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2009-03-11 01:04:14

Dirk Nowitzki's 34 points and 13 rebounds Tuesday went a long way to bringing Dallas a 122-117 victory over slumping Phoenix. The Mavericks also were helped by Jason Terry's 25 points off the bench. Jose Barea, Antoine Wright and Jason Kidd also hit double figures as Dallas won for the sixth time in its last eight games. Phoenix got 23 points and 13 assists from Steve Nash, and Matt Barnes and Shaquille O'Neal had 21 each. Leandro Barbosa and Jason Richardson also were in double figures but...

2009-03-08 17:46:42

Tony Parker scored 12 of his 30 points in the fourth period Sunday, leading the San Antonio Spurs to a 103-98 win over the Phoenix Suns. Parker's driving layup put the winners ahead for good at 83-82 with 7:28 left. Parker also had nine assists, two rebounds and two steals. Roger Mason scored 18 with four rebounds and three assists. Tim Duncan scored 17 with 15 rebounds, while both Michael Finley and Ime Udoka scored 11 points in the Southwest Division-leading Spurs' seventh win in their last...

2009-03-07 23:16:20

Dirk Nowitzki had 34 points and Jason Terry scored 33 Saturday night to carry the Dallas Mavericks to a 119-103 win over Washington. Dallas, which won for the fifth time in its last seven games, swept the season series from the Wizards for the third time in the last five years. Dallas forward Josh Howard missed the game due to left-ankle soreness. Antawn Jamison had 24 points and 11 rebound, and Caron Butler -- returning after a three-game absence due to a sore left hamstring -- scored 20 for...

2009-03-05 22:43:29

Chris Paul put together a spectacular second half Thursday night that helped the New Orleans Hornets pull away for their sixth straight win 104-88 over Dallas. The Hornets, who are in the midst of their longest winning streak of the season, dominated Dallas over the final two periods, thanks to Paul. He scored 21 of his 27 points in the second half and handed out 15 assists. The game was tied at halftime and Dallas crept in front by one 5 minutes deep in the third quarter. New Orleans...

2009-03-04 23:08:36

A 3-point shot from Jason Kidd with 31 seconds remaining Wednesday helped Dallas hang on for a 105-100 victory over San Antonio. After the Mavericks suffered a lackluster loss to Oklahoma City on Monday, Dallas owner Mark Cuban threatened to break up the team next year unless he saw more effort from the players. Dallas came through with that effort against the Spurs, getting 29 points from Josh Howard, and 24 points and 12 rebounds from Dirk Nowitzki. The Mavericks have won four out of five....

2009-03-04 18:00:00

Fourteen Year NBA Veteran Will Also Offer Training Scholarships To Low Income Athletes And Inner City Kids SEATTLE, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA Star Doug Christie launches Christie Sports Management/Athlete Training Firm. The firm will offer free scholarships to low income athletes and inner city kids wanting to learn how to play basketball. The firm will also sign promising athletes to enter the NBA. Christie Sports Management/Athlete Training Firm, which encompasses player development and...

2009-03-01 23:52:37

Dirk Nowitzki finished with 24 points and 10 rebounds Sunday night to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 109-98 victory over Toronto. Josh Howard had 16 points and Antoine Wright scored 15 for the Mavericks, who have nine straight home wins against the Raptors since Toronto last won in Dallas Dec. 20, 1999. Jason Kidd had nine points and 15 assists -- making him the fourth NBA player ever with more than 10,000 assists. James Singleton pulled down 16 rebounds and scored 12 points for the Mavs....

2009-02-27 23:34:56

Jason Kidd and Dirk Nowitzki scored all of Dallas' 15 overtime points Friday, lifting the Mavericks to a 110-108 victory over Oklahoma City. Nowitzki finished with 41 points and Kidd made four free throws during the final 10 seconds to secure the victory. Oklahoma City almost pulled out a win despite playing most of the game without star forward Kevin Durant, the fourth-leading scorer in the NBA. He left in the first quarter with a sprained right ankle. X-rays were negative, but he did not...

2009-02-25 22:47:03

A 27-point effort from Josh Howard Wednesday sent Dallas coasting to a 116-96 triumph over Milwaukee. The Mavericks built a 24-point lead at the break and were not threatened in the second half, getting 19 points and nine assists from Jason Kidd, and 18 points from Brandon Bass. Dirk Nowitzki attempted only 10 shots and scored 14 points. Charlie Villanueva had 25 points for Milwaukee, which has dropped three out of four. The Bucks owned a 15-7 lead midway through the opening period, but...

2009-02-25 00:35:05

Tony Parker fired in 37 points and carded 12 assists Tuesday, steering the San Antonio Spurs to a 93-76 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Michael Finley, Matt Bonner and Kurt Thomas also were in double figures for the Spurs, who won their third straight despite being without Tim Duncan for the first time this season. Duncan has a sore right knee. Josh Howard led Dallas with 19 points. Jose Barea, Dirk Nowitzki and James Singleton also scored in double figures but Jason Kidd had just two...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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