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  1. Now a Cav, Shawn Marion 'one of the all-time great Mavs'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- "Weird" is the word used by members of the 2011 title team who are currently employed by the Dallas Mavericks to describe seeing Shawn Marion wearing the wine and gold of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Marion, a man who played such a critical ...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  2. Dion Waiters of Cleveland Cavaliers shows improvement, could flou...

    Tom Carpenter,

    Tom Carpenter recaps Monday in the NBA, including Dion Waiters' big night against the Sacramento Kings.

    Blog | Conversation | January 15, 2013
  3. W2W4: Mavs on alert for consistent effort

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Consistency. Can the Dallas Mavericks capture it? With the right effort they certainly should tonight against a Portland Trail Blazers team that has no concept of the word. A supposed championship contender at the start of the season, Po...

    Blog | April 06, 2012
  4. Carlisle pushed all of the right buttons

    John Hollinger

    MIAMI -- Score one for the geeks. The Dallas Mavericks won their first-ever championship for a lot of different reasons, most of which rhyme with the word "Birk." But in a playoffs in which the difference between winning and losing was razor-thin,...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  5. Marc Stein's Weekend Dime: Games to watch

    Marc Stein

    What are the notable games to watch the rest of the way? Marc Stein shares the word.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2010
  6. NBA: What scouts are saying at quarter pole

    Marc Stein

    What are the scouts saying about the latest developments? Marc Stein shares the word.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2010
  7. Carlisle doesn't want Mavs comfortable with him

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Rick Carlisle didn't like the phrasing of a question about how things have changed in his second season at the helm of the Dallas Mavericks. "I don't like the word 'comfortable,'" Carlisle said. "You don't want to be comfortable. If you'...

    Blog | December 29, 2009
  8. Marc Stein: Kidd Trade Back On

    Henry Abbott

    Somewhere in New Orleans arena, the East All-Stars are gathered in their locker room. Jason Kidd is among them, with the word "East" on his chest. But as ESPN's Marc Stein tells it, if this game were held tomorrow night instead of tonight, Kidd would...

    Blog | February 17, 2008
  9. Welcome to the No Balls Association

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons can't believe no GM had the testicular fortitude to make a move at the trading deadline.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2007
  10. Dave Barry Assesses Miami and Dallas Head to Head

    Henry Abbott

    Of course, he lives in Miami. You should read the whole thing (look for the word "bazoomage") but here's a highlight, in which he compares the owners of the two teams: Billionaire owners: Each team has one. The Heat's billionaire is Micky A...

    Blog | June 08, 2006
  11. Analyzing the Leastern Conference

    Bill Simmons

    After taking two days to preview the West, Bill Simmons breezes through the East in Part 3 of his NBA preview.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2003
  12. Remembering NBA's offseason to forget

    Sam Smith

    The offseason of 2003 was one to forget for the NBA, especially for one of its young superstars.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2003
  13. Could Rajon Rondo land in Big D?

    Nick Borges

    The Rajon Rondo rumors have been going on for almost two years and Wednesday came word from's Marc Stein that the Dallas Mavericks are pushing hard for the point guard. According to Stein, the Mavs may be willing to ship draft picks and c...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  14. Monta Ellis, midrange monster?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Monta Ellis has always been a man of many shots and few words. That hasn't changed since Ellis' days as a gunner for the Golden State Warriors. Now starring for the Dallas Mavericks, Ellis remains one of the NBA's most aggressive scorers...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  15. Are Rockets better with Ariza or Parsons?

    Tim MacMahon

    HOUSTON -- Most of the Houston Rockets' headliners watched their words carefully this week regarding the replacing of Chandler Parsons, who will return to town this weekend with the rival Dallas Mavericks. Center Dwight Howard danced around the s...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  16. Power Rankings: Let the games begin

    Marc Stein

    In Marc Stein's Power Rankings, the Spurs are No. 1 heading into the season.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | October 27, 2014