If Howard and Williams want to form the core of a contender together, they'll basically have two options. They can move to Brooklyn with the Nets or they can come on down to Dallas.
Based purely on basketball, that'd be a no-brainer of a decision because of the presence of Dirk Nowitzki.
Jeff Caplan believes it's out of the Mavericks' hands:
First and foremost, the Mavs must have both players reach free agency to have a shot at either, and then manufacture further financial flexibility to land both. Among the few teams that boast potential trade bait, Dallas, with its veterans and unproven youngsters, isn't one of them.
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