CBS' Jim Spanarkel looks back happily on days with original Mavs, even the time a tiger was brought to the locker room
Dallas News (blog)
He joined the Mavericks in the 1980 expansion draft designed to stock Dallas' new NBA team with disposable bodies. A 6-5 guard in the pre-Mike Krzyzewski era at Duke, Spanarkel was the 16th pick of the 1979 draft. But things didn't quite work out with ...
The Scoop: Dallas Mavericks Introduce the Dirkwurst, Norma's Expands, and More
There's not always enough time in the day to skim a lengthy, re-worded press release that's been stamped with “breaking” or “exclusive.” And some stories don't warrant an entire page of prose. Each week we'll gather the most important tidbits of Dallas ...
Dallas Mavericks: There Will Only Ever Be One Dirk
The Smoking Cuban
For many years of his career, Dirk Nowitzki did not get hardly any respect for his game. Now that he has established himself as one of the best, everyone wants to find “The Next Dirk”. Spoiler alert: You're not going to find one. In every sport, there ...
Mavericks give Seth Curry an opportunity to get the point
DALLAS -- You might want to get used to Seth Curry starting at point guard for the Dallas Mavericks. He certainly aced the first night of his audition. Mavs coach Rick Carlisle opted to insert center Nerlens Noel in the starting lineup Thursday night ...
The Miami Heat welcome a day to 'decompress' before facing Boston Celtics' 5-foot-9 'lion'
Palm Beach Post (blog)
MIAMI – Heat coach Erik Spoelstra realizes the value of his players taking a day to decompress and not pick up a basketball. That is why Friday, a day before Miami was schedule to jet off for a crucial (aren't they all, now?) three games on the road ...
Heat will make history if they can secure playoff berth
They put together the NBA's longest winning streak this season, a 13-game run that was beyond surprising. They are on the cusp of doing something never accomplished in NBA history. This Miami Heat comeback tale has been an epic one. And now comes ...
Breaking down schedules for Miami Heat and five other contenders for 5th through 8th spots in East
Palm Beach Post (blog)
Miami could have opened a two game lead over the Pistons and Bulls and pulled to within a half-game of the Bucks and Pacers, who are tied for Nos. 6 and 7. Instead, the Heat enter their two-day break before starting a three-game road trip in Boston on ...
Miami Heat: Haslem thinks Celtics should move on from Allen pettiness
All U Can Heat
Udonis Haslem tells the Miami Herald that the Boston Celtics need to move on from their pettiness over Ray Allen's joining the Miami Heat. The Miami Heat's Udonis Haslem spoke about the Boston Celtics' omission of an invitation to Ray Allen for the ...