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Recent articles by Callie:

In ‘very weird’ reunion, Luka Doncic and hot-shot Mavericks blast Jalen Brunson, Knicks

None involved loved the vibes that loomed over the Mavericks’ Saturday afternoon game against the New York Knicks and their first meeting against former... → Read More

Nico Harrison Q&A: How Mavs’ GM views Jalen Brunson exit, Christian Wood future and more

DETROIT — The Mavericks’ most noticeable gap this season is about to take the spotlight. A few hours after their Thursday night loss in Detroit, Luka Doncic... → Read More

Mavericks’ formula for losing strikes again in OT loss to Cade Cunningham-less Pistons

DETROIT — The Mavericks’ Thursday night game against the Eastern Conference-worst Detroit Pistons appeared likely to be one of Dallas’ easiest outings of the... → Read More

Kemba Walker’s first Mavs interview: Injury outlook and how soon he might help Luka Doncic

Kemba Walker spent the Saturday after Thanksgiving like many: with family in front of the TV, watching sports. Rather than a laid back, post-holiday afternoon, ... → Read More

Luka Doncic triple-double helps Mavs overcome Spencer Dinwiddie ejection, end skid

With 10:52 remaining in the Mavericks’ 116-113 victory against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night, officials huddled around the video replay monitor... → Read More

Life of Mavs Dads: Balancing NBA grind, birthday parties, modeling strong fatherhood

A few weeks ago, Theo Pinson walked into the Mavericks’ practice facility and saw a distinct look on Dorian Finney-Smith’s face. While Finney-Smith received... → Read More

Luka Doncic’s path to 50 triple-doubles: Age, pace, highlights compared with NBA’s greats

Of all the glittering milestones Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic has reached in his NBA career, his feat Nov. 18 against the Denver Nuggets is among the... → Read More

Luka Doncic’s historic 50th triple-double leads Mavericks over Nuggets in rare runaway win

Against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night, Luka Doncic and the Mavericks accomplished what many might’ve thought most improbable just before tipoff. Dallas... → Read More

A list of every single triple-double by Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic has little interest in discussing his stats, but he has undoubtedly become a triple-double machine. More like a triple-double... → Read More

Luka Doncic is on pace for technical-foul suspension by mid-January — and more after that

Seated toward the end of the Mavericks’ bench in jeans, a navy blue hoodie and his white Luka 1s, Luka Doncic ended a couple of his streaks while watching his... → Read More

Luka Doncic heroics save Mavericks from another blown double-digit lead vs. Clippers

Luka Doncic skipped down the court, one finger against his lips to silence the Los Angeles Clippers. American Airlines Center was anything but quiet after... → Read More

How Luka Doncic’s MVP start to Mavs’ season compares to Giannis, Embiid, Jokic and Durant

Luka Doncic was extra happy Thursday. What’s not to love about the Slovenian national team officially qualifying to the 2023 FIBA World Cup next summer,... → Read More

Luka Doncic vs. The World: Slovenia qualifies for 2023 FIBA World Cup next summer

Luka Doncic is in line for a busy summer — again. The Slovenian national team qualified for the 2023 FIBA World Cup by beating Germany on Monday and Israel... → Read More

Luka Doncic struggles, Spencer Dinwiddie shines as Mavs fall to depleted Wizards

WASHINGTON — About two hours before the Mavericks’ 113-105 loss Thursday night to the Wizards, Washington head coach Wes Unseld Jr. revealed Dallas’ former... → Read More

Luka Doncic says Mavericks are ‘going to regret’ inefficient, unmotivated loss to Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. — Before beating the Mavericks 94-87 on Wednesday night, Orlando Magic coach Jamahl Mosley gave his young defenders a clear game plan: “Do your... → Read More

Once a Mavs-obsessed kid in Plano, Matt Riccardi is newest voice in Dallas’ front office

Mavericks senior director of player personnel Matt Riccardi faced a conundrum when he first moved to the Dallas area. He didn’t like the Dallas Cowboys. He... → Read More

Spencer Dinwiddie’s ‘ringing endorsement’ for Dwight Powell caught Jason Kidd’s attention

After most Mavericks games at American Airlines Center, Spencer Dinwiddie and Dwight Powell give one another a look, an eyebrow raise that acknowledges they’re ... → Read More

Mavericks’ Christian Wood questionable to play vs. Utah Jazz with non-COVID illness

Mavericks center Christian Wood (non-COVID illness) is questionable to play Wednesday in Dallas’ home game against the Utah Jazz, according to the team’s... → Read More

Why Jason Kidd didn’t play Christian Wood in last 7 minutes of Mavs’ overtime win vs. Nets

NEW YORK — For the third time in the Mavericks’ first four games this season, fans on social media Thursday night questioned coach Jason Kidd’s decision to... → Read More

Luka Doncic, Maxi Kleber explain one of the craziest no-look assists in Mavs star’s career

NEW YORK — Maxi Kleber knew exactly what question was coming. ”That pass that Luka had…” a reporter started to ask midway through Kleber’s interview after the... → Read More