When it comes to a stimulus package, the only place the Mavericks are in the market for help is in the Western Conference standings.
Mark Cuban won't be among the dozen or so NBA owners who requested help from the $200 million that the NBA borrowed to help out some of its franchises.
The Mavericks, like everybody else in the league, are feeling the economic pinch. But they won't be asking for a chunk of the change.
NBA commissioner David Stern said that not all of the teams that are partaking of the cash help are in dire financial straits. But you have to figure the ones taht are primed for playoff money probably aren't interested in taking on any extra debt, no matter how cheap the financing for that debt might be.