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Mike Piellucci

Mike Piellucci

Sports Editor, D Magazine

Mike Piellucci is D Magazine's sports editor. He is a former staffer at The Athletic and VICE, and his freelance work has been featured in The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Los Angeles Magazine and The Ringer. A Dallas native, he is a graduate of Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas and the University of Southern California. He’s a big fan of Star Wars and Johnny Cash.

Stories by Mike Piellucci

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Basketball

What We Saw, What It Felt Like: Mavs-Warriors, Game 4

The Mavericks refused to go quietly into the offseason.
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Hockey

Farewell to Rick Bowness, the Consummate Interim Coach

The now-former Stars coach left a legacy bigger than his old job title. But he never totally outgrew its profile, either.
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Basketball

What We Saw, What It Felt Like: Mavs-Warriors, Game 3

In Game 2, the Mavericks couldn't capitalize when it was their night. In Game 3, Golden State made them pay when it wasn't.
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Basketball

What We Saw, What It Felt Like: Mavs-Warriors, Game 2

A missed opportunity could mean the beginning of the end for Dallas' Cinderella run.

Stories by Mike Piellucci

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Sports

Why Mayor Johnson’s Sports Committee Will Likely Be a Wild Pitch

It's a good idea as long as you don't start pondering the particulars.
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Basketball

Mavs Vibe Check: Brian Dameris Dishes on Whether Dallas Goes Back to the Finals

He correctly predicted the Mavericks to win in seven games last round. How optimistic is he for their date with the Warriors?
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Basketball

Reflecting On 14 Games in 14 Days—And One Historic Night

Let's pause to take stock of the cosmic weirdness of the same series playing out over two different sports.