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  1. Wild West: Mavs-Thunder series nearly set?

    Jeff Caplan

    We take a look at the games that impact the West playoff picture each morning for the rest of the regular season. Mavs' spot in the standings: The Mavericks are closing in on a first-round series with the No. 2-seed Oklahoma City Thunder in what w...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  2. Finally: 3. Mavericks vs. 6. Trail Blazers

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- It took until the stroke of midnight and then five more minutes, but after the dust settled on a crazy game in Sacramento with the Los Angeles Lakers needing overtime to finally seize the No. 2 seed, the No. 3 Dallas Mavericks learned they'...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  3. Dallas Mavericks manage to notch third win in row

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavs had to admit this win was ugly, but it still put them in second place.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2011
  4. Mavs not acting like 2-seed important

    Jeff Caplan

    HOUSTON -- The Dallas Mavericks look nothing like the team that dismantled the Clippers and Suns. Maybe the Rockets, minus Luis Scola and Kyle Lowry, are just better. With the No. 2 seed on the line, the Mavs are playing as though they're fine and da...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  5. Ugly start has Mavs looking up at Rockets

    Jeff Caplan

    HOUSTON -- The Mavericks can reclaim the No. 2 seed, but if they want it they'll have to come a little harder against an undermanned and undersized Rockets team that can't hit the broad side of the Astrodome. Despite making just 34.6 percent of th...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  6. Jason Kidd to play; Rockets down two

    Jeff Caplan

    HOUSTON -- With an opportunity to move past the Los Angeles Lakers and reclaim the No. 2 seed with a win tonight over the Houston Rockets, Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd will play. He said after Sunday's game that he might take tonight off, but ...

    Blog | April 11, 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. 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
  9. Early Mavs chat, 11 a.m.

    Jeff Caplan

    The Lakers game has come and gone. The Mavericks have lost three of five. Tonight they face a tough road test at the Portland Trail Blazers. A loss and the Mavs will fall out of the No. 2 seed with 15 games to play. Can Dallas maintain its near...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  10. Lakers make it known: They want No. 2 seed

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- While the Dallas Mavericks have mostly stayed away from any proclamations regarding the importance of going into the postseason as the No. 2 seed, which would guarantee homecourt advantage in a potential second-round series with the Los Ang...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  11. Mavs chat, 1 p.m.

    Jeff Caplan

    The roster is finally set, with at least one last surprise in Corey Brewer. Nineteen games remain and the L.A. Lakers, breathing down the Mavericks' neck for the all-important No. 2 seed, are in town on Saturday night. What's on your mind? Do you ...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  12. Mavs weaknesses stick out after Suns' romp

    Jeff Caplan

    The No. 2 seed Dallas Mavericks made themselves feel better by referring to the San Antonio Spurs as no ordinary No. 7 seed. And then the Phoenix Suns quickly reminded everyone that throughout the regular season the Spurs were a mediocre defensive...

    Blog | May 10, 2010
  13. Game 7 scenarios: 3:30 or 8:30 Saturday

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN ANTONIO -- If the No. 2 seed Dallas Mavericks and No. 7 seed San Antonio Spurs need a seventh game at the American Airlines Center to decide this first-round series, it will be played Saturday either at 3:30 p.m. or 8:30 p.m., the NBA announced. ...

    Blog | April 29, 2010
  14. Mavs wrap up No. 2 seed

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Spurs didn't exactly make it tough on the Mavericks Wednesday night. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich didn't dress Manu Ginobili or Tim Duncan and the Mavs went on to a 96-89 win. Dallas had control throughout, but it got a little cl...

    Blog | April 14, 2010
  15. No resting for Mavs as 2-seed still loose

    Jeff Caplan

    If the Dallas Mavericks want to keep the No. 2 seed they'll have to lock it down tonight against the San Antonio Spurs. Any thoughts of the Mavs resting their regulars in the regular-season finale went out the window with wins Tuesday night by Ut...

    Blog | April 14, 2010
  16. Two shots for Mavs to get No. 2 seed tonight

    Jeff Caplan

    For tonight, at least, the Dallas Mavericks will root for the Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors. Two scenarios tonight could clinch the No. 2 seed for the Mavs: If the Nuggets win at the Phoenix Suns, the Nuggets will win the Northwest D...

    Blog | April 13, 2010