Elton Brand


These two teams are heading south and are desperate to turn around their fortunes with the East tightening in the stretch run of the season.


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Dallas Mavericks center Chris Kaman did not play against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night because of a concussion.


DALLAS (AP) O.J. Mayo and Chris Kaman each scored 22 points as the short-handed Dallas Mavericks won their third straight game, beating the Toronto Raptors 109-104 Wednesday night.


A year removed from winning the NBA championship the Dallas Mavericks still have superstar Dirk Nowitzki, but a new supporting cast is in place as they try to rebound from a disappointing 2011-12 s