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Mavericks collapse to Lakers shows urgent need for both players, coaches to get serious

Dallas is still seemingly stuck in the mud despite the recent Kyrie Irving trade

Basketball is about feelings: How Kyrie Irving’s seamless fit in Dallas shows that pickup helps players adapt

Pickup basketball helps you learn to adapt to many different styles and players. This is an ode to pickup, the purest form of the game

Basketball is about feelings: Can Luka Dončić adapt his game?

It’s time for Luka Dončić to adapt his game to fit this team. But can he?

Kyrie Irving can fit with Luka Doncic

It’s everything else that’s terrifying

Basketball is about feelings: Luka Dončić sees the spaces on the floor when the rest of us see players 

Luka Dončić’s vision is extraordinary. Like the best quarterbacks in the world, he seems to see the spaces between players rather than the individual parts

The Dallas Mavericks take the marshmallow test after the Kyrie Irving trade

The Mavericks press the big red button

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in the trade for Kyrie Irving

Some immediate thoughts hours after Dallas traded for the Nets star

The Dallas Mavericks have crossed the point of no return with the Kyrie Irving trade

There’s no turning back now

Basketball is about feelings: It’s the inconsistency that’s driving me crazy

What is there to say about a team that seems to only know how to underperform or overperform?

The Mavericks have two paths available this trade deadline

You can make a case for Dallas to be buyers or sellers.

The Mavericks’ defense has fallen apart

There’s regression, Then there’s this.

Basketball is about feelings: Is there a scenario where Luka Dončić finishes his career in Europe?

What’s the chance Luka Dončić will retire in Europe?

These Mavericks cannot establish immaculate vibes

Every time we think they may be turning things around, they fall flat on their faces

Basketball is about feelings: The Wood-Dončić chemistry is enough reason to keep Wood

Has Luka Dončić ever had better chemistry with a big man in this league?

‘It’s disrespectful’ — Mark Cuban doesn’t like the latest Luka Doncic mural in Deep Ellum

Artist Preston Pannek is making a statement.

Jaden Hardy has undeniable upside

But inconsistency means maintaining perspective

The Mavericks defense needs reinforcements

With key defenders out, Dallas is having trouble getting stops

Basketball is about feelings: The mental game of free throws is harder than you think

Free throws are a lot more than uncontested shots from the line. It’s pressure, overthinking and a flow-stopper. Free throws for elite athletes are a mental game

Twitter is not the coach for the Dallas Mavericks but Fate just might be

The remaining options for key roles happen to be broadly popular

What we can learn from the Mavericks win streak

What we’ve observed as the Mavericks season gets back on track

Basketball is about feelings: Now Luka Dončić, the showman, has to show up against bad teams too

He is the master of showing up for the big games. Now Luka Dončić has to find a way to bring the same effort to every single game

There’s nothing surprising about what Luka Doncic does

Doncic's brilliance has been obvious since the beginning

Christmas feelings: Basketball is joy wrapped up in a ball of hope 

This Christmas, if there’s one thing I wish for, it’s that everyone has a thing like basketball in their lives. A place that brings them joy, hope and community. A place to belong.

The case for a quiet, soft tank for the Dallas Mavericks

How losing can set the Dallas Mavericks up for a better future.

Basketball is about feelings: The Mavericks need more leadership

The Mavericks can’t count on a 23 year old generational talent to be the lone leader on and off the court. They need an experienced guy to help carry the burden

Basketball is about feelings: Learning how to lose in Europe taught Luka Dončić how to win

European basketball has a setup that makes young players more resilient, grow their character and teaches a winning mindset

What national hot take pundits fail to grasp about the Dallas Mavericks

The Mavericks are interdicted by circumstances of their own choosing

The Dallas Mavericks are missing Jalen Brunson on and off the court

The Mavericks could use a dose of what Brunson brought to the team

Basketball is about feelings: What a difference one game makes

The win in New York was encouraging and started a much-needed winning stretch for the Mavericks, but to keep winning, leadership, energy and vibe issues will be all the more important

The Kemba Walker signing shows that nothing has changed for the Mavericks

The Mavericks seem to be winging it, as usual

Basketball is about feelings: If you didn’t miss Maxi Kleber, you haven’t been paying attention

Defensive anchor and work ethic, Maxi Kleber does more than meets the eye.

The Mavericks could turn their season around if they just played their best players more

Dallas is off to a disappointing start, but there are still ways to change things without a major trade