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Nov 25

 Matt Mosley: Harrison Barnes will never replace Dirk, but here’s what you can expect from him

Matt Mosley, contributor to SportsDayDFW.com and columnist for Texas Monthly, answered your questions during a live chat Friday. Here are some highlights. Should the Mavericks feel encouraged by not being the worst team in basketball anymore? (Looking…

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Nov 24

How Maxi Kleber cracked the Mavs’ starting lineup, and why his role isn’t lost on Rick Carlisle

If you can name the Mavericks starter who has a .500 record when he’s in the lineup at the jump ball this season, you clearly have had too much time off lately.That would be Maxi Kleber, the rookie from Dirk Nowitzki’s hometown of Wurzburg, Germany, wh…

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Nov 24

Though scoring is down, Russell Westbrook remains a triple-double threat, usually feasts on Mavs

The Mavericks will see the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night and it’ll be a different-looking opponent than the one they saw two weeks ago north of the Red River.And that version of the Thunder wasn’t bad. It kicked the Mavericks around 112-99 an…

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Nov 24

Harrison Barnes dealing with the highs and lows of being the Mavericks’ new go-to guy

If ever someone received a clear picture of what it’s like to be the new go-to guy, Harrison Barnes got it this week.Total heartbreak on Monday. Unbridled elation on Wednesday.This is the way it goes for somebody who now clearly is the Mavericks’ No. 1…

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Nov 23

Harrison Barnes’ late-game ups and downs highlight our morning-after look at Mavericks’ win at Memphis

Happy Thanksgiving. And to start your day of feasting, here are the second-chance points we need to make about the Mavericks’ stunning 95-94 victory at Memphis Wednesday night.Barnes-burner: The Mavericks have had a lot of rough moments in the first 19…

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Nov 23

Harrison Barnes bails Mavs out in Memphis with game-winning three at the buzzer

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — For 24 minutes Wednesday, the Mavericks were the turkey, head resting on the chopping block, unable to put up any resistance.Then, they took the axe away from the Memphis Grizzlies and started hacking back. And Harrison Barnes had the…

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Nov 23

Live: Mavericks take on the Grizzlies in Memphis

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Nov 23

Even after crushing loss to Boston, Mavericks aren’t throwing themselves a pity party

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Rick Carlisle has no problem dishing out tough love.And while he is generally pleased with the way the Mavericks have displayed grit and heart the last half-dozen games, all it takes is one look at the standings and his mood sours in …

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Nov 23

Why Mavericks’ Nerlens Noel can kiss dream of max deal goodbye 

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered your questions during a live chat recently. Here are some highlights:…

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Nov 22

Big games and consistent improvement aside, here is what speaks volumes about Harrison Barnes

In his second season with the Mavericks Harrison Barnes has earned a label.He’s a high-quality player who works as hard as anybody and gets the most out of his ample skills.But he’s not a No. 1.And we all know what that perception means.It’s a knock, p…

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Nov 21

Double-double for Dirk was nice to see, but playing time will determine how many more he gets

Dirk Nowitzki was upright, moving around and shooting jump shots with his teammates on Tuesday.He seemed no worse for wear after playing a season-high 32-plus minutes.Just don’t get used to it. Neither should Nowitzki, for that matter.Coach Rick Carlis…

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Nov 21

The sooner Nerlens Noel realizes this, the better 

Jean-Jacques Taylor, Cowboys insider for NBC 5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and host of J Dub City 9 a.m.-1 p.m. weekdays on 103.3 KESN-FM, answered your questions in a live chat recently. Here are some highlights:Have you ever seen a player who has …

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Nov 21

Growing process isn’t just for rookies; it applies to Harrison Barnes, too, as our morning-after analysis shows

Welcome to our latest installment of second-chance points, where we make sense of what was a thoroughly entertaining NBA game Monday night, even if the Mavericks did lose in overtime 110-102 to Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics.Learning process: And …

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Nov 21

Dennis Smith Jr. represents both the present and future of the Dallas Mavericks

Just as important, though, was something Carlisle said before the game: that Smith, just a month into his NBA career, is already an essential part of everything Dallas is trying to do.

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Nov 21

Mavs put up a strong fight but Kyrie Irving powers Celtics past Mavericks in overtime

This is the difference between really good NBA teams and those fighting just to be mediocre.The Mavericks – who admittedly have some traveling to do to get mediocre on the radar – had the Boston Celtics down by 13 points with just over seven minutes to…

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Nov 21

Ex-Mav Shane Larkin making strides in Boston; Rick Carlisle provides update on Seth Curry’s health

Shane Larkin has found a spot on the fringe of the Celtics’ rotation, proving that he’s come a ways since he was a rookie with the Mavericks.Mavs head coach Rick Carlisle said he remembers that Larkin helped the Mavericks in a couple of specific games …

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Nov 21

Monday night…basketball? Tony Romo takes in Mavs game at the AAC leading up to Cowboys’ Thanksgiving contest

Tony Romo is on a short week but doing quite a bit. On Sunday, the CBS broadcaster was in Mexico City to call the New England Patriots’ 33-8 victory over the Oakland Raiders. On Monday, he found his way back to Dallas, where his next task awaits: A Tha…

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Nov 21

J.J. Barea talks about winning October NBA Cares Community Assist Award for help in Puerto Rico, says more help is needed

J.J. Barea didn’t make all those trips to Puerto Rico on the Mavericks’ team plane because he wanted attention.He did it to help his homeland in the wake of Hurricane Maria.The attention, however, was bound to come.On Monday, the Mavericks’ guard was h…

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Nov 21

What Seth Curry’s eventual return will mean for the Dallas Mavericks

Eddie Sefko, Mavericks beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered questions about the team during a live chat Monday. Here are some of the highlights:Question: How big a role model do you think Barea can be for DSJ?Sefko: He…

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Nov 21

Will Nerlens Noel eventually get chance to steal back minutes at center for Mavericks?

Eddie Sefko, Mavericks beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered questions about the team during a live chat Monday. Here are some of the highlights:Question: Will Nerlens Noel eventually get a chance to steal back some of …

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