DALLAS -- After being swept by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the playoffs last season, the action will be back at American Airlines Center this weekend for the Dallas Mavericks.
The Mavs will host Media Day on Friday, then open practice on Saturday with two sessions. That'll be followed by one practice Sunday, two on Oct. 1 and one on Oct. 2.
Coach Rick Carlisle's team will leave for Europe on Oct. 3 and return on Oct. 10 after playing preseason games in Germany and Spain.
The Mavs were 36-30 during last year's lockout-shortened season and endured an overhaul during the offseason that included the losses of Jason Kidd, Jason Terry and Brendan Haywood.
-- Dwain Price
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