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  1. Sizing up the competition: San Antonio Spurs

    Jeff Caplan

    Second in a series looking at the five teams ahead of the Dallas Mavericks in our early 2012-13 Western Conference rankings and how the revamped Mavs match up. No. 4 San Antonio Spurs Perhaps no team was lavished upon more last season than the Sp...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  2. Ranking the West: Lakers once again team to beat

    Jeff Caplan

    After what seemed an eternity, the Dwightmare is over. Team USA giddily won gold in London. And the Los Angeles Lakers are again the envy of the NBA. When U.S. star of stars and Lakers icon Kobe Bryant squeezed Spain foe and L.A. teammate Pau Gaso...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  3. Trend could hinder Terry Stotts' candidacy

    Jeff Caplan

    If Dallas Mavericks assistant coach Terry Stotts -- who has 17 years NBA coaching experience that includes four as a head coach -- doesn't land the Portland Trail Blazers job, he can point the finger at Erik Spoelstra. Spoelstra? The champion M...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  4. A Mavs-free Olympics surely suits Mark Cuban

    Jeff Caplan

    The Opening Ceremonies for the Olympic Games in London are under way, and the men's basketball tournament begins Sunday with an intriguing matchup between Team USA and France. From Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's standpoint, he can watch the e...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  5. Source: Mavs have talked to Brazilian center

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks have had talks with Rafael Hettsheimeir but haven't made an offer to the Brazilian center, a source close the situation said Monday. Website Basketeria.com.br (in Portuguese) reported that the Mavs have made an offer to the 6-...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  6. Dirk Nowitzki picks Spurs, praises Pop

    Jeff Caplan

    If Dirk Nowitzki can't play in it, he's darn sure going to watch the Western Conference finals between the Dallas Mavericks' oldest rival and their newest. The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder tip off on Sunday night. Who's Dirk got? ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  7. Mavs pass assist mantle to surging Spurs

    Jeff Caplan

    Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel opened the season by imploring his team to become an unselfish, ball-movement offense like the champion Dallas Mavericks. But when he told his team Sunday prior to its Game 4 against the Miami Heat to pass like cha...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  8. Playoff foe: Brandan Wright's Laker dilemma

    Jeff Caplan

    Players always say they don't care who they face to open the playoffs. Don't believe it. Brandan Wright, for one, knows which one of the three options still open he wants no part of when he makes his postseason debut this weekend, and for good rea...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  9. Wild West: Mavs-Thunder rematch grows closer

    Jeff Caplan

    We take a look at the games that impact the West playoff picture each morning for the rest of the regular season. Mavs' spot in the standings: Idle Dallas can check the San Antonio Spurs off its list of potential first-round playoff foes. The Spur...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  10. The race for the sixth seed, or is it seventh?

    Jeff Caplan

    UPDATED: 9 a.m., Friday. The Dallas Mavericks clinched a playoff berth Thursday with New Orleans' win over Houston. Now attention turns strictly to seeding and matchups. With the Mavs (35-28) -- back in action tonight for their home finale agai...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  11. Lamar Odom's dropoff third-worst this season

    Jeff Caplan

    Lamar Odom's awful season will eventually be forgiven around here, especially if the Mavericks can put together a spirited title defense in a couple of weeks. But it's likely it won't be forgotten for some time. That's how pitiful his four months ...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  12. Shawn Marion of Dallas Mavericks returns against San Antonio Spur...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavericks forward Shawn Marion returned from a three-game absence with a sore left knee on Friday night against the Spurs, coach Rick Carlisle said.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  13. Will Jason Kidd, Mavs miss Spurs' Tony Parker?

    Jeff Caplan

    San Antonio Spurs All-Star point guard, leading scorer and closet MVP candidate Tony Parker left Wednesday's win against Minnesota in the second quarter with tightness in his left hamstring. Parker did not return and his status for Friday's game a...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  14. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 112, Nuggets 95

    Jeff Caplan

    How it happened: If Saturday's win over the San Antonio Spurs was arguably the most impressive of the season, Monday's victory at Denver has to be near the top of the list. Dallas never trailed in the 106-99 win over the Spurs and trailed only 8-6...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  15. Dallas Mavericks' Shawn Marion (knee) sits out first game of seas...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks forward Shawn Marion's sore left knee will finally take him out of the lineup at the worst time Saturday against the San Antonio Spurs.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2012
  16. W2W4: Spurs look to keep Mavs' mojo down

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The San Antonio Spurs have very quietly put together a terrific regular season with a surprisingly deep roster bolstered with no-name youngsters who have fit seamlessly into the team concept. And on Thursday they added edge and attitude ...

    Blog | March 17, 2012