Found January 08, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
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Every time you think Mike James is out of the league, the NBA sucks him right back in. But this time it just might be for good (or at least the next 10 days) with the Dallas Mavericks who will sign the veteran point guard to a 10-day according to multiple published reports. Do not look at the 37-year old James signing with the Mavs simply as one aging leader replacing another with Dallas releasing Derek Fisher weeks ago -- even though James was described as "the closest thing out there" -- but instead a glowing benefit of James attending the D-League's annual 16-team showcase tournament with the Texas Legends. What sold the Mavs besides the need for some veteran presence in the backcourt? How about James’ stat line: 26 points in three quarters in one game with the Legends. With all of James’ various stops along his basketball journey, he most certainly is a legend in his own right from going undrafted out of Duquesne in 1998 to stints in the USBL, ove...
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