Dirk Nowitzki

Hope restored for Mavs

As a lifelong Dallas Mavericks fan, any fear of dying without witnessing “the one” was dismissed after Dirk and company were able to upset The Big Three in 2011. Life since that miracle season has not been easy. 2012 ended with a first-round sweeping by the Thunder, and the team failed to make the playoffs…

Big 2nd half coming

Interesting first half as the Thunder gave Dirk some different looks and then really attacked offensively. That allowed Tyson Chandler to roam free inside and he had 11 suprise points and should have finisheda couple more times. Shawn Marion also gave away some chances. Nowitzki took five shots, making 3, and had 13 points. OKC’s…

Mavericks-Blazers

The Blazers got lucky, at least according to most NBA talking heads, by drawing the Dallas Mavericks. No one wanted to draw the Lakers, which the Blazers were one Kobe Bryant missed 3 from doing on Wednesday night, and it seemed all the lower seeds wanted to play Dallas. I still think the 57-win Mavs…