The Dallas Mavericks have been eliminated from playoff contention for the first time in more than a decade. So in theory, the only thing they’re playing for is pride. Last night Dallas’ O.J. Mayo had a crack at his former team, the Memphis Grizzlies. But according to Dallas head coach Rick Carlisle, O.J. didn’t put [...]
Rick Carlisle bolted a couple of steps onto the court, right in the path of O.J. Mayo dribbling up the sideline, to frantically call a timeout midway through the fourth quarter. After the referee blew the whistle, Carlisle shot a disgusted stare toward Mayo. The Dallas Mavericks coach appeared to resist the urge to rip the [...]
O.J. Mayo doesn't have a fan in Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle. Dallas' shooting guard went 1-of-6 from the floor and committed four turnovers in the Mavericks' 103-97 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, a poor performance that Carlisle took exception to (via Tim MacMahon of ESPNDallas.com): I just want to see him show up. Show More Summary
Somehow, someway the Dallas Mavericks are still in contention for a Western Conference playoff spot this season. Despite injuries, inconsistent play and having to deal with almost an entirely new roster, Rick Carlisle has held this team together just enough to be in the hunt with six regular-season games remaining. Show More Summary
Before the All-Star break, Rick Carlisle's team was as good as done — now it's suddenly back in the playoff chase.
Just because the Golden State Warriors played and lost to the Memphis Grizzlies, 99-93, on Friday night, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle doesn’t believe that gives his team a distinct advantage when they face the Warriors tonight at 7:30 at American Airlines Center. “They’re very, very good and they always bring it,” Carlisle told three reporters [...]
THE FACTS: The Dallas Mavericks helped coach Rick Carlisle clinch his 500th career win by doing what he preaches every day: finishing strong and playing great defense. O.J. Mayo scored 28 points to lead Dallas to a 105-99 victory Wednesday against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers, who were held to 38 points in the second half after pouring in 61 in the first half.
Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle has been fined $25,000 for public criticism of officiating, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations. Carlisle made his comments post game following the Mavericks’ 100-97 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Jan. 31 at Oracle Arena.
Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Saturday for criticizing the officiating after Dallas' loss to Golden State.
Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle has been fined $25,000 for public criticism of officiating, it was announced Saturday by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations.
After declining to comment following the NBA office’s admission that referees blew a critical call against the Mavericks earlier this week, owner Mark Cuban fired a quick jab at officiating Thursday night, and coach Rick Carlisle added his own criticism of late-game officiating in the league. “Cant wait to see what the NBA says about this [...]
Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle was being interviewed by ESPN sideline reporter Lisa Salters last Friday night during the Mavs-Thunder game, when some players began throwing basketballs at the ESPN cameraman. As you can see, Coach Carlisle looks very concerned, asking the poor cameraman if he was 'ok' after being hit the first time. Show More Summary
In hindsight, the true mad scientist of the Dallas Mavericks isn't head coach Rick Carlisle. It's Casey Smith, the head athletic trainer. Over the last number of years when the Mavs have signed players with age and/or injury history, there's hardly news saying that the player is out for a long time. Show More Summary
Rick Carlisle furious at his team; threatens suspensions – NBA Update Dallas Mavericks are falling apart like a house of cards and their Rick Carlisle doesn’t like it one bit. Infact, he is furious. The reasons why Carlisle is super frustrated are not only the mounting losses, but the effort level and professionalism shown the players. Show More Summary
With yet another embarrassing loss by 20-plus points Sunday night at American Airlines Center, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle finally vented his frustrations. Carlisle was extremely upset and animated after the San Antonio Spurs strolled into the Mavs’ arena and put another whipping on Dallas, 111-86, in front of a sellout crowd of 19,928. It was the [...]