Dallas Mavericks Articles

The Boston Celtics are in transition. That's why they just made the tough decision not to hold onto their last vestige of past glory. All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo was the only remaining member of their 2008 championship team that featured...
Athlon Sports
3 days ago
Remember when Dirk Nowitzki ruined LeBron James and the Miami Heat’s coming-out party in the summer of 2011? Nowitzki’s Dallas Mavericks were the squad no one saw coming, with a somewhat rag-tag crew of role players, featuring an...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
Kevin Durant returned last night, and it didn't go as well as his buddy Russell Westbrook’s emphatic foray back into action last Friday night. Granted, the competition was much tougher: Westbrook slaughtered the lowly, 'Melo-less...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
The NBA’s Eastern Conference is bad, very bad — while its Western Conference is just the opposite. By season’s end, we might be facing a record-shattering competitive discrepancy between the league’s two halves. At time of...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
"Personally, I just hope they suck forever.”That was what Mark Cuban said in an L.A. radio interview recently, when asked about the sorry state of basketball’s most famous team."As far as the Lakers," Cuban said, "I...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
They say that playing with Team USA is a springboard, often providing the confidence and moxie needed to launch mere NBA stars into the rare air of MVP status. And while the new season is just one night old, New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Paul Pierce set a hell of a tone for the NBA preseason when he poked the Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah in the forehead. “We’re going to be the instigators,” he said of his new club, the Washington Wizards. After more unusually...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Lebron James
LeBron James - the world’s greatest active basketball player - has officially opted-out of his contract with the Miami Heat. This wasn’t a completely unexpected move, but the timing is a bit curious. James was slated to earn $20.6...
Evan Buhler
6 months ago
100 Funny Fantasy Basketball Team Names
The NBA season is about to tip off, which means it’s almost time for fantasy basketball. To win a championship, you’ve got to hit the draft big boards hard, fast break the waiver wire-to-wire and have the ball bounce your way. But in...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
This article originally appeared in Athlon Sports Monthly, available in newspapers around the country. So does Mark Cuban still sleep with the NBA championship trophy? We figured there was only one way to find out. So we asked him. Along with a...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Go to the :28 second mark of this video and you will see how Dwyane Wade plays basketball like a European soccer player. Jason Kidd doesn't push him, but Wade jumps up like he was just hit by a car. This is what's wrong with the NBA.
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
The NBA Finals begin Tuesday night and the Athlon Staff is truly split between which team they think is going to hoist the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy at the end. Three things we can agree on: the series won't be a sweep, it won't go less...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki matched up in the 2006 NBA Finals, and Wade pulled out a hard-fought win. Neither man has been this close to the Larry O’Brien Trophy since then. The Heat had to completely burn the house down and rebuild with an...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Get everything you need about the two teams left standing in the NBA Playoffs all in one place. Eastern Conference Champion No. 2 seed Miami Heat Western Conference Champion No. 3 seed Dallas Mavericks Athlon Sports Seven Questions of...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago