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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. Dallas Mavericks' Jason Kidd to sit out regular-season finale

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd, the fourth-oldest player in the league this season and the oldest set to enter the postseason, will do so with at least seven full days of rest.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 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. 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
  5. 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
  6. Dallas Mavericks reach 50 wins for 11th consecutive season

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks became the third team to win 50 games in 11 straight seasons.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2011
  7. Kidd practices on birthday, but will he play?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Jason Kidd probably could have gotten away with playing hooky on his birthday, but the 38-year-old point guard was present and accounted for at Wednesday's practice, although he did skip a session with the media afterward. "There's a cak...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Playoff atmosphere surrounds Mavs-Spurs

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks (48-20) and San Antonio Spurs (54-13) have played three times this season, but you have to go back to Nov. 26 to find a game with any meaning attached to it, and even that matchup has faded to back of the early-season memory bank...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  12. 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
  13. D must be turned up down stretch

    Jeff Caplan

    The 41-point third quarter the Memphis Grizzlies put on the Dallas Mavericks to come back from 17 down Sunday night still stings. Though not as badly had the Minnesota Timberwolves' 15-3 run to close Monday's third quarter resulted in a second consec...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  14. Tyson Chandler to sit out again

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavericks center and top defender Tyson Chandler won't play tonight at Minnesota as Timberwolves forward Kevin Love seeks to tie Moses Malone's record of 51 consecutive double-doubles. Chandler will miss his third consecutive game with a sprained ...

    Blog | March 07, 2011
  15. Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler misses his third straight ...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks were without Tyson Chandler (ankle) for a third straight game.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2011
  16. Will the Mavs miss Chris Paul?

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks play the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night for the first time since back-to-back high intensity games on Nov. 15 in Dallas and Nov. 17 in NOLA. The home team squeaked out both those games and as the division rivals get se...

    Blog | March 07, 2011