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  1. Free-agency preview: Power forwards

    Tim MacMahon

    The Dallas Mavericks haven't had a real backup power forward behind Dirk Nowitzki for years. Shawn Marion has typically slid over to power forward over the last five years when Nowitzki rested. The Mavs would love to continue that type of rotation...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  2. Stock report: Dirk up, Crowder down

    Tim MacMahon

    Our weekly look at which Mavs stocks have risen and fallen the most: RISING Dirk Nowitzki: He's one of the premier power forwards in NBA history, and the 35-year-old has looked as though he's still in his prime over the last week. Nowitzki av...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  3. Opening Tip: Is Dirk done as an All-Star?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett, Dirk Nowitzki's peers as historically elite power forwards of his generation, returned to the All-Star Game last season after a one-year hiatus. Can Nowitzki do the same after his 11-year All-Star streak was...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  4. Dirk Nowitzki: 'Not a lot of power forwards better than me'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki now ranks 20th in NBA history in scoring and unofficially holds the league record for honesty. How many legends months removed from carrying their team to a championship would openly admit that their performance hadn't merit...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  5. Once again, Dirk dominates Pau in playoffs

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - The pair of All-Star power forwards has been the biggest mismatch in the series. Dirk Nowitzki has simply dominated Pau Gasol. Nowitzki has been the best player in the series, averaging 28.0 points on 56 percent shooting while playing suc...

    Blog | May 07, 2011
  6. Mavs-Spurs matchups: Power forwards

    Tim MacMahon

    ESPNDallas.com will break down the matchups in the Mavericks-Spurs series throughout the day. POWER FORWARD JEFF CAPLAN: Here's the great debate every year with the Spurs: Is Tim Duncan a power forward or center? If you're talking All-Star Gam...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  7. Can anyone defend Dirk?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- You get the feeling that Dirk Nowitzki could put up as many points as he wants tonight. He has 15 on 6-of-8 shooting in 14 minutes so far tonight, punishing three Chicago power forwards. He abused 6-9 Taj Gibson on the block. He faced...

    Blog | March 17, 2010
  8. Dirk: 'It's a shot I've got to make'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- It's a shot few other power forwards in NBA history would even attempt. It's a shot we've come to expect to drop for Dirk Nowitzki, especially with the game on the line. But three variations of clutch, spinning turnarounds didn't go ...

    Blog | January 31, 2010
  9. Mavs keep Charlie Villanueva, waive Bernard James, others

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks made room for veteran power forward Charlie Villanueva on their 15-man roster by waiving center Bernard James. Villanueva, a nine-year veteran who signed a nonguaranteed contract to come to training camp with the Mav...

    Blog | October 25, 2014
  10. Dirk Nowitzki finds midseason form in preseason debut

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Breaking news: Dirk Nowitzki is still good at basketball. Nowitzki's preseason debut Sunday night went about as well as the Dallas Mavericks could have hoped. The 16-year veteran power forward scored 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting, grabbe...

    Blog | October 12, 2014
  11. Challenge for Charlie V.: Prove he can defend

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- A conversation with coach Rick Carlisle convinced veteran power forward Charlie Villanueva to accept a camp invitation from the Dallas Mavericks over other nonguaranteed offers. "He was just like, 'There is a legitimate chance of you mak...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  12. Dirk Nowitzki (hip) doubtful for Friday's preseason game

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki will probably miss his second consecutive preseason game Friday night due to a right hip contusion. Nowitzki has not practiced since suffering the injury, which the Mavs consider minor, during Saturda...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  13. Dirk Nowitzki (hip) to sit preseason opener

    Tim MacMahon

    Star power forward Dirk Nowitzki will not play in the Dallas Mavericks' preseason opener due to a right hip contusion. "It's not considered serious," coach Rick Carlisle told reporters. Nowitzki did not practice Monday. He suffered the injury d...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  14. Charlie Villanueva agrees to non-guaranteed deal with Dallas Mave...

    Tim MacMahon

    Veteran power forward Charlie Villanueva has agreed to sign a nonguaranteed contract with the Dallas Mavericks, a source told ESPNDallas.com.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  15. No real backup PF? No problem for Mavs

    Tim MacMahon

    The Dallas Mavericks do not have a pure power forward on the roster other than Dirk Nowitzki. They do not consider that to be a problem. It's been that case for several years, with Shawn Marion sliding over a spot for most of the minutes when Nowi...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  16. Houston Rockets will sign Trevor Ariza

    Tim MacMahon

    The Houston Rockets will sign small forward Trevor Ariza to a four-year, $32 million contract, a source confirmed to ESPNDallas.com, giving the team a potential replacement if it opts not to match the offer sheet to restricted free agent Chandler Parsons.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014