Mavs Step Back Podcast

Mavs Step Back Podcast

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Welcome to the Mavs Step Back Podcast, where we discuss anything and everything related to the Dallas Mavericks: game coverage, breaking news, rumors, you name it! Dalton Trigg and Matt Galatzan are your hosts, and you can follow along with their Mavs conversations on Twitter: @dalton_trigg and @MattGalatzan. Pod is featured on S.I.’s DallasBasketball.com. Thanks for listening! Featured on Sports Illustrated’s DallasBasketball.com. Previous guests include: Mark Cuban, Donnie Nelson, Dennis Smith Jr., Justin Jackson, Shawn Marion, Will Cain, George Galanopoulos, Mike Fisher and much more! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/step-back-mavs/support


Giannis optimism + a Mavs/James Harden trade scenario with Kirk Henderson of Mavs Moneyball
Oct 15 • 38 min
On this week’s episode, Dalton and Matt are joined by MavsMoneyball.com’s Editor-in-Chief Kirk Henderson to discuss the Dallas Mavericks reportedly being at ‘the front of the line’ when and if Giannis Antetokounmpo becomes available. The guys then go on…
Willie Cauley-Stein on how he can help the Mavs going forward, his upcoming player option and much more!
Oct 7 • 24 min
On this episode, the guys are joined by Dallas Mavericks big man Willie Cauley-Stein. Cauley-Stein starts off by talking about how the timing of the pandemic led to his decision to not attend the NBA Bubble, being that his daughter was born over the…
Offseason Mailbag 3.0: DeMar DeRozan’s potential fit, Mavs ideal starting 5 next season + so much more!
Oct 1 • 58 min
On this week’s episode, the guys are back with their third edition of the Mavs Offseason Mailbag. Dalton and Matt spend an hour talking about the questions you submitted, including DeMar DeRozan’s potential fit with the Mavs, Dallas’ ideal 3rd star and…
Mavs’ rumored interest in Montrezl Harrell + Zach LaVine as a Mavs trade option
Sep 24 • 43 min
On this week’s episode, the guys talk about a rumor saying the Mavs have interest in Montrezl Harrell this offseason. If the Mavs could even afford him, would he be a good fit? What current Mavs bigs would need to be traded to make it work? In the second…
Luka makes All-NBA First Team, the Clippers devastating (and satisfying) collapse, and Mavs Offseason Mailbag 2.0
Sep 16 • 53 min
On this episode, Dalton and Matt talk about Luka Doncic making the All-NBA First Team as a 21-year-old in just his second season. From there, the guys talk about the NBA Playoffs overall, including the Clippers epic collapse against the Nuggets, then…
What would be the Mavs’ most realistic trade offer for Bradley Beal?
Sep 9 • 43 min
On this episode, Dalton and Matt start off by discussing the second round of the NBA Playoffs, including the Miami Heat knocking out Giannis Antetokounmpo and the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks in just 5 games. How could this complicate things with Giannis…
Mavs Offseason Mailbag: If Milwaukee trades Giannis, should Dallas offer Porzingis?
Sep 3 • 64 min
On this week’s massive hour-long episode, Dalton and Matt spend the majority of the time answering listeners’ questions about potential options the Mavs could have this offseason. Some of these topics include what type of players Dallas should target,…
Mavs eliminated by Clippers in Game 6: Luka Doncic - ‘My only goal is a championship’
Aug 30 • 39 min
On this episode, the guys recap the Mavs’ 111-97 Game 6 loss to the Clippers, which officially brought their 2019-2020 season to a close. Luka Doncic was amazing while facing elimination for the first time in his career, finishing with 38 points, nine…
Mavs/Clippers Game 5 Recap, Game 6 Preview, and why the NBA needs to suspend Marcus Morris
Aug 26 • 30 min
On this episode, Dalton and Matt discuss how things got so ugly for the Mavs in their lopsided 154-111 Game 5 loss to the Clippers on Tuesday night and what the team must do on Thursday to push this series to a Game 7. Also, the guys talk about how NBA…
“BANG!”: Luka Doncic downs Clippers at the buzzer in Game 4 to give Mavs the win!
