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  1. Pop: Mavs playing harder than Spurs

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Whether he really meant it or just used it as a motivational ploy, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich played the "Mavs want it more" card Sunday morning. With the Spurs down 2-1 in the first-round series against the eighth-seeded Dal...

    Blog | April 27, 2014
  2. Dirk Nowitzki out vs. Spurs

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki will not play tonight against the Spurs, coach Rick Carlisle said. Nowitzki remains day-to-day with a mild sprain of his right knee. More to come....

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  3. Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki won't play vs. San Antonio Spurs

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki will not play against the San Antonio Spurs, coach Rick Carlisle said after the morning shootaround.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2010
  4. NBA wrestling? Pop doesn't see it

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki did some subtle lobbying to the officials while chatting with the media Monday afternoon. "I don't think you can get much more physical," Dirk said. "It's already wrestling out there." Spurs coach Gregg Popovich didn't h...

    Blog | April 27, 2010
  5. Carlisle credits Pop for making point without paying

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Mavs were mildly amused by Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's claim that Dirk Nowitzki does a good job selling fouls. "It's a good way to bring attention to it without getting fined," Rick Carlisle said after noting that the film shows tha...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  6. Spurs' Popovich: 'If it's Dallas, it's Dallas'

    Tim MacMahon

    San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said he has no interest in trying to dictate Western Conference playoff seedings by resting starters during Wednesday night's regular-season finale against the Dallas Mavericks. A Spurs loss would guarantee t...

    Blog | April 14, 2010
  7. San Antonio Spurs won't rest starters vs. Dallas Mavericks

    Tim MacMahon

    San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said he has no interest in trying to dictate Western Conference playoff seedings by resting starters during Wednesday night's regular-season finale against the Dallas Mavericks.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2010
  8. Popovich praises 'clever' Rick Carlisle

    Tim MacMahon

    SAN ANTONIO -- The eighth-seeded Dallas Mavericks pushing the San Antonio Spurs to seven games served as a reminder that Rick Carlisle is among the league's elite head coaches. Just ask the man Carlisle calls the Coach of the Century. "I am cer...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  9. Rick Carlisle says Gregg Popovich should be coach of the century

    Tim MacMahon

    As far as Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle is concerned, NBA Coach of the Year isn't enough of an honor for San Antonio Spurs counterpart Gregg Popovich.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  10. Does Ellis on Leonard have a side effect?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- As smart as three-time Coach of the Year Gregg Popovich is, it's stunning that the San Antonio Spurs didn't exploit their biggest mismatch against the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1. Dallas got away with using undersized shooting guard Monta...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  11. Rick Carlisle right not to start Devin Harris

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- After a Game 1 loss in San Antonio, Dallas Mavericks coach Avery Johnson made a genius adjustment, inserting speedy guard Devin Harris into the starting lineup to match up with San Antonio Spurs blur Tony Parker. That move paid major div...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  12. Cuban: 'Nothing's changed' on Nets' long-term outlook

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Mark Cuban offered high praise Sunday evening for Brooklyn's head coach. The Nets' front office? Not so much. Only a couple of Western Conference contenders, the San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers, have better records than roo...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  13. Buzz: Carlisle paid big to be problem solver

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Coach Rick Carlisle readily admits that the Dallas Mavericks' roster has many flaws. He just wasn't in much mood to discuss them in detail after the Mavs' 116-107 loss Thursday night to the San Antonio Spurs. He preferred to poke a littl...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  14. Tim Duncan, Gregg Popovich don't make trip to Dallas

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks will return from a four-day break to face a San Antonio team that will be far from full strength. The Spurs announced that power forward Tim Duncan and coach Gregg Popovich did not make the trip to Dallas and won't partici...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  15. Week ahead: Holidays don't look happy for Mavs

    Tim MacMahon

    It isn't going to be a Merry Christmas for the Mavericks. They've lost six of the last seven games and were just blown out by the San Antonio Spurs, prompting a perturbed coach Rick Carlisle to schedule practice for Christmas Eve despite the Mavs ...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  16. 2010 NBA playoffs: Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says series ...

    Tim MacMahon

    The result of the Dallas Mavericks' first-round series with the San Antonio Spurs will not affect the job security of coach Rick Carlisle, owner Mark Cuban said Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2010