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  1. Sizing up the competition: San Antonio Spurs

    Jeff Caplan

    Second in a series looking at the five teams ahead of the Dallas Mavericks in our early 2012-13 Western Conference rankings and how the revamped Mavs match up. No. 4 San Antonio Spurs Perhaps no team was lavished upon more last season than the Sp...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  2. Dirk Nowitzki picks Spurs, praises Pop

    Jeff Caplan

    If Dirk Nowitzki can't play in it, he's darn sure going to watch the Western Conference finals between the Dallas Mavericks' oldest rival and their newest. The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder tip off on Sunday night. Who's Dirk got? ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  3. Week ahead: Mavs must take first two

    Jeff Caplan

    And so it's back to work after the most grueling and disappointing stretch of the season for the Dallas Mavericks. As Jason Terry said after Saturday's third consecutive loss that dropped Dallas to 23-20 with 23 games left in the regular season, i...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  4. Pregame buzz: Pop likes Lamar Odom addition

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN ANTONIO -- It certainly appeared as though the San Antonio Spurs were prepared to use the amnesty provision on Richard Jefferson to make room to sign former Dallas Mavericks forward Caron Butler. And then Butler chose to sign with the Los Ange...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  5. Dallas Mavericks manage to notch third win in row

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavs had to admit this win was ugly, but it still put them in second place.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2011
  6. Dallas Mavericks see opportunity to dominate Western Conference v...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavs saw their chance to cruise through the Western Conference vanish.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2011
  7. Role reversal, the 3-ball for division foes

    Jeff Caplan

    Weird doings are going down with the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks. The Spurs won championships boring legions of NBA fans with defense and fundamental offense. So what in the name of Gregg Popovich is going on this season with the Spurs ...

    Blog | November 25, 2010
  8. Terry: 'We're coming back ... we have to'

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS - Never short on bravado, Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Terry said the first-round series against the San Antonio Spurs will go the distance. The Mavericks took the first step in climbing out of a 3-1 hole with a 103-81 victory in do-or-die ...

    Blog | April 28, 2010
  9. 2010 NBA playoffs: Former Washington Wizards Caron Butler and Bre...

    Jeff Caplan

    Ex-Wizards Caron Butler and Brendan Haywood work their magic for the Mavs.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2010
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 2010 NBA Playoffs: San Antonio Spurs haven't been able to bully D...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Spurs aren't the bullies anymore, but they have something the Mavs want.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2010
  13. 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
  14. 2010 NBA Playoffs: San Antonio Spurs have no answer for Dallas Ma...

    Jeff Caplan

    No matter what they tried, the Spurs were defenseless against Dirk Nowitzki.

    Story | Conversation | 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. Parker: Spurs' guard Hill to play

    Jeff Caplan

    Officially, the San Antonio Spurs are calling George Hill (sprained right ankle) a game-time decision, but Tony Parker on Friday had a more definitive status report: "He's going to play," Parker told reporters at the Spurs' practice in San Antoni...

    Blog | April 17, 2010