At this point, putting money on where free agency will take Dwight Howard would probably be unwise. The free agent center is being courted by a significant portion of the NBA and is weighing offers from the Mavs, the Rockets, the Warriors, the Hawks, and the Lakers. He visits Dallas on Tuesday. The ... More >>
In four NBA Finals' fourth quarters, LeBron James has three baskets. He's been outscored in the final quarters of this series by Dirk Nowitzki, 44-9. In Game 4 he not only scored a playoff career-low 8 points -- first time in 433 games he's been held below 10 -- he let Jason Terry ... More >>
Dirk: Playoff beard10. Think of the Ford Center Oklahoma City Arena as a 'roided Reunion. Basketball here is still fresh and, let's face it, there's nothing else to do. I was at Reunion in the '80s and Sacramento's ARCO Arena with the cowbells in the '00s, and this place is louder. Sa ... More >>
Arcade Fire, Okkervil RiverGexa Energy PavilionApril 30, 2011Better than: any other show you've seen in 2011.All photos by Sara KerensArcade Fire's Win Butler. For more photos, check out the slideshow.More than five years have passed since Arcade Fire last played Dallas -- something of which the ... More >>
A playoff preview? Remember waaaay back when the Mavericks were salivating over somehow catching the Spurs for the best record in the NBA's Western Conference and homecourt advantage throughout the playoffs? Don't look now, but after last night's home loss, the goal is to somehow hold onto ... More >>
If the Mavs don't win tonight, at least J.J. Barea's got this to look forward to.The Dallas Mavericks say tonight's showdown against the Los Angeles Lakers isn't a statement game. The Dallas Mavericks are lying. Beating the Timberwolves, Warriors, Jazz, Suns and -- last night -- the Clippe ... More >>
If only that guy on the left was still a part of this team Over the past decade the Dallas Mavericks have been the NBA's best team at winning games they were supposed to win. In building a legacy of 11 consecutive seasons with 50 wins and playoff appearances, the Mavericks rarely lose aga ... More >>
As promised, Roddy Beaubois did something amazing last night: He made us watch a mid-February Dallas Mavericks game against the lowly Sacramento Kings. And, unless you're expectations were irrationally optimistic, he did not disappoint. In his first NBA game action since last April, the seco ... More >>
Last time we saw Roddy Beaubois, we didn't see nearly enough. After a sporadic rookie season highlighted by a 40-point game against the Golden State Warriors last March, the cat-quick combo guard almost single-handedly rallied the Dallas Mavericks to a win in Game 6 of the NBA Western Conference f ... More >>
Sam MertenRangers manager Ron Washington will step off the field and into a Fort Worth federal courtroom on Thursday.Tuesday's testimony in the Texas Rangers bankruptcy case from the court-appointed chief restructuring officer and one of the lenders revealed four potential competitors to the ... More >>
Danny Bollinger The Untouchable?Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is grumpy. Understandably so. His team has lost 5 of 7 - punctuated by last night's embarrassing 36-point loss in Denver - heading into NBA All-Star Weekend right here in his own backyard. Cuban has apparently scrapped ... More >>
Hey, who's the dork just to the left of Motta's ass? The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York is hallowed ground. The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio is a sacred shrine. The Basketball Hall of Fame is an absolute joke. I realize it's weird timing, seeing tha ... More >>
Roy Tarpley in better days as a Dallas MaverickEvery 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" ... More >>
Danny Bollinger What if he stays hot for four months? Could happen.Look, I can be as jaded as anyone. Cynical. Smartassy. Surly. Down right skeptical. Especially - in case you haven't been paying attention - when it comes to the Dallas Mavericks. But tonight's last night's 93-89 victory in P ... More >>
No joke, the Mavericks should pass on a major trade and allow this nucleus one more shot
A Trinity River vote, the return of the Citizens Council, a corruption case at City Hall. Buzz is confused. Was this 2007 or 1997?
With minimal upgrades and a fragile psyche, this season could stroll off in any ol' direction
Why ransack the MVP's skill when we can simply reboot his psyche?
Caution: Knee jerks hopping off Mavs' bandwagon
Devin Harris learns losing Nellie's favor is easier than regaining it
The Nash-less Mavs try to hang tough and build a winning team from scratch
Plus: Winning is Fun; Ethan Makes a Funny
Antawn Jamison says trade rumors don't bother him--but why is his name in them?
Can the Mavs guard anyone? To find out, John Gonzalez gets offensive with a drunk Don, a focused Finley and a nutty Cuban.
Derek Harper calls the game--and one day, he hopes, the shots--for the Mavs
Tim Hardaway makes a noble last stand for a team that needs him
Things are looking up for the Mavs -- of course, everything's up from the bottom