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  1. Ranking the West: Lakers once again team to beat

    Jeff Caplan

    After what seemed an eternity, the Dwightmare is over. Team USA giddily won gold in London. And the Los Angeles Lakers are again the envy of the NBA. When U.S. star of stars and Lakers icon Kobe Bryant squeezed Spain foe and L.A. teammate Pau Gaso...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  2. J.J. Barea blasts Minnesota teammates

    Jeff Caplan

    J.J. Barea played a massive role as a young point guard in bringing the Dallas Mavericks their first championship in 31 years. As one of the senior-most veterans on a spiraling Minnesota Timberwolves team, Barea on Sunday night had all he could handl...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  3. Dirk Nowitzki gets 11th All-Star nod

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki said his sluggish start wasn't deserving of an 11th consecutive All-Star selection. Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle and the majority of his Western Conference counterparts disagreed with the reigning Finals MVP. Despite posting ...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  4. Kevin Love suspended, but back for Mavs

    Jeff Caplan

    Minnesota Timberwolves forward and Dallas Mavericks tormentor Kevin Love was suspended for two games today by the league office for stepping on Rockets forward Luis Scola as he lay on the floor during Saturday's Wolves win. That takes Love, averag...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  5. Week ahead: Tough road for team on a skid

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks came limping home from Cleveland with a three-game losing skid, their first since opening the season with three straight losses. With a rare three-game break to rest their weary bones, the Dallas Mavericks look forward to a rare ...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  6. Is Dirk Nowitzki's All-Star run in jeopardy?

    Jeff Caplan

    About this time a year ago, my esteemed colleague Tim MacMahon, contended that Dirk Nowitzki didn't need to be anywhere near the All-Star Game. He argued this because Nowitzki was coming off a right knee sprain that sidelined him for nine games in Ja...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  7. W2W4: Mavs' D looks to get it back together

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS --In their seven home games prior to Wednesday's 15-point loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Dallas Mavericks allowed an average of just 80.1 points a game. And then Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love paced the T'Wolves to 105 points, dropping...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  8. Dirk Nowitzki leading the charge all that matters

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- In about 12 hours Dirk Nowitzki will address the media with something of his own state of the union. The Dallas Mavericks can only hope their chief is ready to put down the TV mic and get back to his real job. Until he does, and until he...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  9. W2W4: Love and Rubio make Wolves tough

    Jeff Caplan

    Only the 0-3 record screams Minnesota Timberwolves. But, ask the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat how easy it was pull a victory from the teeth of these new and improved Wolves. Rick Adelman has a a young, talented and intriguing cast to mold,...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  10. Week ahead: Nuggets, OKC, Raps and J.J.

    Jeff Caplan

    The 2011-12 season has lifted off and the high-speed ride has only just begun. Following Sunday's Christmas Day opener that included a rousing championship banner-raising ceremony, there is no time to even exhale. About 27 hours after the players ...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  11. J.J. Barea's job a big one with T'Wolves

    Jeff Caplan

    Ricky Rubio meet J.J. Barea, and take good notes. Learn about heart, sweat and guts. Learn how to deal with adversity in the no-mercy NBA. Learn how to overcome. Learn how to be a winner. Why else do you think the Minnesota Timberwolves outbid ...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  12. Kidd practices on birthday, but will he play?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Jason Kidd probably could have gotten away with playing hooky on his birthday, but the 38-year-old point guard was present and accounted for at Wednesday's practice, although he did skip a session with the media afterward. "There's a cak...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  13. How impressive is Kevin Love's streak?

    Jeff Caplan

    Minnesota Timberwolves third-year forward Kevin Love scored 23 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in Monday's loss to the Dallas Mavericks. The double-double, his 51st in a row, tied him for the all-time lead with Moses Malone, who set the mark during th...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  14. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 108, T-Wolves 105

    Jeff Caplan

    How it happened: Playing without center Tyson Chandler for a third consecutive game (sprained right ankle) and without Dirk Nowitzki for large chunks of the second and third quarters (foul trouble), the Dallas Mavericks wobbled and bobbled, but in th...

    Blog | March 07, 2011
  15. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 100, T-Wolves 86

    Jeff Caplan

    How it happened: Despite shooting just 36 percent in the first quarter, the Dallas Mavericks (14-4) led the woeful Minnesota Timberwolves by nine points. The lead increased to as many as 16 in the second quarter, and really that was about all she wro...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  16. Will Mavs get caught in a T-Wolves trap?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The phrase "trap game" is part of the sports lexicon for a reason. It happens. Take Team A. Team A is playing very well of late, say, riding a six-game win streak. On the horizon still two days away is a big road game at Team C, which...

    Blog | December 01, 2010