“He kicked our (behind) every time we played them,’’ Carlisle said. “That’s one reason we wanted to get him on our team.
“What did we learn? We wanted him on our team -- that’s what we learned.’’
During a Jan. 25th 113-107 loss to the Spurs last season, the Mavs watched Blair come off the bench to convert 10-of-13 shots and score 22 points in just 19 minutes. In other words, since the Mavs couldn’t beat Blair, they knew they had to figure out a way to get him on their team.
-- Dwain Price
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