NBA Changes All-Star Game Format; Captains Will Pick TeamsThe NBA is scrapping the East against West format for its All-Star Game and will have captains pick teams this season.
Oguwmike, Griner, Stewart Headline WNBA All-Star ReservesThe trio will be joined by Skylar Diggins-Smith, Chelsea Gray and Seimone Augustus on Saturday in Seattle at the league's All-Star contest. Griner won't play after injuring her ankle and knee last week and will be replaced by WNBA President Lisa Borders.
Disappointing Stars Sell At Deadline, But Keep Faint HopesInjuries were an issue early for Dallas, a popular preseason pick to challenge for a Stanley Cup title. But once the Stars were healthy at the beginning of February, they lost seven times in regulation in a span of eight games.
Thomas, Smart Help Celtics Stay Hot In 111-98 Win Over MavsRookie Yogi Ferrell had 20 points for the Mavericks, who came in with three wins over division leaders in the past two weeks after spending the first three months at or near the bottom of the West.
Sounders Get To Western Finals With Aggregate VictoryDallas, the Supporters Shield winner, was just the third team in MLS history to face a three-goal deficit after the first game in a two-leg series -- and no team has come back.
Nowitzki, Mavs Start Chase For Elusive Playoff Series WinDirk Nowitzki goes into his 19th season looking to get Dallas into the top four in the Western Conference because the big German believes that is the easiest way to advance in the playoffs.
Faksa Has Goal And Assist, Stars Beat Blues 2-1 In Game 1Radek Faksa scored the tiebreaking goal on a rebound with 4:44 to play and had an assist on the other Dallas goal to help the Stars open the second round of the Western Conference playoffs with a 2-1 victiry over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night.
2016 NBA Playoffs: Western Conference PreviewThe Warriors dominated the NBA regular season, with the Spurs close behind. Can Curry and company take the West again?
FC Dallas Scores 3 In First 29 minutes, Beats Timbers 3-1Michael Barrios, Fabian Castillo and Tesho Akindele all scored in the first 29 minutes to give FC Dallas a 3-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Wednesday night.
Barea Scores 26, Mavs Beat Knicks To Tie For 7th In WestBarea scored 26 points and made the go-ahead layup with 49.9 seconds left as the Dallas Mavericks rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Knicks 91-89 on Wednesday night.
Trail Blazers Hold On To Beat Mavericks 109-103Damian Lillard had 27 points, one of seven Blazers to reach double figures in scoring, and Portland defeated the Dallas Mavericks 109-103 on Wednesday night to remain in sixth place in the West.
NBA Western Conference Second-Half OutlookNot much changed at the trade deadline, and all roads to the title still run through the Bay Area.