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Mavs on Brink of Another Early Exit

New Orleans goes up 3-1 over Dallas in first-round playoff series

(Newser) - David West let out his pent-up frustration over a poor Game 3 with a determined effort Sunday, scoring 10 of his 24 points in a quick stretch early in the second half to help the New Orleans Hornets pull away for a 97-84 victory and a 3-1 lead in the... More »

Paul Shines in Playoff Debut as Hornets Win

Star has 25 points, 10 assists to lead comeback over Dallas

(Newser) - So much for playoff experience. Chris Paul had 35 points and 10 assists in his first career playoff game last night, lifting the New Orleans Hornets to a 104-92 come-from-behind victory over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1 of their first-round series. David West also  scored 23 points to help... More »

Mavericks Rally to Beat Suns

Dirk Nowitzki scores 32 for Dallas

(Newser) - Dirk Nowitzki scored 32 points as the Dallas Mavericks rallied from a 13-point fourth quarter deficit for a crucial 105-98 victory over the Phoenix Suns tonight. Josh Howard added 24 and Brandon Bass 19 for the Mavericks. Phoenix went scoreless for just under eight minutes, missing 12 shots in the... More »

Odom Helps Lakers Clinch Playoff Spot

Season-high 31 points keys 112-108 victory over Mavericks

(Newser) - Lamar Odom scored a season-high 31 points, Kobe Bryant added 25 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers clinched a playoff berth Friday night with a 112-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Pau Gasol had 25 points and seven assists for the Lakers, and Odom grabbed 10 rebounds. More »

Howard Propels Dirk-Less Mavs Past Clippers

They halt 3-game skid with 103-90 victory

(Newser) - In the Mavs' first game since Dirk Nowitzki was sidelined with sprains to his left knee and ankle, Josh Howard stepped up with a 32-point performance, lifting Dallas over the Clippers, 103-90. Howard started slowly before exploding in the third quarter, scoring 20 rapid points to break open a 60-58... More »

Howard, Dirk Cruise Past Bobcats

Warriors close out East schedule; Nuggets master Grizzlies

(Newser) - Josh Howard returned to form, sparking the Mavericks with a 20-point first half. He ended with 24 and Dirk Nowitzki added 26 in Dallas' 118-93 rout of Charlotte, reports the Dallas Morning News. Howard's defense also stymied Bobcats wing Jason Richardson, who shot 4 of 16. Gerald Wallace had 14... More »

Kidd Quiets Critics in Mavs' Defeat of Kings

Bulls crumble under Wizards, Rockets get 14th win from Grizzlies

(Newser) - Any doubters in Dallas have likely changed their tune after Jason Kidd nearly snagged a triple-double in the Mavericks' 115-106 domination of Sacramento. The Mavs put the leap in Leap Day, with Kidd grabbing 11 boards, Dirk Nowitzki hauling in 10, Josh Howard getting nine, and Erick Dampier leading with... More »

Sixers Send Mavs to Second Straight Loss

Dallas looking tired, Philadelphia now winners of four straight

(Newser) - Andre Miller scored 21 points as the Philadelphia 76ers handed the Dallas Mavericks their second straight loss to a team at least seven games under .500. On Sunday Dallas was stunned by New Jersey. Dirk Nowitzki did not play well, putting up a meager 15 points, on 4-of-15 shooting, as... More »

Mavs Win Battle of Howards

Dallas prevails over Orlando as Dwight, Josh match stats

(Newser) - Both Josh Howard and Dwight Howard (no relation) had 28 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists, but Dallas's bench outscored Orlando's 46-16 to deliver a 107-98 win. Thus ended a two-game skid for Dallas, which rebounded nicely from a 90-67 demolition in Detroit. Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu had a triple-double... More »

Payback for the Pistons

Detroit avenges blowout loss to Dallas, 90-67

(Newser) - Detroit avenged a brutal loss at Dallas with a 90-67 blowout at home of the hurting Mavericks, who were missing two key guards. Pistons center Rasheed Wallace applied brutal pressure on Dallas's Dirk Nowitzki, who ended up with a decidedly un-Dirk-like 3-for-18 day from the field. Josh Howard also shot... More »

Mavs Have Guns Blazing in Win Over Memphis

Howard, Nowitzki, Dampier dominate up front on both ends

(Newser) - Dallas used 70% shooting to outscore Memphis by 14 in the first quarter and then coasted, winning 103-84. Josh Howard made his first eight shots as part of the early barrage and totaled 26 points, reports AP. Dirk Nowitzki had 20 for the Mavs who have won 12 of 14... More »

Mavs Get Revenge on Nellie, Warriors

Also, cellar dwellars Miami and MInnesota lose yet again

(Newser) - Golden State returned to the site of its historic upset from the 2007 playoffs, but the results were different this time as Dallas pounded them 121-99.  Normally reserved Dirk Nowitzki netted 28 points and showed great emotion during the Mavericks' 19-4 fourth-quarter run. Warriors playoff star Baron Davis struggled... More »

J-Roll Fields NL MVP

Diminutive shortstop backed up swagger with hot hitting, Gold Glove defense

(Newser) - Jimmy Rollins, who helped fulfill his bold prediction of a playoff appearance for the long-suffering Phillies, squeaked by Colorado's Matt Holliday for the National League MVP award, reports MLB.com. At 353 voting points, his 17-point margin over the brawny Rockies slugger was the slimmest in 16 years. More »

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