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DALLAS - Jason Kidd is coming back to Dallas again, this time to replace the coach he won a championship with as the point guard of the Mavericks 10 years ago.Kidd and the Mavericks agreed on a contract Friday (Saturday, Manila time), ...
Jun 26, 2021
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INDIANAPOLIS - When Kevin Pritchard hired a new coach in October, he took a calculated risk. This time, the Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations went for the known commodity.Pritchard hired longtime Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), ...
Jun 25, 2021
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DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki is joining the Dallas Mavericks as an adviser in the wake of the abrupt departures of general manager Donnie Nelson and coach Rick Carlisle.The franchise leader in nearly every category said on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) he considered ...
Jun 19, 2021
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RICK Carlisle stepped down as coach of the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), the second major departure for that franchise in as many days.Carlisle spent 13 seasons in Dallas, leading the Mavericks to the 2011 NBA title. His decision ...
Jun 18, 2021
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WASHINGTON - Rick Carlisle is back coaching the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night at Washington after missing Friday's win in New York against the Knicks due to a positive COVID-19 test.Carlisle, in his 13th season coaching the Mavericks, said ...
Apr 4, 2021
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DALLAS Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle missed Friday's game at the New York Knicks (Saturday, Manila time) after testing positive for COVID-19 the morning of the game.Carlisle says he has been fully vaccinated since January and wasn't ...
Apr 3, 2021
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By Peter Finney Jr.NEW ORLEANS - The Zion Williamson Express is quickly becoming much more than a trending analogy.Just ask Dallas coach Rick Carlisle, whose short-handed Mavericks were overpowered by Williamson in the final minutes of a 112-103 victory ...
Mar 28, 2021
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THERE was one difference during yet another multigame injury absence for Kristaps Porzingis with the Dallas Mavericks.Trade rumors surfaced for the first time since the 7-foot-3 Latvian came to Dallas as the centerpiece of a blockbuster 2019 deal with ...
Feb 27, 2021
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MIAMI - Orlando's Steve Clifford figures he's like every other NBA coach right now: Wake up, go to whatever now serves as the office, study his own team, maybe think about possible opponents, and resume planning.Of course, nobody knows what ...
Apr 3, 2020
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HOUSTON - Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic will be out at least six games with a sprained right ankle.Doncic was injured during a scrimmage in practice on Thursday and coach Rick Carlisle said before Friday's game against the Rockets (Saturday, Manila ...
Feb 1, 2020
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DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki's debut in his record 21st season with the Dallas Mavericks won't be in the opener.Coach Rick Carlisle said on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) the 40-year-old Nowitzki will miss "multiple weeks" with a ...
Oct 13, 2018
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DALLAS Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle responded angrily on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) after LaVar Ball's claim that the Los Angeles Lakers no longer want to play for coach Luke Walton.Ball, the outspoken father of Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball, ...
Jan 8, 2018
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DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks shot their way to a milestone victory for coach Rick Carlisle.Nowitzki made five of Dallas' 16 3-pointers, and the Mavericks beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 108-82, on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) ...
Dec 3, 2017
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DALLAS - Demarre Carroll wasn't happy about the way the Brooklyn Nets started the third quarter in a 109-104 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time)."We looked lackadaisical," Carroll said. "Nobody was being aggressive, so ...
Nov 30, 2017
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DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki decided a while back that he would play a 20th season for the Dallas Mavericks.The big German has a potential heir in Harrison Barnes, some intriguing young players with rotation potential around him and a good enough feeling ...
Apr 14, 2017
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NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins are providing increasing proof that "tall ball" could work for the New Orleans Pelicans.Davis had 30 points and 13 rebounds, Cousins added 29 points and 16 rebounds in his return from a two-game ...
Mar 30, 2017
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NEW YORK - Kristaps Porzingis came to the NBA from Europe as a 7-footer with 3-point range, so the comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki were inevitable.Jeff Hornacek figured the best way for Porzingis to play like Nowitzki was to play with ...
Nov 21, 2016
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MIAMI - Draymond Green has a history, and in this case it seems to have been helpful.He's a kicker.Only a minute before the overly excitable Golden State forward kicked Oklahoma City's Steven Adams in the midsection during ...
May 24, 2016
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MIAMI - Coaching changes are constant in the NBA, except in San Antonio.Since Gregg Popovich became coach of the Spurs on Dec. 10, 1996, there have been 233 coaching changes throughout the rest of the league. The most recent of those came ...
May 13, 2016
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DALLAS - Mavericks leading scorer Dirk Nowitzki is missing Dallas' game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) because of fluid on the knee.Coach Rick Carlisle said Nowitzki would get treatment on the knee and he wasn' ...
Jan 21, 2016
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DALLAS - Rick Carlisle now figures to be coach of the Mavericks long after Dirk Nowitzki retires.The franchise leader in victories and architect of Dallas' only championship has what amounts to a seven-year contract after he signed a five-year, $ ...
Nov 6, 2015
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