Heard It Through the Grapevine

Posted by Rob Mahoney on October 2, 2009 under xOther | Read the First Comment

  • Charles Barkley talked to Zac Crain of D Magazine/Inside Corner about his anti-Mavs rep. I’ll agree that it’s based in perception more than MFFLs often realize, and that we Mavs fans generally turn a blind eye to the fact that the Maverick teams prior to 2006 (when Chuck rocked a Mavs jersey on-air) generally lost to superior teams or teams that provided match-up problems. Of course the margin between the Mavs and those other teams was often close and this generally ignores the fact that the Mavs were still in the upper echelon of NBA competition, but you can’t blame him for picking other teams that played better defense.
  • Dirk Nowitzki and Brandon Bass still text each other, on occasion.
  • Kris Humphries is turning heads in training camp. Seriously.
  • Dirk talks about the upcoming season, followed by an Eric Snow sighting (via Slam Dunk Central):