Dallas Mavericks: Keys to Game Two vs. Phoenix Suns

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The Dallas Mavericks fell 114-121 to the Phoenix Suns in Game One of the Western Conference semi-finals match-up featuring the first seed versus the fourth seed. The score looks somewhat competitive, but the truth is that the Mavericks were knocked out of this one early. They had a few runs to make things interesting, but […] READ MORE


Dallas Mavericks: Three Post-Break Predictions

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The Dallas Mavericks are sitting at fifth in the Western Conference standings with a record of 35-24. The last couple of weeks have been quite turbulent, mainly stemming from trading away Kristaps Porzingis to the Washington Wizards for Spencer Dinwiddie and Davis Bertans. Dallas, however, has remained a winning team, due in large part to the brilliance of Luka Doncic. In […] READ MORE


Two John Collins Trade Ideas

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There are rumors circulating that the Atlanta Hawks are looking to make some more trades after already dealing Cam Reddish. Reports indicate that anyone outside of Trae Young and Clint Capela is available. The first name that pops out, in that case, is John Collins. The high-flying power forward is one of the better big men in the league and […] READ MORE


The Dallas Mavericks are Bought into Defense

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The Dallas Mavericks haven’t quite lived up to all the expectations they carried into this season. With that being said, they’re right in the thick of things in the Western Conference playoff race. Improvements can be made here and there, but one eye-opening difference is the team’s defense. They struggled with this in the past, […] READ MORE


Atlanta Hawks: Three potential Deals to improve the team’s defense

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The Atlanta Hawks entered the 2021-22 season with high expectations after losing to the eventual NBA Champions the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference Finals last season. Fast forward six months and the Hawks sit 12th in the Eastern Conference with a 17-22 record. Their most recent loss came against a Kawhi Leonard and Paul […] READ MORE


Two Joe Harris Trade Ideas

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There have been rumblings across the league about the Brooklyn Nets being more open to trading Joe Harris. This, of course, should be music to other teams’ ears. Harris is one of the top shooters in the entire league, is brilliant off the ball, and can play decent defense. He’s the ideal asset to have. […] READ MORE


Dallas Mavericks: Analyzing the Center Rotation

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The Dallas Mavericks have a solid and set rotation outside of the center position. Luka Doncic is a superstar, while Jalen Brunson is one of the better back-ups in the league. Tim Hardaway Jr and Reggie Bullock give the team plenty of options from shooting to defense. Dorian Finney-Smith is another strong “three-and-d” option. Up front is where things get messy. The messiness is […] READ MORE


Dallas Mavericks: Analyzing the Current Rotation

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The Dallas Mavericks had the cap space to be able to make a splash this offseason but remained relatively quiet. A quick glance shows an improved team compared to last season, but it’s safe to say expectations this summer were higher after the hiring of Jason Kidd as head coach and Nico Harrison as the […] READ MORE


Dallas Mavericks: Rotation after COVID-19 Issues

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The Dallas Mavericks have been the latest team to be affected by COVID-19. Four players will now miss significant time. This includes Josh Richardson, Dorian Finney-Smith, Jalen Brunson, and Maxi Kleber. The first three were all ruled out after the Mavericks’ win versus the Denver Nuggets, while Kleber was ruled out after the win versus the Orlando Magic. […] READ MORE


Kristaps Porzingis is Crucial for the Dallas Mavericks

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The Dallas Mavericks currently have a record of 5-4. The season’s young, so it’s too early to panic. Luka Doncic began the season in a “slump” for his hefty expectations but came alive once again in the Mavericks’ recent win versus the Houston Rockets. The team has certainly had its ups and downs early, but one […] READ MORE