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Rick Carlisle defends choice not to play Beaubois, because everyone else was so good

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Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle went with what he trusted over what had worked for key stretches of game six against the Spurs, and for the series. Rodrigue Beaubois sat for five games, and when he did get meaningful minutes in game six — and played well — he still sat in the fourth quarter. It [more]

Quote of the day, Brooklyn Decker's job is safe

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“Definitely, my modeling career is going to be postponed.” –San Antonio’s Manu Ginobili, on the broken nose he is playing though this series. (via the San Antonio Express News) [more]

Erick Dampier, did you think David Stern was kidding about the referee criticism?

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Congratulations Erick Dampier, you’re the next contestant on the “pay $35,000 game show.” After the Mavericks lost game three to the Spurs, he said to ESPN and anyone else that would listen: “When we play defense we’re under a magnifying glass,” said Dampier. “But when we’re on offense, there’s no magnifying glass.” David Stern said [more]

Would the Spurs break up the big three and trade Tony Parker?

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Next season, Tony Parker could be used as a $13.5 million expiring contract. Or, you could use him as one of the best, most experienced scoring point guards in the game. Logic might suggest the latter, Parker is part of The Big Three in San Antonio. A good team that looks very spry as of [more]

NBA Playoffs: Suddenly those Spurs are back, and the Mavericks don't know what to do about it

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Uh-oh. Those Spurs are back. The ones that have all those pretty little banners hanging up in the AT&T Center. The seemingly mistake free ones. For one night at least, those guys were back. Tim Duncan was his cyborg-efficient self. Manu Ginobili continues to play like a man on fire. They defend but do not [more]