NBA Twitter Believes Rick Carlisle No-Brainer To Become Next Celtics Coach — NESN.com

The case of Rick Carlisle is proof of how quickly Twitter works. Minutes after Carlisle confirmed to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski he’s stepping down as head coach of the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, Twitter linked him strongly to the vacant position of Boston Celtics head coach. Woj shared these tweets at 4:07 p.m. ET, reporting Carlisle’s […]

NBA Twitter Believes Rick Carlisle No-Brainer To Become Next Celtics Coach — NESN.com

Every indication Luka Doncic will sign super-max extension with Mavericks — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Since Derrick Rose, nobody has been eligible for the super-max when signing a rookie-scale extension.

Every indication Luka Doncic will sign super-max extension with Mavericks — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Clippers show resiliency they had lacked, overcome Doncic, Mavs to win Game 7 — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Doncic still finished with 46. Leonard finished with 28 points, 10 rebounds, 9 assists — but he had help.

Clippers show resiliency they had lacked, overcome Doncic, Mavs to win Game 7 — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Clippers’ stone-cold superstar Kawhi Leonard leading the charge — Orange County Register

Leonard has been efficient and effective in leading the Clippers to tie their first-round series at 2-2 with the Dallas Mavericks

Clippers’ stone-cold superstar Kawhi Leonard leading the charge — Orange County Register

Clippers add Nicolas Batum to starting lineup for Game 4 — Daily Breeze

Nicolas Batum, at your service. The Clippers’ self-proclaimed glue guy and overall right-time, right-place handyman has no qualms coming off the bench – or starting. And in Game 4 of the first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks – his 43rd career playoff game – the 6-foot-8 wing got the call to start, replacing 7-foot…

Clippers add Nicolas Batum to starting lineup for Game 4 — Daily Breeze

Clippers keep calm and carry on, but trail Mavericks, 2-0 — Press Enterprise

Clippers guard Reggie Jackson signed off from his postgame Zoom session with reporters on Wednesday night by using both hands to pinch the front of his T-shirt, showing off the happy face displayed on his chest. 895 more words

Clippers keep calm and carry on, but trail Mavericks, 2-0 — Press Enterprise

Clippers’ Marcus Morris says he and Luka Doncic share ‘mutual respect’ — Press Telegram

Clippers vs. Dallas. Luka vs. Mook. There’s a rematch within the rematch worth watching when the Clippers and Mavericks meet in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs for the second consecutive season. 996 more words

Clippers’ Marcus Morris says he and Luka Doncic share ‘mutual respect’ — Press Telegram

Luka Doncic scores 39, Mavericks rout Warriors and win by 30 — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

To Steve Kerr, Dallas looked like a team in the playoffs while Golden State remained stuck in an exhibition game.

Luka Doncic scores 39, Mavericks rout Warriors and win by 30 — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Warriors blown out by Mavericks, blow chance at earning No. 6 seed — Marin Independent Journal

If the Warriors appreciated the playoff implications of Tuesday night’s game against the Dallas Mavericks, they didn’t play like it. A win against the Mavericks could have earned Golden State a tie-breaker and pulled them a game closer to the Western Conference’s current No. 6 seed. Instead, they came out flat, dug a 33-point hole…

Warriors blown out by Mavericks, blow chance at earning No. 6 seed — Marin Independent Journal

Lakers eager to finish road trip on winning note after Dallas struggles — Orange County Register

This season more than most, the schedule sneaks up on you. There’s only 12 games left for the Lakers in the regular season, and after three straight losses (including back-to-back defeats to the Dallas team right behind them in the standings), they’re holding on tenuously to fifth place in the West. Suddenly, the last two…

Lakers eager to finish road trip on winning note after Dallas struggles — Orange County Register

Lakers, Mavericks feel intensity of 2-game series with playoff implications — Daily Breeze

This weekend marks the last time the Lakers will play an opponent twice in a row before the playoffs begin, which is a detail in itself that speaks to the urgency of their series with Dallas. Is it a little bit like a mini-playoff series? Coach Frank Vogel was reluctant to lean into that framing.…

Lakers, Mavericks feel intensity of 2-game series with playoff implications — Daily Breeze