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Chicago Bulls

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Do You Miss Pro Basketball Enough to Want to Watch the Josh Howard All-Stars?

    ​Your World Champion Dallas Mavericks were supposed to take on the Indiana Pacers tonight at the American Airlines Center, the sixth of eight preseason games leading to November 1's regular-season opener against Chicago at the AAC. But with each passing day, it's looking more and more like the loc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Dallas Habitat for Humanity to Summon the 'Dozers Tomorrow in Effort to "Fight the Blight"

    Never did understand the Chicago Bulls logos painted on the side of this South Dallas bar.​Years ago, when writing about efforts to revitalize a neighborhood near Fair Park, I came across the building you see above: the former Pete's Sandwich Shop at 4702 Baldwin, sandwiched between Starplex and J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Defending Champion Mavericks are Now Must-See TV

    ​The champagne isn't quite dry and the NBA lockout is just getting started, but how good does it sound to be already talking about the defending champion Mavericks? Once a soft, underachieving team that nobody outside the Metroplex gave a dang about watching, the Mavs are now natio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    2011 NBA Draft: Meh.

    Derrick Williams -- The best player available​Arizona forward Derrick Williams is a beast. He has 3-point shooting range, can score in the paint with either hand and has an NBA body that can bang and rebound on the low blocks. And that's it. The rest of the 2011 NBA Draft class: Weak t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2011

    2011 NBA FINALS GAME 6 -- Mavericks 105, Heat 95: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. You knew it was going to be an intense game ... even before the game. During shootaround at American Airlines Arena this afternoon neither Dwyane Wade nor LeBron James would respond to Dirk Nowitzki calling their mocking video "childish" and "ignorant." Their response: "We have no comment." B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    2011 NBA FINALS -- South Beach: My Top 10 Observations

    ​10. Ate dinner last night at Prime Italian on South Beach. In the midst of ridiculous opulence in the form of $20 valet parking and $100,000 cars, it was relatively affordable. $125 for a steak and a couple drinks. Thumbs up. 9. They also offered prime Kobe steak for $30 an ounce. Ou ... More >>

  • News

    June 2, 2011

    Final Destinations: 2

    Mavericks revenge is a dish best served with Heat.

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Let's Go Bulls! But Let's Never Forget the Heat!!

    ​We're rooting for the Chicago Bulls in tonight's Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Right? I know, in the regular season the Mavs were 2-0 against the Miami Heat and 0-2 against the Bulls. But the longer the series goes -- it's currently 3-1 Miami -- the more rest the Mavs will ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    2011 NBA WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS -- Mavericks vs. Thunder: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. I'll have my position-by-position breakdown complete with, yes, the highly (smirk) coveted prediction tomorrow, but let's get this party started pronto. Back in 1994 I covered the Mavericks for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and a team that featured point guards Jason Ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    The Greatest Dunk in the History of the NBA. At Least To Those of Us Who Despise Dwyane Wade.

    By the way they reacted at their fog-machine introduction last summer and their tearful over-reaction last week, you'd think the Miami Heat already had won two championships this season. But no, after last night's drubbing in Chicago they trail the Eastern Conference Finals, 1-0. And for those of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Over The Weekend: CSS and Sleigh Bells at the Granada Theater

    Sleigh Bells, CSSGranada TheaterApril 22, 2011Better than: sticking around for the headliner, apparently.All photos by Danny HurleyCansei de Ser Sexy's Lovefoxxx dives into the Granada crowd. See more pictures here.​ Perhaps it was to be expected given the circumstances at the Granada Theater on F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Whitt's End: 4.8.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *So Nuggets coach George Karl wants some of the Mavs, huh? "If we had to pick and choose, we would probably say 55 percent Dallas and 45 percent Oklahoma City," he says of his preferred ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Mavs Win; Jason Kidd Scores; Jason Terry Gets Carried Away

    ​Landmark win by your Dallas Mavericks last night at American Airlines Center, 109-100, over the Los Angeles Lakers? Maybe. But, eh, probably not. Most important, it broke a six-game losing streak. But it also lets them boast this achievement: Wins this season over the Spurs, Celtics, H ... More >>

  • News

    December 2, 2010
  • Calendar

    November 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    As of Right Now, I'm Wishing Failure Upon ...

    Miami Thrice, enjoy your demise.​Dwyane Wade in specific. And the Miami Heat in general. Take this lightly if you wish, but consider the career/personal plunges of my previous targets: *Terrell Owens (cut by the Cowboys, irrelevant as Buffalo Bill). *Tiger Woods (lost his wife, reputat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Whitt's End: 7.9.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Hope last night doesn't come back to haunt the Texas Rangers down the road. Despite leading 4-0 with undefeated pitcher Tommy Hunter on the mound in Arlington, the Rangers imploded late and lost t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Lakers > Celtics. Kobe = Jordan?

