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Michael Finley

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Mavs in the West Finals: We've Done This Before

    ​The Mavericks haven't lost an NBA Western Conference Finals series in five years. Of course we all know what happened Dallas advanced this far -- in the 2006 NBA Finals. The come-from-ahead loss to the Heat sent the franchise into a pyschological spiral from which it is just n ... More >>

  • News

    April 21, 2011

    What If Dirk Nowitzki Weren't White?

    His critics wouldn't call him soft, but his teammates would still lead the Mavs to another early exit.

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    February 17, 2011
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    July 1, 2010
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    August 25, 2009

    Dallas' Fantasy Roster

    No. 12 in your football program ... No. 12 on our fantasy roster.​When I say No. 22, who comes to mind? Do you immediately think of the Dallas Cowboys' all-time best runner? Or their all-time best rusher? Or perhaps instead the second-leading all-time scorer in the history of the Dallas Mav ... More >>

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    May 7, 2009
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    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 16, 2009

    The Most Underrated Rivalry in Sports: Act IV

    A Dallas Mavericks' season that had more than its share of ups and downs and ups and downs enters the playoffs on a peak. Thank you - of all people - Michael Finley. The former Maverick's overtime-forcing 3-pointer allowed the San Antonio Spurs to beat the New Orleans Hornet ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009
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    November 10, 2008

    Mav. Wrecks.

    No, no Avery. The Mavs are 2-4, not 1-4. Nice try. Wanna know how crappy the Dallas Mavericks were yesterday afternoon against the previously winless Clippers. This about sums it up: “We just couldn't get stops,” said Jason Kidd, “and we couldn't make any shots at the other end.” ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2008

    The Great Digit Debate

    Just which local players have earned the right to be eternally identified with their uniform numbers?

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    August 21, 2008

    What a Drag

    Not long ago a rising All-Star, Josh Howard is suddenly regressing professionally and personally

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2008

    Former Maverick Close to Coaching Phoenix Suns. No, Not That One.

    'Scuse me, Avery. I believe that's my chair. With TNT analyst Doug Collins apparently the Chicago Bulls’ choice and former Mavericks player Elston Turner jumping to the front of the line in the Phoenix Suns’ search, it’s looking more and more like Avery Johnson will have to slum it next y ... More >>

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    May 8, 2008
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    April 24, 2008

    It's Time for Mavericks Coach Avery Johnson to Deliver

    If the team continues to erode, the coach must go

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2008

    The Second Comings? (Applause.)

    Do you really wanna see Jason Kidd as a Maverick again? Depends on what Dallas has to give up, doesn't it? While one familiar face is departing, two more may be returning. President Bush delivered his seventh and final State of the Union last night, prompting interruptions for applause a ridiculous ... More >>

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    November 22, 2007

    Crocodile Nowitzki

    This summer Dirk Nowitzki went down under to find himself. Can he now lead the Mavs to the promised land?

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    September 6, 2007

    Ellis Island

    Cowboys veteran tries to escape the tired, poor, hungry, huddled masses

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    June 15, 2006

    Assist, Nellie

    Transformation started by Mavs' Godfather finally finished

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2006

    Seventh Heaven

    As a player, Avery Johnson spurred the Mavs to win their Game 7 semifinal against the Kings in 2003. Can he do it as the team's head coach tonight? On May 17, 2003, the Dallas Mavericks were about to host the Sacramento Kings in Game 7 of the NBA's Western Conference Semifinals. In their American Ai ... More >>

  • News

    May 11, 2006

    Us vs. Us

    Hated Spurs have beloved Dallas roots

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    September 8, 2005

    Drew Drive

    Cowboys quarterback of the future closer to being out on the street

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    February 17, 2005

    Making the Point

    Jason Terry steps in and steps it up

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    January 27, 2005

    The Understudy

    Avery Johnson will make a fine coach someday, but why today?

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    October 7, 2004

    Time Warp

    For the Mavs, the faces change, but the song remains the same

  • Calendar

    June 24, 2004
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    April 8, 2004

    Moody Mavs

    For a team headed to the playoffs, Nellie's group is a schizo bunch

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    February 26, 2004

    Favorite Mistake

    Other teams screwed up by not taking Josh Howard, which helps the Mavs

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    January 29, 2004

    Gettin' Screwed

    Antawn Jamison says trade rumors don't bother him--but why is his name in them?

  • News

    November 13, 2003

    Delk Does Dallas

    Or, how a spare became a starter

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    October 23, 2003

    Mr. Nice Guy

    Is Antawn Jamison too big a sweetheart to make the Mavs tough enough?

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2003
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    June 5, 2003

    House of Cards

    The Mavs fell, but does that mean they're not playing with a full deck?

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    Off the Mark

    As with the Shawn Bradley contract, Mark Cuban got screwed in this deal

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    November 7, 2002

    Side Lines

    Scouting out the Mavs' playoff chances

  • News

    August 29, 2002

    Bring It On

    Plus: Sack of Kittens, Who the Hell Are You?, What's in a Name?

  • Culture

    August 30, 2001

    Crossover Dreams

    Tim Hardaway makes a noble last stand for a team that needs him

  • Culture

    November 30, 2000

    Lion Feed

    The Mavs' resident Christian prays for more playing time

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Hope and Glory

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has reason to shout-his money and enthusiasm are resurrecting a dead team

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    September 2, 1999

    Unsporting

    Not even God provided for the unpaid employees of a Christianity-based marketing firm

  • Culture

    July 29, 1999

    Belo's sure got balls

    The News now co-owns the Mavericks, but at what price?

  • Culture

    April 1, 1999

    Boo ball

    How much longer must we suffer the woeful Mavericks? Well, that's too long

  • Calendar

    March 4, 1999

    Night & Day

    March 4 - 10, 1999

  • Culture

    February 4, 1999

    Net gain

    Things are looking up for the Mavs -- of course, everything's up from the bottom

  • Culture

    December 31, 1998

    Anywhere but here

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

  • Calendar

    December 3, 1998

    NIGHT & DAY,

    1998 December 3-9

  • Calendar

    April 9, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 9 - 15, 1998

  • Culture

    January 22, 1998

    Who's the boss?

    Ross Perot Jr. owns the Dallas Mavericks, but--for better or worse--it's Don Nelson's team

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    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

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