Aug 23 • 44 min
On this episode, the guys gleefully talk about the Dallas Mavericks’ unreal Game 4 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. Luka Doncic, who was questionable before the game with an ankle injury, ended up starting for the Mavs and played the best game of…
Mavs fall to Clippers in Game 3, 130-122, as Luka suffers ankle injury
Aug 22 • 29 min
On this episode, the guys recap the Dallas Mavericks’ 130-122 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 3 of their first round series. Despite the Mavs outscoring the Clippers 37-28 in the fourth quarter, it wasn’t enough to overcome the second quarter,…
Recapping the Mavs’ thrilling Game 2 win over the Clippers, 127-114
Aug 20 • 33 min
Dalton and Matt recap the Dallas Mavericks wire-to-wire 127-114 win over the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 2 of their first round series. From Luka Doncic putting up 28/8/7 in just 28 minutes, to Kristaps Porzingis bouncing back from his Game 1 ejection,…
Mavs Season Review & NBA Playoff Preview with Mark Cuban
Aug 17 • 31 min
This week, Mavs owner Mark Cuban joined Dalton Trigg and Matt Galatzan on the Mavs Step Back Podcast to talk about how the team lived up to his personal preseason expectations, his thoughts on Doncic and Porzingis’ first season playing together, the Mavs’…
Mavs vs. Clippers Playoff Preview: What Luka & Co. have to do to pull off the upset!
Aug 13 • 27 min
Can the Mavs realistically make a seven-game playoff series competitive with the Clippers? Could they even potentially pull off a major upset when it’s all said and done? We believe so, and Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan)…
Mavs/Clippers recap: When ‘good’ just isn’t quite good enough
Aug 6 • 35 min
On this episode, Dalton and Matt talk about the Mavs’ 126-111 lost to the Los Angeles Clippers, including some positives that can be taken from that game as the potential Mavs/Clippers playoff series looms, as well as some hard truths going forward.…
‘Halleluka!’ … We Finally Have a Mavs Win in the Bubble!
Aug 4 • 30 min
On this episode, the guys recap the Mavs’ 114-110 overtime win over the Kings, which ended a two-game losing skid. With the win, the Mavs are still the only team in the entire NBA to have not lost three games in a row. Luka Doncic put up a monster…
Mavs Basketball is FINALLY BACK!
Jul 22 • 40 min
On this episode, Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) express their joy from the NBA (and Dallas Mavericks basketball, specifically) finally being back in action, as scrimmages officially began on Wednesday. The Mavs will play…
Can the Mavs Start Their ‘3rd Star’ Recruiting in Orlando?
Jul 8 • 32 min
On this episode, Dalton Trigg and Matt Galatzan are joined by DallasBasketball.com’s boss man Mike Fisher to discuss all things Mavs Bubble-related. First, the guys dive into a couple of recent 105.3 The Fan interviews with TNT’s Kenny Smith and Mavs head…
‘Orlando Bubble’ Schedule Predictions and the Mavs as a ‘Sneaky’ Finals Pick?
Jun 29 • 31 min
On this episode, the guys discuss former Mavs head coach Avery Johnson saying Dallas could be a ‘sneaky’ pick to get to the NBA Finals this season with Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis playing at their best, as well as Trey Burke taking Willie…
MFFL Mailbag - Realistic Offseason Targets, and Will Luka Stay with Dallas His Entire Career?
Jun 24 • 41 min
On this episode, Dalton and Matt discuss the probability of the Mavs adding any replacement players before they go to Orlando for the NBA restart. From there, the guys answer Mavs Step Back listeners’ questions, ranging from “What do realistic free agent…
NBA Restart, Dallas Protests and Mavs Expectations with Justin Jackson
Jun 9 • 17 min
On this special episode, Mavs forward Justin Jackson takes some time to talk with Dalton Trigg about the NBA’s 22-team plan to restart the 2019-2020 season, and what he expects from the Mavs when play resumes. Dalton and Justin also take a few minutes to…
Discussing the NBA’s 22-Team Plan to Resume the Season and What to Expect From the Mavs
Jun 5 • 43 min
On this episode, Dalton and Matt are back after more than two months to discuss the NBA’s 22-team plan to resume the 2019-2020 season. The plan was officially passed by the league’s Board of Governors on Thursday, giving all fans something to look forward…
Step Back Quarantine: Ranking TV Shows, Video Games, Snacks and more!
