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  1. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 109, Spurs 108

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The scrappy, eighth-seeded Dallas Mavericks pulled out a high-drama, 109-108 win to take a 2-1 series lead over the top-seeded San Antonio Spurs on Saturday. How it happened: A phenomenal game came down the final few seconds. The differe...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  2. Dirk (bruised knee) needs extra day of rest

    Tim MacMahon

    MEMPHIS -- Here's a little positive spin about the Dallas Mavericks' ending up with the eighth seed: It gets them an extra day of rest before the playoffs. Dirk Nowitzki especially needs it. The Mavs' 35-year-old star played a season-high 46 mi...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  3. Opening Tip: A lot on the line for Mavs in Memphis

    Tim MacMahon

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Not one member of the Dallas Mavericks has publicly discussed their desire to avoid the San Antonio Spurs in the playoffs. Some truths don't need to be said out loud. The chance to claim the seventh seed in the Western Confere...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  4. Daily Dime: Grizzlies get a big playoff win before playoffs

    Tim MacMahon

    Grizzlies beat Mavericks in epic battle to avoid West's favorite

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  5. Mavs Mailbag: Best player in team history not named Dirk?

    Tim MacMahon

    We couldn't ask for much better drama from a rebuilding Mavericks season. Every game will matter with the regular-season finale deciding whether the Mavericks or Memphis Grizzlies get the unenviable task of opening the playoffs in San Antonio. ...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  6. Mavs-Grizzlies will decide West's 7, 8 seeds

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The loser has to see the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the playoffs. That's what will be on the line during the Dallas Mavericks-Memphis Grizzlies regular-season finale Wednesday night at the FedExForum. The Grizzlies made s...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  7. Playoffs 'lovely,' but Mavs have loftier goals

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- This isn't baseball, so the Dallas Mavericks didn't pop any champagne bottles in the locker room after clinching a playoff berth Saturday night. There weren't any wild celebrations, but there was a sense of temporary satisfaction. "Ah...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 101, Suns 98

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks punched their playoff ticket with a 101-98 win over the Phoenix Suns. How it happened: After big nights by Monta Ellis and Dirk Nowitzki, the Mavs held on in the final seconds to pull out the wild win. That duo co...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  9. Opening Tip: Mavs one win from getting in

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Never mind about magic numbers for the Mavericks. Their path to the playoffs is simple: Win and get in. All they need is one win at this point. It doesn't matter which game. The Mavs can officially clinch a playoff spot by beating...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  10. Only one true winner in West's last race

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The final two playoff spots will be up for grabs when the Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns and Memphis Grizzlies play a serendipitously scheduled round-robin tournament of sorts over the final five days of the regular season. But let's not...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  11. Mavs mailbag: Magic number is three

    Tim MacMahon

    SALT LAKE CITY -- The Mavericks can almost smell the playoffs. "It's just fun to be a part of," said Dirk Nowitzki, who wasn't a postseason participant for the first time in 12 years last season. "The preparation and adjustments from day to day in...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  12. Opening Tip: Mavs aim to finish off 4-0 trip

    Tim MacMahon

    SALT LAKE CITY -- There's one really good way to recover from a 4-4 homestand that was a major disappointment for a Mavericks team fighting for a playoff spot. Follow it up with a 4-0 road trip. "We know we had to," Vince Carter said. "We neede...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  13. Wild West: Mavs lead three-team race entering stretch run

    Tim MacMahon

    SACRAMENTO -- Dirk Nowitzki figured all along the Dallas Mavericks would have to fight to make the playoffs in the deep Western Conference. He just didn't anticipate the Phoenix Suns being one of the teams in the mix. For that matter, nobody did. ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  14. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 93, Kings 91

    Tim MacMahon

    SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento Kings made the Dallas Mavericks sweat again, but the Mavs pulled out a 93-91 win to help boost their playoff hopes. How it happened: The Mavs managed to hold off the Kings despite monster performances by Kings stars De...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  15. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 113, Clippers 107

    Tim MacMahon

    LOS ANGELES - The Dallas Mavericks gave their playoff hopes a big boost by holding on for a 113-107 victory Thursday night over the Los Angeles Clippers. How it happened: The Mavs finally closed against the Clippers. But not without som...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  16. Rapid Reaction: Warriors 122, Mavs 120 (OT)

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks finished their marathon homestand in heartbreaking fashion, suffering a 122-120 overtime loss to the Golden State Warriors in a thrilling game with major playoff implications. How it happened: For the second time thi...

    Blog | April 01, 2014