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Apr 12, 2014
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Jose Calderon played just 17 minutes and missed all three of his shots in Saturday's win over the Suns.

Matchups: Who has edge in Mavs-Spurs?

A look at the matchups in the Dallas Mavericks-San Antonio Spurs series: POINT GUARD Jose Calderon vs. Tony Parker: This is the biggest mismatch of the series. Calderon, a subpar defender, struggles to guard a lot of point guards. He really gets exploited by Parker, who averaged 23.3 points on 54.2 percent shooting in three games against the Mavs this season. That was Parker's highest scoring average against any team he faced more than once this season.
Rotoworld Apr 12, 2014

Jose Calderon plays just 17 minutes in win - Jose Calderon (G) Dallas Mavericks

Jose Calderon played just 17 minutes and missed all three of his shots in Saturday's win over the Suns.

Four in the morning: Jose Calderon does his Dikembe Mutombo impersonation

Here’s our four kernels of truth after the Dallas Mavericks’ 95-83 victory over Utah completed a season sweep of the Jazz and wrapped up a 4-0 road trip that was exactly what they needed to make up for that 4-4 …

Opening Tip: 'We've got guys that are tough'

DALLAS – As Russell Westbrook raced full speed down toward the basket in transition, Jose Calderon scrambled to position himself in front of the restricted area and braced for a collision. Westbrook went through Calderon for a layup attempt before the point guards for the Thunder and Mavericks ended up in a heap on the baseline. The whistle blew. Charge. That’s a smart, gritty play by Calderon under any circumstances. It’s especially impressive considering that he’s playing with a painful chipped bone just below his nose.

'Gamer' Calderon comes up big for Mavs

DALLAS – When former Maverick guard DeShawn Stevenson got hot, he’d say he couldn’t feel his face, doing a little hand gesture to drive home the point. Jose Calderon wishes that was really the case for him. His face still hurts like heck after getting whacked by a wild forearm from Brooklyn’s Mason Plumlee the other night, which sidelined Calderon for all but 45 seconds of that loss. But Calderon came back hot, turning in a terrific performance in Tuesday night’s overtime win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Four in the morning: Jose Calderon goes nuts, but defense showed up, too

Here’s our four must-know thoughts about the Mavericks’ impressive 128-119 victory over Oklahoma City on Tuesday night at American Airlines Center. Jose, can you three? Jose Calderon played 45 seconds Sunday against Brooklyn before leaving with a facial injury that …

Calderon dished out some pain while leading Mavs by the Thunder

DALLAS – Jose Calderon was really hurting after Sunday’s loss to the Brooklyn Nets. The Dallas Mavericks' point guard's mouth and nose was in severe pain after he got clubbed by Nets center Mason Plumlee On Tuesday, however, it was...

After shot to face vs. Nets, Calderon returns to Mavericks’ lineup – able to play, unable to laugh

Point guard Jose Calderon was OK to play Tuesday night — he just couldn’t laugh about it. Calderon suffered a facial injury in the first minute of Sunday’s game but returned to the starting lineup against the Thunder. “Just a …

Jose Calderon will play vs. OKC tonight; and so will Dirk Nowitzki

Jose Calderon was able to go through the Dallas Mavericks’ shootaround Tuesday morning and will play against the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight, coach Rick Carlisle said. Calderon suffered facial injuries in the first minute of Sunday’s loss to Brooklyn. “He’s …

Calderon went through shootaround, will start tonight

DALLAS -- Point guard Jose Calderon went through the Dallas Mavericks' entire shootaround Tuesday morning and will be in the starting lineup for tonight's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Tip-off at American Airlines Center is at 7 p.m. Calderon...

Calderon (facial injury) will play vs. OKC

DALLAS – Mavericks point guard Jose Calderon will play Tuesday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder, two days after suffering a facial injury. “We’re fortunate,” coach Rick Carlisle said after Calderon participated in the Mavs’ shootaround. “It could have been much worse.” Calderon left Sunday’s loss to the Brooklyn Nets after being accidentally hit in the face by rookie center Mason Plumlee’s forearm in the opening minute.

Calderon got popped in the mouth by Plumlee

DALLAS – Jose Calderon’s status for Tuesday’s game against Oklahoma City is uncertain after the Dallas Mavericks’ point guard was popped in the mouth Sunday by Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee. The incident occurred less than one minute into the...

Jose Calderon smarting after smack to the grill

Jose Calderon’s mug was in the wrong place at the wrong time. The Dallas Mavericks’ point guard got clocked with an inadvertent elbow from Brooklyn center Mason Plumlee in the first minute of Sunday’s 107-104 overtime loss. Calderon was diagnosed …

Jose Calderon leaves game with facial injury; Mavericks use short-handed backcourt

Mar 23, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks guard Jose Calderon (8) leaves the game with an apparent injury during the first quarter against the Brooklyn Nets at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Jose Calderon (facial injury) doubtful to return

DALLAS -- Mavericks point guard Jose Calderon is doubtful to return to Sunday's game against the Brooklyn Nets after suffering a "facial injury," the team announced. Calderon caught an inadvertent elbow from Nets rookie center Mason Plumlee during the first minute of the game. He covered his nose and mouth with his right hand and immediately headed to the locker room with an athletic trainer. Blood was wiped off the floor before play resumed. Calderon entered the night averaging 11.

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