Nowitzki ready to recruit for rebuilding Mavericks

Dirk Nowitzki is ready to be a free-agent recruiter for the Dallas Mavericks. He's planning to hang around the draft war room, too.

Even before a 12-season playoff streak officially ended, the 7-foot German was saying his franchise faced a critically important summer in finding a co-star or two for a run at a second NBA championship.

Dallas dismantled key pieces of the 2011 title team, then had revamped rosters filled with one-year contracts in consecutive seasons. The first ended with a first-round playoff sweep, and the second didn't even make it that far.

The Mavericks got to .500 with a season-ending win over lowly New Orleans on Wednesday night, but Nowitzki and the rest made it clear that wasn't nearly good enough.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
Sherman 4201 Texoma Pkwy (903) 892 -8123 Ardmore 2624 S. Commerce (580) 223-0946
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 203688651