Mar 26 • 49 min
This week, Dalton and Matt are back to discuss how life has been since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the NBA to suspend its season. Having a lot more time at home than they usually do, the guys discussed what tv shows they’ve really gotten into over the…
Luka vs. Zion, and Porzingis playing at an MVP level
Mar 5 • 35 min
On this episode, Dalton and Matt recap the Dallas Mavericks’ thrilling 127-123 overtime win over the New Orleans Pelicans, which was the first of many duels between young superstars Luka Doncic and Zion Williamson. The guys talk about the great defensive…
Luka/KP’s growing chemistry, Cuban’s protest, falling in love with THJ, and much more!
Feb 25 • 45 min
On this episode, Dalton and Matt discuss the Mavs’ recent 4-game stretch, where they’ve gone 3-1 overall, but 3-0 with three blowout wins in the games where both Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis play. The Mavs’ young star duo’s chemistry is just now…
Mavs officially sign Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, and Luka Doncic is back, baby!
Feb 12 • 34 min
This week, the Mavs Step Back welcomed special guest Ben Collins to the show. Ben is a reporter for NBC News, but more importantly (at least in our opinion), he is also just as big of a Mavs enthusiast as the rest of us. The episode starts out with the…
Mavs’ inactivity at the trade deadline, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, surviving injuries, and Step Back Mailbag!
Feb 8 • 59 min
This week, Dalton and Matt recap the NBA trade deadline and discuss why the Mavs ultimately decided not to do anything, and whether or not that was the right decision, given the team’s needs. From there, the guys talk about how injuries have set this team…
Remembering Kobe, Mavs’ Struggles at Home, and One Final Trade Deadline Preview
Jan 30 • 50 min
Dalton and Matt start out this episode by remembering the late, great Kobe Bryant, who tragically lost his life in a helicopter crash Sunday along with his daughter and seven others. The guys talk about how they never liked Kobe as a Mavs’ opponent in the…
Talking Mavs/Clippers, Trade Deadline Options, and much more with Bobby Karalla
Jan 22 • 60 min
This week, Dalton (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) were joined by Mavs.com’s Bobby Karalla (@BobbyKaralla) to re-hash the Mavs’ 110-107 loss to the Clippers. In that game, Dallas unfortunately lost Dwight Powell for the rest of the season…
‘Are You Not Entertained?!’
Jan 18 • 48 min
On this episode of the Mavs Step Back, Dalton and Matt breakdown the Mavs’ 120-109 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, as well as Luka Doncic breaking out of his shooting slump from three-point range. The guys then talk about some potential Mavs trade…
Crunch-Time Collapses, Porzingis’ Knee and Mavs Trade Deadline Predictions
Jan 9 • 61 min
On this year-opening episode, Dalton and Matt discuss why the a lot of the fan base feels uneasy about Kristaps Porzingis’ lingering ‘right knee soreness.’ The guys also talk about why the Mavs have been so inconsistent lately (especially in the clutch),…
Winning in Milwaukee, KP looking like the Unicorn again, and Rick Carlisle COY front-runner?
