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Wild Horses: The Dallas Mavericks Need To Adopt Seven Seconds or Less

August 28th, 2010
What do you get when you put together an NBA starting lineup all on the wrong side of 30? To be general, a bad defensive team. To be specific, the 2010-11 Dallas Mavericks. What do you do when you have a bad defensive team? As Shawn Marion can attest to: Run and Gun. Playing ...

Does Tyson Chandler Give The Dallas Mavericks a Championship Front Line?

July 13th, 2010
Just after the Utah Jazz snatched Al Jefferson away from Dallas, Mark Cuban and Donnie Nelson set their targets on Tyson Chandler after a botched trade to Toronto. The important players Dallas lost were Erick Dampier, Cuban's most valuable trade piece, and Eddie Najera, two players who spent considerable time at ...

Dallas Mavericks: Five Reasons They Need Al Jefferson

July 11th, 2010
Just recently gifted an offer by Minnesota, Mark Cuban and Dallas management reject David Kahn's trade proposal of Al Jefferson for Erick Dampier and draft picks. Mark Cuban is supposedly looking for a player who can impact his Mavericks similar to the way Pau Gasol made an impact on the Los ...

Five Moves the Dallas Mavericks Can Make To Return To the NBA Finals

May 5th, 2010
Despite giving Dirk Nowitzki the best supporting cast of his career, the Dallas Mavericks couldn't even reach the second round of the playoffs this year. This calls for Mark Cuban to work his magic and try to land good players while dealing with the salary cap. The following slides will examine the ...

Did Brandon Bass Mean More to the Dallas Mavericks Than They Thought?

May 2nd, 2010
His career averages of 6.7 points and 3.7 rebounds say that Brandon Bass is an expendable role player, someone Dallas believed they could replace with minimum wage players in James Singleton and Tim Thomas rather than match the $16 million contract offer from the Orlando Magic. After becoming a Magic ...

Jason Kidd Still the Key to a Dallas Mavericks Championship

March 31st, 2010
At 37 years old, this is probably Jason Kidd's last shot at the NBA Championship, and it also happens to be the Dallas Mavericks best ever shot at the title. The Mavericks acquired, who was at the time, a 34-year-old point guard nearing the end of his career in exchange ...

Rick Carlisle The Problem With The Dallas Mavericks?

March 23rd, 2010
Rick Carlisle is well-regarded in the basketball world as a fantastic coach, especially coaching out of the time-out. His accomplishments stand at winning the 2002 Coach of the Year Award, leading the Detroit Pistons and the Indiana Pacers to the Eastern Conference Finals, leading the "Malice at the Palace" Pacers to ...