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WATCH: Mark Cuban looked disgusted during Spurs' big run

Earlier today, the San Antonio Spurs finished off the Dallas Mavericks in game one of their playoff series with a 15-0 run in the fourth quarter. During the game, TNT cameras decided to pan over to Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban for a reaction and well, he provided one: Poor Mr. Cuban… *** Cuban shakes his head [Caleb Saenz] Cuban image courtesy of Getty Images
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Mavericks looking for a first-round upset over rival Spurs

After suffering an overtime loss in their season finale, the Dallas Mavericks are set to face off with the NBA-leading San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the 2014 postseason. The Mavericks are making their 13th appearance in 14 years while the Spurs are in the postseason for the 17th straight year, every year of Tim Duncan’s career. It will mark the sixth playoff match up...
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Dallas Mavericks fan has Dirk Nowitzki face-painted toe nail

There are many ways to show off your team pride for the upcoming NBA playoffs but one Dallas Mavericks fan decided to go beyond the call of duty for her team. Earlier today, a Twitter user by the name of Ashley Jordan decided to post an image of her foot which shows an image of Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki on one toe-nail and Re-Dirkulous on the other: My toes are playoff ready!...
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Mark Cuban thinks Bucks selling for $550M is a ‘bargain’

Tweet Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has never been shy. He also knows business, and thinks the Milwaukee Bucks were sold well below their value. The Bucks were sold by long-time owner Herb Kohl to a couple of investors for $550 million, about half of what Cuban believes NBA franchises are worth. “I think they got off cheap,” Cuban said via ESPN Dallas. “I think that...
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Monta Ellis Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week

The Dallas Mavericks’ Monta Ellis was named the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from April 7 to April 13. Ellis averaged 25.7 points, 4.7 assists and 4.0 rebounds, powering the Mavs to a 2-1 record on the week. Game of the week: Ellis recorded 37 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals as the Mavericks clinched a playoff berth with a 101...
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A look at Mavs' potentially 'lovely' playoff picture

DALLAS - For the 13th time in 14 years, the Dallas Mavericks are in the NBA playoffs. "It's lovely," said Monta Ellis after the Mavs' Saturday night playoff-clinching 101-98 win over Phoenix. "We set this goal at the beginning of training camp. Everybody doubted us. ...'' The chip-on-the-shoulder/us-against-the-world mindset is the oldest self-motivational...
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Dallas Mavericks: Ellis and Dirk lead Mavs to a playoff berth

This just proved why Mark Cuban elected to sign Monta Ellis to a three-year deal and pair him up in Dallas with franchise-leader Dirk Nowitzki. Nowitzki and Ellis combined to score 60 points, 44 in the second half as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Phoenix Suns 101-98 on April 12 to secure a playoff spot. Dallas makes a return trip to the postseason after missing out last season...
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Mark Cuban stands behind boisterous public-address announcer

Mark Cuban said Saturday evening that public-address announcer Sean Heath will continue with his duties as the Mavericks’ official screamer and crowd-rouser. Heath’s comments on social media cost the owner $25,000 as the NBA fined Heath for criticizing referee Dan Crawford after a close loss to Golden State. “Yeah, absolutely,” Cuban said when asked if Heath would continue...
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Durant studying Nowitzki's game for added success

Imitation is said to be the sincerest form of flattery, so Dirk Nowitzki must feel pretty good about one of the current best in the game in Kevin Durant copying his game. According to Marc Stein at ESPN, Durant has been privately training with Adam Harrington, who briefly played alongside Nowitzki with the Dallas Mavericks more than 10 years ago and has studied the coaching techniques...
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Ellis' season high helps Mavs clinch playoff berth

DALLAS (AP) -- Monta Ellis came to Dallas because he wanted to pair up with Dirk Nowitzki and see what kind of scoring tag team they could be. With the Mavericks in danger of making their playoff road much more difficult, they shared their best moment of the season. Ellis matched his season high with 37 points and Nowitzki scored 21 of his 23 during a second-half rally that carried...
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NBA Lifts Suspension On Mavericks’ PA Announcer, Fines Team $25K

Dallas Mavericks public-address announcer Sean Heath will be back at his desk Saturday night, after the NBA rescinded its two-game suspension as punishment for his Twitter rant following the Mavs’ 122-120 overtime loss to the Golden State Warriors April 1. The league has elected to fine the team $25,000 instead. Heath took to Twitter after the game to criticize league officials...
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Rick Carlisle: Dirk Nowitzki Top-12 player of all-time

Dirk Nowitzki moved into 10th place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list earlier this week.   Nowitzki recently had Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich call him “arguably, the greatest pure shooter” the league has ever seen. Now his own head coach, Rick Carlisle, believes Nowitzki will go down as one of the 12 greatest players of all time.  Carlise also believes the 35-year-old...
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Mavs PA announcer suspended 2 games by NBA for ripping refs

ESPN is reporting that Dallas Mavericks public address announcer Sean Heath was suspended two games by the NBA today for a series of tweets he sent out criticizing the officiating in the Mavs April 1 122-120 OT loss to the Warriors. @nba Danny Crawford just blew a goaltending call and cost the Mavs a game. We will all be awaiting your apology. #pathetic — Sean Heath (@theseanheath...
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Pop: Nowitzki 'arguably the best pure shooter we’ve ever seen'

Dirk Nowitzki became 10th on the all-time scoring list after knocking down a 18-foot jumper against Utah on Tuesday. He passed hall of famer Oscar Robertson. The 7-foot German has passed the likes of Jerry West, Reggie Miller, Kevin Garnett, Alex English, John Havlicek and Dominique Wilkins this year. It doesn’t stop there for Dirk, he has a realistic chance to surpass Shaquille...
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NBA admits refs blew critical call in Mavericks-Warriors game

NBA President Rod Thorn acknowledged that GoldenSate Warriors center Jermaine O’Neal should have been called for goaltending on a critical block of Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis’ go-ahead shot late in the Warriors’ 122-120 win over the Dallas Mavericks on April 1, at American Airlines Center. “Upon review at the league office, we have found that a shot taken by Dallas’...
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