Dirk Nowitzki Can Still Carry Mavericks, but Monta Ellis Just What They Needed
Following a statement 108-106 road win against the Portland Trail Blazers , it's clear that Dirk Nowitzki is still an NBA alpha dog who can carry the Dallas Mavericks , but Monta Ellis is just what this team needed to contend for a playoff berth.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Will the Real Monta Ellis Please Stand Up?
Will the Real Monta Ellis Please Stand Up? Is he the heavy-minutes, high-usage king of the NBA 's gunners that we saw over the last few years with the Golden State Warriors and the Milwaukee Bucks ? Is he the picture of efficiency that we've seen so far this season, the one whose partnership with Dirk Nowitzki has sparked the Dallas Mavericks back ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Detroit Pistons' Brandon Jennings not surprised by his success, nor Monta Ellis'
Brandon Jennings said he thought it would turn out this way when he went to the Detroit Pistons and his former backcourt mate Monta Ellis went to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Dallas Mavericks Must Find Success on West Coast Trip
The Dallas Mavericks never seem to skip a beat, but can they stand the heat ? Yes the Mavs can, and they will warm us up with momentum and magic with their Mav Mix all holiday - and hopefully, NBA - season long.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Golden State of Mind
Golden State Warriors at Dallas Mavericks preview: Is Monta Ellis for real?
Ronaldinho answered some questions for Rebecca Lawson of SB Nation's Mavs Moneyball that were posted this morning and I returned some questions to her really late today, which we'll post now.
Blue Man Hoop
Golden State Warriors Will Face a Different Monta Ellis
It's been a year and a half since the Golden State Warriors traded Monta Ellis, owner Joe Lacob was ruthlessly booed by the fans, and somehow, someway, the Warriors have become one of the most popular and up-and-coming teams in the league.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
As Brandon Jennings blends playmaking with his own offense, Detroit Pistons' efficiency soars
As a fifth-year NBA player, yet still just 24 years old, the Detroit Pistons' Brandon Jennings admits he remains a work in progress in managing that delicate line any point guard straddles, between implementing his own game and sacrificing large chunks of it.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Fear the Deer? Not at the Palace
The Green Bay Packers have not won in a month because their superstar has been sidelined due to a broken left collarbone.
Mavs' Carter Getting in the Way of Progress
When you almost blow a 28-point lead to the lowly Utah Jazz and have to over-extend starters' minutes, it comes back to haunt you.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Brandon Jennings, Brandon Knight to play vs. prior teams
It's still far too early to tell following the late July sign-and-trade deal that sent point guard Brandon Jennings from the Milwaukee Bucks to Detroit in exchange for point guard Brandon Knight.
Statsketball, Pt. 1: Streaky Jae and a Changed Monta
Part 1 of my new weekly series highlighting a few key stats for the Mavs season so far, including some stats that I've personally calculated.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
How Shawn Marion Has Morphed Into A Shooting Threat
The Mavericks have hopped out of the gate to a pretty awesome start in the 2013-2014 season.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Dallas Mavericks Have Found Something with Dirk Nowitzki and Monta Ellis
Patchwork transactions have turned the Dallas Mavericks into one of the NBA 's biggest early season surprises.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
GM12: (Ellis'd) Reacts
Thad did get a double-double, but he was visibly outmatched by Dirk Nowitzki for the majority of the game.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Rick Carlisle Deserves Award For What He's Done with Monta Ellis on Dallas Mavericks
On Monday night as the Dallas Mavericks took on the Philadelphia 76ers in their 11th game of the 2013-14 NBA season, Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle knew that the Sixers were going to be playing small-ball, so he combatted that by taking Samuel Dalembert out of the starting-five and playing a bit of small-ball himself.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Bucks are peaking from beyond the arc
Bucks guard O.J. Mayo is making three-pointers at the fourth- best clip in the NBA .
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Roy Hibbert lifts Indiana Pacers to 104-77 rout of Milwaukee Bucks
The Pacers became the first team since the 2002-03 Dallas Mavericks to open a season 9-0.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
The Orlando Sentinel
Glen 'Big Baby' Davis: I'm moving on from motel incident
Glen Davis today said he's moving on from last weekend's incident in a Travelodge lobby in which he threw one of the motel's computer keyboards against a wall shortly after he was informed the motel had no vacancies.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Pinpointing the Ceiling of NBA's Biggest Early-Season Surprises
About-face, kids, there's no one popping out of a confetti-filled cake behind you.
The Miami Herald
Brian Schmitz: Coach K says shame on NBA tankers
For the Magic, the best news coming out of the Champions Classic - i.e. the NBA Lottery Preview Show - is that they can miss on landing Andrew Wiggins and still score in the draft.