Tuesday, June 2, 2015

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Johnson runs Mavs hard to keep away rust
With a long wait between playoff games, Mavericks coach Avery Johnson tried keeping his team sharp by putting them through a tough practice Thursday.

Nowitzki fined $15,000 for flagrant foul on Gasol
Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki was fined $15,000 and assessed a flagrant foul penalty two on Wednesday for a foul against Memphis' Pau Gasol in the final game of Dallas' first-round series sweep.

Grizzlies, down 0-2 to Mavs, looking for answers
Down 0-2 in their playoff series with Dallas, the Grizzlies took a break Thursday to contemplate their elusive search for a postseason victory. And they needed a day off.



Johnson coach of year in first full Mavericks season
Avery Johnson was honored as the NBA's coach of the year Tuesday after leading the Mavericks to a 60-win season in his first full season as coach.



'MOB' mentality: Dallas' reserves coming up big
It's little wonder why Dallas' Avery Johnson is the rare coach not tightening his rotation now that the playoffs are under way.

Nowitzki, Terry drive Mavericks' playoff chances
Seeing Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry in synch is a good sign for the Mavericks, who need both at their best to reach the expectations raised by a 60-win season.

Flights of fancy: Airline gives Mavs fans free tickets
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban announced Wednesday that every fan at the Mavericks' home game against the Clippers will receive a free plane ticket.