Oh Huh, The Dallas Mavericks Might Be Good Again

The Dallas Mavericks were lumped in with the Portland Trailblazers as teams most likely to drop out of the playoffs this year. They missed out on Texas natives DeAndre Jordan and LaMarcus Aldridge, then overpaid for Wesley Matthews. The Great Emoji War was not kind to them. And yet here they are, with a 9-4 record,… »11/21/15 5:45pm11/21/15 5:45pm


ESPN's Promo For Mavericks-Clippers Goofs On The DeAndre Jordan Saga

The late-night standoff/sleepover that wooed DeAndre Jordan away from the Mavericks and back onto the Clippers will forever be one of the funniest moments in sports. So I’m cool with this silly ESPN promo for tomorrow night’s game between the Mavericks and Clippers, because nobody should ever stop making jokes about… »11/10/15 10:30am11/10/15 10:30am

Mark Cuban Is Still Incredibly Heated About The DeAndre Jordan War

Over the summer the Dallas Mavericks thought they had signed DeAndre Jordan, only for him to renege on his verbal commitment and re-sign with the Clippers. The NBA schedule-makers—ever the delightful trolls—gave us a national TV Mavericks-Clippers game for the Clippers’ home opener, and reporters naturally checked in… »10/29/15 10:24pm10/29/15 10:24pm

Chandler Parsons Started The Great NBA Emoji War By Accident

The DeAndre Jordan Standoff is one of the best story lines in the history of the NBA offseason, in part because it involved a wacky emoji war that swept across all of NBA social media. But now Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons, the man who started that war, says his opening salvo wasn’t even related to the Jordan… »9/24/15 4:06pm9/24/15 4:06pm

DeAndre Jordan Hurt Chandler Parsons's Feelings. Hurt 'Em Real Bad, Bro.

Nobody was more instrumental to the Mavericks’ courtship of DeAndre Jordan than Chandler Parsons. Dallas’ small forward was attached to Jordan’s hip throughout the free-agency period, reportedly taking the big man out to dinner five nights in a row and wooing him with talk of MVP awards and All-Star games. But now,… »7/10/15 9:47am7/10/15 9:47am

A Sure-Why-Not Theory Explains Why The Mavs Might Lose DeAndre Jordan

DeAndre Jordan was all set to become a Dallas Maverick last week, but now he might be staying in Los Angeles after all, and everyone is wondering what the hell happened. Well, good news! We just received an illustrated theory from a tipster that lays out a very compelling case for how the Clippers got back into the… »7/08/15 4:52pm7/08/15 4:52pm

Rockets' Twitter Guy Fired Over Emoji Violence

The Rockets’ Twitter account sent out a tweet Tuesday night as the team played Game 5 against the Mavericks, which showed a gun to a horse’s head in emoji, along with, “Shhhhh. Just close your eyes. It will all be over soon.” (Houston was in the process of eliminating Dallas.) The tweet was deleted shortly after, and… »4/29/15 5:28pm4/29/15 5:28pm