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  1. Where does Brandan Wright fit on revamped roster?

    Jeff Caplan

    Brandan Wright's frame, 6-foot-10 and 210 pounds, isn't exactly one of a prototypical NBA center. The Dallas Mavericks knew this last season when they moved the career power forward to the middle. Entering an important contract season, is Wright dest...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  2. OKC throws double doozy at Dirk Nowitzki

    Jeff Caplan

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Serge Ibaka has grown up in more ways than one. The chiseled specimen that is the 6-foot-10, 235-pound shot-blocking machine has also learned how to play better man-on-man defense, and he showed it to Dirk Nowitzki. A year ago Iba...

    Blog | April 29, 2012
  3. Smiling Corey Brewer eager for season, chance

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Corey Brewer, at a slender 188 pounds, can launch his 6-foot-9 projectile of a frame practically through the roof of any arena. Leaping has never been the downside of his game. It's putting the basketball through the basket from 15 feet and...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  4. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Dallas Mavericks' J.J. Barea says he accepts A...

    Jeff Caplan

    J.J. Barea said he accepts Andrew Bynum's apology.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  5. Brian Cardinal doesn't get all the fuss

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Dallas Mavericks reserve forward Brian Cardinal doesn't see why Patty Mills and the Portland Trail Blazers are bent out of shape regarding the strong screen he set that sent the 170-pound Mills careening to the sideline. J.J. Barea and t...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  6. Did DeShawn Stevenson hit a wall?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- DeShawn Stevenson doesn't think he hit a wall. But, he did lose 10 pounds. The Dallas Mavericks ' starter at shooting guard since the second week of the season wasn't really playing starter's minutes, averaging about 15 or so a night. Th...

    Blog | January 24, 2011
  7. Big-shot Alexis Ajinca provided big boost

    Jeff Caplan

    Alexis Ajinca came to the Dallas Mavericks as a spare part in the deal that landed starting center Tyson Chandler. From the moment he arrived, Ajinca, a 7-foot, 220-pound Frenchman, the fourth center on the roster, has been on the trading block. Y...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  8. Tyson Chandler to battle with Superman

    Jeff Caplan

    ORLANDO -- Now Tyson Chandler gets his biggest test of the season: Dwight Howard. Coming off the big win at the Miami Heat where Chandler went up against slow-footed, perimeter-shooting Zydrunas Ilgauskas and Joel Anthony, the 6-foot-11, 265-pound...

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  9. Garland's Ike Diogu waiting for call

    Jeff Caplan

    As July rolled on, free-agent power forward Ike Diogu, a 6-foot-9, 250-pound proud product of Garland High School, was confident he'd be back next season with the New Orleans Hornets. But, he said, if things didn't work out there, he'd sure love to p...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  10. Local lad Ike Diogu among available PFs

    Jeff Caplan

    Ike Diogu starred at Garland (Texas) High School, left for Arizona State and has kicked around the NBA, finding limited opportunities on five teams in five seasons. At 6-foot-9, 250 pounds, Diogu is a power forward who feels as though he's ready to b...

    Blog | July 23, 2010
  11. Could Mavs help Caracter build character?

    Jeff Caplan

    NBA draft prospect Derrick Caracter should have been born with an 'h' in his last name because he's been quite the character in a long, strange journey to the NBA draft. Since the eighth grade, UTEP's 6-9, 280-pound power forward started seeing hi...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  12. Where UT's Bradley lands is a tough call

    Jeff Caplan

    Casual basketball fans look at the wiry, 6-foot-3, 180-pound Avery Bradley, his 11.6-point scoring average and 43.2 percent shooting in just one year at Texas -- not to mention the Longhorns' catastrophic collapse from No. 1 -- and wonder what all th...

    Blog | June 16, 2010
  13. Tweety Carter's NBA dream has life

    Jeff Caplan

    The NBA Draft is 16 days away and Tweety Carter, the four-year guard with a significant footprint in the Baylor Bears' turnaround, can't find his name on any mock drafts. At 5-11, 185 pounds, Carter is no doubt undersized, but if anyone possesses ...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  14. Damp: 'Depends on way Tim's getting calls'

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Erick Dampier likes to use all of his 265 pounds to push, shove and lean against Tim Duncan, and it's been known to get Dampier into early foul trouble. "When I'm not in foul trouble in the first three or four minutes, it enables me to p...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  15. Texas frosh trio might not return intact

    Jeff Caplan

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Avery Bradley has clearly had the best season of the three heralded Texas freshman guards this season. The 6-foot-3, 180-pound Bradley started 31 of 33 games. He averaged 11.7 points, shot 43.9 percent from the field and 38.5 p...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  16. J-Kidd to get a workout tonight vs. Evans

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The NBA's leading candidate for Rookie of the Year, Tyreke Evans, 16 year's Jason Kidd's junior, will give the future Hall of Famer a good workout tonight. While the 6-foot-4 Kidd will likely not guard the 6-foot-6, 220-pound Sacramento Kin...

    Blog | March 05, 2010