Is the time right for Brandan Wright to ascend to another level?
Although he saw limited action for the Dallas Mavericks during their first-round playoff series against the Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs, big man Brandan...Tuesday June 10, 2014Why can’t the Mavericks’ Brandan Wright get more playing time?
Since signing with Dallas following the Mavericks' championship season in 2011, Brandan Wright has emerged as a valuable bench player. But why, with such stiff...Saturday May 3, 2014Tar Heels In NBA Playoffs Compilation
San Antonio Spurs vs. Dallas Mavericks: This might be the marquee Tar Heel series of the first round. The Spurs will start Danny Green, who...Friday April 18, 2014Tar Heels in the NBA Update
It's been a miserable season up in Milwaukee for the Bucks, which hit a new franchise low when the team lost its 63rd game. However,...Wednesday April 9, 2014Is McAdoo Making a Mistake?
Roy Williams was unequivocal in his support of James Michael McAdoo's decision to enter the NBA draft. No one in college basketball is any better...Sunday April 6, 2014Brandan Wright comes up big for Mavs
Why not think big after this kind of performance from the Dallas Mavericks’ centers? "If we play like this every night, we’ll make it to...Saturday April 5, 2014Video: Brandan Wright Puts Blake Griffin on a Poster
Jae Crowder of the Dallas Mavericks finds teammate Brandan Wright rolling to the basket, and he dunks over Clippers forward Blake Griffin...Friday April 4, 2014Mavericks center Brandan Wright has hot hand
In March, Brandan Wright came into Friday’s game having hit 37 of 51 shots. That’s a mammoth 72.5 percent shooting clip. When he hit his...Saturday March 22, 2014How high can Brandan Wright fly?
Vince Carter, who caught a bunch of sky-high alley-oops during his Half-Man, Half-Amazing days, had a great view of the under-handed, way-over-the-rim lob pass Devin...Monday March 17, 2014Well-Heeled NBA, Thanks To Ex-UNC Standouts
The Dallas Mavericks? With three former UNC basketball standouts on its roster, perhaps the NBA team should be called the Dallas Tar Heels. Along with...Thursday March 13, 2014Tar Heels In The NBA Update
Brandan Wright of the Dallas Mavericks fractured his shoulder before the season started, causing him to miss the first weeks of the season. But since...Tuesday January 7, 2014The Wright stuff
The return of Brandan Wright has provided exactly the kind of boost off the bench the Dallas Mavericks hoped and anticipated. The Mavs are 6-2...Saturday January 4, 2014Brandan Wright Becomes X-Factor for Dallas Mavericks
He stands at 6 feet 10 inches, weighs 210 pounds, is averaging 19 points and six rebounds, and is shooting a staggering 90 percent from...Friday December 20, 2013Tar Heels In The NBA Update
Just after being named last week's Player on the Rise, John Henson had a monster game last Tuesday against Chicago. He completely stuffed the stat...Tuesday December 17, 2013Brandan Wright scores game-high 19 in season debut
Brandan Wright scored a game-high 19 points and pulled down six rebounds in his first game back after suffering a small non-displaced fracture to his...Sunday December 15, 2013Meet the Mavs: Brandan Wright
The hope is that Brandan Wright can pick up where he left off in the latter stages of last season. He averaged 11.2 points, 5.7...Tuesday October 29, 2013Brandan Wright not sounding optimistic about being ready for opener
It is looking like a long shot that Mavericks big man Brandan Wright will be available for the season opener on Oct. 30. Wright said...Thursday October 24, 2013Brandan Wright relieved that shoulder injury isn’t worse
Brandan Wright actually heaved a sigh of relief when told that his left-shoulder fracture was completely unrelated to the more serious injury he had in...Tuesday October 15, 2013Wayne Ellington is a prime breakout candidate
Wayne Ellington along with Brandan Wright, will get the chance to have breakout seasons this year. And really, last season was a bit of a...Friday October 11, 2013Brandan Wright has shoulder fracture, but likely won’t need surgery
Brandan Wright suffered a small, non-displaced fracture to his left shoulder in practice Tuesday. Results of an MRI showed the break, but surgery is not...Thursday October 10, 2013