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Mavericks figure to keep focus on Doncic amid sudden shakeup

Jun. 18, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Mark Cuban is suddenly without a coach and general manager after the Dallas Mavericks were one of the models of stability in the NBA for more than a decade. The owner's next moves figure to be all about superstar Luka Doncic following coach Rick Carlisle's...

GM Donnie Nelson, who brought Nowitzki, Doncic, leaving Mavs

Jun. 16, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson, instrumental in the club's acquisitions of Dirk Nowitzki and Luka Doncic, is leaving the organization after 24 seasons. The Mavericks said Wednesday the club and Nelson agreed to part ways, with owner Mark...

Mavs focus on help for Doncic after another 1st-round exit

Jun. 07, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks are out in the first round again. The urgency to get their young superstar enough help for some deep playoff runs will grow fast, although the Mavericks are about to buy themselves time in pursuit of the franchise's first postseason...

Home sweet home: Clippers beat Mavs 126-111 to win series

Jun. 06, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No chest-thumping, shouting or theatrics. With very little change of expression, Kawhi Leonard altered the Los Angeles Clippers' playoff fortunes. Leonard narrowly missed a triple-double, finishing with 28 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, to help...

Clippers in LA for Game 7 vs Mavs in series without home win

Jun. 05, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

The only NBA playoff series to go six games without the home team winning is headed back to Los Angeles, where the Clippers can advance with a Game 7 victory over Dallas and not worry about when they might see the Lakers. Lose at home again Sunday, and Kawhi Leonard and...

Clippers beat Mavs 104-97, force Game 7 in another road win

Jun. 05, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers made it an NBA-record six straight victories for the road team in a playoff series. Now they have to figure out how to beat Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks at home in a Game 7 to avoid another bitter...

Doncic scores 42, leads Mavs over Clippers 105-100 in Game 5

Jun. 03, 2021 02:20 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Something's got to give between the Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Clippers. Neither team has won at home yet, and now it's the Mavs' turn. Luka Doncic scored 42 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. hit two free throws with eight seconds left, and Dallas...

Stars carry Clippers at Mavs again, 106-81 rout evens series

May. 31, 2021 01:19 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A little cat-and-mouse game between the coaches over the size of the lineups didn’t amount to much, as entertaining as it was early for another boisterous crowd in Dallas. The big dogs of the Los Angeles Clippers were the difference on the road again,...

Clippers spoil Mavs' party, 118-108, to get back in series

May. 29, 2021 01:36 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Don't count out Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and the Los Angeles Clippers just yet. Not even a raucous party atmosphere and big early Dallas lead in Luka Doncic's home playoff debut could keep the Clippers from getting back in a first-round series after a...

Clippers look to avoid another playoff meltdown vs Mavericks

May. 27, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

The Dallas Mavericks are poised to add another chapter to the Los Angeles Clippers' playoff misery. With everyone in the NBA focused on fan misconduct, the Clippers find themselves in a familiar position after losing the first two games at Staples...