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  1. Mavs pass assist mantle to surging Spurs

    Jeff Caplan

    Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel opened the season by imploring his team to become an unselfish, ball-movement offense like the champion Dallas Mavericks. But when he told his team Sunday prior to its Game 4 against the Miami Heat to pass like cha...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  2. Shawn Marion of Dallas Mavericks returns against San Antonio Spur...

    Jeff Caplan

    Mavericks forward Shawn Marion returned from a three-game absence with a sore left knee on Friday night against the Spurs, coach Rick Carlisle said.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  3. Will Jason Kidd, Mavs miss Spurs' Tony Parker?

    Jeff Caplan

    San Antonio Spurs All-Star point guard, leading scorer and closet MVP candidate Tony Parker left Wednesday's win against Minnesota in the second quarter with tightness in his left hamstring. Parker did not return and his status for Friday's game a...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  4. Rodrigue Beaubois playing like he belongs in Dallas Mavericks' st...

    Jeff Caplan

    Rodrigue Beaubois is playing like he belongs in the Mavs' starting lineup.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2012
  5. Pregame buzz: Closing out at the arc

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The last time these two teams met, the San Antonio Spurs rained 16 3-pointers on the Dallas Mavericks, including 11 in the first half to close things out early. That type of 3-point damage hasn't been typical against the Mavs this season...

    Blog | January 29, 2012
  6. W2W4: The 3-ball and Dirk Nowitzki's return

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The last time the Dallas Mavericks saw the San Antonio Spurs they were buried under an avalanche of 3-pointers. The Spurs made 11 of their 16 in the first half to cruise to a 93-71 win. The Mavs made 1-of-19. Since that Jan. 5 game in Sa...

    Blog | January 29, 2012
  7. Dirk receives standout presidential recognition

    Jeff Caplan

    President Barack Obama lauded the Dallas Mavericks for their special brand of championship teamwork a season ago and he pointed out attributes of several players. But, he saved top recognition for NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki -- even if the presid...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  8. Caron Butler visits San Antonio Spurs amid report Richard Jeffers...

    Jeff Caplan

    Caron Bulter met with the Spurs amid a report that San Antonio will cut Richard Jefferson.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2011
  9. Title in hand, approach the same for Dallas Mavericks

    Jeff Caplan

    A new Mavs era begins, but much the same for team built on consistency.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2011
  10. Does Tony Parker injury open door to No. 1 seed?

    Jeff Caplan

    The San Antonio Spurs are finally getting their first dose of injury woe. Point guard Tony Parker will miss two to four weeks with what the team is calling a "strained left soleus," or calf strain. He injured the calf in the first half of Sunday's ga...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  11. 6-feet & under: The key to playoff success?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The conversation was dribble penetration, breaking down a defender and getting into the lane to either finish at the rack or kick it out to a shooter. "[Jason] Kidd's a penetrator, Jet's a penetrator, Marion penetrates," Dallas Mavericks...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  12. Is Rick Carlisle legit COY candidate?

    Jeff Caplan

    Yes, I said it last week on Galloway & Co.: Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle deserves to be on the short list of NBA Coach of the Year candidates. And I'm sticking to it. In his third season, Carlisle has the club at a record of 40-16 a...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  13. Expectations aside, here comes Roddy B

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The coach says to temper expectations from "ridiculously unreasonable" to "realistic." The player says the expectations only make him work harder. As the hours count down to Rodrigue Beaubois' season debut tonight for the Dallas Maverick...

    Blog | February 15, 2011
  14. Brendan Haywood loses All-Star steam

    Jeff Caplan

    NBA fans in China are proving they can be just as ridiculous as Americans when it comes to All-Star voting. How else do you explain injured Houston Rockets center Yao Ming being the Western Conference's leading vote-getter for centers? About as ea...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  15. Buying into concept of zone defense

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Rick Carlisle isn't necessarily trying to turn the Dallas Mavericks into Syracuse of the NBA, but he is seemingly taking the use of zone defense from game to game to a new level. "You can't just be a zone team. That's just not going to w...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  16. Red-hot Derrick Rose is next PG challenge

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks' parade of opposing point guards continues tonight when Derrick Rose leads the Chicago Bulls into American Airlines Center. First it was the Boston Celtics' NBA assist leader Rajon Rondo dropping 15 dimes, but the Mavs rallied...

    Blog | November 19, 2010