Will Dirk Nowitzki’s Departure Force Mark Cuban to Go For LeBron James?

May 23rd, 2010 by Josh Dhani Leave a reply »
It has been reported that Mavericks' power forward Dirk Nowitzki might be leaving the team after he opts out of his contract.

Why?  Dirk wants to win.

Let me rephrase that: he's been winning with the Mavericks, but they have yet to be a Finals contender.

No offense to the Mavericks' fans, but the last few years haven't been working out championship-wise, which brings to the fact that Nowitzki will most likely be leaving.

And even though the Mavericks have until June 1 to make a contract extension, it probably won't happen.

So what does this mean for Dallas if Dirk leaves? It opens up cap-room, and coming July 1, the Mavericks could go for LeBron James.

This might be crazy to you. It's crazy to me too. LeBron James with the Mavericks, you kidding me?

I know. But it opens up cap-space. If James leaves the Cavaliers this coming July 1, the Mavericks could offer a sign-and-trade.

Along with that, Mark Cuban could be quieted, considering be was recently fined $100K for his comments about attaining LeBron. But he could be right. What if LeBron wants to win there?

In my opinion ...

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