Last night, as the regular crowd of 30K millionaires queued up outside a W Hotel decked out in bouncers and velvet ropes, five Dallas Maverick dancers sported their game-day unis: hot pants, hooker boots and bra-shirts covered with sparkles. The occasion: the Mavs Dancers calendar release party, just across the street from their home court.
“That is soooo cool!” one of the dancers said, in a tone both squeaky and shrill. She was talking about the blown-up photos from the calendar, which hung on the wall behind them. The girls, the five who got there early and the dozen-plus late arrivals greeted with long-lost howls by their spangled sisters, posed for a group photo, shouted, “Go Mavs!!” and whooshed upstairs to Ghostbar.
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They all didn't get their own page, awww, but do not pity those dancers like Deleah Caro, who “unfortunately didn’t get a month,” but did, like, make the group photo. (Because who didn't?) And that, like, was “really fun … more than I ever expected!” Much like last night itself, which lasted till the wee small hours of this morning. For those so interested in getting in the reception line -- gentlemen, fellas, sir -- you can sneak a peek at all the months and more in our slide show. --Courtney Clenney