Found September 25, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The injury-plagued 2012-13 season for Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki was continuously chronicled by his naysayers who wanted to write the former league and NBA Finals MVP off after the 11-time All-Star was forced to sit out the first 27 games following preseason arthroscopic knee surgery. Nowitzki’s uphill climb to recapture his elite form was proof that he has plenty left in the tank however as his production steadily picked up before season’s end. Now after an offseason in which the 7-footer turned 35 years old and welcomed his first child into the world the Mavericks are once again hoping to ride their caped crusader’s coattail back to the playoffs. “You put a much better set of players around him and now it’s Dirk in a situation where he doesn’t have to rush back; where he’s had all summer to prepare his body and get ready” Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said this offseason during an interview with ESPN 103.3 FM. “You know knock on wood if we stay healthy I think peo...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Picking Monta Ellis Over OJ Mayo Was A Brilliant Move For The Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks had quite a few choices to make heading into this offseason. They had tons of cap space due to all of the one-year contracts that they had signed the previous offseason, and they wanted to hit big and land Dwight Howard. We now know that Howard ended up going to a team ...The post Picking Monta Ellis Over OJ Mayo Was A Brilliant Move For The Dallas Mavericks...

Cuban's thoughts on nicknames on NBA uniforms

DALLAS - In 2000, the XFL turned silliness loose by allowing players to pick their own nicknames to adorn the backs of their jerseys. The idea reeked of desperation and bush-leaguedness. And now the idea returns, courtesy of the NBA. What do I think? "He-Hate-Me.'' What does Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban who actually has a voice in all this -- think? "He...
Mavericks News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.