Found September 03, 2013 on HoopStuff:
Dallas Mavericks: 3 Pivotal Questions Entering The Season… By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher at Hoopstuff… 1. Will Dirk Nowitzki Be Healthy? Show His Age? - Dirk Nowitzki is now 35 and just had one of the worst seasons of his career based on stats, but that was mostly because of injury. He also missed the second most games of his career. Will he be healthy next season? Will he continue to be banged up while he continues to age? Will his numbers rise if healthy? These are all important questions and if they want any chance to make the playoffs, they need Nowitzki to once again play at an All Star level. Can he? Yes, as he never relied on athleticism and his shooting skills are going nowhere, so he can still be a big time offensive player in the NBA as he ages. 2. Will Monta Ellis Share The Basketball? - Monta Ellis is known mostly for his scoring talents and ball hogging tendencies. Also, with his small stature and lack of point guard skills, he has to play shooting guard, which m...

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