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  1. Jason Terry: Stephen Jackson trade a no-brainer

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Mavericks guard Jason Terry loves his Arizona Wildcats, but he's not afraid to call a trade the way he sees it even it involves one of his fellow Cats. That said, Terry said the deal that reunited the Spurs and Stephen Jackson by sending...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  2. After 1: Mavs 24, Spurs 18

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki received a rousing ovation upon being announced in the starting lineup for his first game back since Jan. 19. After that, he was Dirk the decoy. With Jason Kidd sidelined by a right calf and Rodrigue Beaubois running the po...

    Blog | January 29, 2012
  3. Pregame buzz: Pop likes Lamar Odom addition

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN ANTONIO -- It certainly appeared as though the San Antonio Spurs were prepared to use the amnesty provision on Richard Jefferson to make room to sign former Dallas Mavericks forward Caron Butler. And then Butler chose to sign with the Los Ange...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  4. Caron Butler visits San Antonio Spurs amid report Richard Jeffers...

    Jeff Caplan

    Caron Bulter met with the Spurs amid a report that San Antonio will cut Richard Jefferson.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2011
  5. Jason Kidd recalls, briefly, Finals vs. L.A.

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- The Dallas Mavericks haven't faced the Los Angeles Lakers in the playoffs since 1988, more than a decade before most of today's players entered the league - including Jason Kidd. It doesn't mean that all of the Mavs are facing the L...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  6. Role reversal, the 3-ball for division foes

    Jeff Caplan

    Weird doings are going down with the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks. The Spurs won championships boring legions of NBA fans with defense and fundamental offense. So what in the name of Gregg Popovich is going on this season with the Spurs ...

    Blog | November 25, 2010
  7. Free-agent dreams are fun, but reality bites

    Jeff Caplan

    Keep humming the LeBron James song -- man, it is catchy -- or wish upon a Dwyane Wade or even a Joe Johnson. But, the odds of landing one of those three, especially the first two, are longer than Roy Williams leading the Cowboys in catches next s...

    Blog | May 26, 2010
  8. Rough stuff up; Carlisle suspects no suspension

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said he doesn't expect forward Eduardo Najera to face a league suspension for his Flagrant 2 foul on Manu Ginobili 47 seconds into the fourth quarter. A Flagrant 2 foul results in an automatic ejection and i...

    Blog | April 26, 2010
  9. Mavs not as dangerous when Kidd is cold

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS --When the Dallas Mavericks were at the their best in the final two months of the season, Jason Kidd served not only as a superb facilitator, but as a scorer. Having averaged better than 12 points a game since the All-Star break, Kidd's best s...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  10. Spurs x-factor Jefferson comes through

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- For one day at least, San Antonio Spurs forward Richard Jefferson won't have to hear about how much of a dog he is. The veteran forward came through in Game 2 with a 19-point performance, pouring in 17 in the first half and 13 in the Sp...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  11. Former teammates, Jefferson lauds ageless Kidd

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Richard Jefferson sat on the Spurs bench languishing over his awful Game 1 with four points in 32 minutes, while watching his former teammate in New Jersey, Jason Kidd, continue his all-around assault since the All-Star break. The Dallas...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  12. Dirk steadies for variety of Spurs defensive schemes

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki was being asked a question about the how he thinks the San Antonio Spurs will try to defend him now that Bruce Bowen is no longer there to... "Trip people?" Nowitzki interrupted. Um, well, sure. Or as Avery Johnson said ...

    Blog | April 16, 2010