Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 9/18/12
All the talk over the past few months has been about the new acquisitions for the Dallas Mavericks. They have five new players and three rookies on this roster to go along with vets Dirk Nowitzki and Shawn Marion. Dallas resigned some players from last year’s team, including Delonte West and Brandan Wright. But what about Vince Carter? Going into his second year with Dallas, there seems to be little talk about a guy who is in the twilight of his career, but can still put up solid numbers when given the chance. However, he will need to put up said solid numbers, or head coach Rick Carlisle will pull the plug on Carter’s minutes. Carlisle’s new backcourt of Darren Collison and O.J. Mayo will be getting a majority of those backcourt minutes, with Delonte West coming off the bench to spell those guys. The Mavs’ head coach is also going to give rookie Jae Crowder, who looked very good in summer league, a chance at the small forward position. That leaves few minutes to be had for Carter,...
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