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Dallas Mavericks guard Seth Curry (30) drives the ball against Minnesota Timberwolves guard D'Angelo Russell in the first half during an NBA basketball game on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard Rodriguez)

Hardaway scores 23 to lead Mavs past Timberwolves 139-123

Feb. 25, 2020 12:43 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks shook off one of their most frustrating losses of the season with one of their most impressive offensive performances. Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 23 points to lead seven Mavericks in double figures, and Dallas never trailed in a 139-123 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on...

Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins (20) shoots past Dallas Mavericks guard Delon Wright (55) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Brett Davis)

Collins, Hawks get hot late, rally past Mavericks 111-107

Feb. 22, 2020 11:44 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins was in no mood to feel sorry for the Dallas Mavericks and their short-handed roster. “I feel like I definitely took advantage of the mismatches I had tonight," Collins said. “As you guys know, I can crash the basket pretty well, so I think I definitely took...

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) shoots over Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Mavs All-Star Doncic resting ankle on back-to-back at Hawks

Feb. 22, 2020 2:07 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — All-Star Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks is skipping the second night of a back-to-back in Atlanta to rest the right ankle he has sprained twice, an injury that sidelined him both times. Doncic was listed as out with right ankle soreness for the visit to the Hawks on Saturday night....

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) shoots over Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Doncic, Mavericks notch another road win, 122-106 at Magic

Feb. 21, 2020 11:05 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — All-Star Luka Doncic did his usual thing in Orlando and got some unexpected help from teammate Maxi Kleber. Doncic nearly had a triple-double, finishing with 33 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and the Dallas Mavericks cruised past the Magic 122-106 on Friday night. Kleber added...

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) attempts a shot as Sacramento Kings guard Cory Joseph (9) and forward Harrison Barnes (40) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Doncic shines in return from injury, Mavs beat Kings 130-111

Feb. 13, 2020 12:24 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Before heading to the All-Star game to play with his basketball idol, Luka Doncic returned from injury to test a pairing that's a lot more important to the Dallas Mavericks sensation. The 20-year-old Slovenian and fellow Euro star Kristaps Porzingis will want to keep this up after the break....

Mavericks sign Kidd-Gilchrist after buyout with Hornets

Feb. 11, 2020 12:25 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks added veteran Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to their young core Tuesday as they close in on the franchise's first trip to the playoffs in four years. Kidd-Gilchrist, the No. 2 pick in the 2012 draft, signed with the Mavericks after taking a buyout from the Charlotte Hornets....

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) celebrates a dunk against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Clarkson, perfect Gobert help Jazz beat Mavericks 123-119

Feb. 11, 2020 12:30 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Another perfect night for Rudy Gobert against Dallas didn't feel much like one with a lead slipping away in the third quarter. The Utah Jazz and their 7-foot-1 center found a way to hang on for the win. Jordan Clarkson scored 25 points before fouling out, helping Gobert and the Jazz beat the...

Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier, left, beats Dallas Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. to a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Curry returns home, scores 26 as Mavs rout Hornets 116-100

Feb. 8, 2020 10:26 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seth Curry has watched his older brother Stephen have some memorable homecoming games at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte. He figured he needed one of his own. A motivated Curry was impressive Saturday night in his hometown, making his first 10 shots from the field — six of...

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) goes to the basket next to Dallas Mavericks center Willie Cauley-Stein (33), guard Tim Hardaway Jr., center, and guard Jalen Brunson (13) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Beal's last-second layup helps Wizards beat Mavericks

Feb. 7, 2020 10:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal's last-second layup handed the Dallas Mavericks another loss without Luka Doncic. They felt as though things slipped away well before that. Beal made a layup with 0.2 seconds left to finish with 29 points and give the Washington Wizards a 119-118 victory Friday night over...

Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) goes up to stop Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) from making a pass during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Morant leads short-handed Grizzlies past Mavericks, 121-107

Feb. 6, 2020 1:38 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are making big strides on the court and significant moves off it. Ja Morant scored 21 points, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Tyus Jones added 19 apiece, and the short-handed Grizzlies beat the Dallas Mavericks 121-107 on Wednesday night to move over .500 for the first time this...