DALLAS (AP) Dirk Nowitzki is willing to hop on a plane at a moment’s notice. Mark Cuban won’t have “Shark Tank” tapings that interfere with recruiting. The Dallas Mavericks and their star player and owner […]
Kobe Bryant had 38 points to win a scoring duel with Dirk Nowitzki, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Dallas Mavericks 103-99 Sunday in a matchup of teams fighting to get in the playoff race.
Oklahoma City rallied in the fourth quarter for a 103-97 victory Saturday night to sweep the defending NBA champion Mavericks during the first round of the playoffs.
The Dallas Mavericks didn’t even get to enjoy their first NBA title for an entire year.
Kevin Durant finally found his postseason shooting touch, and the Thunder never trailed on the way to a 95-79 victory over the Mavericks on Thursday night.
Russell Westbrook scored 29 points, Kevin Durant added 26 in an off-shooting performance and the Oklahoma City Thunder clawed out a 102-99 victory over defending champion Dallas on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.
Kevin Durant was determined to not let the Oklahoma City Thunder lose another playoff game at home to Dallas.
NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki and Los Angeles’ Clippers center Chris Kaman will play for the German national team for this summer’s European Championships.
Dirk Nowitzki, Mark Cuban and the NBA champion Mavericks are rolling through the streets of downtown Dallas in a parade celebrating the club’s first NBA championship.
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks are NBA champions, and they went through LeBron James for that long-awaited first title.
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks finally have the lead in these ultra-close NBA finals, and now it really is “now or never” for LeBron James and the Miami Heat.
The Miami Heat have struck first in the NBA finals. LeBron James scored 24 points for his first win in five finals-game appearances, Dwyane Wade added 22 points and 10 rebounds and the Heat beat the Dallas Mavericks 92-84 in Game 1 of the title series Tuesday night. The Heat trailed by eight points early in the third quarter before pulling away.
Kevin Durant scored 24 points and James Harden added 23, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 106-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night, knotting the Western Conference finals at one game each.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points, Shawn Marion added 14 and the Dallas Mavericks stunned the erratic Los Angeles Lakers 93-81 in Game 2 on Wednesday night, taking a 2-0 second-round lead over the two-time defending champions with consecutive road wins.
Kobe Bryant and Dirk Nowitzki were born just two months apart in 1978, and they’ve both been NBA superstars for over a decade. They’ve won one league MVP award apiece, and Bryant has only a slight edge in career scoring averages and All-Star appearances.