Posted May 06, 2012 on
It's another of Cuban’s odd-but-effective Mavs policies: He doesn't renew the coach’s contract until it expires. The policy is in place even for Rick Carlisle, who ‘led us to the Promised Land,’ as Dirk says, but who joins half the roster in contractual limbo. ‘Rick's not going anywhere,’ swears Donnie. But the situation deserves a visit with Dirk, some dollars-counting and complete Premium study:
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Dallas Mavericks president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson said the team expects to retain coach Rick Carlisle, even though he is at the end of a four-year contract, ESPNDallas.com reported Sunday. "He likes us, we like him and those situations generally get worked out," Nelson told ESPNDallas.com on Sunday. "Rick isn't going anywhere. This is certainly...
Donnie Nelson continues to insist that Rick Carlisle will remain with Dallas next season despite being in limbo on his contract.
This isn't the same Oklahoma City team that lost to Dallas in five games in the Western
Conference finals last year. Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle sees more than just a
contender. "They're a great young team," Carlisle said. "And the thing that impressed me the most
about them is that they have a certain look in their eye right now. Not just that they...
With nothing left to play for but pride, Dallas gave everything it had. And it still wasn’t enough. OKC left the AAC with a 102-97 win in Saturday's sweeping 4-0 win because of James Harden’s delayed breakout and because, in the end, as Mavs coach Rick Carlisle said, 'The better team won.'
DALLAS The Dallas Mavericks are being scattered into pieces and we don't mean that as a metaphor.
Foundation players Jason Terry and Jason Kidd have uncertain futures. MVP Dirk Nowitzki is offering ideas for what needs to happen to next year's roster, and that means more changes. And even coach Rick Carlisle followed Saturday's 102-97 loss to Oklahoma City which completed...