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  1. Can Carter build Sixth Man of Year case?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Want a sleeper candidate for Sixth Man of the Year? Take a look at the Dallas Mavericks' old man. If 37-year-old Vince Carter's February foreshadows the rest of his regular season, the 1998-99 Rookie of the Year and eight-time All-Star s...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  2. Mavs must improve to rekindle Spurs rivalry

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- For years, the close proximity near the top of the Western Conference standings and on the map made the rivalry between the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks one of the most intense in the NBA. The teams are still separated by less ...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  3. Does Vince Carter deserve Sixth Man of Year consideration?

    Tim MacMahon

    Vince Carter has earned eight All-Star appearances, the Rookie of the Year award and an Olympic gold medal during a career that has made a strong case for the Hall of Fame. Carter's boss would like to nominate him for another honor. "If we had ...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  4. Can Mavs climb out of Lone Star cellar?

    Tim MacMahon

    HOUSTON -- If the Dallas Mavericks manage to sweep the home-and-home series with the Houston Rockets over the next four days, we can continue entertaining their slim hopes of making the playoffs. The reality, however, is that Dallas' 12-year posts...

    Blog | March 03, 2013
  5. Shawn Marion must be on playoff closing committee

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - There is no crunch-time controversy at small forward. No ranting about feeling like a rag doll. No issue at all with Vince Carter playing every second of the fourth quarters (and three overtimes) in the last two games while starter Sh...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  6. Fresh Fit: Vince Carter in crunch time?

    Tim MacMahon

    Our weekly look at Mavs newcomers: Vince Carter's role in the Mavs' revamped, Lamar Odom-less rotation is clear. He comes off the bench at small forward, allowing Shawn Marion to slide to power forward when Dirk Nowitzki comes off the floor. Th...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  7. Wild West: Mavs rooting for Spurs

    Tim MacMahon

    We'll take a look at the games that impact the West playoff picture each morning for the rest of the regular season. Mavs' spot in the standings: They're sitting in seventh, a half-game behind the Rockets and a half-game ahead of the Nuggets. Dall...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  8. 3-pointer: Dirk Nowitzki 'had a brutal night'

    Tim MacMahon

    SAN ANTONIO - The spotlight after Friday night's loss to the Spurs was on the Mavericks power forward who didn't play. Good thing for the guy who logged 37 minutes at the position for the Mavs. "I had a brutal night," Dirk Nowitzki said. Tha...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  9. The Dallas Mavericks need to move on from Lamar Odom

    Tim MacMahon

    It's never going to work out for Lamar Odom with the Mavericks.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  10. 3-pointer: Just another Dirk game-winning drive

    Tim MacMahon

    Dirk Nowitzki spent the early stages of his career as a 7-foot decoy when the game was on the line, preferring to defer to Michael Finley and Steve Nash in such situations. A strong case can now be made that there's no better clutch player in the ...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  11. Dirk's knee doesn't worry Mark Cuban

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- What, Mark Cuban worry about a mild knee sprain? The Mavs' owner downplayed conceren about Dirk Nowitzki's injury. It's not considered serious, but this will be the second consecutive game Nowitzki sits. It's not certain when Nowitzki...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  12. Run-and-gun Spurs? Believe it

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Spurs, a franchise that built a dynasty with an offense that operates at the pace of molasses, suddenly love to run. Really. The stats don't lie. San Antonio ranks fourth in the NBA in fast-break points this season, averaging 16.8...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  13. Caron Butler comes through as closer

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Caron Butler went from crunch-time cheerleader to closer. Butler, who didn't play a minute during the fourth quarter of the Mavs' previous two wins, played a key role in slamming the door on the Miami Heat during Saturday night's 106-95 ...

    Blog | November 27, 2010
  14. 2010 NBA playoffs: Composure, season once more at stake for Dalla...

    Tim MacMahon

    Composure, season once more at stake for Mavs in Game 6 in San Antonio.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2010
  15. Najera nears flagrant suspension

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Eduardo Najera is one flagrant foul away from an automatic suspension. The Mavs' enforcer was called for a flagrant 1 after poking Tony Parker in the eye while enforcing his personal playoff no-layup rule during the second quarter of Gam...

    Blog | April 28, 2010
  16. Carlisle OK with Najera's 'aggressive play'

    Tim MacMahon

    SAN ANTONIO -- Rick Carlisle plans to seriously consider giving rugged forward Eduardo Najera more playing time for the rest of the series. Of course, the NBA could have a say in the matter. The league will review Najera's flagrant two foul com...

    Blog | April 25, 2010