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  1. Dallas Mavericks' silly offseason winding down

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavericks training camp can't get here soon enough after such a silly offseason.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  2. Can Eduardo Najera be catalyst for NBA into Mexico?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Donnie Nelson said he would love to bring Eduardo Najera and the Texas Legends to Mexico. Najera on Friday was officially introduced as the D-League team's new head coach after retiring from the NBA earlier in the week. Najera will also ...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  3. Eduardo Najera's Legends now Mexico's team, too

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- In his home country of Mexico, they call him by one name, Lalo, a common nickname for Eduardo. Yes, Eduardo Najera is beloved in Mexico and it didn't take a turnout of about 200 at news conference there earlier this week to announce his ...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  4. 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
  5. Sizing up the competition: L.A. Clippers

    Jeff Caplan

    Third in a series looking at the five teams ahead of the Dallas Mavericks in our early 2012-13 Western Conference rankings and how the revamped Mavs match up. No. 3 Los Angeles Clippers There is not a more beleaguered coach in the league than Vin...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  6. Dwight Howard trade a tough one for Mavs

    Jeff Caplan

    Just as July's free-agency period opened as a one-superstar scramble, the summer '13 version is officially hard-charging toward its own lone-star stampede, and even a shot at that prize seems a long one. With Thursday's reported four-way trade tha...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  7. How do you grade Mark Cuban, Donnie Nelson?

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks entered the offseason knowing major roster changes were coming, yet every move would have to wait for and hinge on Deron Williams' decision. When Williams tweeted on the night of July 3 that he would remain with the Brooklyn N...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  8. Unique Delonte West will be welcomed back

    Jeff Caplan

    How's that for continuity? As the Dallas Mavericks roster turns, Delonte West is coming back. The 6-foot-3 guard signed with Dallas in December and showed up to his first practice in a pair of beaten-up high-tops and with no money to rent a place ...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  9. Should focus shift off Delonte West to a rebounder?

    Jeff Caplan

    Delonte West's unique personality, his, ahem, avant-garde appearance and on-court toughness quickly endeared him to Dallas Mavericks fans as much as to Dirk Nowitzki and fellow Boston Celtics draft pick coach Rick Carlisle. Mavs president of baske...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  10. Mavs pencil in O.J. Mayo as starting SG

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks' plan is for their latest acquisition, O.J. Mayo, to start at shooting guard. "That's a Rick (Carlisle) decision, but that's the way it's penciled in, and he can swing back and forth between (point guard) and (shooting guard)," Mavs ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  11. Is there room for Delonte West?

    Jeff Caplan

    With Monday's contract agreement with O.J. Mayo, the Dallas Mavericks are effectively stockpiling combo guards. Of the 11 players soon to be under contract, plus three rookies to get to 14, six are guards. And that doesn't include Vince Carter, wh...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  12. Marksman needed: Mavs lack 3-point specialist

    Jeff Caplan

    Among the moves the Dallas Mavericks made Wednesday in the ongoing reconstruction of the roster, one key element is missing: a 3-point marksman. President of basketball operations Donnie Nelson places high value on shooters -- you can never have e...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  13. Mavs make Indiana sign-and-trade official

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks made the acquisition of guards Darren Collison and Dahntay Jones official Thursday evening. They come over via a sign-and-trade completed Wednesday with the Indiana Pacers that sent backup center Ian Mahinmi to the Pacers, who...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  14. Pacers deliver Christmas in July to Mavs

    Jeff Caplan

    ESPN.com Insider John Hollinger and I agree on this: What in the world are the Indiana Pacers thinking? The sign-and-trade completed Wednesday with the Dallas Mavericks is a real head-scratcher. The Mavs sent backup center Ian Mahinmi, who they we...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  15. 2012 NBA free agency -- Dallas Mavericks rebound with flurry of m...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavs pick up pieces in a flurry of moves while keeping their powder dry.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2012
  16. Rick Carlisle accepts loss of Jason Terry, Jason Kidd

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle was the first to re-sign with the team when he agreed to a four-year contract extension in mid-May. Ten days into July's free agency and he's still waiting for someone to join him. On the day the Mavs introduce...

    Blog | July 10, 2012