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In March, Donnie Nelson explained that the Mavericks were quiet during the trade deadline because they already possessed a roster that could "contend this year" but also "be active out in the market."
Now that the contention part has been eliminated, it must be time to be active in the market.
Well, not exactly.
"There's lots of good players out there," Nelson, the Mavericks general manager, said Sunday during season-ending interviews at American Airlines Center. "And whether it's A, B, C, D, E, F, or keep the powder dry, which is always an option. Just because we have it doesn't mean we have to spend it. Those are all things that we'll take up this summer."
But can the Mavericks really afford to not land a big name free agent or two? The face of the franchise, Dirk Nowitzki , turns 34 next month. Don't the Mavs need to give Nowitzki, who is signed for two more years, as much help as quick as possible?
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DALLAS – Break out your brooms, the sweep is over. There were some dramatic moments in this four game series. But none were more dramatic than the posture of the Mavericks captain Dirk Nowitzki leaving the court.
His stellar 34 point performance was not enough.
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