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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. Schedule breakdown: April bounce or bounced?

    Jeff Caplan

    With the NBA's release of the 30 team schedules last Thursday, we'll periodically examine a portion of the Dallas Mavericks' 82 games. Last week we selected five games to circle. If these new mysterious Dallas Mavericks are going to be jockeying ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  3. Mavs secure 12th consecutive playoff spot

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks' title defense is on. By virtue of the Houston Rockets dropping their sixth straight game Thursday night to the New Orleans Hornets, the Mavs (35-28) clinched a playoff spot for the 12th consecutive season. They can take it...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  4. Cuban talks title hopes with Mike & Mike

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS - The Dallas Mavericks welcomed Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg of ESPN Radio to the American Airlines Center Wednesday morning for a live broadcast of their show to celebrate 103.3 FM's 10-year anniversary and 10 years broadcasting Mavs basketb...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  5. Three seeds, four foes still on Mavs' table

    Jeff Caplan

    On the final night of the regular season, the Western Conference playoff race has just three of eight playoff seeds resolved. A wild Tuesday night of basketball supplied plenty of twists with the Los Angeles Lakers topping the intrigue list. Cente...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  6. How the West will be seeded

    Jeff Caplan

    Of the seeds in question in the down-to-the-wire Western Conference, the No. 6 seed could be the first to be resolved tonight when the Memphis Grizzlies, currently seventh, play at the No. 6 Portland Trail Blazers. A Portland win means the Blazers...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  7. Where will the Mavs finish?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The No. 2 seed is all but history and the Dallas Mavericks, who just days ago figured to be locked into the No. 3 seed, are being challenged by the Oklahoma City Thunder. Does it matter which seed the Mavs ultimately end up with? Only th...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  8. Jason Kidd will get some needed rest

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Jason Terry and Jason Kidd are the only Dallas Mavericks that can still play in all 82 games this season. It appears coach Rick Carlisle will make sure his 17-year point guard does not. Kidd, who has missed fewer than a half-dozen games ...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  9. Final five games: Do they matter?

    Jeff Caplan

    Teams always talk about carrying momentum into the playoffs. Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry did just that before the just-completed six-game road trip. Having lost three in a row and with a .500 record in their last 16 games, momentum isn't exactly su...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  10. 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
  11. Potential playoff foes lined up over final 16

    Jeff Caplan

    During the Dallas Mavericks' recent five-game stretch, they are 2-0 against teams they will never face in the postseason and 0-3 against teams they very well could face beginning next month in a best-of-7 series. Losses to the Memphis Grizzlies, N...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  12. Focus shifts to building home edge

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks are 4-2 at home and have won three in a row at American Airlines Center. But, they don't believe they've shown nearly the dominance on their home floor as they must. After losing to the Denver Nuggets on Nov. 6, the Mavs ralli...

    Blog | November 19, 2010
  13. Healthy, happy Chris Paul leads perfect N.O.

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- First-year New Orleans Hornets general manager Dell Demps and first-year coach Monty Williams had to have a sit-down with star Chris Paul to convince the seemingly disgruntled point guard that they had a plan for success. Paul, the cente...

    Blog | November 14, 2010
  14. Scheduling has Mavs seeing double

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Those wacky NBA schedule-makers were are it again, kicking off the regular season with the Dallas Mavericks seeing double. They're set to face three teams twice within the first three weeks of the season, and two of the opponents in back-to...

    Blog | November 06, 2010
  15. Breakdown: Will Mavs make it another 50?

    Jeff Caplan

    The NBA handed the Dallas Mavericks a schedule that divides the season into two distinct halves: The home portion followed by the away portion. The Mavs will play 19 of their first 31 games at American Airlines Center, but will be put to the test ...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  16. Lakers do Mavs no favors in Denver

    Jeff Caplan

    First Kobe Bryant doesn't suit up. Then, after the remaining Los Angeles Lakers pushed the Denver Nuggets to the wire, they couldn't finish the job. That allowed the Nuggets to take over the second seed in the jammed Western Conference standings a...

    Blog | April 09, 2010