Coulda been KobeDetermining the best Mavs' pick of all-time is simple: Dirk Nowitzki.
You know the story. In 1998 then-general manager Don Nelson took the giant German in a draft-day switcheroo with the Milwaukee Bucks for the late, not-so-great Robert "Tractor" Trayor.
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Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:
*In 31 years of basketball, the Dallas Mavericks have won a combined (regular season and playoffs) 1,349 games. One more in Miami either Sunday or Tuesday and they are NBA Champions.
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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 >>
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.
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Buzz Bissinger is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. His Friday Night Lights captured high-school football in Texas, spawned a network TV series and afforded him writing immortality.
Buzz Bissinger is also an idiot. At least when it comes to the NBA.
His "White Men Can't Root" column for ... More >>
For all of those who suffered through losing seasons in this joint ... here's to us!10. Antlers > Rays. Ironic that the Rangers - who for years and decades floundered playing feast-or-famine baseball founded on the home run - scored their first three runs via speed. Think about it, the ... More >>
Still blown away by the surreal scene at Sunday's NBA All-Star Game.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says the NBA will come back some day and Mavs owner Mark Cuban says he's pondering holding a game - even a playoff game - out in Arlington.
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.