Subject:

J.R. Smith

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    At the NBA Trade Deadline, Mavs are All Good. No ... Thanks?

    ‚ÄčI don't expect a Dallas Mavericks' deal before this afternoon's 2 o'clock NBA trade deadline. Couple of reasons. First and foremost, the Mavs are 41-16 after last night's thumping of the short-handed Utah Jazz and have won 14 of 15 since Dirk Nowitzki's sprained knee healed. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Mavericks-Nuggets: A Requiem in 5 Predictable Parts

    No Jason Terry. No Gatorade dump. Hindsight, they say, is 20/20. Sometimes, unfortunately, so is foresight. On Friday, May 1 I picked the Denver Nuggets to eliminate the Dallas Mavericks in five games. Last night it came to pass, in the form of Nuggets 124, Mavs 110. Dirk Nowitzki was as grit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Nowitzkis 119, Carmelos 117

    Better late than never, a happy tune.Now that, my friends, was a basketball game. A playoff basketball game, with everything on it. Delicious. Considering they still won't win this series, the Mavericks had every reason to fold. And after the week he's had, Dirk Nowitzki had every reason ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Thuggets 1, Mavwimps 0

    With his team trailing only 90-82 and eight minutes remaining in Sunday's Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference semifinals against the Denver Nuggets, Dallas Mavericks' point guard Jason Kidd sailed a cross-court pass for ... nobody? Lisa Salters? John Elway? Who knows? The ball whis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Dallas v. Denver: Nuggets in 5

    I sincerely hope I'm wrong about this, but I have a feeling we're all about to get really pissed. Watching the most athletic - and by far the most animated and arrogant - team in the NBA knock the Dallas Mavericks out of the playoffs could be very painful. Get out your hate hats, Game ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Mavs-Spurs Game 5 Preview: Uh-Oh

    *Unless Mark Cuban smears Swine Flu on Tony Parker, I'm afraid the desperate and prideful San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks tonight, forcing a Game 6 Friday night at American Airlines Center. Why? Because home teams down 3-1 always win Game 5. Because Greg Popovich has won 75 percent of hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    NBA Fines Mark Cuban $25,000. Why Bother?

    The NBA is a bunch of nit-twitts. Over the weekend the league fined Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $25,000 for his "criticism" of officials via Twitter, the real-time social network that allows schmucks like you and me to be flies on the walls of the rich, famous and exhibitionistic. Or to simply ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2009

    Not Tweet: Mark Cuban's Collecting $25,000 NBA Fines 140 Characters at a Time.

    Earlier today, the National Basketball Association lifted $25,000 from Mark Cuban's pocket for comments Twittered after Friday night's game against the Denver Nuggets. Tweeted the Dallas Mavericks' owner, "how do they not call a tech on JR Smith for coming off the bench to taunt our player on the gr ... More >>

  • News

    January 22, 2009

    Meddling Maverick

    Mark Cuban aims his hands-on approach at Dallas' downtrodden southern sector.

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Mav. Wrecks.

    Four straight losses. Four spots dropped in the standings. A four-game, East Coast road trip looming that ends at Detroit and Boston. Mark Cuban even lost his request for Denver's J.R. Smith to be disciplined by the league for throwing an elbow at Antoine Wright. In short, not a good week for your D ... More >>

  • News

    August 21, 2008

    Weight of Evidence

    Police detective alleges discrimination and cronyism pushed him out of elite unit

  • News

    April 29, 2004

    He Wants to be a Millionaire

    So why did LaMarcus Aldridge put off NBA riches?

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