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  1. Jason Terry's on the runway as an era ends

    Jeff Caplan

    Eight eventful seasons, two NBA Finals appearances and one bold championship run that culminated with an in-your-face barrage against LeBron James will forever solidify Jason Terry as a Dallas Mavericks legend. And if he's to win a second title, T...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  2. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Dallas Mavericks have taken a step back this...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks have taken a step back toward an uncertain future.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  3. Heat didn't watch, but heard banner ceremony

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- It certainly is odd for the loser of the NBA Finals to begin the following season in the champion's house. It's a little awkward, too, considering the pomp and circumstance surrounding the home team's banner raising and final celebration of...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  4. W2W4: Mavericks vs. Heat

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Finally, the banner comes up and the 2011-12 season goes off. If it wasn't a strange enough offseason, followed by a frenzied free agency period and a rushed training camp, the rare occurrence of the two NBA Finals teams meeting in the s...

    Blog | December 25, 2011
  5. With key pieces gone, will zone be back?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks' zone defense was so effective last season -- whether it was early in the year to throw a wrench at teams in crunch time or in the NBA Finals to force the more athletic Miami Heat into a bombs-away approach -- that it w...

    Blog | December 24, 2011
  6. It's official: Mavs vs. Heat for Christmas

    Jeff Caplan

    Coming Christmas Day, an NBA Finals rematch featuring the Dallas Mavericks against the visiting Miami Heat. The NBA announced the official lineup for Dec. 25, expected to be the opening day for the 2011-12 season assuming all goes as planned with ...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  7. Dallas Mavericks won't receive rings on opening night

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks will raise their banner on opening day, but they won't get to flash any championship bling in front of their Christmas Day opponent and NBA Finals victim, the Miami Heat.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  8. Mavericks' champion parade winds through Dallas to rally

    Jeff Caplan

    Standing on an arena balcony, Dirk Nowitzki led the Dallas Mavericks and thousands of fans in singing their new favorite song: "We Are The Champions."

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2011
  9. Retribution matter? Jason Terry: 'No question'

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Retribution mattered. Immediately after the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder to clinch the Western Conference championship, Jason Terry attempted to downplay the possibility of a potential NBA Finals rematch against th...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  10. Dallas Mavericks' Jason Kidd: LeBron James will 'have a couple ch...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd plans to reach out to LeBron James.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2011
  11. 2011 NBA Finals: Rick Carlisle, Dallas Mavericks bend but don't b...

    Jeff Caplan

    Flexible Rick Carlisle made all the right moves in the Mavs' championship run.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2011
  12. Cuban, Dirk praise vocal Mavs fans

    Jeff Caplan

    MIAMI -- In the waning moments of the Dallas Mavericks' championship-clinching victory Sunday night at AmericanAirlines Arena, a chant of "Lets Go Mavs" took flight and grew louder and louder. Then, disappointed Miami Heat fans, those who hadn't ...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  13. 2011 NBA Finals: Mark Cuban kept quiet, let Dallas Mavericks make...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mark Cuban avoided the spotlight and let his team of champs make all the noise.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2011
  14. Put the parade on Mark Cuban's tab

    Jeff Caplan

    MIAMI -- Mark Cuban said parades just aren't his style. But, don't worry North Texas, the 2010-11 NBA champion Dallas Mavericks will be riding floats through the streets very soon. And, Cuban said he's picking up the tab. "We'll do it," Cuban s...

    Blog | June 12, 2011
  15. Barea, Terry spark Mavs to first-quarter lead

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks withstood an early assault from LeBron James that got the Miami Heat off to a 20-11 start. But after that, it was all Jason Terry, J.J. Barea and Shawn Marion. The trio combined for 21 points as Dallas went on a 21-7...

    Blog | June 12, 2011
  16. NBA Finals 2011: Dallas Mavericks trio making life difficult on M...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks trio of DeShawn Stevenson, Shawn Marion and Jason Kidd have made things tough on LeBron James.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2011