NBA

Latest DFW NBA

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in the NBA, looks on during a tribute during halftime of the Cleveland Cavaliers game against the Washington Wizards on January 23, 2008 at The Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (credit: David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Earl Lloyd, First Black NBA Player, Dies At 86

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86.

20 hours ago

Paul Millsap of the Atlanta Hawks shoots against Bernard James and Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks at Philips Arena on February 25, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Short-Handed Mavs Fall To Hawks 104-87

The Hawks took the lead with a 13-0 run in the third quarter and went on to a 104-87 win Wednesday night over Dallas, who was without suspended guard Rajon Rondo.

02/26/2015

Rajon Rondo sits on the bench during play against the Toronto Raptors  (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Mavs Suspend Rajon Rondo For One Game

The Dallas Mavericks announced Wednesday they have suspended guard Rajon Rondo one game for conduct detrimental to the team.

02/25/2015

Rajon Rondo sits on the bench during play against the Toronto Raptors  (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Ellis & Dirk Pace Mavs Past Raptors 99-92

The Mavericks rallied to beat the Raptors by a score of 99-92 on Tuesday night, but Rajon Rondo and coach Rick Carlisle exchanged heated words during a third-quarter timeout.

02/25/2015

Dallas Mavericks v San Antonio Spurs - Game Five

New NBA Playoff Format Could Be Exciting

One idea that has been floated around the NBA — and will likely one day happen, somehow — is for the best 16 teams to make the playoffs, regardless of their conference.

02/23/2015