Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 8/10/12
DALLAS Eduardo Najera tells FOXSportsSouthwest.com and DallasBasketball.com that while he's been cleared to return to the NBA after sustaining a fractured forehead, he's considering retirement and a possible job in the Dallas Mavericks organization. Najera has been a crowd favorite wherever he's been during his 12-year NBA career ... and the 6-8 scrapper has been just about everywhere. Najera was chosen by Houston with the 38th overall pick in the 2000 NBA Draft before having his rights traded to Dallas. He was just the second Mexican-born player in the NBA and that caused him to become beloved in Dallas and elsewhere despite career averages of 5.2 points and 3.9 rebounds with the Mavericks, Warriors, Nuggets, Nets and last year with the Bobcats, which he calls "an interesting experience.'' Once upon a time, Eddie was a one-man full-court press, a pain-in-the-butt instigator and a do-anything forward who helped the Mavs beat Minnesota in a playoff series by being the guy who g...
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