It was Dallas Mavericks Media Day and with the addition of Vince Carter and Lamar Odom the team is excited for the season to start on Christmas day.
“I’m fired up,” said Mavericks Forward Dirk Nowitzki. “It’s been a long summer kind of with a lot of uncertainty. You didn’t know what was going to happen so I was obviously pleased to see that we found an agreement that’s decent for both sides. Now we can go back to playing some hoops and defending our title.”
“Sixty six games in a hundred and twenty three days so if you have a deep team like we do now it definitely could help,” said Mavericks Guard Jason Kidd.
“We have good team,” said Mavericks Forward Vince Carter. “We have a good nucleus of guys here whose won championships around here. I’m just glad to be a part of it.”
“It’s going to be a lot of games coming,” said Nowitzki. “A lot of nights so we’re going to need everybody to contribute on certain nights. We have a fun group. A veteran group. I’m looking forward to it.”
“After a long lockout which no one wanted but it happened so we’re excited,” said Dallas Mavericks Jason Terry. “What better day to get things started then on Christmas? We’re going to drop the banner on them and on the Heat.”
The Mavericks know they have a lot of work to do to get back to the playoffs but it’s clear repeat is on most people’s mind who are looking for this team to succeed. It’s no easy task and it all starts at the American Airlines Center less then two weeks from today.
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