Posts Tagged ‘Dallas Mavericks’

Down Memory Lane: Joey Crawford loses his mind, tosses Duncan for laughing

Throughout this long and tedious NBA offseason we’re going to delve into the archives and take a look at some of the more memorable moments from previous years. We’ll have game winning shots, dustups and brain snaps, monster jams and much more. Up now, in a 2007 contest between the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas […]

Day 6 – LBJ still taking care of business

After six days of the NBA playoffs it’s looking as if the window has officially shut on the Mavericks’ aspirations of defending their title. And in New York, LeBron & Co played their first playoff game in Madison Square Garden – they didn’t disappoint. 3 votes – LeBron James. After three quarters had been played […]

Day 1 – We begin with drama

Reeling from the emotional high of watching the Thunder-Mavs game just moments ago, I sat down and loaded ESPN in my browser only to be confronted with the wincing face of Derrick Rose lying on the floor, his post-season finished before it had barely begun. Such were the highs and lows of a drama-filled Day […]

Q&A Roundtable: The home stretch

With only a few weeks left in the 2011-2012 season and some teams having as few as 10 games left to play, we’re well and truly on the home stretch. Perfect time then to check in with the NBAMate crew and pick their brains on all the big questions. Q&A stylez. 1. The Heat’s recent […]

The 2011-12 Season Preview Round Table

It’s been a funny offseason. A long offseason. The craziest offseason I can remember, which is saying something after Lebron’s free agent drama last year. But we can now put it all behind us and look forward to some kick-ass NBA basketball ahead, because I really do believe the 2011-12 season will be one to […]

10 Things We Learned in June

It’s that time of the month folks, when I chime in with 10 observations from the previous month’s action. Let’s get straight into it. 1.         It’s All On LeBron Dirk was legendary and the Dallas team was collectively brilliant, but let’s be realistic. If LeBron James shows up, or even just matches his averages, the […]

Game 6 – Lebron and the World Champion Dallas Mavericks

I deliberately waited a couple of days to write this post, because I didn’t want to be guilty of the immediate overreaction that so much of the NBA media and its fans have been spewing forth. “Lebron has destroyed his legacy”… “Lebron is more Pippen than Jordan”… “Dirk is a top-20 player all time”… This […]

2011 NBA Finals – the Q&A Roundtable

1. Which team was more impressive in finishing off their opposition 4-1 in the Conf Finals – the Mavs or the Heat? Ash: Heat. Mavs were impressive, but OKC blowing Game 4 and 5 down the stretch was what really won it for them. Miami dominated Chicago throughout. Ant: Impressive? Heat, as the Bulls are a […]

Day 20 – The End of an Era?

We’ll do the votes, then we’ll talk about the amazing, incredible completely unpredictable predicament the Lakers have found themselves in thanks to this super Dallas team. 3 votes – Derrick Rose. The best game of Derrick Rose’s playoff career thus far.  He was so aggressive that I was almost offended just watching him. He was […]

5 Burning Qs and Predictions for the 2011 NBA Playoffs

I don’t know if I’ve told you this before, but man, I love the playoffs.  I really love em.  And you all know how much I love my NBA. I can’t wait till the regular season rolls around, to see how prior champions respond, to see the new cream rise to the top. To follow […]