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  1. New Mavs will take it to the rack more

    Jeff Caplan

    To suggest that the Dallas Mavericks' new backcourt combo of point guard Darren Collison and shooting guard O.J. Mayo will attack the rim with greater frequency than the old guard of Jason Kidd and Jason Terry is like saying Dirk Nowitzki is tall. It...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  2. Positional breakdown: O.J. Mayo is served

    Jeff Caplan

    Second in a five-part series examining the re-tooled Dallas Mavericks position by position. SHOOTING GUARD Since the days of Michael Finley, the Mavs have mostly lacked size and athleticism at the 2-guard. Jason Terry, of course, is a tremendous ...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  3. Mavs pencil in O.J. Mayo as starting SG

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks' plan is for their latest acquisition, O.J. Mayo, to start at shooting guard. "That's a Rick (Carlisle) decision, but that's the way it's penciled in, and he can swing back and forth between (point guard) and (shooting guard)," Mavs ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  4. 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
  5. C.J. Miles dines with Rick Carlisle in N.Y.

    Jeff Caplan

    Either C.J. Miles and Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle just happened to bump into one another at a New York sushi joint or Miles' hometown team has an interest in bringing the free agent back to Dallas. The Utah Jazz shooting guard who starred...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  6. Mavs are on Brandon Roy's short list

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks have interest in free agent shooting guard Brandon Roy and the feeling is mutual, a source with knowledge of the player's thinking confirmed Saturday. Roy has a list of five finalists, according to a Yahoo report earlier Satur...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  7. Toronto nabs Terrence Ross at No. 8

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Former Mavericks assistant Dwane Casey and the Toronto Raptors took one of the Mavericks' top choices off the board unexpectedly, selecting Washington's Terrence Ross with the No. 8 pick. The 6-foot-7 shooting guard is regarded as an exp...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  8. Houston takes Jeremy Lamb, Mavs wait

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Another Mavs target is off the board. The Houston Rockets pulled off a trade for the No. 12 pick Wednesday and they used it to take Connecticut shooting guard Jeremy Lamb on Thursday. Mavs GM Donnie Nelson talked Wednesday of trying to m...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  9. Free agency: Shooting guards & small forwards

    Jeff Caplan

    It's no secret that the Mavericks need an infusion of athleticism, playmaking and scoring at the wing positions. As is every coming roster decision, how the Mavs approach these areas of need will depend on what happens with Deron Williams and the res...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  10. Shawn Marion's value keeps soaring

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Oklahoma City Thunder's ultra-dynamic All-Star duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook raised their shooting percentages this season to career highs. Durant hit for 49.6 percent; Westbrook for 45.7. In seizing a 2-0 first-round ser...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  11. 2012 NBA playoffs - Dallas Mavericks need Shawn Marion now and in...

    Jeff Caplan

    Shawn Marion is showing against OKC how valuable he is to the Mavericks.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  12. Mavs' shooting struggles are nothing new

    Jeff Caplan

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- At some point admissions just have to be made. And after two poor shooting games to start the playoffs, there's no getting around the fact that the Mavericks are just a mediocre shooting team. Have been all season. Nothing has cha...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  13. Is Marion an option on Russell Westbrook?

    Jeff Caplan

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle has a decision to make as to how to defend Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, who has averaged 28.5 points on 52.3 percent shooting in the first two games. None of the Mavs' guards, including Delo...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  14. Cold shooting in Chicago for Dirk Nowitzki

    Jeff Caplan

    CHICAGO -- Dirk Nowitzki is famous for shooting the lights out in some of the league's most famous arenas. He takes target practice at Madison Square Garden, destroys the Boston Celtics in Beantown and has scored more points at Staples Center than an...

    Blog | April 21, 2012
  15. Dirk Nowitzki not happy with 'volume' shooting

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- Dirk Nowitzki surpassed 24,000 career points Sunday, but it was hardly a performance he'll want to remember. However, it is one that has been all-too familiar of late. Nowitzki, remarkably, scored a game-high 24 points, but needed 2...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  16. Horrid shooting early, turnovers late doom Mavs

    Jeff Caplan

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It took 11 minutes for the Dallas Mavericks to fall behind by 20 points. "It happens when one team is struggling, the other team made shots, it can go quick," Dirk Nowitzki said. "We were down 20 in a heartbeat. Sometimes that's ...

    Blog | April 07, 2012