1. 2011 NBA Draft Results: Grading the Dallas Mavericks' Draft Night

    While there were several trades and some surprising selections in the 2011 NBA Draft , the Dallas Mavericks flew under the radar for the most part...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 2,079 reads 4 comments

  2. NBA Draft 2011: 10 Potential Prospects To Help Dallas Mavericks Repeat Next Year

    The defending champion Dallas Mavericks (it is still quite unbelievable to put these words on paper) will be looking to add a piece or two to their already strong roster in hopes to repeat next year as champions...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 2,314 reads 15 comments

  3. NBA Free Agents 2011: Where Will J.J. Barea Play Next Season?

    Jose Juan Barea added the ultimate resume builder to his career by becoming an NBA champion. All of a sudden, he became one of the hottest free agents of this year and is bound to receive calls from all around the league...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 7,844 reads 15 comments

  4. NBA Trade & Free Agent Buzz: Dwight Howard and Chris Paul Could Be Clippers?

    The NBA season just ended and it ended in spectacular fashion. Two superstars and all-time greats finally got their well-deserved rings in Dallas while a crownless king spent another year of his career without getting his...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 11,023 reads 36 comments

  5. NBA Finals 2011: Dallas Mavericks vs. Miami Heat Post-Game 5 Reaction

    The Dallas Mavericks keep surprising NBA fans all over the country and the world with their success in the postseason. Game 5 of the NBA finals was just another episode of the surprising run the Dallas Mavericks are on...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 2,254 reads 5 comments

  6. Dirk Nowitzki: With a Ring, How Does He Compare to Tim Duncan?

    A championship ring is just about the only remaining unaccomplished achievement in Dirk Nowitzki’s career. In NBA history, it is obvious how much weight championships bear on player’s legacies...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 554 reads 38 comments

  7. NBA Finals 2011: Dallas Mavericks vs. Miami Heat Postgame 1 Reaction

    Game 1 of the 2011 NBA Finals was a great game played by two great teams. It is constantly said that defense wins championships. There was plenty of defense played in this game...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 3,883 reads 93 comments

  8. NBA Finals 2011: 10 Burning Questions Facing Dallas Mavericks Against Miami Heat

    As the NBA postseason nears its end, the teams meeting in the NBA Finals are not those that the average fan would have expected to see there...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 588 reads 4 comments

  9. LeBron James vs. Dirk Nowitzki: Whose Legacy Benefits More from a Championship?

     LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki are among the top five players in the NBA right now, and arguably 1A and 1B in the playoffs this year...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 2,667 reads 41 comments

  10. NBA Playoffs 2011: Dallas Mavericks Keep Winning Despite Biased Officiating

    ?In the postseason, it would be hard to find another team that has played with the passion and aggressiveness the Mavericks have displayed so far...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 8,043 reads 92 comments

  11. NBA Playoffs 2011: Dallas Mavericks vs OKC Thunder Game 3 Post-Game Reaction

    The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. The final score was close, but it does not tell the whole story whatsoever...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 86 reads 20 comments

  12. NBA Playoffs 2011: Dallas Mavericks vs. OKC Thunder Post-Game 1 Reaction

    In a game where superstars did not disappoint (cutting you some slack here Russell Westbrook), the Dallas Mavericks were able to make enough plays to draw first blood against the Thunder in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 732 reads 2 comments

  13. NBA Playoffs 2011: Dallas Mavericks Take Shocking 2-0 Lead On LA Lakers

    Most NBA followers would agree that they did not expect the Dallas Mavericks to come out of the first round, let alone challenge the Lakers in the second round...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 1,401 reads 22 comments

  14. NBA Playoffs 2011: Is This the Mavericks' Last Chance to Win It All?

    Year after year, the Dallas Mavericks are looked upon as a great regular season team that will pose no threat to win a title. Even this year, as a No. 3 overall seed, they were not expected to go past the first round of the playoffs...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 309 reads 13 comments

  15. NBA Playoffs 2011: Mavericks Eliminate Blazers with First Road Victory

    The Portland Trail Blazers knew that in order to beat the Mavericks, they would have to win a game on the road. The Dallas Mavericks got the same memo. Throughout the first five games, each team bravely defended its home court...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 1,166 reads 2 comments

  16. San Antonio Spurs Down Memphis Grizzlies with Incredible Clutch Performance

    Down four with just ticks remaining on regulation, the Spurs showed the world why they should never be doubted on a basketball court. Manu Ginobili and Gary Neal delivered clutch shots that allowed the game to stretch into overtime...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 1,124 reads 16 comments

  17. Dallas Mavericks Turn Fortune Around, Win Game 5 by Double Digits

    Game 5 between the Dallas Mavericks and the Portland Trail Blazers started the same way the first four contests did. In the first half, there were numerous lead changes. Defense dominated for both teams...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 1,222 reads 17 comments

  18. NBA Playoffs 2011: San Antonio Spurs Next Texas Team to Make Infamous History

    Four years ago, the Dallas Mavericks made infamous NBA history by becoming the first team to lose in the first round as a No. 1 seed in a best of seven series. The Mavericks lost to the Golden State Warriors in six games...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 102 reads 31 comments

  19. NBA Playoffs 2011: Will Caron Butler's Return Make Mavericks West Favorites?

    The Dallas Mavericks are playing some of the best basketball they have played all season. Before the fourth quarter of Game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers , they were clearly the best team in the Western Conference...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 3,515 reads 11 comments

  20. Brandon Roy Propels Portland Trail Blazers over Mavericks in Game 4

    The Portland Trail Blazers came into tonight's game down two games to one and facing a must win contest. For three quarters they looked like a team ready to pack their bags early...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 1,279 reads 20 comments

  21. NBA Playoff Preview: Dallas Mavericks vs Portland Trail Blazers Game 2

    Game 1 between the Dallas Mavericks and Portland Trail Blazers came down to the last few minutes and stars were given the chance to shine. They did...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 1,056 reads 8 comments

  22. NBA Playoffs 2011: Dallas Mavericks Draw First Blood on Portland Trail Blazers

    Game 1 of the battle between the third and sixth seeds of the Western Conference was just what everyone was expecting. Both teams showed passion, hustle and determination...

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  23. NBA Playoff Predictions: Dallas Mavericks vs Portland Trail Blazers Game One

    With the NBA playoffs 2011 starting in just a few hours, every team in the post-season is getting ready to face a challenge. The Dallas Mavericks and Portland Trail Blazers are no exception...

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  24. NBA Playoff Predictions: 5 Things Dallas Mavs Must Do To Beat Portland

    The Dallas Mavericks finished the season tied record-wise for the second seed in the Western Conference. A tie-breaker with the Los Angeles Lakers dropped them to No. 3, setting up a meeting with the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round...

    Andrew Pierluissi Written by Andrew Pierluissi about 3 years ago 1,579 reads 1 comments

  25. NBA Playoff Predictions: Will Injury to Manu Ginobili Risk Spurs 1st-Round Exit?

    In the last game of the 2010-2011 NBA regular season, the San Antonio Spurs decided to play their starters against the Phoenix Suns . It is debatable whether or not the starters should have been on the court at all...

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