Originally written on Sports Rumor Alert  |  Last updated 3/20/14
The Dallas Mavericks could target a free agent big man this summer, and it could mean the end of their three man rotation at the center position. The odd man out could be DeJuan Blair.The Mavs would love to make a splash signing, like Carmelo Anthony, to upgrade their roster. However, that seems unlikely. Instead, the Mavs could tweak the supporting cast around Dirk Nowitzki. One possibility is to sign Marcin Gortat.According to beat writer Eddie Sefko:"Blair might be the odd man out if the Mavericks get a proven big man in free agency like Gortat."Currently, Samuel Dalembert, DeJuan Blair and Brandan Wright divvy up the minutes at the five spot. Blair has averaged 6.8 points per game to go along with 4.9 rebounds per game, but his minutes have been dropping since November. In November, he played 20.8 minutes per game, and in April, he has only played 9 minutes per game. In Wednesday's overtime loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, Blair played a measly 1 minute.Dalembert and Wright a...
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