The Dallas Mavericks were a split-second away from a winless cameo in the 2016 NBA postseason.
During their playoff opener, the Mavs scored a franchise playoff-low 70 points and suffered a 38-point shellacking at the hands of the third-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder. Game 2, incredibly, went to Dallas 85-84, but only after Steven Adams' potential game-winner was waved off after video review.
The AP reports: LeBron James scored 24 points for his first win in five NBA finals games, Dwyane Wade scored 15 of his 22 points in the second half and the Heat beat the Dallas Mavericks 92-84 in Game 1 of the title series on Tuesda...
Only one Mavericks point guard has started for an NBA championship team in Dallas. Only one Mavs point guard has won an NBA MVP trophy (actually two for another team). And only one Mavs point guard has had his number retired in Big ...
Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points and the Dallas Mavericks held off a late rally by the winless Los Angeles Lakers for a 103-93 victory on Sunday night.
Veteran forward Dirk Nowitzki scored seven of his 21 points in the final three-and-a-half minutes as the Dallas Mavericks held off the winless Philadelphia 76ers 92-86 on Monday.