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  1. Suns make winning bid for Luis Scola

    Jeff Caplan

    One amnesty acquisition is enough for now. The Dallas Mavericks got the one they really wanted Friday in Elton Brand. The Rockets amnestied forward Luis Scola, a crafty, below-the-rim, low-post scorer who seemed a difficult fit with Dirk Nowitzki ...

    Blog | July 15, 2012
  2. Rapid Reaction: Lakers 112, Mavs 108

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- How it happened: Who needs Kobe Bryant for Showtime in L.A.? The Kobe-less Los Angeles Lakers persevered without the league's leading scorer and with an under-the-weather Andrew Bynum to win an overtime shootout in part because Pau...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  3. Mark Cuban thinks reality show might have distracted Lamar Odom

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Mavericks fans who attend games or watch on TV certainly knew when the "Khloe & Lamar Show" aired because it seemed the advertisement was always up on the scorer's table video board. When the Mavs traded for Lamar Odom, Cuban gave his bl...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki leaves with tight back against Me...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks All-Star Dirk Nowitzki was forced out of Wednesday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies early in the second quarter because of lower back tightness.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  7. 3-pointer: Out of break, shooting still MIA

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks nearly pulled out a win against a bad team by shooting 36.0 percent and with Brendan Haywood (season-high 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting and 4-of-5 at the free throw line) as their most efficient scorer. The key word is "almost...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  8. Jason Terry, Rodrigue Beaubois will not play

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks will play without sixth man Jason Terry and reserve combo guard Rodrigue Beaubois in tonight's game against the Denver Nuggets. Terry, the team's second-leading scorer, is out with a mild right quad strain, coach Ri...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  9. Dirk Nowitzki improves as injuries mount

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Western Conference is besieged by key injuries. Two of the Dallas Mavericks' upcoming opponents were hit hard Monday night. Wednesday's opponent, the Denver Nuggets, lost leading scorer Danilo Gallinari to a fractured ankle. The Los Ang...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  10. Dirk Nowitzki is a distant 3rd in ASG voting

    Jeff Caplan

    It's not looking good for Dirk Nowitzki to make his first All-Star Game start via fan voting next month in Orlando. The NBA announced the second returns Thursday and the Dallas Mavericks' all-time leading scorer is the third-leading vote-getter among...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  11. Dirk Nowitzki has a cold; Vince Carter going home

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- Dirk Nowitzki missed Wednesday morning's shootaround with a cold and coach Rick Carlisle said he is hopeful his leading scorer will be able to play in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Vince Carter is already out of a...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  12. Dallas Mavericks' Vince Carter was sent to Dallas to be examined;...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki is battling a cold, while Vince Carter was sent back to Dallas to have his foot examined.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  13. Shawn Marion held Kobe Bryant scoreless

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- From the smart folks at ESPN Stats & Information comes statistical evidence of Shawn Marion's dominant defensive performance Monday night against Kobe Bryant, the league's leading scorer, who was stifled to the tune of 7-of-22 shoo...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  14. W2W4: Mavs wary even with no Manu Ginobili

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki has been through far too many battles with the San Antonio Spurs to take anything for granted. So, when he was asked what he expects from the San Antonio Spurs without leading scorer Manu Ginobili, who is out with a fractured hand, N...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  15. Dirk, Germany can't hold off Gasols, Spain

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki couldn't find the bottom of the net for the final 9:41 in Germany's 77-68 loss to Spain and the Gasol brothers in the second round of the European championships. Marc Gasol led all scorers with 24 points and his Pau had 19. New Dalla...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  16. 2011 NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler rising to...

    Jeff Caplan

    Fiery Tyson Chandler has been everything the Mavs hoped he would be.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2011