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  1. Does pursuit of Bruce Pearl make sense?

    Jeff Caplan

    Hiring Nancy Lieberman as the first coach of the Texas Legends was a masterful, groundbreaking stroke by franchise co-owner Donnie Nelson. Lieberman, a Hall of Famer who has remained active in basketball and resides in Dallas, became the first woman ...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  2. Finally: 3. Mavericks vs. 6. Trail Blazers

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- It took until the stroke of midnight and then five more minutes, but after the dust settled on a crazy game in Sacramento with the Los Angeles Lakers needing overtime to finally seize the No. 2 seed, the No. 3 Dallas Mavericks learned they'...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  3. Hot streak melts J.J. Barea's frozen start

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Unlike a struggling baseball pitcher who tweaks his mechanics, J.J. Barea said he didn't do much differently to get his shooting stroke working again. "Maybe leaning forward a little bit more, maybe I was fading back," Barea suggested af...

    Blog | January 28, 2011
  4. Dirk Nowitzki still looking for free throw stroke

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki is shooting 83.1 percent from the free throw line, which is fine until you realize that Nowitzki's 83 percent is like most players' 63 percent. "Usually I'm not shooting the ball great from the free throw line early in the ...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  5. Beaubois has stroke working in 1st

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Roddy Beaubois has hit his first two 3-pointers and has helped the Mavs to a 13-6 run and 27-26 lead with a minute left in the first quarter. Beaubois also just got called for a double-dribble, one of those times where the youngster plays t...

    Blog | March 03, 2010