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  1. Dirk Nowitzki on Deron Williams odds: 50/50

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki, taking some hacks in preparation for Saturday's Heroes Celebrity baseball game in Frisco, said he's just like the rest of us when it comes to Deron Williams' decision. "I still think it's 50/50," Nowitzki said while taking a breathe...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  2. No Dirk Nowitzki in ASG would make NBA history

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks seem to thrive when the odds are stacked against them so maybe if Dirk Nowitzki is not selected as an All-Star reserve they can use it as motivation. Because if the Western Conference coaches leave him off the team and end his...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  3. NBA labor issues cloud Dallas Mavericks' plan to stay together

    Jeff Caplan

    A looming lockout casts a shadow over the Mavs' plans to keep things together.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2011
  4. Heat's early celebration up 15 backfired

    Jeff Caplan

    MIAMI -- Last series the young Oklahoma City Thunder pranced and paraded, slapping make-believe championship belts around their waists. After all, they led the Dallas Mavericks by 15 points with give minutes to go. The odds were 5,000-to-1 that Dalla...

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  5. Jason Kidd's steals pile up, lead league

    Jeff Caplan

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Jason Kidd is defying age and, quite frankly, the odds this postseason. He's obviously a steady presence on offense, averaging 10.0 points and 7.5 assists. It's at the other end of the floor where Kidd's performances have been eye-op...

    Blog | May 22, 2011
  6. Odds and ends before playing two in L.A.

    Jeff Caplan

    After a day of R & R in Phoenix on Monday and a practice in the desert today, the Dallas Mavericks will take their four-game winning streak to Los Angeles for the second set of three consecutive back-to-backs on this season-long, six game road tr...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  7. When 5 or more score, Mavs hard to beat

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- It's no coincidence that as the number of players scoring in double figures in a particular game goes up, the odds of winning do too. The Dallas Mavericks have long relied on Dirk Nowitzki to carry a large percentage of the scoring load,...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  8. Free-agent dreams are fun, but reality bites

    Jeff Caplan

    Keep humming the LeBron James song -- man, it is catchy -- or wish upon a Dwyane Wade or even a Joe Johnson. But, the odds of landing one of those three, especially the first two, are longer than Roy Williams leading the Cowboys in catches next s...

    Blog | May 26, 2010
  9. Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Kidd explains absense, denies he's a...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavs' Jason Kidd explains absense, denies he's at odds with Rick Carlisle

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2010
  10. Sifting through the Game 3 rubble...

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN ANTONIO -- Here's a look at the odds and ends of a wild Game 3 that went the San Antonio Spurs' way and left the Mavericks down 2-1 and possibly with much deeper issues considering the second-half benchings of Caron Butler and Shawn Marion: *T...

    Blog | April 24, 2010
  11. Odds and ends from win No. 10

    Jeff Caplan

    Team-wide contributions lifted the Mavericks to an unorthodox 108-100 victory over Sacramentoon Friday night to extend the winning streak to 10 games: *Caron Butler had a quiet night offensively with 12 points, but his two steals on consecutive Ki...

    Blog | March 06, 2010