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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. W2W4: Name that Mavs lineup

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- When the NBA announced that it will allow teams to continue to suit up 13 active players for the remainder of the season, it's likely no team rejoiced more than the Dallas Mavericks. Coach Rick Carlisle has made full use of his roster this ...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  3. Week ahead: Home slate toughens without Dirk Nowitzki

    Jeff Caplan

    Before Saturday's big announcement that Dirk Nowitzki will sit out four games while he pursues an overall conditioning program, the week ahead, with four home games and no back-to-backs, seemed like a great opportunity to put some distance between .5...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  4. Mavs putting in extra practice time

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- When a team comes off back-to-back games the following day is typically one designated to rest the body. Players who need treatment come to the arena and there might be a film session, but there is typically no structured practice on the co...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  5. Route 66: Easiest stretch of games

    Jeff Caplan

    There aren't many portions of the 66-game schedule that can be described as "easy," mostly because of the frequency of games and because the Western Conference -- which accounts for 48 games -- is still pretty darn tough. But there is a favorable ...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  6. Where will Mavs fit Corey Brewer?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Don't get used to seeing Corey Brewer in the starting lineup. They lanky, 6-foot-9 small forward got his first start of his Dallas Mavericks career Friday -- at shooting guard -- and did not disappoint. He played alongside the ever-strug...

    Blog | April 09, 2011
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Positive Sasha Pavlovic hopes to impress

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Sasha Pavlovic has 10 days to prove he deserves another 10 days and so on as the 27-year-old former teammate of LeBron James attempts to revive his career with the Dallas Mavericks. Pavlovic arrived in Dallas on Sunday, signed a 10-day c...

    Blog | January 10, 2011