Tag Archives: Dallas Mavericks

Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: Media Day Roundup Edition.

Over the past few days, notably last Friday and Monday, all NBA teams held their media days. Normally these are pretty boring affairs, a chance to see the new players in uniform, write the same story about how player x … Continue reading

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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: Purchase or Pass…On, Offseason Edition

The Minnesota Timberwolves making the playoffs this season. Franklin Mieuli: Purchase. If Rubio comes back around midseason or before, this is a definite purchase. If complications keep him out the entire year, you better hope Brandon Roy is ready… Jacob … Continue reading

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Games of the Week: Special Summer League Edition!

It’s summer league! I love Summer League.  Cheap reversible jerseys, high schoolish gyms, and unbelievable announcing gaffes.  And these players. And I’m not talking about the lottery picks.  I’m talking about the other dudes.  The faceless army of Summer League. … Continue reading

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S.O.T.T. – Dallas Mavericks

Championship hangover, anyone? After an outstanding championship campaign, the Mavs looked to repeat as champs with a whole new team.  Out was defensive anchor/heart-and-soul Tyson Chandler and key reserve J.J. Barea; in were Delonte West, Vince Carter and the enigmatic … Continue reading

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Have Mercy on the Undeserving

So let’s talk about mercy. After heaping praise on a Mavericks team that had slept through most of the regular season, but had impressed me after two highly spirited playoff performances,  the boys in blue let me down tonight.  A … Continue reading

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Series of the Week: Oklahoma City Thunder (2) versus Dallas Mavericks (7).

Editor’s Note:  With the Playoffs in full-swing, we’ve decided to shelve the “Games of the Week” feature and do a “Series of the Week” feature instead.  These will be extended discussions on a particular team, player, theme or topic from … Continue reading

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Games of the Week: FreeDarko Week, 2012.

Until 2007, I saw an NBA player in the same way as commentator (except when he was coaching the Grizzlies) Hubie Brown: the sum of their stats. For Hubie, an NBA player was little more than what they gave the … Continue reading

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