    ​Kobe Bryant tonight will do something Michael Jordan never did: Win a Game 7 of the NBA Finals. I know the simpleton argument is that Jordan was so good his Chicago Bulls were never pushed to the brink. Nonetheless, Kobe's feat in this series - Most Valuable Player, rallying his team from a ... More >>

  • News

    February 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Ballers and Shotcallers: Zo & Magic's 8-Ball Challenge

    Mattie StaffordAlonzo Mourning lines up a shot. For a whole slideshow from this event, click here.​Zo & Magic's 8-Ball ChallengeCentennial Building in Fair ParkThe red carpet walks kicked off at 7.30 p.m., with Mourning's appearance leading the way. Early attendees were held in a "reception ar ... More >>

  • News

    November 6, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    2009 NBA Playoff Preview: Spurs vs. Mavs

    The good news: When the Mavs and Spurs begin their first-round playoff series this weekend it will be a renewal of a rivalry featuring talented, tested teams. The bad news: When the Mavs and Spurs finish their first-round playoff series, the loser will go home and the winner won't be far b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    What's In My Closet? Brush With Greatness Edition

    My career has its perks. I've sipped Mai Tais on Waikiki Beach with Troy Aikman. Shaken hands with Wayne Gretzky moments after his final NHL game. Seen - first hand - Roger Federer win at Wimbledon, Michael Johnson triumph in Atlanta and Michael Jordan sink his last shot as a Chicago Bull. And as I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    The 10 Worst Sports Celebrations in the History of Sports

    Dear LeBron James, Just ask, and I'm sure Dancing With The Stars will have you on their ridiculously cheesy show next season. I'm sure millions of potato-chip snackin' housewives would be fixated on your every silly, pre-fabricated step. But as a basketball fan, I demand you immediately ce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    What's In My Closet? Magical Moments Edition

    Actually, yes, I do know how lucky I am to be a sportswriter. Every once in a while, I just need to be reminded. Digging through my old box of media credentials usually does the trick. Jump for four of my all-time faves: (Of course, I don't have a pass from the May 1, 2008 launch of The Sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2008
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    February 25, 2008

    The Return of the Kidd

    Excuse me if I don’t appropriately memorialize the 19th anniversary of Jerry Jones firing Tom Landry. Today is all about Jason Kidd’s homecoming. After getting traded by the Mavericks in 1996, Kidd was viciously booed in each of his returns to Reunion Arena. But when he takes the American Airlin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    Mavs Add Another All-Star. Sorta.

    Nick Fazekas, during one of his five minutes of playing time with Your Dallas Mavericks Consider this your biannual Nick Fazekas update. Mere moments ago, the Mavericks’ second-round draft pick was named an All-Star -- a D-League All-Star, sure, but still. The 6-11 Fazekas, drafted 34th overall by ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2007
  • News

    May 24, 2007

    Doctoring Dirk

    Why ransack the MVP's skill when we can simply reboot his psyche?

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2007

    Peeling Back the Layers

    So, we've received, like, a dozen e-mails at Unfair Park informing us it's time to "get over" the Dallas Cowboys' loss to the Seattle Seahawks Saturday night. They wonder why we can't just move on and write about how the Dallas Mavericks are the most awesomest team since the Chicago Bulls went 82-0 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2006

    Season's Sadness

    Dallas sports legends don't get much bigger than Dallas Texans owner and American Football League founder Lamar Hunt. Dallas sports icon Lamar Hunt is said to be in grave condition in a local hospital, his family desperately holding out for miracles at this point. In a year that's already seen us lo ... More >>

  • News

    November 16, 2006

    Premature Evacuation

    Caution: Knee jerks hopping off Mavs' bandwagon

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2006
  • Calendar

    July 24, 2003
  • News

    January 16, 2003

    We Meet Again, Mr. Bond

    Plus: Empty Pocket, Sensitivity Training, Parting Words

  • Calendar

    December 19, 2002

    Be Like Mike

    The Mavs and The Wizards rock the Mikes

  • News

    November 1, 2001

    Back to the Future

    For Dirk, Don and the Mavs to compete with the Lakers, they'll have to look to an unlikely source for inspiration: the late-'80s teams of Mark Aguirre and Dick Motta

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001
  • Culture

    June 24, 1999

    A decent shot

    Six years after coaching a wretched Mavs team, Gar Heard finally gets back in the game

  • Music

    May 27, 1999

    Rubberneckin'

    Leap-frogging through history with the Toadies

  • Culture

    December 31, 1998

    Anywhere but here

    1998 was a great year for sports...just not in Dallas

  • News

    November 19, 1998
  • Culture

    September 24, 1998
  • Calendar

    April 9, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 9 - 15, 1998

  • Culture

    March 19, 1998

    March Mav-ness

    Don't look a gift Bull in the mouth, but a win over Chicago doesn't mean a darned thing

  • Culture

    December 4, 1997

    Foul trouble

    The Mavericks are losing games--and faith in head coach Jim Cleamons

  • News

    October 23, 1997

    One-on-one

    With Mavericks Coach Jim Cleamons and GM Don Nelson, life's a constant battle for position

  • Culture

    November 16, 1995

    Fouled out

    DTC's Ohio Tip-Off fails the authenticity test

  • Culture

    January 5, 1995

    Redundancy factor

    'Boys are cranky-- and that's good

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