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  1. New Mavs will take it to the rack more

    Jeff Caplan

    To suggest that the Dallas Mavericks' new backcourt combo of point guard Darren Collison and shooting guard O.J. Mayo will attack the rim with greater frequency than the old guard of Jason Kidd and Jason Terry is like saying Dirk Nowitzki is tall. It...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  2. Dallas Mavericks' silly offseason winding down

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavericks training camp can't get here soon enough after such a silly offseason.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  3. Could summer superstar-chase approach be shifting?

    Jeff Caplan

    The long-range plan is to keep the powder dry and wait out a superstar. It's why when Deron Williams chose Brooklyn over Dallas, Mark Cuban and Donnie Nelson didn't get in a bidding war for a player such as Goran Dragic but rather targeted players ei...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  4. Rodrigue Beaubois spending time in the ring?

    Jeff Caplan

    Toughness has never exactly been Rodrigue Beaubois' calling card in his first three seasons. After all, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle used to joke about needing a spatula to scrape the former 185-pounder off the practice floor. Just last Ap...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  5. Sizing up the competition: L.A. Clippers

    Jeff Caplan

    Third 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. 3 Los Angeles Clippers There is not a more beleaguered coach in the league than Vin...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  6. Sizing up the competition: San Antonio Spurs

    Jeff Caplan

    Second 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. 4 San Antonio Spurs Perhaps no team was lavished upon more last season than the Sp...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  7. Sizing up the competition: Denver Nuggets

    Jeff Caplan

    First 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. 5 Denver Nuggets George Karl's group plays it fast and loose and likes to have fu...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  8. Vince Carter takes reins as old man of the squad

    Jeff Caplan

    Vince Carter used to leap the tallest centers in a single bound and dunk on their heads. Those days are long gone except for the occasional rev-up Carter can still breathtakingly pull off in any given game. "I'm not really into trying to jump over...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  9. Beyond next season, how are Mavs positioned?

    Jeff Caplan

    The ESPN.com Insiders are it again, analyzing today's moves and predicting tomorrow's successes or failures. So how do draft guru Chad Ford and analytics wiz John Hollinger see the Dallas Mavericks' moves -- from the decision not to re-sign Tyson ...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  10. Eight newcomers sure to spark rotation competition

    Jeff Caplan

    Earlier I took a look at where Brandan Wright will fit into the Dallas Mavericks' revamped roster. That question leads to a larger one of which players will ultimately be on the outside of coach Rick Carlisle's rotation. The mantra under Carlisle ...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Positional breakdown: O.J. Mayo is served

    Jeff Caplan

    Second in a five-part series examining the re-tooled Dallas Mavericks position by position. SHOOTING GUARD Since the days of Michael Finley, the Mavs have mostly lacked size and athleticism at the 2-guard. Jason Terry, of course, is a tremendous ...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  14. Positional breakdown: Starting over at PG

    Jeff Caplan

    First in a five-part series examining the re-tooled Dallas Mavericks position by position. POINT GUARD Talk about out with the old and in with the new. It wasn't without trying to keep the status quo; the Mavericks thought they had Jason Kidd l...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  15. How do you grade Mark Cuban, Donnie Nelson?

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks entered the offseason knowing major roster changes were coming, yet every move would have to wait for and hinge on Deron Williams' decision. When Williams tweeted on the night of July 3 that he would remain with the Brooklyn N...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  16. 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