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The Mavericks Have Stalled Out at the Quarter Mark. Are Changes Coming?

We know how Dallas wants to play. We also know that it hasn't worked out too well so far this season. Now it's on Jason Kidd to decide whether to stay the course or try something more drastic.
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A Very Good Photo of the Young Kings of Dallas Sports

Not every day that Micah Parsons and Luka Doncic find themselves in the same place, at the same time.
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The Mavericks Don’t Expect Kemba Walker to Save Them, and You Shouldn’t Either

It is a move that can't go badly. But the situation shouldn't have gotten to this point.
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What I’m Watching: Can the Mavs Snap Their Skid?

Plus: A World Cup do-or-die, and the Cowboys take on the NFL rushing champ
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The Mavericks’ Offense Has a Big Problem: Balance

Two players can only carry a team so far in the modern NBA.

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What I’m Watching: a Mavs Measuring-Stick Game

Plus: SMU on the road against a ranked team, and the Cowboys' run defense gets a shot at redemption.
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The JaVale McGee Signing Is Blowing Up in the Mavericks’ Faces

It never made sense on paper. Now everyone's worst fears are playing out even faster than expected.
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Rolando Blackman Gets Real About Overcoming the Challenges of His Past

From a physically abusive home to deep depression in the ninth grade, Blackman turned his pain into a decorated basketball career and a leadership role in the Dallas Mavericks' front office.
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Watch This Two-Minute Video Explanation of Why Dwight Powell Matters

All it took was two minutes for Spencer Dinwiddie to drill down the backup center's importance.
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The Mavericks’ Early Growing Pains Are No Reason to Panic

The defense isn't where it should be. Neither is the offensive balance. None of that is beyond fixing, but it won't happen overnight, either.