Mark Cuban confirmed that the situation played out with Zydrunas Ilgauskas just as the Mavericks figured it would -- with the big center likely returning to Cleveland after a 30-day waiting period.
He'll be able to re-sign with the Cavaliers on March 22.
The Mavericks made their pitch. But there was no way he was coming here.
Still, as Mark Cuban says, you have to run out the ground balls. You never know when there might be an error.