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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. Offense bound to change, but will scoring increase?

    Jeff Caplan

    The flow -- as in "flow" offense -- is gone. So what does it mean? For starters, coach Rick Carlisle took back the keys to the offense when point guard Jason Kidd -- who has played 11 more seasons and has 9,902 more assists than the new Dallas Mav...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  3. Ian Mahinmi staying back with baby

    Jeff Caplan

    MEMPHIS -- The Dallas Mavericks won't have backup center Ian Mahinmi tonight against the burly Memphis Grizzlies, putting the lankier Brandan Wright on notice. Mahinmi informed the masses on Twitter on Saturday afternoon that he will return to the...

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  4. Brendan Haywood deals with limited movement

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks could use a healthy Brendan Haywood to help protect the paint and bang the boards. They'll have to settle for the one who's locked into a bulky knee brace and whose lateral movement remains limited. Haywood has playe...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  5. Week ahead: Rising up at home imperative

    Jeff Caplan

    After playing just three games last week, it's back to the unforgiving grindstone for the Dallas Mavericks, who embark on what could be a monumental week with four intriguing games, three at home and three against two teams the Mavs are sandwiched be...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  6. 3-pointer: Centers doing heavy damage

    Jeff Caplan

    Recap | Box score | Shot chart | Photos MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Mavericks center Brendan Haywood notched consecutive double-figure scoring games for the first time in a couple seasons. He had 10 points Wednesday, and not just on put-backs and dunks. Hi...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  7. Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki leaves with tight back against Me...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks All-Star Dirk Nowitzki was forced out of Wednesday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies early in the second quarter because of lower back tightness.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  8. Light All-Star night for Dirk Nowitzki

    Jeff Caplan

    Mark Cuban was hoping for, oh, three minutes for his superstar, but he'll be happy with the 14 minutes Dirk Nowitzki logged jogging up and down Dwight Howard's home floor -- tick, tick, tick -- in Sunday night's All-Star Game. In his 11th consecut...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  9. Title in hand, approach the same for Dallas Mavericks

    Jeff Caplan

    A new Mavs era begins, but much the same for team built on consistency.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2011
  10. Dirk, Germany can't hold off Gasols, Spain

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki couldn't find the bottom of the net for the final 9:41 in Germany's 77-68 loss to Spain and the Gasol brothers in the second round of the European championships. Marc Gasol led all scorers with 24 points and his Pau had 19. New Dalla...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  11. Better matchup: Memphis or OKC?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks could know their Western Conference finals foe as soon as tonight. The Oklahoma City Thunder will attempt to make the Memphis Grizzlies sing the blues once and for all in Game 6 in Memphis. If OKC wins, it will open ...

    Blog | May 13, 2011
  12. Brendan Haywood loses All-Star steam

    Jeff Caplan

    NBA fans in China are proving they can be just as ridiculous as Americans when it comes to All-Star voting. How else do you explain injured Houston Rockets center Yao Ming being the Western Conference's leading vote-getter for centers? About as ea...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  13. Sizzling: Dirk Nowitzki on career pace

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- As if Dirk Nowitzki hasn't trained everyone to believe that every time he flicks his wrist and releases a textbook rotation the ball is going in the hole, this season the Dallas Mavericks forward is taking it to an all new level. Through...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  14. Center situation only to get more intriguing

    Jeff Caplan

    This probably isn't how Brendan Haywood expected the start of the season to go down, not after the Dallas Mavericks committed some $55 million to him over six seasons and basically promised him the starting job. Of course, Haywood's sixth year isn...

    Blog | November 10, 2010