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  1. Does Tony Parker injury open door to No. 1 seed?

    Jeff Caplan

    The San Antonio Spurs are finally getting their first dose of injury woe. Point guard Tony Parker will miss two to four weeks with what the team is calling a "strained left soleus," or calf strain. He injured the calf in the first half of Sunday's ga...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  2. 2009-10: All dressed up, nowhere to go

    Jeff Caplan

    Tenth in a series chronicling the Dallas Mavericks' streak of 10 seasons with 50 or more wins (previous installments). As the regular season wound down, Dirk Nowitzki was confident his team was built for the playoffs. He was ready to roll in the p...

    Blog | May 21, 2010
  3. Mavs ready to give Roddy B bigger bite

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Roddy Beaubois has a busy summer of basketball development planned. He'll play on the Dallas Mavericks' summer-league team with the hope that he'll make progress as a combo guard similar to that of the San Antonio Spurs' George Hill. "He...

    Blog | April 30, 2010
  4. 2010 NBA playoffs: Jason Kidd is no-show at Dallas Mavericks exit...

    Jeff Caplan

    Jason Kidd did not attend the Dallas Mavericks' end-of-season meetings Friday and instead made an early return home to Phoenix, Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2010
  5. Hill was glad to see Beaubois sit in fourth

    Jeff Caplan

    During the third quarter of Thursday's Game 6, a spectacular shootout was unfolding between San Antonio's sensational second-year guard George Hill and the Mavericks' slashing rookie Roddy Beaubois. Beaubois started the second half and played the ...

    Blog | April 30, 2010
  6. 2010 NBA playoffs: Dallas Mavericks must overcome 3-1 deficit to ...

    Jeff Caplan

    With their backs against the wall, the Mavs are looking for a silver lining.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2010
  7. Parker on Kidd: Wear down the motor

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN ANTONIO -- Dirk Nowitzki is the top gun, but there's little doubt that the Dallas Mavericks are a different team when Jason Kidd scores 12 or more points. Kidd was limited to just five points on 1-of-7 shooting in Game 2 and the Spurs defense ...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  8. Confirmed: George Hill will start

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Yes, George Hill will start for San Antonio tonight, according to Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. Hill will play with a presumably still-sore right ankle and likely a chip on his shoulder after getting benched early in the second half of Game 1...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  9. Spurs' Hill likely back in starting lineup

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- There was little going on following the San Antonio Spurs' abbreviated shootaround this morning in preparation for Game 2. Tim Duncan didn't take the bait when asked about Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's "I hate the Spurs" monologue....

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  10. Pop on Dirk: 'He's great at selling it'

    Jeff Caplan

    Here's the latest from down south. The Spurs went home after Game 1 to practice: *Coach Gregg Popovich was not happy with the foul discrepancy. The Mavs shot 20 more free throws than the Spurs and Dirk Nowitzki matched the Spurs with 12 made free ...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  11. Hill benched, but says sore ankle was fine

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- George Hill said his sore right ankle was fine in Sundays's Game 1, but clearly San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich disagreed. After Hill played a scoreless 15 minutes in the first half, Popovich had seen enough barely three minutes i...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  12. Popovich: 'A lot of guys played like dogs'

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- San Antonio shot 50 percent from the field, outscored Dallas 50-34 in the paint, won second-chance points 14-12 and surprisingly finished with a 16-11 edge in fastbreak points. Sounds like a winning formula. But, it wasn't. The Spurs los...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  13. Aggressive play gives Mavs early lead

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks shot less than 30 percent for much of the first quarter, but took the lead and built on it with aggressive drives to the basket, getting into the bonus before the game was barely five minutes old. An 8-0 run led by Dirk Now...

    Blog | April 18, 2010
  14. George Hill will start in Game 1

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Spurs coach Gregg Popovich almost reluctantly announced that guard George Hill will start tonight in Game 1 despite a sprained right ankle. "He says he wants to play so we'll give it a shot," Popovich said. "I'm nervous about it. I don't...

    Blog | April 18, 2010
  15. Unofficially, Spurs' Hills looks like a go

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Officially, the San Antonio Spurs have 6-foot-6 rookie D-League grad Garrett Temple listed as the starting point guard for tonight's Game 1 against the Mavericks at American Airlines Center. Officially, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich deemed ...

    Blog | April 18, 2010
  16. Mavericks brace for a whole lot of Manu

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS --Shawn Marion plays small forward and Manu Ginobili plays shooting guard, but there's little doubt who'll check whom when the Mavericks and Spurs tip off their first-round playoff series tonight. "I think so," said Marion, the Mavs' defen...

    Blog | April 18, 2010