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                          ***** Dallas Mavericks *****
     
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     Team Founded:  1980-81
     Team History:  1980-Present - Dallas Mavericks
     
     Arena Address:
     American Airlines Center
     2500 Victory Avenue
     Dallas TX 75201
     
     Opened:  October 5, 2001
     First Official Game:  October 30, 2001 94-87 win over Detroit Pistons
     Arena Capacity: 19,923
     
     Owner: Mark Cuban
     President of Basketball Operations/General Manager: Donn Nelson
     Head Coach: Rick Carlisle
     
                               Coaching History:
     
     Term               Coach                        Reg.Season      Playoff
     1980-87            Dick Motta                   267-307          11-17
     1987-90            John MacLeod                  96- 79          10- 7
                        (Released after 11 games in 1989-90 Season)
                        Richie Adubato                42- 29           0- 3
     1990-93            Richie Adubato                52-141
                        (Replaced after 29 games in 1992-93 Season)
                        Gar Heard                      9- 44
     1993-94            Quinn Buckner                 13- 69
     1994-96            Dick Motta                    62-102
                        (Replaced after 1995-96 Season)
     1996-97            Jim Cleamons                  28- 70
                        (Replaced after 16 games into the 1997-98 season)
     1997               Charlie Parker                 1-  0
                        (Interim head coach for 1 game in 1997-98 season)
     1997-05            Don Nelson                   339-251          19-24
                        (Replaced after 64 games into the 2004-05 season)
     2005-2008          Avery Johson                 194- 70          23-24
     2008-present       Rick Carlisle                288-188          26-22
     
     Retired Numbers: (2)
     
     15 - Brad Davis
     22 - Rolando Blackman
     
     Mavericks in the Hall of Fame: (4)
     
     1997 - Alex English
     2008 - Adrian Dantley
     2010 - Dennis Rodman
     2012 - Don Nelson
     
     POST-SEASON APPEARANCES:
     
     Championships: (1) 2011
     Division Titles: (5) 1987, 2003, '07, '10, '11
     
     Most Valuable Player                   Rookie of the Year
     --------------------                   ------------------
     (Maurice Podoloff Trophy)              (Eddie Gotlieb Trophy)
     2007 - Dirk Nowitzki                   1995 - Jason Kidd (tie)
     
     Coach of the Year                      Executive of the Year
     -----------------                      ---------------------
     (Red Auerbach Trophy)
     2006 - Avery Johnson                   None
     
                                Yearly Records:
     
                            Reg. Season                Playoffs
     Year    Location      W   L   Pct.  Pos.  Div.    W   L   Pct.
     -----------------------------------------------------------------------
     1980-81 Dallas       15  67  .183   (6)   Mid
     1981-82 Dallas       28  54  .341   (5)   Mid
     1982-83 Dallas       38  44  .463   (4)   Mid
     1983-84 Dallas       43  39  .524   (2)   Mid     4   6   .400
     1984-85 Dallas       44  38  .537   (3)   Mid     1   3   .250
     1985-86 Dallas       44  38  .537   (3)   Mid     5   5   .500
     1986-87 Dallas       55  27  .671   (1)   Mid     1   3   .250
     1987-88 Dallas       53  29  .646   (2)   Mid    10   7   .588
     1988-89 Dallas       38  44  .463   (4)   Mid
     1989-90 Dallas       47  35  .573   (3)   Mid     0   3   .000
     1990-91 Dallas       28  54  .341   (6)   Mid
     1991-92 Dallas       22  60  .268   (5)   Mid
     1992-93 Dallas       11  71  .134   (6)   Mid
     1993-94 Dallas       13  69  .159   (6)   Mid
     1994-95 Dallas       36  46  .439   (5)   Mid
     1995-96 Dallas       26  56  .317   (6t)  Mid
     1996-97 Dallas       24  58  .293   (4)   Mid
     1997-98 Dallas       20  62  .244   (5)   Mid
     1998-99 Dallas*      19  31  .380   (5)   Mid
     1999-00 Dallas       40  42  .488   (4)   Mid
     2000-01 Dallas       53  29  .646   (2)   Mid     4   6  .400
     2001-02 Dallas       57  25  .695   (2)   Mid     4   4  .500
     2002-03 Dallas       60  22  .732   (1t)  Mid    10  10  .500
     2003-04 Dallas       52  30  .634   (3)   Mid     1   4  .200
     2004-05 Dallas       58  24  .707   (2)   S/West  6   7  .461
     2005-06 Dallas       60  22  .732   (2)   S/West 14   9  .608
     2006-07 Dallas       67  15  .817   (1)   S/West  2   4  .333
     2007-08 Dallas       51  31  .622   (4)   S/West  1   4  .200
     2008-09 Dallas       50  32  .610   (3)   S/West  5   5  .500
     2009-10 Dallas       55  27  .671   (1)   S/West  2   4  .333
     2010-11 Dallas       57  25  .695   (2)   S/West 16   5  .762 NBA Champs
     2011-12 Dallas*      36  30  .545   (3)   S/West  0   4  .000
     2012-13 Dallas       41  41  .500   (4)   S/West
     2013-14 Dallas       49  33  .598   (4)   S/West  3   4  .429
     
     * - strike-shortened season
     
     Overall Regular Season Record: 1390 - 1350  (.507)
     Overall Post Season Record:      89 -   97  (.478)
     
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      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | January 17-18 Video included

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