Dallas Mavericks’ Fab Four Point Guards Leading the Way

November 17th, 2009 by Alex McVeigh Leave a reply »
Even as the Dallas Mavericks have made it deeper and deeper into the playoffs in recent years, they've had weaknesses at two key positions; some might say THE key positions.

Center and shooting guard have been two holes in the Mavericks' game, and one would argue having a superstar at either position is the quickest way to a championship.

I've already discussed the Mavericks' center woes, and believe you me, I'll get into that more as the season progresses.

Now let's take a look at what the Mavericks are doing with the shooting guard position. For next year, I hope they land Joe Johnson, but once again, we'll have to get into that later.

Let's look at what the Mavericks are doing this year. They have four point guards on their roster (Jason Kidd, JJ Barea, Jason Terry, Rodrigue Beaubois), and only one true shooting guard, Matt Carroll, who won't be seeing much of the floor this season.

The original plan was for a healthy Josh Howard to start alongside Kidd, Marion, Dirk, and Erick Dampier. Howard's ankle has put a kink in those plans, so the Mavs are left to figure out something else.

And that something has bee ...

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