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  1. 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
  2. J.J. Barea blasts Minnesota teammates

    Jeff Caplan

    J.J. Barea played a massive role as a young point guard in bringing the Dallas Mavericks their first championship in 31 years. As one of the senior-most veterans on a spiraling Minnesota Timberwolves team, Barea on Sunday night had all he could handl...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  3. Defense, offense trying to blend together

    Jeff Caplan

    PHOENIX -- The start to this season-long, six-game road trip is off to a 2-0 start. It hasn't been pretty against two troubled teams rising only in lottery position, but here's what the Dallas Mavericks take with them into a two-day break in the dese...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  4. No rest for Dirk, but maybe time for Kidd

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Thursday night's struggle against the last-place Minnesota Timberwolves forced Dirk Nowitzki to play a team-high 36 minutes just as the Dallas Mavericks prepare for a season-long six-game road trip that features the odd and rigorous schedul...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  5. Chandler provided ultimatum after Spurs loss

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- We'll see if the Dallas Mavericks can carry momentum from their 101-73 win over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday into the final dozen games. Thursday's game against the woeful Minnesota Timberwolves likely won't provide much insight, but...

    Blog | March 22, 2011
  6. Slow starts dogging, haunting Mavs

    Jeff Caplan

    Slow starts are again plaguing the Dallas Mavericks for reasons that aren't exactly comprehensible at this late stage of the season. The Mavs explained away a 32-14 deficit at Golden State Warriors on Wednesday as coming the night after a physical...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  7. Mavs take day-and-a-half off to lick wounds

    Jeff Caplan

    After Jason Kidd played 37 minutes, Dirk Nowitzki logged 38 minutes and Jason Terry 35 in Friday's disappointing loss to the San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle decided there is rest for the weary. Despite a light week ahead an...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  8. Mavs-Lakers: Breaking down the final 14

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers begin the final 14 games of the season Friday night tied for the Western Conference's No. 2 seed with 48-20 records. Which team has the upper hand to claim the seed, which grants homecourt advantage in a po...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  9. 26 to go: Breaking them down

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks are one of four teams with 40 wins, yet the only one with a lone All-Star. They are 10 wins away from an 11th consecutive season with at least 50 wins. They are in second place in the Western Conference, six games behind the S...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  10. New unis appear on the way for Mavs

    Jeff Caplan

    Dominique Jones is at NBA rookie training camp and at some point all the league's rooks get together for a photo shoot. And what do you know, standing at the end of the first row is Jones wearing a what would appear to be a brand-spanking new road un...

    Blog | August 17, 2010
  11. Another strange day reshuffles West deck

    Jeff Caplan

    Sunday saw more crazy finishes in the Western Conference that scrambled the seedings of the bottom three teams and again made the standings a must-see this morning. The insanity started with the Portland Trail Blazers holding off the Lakers in L.A...

    Blog | April 11, 2010