Found June 27, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Dallas Mavericks have traded their No. 16 pick, which they acquired just moments before the trade, and second-year shooting guard, Jared Cunningham, to the Atlanta Hawks for the No. 18 and No. 44 pick in Thursday’s draft. Looking to shed salary cap in pursuit of free agent Dwight Howard, the Mavericks shed Cunningham’s salary of $1,208,400. They will likely trade their No. 18 pick also which would cost them $1,280,800.

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DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks are approaching tonight's NBA Draft and the July 1 opening of free agency as if they have a legitimate shot at big fish Dwight Howard. A national report now calls it unlikely the All-Star center will remain with the Lakers and Dallas is the front-runner destination. The valid base of the story is two years in the making. Howard has long admired...

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FRISCO, Texas By trading back a couple times during the first round of Thursday night's NBA Draft, the Dallas Mavericks were able to save some money. That's obviously a good thing when your top offseason goal is to land star center Dwight Howard. But exactly how much money did they save? "I forget the exact amount, but we saved some money," Mavs owner Mark Cuban...

Mavericks may have shot at Howard after all

Turns out, the Dallas Mavericks might have a shot at Dwight Howard after all. ESPN's Chris Broussard Tweeted today that Howard hasn't made up his mind, but is unlikely to re-sign with the Lakers because of coach Mike D'Antoni's system. That leaves Houston and Dallas as the favorites to sign Howard, however, Broussard said Howard is so indecisive, nothing is out...

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Does Howard's end game include the Mavericks?

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Nowitzki Made Recruiting Pitch To Howard

Dirk Nowitzki made a recruiting call to Dwight Howard. “I reached out to him, but that’s probably as far as I would go,” Nowitzki said. “I told him we’d love to have him and that’s really about it. It’s not like we call each other every day. I didn’t write him a letter. I just had a little phone contact and that was about it.” Nowitzki regards Howard as the best...

Dallas Mavericks: Dallas Draft Grades

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Dirk Nowitzki Says He Has Reached Out To Dwight Howard Already

The Dallas Mavericks are on a short list of teams Dwight Howard might take his services to. Dirk Nowitzki would love to have Howard join, so he could relieve some of the pressure he faces on a nightly basis. Nowitzki admitted to The Star Telegram that “he’s already reached out to Howard” to start recruiting him to Dallas. “I reached out to him and told him we’d love to...
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