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  1. Why stick with DeShawn Stevenson?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- If you just look at his line in the box score, Game 2 seemed like a strange time for DeShawn Stevenson to play his most minutes of this postseason. Stevenson's stroke certainly didn't earn him extra burn. His shooting woes continued with...

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  2. Nelson Cruz 'doesn't have it together yet'

    Tim MacMahon

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Ron Washington hopes dropping a couple of spots in the batting order will help Nelson Cruz rediscover his stroke. Cruz, who had been hitting cleanup this spring, will bat sixth Monday against the Dodgers. Adrian Beltre moves int...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  3. Can Peja Stojakovic play defense?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks signed Peja Stojakovic primarily because of his sweet shooting stroke. "He'll be able to shoot when he's 100 years old," coach Rick Carlisle said. We'll have to wait 67 years to test that theory. A question that will be ...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  4. Bowen pays respects to college coach

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- Stephen Bowen missed Tuesday's OTA workout to attend the funeral of his college head coach. Former Hofstra coach Joe Gardi died at the age of 71 after suffering a stroke. Gardi had a 119-62-2 in 16 seasons at Hofstra, where he coa...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  5. Stevenson finds his stroke

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- DeShawn Stevenson, who entered the game with a shooting percentage (.279) that looks like a batting average, has been the Mavs' most efficient offensive player. Stevenson has seven points on 3-of-5 shooting in 13 minutes, by far his most...

    Blog | February 22, 2010
  6. Butler's off the mark again

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Caron Butler continues to struggle to find his stroke. He's 5-of-15 from the floor tonight, which is actually an improvement. He went 4-of-16 in last night's loss to Oklahoma City. Coach Rick Carlisle likes Butler's physical nature an...

    Blog | February 17, 2010
  7. Terry sputters as sixth man

    Tim MacMahon

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Jason Terry regained his rhythm after moving into the starting lineup. but he volunteered to return to the sixth man role to make room for Caron Butler. Terry, last season's Sixth Man of the Year, figured his stroke wouldn't leave...

    Blog | February 16, 2010