Posted June 26, 2013 on AP on Fox
After two years building a roster on the notion of temporary, the Dallas Mavericks and owner Mark Cuban are ready for something a little more permanent. The question is whether finding new partners for Dirk Nowitzki - or deciding to keep some of the old ones - starts during the NBA draft Thursday night or in free agency next week. While Cuban still believes the Mavericks did the right thing when they decided not to keep several key pieces of the franchise's first championship team in 2011, the reality of missing the playoffs for the first time in a full season as owner had him conceding a few points. Among them: It would be nice to plug in key players who are going to be around awhile. ''We've turned over pieces before, a lot of pieces before. It's just that the remaining pieces were a little more of a core,'' Cuban said when the end of Dallas' 12-season playoff streak was all but official. ''We want to add the right pieces, but corporate knowledge is always important. So hopefu...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Isaiah Thomas rips list that ranks him 88th-best in NBA

Australian television want 49ers to showcase Jarryd Hayne

Urban Meyer: We will announce starting QB first snap of season

Mike Shanahan: Kirk Cousins will be a top-10 NFL QB

Raiders Khalil Mack is going to be a superstar

Buffalo Bills name Tyrod Taylor their starting QB

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson: My goal is to go undefeated

Chip Kelly praises Tim Tebow: ‘He’s had a good camp’

Jay Gruden: RG3 benched for performance, not concussion

Judge: No settlement in Brady against NFL, decision by Friday

Wozniacki: Media should move on from McIlroy relationship

Hogan contemplated suicide after racist rant went public

NBA 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!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Five NFL teams that should trade for Robert Griffin III

10 takeaways from Week 3 of the NFL preseason

Cubs' Jake Arrieta no-hits the Dodgers

Chicago Bears release Tim Jennings

U.S. Open men's preview

U.S. Open women's preview

D'Angelo Russell zings Lakers fans

Every NBA division's most interesting rookie for 2015-16

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker