On this season of The Shark Tank ...Rob Mahoney runs The Two Man game, an ESPN-affiliated Mavericks blog, and occasionally writes about basketball for Unfair Park. Mark Cuban and Donnie Nelson have never exactly run the Mavericks like an ordinary NBA franchise. They drafted a gangly German k ... More >>
The Mavs can play better than they did in Game 1 of the NBA's Western Conference Finals. For the first time in the playoffs they allowed 100 points, 112 to be exact. The Thunder grabbed 11 offensive rebounds and, according to Mavs' coach Rick Carlisle, corralled 13 of the game's 20 loose bal ... More >>
10. Dirk Nowitzki was obviously unstoppable with 48 points and an NBA playoff-record 24 of 24 free throws, but the Mavs were stagnant and stale offensively until J.J. Barea entered the game in the second quarter. As Thunder coach Scotty Brooks said afterward, "He's a handful." I'm stil ... More >>
His critics wouldn't call him soft, but his teammates would still lead the Mavs to another early exit.
Dear San Antonio Spurs,Eff you.Sincerely,Dallas Mavericks With a chance to beat the reeling Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday night and go a long way toward securing the No. 2 seed in the NBA's Western Conference Playoffs for the Mavericks, the Spurs decided to rest stars Tony Parker, Manu Gino ... More >>
If the Mavs don't win tonight, at least J.J. Barea's got this to look forward to.The Dallas Mavericks say tonight's showdown against the Los Angeles Lakers isn't a statement game. The Dallas Mavericks are lying. Beating the Timberwolves, Warriors, Jazz, Suns and -- last night -- the Clippe ... More >>
If only that guy on the left was still a part of this team Over the past decade the Dallas Mavericks have been the NBA's best team at winning games they were supposed to win. In building a legacy of 11 consecutive seasons with 50 wins and playoff appearances, the Mavericks rarely lose aga ... More >>
I know the big news over the weekend for the Dallas Mavericks was another home loss to another potential playoff opponent - this time to the San Antonio Spurs - but the fine print after last night's blowout of the lowly Golden State Warriors was a clinched playoff spot. Some of you say ho-hu ... More >>
Stolen from the Bobcats in deal for Matt Carroll, Eduardo Najera and effin' Erick Dampier, Tyson Chandler's a big reason why Dallas is off to such a great start.The Mavericks continued to prove that they're indeed the best team in the league as they improved their road record to a franchise-best ... More >>
No, this isn't Tim Thomas.He wasn't exactly invited to any summer summits at Dwyane Wade's house. And he wasn't even atop the Dallas Mavericks' wish list. But the signing of forward Tim Thomas is, quietly, a big, good deal for the Mavs. Why? Because Thomas can shoot. From distance. No, he' ... More >>
NBA.comDuring his 1996 introductory press conference at Reunion Arena in which he bought the Dallas Mavericks from founding father Don Carter, Ross Perot Jr. offered a simple, serious question: "How many players are on the court?" And that, my friends, is all you need to know about th ... 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 >>
The following is a prime example of my curse here on Earth. A fleeting thought sprouts into a mild observation, only to bloom into a thesis that eventually flourishes into a blog item with sports branches. My apologies ... Got a text the other day, the salutation of which was LOL ... More >>
Sad - and surprising - that your Dallas Mavericks are reduced to trying to hold on to 8th place in the Western Conference over their final nine games over two weeks. But with that gut-gouging home loss to the Denver Nuggets last Friday night, I think they fumbled away any realistic chance of mo ... More >>
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 s ... More >>
No joke, the Mavericks should pass on a major trade and allow this nucleus one more shot
This summer Dirk Nowitzki went down under to find himself. Can he now lead the Mavs to the promised land?
Thanks to the Mavericks, welcome to football season
...And great basketball
Caution: Knee jerks hopping off Mavs' bandwagon
With Terrell Owens, which comes first--the Super Bowl ring or the explosion?
Can Dampier finally fill Mavs' middle?
Jason Terry steps in and steps it up
The Nash-less Mavs try to hang tough and build a winning team from scratch
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has reason to shout-his money and enthusiasm are resurrecting a dead team
Six years after coaching a wretched Mavs team, Gar Heard finally gets back in the game
When you're out of options, look no further than the USBL
How much longer must we suffer the woeful Mavericks? Well, that's too long
March 4 - 10, 1999
When Mark Aguirre left the Dallas Mavericks a decade ago, he became the fall guy for the team's decline. Now he's back, dealing with his ghosts and trying to help the franchise regain its former glory.
Ross Perot Jr. owns the Dallas Mavericks, but--for better or worse--it's Don Nelson's team
Getting Don Nelson to coach the Mavericks is good for basketball--and business