>Finally! A Ring to Remember

> Photoshop by Payton Wales MIAMI — For one group of wily veterans, June 12 will be the day that cemented their basketball legacies. For Jason Terry and Dirk Nowitzki, the night’s victory also added the extra sweet taste of redemption. On the other side of the spectrum, LeBron James left more questions than answers. … Continue reading

>Bosh Last-Second Shot Secures Game 3 Win For Heat

> Photoshop by Payton Wales DALLAS — Dwyane Wade looked like a man possessed June 5, refusing to let the Dallas Mavericks defeat his Miami Heat. But it was Chris Bosh who became the Game 3 hero. Bosh, who had 18 points on the night, seemed timid throughout the night, passing up wide-open shots on numerous … Continue reading

>Everyone Deserves a Second Chance

>On June 13th, 2006 Dirk Nowitski and the Dallas Mavericks were on top of the NBA. They were coming off of a 60 win season. They had just swept the Grizzlies, dethroned the defending champion Spurs and bested the then reigning 2-time MVP and Dirk’s best friend Steve Nash and the Suns. The Mavs lead … Continue reading


>Game 2 of the Mavericks / Thunder Western Conference Finals series is tonight. If you can’t watch the game, let me fill you in on I think will happen, and it will probably be 100% correct and then you’ll feel like you hadn’t missed the game at all. The defense will be picked up: Both … Continue reading

>Nation of Domination

>So… whoever had the Mavs over the Lakers in a sweep raise your hand. The arms of anyone who reads that sentence had better look like Rajon Rondo’s left one did Saturday night, because nobody predicted this. Of course, with any abnormal happening there are always lessons to be handed out, so what did we … Continue reading

>Los Angeles Lakers: Round 2 Preview

> LOS ANGELES– The Lakers finished off the Hornets rather easily in their first-round matchup. But to hear the critics tell it, they struggled to win the series, 4-2. In the Lakers’ two losses, the Hornets played as close to perfect as a team and a point guard, Chris Paul, can play. And they won … Continue reading

>Mavericks / Blazers Game 5 Recap

>Many NBA enthusiasts agree that Game 5 is many times the most important game of a seven-game series, especially when the particular series is tied at 2-2. This game was especially important for the Dallas Mavericks, who couldn’t afford to walk into a Game 6 in the Rose Garden down 3-2 to the Portland Trailblazers, … Continue reading

>#3 Dallas vs. #6 Portland: The Lost Series

> Despite this being one of the most anticipated of the NBA Playoff series, and probably the closest on paper, not much attention has been paid to this series nationally, and I think I know why. Here are a few reasons: 1. We haven’t, or I guess I should say I haven’t, been previewing or … Continue reading