Justified or not, Kristaps Porzingis’ afterthought concerns were a long time coming

Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis of the Dallas Mavericks react against the LA Clippers in the first quarter in game three of the Western Conference...

Having agreed a five-year max contract with the Dallas Mavericks in 2019, teaming up with fellow European import Luka Doncic, it’s unsurprising that reports have surfaced over the big man’s disapproval at his role as an afterthought to their star guard – but things need to change. Continue reading

Kawhi Leonard delivers in the clutch again, as LA Clippers handed Game 7 lifeline

After finding themselves down 0-2 earlier in the series against a determined Dallas Mavericks display, the LA Clippers have an opportunity to atone for last season’s Game 7 woes this weekend. They have Kawhi Leonard to thank, but the job isn’t over yet.

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Preview: Utah Jazz vs Dallas Mavericks – Can Doncic & co snap Jazz’s nine-game streak?

Luka Doncic and Jalen Brunson of the Dallas Mavericks hi-five during the game against the Denver Nuggets on January 25, 2021 at the American Airlines...

Two Western Conference sides clash in the early hours on Thursday, as the Dallas Mavericks (8-9) travel to Salt Lake City against an in-form Utah Jazz (13-4) team next.  In what will be billed as the battle of the duos: Mitchell-Gobert vs. Doncic-Porzingis, the hosts put their nine-game winning streak on the line once more – no-one else leaguewide boasts a similar run of late. Continue reading

NBA Previews: Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics, Indiana Pacers entertain Dallas Mavericks

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Two more NBA match previews as the Philadelphia 76ers (9-5) attempt to bounce back from their narrow defeat in Memphis against Eastern Conference rivals Boston (8-4), while the Indiana Pacers continue life without Victor Oladipo, hosting Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks, who have been unpredictable to start the regular season. Which sides will prevail? Continue reading