1. Is It Time for the Dallas Mavericks To Cut Josh Howard Loose?

    To begin: I am a Josh Howard fan. I love the way he dribbles the ball across half court, looking like he's supremely uncoordinated, and all of a sudden he takes that first step into the paint, ...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 489 reads 2 comments

  2. NBA Trade Deadline: A Dialogue on the Dallas Mavericks Making a Deal

    The following is a series of e-mails between myself and fellow Dallas Mavericks writer Janet Kessler, on the subject of whether or not the Dallas Mavericks need to make a move at the trade deadline...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 1,006 reads 25 comments

  3. Tough D in Big D, Part II: Dallas Mavericks Missing The Point Guard

    In Part I , I discussed how the Dallas Mavericks' defense is proving to be very proficient at holding the top scorers in the game to well below their season averages in both shooting percentages and points per game...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 256 reads 1 comments

  4. Tough D in Big D, Part I: Dallas Mavericks Defense Shutting Down the Big Guns

    For as long as I can remember, the identity of the Dallas Mavericks has revolved around their offense. Whether it was Dirk Nowitzki, Michael Finley, and Steve Nash or Dirk, Jason Terry, and Josh ...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 153 reads 0 comments

  5. Dirk Nowitzki: 20,000 Points, 11 Seasons, One Fan for Life

    Jason Terry dribbles the ball around a pick set by Dirk Nowitzki. Two Lakers hesitate on the switch leaving just a few feet of space between Nowitzki and Lamar Odom. And that's all it takes...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 1,076 reads 6 comments

  6. Dallas Mavericks Need To Figure Out Shooting Guard Position

    Anyone who has followed Dallas Mavericks basketball the past two years knows the weaknesses they've struggled with over that time at center and shooting guard...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 708 reads 3 comments

  7. Mavericks Open 2010 With Tough Schedule, Something To Prove

    Well, here we are: 2010. Before this year is over, Dr. Heywood Floyd will go out in search of David Bowman and before long an extra-terrestrial intelligence will finally convince us and the Russians to end the Cold War...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 123 reads 1 comments

  8. Can the Dallas Mavericks Re-Play the Final Minute of the Rockets Game?

    Wins don't come easy in the NBA these days. So when you've got a chance to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat, literally, then you (in this case the Dallas Mavericks) have to take advantage...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 286 reads 3 comments

  9. Dallas Mavericks Should Be Chasing Joe Johnson, Marc Gasol

    Whether or not the Dallas Mavericks can sign LeBron James this offseason, there are several premium free agents available in the summer of 2010...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 1,259 reads 5 comments

  10. NBA Power Rankings: Lakers Close Out 2009 on Top

    As 2009 winds down, the NBA is starting to give us a clear picture of what the intriguing storylines are for the rest of the season...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 686 reads 3 comments

  11. Will LeBron James Sign With the Dallas Mavericks?

    According to sports writers, there is only four legit possibilities for LeBron James in the summer of 2010: the New York Knicks, the New Jersey Nets, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and lately the Miami Heat...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 9,038 reads 25 comments

  12. Move Over, Jason Terry: Josh Howard Is Mavs' New Sixth Man

    Josh Howard made his triumphant return to the Mavericks against the Phoenix Suns, showing the Mavericks what they were missing without him, and reviving a team that was reeling from a two-game ...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 405 reads 7 comments

  13. A Look At Tim Donaghy's Allegations: True or False?

    Despite the relative lack of attention that is given to the Tim Donaghy scandal as opposed to Tiger Woods, Michael Vick, Plaxico Burress or steroids, it is the most serious of all...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 2,844 reads 3 comments

  14. An Exception Or The Rule? Dallas Mavericks Have First Losing Streak

    It was too good to last. The Mavericks had avoided losing back-to-back games thus far in the season, which is a great way to keep a high seed in the playoffs. But no more...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 221 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA Power Rankings: Lakers, Magic, Celtics, Nuggets at Top of Heap

    We're more than a month into the season, and we're seeing early returns on offseason maneuvers and healthy people coming back (unless you're the Spurs), so this seems like a good time to break down how the league is looking at this point...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 554 reads 1 comments

  16. Dallas Mavericks Finding Sucess Outside The Box

    The first month of the NBA season can be called a success for the Dallas Mavericks. Besides a slip-up on opening night and a loss to the six-deep Warriors, the Mavericks have done everything ...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 178 reads 3 comments

  17. Dallas Mavericks Submit a Masterpiece of a Quarter

    I'll admit it. I thought the Mavericks were going to drop it last night to the New Jersey Nets. I had a whole article written that I was going to publish yesterday about how the Mavs had no choice ...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 246 reads 1 comments

  18. For Now, Jason Kidd Is The Mavericks' Point Guard of the Future

    This summer, the Mavs' front office repeatedly said that re-signing Jason Kidd was priority No. 1. Some (at the risk of sounding like a Kobe fan, I'll call this group the "haters") thought that ...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 5 years ago 577 reads 4 comments

  19. Attention Sports Fans: Get Ready To Hate Brandon Jennings

    Everybody loves a good story. The problem with a good story in these days of the 24-hour news cycle, is that a good story quickly becomes an old story, beaten to death by countless talking heads for hours, days, weeks...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 709 reads 1 comments

  20. Kidd and Beaubois: Mavericks' Defensive Dynamic Duo

    The Dallas Mavericks are making a strong defensive stance this season. Previously, they lived and died by their jump shot—when it was cold, they lost; when it was falling, they won...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 325 reads 0 comments

  21. Revenge of The Knuckleheads: Tim Thomas and Drew Gooden Coming Through

    When the Dallas Mavericks announced the sign-and-trade that brought Shawn Marion to Dallas, I was quite excited. Whatever else the Matrix might be, he's an exciting, athletic defender and an explosive scorer, and I was glad to see him coming to Dallas...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about 5 years ago 295 reads 3 comments

  22. For Dallas Mavericks, Strong Starts are Paving the Way for Solid Finishes

    Over the past few seasons, the Dallas Mavericks have been historically slow starters. In 2006, they dropped their first four before going 67-11 to finish the season...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about 5 years ago 184 reads 2 comments

  23. Dirk Nowitzki Is Your MVP Front-Runner

    I won't lie. I'm not what you would call an impartial observer when it comes to the Dallas Mavericks or Dirk Nowitzki...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about 5 years ago 904 reads 33 comments

  24. Dallas Mavericks' Fab Four Point Guards Leading the Way

    Even as the Dallas Mavericks have made it deeper and deeper into the playoffs in recent years, they've had weaknesses at two key positions; some might say THE key positions...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about 5 years ago 568 reads 1 comments

  25. Washington Capitals Host Wounded Warriors on Veterans Day

    More than 50 wounded warriors and their Families headed to the Verizon Center on Wednesday to spend Veterans Day watching the Washington Capitals take on the New York Islanders...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about 5 years ago 134 reads 0 comments