At one point, it was believed that the Dallas Mavericks were heavy favorites to sign both Deron Williams. And with Williams in the fold, they instantly became a favorite to land Dwight Howard.
But things didn’t work out quite like that. In fact, the Mavericks have lost more than they’ve gained. Williams decided to re-sign in Brooklyn, Howard wants to follow, and the Mavs have subsequently lost Jason Kidd and Jason Terry to the Knicks and Celtics.
So what went wrong? How does a team that once had a chance to land two top 10 NBA players end up with neither of them as well as losing two vital cogs from there championship team? Well according to Jason Kidd, it’s because when it came down to it, the Mavs roster isn’t good enough to sway free agents to sign in Dallas. And Kidd said as much in an interview with Joe and Evan on WFAN in New York.
On why he decided to leave Dallas after all signs pointed to him staying:
“I felt in the morning I was committing to the Mavs and I went out and ...