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Mavericks Fire Avery Johnson

Regular-season prowess, postseason pratfalls defined rookie coach's Dallas tenure

(Newser) - From the start, Avery Johnson was a perfect fit as coach of the Dallas Mavericks. At the end, it was pretty obvious he wasn't. Johnson lost his job Wednesday, a move the team referred to as "relieving him of his duties." More »

Dallas Approaches Playoffs Precipice

Carmelo leads third-quarter charge as Nuggets roll, 118-105

(Newser) - Jason Kidd's Mavericks remain winless against winning teams after Carmelo Anthony's Nuggets took control in the third quarter to win 118-105. It was a devastating loss for Dallas, which is now only one game ahead of Denver, the West's ninth place team, for the conference's final playoff spot. The Nuggets... More »

Mavericks Handle Spurs

Devin Harris takes control, leads Dallas to big early-season victory

(Newser) - Anchored by superb point guard play from Devin Harris the Mavericks beat the Spurs 105-92 last night. Harris had 18 points and 5 assists and held All-Star Tony Parker to 1-11 shooting. More »

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