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  1. 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
  2. Wild West: All spots clinched, matchups are not

    Jeff Caplan

    We 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: Dallas heads into its fourth consecutive day off knowing it will face either the Los Angeles Lakers or t...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  3. Defensive rebounding continues as major flaw

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks continue to struggle to keep big teams off the offensive backboards and those problems can be directly tied to Sunday's overtime loss to the Lakers and Monday's triple-overtime defeat at Utah. Just look at the numbers. Against the La...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  4. Dallas Mavericks lose in 3 OTs, continue to be haunted by opponen...

    Jeff Caplan

    Carlisle preaches patience as basketball gods continue to haunt the Mavericks.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  5. W2W4: Mavs not concerned about weary legs

    Jeff Caplan

    SALT LAKE CITY -- The Mavericks are coming off their highest minutes game across the board of the season with five players logging at least 37 minutes, led by Dirk Nowitzki going 43 and Jason Kidd hitting 39, his first venture of more than 35 minutes...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  6. After 3: Mavs 74, Jazz 55

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki has 30 points and Lamar Odom had the best quarter of his return with five points, two assists, four rebounds and a blocked shot as his unit extended a 59-50 lead to 19. Odom took away a rebound from Paul Millsap and might h...

    Blog | March 03, 2012
  7. Is Dirk Nowitzki's All-Star run in jeopardy?

    Jeff Caplan

    About this time a year ago, my esteemed colleague Tim MacMahon, contended that Dirk Nowitzki didn't need to be anywhere near the All-Star Game. He argued this because Nowitzki was coming off a right knee sprain that sidelined him for nine games in Ja...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  8. Is Rodrigue Beaubois best shot blocker?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- How is it that the shortest guy on the team is the Dallas Mavericks' best shot blocker? It starts with the 6-foot-2 (and that might be a stretch) Rodrigue Beaubois' insanely long arms. He is making mid-air swats on opponents attempting t...

    Blog | January 28, 2012
  9. After 3: Mavs 88, Jazz 82

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Mavs opened up a 14-point lead, 77-63, with 5:23 to go in the period and then the Jazz finally showed some life. Behind Paul Millsap, the Jazz cut it to 82-80. Dallas, though, quickly took it back up to eight with a Jason Terry 3-poi...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  10. W2W4: Mavs' D looks to get it back together

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS --In their seven home games prior to Wednesday's 15-point loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Dallas Mavericks allowed an average of just 80.1 points a game. And then Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love paced the T'Wolves to 105 points, dropping...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  11. W2W4: Jazz are playing a nifty tune

    Jeff Caplan

    Entering their 16th game of the season, the Dallas Mavericks are looking to avoid their second three-game skid of the season while trying to secure only their second win against a winning team. The Utah Jazz, which includes former Mavs Devin Harri...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  12. Mavs persevere, but kinks persist

    Jeff Caplan

    SALT LAKE CITY -- Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle called Saturday's 94-77 win against a depleted Utah Jazz team that led 70-68 with 6:21 to play a "great game." In this case, great is relative. "I felt like we were watching the NCAA tourna...

    Blog | March 27, 2011
  13. Dallas Mavericks have mixed emotions after uneven win over Utah J...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavs have mixed emotions after an uneven win extended the streak to 12.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2010
  14. Something must give with streaking teams

    Jeff Caplan

    The Utah Jazz have undergone some changes. Carlos Boozer and Kyle Korver defected to Chicago. But, in came big Al Jefferson and veteran agitator Raja Bell, and the Jazz might be better than ever. With arguably the league's best point guard, Deron ...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  15. Interesting foursome get a Mavs workout

    Jeff Caplan

    Day 3 of NBA draft-prospect workouts at the American Airlines Center is easily the most intriguing so far. The Mavericks bring in four more players and each has an interesting story. Like most of the prospects the Mavs have brought in this week, t...

    Blog | June 17, 2010