Turns out, New Year's Day against the Eagles wasn't former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's last day in a Dallas sports uniform. On Tuesday the Mavericks made Romo point guard for a day, allowing him to take part in the team's morning shoot-around, as well as layup lines before the Mavs' game against the Nuggets that night.
Judging from videos posted to social media after the shoot-around, Romo acquitted himself nicely in front of the Mavs. Here, he shows the form that helped him make the All-Racine County boys basketball team with future NBA star Caron Butler when the two were high-schoolers in Wisconsin.
Nevertheless, he took some good-natured ribbing from Dirk Nowitzki on Tuesday afternoon before taking part in a Mavs team photo.
Despite promises from Mavericks owner Mark Cuban that his team would be signing a "pass-first point guard" for the 2016-2017 season's run-in, Romo didn't actually sign a contract with the Mavs. He did get to end his day with a spot at the end of the Mavs bench, however, which is a pretty great consolation prize.