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  1. Sizing up the competition: OKC Thunder

    Jeff Caplan

    Fourth 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. 2 Oklahoma City Thunder Somehow, some way, the Thunder have to be moved out of the...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  2. Sizing up the competition: L.A. Clippers

    Jeff Caplan

    Third 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. 3 Los Angeles Clippers There is not a more beleaguered coach in the league than Vin...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  3. Sizing up the competition: Denver Nuggets

    Jeff Caplan

    First 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. 5 Denver Nuggets George Karl's group plays it fast and loose and likes to have fu...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  4. Vince Carter takes reins as old man of the squad

    Jeff Caplan

    Vince Carter used to leap the tallest centers in a single bound and dunk on their heads. Those days are long gone except for the occasional rev-up Carter can still breathtakingly pull off in any given game. "I'm not really into trying to jump over...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  5. Eight newcomers sure to spark rotation competition

    Jeff Caplan

    Earlier I took a look at where Brandan Wright will fit into the Dallas Mavericks' revamped roster. That question leads to a larger one of which players will ultimately be on the outside of coach Rick Carlisle's rotation. The mantra under Carlisle ...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  6. Where does Brandan Wright fit on revamped roster?

    Jeff Caplan

    Brandan Wright's frame, 6-foot-10 and 210 pounds, isn't exactly one of a prototypical NBA center. The Dallas Mavericks knew this last season when they moved the career power forward to the middle. Entering an important contract season, is Wright dest...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  7. 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
  8. Positional breakdown: Breakthrough for a rookie?

    Jeff Caplan

    Third in a five-part series examining the re-tooled Dallas Mavericks, position by position. SMALL FORWARD With all of the modifications to the roster this summer, small forward remained virtually unchanged. Shawn Marion, who once fell under the...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  9. What's it mean?: High draft picks line roster

    Jeff Caplan

    When Elton Brand sets up shop at his new Dallas Mavericks locker, he and Shawn Marion will certainly reminisce about the 1999 NBA draft, surely the way Dirk Nowitzki and Vince Carter have about the '98 draft. Drafts are always fun to look back on ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  10. Meet the 2012-13 Mavericks

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks -- better known as Combo Guard U. -- appear to have their roster set for the 2012-13 season. So who are these guys anyway? Dirk Nowitzki and Shawn Marion are the only key contributors from the 2011 title team still on the r...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  11. Offense bound to change, but will scoring increase?

    Jeff Caplan

    The flow -- as in "flow" offense -- is gone. So what does it mean? For starters, coach Rick Carlisle took back the keys to the offense when point guard Jason Kidd -- who has played 11 more seasons and has 9,902 more assists than the new Dallas Mav...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  12. Should focus shift off Delonte West to a rebounder?

    Jeff Caplan

    Delonte West's unique personality, his, ahem, avant-garde appearance and on-court toughness quickly endeared him to Dallas Mavericks fans as much as to Dirk Nowitzki and fellow Boston Celtics draft pick coach Rick Carlisle. Mavs president of baske...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  13. One and done?: The year-to-year star search

    Jeff Caplan

    Fans will forever fall in love with players on their hometown teams. At times, the free agency era can really mess that up because players don't always stick around long enough for fans to fully invest their emotions, or they do and get disappointed....

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  14. Age only a number?: Mavs' is going down

    Jeff Caplan

    Save the AARP jokes for the Boston Celtics. They no longer apply to the Dallas Mavericks, who sported the league's oldest roster a season ago. Last season, the Mavs relied most on their senior-most players: Jason Kidd at 39, Vince Carter at 35, Ja...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  15. Mavs look younger, more athletic and versatile

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks are a vastly different team from the 2011 champions. Dirk Nowitzki and Shawn Marion are the only key players remaining from that South Beach-conquering squad of just 13 months ago. These revamped Mavs, now with 11 players set ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  16. Source -- O.J. Mayo agrees to multiyear deal with Dallas Maverick...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks and shooting guard O.J. Mayo have agreed to a multiyear deal, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012