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  1. Mike Brown had big plans for Lamar Odom

    Jeff Caplan

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- First-year Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown never got a chance to coach Lamar Odom, but he certainly had big plans for the 6-foot-10 forward who was traded to the Dallas Mavericks just a couple days into training camp. Odo...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  2. Would Thunder run be more impressive than Mavs'?

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle had high praise for the Oklahoma City Thunder after being swept out of the first round, and his opinion was likely only reinforced after OKC's impressive dismantling and elimination of the Los Angeles Lakers in fi...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  3. Rick Carlisle sees both sides of replay use on interference

    Jeff Caplan

    SALT LAKE CITY -- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle believes the replay from Sunday's controversial basket interference no-call conclusively shows that Lakers guard Matt Barnes touched Pau Gasol's overtime 3-point shot as the ball swished through the bas...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  4. 3-pointer: No time to wallow in Lakers loss

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- The second question asked of Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle following Sunday's 112-108 overtime loss against a Lakers team playing without Kobe Bryant went something like this: Does it sting a little more to have lost to the Lakers w...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  5. Inactive: Rodrigue Beaubois joins Kobe Bryant

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- Rodrigue Beaubois won't play in today's game against the Lakers because of the strained calf he sustained Friday night at Portland. Coach Rick Carlisle said the belief is that the injury is not serious and the hope is that Beaubois ...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  6. Shawn Marion of Dallas Mavericks returns against San Antonio Spur...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavericks forward Shawn Marion returned from a three-game absence with a sore left knee on Friday night against the Spurs, coach Rick Carlisle said.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  7. Is one-and-done prospect bothering Lamar Odom?

    Jeff Caplan

    We can only assume that Lamar Odom is still tending to a family matter as Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle first announced on Wednesday prior to the game against Odom's old team, the Los Angeles Lakers. Odom did not report Monday when the team...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  8. Dallas Mavericks assistant Darrell Armstrong out on bail after ar...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks assistant coach Darrell Armstrong was arrested Tuesday near the team's hotel in Marina del Rey on an outstanding warrant for non-sufficient funds in Las Vegas, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department confirmed Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  9. After 1: Mavs 18, Lakers 15

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- Mavs coach Rick Carlisle subbed in Lamar Odom earlier than normal, making him the first off the bench and he was warmly greeted by the Lakers fans with an extended standing ovation. Odom, who replaced Dirk Nowitzki after an 0-of-4 s...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  10. Mavs eye Saturday for Jason Kidd's return

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS - Dallas Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd is targeting a Saturday return as tune-up before a big trip to Los Angeles to face the Lakers and Clippers. Coach Rick Carlisle said Kidd will miss his fourth consecutive game tonight with hope of h...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  11. Dallas Mavericks comfortable being the hunter as they open playof...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavs aren't concerned about doubters as they head into postseason.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2011
  12. Kobe draws headlines, just ho-hum to team

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Kobe Bryant's post-game shoot-a-thon Thursday night after his Los Angeles Lakers again became the only elite team the Miami Heat can beat, didn't impress his coach or teammates as much as it seemed to wow the onlooking press. To be fair ...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  13. Mavs had idea Butler wouldn't play

    Jeff Caplan

    After the Mavericks' 101-96 victory over the Lakers Wednesday night, coach Rick Carlisle said he didn't know Caron Butler wouldn't play shortly before tip-off. That's true to an extent. Butler was at the AAC Wednesday morning for shootaround as we...

    Blog | February 25, 2010
  14. Dallas Mavericks expect Josh Howard, Erick Dampier to play vs. Lo...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks swingman Josh Howard appears ready to return to the lineup, and coach Rick Carlisle is hopeful center Erick Dampier will also be a go as Dallas hosts the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time this season on Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2010
  15. Carlisle finished 19,562 points behind Dirk

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki is 16 points away from joining the NBA's exclusive 20,000-point club. In all likelihood he'll get there Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Lakers. "It's huge," Mavs coach Rick Carlisle said. "To give ...

    Blog | January 12, 2010