MILWAUKEE It may have been in a different locker room, but Jae Crowder was celebrating yet another win at the BMO Harris Bradley Center when Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle cracked a joke to his rookie forward after one of the most complete games of his rookie season.
"I told him after the game I wish we could play all of our games here," Carlisle said.
Returning to the building where he went 29-5 as a collegiate, the former Marquette University star scored 14 points and grabbed what at the time was a career-high eight rebounds in Dallas' 115-108 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks last Tuesday.
And while his former teammates and coaching staff were in New York City, Crowder was still overwhelmed with ticket requests from those around him wanting to witness the former Big East Player of the Year's first trip back to Milwaukee.
It's not amazing that Crowder has become a contributor to an NBA team -- he has the talent to have a long professional career. But like so many of the numerou...