A Humble Successor: The Top 10 Finalists

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With Humble Billy Hayes no longer the Dallas Mavericks' voice at American Airlines Center, the team has whittled 175 candidates down to its Top 10 finalists.

You waste time voting for Dancing With The Stars, might as well cast a vote for something that actually matters:

1. Rodney Blue

2. Doug Branch

3. Tom Gribble

4. Sean Heath

5. Chris Martin

6. Allan Peck

7. Michael Rey

8. Chris Ryan

9. Steve Sparks

10. Michael Taylor

Listen to the auditions and vote right here.

(Subliminal hint: Michael Rey).

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