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2009-07-07 21:18:07

The Detroit Pistons are expected to name long-time NBA assistant John Kuester their next head coach, various media reported Tuesday. The reports say Kuester, who has been an assistant for six different NBA teams since 1995, including the Cleveland Cavaliers the past two seasons, is working out terms of a contract with the Pistons. The Pistons reportedly chose Kuester, 54, over former Dallas Mavericks coach Avery Johnson and Doug Collins, a former NBA star who also coached Chicago, Detroit...

2009-07-06 12:58:55

Veteran Dallas Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd will stick with the NBA club for three more years, The Dallas Morning News reported Monday. The 36-year-old free agent reportedly had been considering moving on, with the New York Knicks said to be in contention for his services. Team owner Mark Cuban said the contract will be worth more than $25 million, the Morning News said. The Mavericks went 50-32 in Kidd's first full season with the team since being acquired from the New Jersey Nets. He...

2009-06-24 20:30:08

The Dallas Mavericks traded first-round draft picks with Portland Wednesday and picked up a second-round choice in the process. Dallas had owned the 22nd pick in Thursday's draft and gave that to Portland in exchange for both the 24th and 56th choices. In addition, the Mavericks will receive the lesser of Portland's second-round picks next year. The depth of the second tier in this year's draft has given us the opportunity to trade down and not lose ground in terms of talent, said Dallas...

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2009-05-20 12:04:23

The ex-girlfriend of Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki says she is pregnant with his child and they had planned to get married on July 18th. Cristal Taylor told Wednesday's Dallas Morning News that she blames Nowitzki's longtime German coach for ordering an investigation into her past and turning Nowitzki against her. Taylor, 37, spoke by telephone from Beaumont, Texas, where she is jailed on an outstanding warrant stemming from a 2006 felony theft charge, the Morning News reported. The...

2009-05-12 00:07:42

Dirk Nowitzki had 44 points Monday, 19 in the fourth quarter, and the Dallas Mavericks beat Denver 119-117 to stay alive in the Western Conference semifinals. Nowitzki went 14-for-25 from the field and pulled down 12 rebounds. He sank a pair of free throws with 8.3 seconds left to play to help the Mavericks force Game 5 in Denver Wednesday, with the Nuggets up 3-1. Josh Howard had 21 points and 11 rebounds for Dallas. The Mavericks and Nuggets combined to draw seven technical fouls and two...

2009-05-11 07:00:00

Statistics, Video Highlights and In-Game Play By Play Anticipated in First Professional Team Interactive TV Widget DALLAS and PLANO, Texas, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Mavericks and BIAP, Inc. announced today an agreement to develop the first ever professional sports Team Widget for the NBA's Dallas Mavericks. This TV Widget will be available to all video operators deploying the EBIF platform. Jointly producing the Team Widget, the companies will develop a template that is scalable...

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2009-05-09 23:18:30

The former husband of a woman arrested at the home of Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki says she stuck him with $330,000 in debt. Nowitzki has avoided reporters and made no comment on Cristal Taylor's arrest. He returned to the court for the first time since the arrest Saturday, with the Mavericks dropping their third game in a row to the Denver Nuggets in their Western Conference semifinal series. James Westerhaus told The Dallas Morning News he divorced Taylor because of her...

2009-05-09 20:54:45

Carmelo Anthony's 3-pointer with one second left Saturday boosted Denver to a 106-105 win over Dallas and a 3-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal. Anthony, who sank just 9-of-24 shots, had recorded a dunk to cut Denver's deficit to 105-103 with 28.5 seconds left. Chauncey Billups led the Nuggets with 32 points, three assists and three rebounds. Despite his game-long shooting woes, Anthony scored 31 points with eight rebounds. Kenyon Martin scored 12 with four rebounds, and J.R. Smith...

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2009-05-07 10:26:01

A 37-year-old woman was arrested by FBI task force agents at a Dallas home belonging to Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki, police said.. Dallas police said Cristal Taylor was named in warrants for a probation violation in Missouri and a theft charge at Jefferson County, Texas, The Dallas Morning News said Thursday. Mavericks spokeswoman Sarah Melton said Taylor had been staying at Nowitzki's home. Anonymous sources said Taylor and the NBA all-star have been dating. Authorities told the...

2009-05-06 01:15:49

Carmelo Anthony and Nene scored 25 points apiece Tuesday, boosting the Denver Nuggets to a 117-105 win over Dallas for a 2-0 lead in the Western semifinals. J.R. Smith added 21 points and Chauncey Billups 18 as the Nuggets, who took the series opener 109-95 Sunday, won for the 15th straight time at home. Anthony got 15 of his points in the decisive fourth quarter and Nene's point total was a playoff career-best. The Mavericks got a game-high 35 points from Dirk Nowitzki. Jason Terry added 21...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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