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Smack / Nov 25, 2014 / 11:45 am

Mavs Call Home Loss To Short-Handed Pacers “Embarrassing,” “Horrific”

Dirk Nowitzki

No win in the NBA can be assumed – all 30 teams employ professional basketball players. And considering that logic, no loss should be overly disappointing, either. The Dallas Mavericks don’t subscribe to the latter line of thinking. After falling to the Roy Hibbert-less Indiana Pacers 111-100 at American Airlines Center on Monday, Chandler Parsons and Dirk Nowitzki offered pointed words to describe the game’s outcome. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 25, 2014 / 8:00 am

Video: Brandan Wright Smashes On Luis Scola

Luis Scola, Brandan Wright

The Pacers got a surprising 111-100 win over the Mavericks in Dallas last night. Guard Donald Sloan played the game of his life — 29 points on 10-for-14 shooting — and a well—rounded attack stymied Dallas’ high-scoring offense. The win was even more impressive when you consider Roy Hibbert missed his first game in 1706 days. Luis Scola could have used his presence when Brandan Knight extended for this jam in Scola’s grill. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 20, 2014 / 10:45 am

Video: Dirk Nowitzki Rolls Ankle, Then Comes Back To Hit Clutch 3 In Mavs Win

Dirk Nowitzki

With a shade under eight minutes to play in last night’s Wizards-Mavericks game at the Verizon Center in DC, Bradley Beal — in his first game of the season, after returning from injury — knocked down another three-pointer to give the Wizards an 85-84 advantage. At the same time, Dirk Nowitzki rolled his ankle on the back of Kris Humphries‘ foot. Dirk would leave, but the all-time leader in points scored by a foreign-born player would return and show why he’s a champion and future Hall of Famer. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 20, 2014 / 9:45 am

Brandan Wright Climbs The Ladder On KEvin Seraphin

Brandan Wright

We’re not sure Wizards forward Kevin Seraphin knew what was coming when he elected to get in front of Mavericks center Brandan Wright after he rolled to the hoop last night. J.J. Barea had used the Wright screen to get into the lane, but then he lobbed a pass to the 6-10 Wright and it was Chutes and Ladders time, with an emphasis on the latter (get it?). Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Nov 19, 2014 / 9:30 pm

Video: John Wall Thwarts 2-On-1 Break With Incredible Block Of Chandler Parsons

John Wall

Monta Ellis and Chandler Parsons have a 2-on-1 break versus an opposing point guard. Easy points, right? Well, what if we told you that point guard was John Wall? In an incredible display of effort and athleticism, watch Wall force Ellis to give up the ball then block Parsons’ shot – with his left hand! – to prevent a layup. Read More »

Smack / Nov 19, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Says He Hopes Lakers “Suck Forever”

Mark Cuban

The rest of the league surely prefers when the Los Angeles Lakers field a poor team; they just aren’t as up front about it as Mark Cuban. Speaking on the “The Fred Roggin Show” of L.A.’s Beast 980, the Dallas Mavericks owner said that he hopes the purple-and-gold “suck forever.” Read More »

instagram, Latest News / Nov 12, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Photo: Starbucks Employee Writes “Dirk” On Chandler Parsons’ Coffee

Chandler Parsons

Dirk Nowitzki was Chandler Parsons’ childhood idol. Now that the towering sharpshooters are teammates on the Dallas Mavericks, then, it’s only natural that residents of Big D would confuse them from time to time. A day after Nowitzki surpassed Hakeem Olajuwon to become the NBA’s all-time leading international scorer, Parsons took to Starbucks for a coffee break and was mistaken for the future Hall-of-Famer. Read More »

Smack / Nov 12, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Dirk Nowitzki On Hakeem: “I Came Up With My Own Dream Shake…The White Version”

Dirk Nowitzki, Hakeem Olajuwon

Dirk Nowitzki passed Hakeem Olajuwon last night for ninth on the league’s all-time points list, becoming basketball’s top international scorer in the process. It’s poetic that Olajuwon is the legend Nowitzki usurped for the latter milestone especially. Both players revolutionized the way we think about big men with play that could be encapsulated in an unstoppable signature move: Dirk’s one-legged fade and Hakeem’s Dream Shake. Read More »

Video / Nov 12, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Watch Dirk Nowitzki Pass Hakeem Olajuwon On The All-Time NBA Scoring List

Dirk Nowitzki, Carl Landry

Dirk Nowitzki, Carl Landry (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)

Kobe Bryant wasn’t the only future Hall-of-Famer to make history on Tuesday night. However, this record-breaking achievement came with more of a positive spin. On a classic catch-and-shoot jumper in the fourth quarter against the visiting Sacramento Kings, Dallas Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki passed the legendary Hakeem Olajuwon for ninth place on the all-time scoring list. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 11, 2014 / 11:15 pm

Watch Monta Ellis Put The Kings Away For Good With Soaring Transition Slam

Monta Ellis

Monta Ellis

Monta Ellis really did have it all in the second half of his team’s game against the Sacramento Kings tonight. Leading the Dallas Mavericks all the way back from a 24-point deficit, the cat-quick guard scored the last of his 16 points – all of which came in the the last two quarters – on a soaring transition slam over Omri Casspi. Read More »