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Mag NBA preview: Mavericks

JUST TWO SEASONS removed from their 2011 title, the '12-13 Mavs were a roster in transition, filled with expiring contracts the team hoped to replace with either CP3 or D12. Miss and miss. Instead, they got Monta Ellis, Jose Calderon, Devin Harris and DeJuan Blair. The hope is that Ellis (17.5 FGA/G) somehow operates efficiently in an offense. But with Dirk Nowitzki's deal ending, Mark Cuban is going free agent fishing again next summer.

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