Nick Van Exel

  • Calendar

    June 27, 2013
  • 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 28, 2011

    Those Same Old Mav-Wrecks

    Another humiliating collapse has even the most loyal Mavs fans bailing before the inevitable crash and burn.

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Crime & Punishment & News & Notes

    Bradley Eyo, who was killed last weekend​Some grim news with which to close out the year, almost ...The day after Christmas, Bradley Eyo was found shot to death on Barnes Bridge Road near Lake Ray Hubbard. But Dallas homicide detective and Garland police discovered during their investigation that ... More >>

  • News

    May 7, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    Pacman Jones Lands Radio Show with The Ticket's Bob and Dan

       Okay, not really. But we can dream, right?      Because if Pacman Jones did get his own show with The Ticket's informative and entertaining Bob Sturm and Dan McDowell, the corrupt Cowboy returning to practice at Valley Ranch today would mysteriously fall on hard times and ... More >>

  • News

    February 15, 2007

    I Love Josh Howard

    ...And great basketball

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2006

    A "BaD" Curse Gets Worse If you see Dan McDowell, left, and Bob Sturm coming, run the other way. Drew Bledsoe didn't; look what happened to him. Fonzie, yer next. According to popularity polls, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and totally illogical thinking, Tony Romo will today be officially named the Dallas ... More >>

  • 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

  • News

    October 7, 2004

    Time Warp

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

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    'Boys Gone Wild

    And other tall tales of 2003

  • News

    December 18, 2003

    Bad Rap

    When it comes to Danny Fortson, don't believe everything you hear

  • News

    November 13, 2003

    Delk Does Dallas

    Or, how a spare became a starter

  • News

    October 23, 2003

    Mr. Nice Guy

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

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Finish to a Season (Almost)

    The Mavs get to, and lose, the Western Conference Finals

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Quote

    Mark Cuban comments on Nick's nutsack

  • News

    June 19, 2003

    Miracle Grow

    Plus: Shout Out of the Week...; Needless Things

  • News

    June 5, 2003

    House of Cards

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

  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    Support Group

    Music coalition members are there for each other

  • News

    May 22, 2003

    Hot in Here

    Deep in the playoffs, Cuban keeps the heat on Nellie

  • News

    May 15, 2003

    The Nick of Time

    This is Van Exel's team now, and his town, too

  • News

    April 3, 2003

    War Torn

    Or, how CNN has made this column more irrelevant than usual

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Battle of Midway

    With half the season gone, are these Mavs good enough to win a title?

  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Wiz Kid

    Walt Williams is the best-kept secret on the NBA's best team

  • News

    November 21, 2002

    Point Forward

    The Mavs need bench help, so who they gonna call? A short old man, of course.

  • News

    November 7, 2002

    Side Lines

    Scouting out the Mavs' playoff chances

  • News

    November 7, 2002

    The Defense Rests

    Can the Mavs guard anyone? To find out, John Gonzalez gets offensive with a drunk Don, a focused Finley and a nutty Cuban.

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    She Got Game?

    Rose Farley is 5-foot-2, 110 pounds. If she makes the all-new Dallas Diamonds professional women's football team, she's gonna take some suckas out.

  • Music

    May 28, 1998

    He got game

    The animal logic of Keyboard Money Mark's new Push the Buttons