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Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks Fans Get Their Wish Granted with First Round Match-Up

DALLAS, TX – MARCH 24: Chandler Parsons #25 of the Dallas Mavericks goes in for the lay up against the San Antonio Spurs on March 24, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images) The basketball gods have delivered for fans of the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks. Meeting in the first round of the...
Via The Sports Journal
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cuban: Harden is MVP, Rockets are not very good

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is the latest person to express their opinion on the debate regarding who should win the hotly-contested NBA MVP race. It’s Cuban’s contention that Houston Rockets superstar James harden should win it. Keeping in mind Cuban’s willingness to move the needle as it concerns public debate and his penchant for...Read More The post Mark Cuban: James...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mavs top Blazers 114-98, learn Rockets will be playoff foe

DALLAS (AP) Tyson Chandler had 22 points and 15 rebounds and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 114-98 on Wednesday night while learning they will play Houston in the first round of the playoffs. The Mavericks (50-32) have been locked into the seventh seed in the Western Conference for a week. They had to wait until the final night of the regular season to find...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mindy Project x Parsons Project

Already voted the best looking baller by Japan. Dallas Mavericks swingman Chandler Parsons has no problems with the ladies, even the famous ones like actress Mindy Kaling, from the FOX comedy hit “The Mindy Project.” Peep his Twitter pick-up game. [View the story “Mindy Project x Parsons Project” on Storify] Our reaction to the check dms line? All the “Saved By the...
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Nowitzki is still a star

It is no mystery for Dallas Mavericks fans that Dirk Nowitzki is losing his touch at the ripe age of 37. Dirk knows, too, that he is no longer able to run this team by himself. He has never been that athletic, typically moves very slow, and has little to no defensive presence. In fact, Dirk’s major contributions have mainly been on the offensive end. He has averaged 20+ points...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Chandler Parsons flirting with Mindy Kaling?

Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons has quite a reputation with the ladies, so it should surprise exactly nobody that he recently took to Twitter to flirt with actress Mindy Kaling, star of the FOX comedy "The Mindy Project. " Hear that? It's the faint sound of breaking hearts all across America. Not too many women will be pleased if Parsons takes himself off the market, just...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Mavericks Top Lakers 120-106

DAL: 120 LA: 106 Last night (April 12) the Dallas Mavericks hit the road to take on a Los Angeles Lakers team that hasn’t had their traditional shine all season long. The Mavericks controlled all facets of the game: pace, glass, points in paint, and most importantly points in general. Amare Stoudemire and Devin Harris sat this game out which leads me to suspect to see other players...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban attempts to solve NBA’s tanking problem

If there’s a debate on anything from bottled water to the quality of play in college basketball, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has an opinion on it. Taking on the perceived tanking problem around the NBA, Cuban shared a rather interesting idea on how to solve it. Cuban’s plan could potentially make sense. This is how it would work. Turn the NBA draft into a recruiting...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Have to keep pushing on

Once again, injury has plagued the Dallas Mavericks this season. Rajon Rondo hyperextended his knee and Chandler Parsons was experiencing some tenderness in his knee that resulted in a DNP. The Mavericks are not looking too hot from a health perspective, but their misfortunes do not stop at just healthiness. Ellis is getting cold Monta Ellis Monta Ellis proceeds to perform at...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo used to be Laced Cheeba

Once upon the time, Rajon Rondo was one of the best point guards in the NBA … or at the very least one of the most uniquely talented. Sure, he was..... The post The Big Dance: Rajon Rondo Used To Be Laced Cheeba appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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A revealing look inside Rajon Rondo’s personality

ESPN’s Baxter Holmes has a fantastic feature on Rajon Rondo, “Good at Math, Bad at People.” I recommend reading the entire article, but here are a few highly interesting excerpts along with my usual insightful commentary. KG talks about the time Rondo threw his water bottle at a TV: It’s May 2011, and Boston is trailing Miami two games to none during its second-round playoff...
Via Red's Army
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ainge: Is Rondo good enough to behave the way he does?

Rajon Rondo has a reputation for being one of the most difficult players in the NBA to coach. Some even believe he is one of the main reasons Doc Rivers chose to leave Boston. No matter how well he plays, that reputation continues to follow Rondo wherever he goes. One person who knows Rondo very...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban obliterates college basketball

It was just one week ago that UCONN women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma ripped the men’s game. Following Auriemma’s lead is Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who is also not fond of the game. Cuban shared his thoughts in a recent interview and obliterated the style of the college game, saying that it could be ruining NBA Draft prospects. From the shot clock to poor refereeing...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban thinks NCAA basketball is “horrible”

NCAA’s March Madness is wildly popular — but apparently it’s a dance that’s not for everyone. You can count Dallas...
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks Relieve Stress By Finding Their Inner Child

The Dallas Mavericks are fighting to hold onto their playoff spot, and this might help them calm the nerves.
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons Starting to Blossom Under Dallas’ Care

Chandler Parsons #25 of the Dallas Mavericks goes in for the lay up against the San Antonio Spurs on March 24, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images) “They publicly said that they were going out looking for a third star when I thought they had one right in front of them. I guess that’s just how they viewed me as...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki takes uppercut to balls from Shaun Livingston (VIDEO)

When Shaun Livingston ran up against a slightly taller Dirk Nowitzki in the post Saturday night, the Warriors defender did something he should not have done.Livingston was charged with a flagrant foul after turning Nowitzki's boys into a couple of speedbags with a well-placed uppercut. And as you can see in the video below, the Mavericks star wasn't happy about getting ...
Via The Other Paper
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Trouble in Big D: Are the Dallas Mavericks on the Decline?

Growing up in the 2000’s as a suburban power forward with a messy mop of blonde hair and German ancestry, naturally I enjoy the game of Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki. He inspired me to venture out of the paint and take fade-away jumpers well out of my shooting range, much to the chagrin of whomever’s... The post Trouble in Big D: Are the Dallas Mavericks on the...
Via The Garbage Time
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mavs concerned about Monta Ellis' poor attitude

When Rajon Rondo and Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle got into a heated shouting match during a game last month, it appeared inevitable that Rondo would become a problem in the locker room. The more we learn, the more it seems like Monta Ellis is the real concern. Ellis finished with 11 points on just...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle blasts Mavericks for lack of effort

Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle was not pleased with his team’s effort in a loss to the Phoenix Suns on Sunday. With the Mavs clinging to the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference, Carlisle felt it was “an embarrassment” that the Suns led by 15 at the half. “This is a Dallas Mavericks hard-play...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Raymond Felton's college basketball reign turns 10

Raymond Felton is an overweight 3rd-string point guard in the NBA. 10 years ago, he was the best guard in the land for the champion North Carolina Tar Heels. The post Before He Was Fat: Raymond Felton’s College Basketball Reign appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Amar’e rips Mavs in jacket inspired by Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (pic)

Dallas Mavericks big man Amar’e Stoudemire laid into his new teammates following a blowout trouncing at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, saying about his relocation to North Texas, “I came here to win.” While Stoudemire’s passion and competitiveness should be commended in the wake of devastating loss — especially from a relative newcomer —...Read More The post Amar’e...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban will play the President in 'Sharknado 3'

Oh, this is because of the Shark Tank thing, right? We get it. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, also a “shark” investor on the hit ABC show, has been cast as the President of the United States in Syfy’s Sharknado 3. While you try to comprehend that, also consider that conservative pundit Ann Coulter will be playing his vice president. Hopefully, we see those two in a situation...
Via Awful Announcing
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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