Found July 19, 2013 on roundballchat.com:
Dwight Howard took his talents to Houston. Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks also made a push for Howard, but did not get him in the end of things. Recently Cuban told ESPN Dallas that the Mavs are in a better spot without Howard. “I think we’ve put ourselves in a spot where we’re in a better spot than we were at if we got just the one max-out deal,” Cuban told ESPNDallas.com during the Mavs’ summer league game Wednesday night. “I think it’d be better shorter and longer term. I don’t want to make that sound the wrong way. I think we’ll be better this year because we added five good players or more.” “Obviously we didn’t get Dwight,” Cuban said. “We took a chance, and it didn’t happen. I think we put together a really good team. It sticks within the culture we’ve tried to define. We’ve dealt with some of the weaknesses we had from last year. Hopefully if we stay healthy, good things will happen.” “Obviously, we were disappointed we didn’t get Dwight, but we pretty much
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