Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 4/18/13
Darren Collison entered the 2012-13 season as the Dallas Mavericks starting point guard. During the final 23 games of the campaign, the 25-year-old came off the bench. Playing in the final year of his contract, some might think losing a starting spot means Collison and his agent have discussed a departure from Dallas. "To be honest, we haven't had too many discussions about anything, as of yet," Collison said during Thursday's end-of-season interviews at American Airlines Center. "I'm sure we are in the next few days or so, but as of right now, we haven't." Collison said he's "capable of playing for any team as a starter" but didn't rule out returning to the Mavericks and coming off the bench. The former first-round pick, who was traded to Dallas in July, averaged 12.0 points, 5.1 assists, 1.2 steals and 2.1 turnovers in 81 games this season. "I learned a lot about myself," Collison said. "I learned that I can pretty much take on any challenge. It was extremely tough. But the bi...
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