HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 21:  Rajon Rondo #9 of the Dallas Mavericks warms up before Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center on April 21, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Rondo’s Gutless Performance Robs All Mavs

It was two completely different sides of the coin Tuesday night as the Dallas Mavericks lost to the Houston Rockets 111-99.

04/21/2015

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Mark Cuban Grants Early Release For Friday Mavs Game

The NBA Playoffs arrive in Dallas on Friday with the tip coming at an earlier than usual 6 p.m. Need to leave work early? Mark Cuban officially gives you permission to do so.

04/21/2015

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Rockets Beat Mavs 118-108 In Game 1

Seven Rockets scored in double figures in a 118-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1 of their Western Conference series.

04/18/2015

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VOTE: Will Mavs Upset Rockets In First Round?

Our “friends” in Houston at SportsRadio 610 joined Shan & RJ Friday morning to talk Mavs-Rockets ahead of Saturday’s opening round game.

04/17/2015

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5 Questions Ahead Of Mavs-Rockets Series

You would expect there to be a huge divide between the No. 2 and No. 7 seeds in the NBA playoffs. But in the wildly competitive Western Conference, that’s simply not true.

04/16/2015

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Preview: NBA Playoffs 1st-Round Matchups

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter Here is a look at the eight first-round series in the NBA playoffs: EASTERN CONFERENCE No. 1 ATLANTA HAWKS (60-22) vs. No. 8 BROOKLYN NETS (38-44) Season Series: Hawks, 4-0. Atlanta led by […]

04/16/2015

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Mavs-Rockets Rivalry Renewed In Playoffs Matchup

Dallas won its 50th game on Wednesday night for the first time since their title season of 2011. Their reward? The 7-seed and a first round matchup with the in-state Houston Rockets.

04/16/2015

22. Los Angeles Lakers (22-44)

Nash Says Injuries Prepared Him For Retirement

Suffering through three injury-plagued seasons in Los Angeles is not exactly how Steve Nash wanted to end his basketball career. But it helped him with the transition.

04/16/2015

LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the Portland Trail Blazers shoots a jumper against Tyson Chandler #6 of the Dallas Mavericks on April 15, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mavs Top Blazers 114-98, Learn Rockets Will Be Playoff Foe

Tyson Chandler had 22 points and 15 rebounds and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 114-98 on Wednesday night while learning they will play Houston in the first round of the playoffs.

04/15/2015

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Dallas Mavericks Forward Reaching Career Milestone

Charlie Villanueva has spent a decade playing in the NBA, but this weekend the Mavericks forward will reach a career milestone.

CBS 11–04/15/2015

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Mavs Vs. Spurs: A Must For The NBA

The NBA needs the Mavs and Spurs series to go 7.

04/14/2015

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No. 2 Mavs Get Some NBA Playoff Clarity

The Dallas Mavericks outcome in Utah on Monday was muddled. A 109-92 loss for which Dirk, Tyson and Monta didn’t even show up. But now the Mavs’ playoff picture suddenly has a great deal of clarity.

04/14/2015