Setting the Table: Detroit Pistons (Game 61)

Posted by Bryan Gutierrez on March 8, 2013 under Previews | Read the First Comment

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Coming off a much-needed victory over the Houston Rockets, the Dallas Mavericks (27-33) start a four-game road trip against the Detroit Pistons (23-40). Dallas opens up their road trip against Detroit before facing Minnesota and Milwaukee and closing it out against their in-state rivals, the West-leading San Antonio Spurs.

The Pistons might be without the services of Greg Monroe. He’s nursing a sprained left ankle suffered in practice Tuesday. He missed the team’s game against the New York Knicks earlier in the week. He is considered to be a game-time decision for the game against the Mavericks. Pistons assistant coach Brian Hill will run team tonight in place of Lawrence Frank. Frank is home in New Jersey tending to a family matter.

Here are the notes for the game between the Mavericks and the Pistons.

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The Rundown, Volume XVI

Posted by Bryan Gutierrez on March 4, 2013 under Commentary, Recaps | 5 Comments to Read

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The Rundown is back. Every Monday (unless there’s a better feature to run with), The Rundown will chronicle the week that was for the Mavs, as well as let you know what is coming up for the boys in blue, with a unique spin. Simply put, it is your Monday catch-up on all things with the Dallas Mavericks.

To say the least, the playoff hopes are officially teetering on the ledge. The week saw a classic showdown between two future Hall of Famers, a colossal meltdown that left one team singing the blues, a loss that might be the nail in the coffin and the true return of the Tall Baller From the G. There was all of that, and a former Mav popped his head back into the news. Let’s take a look at the week for that was for Dallas.

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