While we anxiously await the Mavs' NBA Western Conference Final opponent -- looks like the Thunder -- a couple of matters that get, well, right to the heart of the matter.
Was talking to Mark Aguirre last week in the wake of his recent health scare. Aguirre, the first overall pick i ... More >>
Yep, pretty much the easiest list I've ever put together.
On June 24, 1998 the Dallas Mavericks drafted robust, rotund -- let's face it, fat -- Michigan forward Robert "Tractor" Traylor with the No. 6 pick in the draft. Three picks later the Milwaukee Bucks drafted a German teen named Dirk Nowitzk ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:
*I said upon hearing the Josh Howard-for-Caron Butler trade during the NBA All-Star break that the Dallas Mavericks were not only re-shaping their roster but re-booting their playoff prospects. I h ... More >>
I was there in February 1999 in Seattle for rookie Dirk Nowitzki's first points as a Dallas Maverick. Still can't believe I was at American Airlines Center last night for his 20,000th.
Shortly after then-general manager Don Nelson acquired Dirk in a draft-day trade for Robert "Trac ... More >>