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  1. Delonte West out; Brendan Haywood likely out

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- It appears the Dallas Mavericks will have to go at least one more game without injured players Brendan Haywood and Delonte West. Haywood, who has missed the last five games with a sprained right knee, continues to get closer, but it does...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  2. 2012 NBA champion DVD set is on sale

    Jeff Caplan

    Worried about Dirk Nowitzki's achy knee, Vince Carter's sprained foot or Lamar Odom's state of mind? Need a respite from the whirlwind that is the lockout-shortened schedule and the uncertainty that comes with it? Want to remember how things used ...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  3. Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki is battling knee issues

    Jeff Caplan

    After shooting 6-of-18 for 17 points in Wednesday's 91-89 loss to the Clippers, Dirk Nowitzki acknowledged that his right knee is causing him problems.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  4. Rick Carlisle: 'Dirk's back ... all the way back'

    Jeff Caplan

    Before Wednesday night's home game, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Dirk Nowitzki was definitely coming around, but Cuban still didn't think his star was all the way back from the sprained right knee that sidelined him for nine games in late D...

    Blog | February 18, 2011
  5. Dirk Nowitzki is settling back into rhythm

    Jeff Caplan

    The drives as only Dirk Nowitzki can do them are coming back. The step-backs and fallaways are no longer hitting front rim or -- gasp -- nothing at all. Two weeks after his return from a sprained right knee, Nowitzki is regaining the shooting touc...

    Blog | February 01, 2011
  6. Efficiency returns to Dirk's game in win

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- After hitting for 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting, Dirk Nowitzki said there was at least one thing he was capable of doing Saturday night different from the rest of his return from a sprained right knee. "Make a shot," Nowitzki said. "That...

    Blog | January 29, 2011
  7. Are Dirk, Mavericks worried about knee?

    Jeff Caplan

    NEWARK -- Whether Dirk Nowitzki is fit to play is up to him, the medical staff and the coaching staff -- and not, say, Charles Barkley. Four games back from a sprained right knee, though, the numbers suggest Dirk isn't Dirk. To the naked, non-m...

    Blog | January 21, 2011
  8. Is Dirk Nowitzki healthy enough to play?

    Jeff Caplan

    CHICAGO -- Charles Barkley believes Dirk Nowitzki returned too early from a sprained right knee and said so late Thursday night on the TNT postgame show. Barkley said, "He is not healthy. He looks like he's dragging his leg. If Dirk Nowitzki's not...

    Blog | January 21, 2011
  9. Dirk's return a possibility at Memphis

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN ANTONIO -- Dirk Nowitzki put in his most rigorous day of work during his recovery process from a sprained right knee, including his first contact work during the morning shootaround. During the Mavs' ugly 101-89 defeat to the San Antonio Spurs, N...

    Blog | January 14, 2011
  10. Dallas Mavericks see opportunity to dominate Western Conference v...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavs saw their chance to cruise through the Western Conference vanish.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2011
  11. Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki misses eighth straight game vs. I...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki missed his eighth consecutive game with a sprained right knee as the Dallas Mavericks opened a four-game road trip on Wednesday night against the Indiana Pacers.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2011
  12. Positivity, effort key with or without Dirk

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- After playing seven games in 12 days since Dirk Nowitzki sprained his right knee -- and then Caron Butler was lost for the season -- a three-day break comes at the right time for the Dallas Mavericks to assess where they are, and even who t...

    Blog | January 09, 2011
  13. Dirk Nowitzki 's knee still hurting; Dallas Mavericks star to sit...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki will miss his seventh straight game on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2011
  14. Dirk Nowitzki to sit out sixth straight game

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki won't play tonight against the Oklahoma City Thunder. It will be the sixth consecutive game the Dallas Mavericks' leading scorer will miss since he sprained his right knee Dec. 27 in Oklahoma City. "He's getting gradually b...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  15. Dirk Nowitzki misses sixth straight Dallas Mavericks game

    Jeff Caplan

    Dirk Nowitzki missed his sixth straight game with a knee injury Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2011
  16. Dirk Nowitzki's status uncertain for OKC

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle stuck by his stance of not providing a Daily Dirk Watch, so the status of the team's leading scorer's sprained right knee heading into Thursday's home game against the Oklahoma City Thunder is the same as it's ...

    Blog | January 05, 2011