Still the best?No, but he's close. Not that the Washington Wizard-turned-Maverick hasn't played impressively in his first four games in Dallas (10.8 points, 8.8 rebounds), but it says more about our sad history than his play, doesn't it? Haywood, part of last week's trade that sent J ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I'm setting the over/under on Tiger Woods saying the word "sorry" in this morning's sanitized statement at 4.5, and I'm taking the under. I'll also be shocked if he cries. At some point he will, b ... More >>
Mattie StaffordAlonzo Mourning lines up a shot. For a whole slideshow from this event, click here.Zo & Magic's 8-Ball ChallengeCentennial Building in Fair ParkThe red carpet walks kicked off at 7.30 p.m., with Mourning's appearance leading the way. Early attendees were held in a "reception ar ... More >>
One of the two parking-garage exits here at Unfair Park HQ's frozen over; explains why the office is now holiday empty. But before I quit it, a few items of interest to keep you warm:USA Today profiles NBA All-Star Weekend co-host Mark Cuban, who's, like, mellowed in recent years; hence his burge ... More >>
Are the Mavs lucky or just dang good?Mavericks 108, Bucks 107 last night. Partly thanks to coach Rick Carlisle's meticulous end-game sets, and sometimes because they've just been lucky, the Mavs have won 10 consecutive one-point games. The feat ties the NBA record set by the St. Louis Hawk ... More >>
The Cowboys won't be in Miami for Super Bowl XLIV February 7, but Dallas will be represented all over South Beach in the form of the latest and greatest in safe, sassy transportation - VAULT. I saw this thing - it's like a giant combo limousine/Hummer/armored truck - pull up to a D ... More >>
Danny Bollinger Dirk scored two points in his first game back in '99. In '10 he scored his 20,000th point.When we last left your Dallas Mavericks - this is Cowboys' country, right? - they were opening the NBA season with a humbling 11-point loss to the Washington Wizards. Tonight they tra ... More >>
After the jump you'll find a video invite just posted to Vimeo in which you're invited to the Fashion Industry Gallery on Ross Avenue February 13 for a shindig being billed as "Dallas Dynasty 2010: Flash to the Future," which will be "hosted" by the Miami Heat guard. It's but one of two wingdings ... More >>
Actually, it's not confounding defeats to the Memphis Grizzlies and Atlanta Hawks that has Cuban peeved, but more so tonight's American Airlines Center invasion by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). (This is, after all, a blog named after an old rasslin' barn.) Cuban, never one to turn ... More >>
Maybe the sweet new baby blues are lucky?After attending last Tuesday's sluggish opener at American Airlines Center, I didn't exactly think the Dallas Mavericks were a hideous outfit that would miss the playoffs. But I certainly didn't see them beating the Los Angeles Lakers. Maybe: 1) The ... More >>
10. There was some good news out of the Dallas Mavericks' hideous 102-91 loss to the Washington Wizards last night at American Airlines Center. Bruce Hornsby - a long-time buddy of head coach Rick Carlisle - played a stirring National Anthem on the piano. (But, dude, he has the limpest/wimpi ... 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 >>
Not saying Dirk and the Mavs are sitting pretty. But they have a chance.About a month ago in this cover story Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told me his team didn't fear a first-round NBA Playoff matchup with the Los Angeles Lakers. "The Lakers don't intimidate us at all," Cuban maintains ... More >>
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