AuthorBlake Gibbs

Blake Gibbs has been covering DFW sports since 2007. He has written for publications such as WFAA, Yahoo! Sports, The Sports page Weekly and was the Dallas Mavericks Editor of Content for BleacherReport.com. Blake also worked in radio, including a stop at CBS Radio Dallas (105.3 The Fan, KRLD, TSN) as a Sports News Anchor and On-Air Host.

The Monumental Moment Luka Doncic Provided For the Mavs, From Someone Who Didn’t Want Him

I want to take you back to February 24, 2018. As someone who has obsessed over Dallas sports teams since the age of 4, and has been lucky enough to either speak on the radio or write about them for the 10+ years, a rare monumental moment was coming…and I could feel it. The Mavericks had just lost for the 14th time in 17 contests. At the 60 game mark of the season, Dallas was just 18-42 and was...

Who Would the Mavs Target If They Move Down Or Acquire An Extra Pick?

Its well known by now that the Mavs are open to making a deal in this draft. They could move up, move back, acquire an additional pick or trade away their pick completely for a player worthy (hopefully) of such a move. There will certainly be a lot of interest from other teams, regardless of who is still available once the Mavs are on the clock. 4 Possible Trade Down Scenarios Cleveland calls and...

TWO DRAFT PROSPECTS THE MAVERICKS SHOULD IGNORE WITH THE 5TH PICK

Every year when the NBA universe prepares for the draft, various factions of people become enamored with certain prospects, and disgusted by others. This year is no different, and with the Dallas Mavericks drafting higher than they have since 1994, the interest among Mavs fans is at an all time high. The pressure on the Dallas front office to hit on this pick is huge. For one, the early returns...

HOW MUCH “HELP” HAS DIRK REALLY HAD IN HIS CAREER?

One of the biggest narratives over Dirk Nowtizki’s storied career is the lack of help he has had compared to other NBA superstars. The Spurs have had multiple all stars during their title runs, as did the Miami Heat, modern day Warriors and Cavaliers. Most Mavs fans will tell you that this is the only reason Dirk didn’t win more titles, and why he’s nationally perceived to be lower on the all...