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  1. Richard Jefferson's ridiculous dunk leaves foul taste

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Richard Jefferson caught the behind-the-back pass from Devin Harris and punched the rewind button. In the blink of an eye, Jefferson went back about a decade. Yes, that really was 34-year-old Richard Jefferson rising from the dotted l...

    Blog | February 22, 2015
  2. Dirk on lob dunk: 'Hey, that's what I do'

    Tim MacMahon

    What, you were surprised when Dirk Nowitzki soared almost a full foot off the Madison Square Garden hardwood to throw down a lob pass from Golden State's Stephen Curry during Sunday's NBA All-Star Game? "Hey, that's what I do," Nowitzki cracked to...

    Blog | February 15, 2015
  3. Tyson Chandler will feel at home in Lob City

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks look down on Lob City and every other NBA team, at least in terms of dunk totals. The Mavs' perch atop the dunk list might not last much longer after shipping high-rising backup big man Brandan Wright to Boston in th...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  4. Rapid Reaction: Trail Blazers 127, Mavs 111

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - The Mavericks were bullied by the Portland Trail Blazers in a 127-111 loss Saturday night. How it happened: It was easy pickings for Portland, which lit up the Mavs with a steady diet of dunks, layups and open 3-pointers. The B...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  5. Jason Terry, Brandon Knight praised by Mark Cuban for trying to d...

    Tim MacMahon

    Mark Cuban believes that the two NBA players who have been on the receiving end of the most ridicule this month deserve credit for not being cowards.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2013
  6. Vince Carter honored by Terrence Ross' tribute

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Vince Carter's curiosity was piqued when he noticed that Terrence Ross' jersey didn't match his shorts when the Raptors rookie walked onto the floor for the finals of the slam dunk contest. Then Carter saw the familiar No. 15 and recogniz...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  7. Dahntay Jones assists during dunk contest

    Tim MacMahon

    A member of the Mavericks ended up participating in All-Star Weekend after all. For some reason, Dahntay Jones was recruited out of the crowd to throw a sitting lob pass to Utah's Jeremy Evans in the finals of the dunk contest. Evans jumped over J...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  8. 3-pointer: Vince Carter's 'out-of-body,' double-pump, reverse dun...

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - At this advanced age, doses of Vinsanity aren't premeditated. They just happen from time to time when the situation calls for it and Vince Carter's 36-year-old legs are willing and able. After a couple of sick days, Carter's legs had ...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  9. Hurting Delonte West: 'Go hard or go home, man'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Delonte West forgot all about his surgically repaired right ring finger as he blew by his man and threw down a two-hand dunk with a little more than three minutes remaining in the Mavs' 110-100 win over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. ...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  10. 3-pointer: Roddy Beaubois earned right to showboat

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Rodrigue Beaubois figured he knew the consequences if his flair backfired before he wrapped the ball around his back and soared for a SportsCenter-worthy slam dunk to finish a fast break. "Oh, I'm out, for sure," Beaubois said when asked...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  11. Ex-champ Vince Carter still dunk contest fan

    Tim MacMahon

    It's been a dozen years since Vince Carter won the NBA's slam dunk contest. He can still morph into Half Man, Half Amazing at moments -- just ask New Orleans big man Emeka Okafor, Carter's recent YouTube victim -- but the 35-year-old can't envision h...

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  12. Vince Carter: Blake Griffin's dunk 'amazing'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- A day and a half later, a lot of folks are still buzzing about Blake Griffin's ridiculous dunk over Oklahoma City big man Kendrick Perkins. Mavs swingman Vince Carter, who is still capable of putting a big man on a poster at the ripe old...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  13. Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant not that fired up about Los ...

    Tim MacMahon

    Kevin Durant isn't that excited about Blake Griffin's highlight reel dunk.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  14. Come fly with Mavs: Six-pack of sick dunks

    Tim MacMahon

    Blake Griffin's beastly dunk over Oklahoma City's Kendrick Perkins got my mind racing about the best dunks in Mavs history. Then I had to adjust it to the best dunks of modern-day Mavs history. Hey, my memory is foggy and YouTube is lacking on dun...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  15. Content of Character: Spud Webb

    Tim MacMahon

    When Dallas native Spud Webb entered the NBA Slam Dunk Contest at Reunion Arena during All-Star Weekend in 1986, no one thought the diminutive 5-foot-7 guard from the Atlanta Hawks had a chance. He's now one of the most famous contest winners in NBA ...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  16. Spud Webb overcame doubts to carve out a successful NBA career th...

    Tim MacMahon

    Spud Webb overcame doubts and his size to carve out a successful NBA career.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2012