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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. Lineup: Leonys Martin in CF; Nelson Cruz to DH

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Leonys Martin returns to the lineup for the first time since playing twice in the San Diego series. He'll man center field with Josh Hamilton in left and David Murphy in right field. Nelson Cruz gets a break from the field and wil...

    Blog | June 24, 2012
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Facts and figures: Mavs vs. Thunder

    Jeff Caplan

    From the Elias Sports Bureau: * The Mavericks are appearing in the postseason for the 12th consecutive season. Only one other team has reached the playoffs in each season since 2000-01: San Antonio. * The Mavericks enter the 2012 playoffs as th...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Wild West: Mavs' playoff spot virtually secured

    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: With Utah losing at Memphis and Phoenix getting blasted at San Antonio, any fears of the Mavs becoming t...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  14. 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
  15. 3-pointer: Playoff realities are hitting hard

    Jeff Caplan

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Mavericks' locker room was as solemn Saturday night as at any point since the Game 6 loss at San Antonio to end the 2010-11 season. Reality set in after the 94-89 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, a game Dallas fell behind 26-6 ...

    Blog | April 08, 2012
  16. W2W4: Tony Parker's out; Shawn Marion's back

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks could be catching San Antonio at a good time. The Spurs are never easy to beat at home -- they're 18-4 -- but it certainly doesn't hurt to roll in on a night when leading scorer Tony Parker won't be in the lineup. Parker strained a h...

    Blog | March 23, 2012