My day job and a fantastic Dave Chappelle show prevented this from being posted earlier, but there was a lot to like in the Mavs' first win of the season. 1st Quarter Noel finally starts in order to match Memphis' "size" (i.e. Marc Gasol). By the end of the game the Mavs will be defending … Continue reading 10.25.2017 – Memphis Grizzlies at Dallas Mavericks
Entering the game, there is really only one way this is going to go (spoiler alert: Dallas will lose), and the Warriors coming off a 1-2 start doesn't help. But that makes me reflect on an interesting conversation being had during and after the Finals this summer: do you enjoy watching the Warriors? Some people … Continue reading 10.23.2017 – Golden State Warriors at Dallas Mavericks
1st Quarter Each game this season has, at least on the Dallas broadcast, opened with some kind of look at Dirk's legacy, either with career highlights or interviews with opposing players. I know there's a team option on his contract for next season, but it sure seems like a farewell tour. This is the third … Continue reading 10.21.2017 – Dallas Mavericks at Houston Rockets
1st Quarter DSJ is out for this game because he tried to dunk over three guys 6 feet away from the rim, and will be out for the Houston game tonight. That should give him lots of time for coaching on when exactly it's okay to launch your body into the air. JJ Barea starts … Continue reading 10.20.2017 – Sacramento Kings at Dallas Mavericks
1st Quarter Here we go. The Mavs' starters to open the season are DSJ, Yogi, Wes, Barnes, and Dirk. Let's just get this out of the way: this is a terrible defensive lineup. That changes when Noel gets on the floor, something we'll see later (then, unfortunately, won't see at the end of the game). … Continue reading 10.18.2017 – Atlanta Hawks at Dallas Mavericks
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