DALLAS -- Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said the Houston Rockets called his organzation this past summer and asked if they were interesting in trading forward Dirk Nowitzki.
Cuban said the call came a few hours after the Rockets had acquired center Dwight Howard.
"They didn't make an offical offer, they just asked if we would trade (Nowitzki),'' Cuban said on Friday night.
Asked when that call came from the Rockets, Cuabn said: 'About three hours after Dwight signed.''
-- Dwain Price
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