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  1. NBA - Rating youth development for five post-tank teams

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle takes a look at how five post-tank NBA teams -- the Celtics, Bucks, Pelicans, Magic and Jazz -- are developing their young talent.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2014
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star: This series is destined to be close. All series long this thing was a race back and forth, back and forth. The Nets are trying to outrun their age, and the Raptors are trying to outrun their youth, and through five g...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  3. NBA - This season Evan Turner and John Wall are make or break can...

    Neil Paine

    Neil Paine identifies six young players for whom 2012-13 will be a make-or-break season in their careers.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  4. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Dallas Mavericks fought hard but couldn't ov...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    The Mavs fought hard but couldn't overcome OKC's youth and speed.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2012
  5. Fountain of Youth: Brandan Wright with point to prove

    Jeff Caplan

    Our weekly look at the Mavericks' young players: Did the Golden State Warriors give up on Brandan Wright too soon? "You can say that or you can say they wanted to move on," the 6-foot-10 former Tar Heel said. "I feel like I'm in a good place no...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  6. Fountain of Youth: Big game for Brandan Wright

    Jeff Caplan

    Our weekly look at the Mavericks' young players: In his brief, injury-plagued career, Brandan Wright has never played more than 39 games in a season. When he steps on the floor Wednesday night as the Dallas Mavericks' backup center against the Los...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  7. Fountain of Youth: Two strong plus-ratings

    Jeff Caplan

    Our weekly look at the Mavericks' young players: DALLAS -- Ian Mahinmi, obviously, continues to be the surprise player of the year for the Dallas Mavericks and maybe the entire NBA. His energy, smooth offensive skills and pretty good defense, have...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  8. Fountain of Youth: Minutes for Ian Mahinmi

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- Rick Carlisle has used 13 players more than once and he's gone as deep as 11 before halftime. But, in meaningful, high-intensity games, it is apparent that Carlisle will shorten his bench, too. That's what he did in Monday's loss at...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  9. Fountain of Youth: Thunder jam, left hand

    Jeff Caplan

    Our weekly look at the Mavericks' young players: Brandan Wright flushed a fully outstretched, one-handed, tomahawk alley-oop jam with such ferociousness Tuesday night that his teammates on the Dallas Mavericks' bench leaped in unison and broke out...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  10. Fountain of Youth: A mountain of minutes

    Jeff Caplan

    Our weekly look at the Mavericks' young players: DALLAS -- What we know so far about the youth on this Dallas Mavericks team is that Brandan Wright has been inactive for five consecutive games, Dominique Jones will see garbage-time minutes when th...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  11. Youth takes back seat in Denver deal

    Jeff Caplan

    Youth? Who needs youth? The Dallas Mavericks are in win-now mode for this season and will transfer to hot-pursuit mode this summer when Deron Williams, Chris Paul and Dwight Howard can become free agents. Any notion that the Mavs care at this m...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  12. NBA - Dallas Mavericks credit cryotherapy in NBA Playoffs

    Ric Bucher

    In ESPN The Magazine, Ric Bucher writes about the Dallas Mavericks use of cryotherapy during the NBA Playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  13. 2011 NBA playoffs: Deeper look at numbers reveals how important R...

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton writes that with three of four conference finalists very young by historical measures, we'd expect them to be back next season. But history also says you can never count on a return trip just because youth was served the first time.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  14. Josh Howard in town, but just for camp

    Jeff Caplan

    Former Dallas Mavericks forward Josh Howard returned to Dallas to hold his youth basketball camp this week at the Sportsplex at Valley View. The Mavs traded Howard to Washington last February and after only a handful of games with the Wizards he s...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  15. Source: Mavericks, center Ian Mahinmi agree to two-year deal

    Jeff Caplan

    Seeking youth and front-line help, the Dallas Mavericks are adding 6-foot-11 project Ian Mahinmi, who played in 26 games last season for the San Antonio Spurs.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2010
  16. NBA Local: November 14

    Paul Pierce in no-win situation, MoPete gets demoted, Nellie likes team's youth, and more.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2006