Dec 18, 2019 • 72 min
On this episode, the guys spend over an hour talking about a variety of Mavs-related topics like whether or not the team should even risk messing up the chemistry it currently has by making a trade. Other topics discussed in this one include: Dallas’…
Mavs Basketball Talk with ‘The Matrix’ Shawn Marion
Dec 5, 2019 • 30 min
On this week’s episode, Dalton Trigg and Matt Galatzan are joined by former-Dallas Maverick and NBA Champion, Shawn Marion, aka, ‘The Matrix.’ Before the guys talk basketball, Marion starts out by telling how retirement life has been treating him. From…
Luka and the Mavs win BIG over LeBron and the Lakers in Los Angeles, 114-100
Dec 2, 2019 • 35 min
In this episode, Dalton and Matt recap the Mavs’ thrilling 114-100 victory over the Lakers in Los Angeles, in what was, in the guys’ opinions, the biggest win of the season. From Luka Doncic’s third quarter magic, to Dwight Powell’s best overall game of…
Luka Doncic out-duels James Harden in Mavs 137-123 road win in Houston
Nov 25, 2019 • 31 min
In this episode, Dalton is joined by his brother and fellow MFFL, Colton Trigg, this week, as the Thanksgiving holiday vibes are already underway for the Trigg family. Dalton and Colton recap the Mavs’ impressive 137-123 dismantling of the Rockets with…
Exclusive interview with Mavs’ GM Donnie Nelson
Nov 21, 2019 • 20 min
On this special edition of the Mavs Step Back Podcast, Mavs’ GM Donnie Nelson drops in with Dalton and Matt to talk about a variety of Mavs topics, including: Luka Doncic’s MVP leap in Year 2, Kristaps Porzingis still working his way back into form,…
Luka Doncic obliterates the Warriors, plus Mavs and music talk with Six Six Drew
Nov 21, 2019 • 53 min
On this episode, Dalton and Matt talk about the Mavs 142-94 blowout win over the Warriors, as Luka Doncic continues to put up monster MVP-like numbers this season. The Mavs are now 9-5 on the season, and will look to go 4-0 on their current home-stand…
Mavs fall to Knicks at home, 106-102 - What went wrong here?
Nov 9, 2019 • 26 min
In this “instant reaction” pod, Dalton and Matt recap the Dallas Mavericks’ disheartening 106-102 loss to the New York Knicks on Friday night at American Airlines Center. Despite Luka Doncic’s massive 38/14/10 triple double, there was no sugar-coating…
Postgame Recap of Mavs’ 107-106 win over the Magic
Nov 7, 2019 • 40 min
On this episode, the guys stay up late to recap the Mavs extremely close 107-106 win over the Magic that improved their record to 5-2 on the season. Dalton and Matt break down the positives and negatives of this early season. The discussion then moves on…
Jeff ‘Skin’ Wade talks Mavs Hot Start and a Beer Dedicated to Dirk
Oct 31, 2019 • 51 min
In this episode, Mavs analyst Jeff ‘Skin’ Wade joins the guys to talk about the team’s quick start to the new season, and give his thoughts on why this team has a chance to be special. The guys then wrap the show by talking about the Dwight Powell/Maxi…
Dallas Mavericks Season Preview with Will Cain
Oct 22, 2019 • 45 min
On this special episode, Will Cain is back to talk with the guys about a number of different topics, including: this being the Dallas Mavericks first season without Dirk Nowitzki since 1998, Dallas sports’ Mount Rushmore, Luka Doncic and Kristaps…
Interview with Mavs’ owner Mark Cuban
Oct 15, 2019 • 31 min
On this special episode of The Step Back, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban stopped by to hang out with Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) for a little while to discuss a variety of topics, including: the Mavs’ hiring of former…
Mavs Preseason Analysis (SPOILER: KP IS GOOD) and NBA Playoff Predictions
Oct 11, 2019 • 46 min
In this episode, Dalton and Matt are joined by Mavs Moneyball Editor Kirk Henderson (@KirkSeriousFace) to analyze the Mavs first two preseason games, discuss the debut of Kristaps Porzingis, and give their likes and dislikes from what they have seen so…
The underrated importance of Seth Curry and Delon Wright for the Mavs in 2019-2020
