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  1. Sizing up the competition: L.A. Lakers

    Jeff Caplan

    Last 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. 1 Los Angeles Lakers Move along, nothing here to see. Yeah, right. Luxury tax be dam...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  2. Kobe Bryant and Dirk Nowitzki on the same team?

    Jeff Caplan

    Mark Cuban, as he tells it, was this close to trading for Kobe Bryant in 2007. OK, so we've heard that one before. But it wasn't in exchange for Dirk Nowitzki? "When I was doing 'Dancing with the Stars,' I was taking breaks because I was talking t...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  3. 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
  4. Positional breakdown: Breakthrough for a rookie?

    Jeff Caplan

    Third in a five-part series examining the re-tooled Dallas Mavericks, position by position. SMALL FORWARD With all of the modifications to the roster this summer, small forward remained virtually unchanged. Shawn Marion, who once fell under the...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  5. What's it mean?: High draft picks line roster

    Jeff Caplan

    When Elton Brand sets up shop at his new Dallas Mavericks locker, he and Shawn Marion will certainly reminisce about the 1999 NBA draft, surely the way Dirk Nowitzki and Vince Carter have about the '98 draft. Drafts are always fun to look back on ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  6. Mavs step down as West's luxury tax kings

    Jeff Caplan

    For the first time in his ownership of the Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban will not pay a single penny in luxury tax at the end of the 2012-13 season. Since the luxury tax was first applied in the 2000-01 season, only the New York Knicks have paid mo...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  7. Mavs 2012-13 schedule: Five games to circle

    Jeff Caplan

    Perhaps not since the 2003-04 season when Mark Cuban brought in Antawn Jamison and Antoine Walker have the Dallas Mavericks been a bigger mystery than they are entering the 2012-13 season. With the roster now appearing to be finalized -- barring a...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  8. Dallas Mavericks' Donnie Nelson: No regrets about attempt to land...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks don't regret how they approached the offseason.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  9. Jason Kidd jumps ship, joins Knicks

    Jeff Caplan

    Some 17 hours ago, with Steve Nash stunningly on his way to join Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers, Jason Kidd was talking about working out a deal with Mark Cuban to finish his career with the Dallas Mavericks. Suddenly, a horrific Mavs offs...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  10. With Steve Nash out, will Jason Kidd waver?

    Jeff Caplan

    Deron Williams was close to choosing Dallas but is staying in Brooklyn. Steve Nash is on his way to L.A. to play with Kobe Bryant. As the Mavericks scramble to make up ground well down the list of their offseason alphabet planner, will Jason Kidd add...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  11. Countdown: No. 2 Shawn Marion

    Jeff Caplan

    Fourteenth in a 15-part series ranking the Mavericks' 2011-12 roster in importance of bringing back next season. By garnering enough votes from the media to finish eighth for Defensive Player of the Year and enough votes from the 29 other league c...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  12. Dirk Nowitzki lands on All-NBA third team

    Jeff Caplan

    For the 12th consecutive season -- and 12th time in his 14-year career -- Dirk Nowitzki has been selected to the All-NBA team. Nowitzki, who statistically did not have a season up to his standards, was still impressive enough to garner a spot on the ...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  13. Shawn Marion left off All-Defensive teams

    Jeff Caplan

    Shawn Marion finished eighth in media voting for NBA Defensive Player of the Year. NBA coaches apparently didn't buy into the hype. Marion didn't make the first or second All-Defensive teams, as voted on by the league's 30 coaches, and garnered ju...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  14. Shawn Marion's hands full with Kevin Durant

    Jeff Caplan

    Before Thursday's finale against the Hawks, when the Mavericks still weren't sure if they would face the Lakers or Thunder in the playoffs, Shawn Marion wouldn't let his mind wander to his next defensive assignment. Kobe Bryant or Kevin Durant. Bl...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  15. Dirk Nowitzki must step up for Dallas Mavericks to survive vs. Ok...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki must step up for Mavs to survive vs. Thunder.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  16. Ten reasons to be excited about Dallas Mavericks in playoffs

    Jeff Caplan

    Here are the top 10 reasons to be excited as the Mavs set out to defend their title.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012