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Rolando Blackman

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    That Time New Maverick Renaldo Balkman Choked His Own Teammate

    A couple of weeks ago, the Dallas Mavericks announced the signing of 6-8 forward Renaldo Balkman. Other than the name, which bears an uncanny resemblance to that of former Mavs star Rolando Blackman, news that the team had signed a guy who averaged 4 points a game over a handful of NBA seasons befor ... More >>

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    March 20, 2013

    A Former Cowboy is Suing Mavs Great Rolando Blackman Over Alleged African Gold Scam

    After leaving the Mavericks as the club's all-time leading scorer, pre-Dirk of course, Rolando Blackman has bounced around a bit. He spent a couple of seasons with the Knicks and a couple more playing in Europe before finally retiring to the sidelines. Some of those sidelines were at the American Ai ... More >>

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    March 29, 2012
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    August 16, 2011

    NBA TV to Fill Time With '80s Mavs Roundtable

    What you see above is the second part of a Dallas Mavericks history-of posted on RetroMavs, the team's official throwback site, only yesterday. Hunh. Don't recall Reunion Arena ever being that empty ... but I also don't recall Ollie Mack possessing "NBA-class moves." Anyway. That reminds me: In abou ... More >>

  • News

    June 30, 2011

    The 2011 Mavs Vs. the '88 Version, In a Battle of Smooth Vs. Smothering

    The Mavs are NBA champions, but are they the best team in franchise history?

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    The Best Team in Mavericks' History: '88 vs. '11

    ​While contemplating defensive coordinator Dwane Casey's departure to be the Toronto Raptors' head coach and whom they should take with the 26th pick in Thursday's NBA Draft, a couple more Mavs-related items buzzed through my brain this week. 1. Who from the championship team s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    The Top 10 Wins in the History of Your Dallas Mavericks

    ​With any luck we'll be re-writing this list in the coming week. But for now, last night's pulsating win at American Airlines Center certainly is among the best in Dallas Mavericks franchise history: 10.  6.2.88 -- Mavs 105, Lakers 103: Led by Sixth Man of the Year Roy Tarpley's 20-point ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Is It Too Loud in the AAC? What?

    Flickr user CameliaTWU​This is how loud Mavs playoffs games were at Reunion Arena. And this is how regular season games sound at the American Airlines Center, where, writes The New York Times's Alan Schwartz, "it is hard to tell if the Mavericks' favorite machine during these playoffs is Dirk Nowi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Mavs Miracle: Red River Rally vs. Moody Madness

    ​As the Mavs prepare for tonight's Game 5 clincher at American Airlines Center, a cardiac comparison: Down 15 with 5:06 to play. On the road. Game 4 of the 2011 Western Conference Finals. Or down 6, 1:47 to play. At home (sorta). Game 5 in the first round of the 1984 NBA Playoffs. The Red R ... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Tractor's Death An Eye-Opener: To Mavs Fans and a Former Mav Star

    While we anxiously await the Mavs' NBA Western Conference Final opponent -- looks like the Thunder -- a couple of matters that get, well, right to the heart of the matter. Was talking to Mark Aguirre last week in the wake of his recent health scare. Aguirre, the first overall pick i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Whitt's End: 4.29.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Most surprising thing about Cowboys first-round draft pick Tyron Smith? According to scout Walter Juliff, he's related to a former Cowboy with the same last name. Goes by the nam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    The Mavericks Need to Sign Dirk Nowitzki and ...

    Joe Johnson​The Dallas Mavericks will re-sign Dirk Nowitzki. General manager Donnie Nelson is flying to Germany as we speak to make sure of it, with a plan to be on Dirk's doorstep at 11:01 tonight when NBA free agency commences. But a couple of developments have me thinking that might be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Yes, Another Film Festival: The USA Film Festival Releases Line-Up and Schedule

    Colin Farrell and Alicja Bachleda in Neil Jordan's Ondine, which is playing the USA Film Festival April 30​The Dallas International Film Festival wraps up Sunday. But tomorrow morning, tickets for the USA Film Festival will go on sale via Ticketmaster, according to the fest's publicist in the rele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Tony Romo Can't Sing. But, Boy, Does He Have Company.

    Remember this the next time you criticize Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo for playing too much golf. He could be singing. But is Romo the worst of the bunch? Dirk Nowitzki's pretty bad. Jerry Jones is in leather. It's all entertainingly horrible. This Who's Who of Metroplex star power karaoke ... More >>

  • News

    February 18, 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 >>

  • News

    April 23, 2009

    Mavs Have an Old Deamon to Exorcise

    The Mavs better find a way to exorcise their old demon after suffering a Game 2 playoff loss against the Spurs

  • News

    April 16, 2009
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    November 6, 2008

    All is Forgiven, Michael Finley

    Ah, the good ol' days? He played hard every night. Some nights – the 1-of-17 pratfall in Game 5 of the 2001 playoffs in San Antonio comes to mind – not too well, but always hard. And, with just a pinch of revisionist history turning all those fadeaway jumpers into aggressive drives to the ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    Sad, Stale Leftovers From Rockets 112, Mavs 102

    Josh Howard and the All-Star gala were fantastic. Rest of the night? Bum-mer. Web Ed Patrick Michels has the facts and photos from last night’s big NBA 2010 All-Star Game announcement shindig. Leaves it up to me, I guess, just to fill in some blanks: *For some reason, seeing Mark Cuban ... 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?

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2007

    C'mon, But What About Rodney McCray? Or Fat Lever? Or Alex English?

    At first glance, it's cool that a former Dallas Maverick is up for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. What's that I say? Don't tell me you forgot that Adrian Dantley played a whopping 76 games here after the trading of Mark Aguirre in 1989. Well, he did. But even if he's selected among a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2007

    Once Upon A Time...

    We always felt bad for then-Mavs coach Gar Heard, who deserved better than to coach an 11-win team--and get replaced by Quinn Buckner. In you case you were too distraught over Drew Bledsoe's departure or the current bad karma of Mercury to notice, your Dallas Mavericks won their 14th consecutive ga ... More >>

  • News

    June 29, 2006

    Helping the Healing

    Nothing like a little hardball to help the Mavs forget

  • News

    June 1, 2006

    Proud Papa

    Founding father may finally see Mavs baby grow up a champ

  • Calendar

    January 15, 2004

    Kidding Around

    Mavs avoid the Nets gain

  • Calendar

    October 30, 2003

    All Net

    The Mavs gets Jazzed

  • News

    June 26, 2003

    Final Score

    Plus: Dumb Muggles; Tom U.

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    Off the Mark

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

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Big D

    Raja Bell plays defense like most of his Mav teammates play offense

  • News

    November 1, 2001

    Back to the Future

    For Dirk, Don and the Mavs to compete with the Lakers, they'll have to look to an unlikely source for inspiration: the late-'80s teams of Mark Aguirre and Dick Motta

  • News

    August 20, 1998

    Rebound

    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.

  • Culture

    December 4, 1997

    Foul trouble

    The Mavericks are losing games--and faith in head coach Jim Cleamons

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