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  1. Ranking the West: Lakers once again team to beat

    Jeff Caplan

    After what seemed an eternity, the Dwightmare is over. Team USA giddily won gold in London. And the Los Angeles Lakers are again the envy of the NBA. When U.S. star of stars and Lakers icon Kobe Bryant squeezed Spain foe and L.A. teammate Pau Gaso...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  2. Schedule breakdown: April bounce or bounced?

    Jeff Caplan

    With the NBA's release of the 30 team schedules last Thursday, we'll periodically examine a portion of the Dallas Mavericks' 82 games. Last week we selected five games to circle. If these new mysterious Dallas Mavericks are going to be jockeying ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  3. Suns make winning bid for Luis Scola

    Jeff Caplan

    One amnesty acquisition is enough for now. The Dallas Mavericks got the one they really wanted Friday in Elton Brand. The Rockets amnestied forward Luis Scola, a crafty, below-the-rim, low-post scorer who seemed a difficult fit with Dirk Nowitzki ...

    Blog | July 15, 2012
  4. Elton Brand winner to be revealed Friday

    Jeff Caplan

    Will the Dallas Mavericks land Elton Brand in the amnesty waiver process? They'll know in about 24 hours. The winning bid will be revealed after 4 p.m. CT on Friday. Teams under the salary cap, which include the Mavs, Portland Trail Blazers and...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  5. Source -- Dallas Mavericks turn attention to point guard Ramon Se...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks, in the aftermath of Thursday's stunning departure of point guard Jason Kidd, have reached out for a second time to Ramon Sessions, this time with a starting job to pitch.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  6. Deron Williams and the decision: The wait is on

    Jeff Caplan

    UPDATE: Hold the phone on everything. Overnight, the Nets and Orlando Magic have re-engaged in trade talks that could send Dwight Howard to Brooklyn, and obviously could have a profound effect on the thinking of prized point guard Deron Williams. ...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  7. Two more Tar Heels off the board

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Scratch North Carolina point guard Kendall Marshall from your wish list. The Phoenix Suns, perhaps worried they'll lose Steve Nash in a matter of days, took the heady Tar Heel. The Mavs were high on him and they could be in their own poi...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  8. Josh Hamilton: 'I think you'll see some changes'

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Josh Hamilton made a brief pit stop at his locker Sunday afternoon before donning his shades and taking to the sun-bathed field for BP and pregame warmups. Although he had little interest in holding a critical discussion about ...

    Blog | June 24, 2012
  9. The race for the sixth seed, or is it seventh?

    Jeff Caplan

    UPDATED: 9 a.m., Friday. The Dallas Mavericks clinched a playoff berth Thursday with New Orleans' win over Houston. Now attention turns strictly to seeding and matchups. With the Mavs (35-28) -- back in action tonight for their home finale agai...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  10. Wild West: Mavs take control of No. 6 seed

    Jeff Caplan

    We take a look at the games that impact the West playoff picture each morning for the rest of the regular season. Mavs' spot in the standings: The No. 6 seed is the Mavs' for the taking. Both Houston and Denver lost Friday night to fall 1 1/2 game...

    Blog | April 14, 2012
  11. Wild West: Mavs, Rockets, Nuggets deadlocked

    Jeff Caplan

    We take a look at the games that impact the West playoff picture each morning for the rest of the regular season. Mavs' spot in the standings: Utah's win at Houston, plus Denver's home win over the Timberwolves has the Mavs, Rockets and Nuggets al...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  12. Wild West: Big night for Mavs' competitors

    Jeff Caplan

    We take a look at the games that impact the West playoff picture each morning for the rest of the regular season. Mavs' spot in the standings: Denver's blowout win against Golden State puts them in a dead heat with the Mavs for the seventh spot --...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  13. Wild West: Five teams contend for last 3 spots

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks have nine games left in the regular season. The next one is Tuesday at home against the Sacramento Kings. "Huge game for us," guard Jason Terry said. "There's no bigger game for us this season." Entering Monday's ...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  14. Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle won't explain Jason Terry be...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle declined to expound on his reasoning for benching guard Jason Terry on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2012
  15. W2W4: Steve Nash, Jason Kidd and Dirk

    Jeff Caplan

    Is it possible that this final meeting of the season between the Mavericks and Phoenix Suns will also be the last time that Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki play against one another? No, Nash has no plans of retiring when his contract expires after th...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  16. Jason Kidd ready to go for three in a row

    Jeff Caplan

    Three games in three nights and Jason Kidd is ready to roll. In all three. "That's what the plan is," Kidd said. "Why not? We've got to try to win all three of these games." Why not? Because ever since the schedule came out, everyone's speculat...

    Blog | March 07, 2012