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New York Knicks Trade Tyson Chandler to Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets Send Omer Asik to New Orleans Pelicans

Posted on 26 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

The 24 hours leading up to the NBA draft are a hectic period filled with trades and transactions. The biggest move leading to the event was made by the New York Knicks, sending Tyson Chaldner as the headliner in a six-player trade back to the Dallas Mavericks. Meanwhile, the Houston Rockets traded Omer Asik to the New Orleans Pelicans for a first round draft pick. Both Texas teams are thinking the same thing: Making room for a big star. More

Dallas Mavericks – All the Right Moves

Posted on 27 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

The Dallas Mavericks couldn’t get anything going against the San Antonio Spurs in the regular season, but come the playoffs and everything is different. They’ve taken a 2-1 lead with a 109-108 win, closing the victory with a game-winning 3-pointer from Vince Carter right after Manu Ginobili thought he had everything wrapped up for his own team. More

Dallas Mavericks – Playoffs Not Getting Away

Posted on 4 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

For the Dallas Mavericks, no slip up is affordable in the race to make the Western conference playoffs and they took a big step towards it with a 113-107 win over the Los Angeles Clippers, led by Dirk Nowitzki in an excellent performance, while their opponents find it difficult to keep players healthy, be it luck or something completely different. More

Oklahoma City Thunder – Kevin Durant Can Learn From Dirk Nowitzki

Posted on 26 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

There isn’t too much love going around between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Dallas Mavericks. For the first time since winning their NBA title, the Mavs won the regular season series, culminated by a great scoring duel between Dirk Nowitzki and Kevin Durant, which the German won in overtime 1289-119. More

Oklahoma City Thunder – Home Court Humiliation

Posted on 17 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

The Oklahoma City Thunder do have the excuse of missing three starting players, including a resting Russell Westbrook, but it’s still hard to fathom just how bad they looked in a 109-86 loss at home to the Dallas Mavericks, pulling them even further away from the top spot in the Western conference. More

Mavericks Over Knicks – Carmelo Anthony Wastes Another Great Night

Posted on 25 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

The New York Knicks continue to look like a team that’s going nowhere, including losing their best player very soon. Carmelo Anthony had another huge game which wasn’t enough because the Dallas Mavericks were just as good as a team offensively, and got Dirk Nowitzki, like in the good ol’ days, to provide the finishing touch with a lucky buzzer beating game winning shot. More

Dallas Mavericks – Dirk Nowitzki Improving his Legacy

Posted on 24 Dec, 2013, by in NBA

There was nothing the Houston Rockets could do in order to stop Dirk Nowitzki from moving up the all-time scoring charts, as his 31 points put him at 13th, and more importantly giving the Dallas Mavericks a 111-104 win. More

Hawks vs Mavs: Monta Ellis Takes Over for Dirk Nowitzki

Posted on 31 Oct, 2013, by in NBA

It’s been quite a while that the Dallas Mavericks have been looking for someone to help Dirk Nowitzki take a step back and not be so worried about being the main scoring threat the team has. In the season opening 118-109 win over the Atlanta Hawks, Monta Ellis showed that the search might be finally over. More

Dallas Mavericks – Monta Ellis Signing Comes With Perfect Timing

Posted on 13 Jul, 2013, by in NBA

It didn’t take Monta Ellis very long to recover from firing his agent, agreeing to a three-year, $30 million deal with the Dallas Mavericks, coming right on time as rookie point guard Shane Larkin breaks his ankle, and Devin Harris, with a different injury, eventually does not sign with the team. More

2013 NBA Free Agency – Houston Rockets & Golden State Warriors Get Dwight Howard & Andre Iguodala

Posted on 6 Jul, 2013, by in NBA

Everyone was waiting for one thing – Dwight Howard deciding his fate. He chose the Houston Rockets, while the Golden State Warriors already felt it wasn’t going to happen for them, and traded two bad contracts to the Utah Jazz for Andre Iguodala. More