Dirk Nowitzki

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Cuban Says Durant Has ‘Backed Off’ 1-On-1 Challenge

Mark Cuban accepted Kevin Durant’s challenge to play 1-on-1 for a spot in the NBA All Star game. The Mavs owner says the reigning MVP has “backed off” and is unwilling to play.

02/12/2015

2012 NBA All-Star Game

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.

02/12/2015

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Late Call Lifts Pelicans Over Mavs 109-106

Monta Ellis scored 36 points, giving Dallas a 106-105 lead with a running scoop with 12.3 seconds left. But Anthony Davis hit two free throws in the final seconds and had a pivotal steal.

01/26/2015

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Dirk Leads Mavericks Past Grizzlies 103-95

When the Memphis Grizzlies went ahead with four minutes left, it was time for Dirk Nowitzki to take over. Nowitzki scored 21 points, including the last eight for Dallas in the final two minutes, to lead the Mavericks past the Grizzlies 103-95.

01/19/2015

Dallas Mavericks v Brooklyn Nets

Dirk Moves Up NBA Scoring List As Mavs Beat Nets In OT

Nowitzki made a clinching 3-pointer in overtime that moved him into seventh place on the NBA’s career scoring list, and the Mavericks beat the Brooklyn Nets 96-88 in overtime.

01/06/2015

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Ellis Scores 20 As Mavs Beat Cavs 109-90

Monta Ellis scored 20 points and the Mavericks won their fifth straight, a 109-90 victory over the Cavaliers, who again played without LeBron James.

01/04/2015

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DFW’s Biggest Sports Stories Of 2014

2014 was a record-setting year in North Texas. From the Final Four to Ron Washington’s resignation to DeMarco’s success, we recap the year in sports.

12/30/2014

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Mavs Rally Past Thunder Behind Nowitzki’s 30

Nowitzki matched his season high with 30 points, including 10 in the final 5 minutes, Chandler Parsons added 26 and the Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 Sunday night.

12/29/2014

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Mavs Look To Bounce Back Vs Visiting Lakers

The Mavericks can avoid a season-high third straight loss Friday night with a fifth consecutive victory over the Lakers, who are likely to again be without Kobe Bryant.

12/26/2014

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Hawks Hold Off Mavericks For Fourth Straight Win

Atlanta Hawks beat the Dallas Mavericks, with Dirk Nowitzki and Rajon Rondo, 105-102.

12/23/2014

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Mavs Top Bucks On Monta’s Buzzer-Beater

Monta Ellis once again saved his sharp shooting for the end. Ellis hit a wild jumper at the buzzer, lifting the Mavericks over the Bucks by a score of 107-105 on Wednesday night.

12/04/2014

Dallas Mavericks v Miami Heat - Game Six

Nowitzki, Mavericks Roll Over Lakers 140-106

Mavs starters left it to the reserves to finish off the highest point total for the Mavericks in more than five years.

11/22/2014

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