Found July 05, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
In case you missed it, the Dallas Mavericks are finally close to signing their point guard of the future. Now, for the bad news: His name is Jason Kidd. With all due respect to the future Hall of Famer, this doesn't exactly seem like the "big fish" that Donnie Nelson talked about shortly after dismantling an NBA championship team. One of my pals in the media - let's call him Tim Cowlishaw - said Thursday in an otherwise excellent column that he doesn't believe allowing to Tyson Chandler to walk in free agency constituted blowing up a title team. Well, it sure felt that way to me while watching Russell Westbrook and James Harden knife through the lane while sweeping the Mavs in the first round of the playoffs. And surely the man with an Abraham Lincoln tattoo on his neck, DeShawn Stephenson could've at least made the Thunder work for some of those points. Oh, and there's that young Puerto Rican named J.J. Barea that emerged as a consistent scoring th...
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