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  1. Charlie V. filling void with 'flamethrower'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Charlie Villanueva describes his tenure with the Dallas Mavericks as a humbling experience, having had to fight for a roster spot in training camp and wait almost a third of the season to get a real crack at the rotation. Yet you can put...

    Blog | December 28, 2014
  2. Mavs keep Charlie Villanueva, waive Bernard James, others

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks made room for veteran power forward Charlie Villanueva on their 15-man roster by waiving center Bernard James. Villanueva, a nine-year veteran who signed a nonguaranteed contract to come to training camp with the Mav...

    Blog | October 25, 2014
  3. Rick Carlisle of Dallas Mavericks -- Chandler Parsons added 'too ...

    Tim MacMahon

    Chandler Parsons, whose wallet got much fatter when he signed a three-year, $46 million deal with the Dallas Mavericks, also focused on bulking up his physique this summer. As far as coach Rick Carlisle is concerned, Parsons added too much weight.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2014
  4. Chandler feels as explosive, energetic as ever

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - The rookies in the Dallas Mavericks' training camp sang "Happy Birthday" to Tyson Chandler during Thursday morning's practice to help the center celebrate turning 32 years old. As far as coach Rick Carlisle is concerned, Chandler looks ju...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  5. Carlisle: Jameer Nelson a 'natural leader'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks haven't officially named a starting point guard, but Jameer Nelson wearing white during the first practice of training camp provides a pretty good hint at the direction they're leaning. As do coach Rick Carlisle's co...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  6. Dirk Nowitzki: 'We got all the talent in the world'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki has occasionally half-joked that his German blood makes him a pessimist by nature. But there's nothing but positivity flowing through the big German's veins as the Dallas Mavericks open training camp. "We got all the tal...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  7. Opening Tip: Is Calderon comfortable yet?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Jose Calderon's preseason crash course has ended, but the learning process continues for the Mavericks' point guard. Limited to only four preseason games due to a hamstring strain suffered early in training camp, Calderon isn't as prepar...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  8. Mavs make final cut

    Tim MacMahon

    The Mavericks requested waivers on guard Mickey McConnell on Saturday. That trims the Mavs' roster to 15 players, the maximum a team is allowed to carry for the regular season. McConnell was one of five players invited to Dallas' training camp ...

    Blog | October 26, 2013
  9. Calderon (hamstring) plans to play Saturday

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Point guard Jose Calderon plans to make his preseason debut with the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday. Calderon has been sidelined since the second day of training camp by a strained left hamstring. He intends to fully participate in Tuesday...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  10. Mavs sign F Devin Ebanks

    Tim MacMahon

    The Mavericks signed forward Devin Ebanks to a non-guaranteed deal, essentially inviting him to training camp. The 6-foot-9 Ebanks played three seasons for the Los Angeles Lakers after being selected with the 43rd overall pick in the 2010 draft. H...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  11. Two more accept Mavs camp invitations

    Tim MacMahon

    In addition to center Fab Melo, swingman D.J. Kennedy and guard Mickey McConnell signed contracts to come to training camp with the Dallas Mavericks. The 6-foot-6, 215-pound Kennedy helped new Mavs general manager Gersson Rosas' Rio Grande Valley ...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  12. Dez Bryant of Dallas Cowboys says LeBron James would be a beast i...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant, a passionate basketball fan, believes LeBron James would be a "beast" in the NFL if the reigning NBA MVP made a Jordan-esque mid-career decision to switch sports.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2013
  13. 'Training camp' almost over for Dirk Nowitzki

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki didn't score more than 20 points in a game during his first month of action this season, but he believes he's on the path back to his norm. "Basically with me not having training camp, training camp's almost over," said Nowi...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  14. 3-pointer: Further progress for Dirk Nowitzki

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- When Dirk Nowitzki is right, the big German dropping 10 points in the fourth quarter of a win is no big deal. But Dirk ain't been all the way right since his right knee started swelling up again early in training camp. So his fourth-quar...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  15. Dallas Mavericks' new chemistry could grow stale with Dirk Nowitz...

    Tim MacMahon

    Mavericks' new chemistry could grow stale with Dirk Nowitzki out of action.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2012
  16. Brandan Wright strains quad; Chris Kaman 'progressing slowly'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Another day of training camp, another minor injury to a Mavericks big man. Brandan Wright left Sunday's practice with a strained quadriceps. Coach Rick Carlisle said Wright is day-to-day. A timetable has yet to be determined for Chris ...

    Blog | September 30, 2012