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  1. Monta Ellis slams door on Denver

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Monta Ellis put the Dallas Mavericks on his back late in the fourth quarter for the second consecutive game. This time, it was enough to deliver a win. There was a serious threat of the Denver Nuggets completing a season sweep...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 122, Nuggets 106

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks made sure the Denver Nuggets didn't sweep the season series, putting on a high-scoring show in a 122-106 victory. How it happened: After the Nuggets made a run, the Mavs went to their best offensive weapons to close...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  3. Starters should be on short leash vs. Nuggets

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Get the short leashes ready, Rick Carlisle. After a loss that was a defensive debacle in Denver earlier this month, Carlisle declared that he made a drastic mistake by not pulling his starters after it was apparent that they weren't read...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  4. Mavs' slow start stuck in Carlisle's craw

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - The Mavericks probably didn't need a reminder about the danger of stumbling to a slow start before the Denver Nuggets came to town. They got one anyway, courtesy of the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Timberwolves torched the Mavs for 37 p...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  5. Opening Tip: How can Mavs fix defense?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- A simple question stumped Dirk Nowitzki: What's the easiest thing to fix about the Mavericks' defense? "I'm speechless, bro," Nowitzki said after the Mavs' 115-110 loss to the Denver Nuggets, who scored 41 points in the first quarter and...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  6. When is enough enough for Dirk in a loss?

    Tim MacMahon

    DENVER - After a timeout with 1:57 remaining, Dirk Nowitzki walked back out onto the Pepsi Center court to line up for a pair of Randy Foye free throws with the Mavericks trailing the Denver Nuggets by 13 points. Why was the Mavs' 35-year-old supe...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  7. Dalembert benched for second half

    Tim MacMahon

    DENVER -- Welcome back to Rick Carlisle's doghouse, Samuel Dalembert. Dalembert, the Dallas Mavericks' starting center, didn't get off the bench in the second half of Wednesday's 115-110 loss to the Denver Nuggets. His contributions during his 9 m...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Nuggets 115, Mavericks 110

    Tim MacMahon

    DENVER -- The Dallas Mavericks' season reached a Rocky Mountain low with a 115-110 loss to the reeling Denver Nuggets. How it happened: The Mavs never recovered from an atrocious defensive performance in the first quarter, when the Nuggets scored...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  9. Ellington (personal reasons) out vs. Nuggets

    Tim MacMahon

    DENVER - Mavericks reserve swingman Wayne Ellington will not play Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets due to personal reasons. Ellington recently earned a spot in the Mavs' rotation and has averaged 5.8 points in 14.3 minutes over the last ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  10. Opening Tip: Can Mavs slow star PGs?

    Tim MacMahon

    DENVER -- San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker's return from his midseason rest came just in time to torment the Dallas Mavericks. Now comes the Denver Nuggets' Ty Lawson, who didn't look real rusty in his first game back after missing a few ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  11. Unlike Nuggets, Mavs have mostly avoided injury bug

    Tim MacMahon

    Preseason projections put the Denver Nuggets in the pack of teams that would be fighting for one of the Western Conference's final few playoff spots. Mother Nature, the mythical force Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle often refers to when discussing i...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  12. Dirk: It's getting tighter behind us

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- It's not going to be easy to claim a playoff spot in the Western Conference. That comes as no surprise to the Dallas Mavericks, whose 12-year postseason streak was snapped last season, but it's been confirmed this month. The Mavs are ...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  13. 3 Points: Biggest threats to playoff quest?

    Tim MacMahon

    ESPNDallas.com columnist Jean-Jacques Taylor and MavsOutsider.com editor-in-chief Bryan Gutierrez will join me each week to run a three-man weave on a few questions on the minds of Mavs fans. 1. Which teams are the biggest threats to the Mavs' que...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  14. Opening Tip: Rookie Larkin learns quickly

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - If Shane Larkin plays passively, the rookie point guard will ride pine. That point was proven to Larkin during the Dallas Mavericks' loss Monday to the Denver Nuggets, when he was pulled after two minutes and didn't get back in the game u...

    Blog | November 28, 2013
  15. Locker Room Buzz: Bench bounces back

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Coach Rick Carlisle's message got through loud and clear to the Mavericks' reserves. Carlisle publicly challenged the Dallas bench to play with more "competitive energy" after Monday's loss to the Denver Nuggets. The reserves responded by...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  16. Opening Tip: 'This is a coaching loss'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- A handful of times per season, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle will readily claim blame for a loss. Sometimes he is legitimately admitting to coaching errors, displaying admirable integrity that is crucial to the team's culture of ...

    Blog | November 26, 2013