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  1. Week ahead: Chris Paul, Jeremy Lin

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- What a week this stands to be for the suddenly streaking (again) Dallas Mavericks. Four games are on tap over the next seven days and it starts and ends against two of the most headline-drawing point guards in the game. Chris Paul, almos...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  2. Brandan Wright brings Lob City to Dallas

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- When 6-foot-10 Dallas Mavericks skywalker Brandan Wright is in the game, it's almost expected now that an alley-oop is going to happen. It happened Wednesday night in spectacular fashion. Coming off a Minnesota turnover in the first h...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  3. Both teams seek foul control on stars

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- No one expects 56 fouls to be called or 79 free throws to be attempted or for tonight's Game 2 of the Western Conference finals to last nearly as long as a football game. "The free throws were a huge factor in the game, obviously," Mavs...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  4. This time Mavs make the plays that count

    Jeff Caplan

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Mavericks' 17-point lead with 1:25 to go in the third quarter was down to 86-85 with 5:28 left in the game. What would transpire in those final minutes of Thursday's Game 6 would either send the Mavs on to the second round or se...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  5. Terry says he knew the score, but did he?

    Jeff Caplan

    HOUSTON -- With the Dallas Mavericks trailing the Houston Rockets by one point and 1.5 seconds left in the game, Jason Terry stepped up to the free throw line needing to hit two to win it. "With Jet on the line with one second to go," Dirk Nowitzk...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  6. Jet calls out Jarrett Jack on winning FTs

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW ORLEANS -- Jason Terry took exception to a foul called on Jason Kidd with 8.4 seconds left in the game that awarded Jarrett Jack three free throws. Jack made all three attempts and the Hornets got a stop at the other end to pull out the improbabl...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  7. Engaged Haywood, Barea lead big 2nd

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- On J.J. Barea bobblehead night, the little man had to wait until the second quarter to get in the game so Roddy Beaubois could make his season debut off the bench. Barea patiently waited and then took off as if to show his buddy Beaubois...

    Blog | February 16, 2011
  8. Thunder makes push, but Mavs hang tight

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks withstood a strong third-quarter push by the Thunder, falling behind for the first time in the game and then by as many as eight. But Dallas managed to hang tight, 73-70, to make a run of their own in the fourth quarter. Th...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  9. Will Carlisle free Roddy B in Game 3?

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN ANTONIO -- Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said he came close to subbing in rookie guard Roddy Beaubois in Game 2. After Friday morning's shootaround, Carlisle wouldn't specify at which point in the game he mulled the move, but he said th...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  10. Cold-starting Jet says he's good with his shot

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Jason Terry missed his first six shots and didn't make his first field goal in Game 1, an 8-foot floater, until the 6:05 mark of the fourth quarter. He hit a 3-pointer with less than two minutes to go in the game and finished 2-of-9 from th...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  11. Barea's gut was wrong

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- J.J. Barea figured he had earned the opportunity to come off the bench first in place of Jason Kidd, but with 2:17 to go and Kidd having picked up foul No. 2, it is the rookie Roddy Beaubois in the game first. He just picked up his first as...

    Blog | April 03, 2010
  12. Mavs quickly ripping up Hornets

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Shawn Marion just completed an and-1 after another driving layup and followed it up with another bucket for a 47-26 lead with 9:05 left in the game. Maybe Jason Terry was right when he said the Mavs that used to sputter through home games w...

    Blog | February 28, 2010
  13. Beaubois in the game

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Roddy Beaubois is in to start the second quarter. He and Terry are manning the backcourt with Marion, Najera and Dirk up front....

    Blog | February 24, 2010
  14. Update: J-Ho sits

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- With about seven minutes to go in the game, Josh Howard took a seat. He started the quarter and it will be interesting to see when and if coach Rick Carlisle goes back to him. The Mavs lead 95-93 in a Groundhog Day-type game. The Mavs' ...

    Blog | January 26, 2010
  15. Barea keeping Mavs close

    Jeff Caplan

    Update on Dirk Nowitzki: three stitches to right elbow and getting X-rays. He's doubtful to return. J.J. Barea scored 10 points in the first four minutes of the third quarter, including two 3-pointers to keep the Mavs in the game with Nowitzki in ...

    Blog | December 18, 2009
  16. 8-game preseason schedule starts in Berlin

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks announced Thursday their full 2012-13 preseason schedule, which opens Oct. 6 at Berlin and Oct. 9 at Barcelona.The Mavs open training camp on Sept. 30 and leave for Europe a few days later. The Mavs will play four of their remain...

    Blog | August 16, 2012