Friday Jun 7
Mark Cuban gives SMU $100,000 to get to the bottom of flopping in the NBA
If you've watched at least one NBA game in the past two years voiced by former coach-turned-commentator Jeff Van Gundy, it's likely you've heard an espousal on flopping, the exaggerative act meant to highlight often incidental contact that sometimes fools the referee into issuing a sham foul against the other team.
Dallas Mavericks Areas That Must Be Upgraded Before 2013 Season
However, the Mavs now find themselves in a much different place. The team has been off for nearly two months after finishing 41-41 - good for only 10th place in the Western Conference - and failing to make the NBA playoffs for the first time in 12 years, a drastic fall from June 2013 when they won its first ever NBA title and sat at the top of the ... (more)
Dallas Morning News
A sign that Cuban knows retiring Kidd's jersey is right thing to do
For Derek Fisher, his traditional No. 2 was the same number worn by a previous point guard of some renown in Dallas.
Monday Bolts - 6.3.13
"What you're left with is a great competitor who likes to win and has always been able to score, but who is also a rare combination of being smaller, older, less skilled, less trustworthy and a worse teammate than we were ever led to believe.
Isaiah Canaan Comparable Analysis
He is a little heavier than average, but his body fat is lower than average, so the extra weight is muscle.