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  1. Dirk Nowitzki of Dallas Mavericks one of NBA's 12 all-time greate...

    Marc Stein

    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle made the case Thursday with ESPN Radio that Mavericks star forward Dirk Nowitzki ranks among the 12 greatest players in the game's history.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  2. Sixth Man of the Second Trimester

    Marc Stein

    Sixth Man of the Second Trimester: Taj Gibson, Bulls Jamal Crawford and Reggie Jackson unquestionably rank as two of the foremost sixth men in the game. Yet for much of the NBA's middle trimester, Crawford and Jackson were forced by significant i...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  3. Talking points: Chris Paul's place in history

    Marc Stein

    This is an excerpt from today's edition of 5-on-5: Is Chris Paul the greatest point guard since Magic Johnson? Stein: Headed that direction for sure. He has emerged as the clear-cut best point guard in the game at a time when there are quality...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  4. Rick Majerus' death felt deeply in Dallas

    Marc Stein

    Rick Majerus' solitary season on an NBA bench in 1986-87 was spent as a Milwaukee Bucks assistant to head coach Don Nelson and sidekick to then-Bucks assistant Del Harris. Nelson and Harris quickly became two of Majerus' closest friends in the game. ...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  5. Hornets lose David West for remainder of season with torn ACL

    Marc Stein

    An MRI exam Friday revealed that New Orleans Hornets forward David West suffered a torn ACL on Thursday night when his left knee buckled late in regulation in an eventual overtime victory over Utah, according to sources close to the situation.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2011
  6. League general managers like Mavs, Dirk

    Marc Stein

    The Mavericks are overwhelming favorites to win the Southwest Division this season ... and Dirk Nowitzki is one of the top two power forwards in the game. At least that's the view of the NBA's general managers. In the league's annual GM survey,...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  7. Stein Q&A: Heft alone unlikely to change perceptions of officiati...

    Marc Stein

    Will the Pedowitz report convince the public that Tim Donaghy was the only thing fishy in the game? What other nuggets of interest can be found within? Marc Stein's Q&A offers some explanations.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2008
  8. Daily Dime: No Kidd? Avery Johnson loses without new point man

    Marc Stein

    The Mavs went to great lengths to get Jason Kidd. So why wasn't he in the game at the end against the Spurs?

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 28, 2008
  9. Power Rankings: Tight competition for top spot

    Marc Stein

    It's crowded at the top of Marc Stein's Week 4 Power Rankings.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | November 26, 2007
  10. King's dramatic rise and fall

    Marc Stein

    LeBron elevated his team into a dramatic finish against the streaking Mavs. But then he didn't finish. Marc Stein has the story.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 01, 2007
  11. MJ's dream of being an owner partially realized

    Marc Stein

    Michael Jordan won't be the top guy in Charlotte, but running the team's front office isn't a bad fallback for His Airness, writes Marc Stein.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2006
  12. Stein's Power Rankings: Week 2

    Marc Stein

    The Cleveland Cavaliers played an absolute must-win game Friday night in Denver. Assuming, that is, you like to lean on NBA history as a trustworthy predictive tool. The record books, you see, tell us that no team that's ever started an NBA sea...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  13. By the numbers: Kevin Durant

    Marc Stein

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Giving some numerical context to the news that the Oklahoma City Thunder have lost the peerless Kevin Durant indefinitely thanks to a foot injury: 6 -- Durant has missed just six games in the past five seasons, and only 16 in h...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  14. Dirk Nowitzki of Dallas Mavericks experiments with faster shot re...

    Marc Stein

    Dirk Nowitzki's latest summer project has been speeding up his shot release.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  15. Rapid reaction: USA routs Serbia for gold

    Marc Stein

    MADRID -- Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis from press row at the Palacio de Deportes after Team USA completed a nine-game sweep at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup with a 129-92 demolition of Serbia in Sunday night's final: How it happened: ...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  16. Kenneth Faried says Team USA 'wanted to beat' Spain in FIBA Baske...

    Marc Stein

    Kenneth Faried was the only player willing to say what at least a few members of Team USA are presumably feeling after advancing to a gold-medal game that won't have Spain on the other side.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014