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The Mavericks got clobbered in yesterday's Game 7 against San Antonio, but just being there was a minor miracle in itself. Here's Brett Koremenos's breakdown on how this mismatched Mavs roster took the invincible Spurs to 7. Read more...
Wonder who she’s rooting for?
Every team loves rooting around for under-appreciated, undervalued, post-Moneyball players; the Mavericks have simply taken it to an extreme. Under Rick Carlisle, Dallas has thrown out conventional fit in order to focus strictly on value, the way you might in baseball, but which has failed again and again in the NBA. Read more...
Fresh off being named NBA Coach of the Year, Gregg Popovich received some very high praise from the man who won the award in 2002. According to ESPN's Tim MacMahon, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle had this to say shortly beforeShow More Summary
As expected, the Mavericks had some tricks up their sleeve for Game 1 of their first-round series. Problem is, the Spurs had more. Many folks in analytic circles believe coaching has a greater impact on defense than offense. If you look...Show More Summary
What's more important to an NBA team? Its starters or its closers? For the Dallas Mavericks, that answer changes on a nightly basis. Rick Carlisle has used rubber instead of cement to form his substitution rotations this season. Who's...Show More Summary
Dallas Mavericks franchise centerpiece Dirk Nowitzki is a 12-time All-Star, former league MVP and NBA champion, but does his impressive resume make him a top-12 player of all time? Head coach Rick Carlisle believes the answer is yes. In...Show More Summary
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With a playoff berth on the line, the Dallas Mavericks had everything to play for Thursday night against the cold-blooded San Antonio Spurs. It wasn't enough. Head coach Rick Carlisle's team fell to San Antonio 109-100, sliding to the eighth seed in the Western Conference and clinging ever so tightly to its playoff hopes. Show More Summary
“He’s one of the top 12 players in the history of the game. This is only further evidence of it,” Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said following Tuesday’s 95-83 victory over Utah. The “he” being referred to here is Dirk Nowitzki. And regardless whether the ninth overall pick in the 1998 draft indeed falls in your personal top 12, one truth remains.
Prior to Tuesday Night's game between the Dallas Mavericks and Golden State Warriors, Dallas head coach Rick Carlisle said he's "never seen two better shooters on one team" than Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. After Curry drilled this...Show More Summary
Most of us probably wish we were as good at anything as Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors are at shooting a basketball. Like, paying my bills on time. I wish I were that good. You don’t earn a tag team nickname...Show More Summary
Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle stopped short of suggesting that Blake Griffin deserved the MVP award over Kevin Durant or LeBron James, but he gave him a pretty strong endorsement Thursday before his club took on the Los AngelesShow More Summary
Rick Carlisle does not have the most talented roster in the NBA, but he may get more out of his team than any other coach. The Dallas Mavericks are battling for a playoff spot, and if their coach has anything to do with it, they will be able to secure a spot in the postseason. Show More Summary
The Dallas Mavericks begin the sprint to the playoffs on Tuesday night against the Miami Heat. The Mavericks are currently sitting at 32-22 and are coming off of a few strong performances before the All-Star break. Rick Carlisle has his team playing great basketball, at least on one end of the court. Show More Summary
Here’s the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the Mavericks not playing well at home Sunday and dropping a game they probably expected to win: Before anyone and started pointing fingers, coach Rick Carlisle stepped forward and pointed a finger at himself for the Dallas Mavericks’ lackluster performance Sunday night against the New York Knicks. In another ho-hum outing [...]
DALLAS – If Jerry Jones listens to Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle long enough, he might end up offering Jason Garrett a lifetime contract extension. Carlisle has become a Cowboys fan and friend of Garrett’s in recent years, somewhat regularly visiting Valley Ranch during the Mavs’ offseason. Show More Summary
Here’s the Dallas Morning News blog on Mavs veteran Shawn Marion: Entering Wednesday’s home game against Memphis, Mavericks foward Shawn Marion has attempted 62 three-pointers this season and made 21, a.339 percentage. Following Wednesday...Show More Summary
Dallas star Dirk Nowitzki and coach Rick Carlisle will miss the Mavericks' game Saturday night against Milwaukee because of an unspecified illness.