Oct 4, 2019 • 32 min
Dalton and Matt start off by recapping Mavs Media Day and the opening week of training camp. There is a renewed since of hope and confidence all around this Dallas Mavericks franchise, and the guys dig in to all the reasons for that. The next topic…
Mavs’ Luka and KP in ESPN’s Top 100 rankings, plus determining the ‘real’ height/age of players
Sep 26, 2019 • 31 min
On this episode, Dalton and Matt start off by giving their thoughts on where ESPN ranked Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis on its NBA Top 100 list, while also raising a red flag on a few non-Mavs players in the rankings as well. Two weeks ago, the guys…
Differences between NBA and NFL trades, plus predicting the Mavs starting five for the season opener
Sep 19, 2019 • 40 min
In this week’s episode, Dalton and Matt are joined by the grand poobah of MavsSI.com himself, Mike Fisher, in their first live video podcast ever! Fish and the guys discuss the new migration to the Sports Illustrated/Maven platform, the fundamental…
Luka and KP in Sports Illustrated’s Top-100, plus Mavs team bonding in Miami
Sep 13, 2019 • 45 min
On this episode, Dalton and Matt are back from their one-week hiatus to discuss a variety of Dallas Mavericks topics, including: Six Six Drew’s upcoming “Luka Doncic” single, Sports Illustrated’s NBA Top-100 list (featuring Luka Doncic and Kristaps…
Chicken Sandwiches Top-5, considering a Monta Ellis camp invite, and predicting the Mavs 3rd leading scorer
Aug 30, 2019 • 42 min
On this week’s episode, Dalton (@dalton_trigg) and Matt (@MattGalatzan) discuss a very important topic that has taken our country by storm as of late… chicken sandwiches. Yes, the guys put together their top-5 lists of chicken sandwiches from chain…
Preseason interview with Mavs forward Justin Jackson
Aug 22, 2019 • 33 min
On this week’s episode, Dalton (@dalton_trigg) and Matt (@MattGalatzan) had the pleasure of chopping it up with Dallas Mavericks forward Justin Jackson on a variety of different topics. These topics include: why Justin wears No. 44, gaining muscle and…
Mavs schedule breakdown/predictions, plus a Step Back ticket giveaway for opening night
Aug 15, 2019 • 26 min
In the episode, Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) flies solo for a “mini-pod” to break down and discuss the Mavs 2019-2020 season schedule month-by-month. Dalton gives his win/loss predictions for each month, totaling them up at the end to see where he…
Discussing Mavs 2019-2020 schedule leaks, plus Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis body transformations
Aug 9, 2019 • 46 min
In this week’s episode, Dalton (@dalton_trigg) and Matt (@MattGalatzan) use the NBA’s summer dead period to discuss a wide variety of topics, including Mavs players’ offseason workout regimens and resulting physical changes for Kristaps Porzingis and Luka…
Interview with former-Dallas Maverick Dennis Smith Jr.
Aug 2, 2019 • 51 min
In this weeks episode of the Step Back, Dalton (@dalton_trigg) and Matt (@MattGalatzan) welcome former Dallas Maverick point guard, Dennis Smith Jr. to the podcast, in his first on-air interview with a Dallas media entity since his trade to the New York.…
Mavs 538 projections, Luka’s 2nd year leap and 2019-2020 season expectations with Kirk Henderson
Jul 26, 2019 • 63 min
Dalton (@dalton_trigg) and Matt (@MattGalatzan) had return-guest Kirk Henderson from Mavs Moneyball join them in this week’s episode. The guys discuss the FiveThirtyEight.com projections that seem to be really high on the Mavs, what Luka Doncic’s 2nd year…
Interview with Texas Legend’s Head Coach George Galanopoulos
Jul 18, 2019 • 42 min
On this week’s episode, Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) welcomed on new Texas Legend’s Head Coach George Galanopoulos to talk about a variety of Dallas Mavericks / Legends topics, including: his journey through the coaching…
Will Cain ranks Luka/KP duo, plus talks Russell Westbrook trade and much more!
