James Harden drove to the basket with his potent left hand, intent on breaking a late tie against the Dallas Mavericks. His layup attempt never reached the rim.
Darren Collison now runs the floor where J.J. Barea was the spark that helped rally the Dallas Mavericks to their first championship two seasons ago.
The Dallas Mavericks front office is making a statement about its desire to be a buyer as the Feb. 21 NBA trade deadline looms just over the horizon.
An elbow from DeMarcus Cousins helped hand the Dallas Mavericks a win and gave Sacramento fans another stinger.
We have bad news. The fact that with regularity the Mavs are leading early, and collapsing in the fourth, doesn’t mean that they are ‘almost there.’ Thursday’s result in Sacramento – a 117-112 OT win – doesn’t signify the finding of a cure, either.
Chris Paul had 19 points and 16 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers held on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 99-93 on Wednesday night, extending their franchise-record home winning streak to 13 games.
O.J. Mayo scored 30 points and Dirk Nowitzki — still working his way back from knee surgery — added 19 in 29 minutes for the Mavericks, who fell to 0-6 in overtime this season.
The second thing that needs to be said as Dallas snaps its six-game losing streak is: Don’t you dare dismiss this as “Aw, it’s just the Wizards” … because in Washington, all things considered, they probably approached this game by saying, “Aw, it’s just the Mavs.”
Dallas is in the process of slipping a couple of classes, down to the point where a game against the contending San Antonio Spurs seems to come with it a foregone conclusion.
After climbing above .500 last week, Dallas dropped three straight games, all on the road, all featuring a dizzying total of giveaways.
Liinas Kleiza scored 20 points as the Toronto Raptors beat the Dallas Mavericks 95-74 on Friday night, snapping a six-game losing streak.
During the second quarter of the Mavericks’ 119-96 thrashing of the Kings, Mayo and Cousins were fighting each other for position before a shot by the Kings went up.