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  1. 3-pointer: Dirk Nowitzki's struggles

    Calvin Watkins

    DALLAS -- Saturday night, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki missed his first six shots against the Golden State Warriors. When his night was done, Nowitzki had scored 15 points, but went 3-of-12 from the field. Nowitzki said he's physically f...

    Blog | February 10, 2013
  2. Shawn Marion with solid night

    Calvin Watkins

    DALLAS -- Dallas Mavericks forward Shawn Marion scored a season-high 26 points and picked up 11 rebounds, his 12th double-double of the season, in the 116-91 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night. Over the past four games, Mario...

    Blog | February 09, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Mavericks 116, Warriors 91

    Calvin Watkins

    If this keeps up, some of the Dallas Mavericks players will shave their beards off sooner rather than later. On Saturday night, the Mavs beat up the Golden State Warriors, 116-91, at the American Airlines Center. This week, several of the Maverick...

    Blog | February 09, 2013
  4. Key defensive plays help Mavericks

    Calvin Watkins

    DALLAS -- In another tight game, the Mavericks had to come up with some key defensive plays in the fourth quarter against the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. With the Mavericks clinging to a 102-100 lead, forward Tyson Chandler drew a char...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  5. Mavs-Heat lineups: J.J. remains a starter

    Calvin Watkins

    Game 5 of the NBA Finals is at the AAC and the lineups are the same as they were for Game 4. J.J. Barea gets his second consecutive start. Dallas F Shawn Marion F Dirk Nowitzki C Tyson Chandler G J.J. Barea G Jason Kidd Miami F LeBron Jam...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  6. LeBron James responds to Mavs comments

    Calvin Watkins

    DeShawn Stevenson and LeBron James have attacked each other verbally for years. It's moved to an NBA Finals level now, with Stevenson saying James "checked out" of the fourth quarter of Game 4. At Thursday's shootaround, James was asked about S...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  7. Shawn Marion sits for bulk of fourth quarter

    Calvin Watkins

    Shawn Marion had another strong NBA Finals game on both ends of the floor Tuesday night. The Mavericks forward scored 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field in 25 minutes. He was also part of a contingent of players who put the clamps on Mia...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  8. Brendan Haywood will be active

    Calvin Watkins

    Mavericks center Brendan Haywood, who missed Game 3 with a strained right hip flexor, will be active for Game 4. "The plan is that we'll give it a shot and hopefully it will go well," coach Rick Carlisle said. "But we'll see. He's worked hard to r...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  9. LeBron James vs. Shawn Marion

    Calvin Watkins

    For three games of the NBA Finals, Shawn Marion has taken on LeBron James, with some help of course. It seems James, while getting a few dunks here and there on fastbreaks, is turning into a jump shooter. James is also dribbling a lot along the pe...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  10. Mavericks-Heat starting lineups: No changes

    Calvin Watkins

    DALLAS -- Welcome back to The Finals and Game 3. No changes for the lineups. But the subs will be interesting. Brendan Haywood is out with a bad hip and Ian Mahinmi will get some minutes. Here are the starters: Dallas F Shawn Marion F Dirk No...

    Blog | June 05, 2011
  11. Shawn Marion becomes Matrix again

    Calvin Watkins

    MIAMI -- Shawn Marion has the nickname of Matrix because of his amazing athletic ability. As he's gotten older, Marion has slowed down some. Happens sometimes. But in the first two games of the NBA Finals, the old Marion has been flying around....

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  12. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki to wear splint...

    Calvin Watkins

    While it shouldn't be a surprise that Dirk Nowitzki will play in Game 2 of the NBA Finals with a torn tendon in his left middle finger, the Dallas Mavericks forward plans on wearing a splint Thursday night to protect it.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2011
  13. Mavericks zone defense struggles

    Calvin Watkins

    MIAMI -- The Mavericks zone defense was beaten up pretty good by the Miami Heat on Tuesday night. But the number of times the Mavericks were in the zone was not that high. Yes, the Mavs spent 14 defensive possessions in the zone defense in the fir...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  14. Mavs-Heat starters: Udonis Haslem sits

    Calvin Watkins

    MIAMI -- We have the starters for Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Dallas coach Rick Carlisle thought Miami forward Udonis Haslem would start in Game 1, but he's not. Here are the starters: Dallas F Shawn Marion F Dirk Nowitzki C Tyson Chandler ...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  15. Rick Carlisle: 'We have a lot of work left to do'

    Calvin Watkins

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks are headed to the NBA Finals for the second time in franchise history. Against the young Oklahoma City Thunder, the Mavs won the Western Conference finals, 4-1, clinching things with a 100-96 victory on Wednesday night. ...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  16. Mavericks are closing out games

    Calvin Watkins

    DALLAS -- There are many trends in this series between the Mavericks and the Lakers, but one interesting thing is how the fourth quarter is being decided. The Mavericks, who are up 3-0 in this best-of-7 series, are closing games out when it matter...

    Blog | May 07, 2011