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Playoff Preview: The Texas Slapfest

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014 | 0 comments

Let’s get this out of the way first: San Antonio and Dallas don’t like each other very much. Just one day before the playoff...

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Abolish (Useless) NBA Divisions: Stepping Closer Towards Restructure

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 | 1 comment

I know saying one conference is distinctly better than the other may be considered oversimplification, but the Western Conference, when...

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Brandan Wright’s Unnaturally Natural Jump

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 | 1 comment

Brandan Wright might be the skinniest player in the NBA. When he’s standing at rest on the floor, nothing except for his above-average...

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Dirk Nowitzki and the Corner Three

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 | 0 comments

This weekend Dirk Nowitzki hit his first corner three-pointer of the season. That sentence would not be newsworthy if it wasn’t...

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Are the Mavericks in NBA Hell?

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 | 1 comment

Hopelessness is a strong word, perhaps too strong to describe the Dallas Mavericks future. They aren’t hopeless, but it is difficult to...

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Devin Harris and the Rebirth of the Dallas Bench

Posted by on Feb 5, 2014 | 0 comments

The Mavericks would not have won the NBA championship in 2011 were it not for the contributions of J.J. Barea. It was Rick...

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Vince Carter’s Resurrection

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 | 2 comments

Tonight marks the return of Dallas Mavericks guard Vince Carter to his old stomping grounds, his old kingdom, the Air Canada Center and a...

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The Greatest Play in Basketball

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 | 0 comments

The Mavericks offense might depend on Monta Ellis’ ability to drive to the rim, but the most dangerous weapon in the team’s...

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The Pressure On Monta To Be Monta

Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 | 0 comments

Monta Ellis is a wonderful player in that his imperfections are always as visible as everything he does well. He wrongs, then rights, then...

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An Under-Appreciated Living Legend

Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 | 2 comments

No one really knows when Dirk Nowitzki is retiring.The one thing we do know for certain is that it’s soon. Sadly, at 35 years, Dirk is old...

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#10WordRecaps: December 18, 2013

Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 | 0 comments

Another day, another installment of #10WordRecaps. Every week night we will be collecting game recaps on Twitter, (in 10 words less) from...

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Timing Is Everything: Welcome Back, Brandan Wright

Posted by on Dec 16, 2013 | 0 comments

Ratings-breaking center Brandan Wright returned to the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night, and it could not have come at a better time....

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#10WordRecaps: December 11, 2013

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 | 0 comments

Another day, another installment of #10WordRecaps. Every week night we will be collecting game recaps on Twitter, (in 10 words less) from...

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Visualizing Efficiency and the Four Factors

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 | 0 comments

Above is a new version of a visualization I put together last year using team data from Basketball-Reference. On their season summary page...

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#10WordRecaps: December 4, 2013

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 | 0 comments

Another day, another installment of #10WordRecaps. Every week night we will be collecting game recaps on Twitter, (in 10 words less) from...

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#10WordRecaps: December 3, 2013

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 | 0 comments

Another day, another installment of #10WordRecaps. Every week night we will be collecting game recaps on Twitter, (in 10 words less) from...

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