Dirk Nowitzki

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 12: Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs looks on against the Miami Heat during Game Four of the 2014 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 12, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Popovich Still Knows Best

A look at the past eight MVP winners is revealing.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2014

NBA commissioner Adam Silver, left, and MLB commissioner-elect Rob Manfred. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: MLB, NBA Share ‘Regular’ Problem

For different reasons, the MLB and NBA regular seasons need to be reduced.

CBS Chicago–10/22/2014

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Top 10 Best 3-Point Shooters Of All-Time

Here is my list of best 3-point shooters of all time….

07/17/2014

Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks is defended by Taj Gibson. (Credit: Glenn James, Getty)

Nowitzki Lifts Mavericks Past Bulls 100-98

Dirk Nowitzki hit a 3-pointer with 2.9 seconds left and the Dallas Mavericks rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 100-98 on Saturday.

03/30/2013

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Video: Charles Barkley Discussing How He Would Have Done Anything To Get Nowitzki To Auburn

Outspoken NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley was caught on camera talking about how badly he wanted Dirk Nowitzki to go to Auburn and how $200,000 for Cam Newton was a “good investment.”

670 The Score–07/03/2012

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Thunder Rally To Sweep Mavs

Oklahoma City rallied in the fourth quarter for a 103-97 victory Saturday night to sweep the defending NBA champion Mavericks during the first round of the playoffs.

05/06/2012

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Mavs: NBA Title To Sweep, Offseason With Questions

The Dallas Mavericks didn’t even get to enjoy their first NBA title for an entire year.

05/06/2012

DALLAS, TX - MAY 3:  Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks is introduced before the start against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2012 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thunder Beat Mavs For 3-0 Series Lead

Kevin Durant finally found his postseason shooting touch, and the Thunder never trailed on the way to a 95-79 victory over the Mavericks on Thursday night.

05/04/2012

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Mavs Stumble Again In Game 2 Against Thunder

Russell Westbrook scored 29 points, Kevin Durant added 26 in an off-shooting performance and the Oklahoma City Thunder clawed out a 102-99 victory over defending champion Dallas on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.

05/01/2012

Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks recovers a loose ball by Kendrick Perkins #5 of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Oklahoma City defeated Dallas 99-98.

Durant’s Winner Lifts Thunder Past Mavs 99-98

Kevin Durant was determined to not let the Oklahoma City Thunder lose another playoff game at home to Dallas.

04/30/2012

Amare Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony

Muller: NBA All-Star Game Snubs, Surprises

Some players get named to the All-Star roster based on name recognition alone, while others—even when they are putting up “career numbers”—won’t even sniff the game.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012

Derrick Rose

Muller: No Bulls Game Last Night Made Lockout A Reality

Instead of getting excited to watch the defending league MVP Derrick Rose and his Bulls comrades begin their march towards redemption, I was stuck moping around my apartment while my wife watched re-runs of Sex and the City and whatever “breaking news” in the ever-important Kris Humphries Kim Kardashian divorce “saga” was becoming public knowledge.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

Derrick Rose slam dunks the ball on the Oklahoma City Thunder.  (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bernstein: Missing Rose This Year Would Really Hurt

Dear David Stern, Billy Hunter, various grim-faced lawyers, union representatives, hired-gun economists, and rank-and-file ballers: don’t take this season from Derrick Rose.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Mavericks Celebrate With Rally In Downtown Dallas

An expected crowd of 250,000 crammed downtown Thursday morning for a parade in the team’s honor, with another 20,000 or so filling the arena.

670 The Score–06/16/2011

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Governor Names Mavericks Honorary Ohioans

In addition to being awarded the Larry O’Brien Trophy as NBA Champions, the Dallas Mavericks were given another honor following their 105-95 Game 6 win over the Miami Heat, they’ve been named Honorary Ohioans.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

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With Season Over, NBA Now Faces Uncertain Offseason

As Dirk Nowitzki and Dwyane Wade traded big shots in a thrilling NBA finals, with fans tuning in at levels the league hadn’t seen since the days of the Kobe-Shaq Lakers, the questions came more frequently.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

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Mavs Beat Heat, Win First NBA Title In Franchise History

Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks are NBA champions, and they went through LeBron James for that long-awaited first title.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2011

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Muller: Miami Heat On The Brink Of Elimination, That’s Fine By Me

Ever since the Miami Heat eliminated the Chicago Bulls in that joke of a series known as the Eastern Conference finals last month, I felt like I could literally get sick at the thought of the Miami Heat hoisting up the Larry O’ Brien Trophy.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

Dirk Nowitzki

Mavs’ Fourth Quarter Run Gives Them 3-2 Series Lead

Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks finally have the lead in these ultra-close NBA finals, and now it really is “now or never” for LeBron James and the Miami Heat.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2011

Dirk Nowitzki celebrates with Tyson Chandler and Jason Kidd. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Nowitzki Battles Through Flu To Tie Series 2-2

Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks have pulled off another stunning comeback, tying the NBA finals at two games each.

670 The Score–06/07/2011

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