J.J. Barea of the Dallas Mavericks handles the ball against the Utah Jazz on February 11, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images)

Barea Leads Mavs In 87-82 Win Over Jazz

J.J. Barea scored 15 of his 22 points in the third quarter, and the Mavericks went into the NBA All-Star break by holding on for an 87-82 win against the Jazz on Wednesday.


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Dirk Gets Last-Minute NBA All-Star Nod

Dirk Nowitzki will replace Anthony Davis at the NBA All-Star Game, giving him his 13th appearance for a franchise that doesn’t have another player with more than four.


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Mavs Sign Former Backup Center Bernard James

The Dallas Mavericks have signed center Bernard James to a 10-day contract with Tyson Chandler out for at least the final game before the All-Star break.


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Mavs Crossing Fingers On Injuries To Chandler, Ellis, Rondo

Tyson Chandler is out for the last game before the All-Star break, and Monta Ellis probably won’t play either.


Devin Harris of the Dallas Mavericks takes a shot against DeAndre Jordan of the Los Angeles Clippers at the American Airlines Center on February 9, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Chandler & Ellis Hurt As Clippers Beat Mavs

DeAndre Jordan had 22 points, and Los Angeles beat Dallas by a score of 115-98 on Monday after the Mavs lost Tyson Chandler and Monta Ellis to injuries in the first 4 minutes.


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Longer NBA All-Star Break Presents Challenges

The NBA’s elite will flock to New York this week, culminating with a marquee game at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night. And, unlike in past years, everybody might actually be able to unwind.


Monta Ellis of the Dallas Mavericks goes up for a shot against the Sacramento Kings on February 5, 2015 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ellis Leads Mavericks Past Kings 101-78

Monta Ellis had 21 points and six assists to lead the Mavericks, minus Dirk Nowitzki and Rajon Rondo, to a 101-78 victory over the Kings on Thursday night in Sacramento.


Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors shoots during a game against the Dallas Mavericks at Oracle Arena on February 4, 2015 in Oakland, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Rally To Stun Mavs 128-114

Stephen Curry finished with a season-high 51 points, capping an effort that rallied the Warriors from a 22-point deficit to down the Mavs by a score of 128-114 on Wednesday.


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NBA All-Star Rosters Could Expand In Future

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday night that the league will look at possibly expanding All-Star Game rosters and the way players are selected in future years.


J.J. Barea of the Dallas Mavericks drives against Mo Williams of the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 2, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mavs Top Wolves 100-94 Without Rondo

J.J. Barea had 10 points while starting in Rajon Rondo’s place, helping the Mavs get a 100-94 win over Minnesota, which had Ricky Rubio back for the first time in nearly three months.


Rajon Rondo #9 of the Dallas Mavericks  (credit: Isaac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mavericks Will Be Without Rondo For At Least 3 Games

Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo will miss at least three games after breaking the orbital bone of his left eye and fracturing his nose.


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Injured Rondo Not Traveling Out West With Mavs

Mavs point guard Rajon Rondo will not travel with the team after suffering an orbital fracture to his left eye as well as a nasal fracture