Mark Cuban has attempted to lure in a number of big-time free agents without success. So how can the Mavs improve and escape this pattern of mediocrity? Mike Bacsik has a radical suggestion.
Dallas coach Rick Carlisle’s review of the 112-90 rout Wednesday at the hands of the Spurs: ‘San Antonio makes you pay. The third quarter was a demolition. We got out-competed.’
Monta Ellis had 21 points and Vince Carter added 14 points. No other player scored in double figures as the Mavericks lost their seventh straight to the Spurs.
Sitting 8th in the Western Conference with a 20-15 record, most Mavs’ fans would label the team’s season as a disappointment. Current TV analyst Jeff Van Gundy disagrees completely.
Dirk Nowitzki is reminding Mavs fans to ‘stay classy, and stay loud’ in the team’s latest video, which parodies the box office hit ‘Anchorman’.
Shawn Marion entered Tuesday’s game against the Lakers with a bum ankle and exited it with a shoulder contusion, a story line almost important as the Dallas Mavericks’ 110-97 home victory itself.
On Friday, Dirk Nowitzki said that his Mavericks – playing as they were — didn’t look like a playoff team. On Sunday, a lethargic 92-80 home loss to the crummy Knicks seemed a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Monta Ellis scored 23 points, Vince Carter had 13 and the Dallas Mavericks held the Washington Wizards scoreless for more than 4 minutes late in the fourth quarter of an 87-78 victory Wednesday night.
Even if the Minnesota Timberwolves think his defense was a little too tough on the last shot of the game, there was no disputing that “The Matrix” was back for Dallas on Monday night.
Monta Ellis had 22 points and the Dallas Mavericks took control early in coasting to a 105-83 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.
Dirk Nowitzki led Dallas with 25 points and Monta Ellis scored 23, but Danny Green didn’t miss a shot, scoring 22 points in a 116-107 Spurs win.
Though there were no titles won in the DFW area in 2013, there was no shortage of storylines. Here are the 15 biggest sports stories — good or bad — from the area over the past year.