Photos by Patrick MichelsDirk Nowitzki welcomes the first fan in line to buy her ticket to next month's All-Star Jam Session.As if to underscore the fact that he's a guy who can do it all for the team, Dirk Nowitzki took a seat in the American Airlines Center ticket booth this afternoon to sell t ... More >>
Love him or not, gotta have him back. Right?So, the Mavs made a big deal yet? Well, GM Donnie Nelson promised a "very active summer," so let's hop to it. Actually, though NBA free agency is just hatching, Dallas may be already making progress. That is, if you consider re-signing Jason Kidd pr ... More >>
So DJ Mbenga and Josh Powell will have a ring but Dirk Nowitzki won't. Yeah, that seems fair.The only drama: When his Orlando Magic are dismantled by the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals, will Dwight Howard shake hands or pull a LeBrat James? We all wanted Kobe vs. LeBron. Instead, s ... More >>
A Friend of Unfair Park noticed this note at the end of ESPN.com's recap of last night's Mavs-Warriors recap:Movie director Spike Lee, a noted Knicks fan, sat courtside with Mavs owner Mark Cuban. Lee is in town for a film festival.Can only think of one, but so far no confirmation from AFI Dallas fo ... 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 >>
Tonight's the next chapter in one of sports' best rivalries. That's right, I said best.To be a true sports rivalry - more than just a plethora of games between teams in close proximity (see Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals) - the meetings between opponents must: *Take place at a ... More >>
Welcome to Mavs' fans' nightmare.Sorry I'm a little late this morning. Been glued to one of the greatest, longest tennis matches ever. The Fernando Verdasco-Rafael Nadal Australian Open semifinal that started at 2:30 a.m. our time just ended. In other news ... Devin Harris is an NBA All- ... More >>
Let's don't call Laura Miller and her parade plans just yet, but the Mavericks may have found something. A luxury they haven't enjoyed since, oh, forever. Or at least since Roy Tarpley. A mobile, athletic big man. It was - who else? - Dirk Nowitizki's calm, fadeaway 18-footer that beat the Phi ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week - even the end of the year - welcome to Whitt's End: *Hold your horses if you thought tonight's concert by Russ Martin and his band at Joe Avezzano's joint up in Frisco was going to A) turn into a bashfest o ... More >>
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