Mavericks Vs. Suns: Dallas Closes Out Homestand - SB Nation Dallas
The playoff-bound Dallas Mavericks will close out a three- game homestand tonight versus the Phoenix Suns at American Airlines Center. Dallas is currently third in the Western Conference standings, just one game behind the Los Angeles Lakers and one game ahead of Oklahoma City with three games remaining. The Mavericks ended a four-game losing streak with Friday's 107-96 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers in Big D.
Suns-Mavericks Preview - NBA - Yahoo! Sports
The Dallas Mavericks are fighting two teams for playoff seeding in the Western Conference. Fighting amongst themselves seemed to inspire a comeback that ended their losing streak. Dallas tries to continue its push to overtake the Los Angeles Lakers for the No. 2 seed when it hosts the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night.
Inside Report: Suns-Mavericks preview — Mavs bid for season sweep of Suns, keeping No. 3 in West
Although the Phoenix Suns are eliminated from playoff contention, they could still have a hand in deciding where the Mavericks end up in the postseason picture. Phoenix, which has a 0-3 record against the Mavericks this season, still figures to pose a great challenge when the two teams square off at the American Airlines Center on Sunday evening.
Phoenix Suns Face Predictably-Struggling Mavs In Game With Seeding Implications - Bright Side Of The Sun
While the Suns face an uncertain future, one thing seems sure: the 13th pick in the upcoming NBA draft (less than 1% chance to win the lottery). Utah is in the catbird seat for the 12th pick, holding a 2 game lead over the Suns (1 fewer win, plus the tiebreak by losing the season series), while Houston has the 14th pick locked in with a 3-game lead of their own. Considering there's only 2 or 3 games left for each team, the suspense is over. The Dallas Mavericks, on the other hand, could finish anywhere from 2-4 in the conference standings
Inside Report: Practice Report — Kidd set for return, Terry makes amends
After getting back on track with a much-needed 107-96 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night, the Mavericks returned to the practice court with positive vibes while looking ahead to their final back-to-back of the regular season.
Jason Kidd will return vs. Suns - Dallas Mavericks Blog - ESPN Dallas
Jason Kidd's vacation is over. "It was a much-needed break," Kidd said after he participated in the Dallas Mavericks practice Saturday morning. Kidd hasn't played since last Sunday's blowout loss to the Portland Trail Blazers that ended the rigorous six-game, 10-day road trip.
Where will Mavs fit Corey Brewer? - Dallas Mavericks Blog - ESPN Dallas
Don't get used to seeing Corey Brewer in the starting lineup. They lanky, 6-foot-9 small forward got his first start of his Dallas Mavericks career Friday -- at shooting guard -- and did not disappoint. He played alongside the ever-struggling Rodrigue Beaubois in Jason Kidd's absence and put up a career-best type of stat line: 20 points, six rebounds, four assists, four steals, and, well, four turnovers, too.
Recap: Dallas Mavericks 107, Los Angeles Clippers 96 | The Two Man Game
Wins against the Clippers may be all but assumed, but don’t take this one for granted; Dallas needed a W pretty badly for both the sake of their collective psyche and their place in the standings, and bounced back from a poor defensive performance in the first quarter to win this one outright.
Seeds Nos. 2-8 still in play in final week - Dallas Mavericks Blog - ESPN Dallas
What a crazy week, and more is on the way as the NBA heads into the final week of regular-season basketball. We had Denver Nuggets coach George Karl publicly request a playoff meeting with the Dallas Mavericks over the Oklahoma City Thunder after the Nuggets beat the Mavs, which was then followed by the Thunder thumping Karl's new-look Nuggets for the second time in a matter of days.
Photos: Mavericks beat Clippers to end four-game skid
Some photos of our most recent victory!