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Kyrie Irving is healthy and drama-free in Dallas as a playoff pairing with Luka Doncic dawns

Apr. 19, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving is healthy and publicly free of drama, self-inflicted or otherwise, heading into his first playoff game with co-star Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks. The eight-time All-Star and 2016 NBA champion alongside LeBron James in Cleveland brought up on his...

Kawhi Leonard fighting 'stubborn inflammation' and is questionable for Game 1 of playoffs

Apr. 18, 2024 18:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has been fighting “very, very stubborn inflammation” in his surgically repaired right knee for nearly three weeks and he'll be listed as questionable for the Los Angeles Clippers' playoff opener against the Dallas Mavericks. The fourth-seeded...

Clippers preparing to have Kawhi Leonard for Game 1 against Mavericks

Apr. 17, 2024 15:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has yet to practice five-on-five with the Los Angeles Clippers as they prepare to face the Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the playoffs. Leonard hasn't played in a game since March 31 because of inflammation in his surgically repaired right...

Kawhi Leonard's status for Clippers' playoff opener against Mavericks remains murky

Apr. 16, 2024 18:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard’s status for the Los Angeles Clippers’ first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks remains murky. Leonard missed the final eight games of the regular season with right knee inflammation. The Clippers were 4-4 in that stretch, having...

Thunder rout Mavericks 135-86 to take the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference

Apr. 14, 2024 19:01 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — With about 90 seconds remaining, Oklahoma City's fans stood in unison and began chanting. O-K-C! O-K-C! As the final moments wound down in a 135-86 win over the Dallas Mavericks, the still-standing Thunder fans celebrated a team that went from...

Rockets beat playoff-bound Clippers 116-105 to salvage a .500 season. Kawhi Leonard still out for LA

Apr. 14, 2024 18:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rookie Cam Whitmore scored 21 points and the Houston Rockets beat the playoff-bound Los Angeles Clippers 116-105 on Sunday to finish at .500 season and avoid a fourth straight losing season. Rookie Amen Thompson had a triple-double of 18 points, 11 rebounds and a...

Marcus Sasser leads Pistons past Mavericks 107-89, with Luka Doncic, Kyrie Irving sitting out

Apr. 13, 2024 00:19 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Rookie Marcus Sasser scored 24 points in his hometown return, including 13 straight Detroit points during a stretch of the third quarter, and the Pistons beat the Dallas Mavericks — playing without Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving — 107-89 on Friday night. The Pistons...

Kyrie Irving is out for the Mavs against the Pistons after playing 31 consecutive games

Apr. 12, 2024 19:05 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving is being listed as out for the Dallas Mavericks' regular-season home finale against Detroit on Friday night, which would end the star guard's streak of 31 consecutive games played. The designation for Irving, who has been on his longest stretch of games...

Doncic scores 29, Irving adds 25 and Mavericks roll past Heat 111-92 to claim Southwest Division

Apr. 10, 2024 23:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Kyrie Irving clinched a $1 million bonus. Luka Doncic nearly got another triple-double. Daniel Gafford's latest can't-miss streak continued. Oh, and the red-hot Dallas Mavericks won again. Doncic scored 29 points and added nine rebounds and nine assists,...

'Pravi MVP': In any language, Mavs think Doncic is the NBA's best player

Apr. 10, 2024 19:40 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks had a message on Wednesday night: “Pravi MVP.” Translated, that means Real MVP. And because it was coming from the Mavs, it was also pretty easy to figure out what the message on the T-shirts that players, coaches and staff wore before the game...