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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Articles tagged: Rick Carlisle

Rick Carlisle blasts Mavericks for lack of effort

Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle was not pleased with his team’s effort in a loss to the Phoenix Suns on Sunday. With the Mavs clinging to the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference, Carlisle felt it was “an embarrassment” that the Suns led by 15 at the half. “This is a Dallas Mavericks hard-play…Read More

Rajon Rondo, Rick Carlisle getting along much better

Just a few short weeks ago, it appeared that Rajon Rondo’s stay with the Dallas Mavericks was all but certain to be a very brief one. Rondo, who is a free agent after the season, was suspended for a game following a heated exchange with head coach Rick Carlisle. But now, it seems the two…Read More

Rajon Rondo, Rick Carlisle got into heated exchange outside locker room too

Rajon Rondo was suspended a game by the team for his profanity-laced exchange with Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle during Tuesday’s game. Rondo could be seen ignoring his coach’s instructions for a play call, and then the point guard cursed at his coach after Carlisle called a timeout. Rondo was benched after that and…Read More

Rajon Rondo and Rick Carlisle get in shouting match (Video)

Rajon Rondo and Rick Carlisle got into a shouting match during the third quarter of Tuesday’s Mavericks-Raptors game after the Mavs point guard ignored the coach’s instructions for a timeout. Carlisle could be seen and heard yelling to Rondo to call a timeout as he was bringing the ball up the court. Rondo ignored the…Read More

Rick Carlisle apologizes for calling Chandler Parsons overweight

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle apologized on Sunday for some recent comments he made about his team’s biggest offseason acquisition. After Chandler Parsons missed five of six 3-pointers during a preseason game last week, Carlisle said Parsons needs to lose some weight and work on his conditioning. “Parsons looked tired out there,” Carlisle said,…Read More

Rick Carlisle pulls a Popovich in interview with Chris Broussard (Video)

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle decided he wasn’t about divulge any useful information during an in-game interview with ESPN’s Chris Broussard on Wednesday night, so he did his best Gregg Popovich impression. Carlisle responded to each of of Broussard’s questions with one word – “yes.” He then told Broussard, “this is my Popovich impersonation.”…Read More

Rick Carlisle rips OJ Mayo after loss to Grizzlies

OJ Mayo has been one of the most inconsistent players on a disappointing Dallas Mavericks team this season. He played fairly well at the start of the season with Dirk Nowitzki nursing an injury, but Mayo has had a tendency to disappear for nights at a time over the past month or so. The Mavs…Read More

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