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Today We Remember: Dallas Mavericks

Jan 16, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) talks with head coach Rick Carlisle during the game against the Houston Rockets at the American Airlines Center. The Mavs beat the Rockets 105-100. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

For Dirk Nowitzki’s Dallas Mavericks, first round playoff exits deem entire seasons failures. Such was the case in 2004 when Don Nelson’s last team was ousted by the Sacramento Kings in five games. The dominant 2007 Mavs will be remembered forever, but on the wrong side of history: they fell after six dramatic games to the eighth-seeded Golden State Warriors. And the 2008 and 2010 squads suffered similar fates, as high aspirations led to new questions and offseason changes after they were easily ousted in late April.
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Last night in the NBA Playoffs: At Least They Were Out There Montaballing

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Say hello to Jack Maloney, HP’s newest contributor. You need a Vine, video, picture, or gif from last night? Jack’s got you covered. Continue Reading

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NBA Playoffs Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Dallas Mavericks

The playoffs are here and we have another Spurs and Mavericks playoff match up. How the Mavericks Got Here: The Dallas Mavericks made the playoffs by beating the teams down the stretch and playing with a sense of urgency. The Mavericks… Continue Reading