DALLAS -- Owner Mark Cuban knows exactly when he expects Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki to transition into being a role player.
“He’s already transitioned,’’ Cuban said. “Everything’s on the elbow now, so we use him in the best way to use him.’’
Nowitzki is 35 and the Mavs know his best years are behind him. But they also believe the 11-time All-Star still has the qualities to take over a game if need be.
“I don’t think we’re going to have him roll up as a trailer and fire up three’s, so we’ll see,’’ Cuban said. “Some of it just depends on him staying healthy.’’
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