Gar Heard

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    Fourteen Years After Lifetime Ban, Roy Tarpley Settles Mavs, NBA Suit

    Every few years, Dallas Mavericks fans are reminded of the team's greatest failure -- not the loss to Miami in the NBA Finals, not the one-and-done against Golden State in '07, not the 11-win season under Gar Heard. Rather, it's two simple words: "Roy" and "Tarpley," whose travails and tragedies hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2007

    Once Upon A Time...

    We always felt bad for then-Mavs coach Gar Heard, who deserved better than to coach an 11-win team--and get replaced by Quinn Buckner. In you case you were too distraught over Drew Bledsoe's departure or the current bad karma of Mercury to notice, your Dallas Mavericks won their 14th consecutive ga ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 24, 1999

    A decent shot

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