhetoric

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Jason Terry has talked up the "CTC" he writes on his shoes before every game. That's now over, he said, because the only thing that matters is "DTT." Since his request for an extension went unfulfilled in December, Terry has made it p...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  4. Shawn Marion adjusting to return to PF

    Jeff Caplan

    CHICAGO -- Much has been made of Shawn Marion's sudden bench time in recent fourth quarters and his statistical drop-off as coach Rick Carlisle makes adjustments to life after Lamar Odom. Once again Saturday night, Vince Carter received the majori...

    Blog | April 22, 2012
  5. Basketball gods still haunting Mavs in strange ways

    Jeff Caplan

    SALT LAKE CITY -- Three games into this one-of-a-kind season, after Kevin Durant threw in a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to drop the Dallas Mavericks to 0-3, coach Rick Carlisle summoned the mercurial basketball gods to cut his squad some slack. Now w...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  6. Dallas Mavericks lose in 3 OTs, continue to be haunted by opponen...

    Jeff Caplan

    Carlisle preaches patience as basketball gods continue to haunt the Mavericks.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  7. Dirk Nowitzki drops to 4th in final AS voting

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki never had a chance to make the All-Star game as a starter. Fans quickly decided that Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant and rising force Blake Griffin would represent the Western Conference squad as the starting forwards. Nowitz...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  8. Faulty shooting drops Mavs to 26th in NBA

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN ANTONIO -- Shooting doesn't get much worse than it did Thursday night for the Dallas Mavericks: First quarter: 7-of-19 (0-5 on 3s), 36.8 percent Second quarter: 4-of-19 (0-6), 21.1 percent Third quarter: 5-of-21 (1-4), 23.8 percent...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  9. Jason Terry to soar into Rangers Ballpark

    Jeff Caplan

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Jason Terry proved he can still drop it in the hole during the Dallas Mavericks championship run. But can he throw it over the plate? Terry will become the second Mavs player to throw out the ceremonial first pitch this season. ...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  10. Roddy on playoffs: 'I need to be ready'

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Roddy Beaubois' driving layup in the first minute of Sunday's game was swatted away by Golden State Warriors center Ekpe Udoh. A second layup attempt a minute later didn't drop and then his first 3-point attempt with 7:48 to go in the first...

    Blog | March 22, 2011
  11. Good start fuels Mavs' 8-point lead

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Jason Terry put in a nifty reverse layup with 0.6 seconds to go in the first quarter to give the Mavericks a 31-23 lead. That means the Mavs got off to a good start after having to expend every drop of energy to get back into the last tw...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  12. Blake drops 3-pointers to give L.A. edge

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- One minute the Lakers look like they're about to take total control. The next the Mavericks are back on the move. The next Kobe Bryant is holding onto his left ankle after Shawn Marion slaps the ball away from him and sets up Jason Kidd for...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  13. Tyson Chandler had a good run with Peja

    Jeff Caplan

    CHICAGO -- The Dallas Mavericks front office is no stranger to Peja Stojakovic. He haunted them for years as a drop-dead shooter for the Sacramento Kings. Then he moved to New Orleans and joined Tyson Chandler for three seasons, including one Mavs fa...

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  14. Since leaving Dallas, Heat burying foes

    Jeff Caplan

    MIAMI -- Last the Dallas Mavericks saw of the Super Friends, they were gripped by an evil spell that if not solved soon threatened to destroy the greatest free-agent alliance in history. After the Mavs pummeled the Miami Heat that night to drop th...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  15. Is summer heat wilting Beaubois?

    Jeff Caplan

    LAS VEGAS -- The biggest problem right now with Rodrigue Beaubois during his one-step-forward, two-steps back education in this Point Guard 101 summer crash course is that he was too tantalizingly good as a drop-dead scorer in the limited time coach ...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  16. Dallas Mavericks' Rodrigue Beaubois feels the heat while learning...

    Jeff Caplan

    Summer camp full of growing pains for Mavs point guard-in-waiting Beaubois.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2010