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  1. Rick Carlisle has faith in Mark Cuban

    Jeff Caplan

    IRVING, Texas -- Not every head coach is equipped with the patience level to co-exist long term with an owner who practically sits on the team bench during most games, chronically chastises referees and talks to his players on the periphery of the ti...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  2. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Dallas Mavericks' Rick Carlisle wants to ign...

    Jeff Caplan

    On the brink of being swept out of the playoffs, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said the beginning of what would be a historic comeback starts by eliminating distractions with the referees, starting with him.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2012
  3. Jason Kidd says Dallas Mavericks don't get benefit of doubt from ...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle couldn't believe the foul called on center Ian Mahinmi as he attempted to block Thunder forward Serge Ibaka's shot with 46.2 seconds to go, providing the winning free throws in Monday night's high-intensity matchup.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  4. 3-pointer: Shawn Marion for all-NBA defense?

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- Following Monday night's 73-70 loss at the Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban took to his Twitter account. No, not to rip the game's referees. Not to promote his e-book to commissioner David Stern. Cuban actually ...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  5. Dirk scolds self for losing cool, getting 'T'

    Jeff Caplan

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Dirk Nowitzki was so peeved by an offensive foul called on him for a pick at the 3-point arc with 1:04 to play and the Oklahoma City Thunder up by two that he gave referee Scott Wall an earful all the way down the floor. And then ...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  6. Carlisle sharpens focus on TOs, transition D

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Referees were brought in for a live scrimmage Friday morning and on their way out, the refs were asked if there was any funny business going on out there. "Flagrant two on Dirk Nowitzki," the one ref said. Wow, talk about intensity. A...

    Blog | May 13, 2011
  7. Ref Danny Crawford comes, goes quietly

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Chalk it up. The Dallas Mavericks are now 3-16 in the playoffs when referee Danny Crawford is on the floor. There was plenty of pregame chatter about Crawford coming to town as the lead official for Tuesday's pivotal Game 2 against the P...

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  8. Mark Cuban actually likes progress of refs

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Amid the hubbub surrounding NBA referee and Dallas Mavericks nemesis Danny Crawford officiating tonight's Game 2, Mavs owner Mark Cuban, who has been fined millions of dollars through the years for his criticism of the league's refs, said h...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  9. Carlisle on Crawford: 'He's a great official'

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle sneered at any notion that NBA referee Danny Crawford holds some kind of hoodoo voodoo spell over his team as Dallas seeks a 2-0 lead tonight against the Portland Trail Blazers. Crawford will be the lead off...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  10. Dirk deems knee 'not great'; didn't like call

    Jeff Caplan

    MEMPHIS -- Rick Carlisle didn't have to impose any playing time restrictions on Dirk Nowitzki in his first game back since Dec. 27. The 7-footer took care of that on his own. Nowitzki was tossed by referee Eric Dalen with 8:07 to go in the third q...

    Blog | January 15, 2011
  11. Cuban cool with Stern's warning

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN ANTONIO -- Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he has no problem with NBA commissioner David Stern potential doling out suspensions to coaches, players, and presumably owners, who habitually criticize the league's referees -- not that Cuban wo...

    Blog | April 23, 2010