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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. Dwayne Harris blows off coaching on return

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- If you're going to ignore coaching, you better make a big play. That's exactly what Dwayne Harris did in overtime Sunday. Harris' 20-yard punt return that set up the game-winning field goal never should have happened. The Co...

    Blog | November 18, 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Jerry: 'We did not play well against Redskins'

    Tim MacMahon

    Jerry Jones isn't going to sugarcoat things just because the Cowboys pulled out an overtime win Sunday. Jones knows that wasn't a playoff-caliber performance against the Washington Redskins, who came a couple of feet away on a 52-yard field goal a...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  9. Jason Garrett, Dallas Cowboys flop in red zone

    Tim MacMahon

    Jason Garrett's worst mistake is settling for field goals, not settling for punts.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2011
  10. Jerry: 'We're still a fragile psyche'

    Tim MacMahon

    Jerry Jones watched in fear from the moment Dan Bailey missed a chip shot field goal at the end of the first possession Sunday afternoon. The thought of digging an 0-2 hole for the second straight season terrified Jones. Never mind the puny percen...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  11. Dan Bailey gets redemption and the win

    Tim MacMahon

    SAN FRANCISCO - Jerry Jones was all smiles after riding the confidence roller coaster with his rookie kicker. Field goal attempts don't get much easier than the chip shot Dallas Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey missed in the first quarter. They don't get...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  12. Cowboys can't find a kicker, so go for two

    Tim MacMahon

    It's fitting that the Cowboys preseason ended with a badly missed field goal attempt. Dave Rayner's ugly shank off the infield dirt at Sun Life Stadium served as one last reminder of how frustrating the Cowboys' search for a kicker has been. Ev...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  13. Shayne Graham: I'm better than I showed in D.C.

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Shayne Graham is the third-most accurate kicker in NFL history, having made 86 percent of his field goal attempts during his 10-year career. He's also a guy who was unemployed after missing a pair of attempts in the Redskins' pr...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  14. 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
  15. David Buehler rewards Cowboys' trust

    Tim MacMahon

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Jerry Jones grinned when asked whether he had ever regretted his decision with go with David Buehler as the Cowboys' field goal kicker this season. "How many minutes ago?" Jones joked about a half hour after Buehler drilled a 38-ya...

    Blog | December 05, 2010
  16. 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