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Brian Dameris

Brian Dameris

StrongSide Contributor

Brian Dameris writes about the Mavericks for StrongSide. He is the former Director of Basketball Development for the Dallas Mavericks and is currently a studio analyst for Mavs TV broadcasts on Bally Sports Southwest. For the past seven years he has been co-host of the The Ticket’s Mavs Postgame Show and can also be heard weekly on his Mavs podcast “Take Dat Wit You” with Mark Followill.

Stories by Brian Dameris

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Every Team’s First Playoff Run Brings Lessons. What This Year’s Scars—and the 2003 Squad—Can Teach Next Year’s Mavs.

Nineteen years ago, a different Steve Kerr team defeated Dallas in the conference finals. What can Luka's Mavs learn from Dirk's?
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Take It From Someone Who Was There: Luka’s Calf Isn’t Like Dirk’s Knee

Nineteen years ago, the Mavericks had a decision to make about a different superstar with playoff injury. That's where the parallels mostly end.
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How Has Jason Kidd Transformed The Mavericks? Mark Cuban Has Three Answers

The Mavericks owner tells us how the team's first-year head coach has gone from undesirable to undeniable.
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Welcome to Mavericks Trade-Season Hysteria. Here’s Your Survival Kit.

The NBA trade deadline is next week, and rumors are flying everywhere. What should you believe? What's bogus? Let a former NBA executive help you out.
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To My Friend Dirk: Congratulations and Thank You

I was there when he won the MVP. He insisted it wasn't about him then. Tonight, it is ... just as it should be.

Stories by Brian Dameris

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How Keanu Reeves and The Matrix Explain the Dallas Mavericks

Perplexed by what you're seeing this season? That's because the Mavericks are tired of traveling down the same old road.
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Want to Keep Luka Doncic Smiling? Start With Better Team Chemistry

It may not be the most scientific approach. But it's the one that could matter most to the Mavericks' star player.