• Rick Carlisle painted a bleak picture of whether Kristaps Porzingis will play in the win-or-go-home Game 6 of the Mavericks’ first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers. But the longer it goes without a resumption of the NBA playoffs should be helpful for the 7-3 center and his teammates. Porzingis, suffering from right knee […]

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  • After Tuesday night, the Mavericks felt like they’d been in the octagon against Conor McGregor. Then, after they woke up, they had to go against Floyd Mayweather. It was that kind of night in their 154-111 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. They finished bloodied, dazed and confused. But even when the beat-down was done, […]

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  • It’s games like Tuesday night when the Dallas Mavericks would rather just quickly turn the page and get on to the next game. Paul George and Kawhi Leonard combined for 67 points to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 154-111 win over the Mavs at AdventHealth Arena. The Clippers now lead this best-of-seven series, […]

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  • The latest controversial episode involving a white police officer and a black shooting victim has escalated talk among those in the NBA bubble about how to balance the heartache of social injustices with the relatively trivial challenge of concentrating on playoff basketball. In particular, should the playoffs be happening at all? The Mavericks and Clippers […]

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  • Kristaps Porzingis will miss Game 5 on Tuesday and his status going forward remains blurred. Coach Rick Carlisle said that the 7-3 center, who also missed Game 4 with right knee soreness, was ruled out several hours before Game 5. “He’s just not able to play,” Carlisle said. “There are a lot of things we’re […]

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  • MAVS (2-2) VS. CLIPPERS (2-2) Time: 8 p.m. CT Place: AdventHealth Arena, Lake Buena Vista, Fla. TV: FSSW; TNT Radio: ESPN 103.3 FM; Univision 1270 AM (Spanish) About the Mavs: Thanks to an incredible step-back 3-point shot at the buzzer by Luka Doncic in Game 4 Sunday, the Mavs were able to tie this best-of-seven […]

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  • DALLAS – Thousands of North Texas children will soon return to school sporting bright blue Dallas Mavericks backpacks, notebooks, supplies, and personal protection equipment – all courtesy of their hometown NBA basketball team and the Mavs Foundation. “The Mavericks are more than a sports franchise for Dallas,” Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said. “The organization is […]

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  •   BANG BANG!! In my *Mike Breen voice — LeBron James (@KingJames) August 23, 2020 The NBA stars blew up Twitter on Sunday afternoon as they paid homage to the electrifying game-winning, buzzer-beating 3-point shot which Luka Doncic converted that stunned the Los Angeles Clippers, 135-133, in overtime, in Game 4 of the Western Conference […]

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  • When Kristaps Porzingis couldn’t go in Game 4 against the Clippers on Sunday, coach Rick Carlisle turned to Trey Burke to fill the void in the starting lineup. That’s like trading in a Peterbilt for a Prius. But, man, what mileage the Mavericks got out of that little electric machine. Burke might be 15 inches […]

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  • A day after Kristaps Porzingis sat out Game 4 of the first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers with right knee soreness, the Dallas Mavericks still aren’t sure if the fifth-year veteran will play in Game 5 Tuesday. “KP’s status for tomorrow is still uncertain,” coach Rick Carlisle said Monday. “He’s been undergoing treatment […]

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  • Whether it’s because of the Mavericks’ sticky defense, a legitimate Paul George slump or just blind luck, the Los Angeles Clippers have gone three games now without getting much production from one of their stars. The 6-8 George joined Kawhi Leonard in LA this year with designs on the NBA championship. At the moment, getting […]

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  • When Luka Dončić hopscotched his way to the locker room after the Mavs fell in Game 3 to the Clippers — a cloud of darkness descended on the team. It seemed unlikely that his left ankle would be ready to go less than 40 hours after sustaining a mild ankle sprain. Then Dončić did the impossible. The sophomore sensation […]

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  • DALLAS – The Dallas Mavericks made a whopping 196 free throws during the eight NBA restart seeding games, garnering over $100,000 in funds for eight North Texas charities. The ‘Chime in for a Cause’ campaign was a joint effort between the Dallas Mavericks, Mavs Foundation, and Mavs’ jersey patch sponsor, Chime, to raise funds and […]

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  • This was yet another sterling chapter in a spectacular game where Luka Doncic was playing chess and everybody else was playing checkers. Checkmate. In a Sunday afternoon game inside the bubble in Orlando that undoubtedly will be on the NBA Classics’ list, Doncic drained a dramatic game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to guide the wounded […]

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  • It’s too early to elevate Luka Magic to Luka Legend. But someday, when the Mavericks’ point guard reaches that rarified status, we’ll look back on Game 4 Sunday as the moment when the legend was born. A breathtaking, buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Luka Dončić will go down as a frozen-in-time playoff moment after he splashed in […]

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  • LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS (2-1) at DALLAS MAVERICKS (1-2) Time: 2:30 p.m. Location: Lake Buena Vista, Fla. TV: ABC (Ch. 8, locally). Radio: ESPN 103.3 FM; Univision 1270 AM (Spanish) About the Mavs: The left ankle injury to Luka Dončić is a major question mark for the Mavericks as they try to avoid a 3-1 hole […]

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  • The Dallas Mavericks are unsure if point guard Luka Doncic will be healthy enough to play in Game 4 against the Los Angeles Clippers. Doncic suffered a sprained left ankle on Friday night in Game 3 of this best-of-seven first-round series when he collided with Kawhi Leonard with 3:58 remaining in the third quarter. Coach […]

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  • Things go haywire in life. Basketball is no different. Every team has issues, areas that must be addressed and fixed. They also have aspects that go surprisingly well, on occasion. The Mavericks are in a brawl with the Los Angeles Clippers and their emotions already have run the gamut in falling behind 2-1 in the […]

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  • The Mavericks – the Luka-less Mavericks – got Kawhied on Friday night. You don’t win the NBA finals MVP twice without being able to rise to any occasion and Los Angeles Clippers’ forward Kawhi Leonard lived up to his pedigree in Game 3. He dropped 36 points, nine rebounds and eight assists on the Mavericks […]

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  • If the Dallas Mavericks are unable to come back and win their first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers, they could point to the third quarter of Friday’s Game 3 as the turning point. That’s when All-Star point guard Luka Doncic suffered a left ankle sprain. And the Clippers took advantage of his absence […]

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