Photo by Mike MezeulDon Carter at Love Field, upon the Mavs' triumphant return from Miami in JuneMeanwhile, back at the courthouse, this just in: Don Carter, last seen receiving the Larry O'Brien trophy as the Dallas Mavericks' original owner, has sued Tom Hicks over millions Carter says he's sun ... More >>
Since I'm out on vacation next week let me get to this Fourth of July tradition a little early: Happy Birthday, America. Our country turns the ripe old age of 235 on Monday. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, I'll make time this weekend remembering how friggin' fortunate we are to have a ... More >>
Mark Cuban, Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavs shed labels and the Miami Heat on the way to their first NBA championship.
10. It was a simple offensive rebound and putback layup off the glass, but when Shawn Marion produced it at the end of the third quarter on April 25 it gave the Mavericks a 14-point lead over the Blazers in crucial Game 5 of the first round, and it restored confidence in the Mavs two days af ... More >>
Great. But is it the greatest? When Dirk Nowitzki accessorized his lefty layup in the final minute with private tears of joy and accomplishment last Sunday night in Miami, the Dallas Mavericks symbolically threw Don Carter's 10-gallon hat in the ring. After years of sheepishly having B ... More >>
Photo by Patrick MichelsMayor Dwaine Caraway points out the exact spot at City Hall Plaza where he and council members will enjoy his winning-bet stone crabs and cigars. Arthur and Archie are not invited.In a moment we'll get to Patrick's account of what city officials had to say about Thursday m ... More >>
Mark Cuban was fuming. His team had just blown a 23-point lead in a Game 4 loss to Portland in the first round of the NBA playoffs. The Mavericks were two losses from another early-round exit, the likely firing of head coach Rick Carlisle and yet another in a seemingly endless re-shuffling of ... More >>
The Mavericks have too many noble causes to not produce one last comeback
10. So did he or didn't he? Rashard Lewis I mean. Did he or didn't he sleep with LeBron James' girlfriend. Best guess: Maybe. 9. Remember when I said a faster pace would equal better looks for the Mavs on offense? With J.J. Barea joining the series and Jason Kidd pushing the ... More >>
10. There was a time when the Mavs going 3 of 17 on 3-pointers in a playoff game meant certain doom. Last night, Dallas didn't shoot particularly well, but it defended and rebounded. Wow did it rebound, to the tune of 12, 11 at the offensive end. 9. Turns out Brandon Roy's fourth ... More >>
NBA.comDuring his 1996 introductory press conference at Reunion Arena in which he bought the Dallas Mavericks from founding father Don Carter, Ross Perot Jr. offered a simple, serious question: "How many players are on the court?" And that, my friends, is all you need to know about th ... More >>
Everything's bigger in Dallas. Even the, um, hats. I can't believe you people. Yeah, you. The ones who actually spend a millisecond of your precious time on Earth worrying about how a certain Dallas Cowboys' quarterback wears his cap. Not his helmet, mind you. His hat. I'm all about big ha ... More >>
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