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  1. 2014 NBA Playoffs -- Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard tweets about Frank...

    Marc Stein

    Indiana Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard moved to ease the pressure on coach Frank Vogel by sending out a tweet Thursday saying Vogel's job is "safe."

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  2. Why Steve Nash won't let setback stop him

    Marc Stein

    When it comes to playing through the debilitating effects of a chronic back problem, Steve Nash has been the Larry Bird of his generation. Draw up a list of NBA players who've managed their back trouble better than Nash and you'd struggle to summo...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  3. NBA Finals 2011: Larry Bird: Comparisons with Dallas Mavericks st...

    Marc Stein

    Larry Bird is rooting for the Mavs because he is a fan of Dirk Nowitzki.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2011
  4. Mavs cornering market on prolific marksmen

    Marc Stein

    When Peja Stojakovic finally makes his expected debut Monday night against Cleveland -- and, yes, I do expect him to start -- Dallas will officially have two of the five most prolific 3-point shooters in NBA history in the lineup. Jason Kidd is No...

    Blog | February 07, 2011
  5. Sources: Larry Bird was contacted about Cleveland Cavaliers' job ...

    Marc Stein

    Byron Scott was not the only prominent alumnus of the storied Lakers-Celtics rivalry of the 1980s that the Cavaliers approached. They also reached out to Larry Bird, ESPN.com has learned.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2010
  6. Inside the numbers: Elimination edition

    Marc Stein

    Inside the numbers of the Mavericks' 97-87 Game 6 loss in San Antonio on Thursday night in what wound up as their final game of the 2009-10 season: * Dirk Nowitzki's 33 points, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, give him six 30-point playoff g...

    Blog | April 30, 2010
  7. Mavericks' loss, by the numbers

    Marc Stein

    A few numbers of note from the Mavericks' 102-88 Game 2 loss to the Spurs on Wednesday night: * The defeat ends a Dallas run of six successive home victories over San Antonio in the regular season and postseason. * Tim Duncan's 17 rebounds are ...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  8. Drew Gooden and Dallas Mavericks clear first hurdle together

    Marc Stein

    Mavericks big man Drew Gooden became a little less tradable as of Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2010
  9. Mavs love that Dirk-y water

    Marc Stein

    Dirk Nowitzki first caught the attention of Larry Bird in 1998. On Monday, his clutch play in Game 7 against the Spurs reminded us why. Marc Stein has the story.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 22, 2006
  10. For 'Two on Two,' it's all Bird

    Marc Stein

    When Magic, Larry, LeBron and 'Melo got together, ESPN was courtside for an exclusive game of "Two on Two."

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2004