Jul 11, 2019 • 63 min
On this episode, Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGaltzan) are joined by Will Cain (@willcain), who is the host of The Will Cain Show on ESPN Radio, and can also be seen on ESPN’s First Take from time to time as well. Cain and the guys…
Discussing Mavs free agency mishaps and (still) waiting on Danny Green
Jul 5, 2019 • 70 min
On this episode, Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) talk about another disappointing Mavs free agency (so far) and how the team got to point of waiting multiple days for a decision from Danny Green, who is, in turn, waiting on…
Mavs Free Agency Preview, plus a Kemba Walker ‘Exclusive Exclusive’ with Mike Fisher
Jun 27, 2019 • 66 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) are joined by Mike Fisher (@fishsports) this week for a full Dallas Mavericks free agency preview. During this episode, the guys discuss the Kemba Walker / Boston Celtics rumors, while Fish…
Mavs NBA Draft insight with Tony Ronzone, plus AD to Lakers reactions
Jun 18, 2019 • 61 min
On this episode, Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) welcome a very special guest — Dallas Mavericks’ Director of Player Personnel, Tony Ronzone. Ronzone tells a fantastic story about how he got to where he’s at now with the…
Charlotte’s Kemba conundrum and how it leaves the door open for Dallas
Jun 5, 2019 • 58 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) are back with… you guessed it… even more Kemba Walker talk, given some recent speculation from a Charlotte Observer writer who thinks the Hornets should pass on paying him the super max. This…
How the Mavs could get both Kemba Walker and Clint Capela, plus a free agency ‘Plan B’
May 30, 2019 • 57 min
In this week’s episode, Dalton Trigg (@Dalton_Trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) discuss the idea of Capela to Dallas, and how he could fit with the Mavericks both schematically and financially, before diving into Dalton’s idea for a Mavs ‘Plan B’…
Powell’s player option, trading Courtney Lee and spitballing a Whiteside deal
May 23, 2019 • 47 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) welcome back one of The Step Back’s favorite guests, Mike Fisher (@fishsports), to talk about a number of different Dallas Mavericks topics, including: Dwight Powell’s player option (and how…
Live reactions to the NBA Draft Lottery, plus 2nd round draft talk with Richard Stayman
May 15, 2019 • 58 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) watch the NBA Draft Lottery live and give their reactions to the Dallas Mavericks yet again not being favored by the ping pong balls. Not only did the Mavs not keep their pick, but their…
Luka vs. Porzingis in the clutch, Kemba vs. Dame and more from our listener Q&A!
May 10, 2019 • 68 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) spend the majority of Episode 19 answering questions that listeners asked them on Twitter earlier in the week. Discussion topics range from Dragon Ball Z talk, the Dallas Mavericks most…
Discussing Kemba Walker’s potential fit with the Dallas Mavericks
May 3, 2019 • 70 min
In this week’s episode, Dalton (@dalton_trigg) and Matt (@MattGalatzan) talk about how the NBA has done a great job making the sport pretty much a year-round thing at this point. Then the guys talk about Mark Cuban revealing who will be representing the…
Jeff “Skin” Wade talks Mavs’ life after the Dirk Nowitzki era, offseason expectations and Balcones whiskey
Apr 25, 2019 • 65 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) begin this week’s episode by pondering some hypothetical draft night trade ideas for the Dallas Mavericks involving their NBA record-setting trade exception that was created in the Harrison…
Mavs free agency plans and priorities with Mike Piellucci (Malcolm Brogdon, Khris Middleton, Tobias Harris and much more)
Apr 19, 2019 • 59 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) welcome Mike Pielluci to the show this week from Front Office Sports to talk about what the Dallas Mavericks should do with their large amount of cap space this summer, whether it be to spend…
Coping with Dirk’s retirement, a Mavs season recap, final lottery standings & much more!
Apr 11, 2019 • 69 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) discuss the emotional last few days of Dirk Nowitzki’s legendary career, reliving every moment. The guys also give a brief season review, picking their biggest/favorite Mavs storyline from the…
Live from the Final Four with Edward Egros, Luka’s historic rookie season coming to a close, & looking ahead to two Mavs/Grizz games over the weekend
Apr 4, 2019 • 60 min
In this episode of The Step Back, Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) are joined by Edward Egros live from the Final Four that’s getting ready to take place this weekend. They preview the matchups between Auburn/Virginia and…
Mavs/Heat recap, tankathon race update, and Mike Fisher discusses Mavs free agency and the Rick Carlisle/Lakers rumor
Mar 29, 2019 • 68 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) recap the Dallas Mavericks’ 105-99 loss to the Miami Heat, a game that did not disappoint the large number of Slovenians that made the trip to see countrymen Luka Doncic and Goran Dragic…
Nick Neppach joins the guys to talk about Dirk passing Wilt, Final Four predictions and scouting Zion Williamson and others from a Mavs’ perspective.
