2011 NBA Champions
President Barack Obama is hailing the Dallas Mavericks at the White House seven months after they beat the Miami Heat in the NBA finals.
President Barack Obama is beginning the week by hosting the NBA world champion Dallas Mavericks at the White House.
First the Dallas Mavericks topped their 11th straight 50-win season with an NBA championship, then the NBA lockout gave the league it’s first work stoppage since the 1998-99 season. But the Mavs are back on the hardwood and next week they celebrate the championship with President Barack Obama.
The Mavericks are getting their White House trip, though Mark Cuban and the NBA disagree on how it was arranged.
An NBA championship can provide fame and fortune. In Mark Cuban’s case it also provides legal ammunition when fighting a lawsuit claiming mismanagement.
Your NBA champs are getting some love on Capitol Hill. Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) sponsored and passed a resolution congratulating the Dallas Mavericks on winning the Finals.
Dallas Mavericks star Brian Cardinal (aka Custodian) stops by to talk with RAGE about winning the NBA Championship and what he would like to have instead of an NBA Championship Ring.
Thousands of Dallas Mavericks fans flooded into downtown Dallas Thursday to celebrate the city’s first sports title in over a decade.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has congratulated Dirk Nowitzki on winning the MVP in the Dallas Mavericks’ NBA finals triumph.
When Don Carter founded the Mavericks in 1980, Dallas was a football town. “Everybody thought we were crazy trying to bring the NBA here” said Carter.