Know Your Role: Mavericks’ Offseason Acquisitions Paying Dividends

Posted: 17th November 2009 by Damian Jackson in NBA
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Over the summer and throughout training camp, the Dallas Mavericks stressed the importance of roster depth. So far in this young season, there has been a lot of pressure on the shoulders of German star Dirk Nowitzki and Sixth Man of the Year Jason Terry. With teams focused on stopping the MavericksÆ two man game, the weaknesses of theá Dallas Mavericks have been exposed. Jason Kidd has pushed the tempo, called the plays, and distributed the ball, but a lack of offensive weapons has taken a toll on one of the NBAÆs greatest quarterbacks. Luckily, Dallas spent the off-season adding pieces to the core of Nowitzki, Kidd, and Terry. The shopping spree brought in veterans Shawn Marion, Drew Gooden, Quinton Ross, Tim Thomas, Kris Humphries, and rookie Rodrigue Beaubois. Josh Howard continues r ...

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