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  1. How is Brandan Wright so efficient?

    Tim MacMahon

    Brandan Wright gets easy buckets for a living. That's a heck of a lot harder to do in the NBA than it sounds. Wright does it as well as anyone, which is why he leads the league in field-goal percentage, hitting exactly three-quarters of his sho...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  2. Dirk donating for every Mavs' 2-pointer this month

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks' buckets are benefitting a worthy cause this month, thanks to Dirk Nowitzki. Nowitzki has pledged to pay $20 for every two-point field goal the Mavs score between Nov. 6 and Dec. 6 to the iBellieve Foundation's Two for MPS ...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  3. 3-pointer: Dirk Nowitzki disappears in second half

    Tim MacMahon

    MEMPHIS - What happened to the dominant Dirk Nowitzki from the last two games? He disappeared Wednesday night. Nowitzki failed to make a field goal in the second half of the Mavs' loss to the Grizzlies. His only points after halftime came on a pai...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  4. Can Mavs keep Kevin Durant from dominating from the line?

    Tim MacMahon

    OKLAHOMA CITY - If you want to put a positive spin on it, you could point out that the Denver Nuggets are the only team to hold Kevin Durant to a lower field goal percentage than the Mavericks among teams that have faced the NBA's scoring leader twic...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  5. Mavs' offense is work in progress, not priority

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks enter the All-Star break as a mediocre offensive team and a dominant defensive team. Yes, you read that right. The Mavs rank first in field goal percentage allowed, third in defensive efficiency and fourth in poin...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  6. After 1: Pacers 29, Mavs 28

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki's jump shot has returned from the dead. Nowitzki needed only 69 seconds to match his field goal total (two) from Wednesday night's loss. He hit all five of his shots from the floor -- all midrange jumpers -- to finish the fi...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 93, Blazers 82

    Tim MacMahon

    How it happened: The Mavericks built a double-digit lead and didn't give the Trail Blazers life in the fourth quarter this time. One game after the Mavs blew a 23-point lead, they held the Blazers without a field goal for a stretch of 7:32 in the ...

    Blog | April 25, 2011
  8. Rapid Reaction: Bulls 88, Mavericks 83

    Tim MacMahon

    How it happened: Dirk Nowitzki went dormant and the Mavs' defense faltered down the stretch. Oh, and the Bulls absolutely dominated the boards. Nowitzki scored a season-high 36 points on 15-of-26 shooting, but his final field goal came with 10:15...

    Blog | November 19, 2010
  9. It's tied up and terrible to watch

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The best thing about this Cavs-Mavs preseason meeting is that it's almost over. It's Cavs 62, Mavs 62 after three quarters of a stinker even by preseason standards. Both teams have field goal percentages in the 30s. The Mavs can't eve...

    Blog | October 11, 2010
  10. Another Mav finally gets a bucket

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- It took almost 17 minutes for a Maverick other than Dirk Nowitzki and Caron Butler to get a basket. The next Mav to score a field goal? Not Jason Terry. Not Jason Kidd. Not Shawn Marion. Not Brendan Haywood. It was Eduardo Najera, who...

    Blog | February 20, 2010
  11. Mavs finally get a lead

    Tim MacMahon

    OAKLAND -- For the first time tonight, the Mavs have a lead. It came with 8:40 remaining on Dirk Nowitzki's and-1 field goal. And it lasted one possession. Anthony Morrow answered with a jumper to tie it up....

    Blog | February 08, 2010
  12. Dirk's drought ends

    Tim MacMahon

    OAKLAND -- Dirk Nowitzki finally got a field goal. His first bucket came with 7:10 remaining in the third quarter. He made a nice spin move against Ronny Turiaf to get a layup. Dirk didn't have to wait long for his second bucket, a baseline jum...

    Blog | February 08, 2010
  13. The drought is over

    Tim MacMahon

    OAKLAND -- It took almost five minutes, but the Mavs finally got a field goal. Jason Terry knocked down a jumper from the left wing with 7:02 remaining in the first quarter. Gotta get the ESPN research team on the case. That might be the longes...

    Blog | February 08, 2010
  14. Dirk ends the drought

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- It had been more than two quarters since Dirk Nowitzki got a field goal. The drought ended with a baseline jumper with 3:53 to go in the fourth quarter. He knocked down another from basically the same spot the next possession. His pre...

    Blog | February 03, 2010
  15. Dirk, Jet battle for the blame

    Tim MacMahon

    SALT LAKE CITY -- At least the Dallas Mavericks' go-to guys are accountable. Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry both shouldered the blame for Monday night's loss to the Utah Jazz, when they failed to get a field goal in the fourth quarter for the secon...

    Blog | February 01, 2010
  16. Dirk's been quiet down the stretch

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki has dominated a lot of fourth quarters this season. Not tonight. Not yet, at least. With 1:05 remaining, Dirk doesn't have a field goal in the fourth quarter yet. His only points in the final frame came on three free thr...

    Blog | January 15, 2010