Found November 08, 2011 on Fox Sports Southwest:
No NBA season? No problem for Brian Cardinal. The Dallas Mavericks forward has found another basketball-related job to keep him busy. The former Purdue star has joined the university's athletics staff as an athletics administration intern. According to the Purdue Exponent, the school's student newspaper, Cardinal's internship will include mentoring student-athletes and non-coaching activities around the department. The story indicates that when the NBA labor crisis gets resolved, Cardinal will return to his NBA job. "Brian is someone I've known for a long time, and he's always been a great ambassador for Purdue," men's head basketball coach Matt Painter told the Exponent. "His work ethic and dedication reflect the values of our department, and we're excited to have him as a member of the staff." Cardinal, 34, signed with the Mavericks as a free agent before the start of the 2010 season. He averaged 2.6 points per game during 56 regular season appearances last year. During the Mavericks' run to the 2011 title, the 6-8, 240-pounder played in nine of the team's 21 playoff games, totaling 10 points and three rebounds. Follow Jon Machota on Twitter: @jonmachota

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