Mar 20, 2019 • 62 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) are joined by 105.3 The Fan’s Nick Neppach (@NickNeppach) this week to discuss a variety of topics, including their reactions to Dirk Nowitzki passing Wilt Chamberlain for 6th on the NBA’s…
Luka Doncic playing hurt, Jalen Brunson’s career night and ‘would you rather’ free agency talk revolving around Kemba Walker and others
Mar 13, 2019 • 70 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) start this week’s episode off by discussing the Dallas Mavericks 112-105 home loss to the San Antonio Spurs, including whether or not Luka Doncic should have been playing at all and Jalen…
Dirk poised to pass Wilt Chamberlain, a Mavs/Wizards recap, and Luka Doncic / Trae Young Rookie of the Year talk with Bobby Karalla
Mar 7, 2019 • 73 min
On this episode of The Step Back, Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) talk about Dirk Nowitzki being only 56 points away from passing Wilt Chamberlain for 6th place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list, and whether or not he could…
Recapping the Mavs home win over the Pacers, Zion and NBA Draft Lottery odds, pumping the brakes on Dirk’s retirement, and Goran Dragic as a Maverick this summer?
Mar 1, 2019 • 66 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@Matt_Galatzan) are joined by Kirk Henderson (@KirkSeriousFace) in this episode, who is an editor at MavsMoneyball.com. The guys tackle many current Mavs-related topics in this one, including a recap of the…
NBA All-Star Weekend recap, our favorite personal Dirk Nowitzki stories, and a look ahead to the Mavs final stretch of the season.
Feb 21, 2019 • 65 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) recap all of the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend events to see how well their predictions from the week before panned out. The guys then go on to share some really cool, personal stories involving…
The Dirk/D-Wade “charade,” a full NBA All-Star Weekend preview, and Mavs free agency talk with Mike Fisher
Feb 15, 2019 • 73 min
Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) are back this week to talk about Dirk Nowitzki’s final matchup with Dwyane Wade at the AAC (and the charades that came afterwards) as well as give listeners a full breakdown of NBA All-Star…
Harrison Barnes traded to the Sacramento Kings mid-game vs. the Charlotte Hornets
Feb 7, 2019 • 58 min
The Dallas Mavericks got a much needed win vs. the Eastern Conference playoff hopeful Charlotte Hornets, and Luka Doncic notched himself yet another triple double, but all of that was quickly overlooked, as Harrison Barnes was traded to the Sacramento…
Kristaps Porzingis traded to the Dallas Mavericks… no, seriously!
Feb 1, 2019 • 65 min
In this episode of The Step Back, Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) give their immediate reactions to the news of Kristaps Porzingis being traded to the Dallas Mavericks (along with Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee and Trey…
Mavs win in Dennis Smith Jr.’s return, Luka Doncic fatigued, and Kemba Walker to Dallas?
Jan 24, 2019 • 82 min
In this episode of The Step Back, Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) recap the Mavs big home win over the Clippers in Dennis Smith Jr.’s return to action, including several big individual performances. The guys also discuss…
Dallas Mavericks engaged in trade talks involving Dennis Smith Jr.
Jan 15, 2019 • 53 min
On this “emergency pod” edition of The Step Back, Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) and Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) discuss the Adrian Wojnarowski report that the Dallas Mavericks are engaged in trade talks revolving around Dennis Smith Jr. Teams reportedly…
A disheartening loss to the Lakers, Kevin Love trade talk & questions from our listeners!
Jan 9, 2019 • 59 min
In this edition of The Step Back, Dalton Trigg (@dalton_trigg) & Matt Galatzan (@MattGalatzan) discuss the Dallas Mavericks’ borderline disastrous loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, whether it’s too late in the season to fix all their problems, and Kevin…
Mavs blowout win in Charlotte, trade talk, Luka as an All-Star & much more!
Jan 4, 2019 • 56 min
The first episode of The Step Back: A Mavs Podcast, where Dalton Trigg & Matt Galatzan discuss a number of topics, including: the inspiration behind the podcast, the Dallas Mavericks blowout win over the Hornets to start out 2019, a preview the upcoming…