2006 NBA finals

Dallas Mavericks v Miami Heat - Game Two

The Finals Return To Dallas For First Time Since 2006

When the Dallas Mavericks last played an NBA finals game at home five years ago, the only current players on that roster were Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry.


Oklahoma City Thunder v Dallas Mavericks - Game Two

Haywood Will Not Play In Game 3, Mavs Say

The Dallas Mavericks say backup center Brendan Haywood is a “game-time decision” for Sunday night’s Game 3 of the NBA finals against the Miami Heat.


Dallas Mavericks v Los Angeles Lakers - Game Two

Mark Cuban’s Quiet Time Goes On, To Mavs’ Delight

Regardless of how the NBA finals turn out, Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki will emerge with an improved reputation.


Oklahoma City Thunder v Dallas Mavericks - Game Five

No Plans For Mavs Parade Yet, But Safety Preps Likely

The Dallas Mavericks win over Oklahoma City put the club into the NBA Finals for the first time since 2006. While some fans want a rematch with the Miami Heat, most don’t want a replay of the outcome (which Miami won) or of the controversy over a victory parade plan that was never put into operation.


Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Terry celebrates after winning against the Portland Trailblazers and extending the series lead to 2-0. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Dallas Mavericks Head To Portland Up 2-0 In Series

Peja Stojakovic tied his career playoff best with five 3-pointers and had 21 points, and Jason Kidd continued showing off a surprising scoring touch with 18 points, powering the Dallas Mavericks to a 101-89 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.