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  1. Jared Cunningham talks PG and defense

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks surprised many observers and fans Thursday night when they dropped out of the No. 17 spot, acquired the No. 24 pick and selected Oregon State combo guard Jared Cunningham. The Mavs were looking for an ultra-quick backcourt pla...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  2. Did Mavs value cap space more than No. 24?

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks traded the No. 17 pick in Thursday's draft to slide to No. 24, where they selected Oregon State combo guard Jared Cunningham. But did they really want that pick? There were serious rumblings with the Mavs on the clock that the...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  3. Dirk Nowitzki takes blame on Derek Fisher 3

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- Kobe time turned into Derek Fisher time. All eyes focused on No. 24 as he got the inbounds pass at the top of the arc with 9.9 seconds to play and the score tied, 70-70. The Mavericks' Shawn Marion, who had played superb defense aga...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  4. Mavs got lucky, then traded Alabi

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks had targeted Dominique Jones much higher than 25th and they were trying to trade into the middle of the first round to snag him, but were stymied by too steep a price. Clubs in the middle of the first round all the way to about No. 24, ...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  5. Damion James goes to Atlanta

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- One of the more intriguing players to watch over the next few seasons will be Nacogdoches native and Texas star Damion James, who fell to the Atlanta Hawks with the No. 24 pick. James, a first-team All-Big 12 performer, was the fifth Big...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  6. Dirk Nowitzki recalls turning point of title run

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks were the higher seed a year ago when they entered the playoffs at No. 3 against the No. 6 Portland Trail Blazers. But, that didn't stop many from picking the Blazers to win. And after Portland rallied from a 24-point deficit l...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  7. Zone decreasing as defensive weapon

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The zone defense that stormed the league and carried the Dallas Mavericks to a 24-5 record is no longer as prominent as the Mavs look to ratchet up their man coverage. "Teams around the league are getting more sophisticated at attacking ...

    Blog | January 27, 2011
  8. No. 50 a gamble? Sure, but put chips in

    Jeff Caplan

    We all know that Manu Ginobili, drafted 57th overall in 1999, is one of the great late second-round selections ever. They don't happen often. And that's not to say that the Dallas Mavericks, who won't pick until No. 50 in the June 24 NBA draft, ca...

    Blog | June 14, 2010