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  1. 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
  2. Elton Brand winner to be revealed Friday

    Jeff Caplan

    Will the Dallas Mavericks land Elton Brand in the amnesty waiver process? They'll know in about 24 hours. The winning bid will be revealed after 4 p.m. CT on Friday. Teams under the salary cap, which include the Mavs, Portland Trail Blazers and...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  3. Source -- Dallas Mavericks turn attention to point guard Ramon Se...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks, in the aftermath of Thursday's stunning departure of point guard Jason Kidd, have reached out for a second time to Ramon Sessions, this time with a starting job to pitch.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  4. Deron Williams and the decision: The wait is on

    Jeff Caplan

    UPDATE: Hold the phone on everything. Overnight, the Nets and Orlando Magic have re-engaged in trade talks that could send Dwight Howard to Brooklyn, and obviously could have a profound effect on the thinking of prized point guard Deron Williams. ...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  5. The race for the sixth seed, or is it seventh?

    Jeff Caplan

    UPDATED: 9 a.m., Friday. The Dallas Mavericks clinched a playoff berth Thursday with New Orleans' win over Houston. Now attention turns strictly to seeding and matchups. With the Mavs (35-28) -- back in action tonight for their home finale agai...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  6. Wild West: Five teams contend for last 3 spots

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks have nine games left in the regular season. The next one is Tuesday at home against the Sacramento Kings. "Huge game for us," guard Jason Terry said. "There's no bigger game for us this season." Entering Monday's ...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  7. Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle won't explain Jason Terry be...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle declined to expound on his reasoning for benching guard Jason Terry on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2012
  8. Dirk Nowitzki: Week ahead is 'brutal'

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks begin Week 2 of the stretch from you-know-where. Last week will seem like a leisurely weekend compared to this one with five games in six nights -- including the lone back-to-back-to-back of the season to cap this thing. It all s...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  9. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 122, Suns 99

    Jeff Caplan

    How it happened: The Dallas Mavericks turned in a Spurs-like 3-point barrage in the first half and in particular the second quarter when they hit 7-of-8. Dallas made 10 from beyond the arc in the first half -- and a season-high 14 for the game -- to ...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  10. W2W4: Seeking to continue dominance of Suns

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks look to keep their hold on sole possession of first place in the Southwest Division after Sunday's 101-100 overtime win over the rival San Antonio Spurs. They'll have to do it in a quick turnaround and without injured point guard...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  11. Lamar Odom rebounds from first-half benching

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- With Monday night's 93-87 win over the Phoenix Suns, the Dallas Mavericks moved to 6-0 when either Jason Kidd or Dirk Nowitzki sit out. That's 54.5 percent of their wins when one of their two future Hall-of-Famers is wearing a suit -- with ...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  12. W2W4: Suns present opportunity to improve

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Once upon a time, the Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns were big-time rivals. Not so much anymore. Not unless you're Jason Terry. "It's a rivalry for me. You know what that game means for me, personally," Terry said Tuesday afternoon. "I...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  13. Mavs putting in extra practice time

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- When a team comes off back-to-back games the following day is typically one designated to rest the body. Players who need treatment come to the arena and there might be a film session, but there is typically no structured practice on the co...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  14. 3-pointer: Ian Mahinmi is the early star?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks have played two strong games against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the leading candidate to unseat the Mavs as Western Conference champions. But, Dallas still hasn't won consecutive games this season. They can scratch t...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  15. Dallas Mavericks' Lamar Odom on Los Angeles Lakers -- I felt a li...

    Jeff Caplan

    Lamar Odom said that the Los Angeles Lakers' decision to package him in a deal hurt, but it was not being informed that the trade was in place that ultimately severed the relationship and landed the forward with the Dallas Mavericks.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2011
  16. Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle on Lamar Odom addition

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle on the addition of Lamar Odom: "We may have the best forward trio in this league right now. And that's exciting."

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2011