NBA Basketball


Nowitzki Thinks Mavs Can Do Something With ‘Plan B’

Dirk Nowitzki thinks the Dallas Mavericks can make Plan B work after saying during the off-season that the franchise had to have one in case Dwight Howard chose to play elsewhere.


O.J. Mayo #32 of the Dallas Mavericks goes up for the layup against the San Antonio Spurs on March 14, 2013 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio. (credit: D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Duncan, Spurs Hold Off Mavericks 92-91

Sweeping the Dallas Mavericks in the regular season for the first time in 15 years could have been a cause for celebration. Instead, it just raised more concerns for the San Antonio Spurs.


Vince Carter #25 of the Dallas Mavericks controls the ball against the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 10, 2013 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Image)

Carter Leads Mavs To 100-77 Win Over Minnesota

Vince Carter had 22 points and nine rebounds and Dirk Nowitzki scored 16 points to help the Dallas Mavericks to a 100-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.


Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks fights for the rebound against Festus Ezeli #31 of the Golden State Warriors. (credit: Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images)

‘Swiss-Army-Knife’ Marion Leads Mavs To Blowout Win

Shawn Marion has no desire to be shipped away from Dallas. But as the NBA trade deadline approaches, the veteran with the Swiss Army Knife skill set is doing all the things that might cause him to be coveted.


Shawn Marion #0 of the Dallas Mavericks grabs a rebound against Thaddeus Young #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers. (credit: Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mayo, Kaman Help Mavericks End 3-Game Skid

O.J. Mayo and Chris Kaman didn’t want to let another tight game slip away from the Dallas Mavericks. Mayo scored 26 points, Kaman added 20 and the Mavericks snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Philadelphia 76ers 107-100 Tuesday night.


The Dallas Mavericks mascot walks onto the court holding the team flag. (credit: Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mavericks Introduce 5 New Veteran Players

Two months after missing out on free-agent target Deron Williams, the Dallas Mavericks have finally introduced their new veteran players.


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Thunder’s Kendrick Perkins Out Of Game Four Against Mavs

Oklahoma City’s Kendrick Perkins is out of Game 4 of the playoff series against Dallas because of a right hip strain.


Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks goes to the basket against Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on April 30, 2012 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

It’s Simple: The Mavs Are What They Are

That thing about hope in the spring? Yeah, not so much. There was that hope surrounding the Mavs going into their first round series against the Thunder.


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Mavericks, Thunder Set For Rematch Of West Finals

Oklahoma City’s penalty for scuffling down the stretch and getting passed up for the top seed in the Western Conference is a first-round playoff showdown with an all-too-familiar foe toting championship credentials.


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Mavs Jason Kidd Fined $25K For Criticizing Officiating

The NBA has fined Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Kidd $25,000 for criticizing the officiating in a game earlier this week.


Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks pumps his fist during a game against the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center on March 30, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

If NBA Deal Is Ratified, Mavs Will Suit Up On Christmas

A day that included 15 hours of talks ended with a tentative agreement between NBA players and owners. If the two sides ratify the agreement, the first game for the Dallas Mavericks will be on Christmas Day.


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Sources Say NBA Talks To Resume Wednesday

Officials from the NBA and players’ association will meet Wednesday, less than a week after three days of talks with a federal mediator couldn’t produce a deal to end the lockout, a person with knowledge of the plans said.