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  1. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkin...

    Jeff Caplan

    Oklahoma City Thunder starting center Kendrick Perkins will miss the remainder of Game 4 against the Dallas Mavericks Saturday after leaving in the first quarter with a right hip strain.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2012
  2. Dallas Mavericks' Jason Kidd to sit out regular-season finale

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd, the fourth-oldest player in the league this season and the oldest set to enter the postseason, will do so with at least seven full days of rest.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  3. Injury would be blow to Rodrigue Beaubois

    Jeff Caplan

    This is a bad time for Rodrigue Beaubois to be dealing with an injury. A year ago, the third-year guard re-injured his left foot in the regular-season finale and missed the entire postseason. Now he's trying to earn a permanent spot in the playoff...

    Blog | April 14, 2012
  4. Fountain of Youth: Big game for Brandan Wright

    Jeff Caplan

    Our weekly look at the Mavericks' young players: In his brief, injury-plagued career, Brandan Wright has never played more than 39 games in a season. When he steps on the floor Wednesday night as the Dallas Mavericks' backup center against the Los...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  5. Week ahead: Injuries, Rodrigue Beaubois and tough tests

    Jeff Caplan

    Of the four teams the Dallas Mavericks face this week, three coming on the road, only the Denver Nuggets can claim to be hotter, as well as more mysterious. More mysterious? The Nuggets, winners of seven of their last 10, did just make the most st...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  6. Injury updates: Vince Carter, Dirk Nowitzki

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- On his 35th birthday, Vince Carter practiced Thursday and said he is not ruling out a possible return in Friday night's game against the Utah Jazz. As for Dirk Nowitzki, he's not completely ruling in a return on Sunday against the San Anton...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  7. Vince Carter happy injury not worse

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Vince Carter engaged in some light shooting again at the end of practice Tuesday. He doesn't know when he'll be back from a sprained left foot, but he knows it could have been much worse. "I tried to walk it off ... but it felt a little ...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  8. Peja Stojakovic aiding Mavs' 3-for-all

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Mavericks president Donnie Nelson's motto is you can never have too many shooters, so he went out and signed Peja Stojakovic, who had barely played because of a knee injury, and frankly no one knew if he could. He can. "Peja has worke...

    Blog | May 09, 2011
  9. Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler misses his third straight ...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks were without Tyson Chandler (ankle) for a third straight game.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2011
  10. Full effort returns and so does win column

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Sasha Pavlovic joined the Dallas Mavericks at one of the most awkward points of the Mark Cuban era, with team hit hard by injuries and the mounting losses at a level not seen in a decade. After returning from a miserable four-game losing...

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  11. Dirk talks Roddy and potential impact

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- After Caron Butler's season-ending knee injury, which along with Dirk Nowitzki's nine-game injury absence, helped to crater the Dallas Mavericks' offense, fan clamoring for Roddy Beaubois to take his talents to the court is off the charts. ...

    Blog | January 19, 2011
  12. Newcomer could spell DeShawn Stevenson

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- In the four games DeShawn Stevenson has started at small forward since Caron Butler went down with a knee injury on Jan. 1, Stevenson has averaged 34.3 minutes a game, double the time he averaged before the injuries as the starting shooting...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  13. Tyson Chandler's Team USA role shrinking

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks are excited about center Tyson Chandler. They believe he's regained much of the explosiveness they remember during the 2008 playoffs and that's been ravaged the past two seasons by foot and ankle injuries. The Mavs became incr...

    Blog | August 30, 2010
  14. Left knee sidelines Dampier vs. Lakers

    Jeff Caplan

    Just when it seemed the Mavericks had put the injury bug behind them, center Erick Dampier will sit out tonight's game at the Los Angeles Lakers with a left knee effusion, basically fluid on the knee. So much for the Western Conference's top two t...

    Blog | January 03, 2010