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  1. Tony Parker of San Antonio Spurs says he will be fine for Western...

    Tim MacMahon

    San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker expects to be "fine" for the Western Conference finals opener after an MRI on his tight left hamstring revealed only a slight strain.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  2. Mavs' glory days seem so long ago

    Tim MacMahon

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- The 2011 Western Conference finals, when the savvy Dallas Mavericks schooled the young Oklahoma City Thunder in clutch basketball, seem so long ago. Heck, even the 2012 first round, when the Thunder got revenge by sweeping the Mav...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  3. Dirk Nowitzki goes to work with tambourine

    Tim MacMahon

    Dirk Nowitzki is not quite as busy as he was a year ago. While he'd rather be playing in the Western Conference finals again, Nowitzki seems to be enjoying his free time. Dirk tweeted over the weekend about how much he enjoyed attending the Avett ...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  4. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Dallas Mavericks' Rick Carlisle slams Oklaho...

    Tim MacMahon

    Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle profanely accused Thunder center Kendrick Perkins of dirty play after Monday night's heated Game 2 of the Western Conference finals.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2012
  5. 2012 NBA playoffs - Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant closes o...

    Tim MacMahon

    Kevin Durant's quest for title may not take long if he can be consistent closer.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2012
  6. Dirk Nowitzki's shooting struggles deepen

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- For much of the fourth quarter, this Interstate 35 showdown seemed like a flashback to the last season's Western Conference finals. The young Oklahoma City Thunder let another double-digit lead disintegrate against a renovated version of...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  7. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Jason Terry will have Larry O'Brien Tropy tatt...

    Tim MacMahon

    Jason Terry's tattoo of the Larry O'Brien Trophy could be temporary. If his Dallas Mavericks don't beat the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, Terry said he would have the tattoo removed from the inside of his right biceps.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2011
  8. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Caron Butler return unlikely, but not ruled ou...

    Tim MacMahon

    The Dallas Mavericks do not anticipate that Caron Butler will be able to play in the NBA Finals, although that remains a possibility.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2011
  9. Mark Cuban: 'We ain't done yet!'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Normally (or formerly) outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban kept his only public comments during the Western Conference finals short and sweet. "All I can say is there's 20-some thousand people in this building who believed in us ...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  10. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 100, Thunder 96

    Tim MacMahon

    How it happened: The savvy, old Mavs schooled the young Thunder in crunch time once again. Two days after erasing a 15-point deficit in the final five minutes, the Mavs finished off the Western Conference finals with a 14-4 run Wednesday night. ...

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  11. Kevin Durant done with the rip move?

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - In an annoyed tone, Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle once referred to it as "that stupid jump-in thing." Kevin Durant prefers to call it his "rip move." Whatever you want to call it, it's not working in the Western Conference finals. The ...

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  12. 2011 NBA playoffs: Dallas Mavericks need to seize the moment agai...

    Tim MacMahon

    Mavs need to finish off Thunder, who have the look of a perennial contender.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2011
  13. Tyson Chandler won't challenge this T

    Tim MacMahon

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Tyson Chandler has had two technical fouls rescinded in the Western Conference finals. He won't try for the hat trick. Chandler got whistled for another technical foul after getting into a physical confrontation with Oklahoma City ...

    Blog | May 24, 2011
  14. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 112, Thunder 105 (OT)

    Tim MacMahon

    How it happened: Depending on one's perspective, the Mavs either seized this game with a spectacular comeback or the young Thunder fumbled it away. However you view it, the Thunder are down 3-1 in the Western Conference finals despite almost leadi...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  15. 2011 NBA playoffs: Magical rally symbolizes Dallas Mavericks' pla...

    Tim MacMahon

    The improbable Game 4 rally is symbolic of the Mavericks' magical season.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011
  16. NBA Playoffs 2011: Rick Carlisle says Dallas Mavericks must keep ...

    Tim MacMahon

    Mavs coach Rick Carlisle doesn't want to follow the trend of the team that won the last game getting beat.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011