DALLAS -- The Mavericks' inactives for Game 1 are the same as they were last series.
That means Roddy Beaubois, who lost his starting job in the regular-season finale, will be wearing a suit while sitting on the bench again. Rookie Dominique Jones and injured Caron Butler are the other inactives.
Coach Rick Carlisle said a couple of days ago that the decision wouldn't necessarily be between Corey Brewer and Beaubois, as it was in the West semifinals. But Carlisle decided the frontcourt depth provided by Ian Mahinmi and Brian Cardinal was more important than any potential scoring punch Beaubois could provide in an emergency situation.