DALLAS -- It happens often, all over American.
A player plays for one pro team in a town, but his kids of fans of another team in another sport from another town. Or maybe that player is a fan of another team from another town in another sport.
Such was the case Tuesday night when Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was at American Airlines Center to apparently see Miami's LeBron James play the Dallas Mavericks. And Cowboys tight end Jason Witten was sitting courtside, and his kid was wearing a LeBron James jersey.
Wouldn't that sort of disloyality irk the home team?
"I saw Jason Witten after the game and he asked me if he could come to one of our practices and watch, so I don't know anything about that other stuff,'' Mavs coach Rick Carlisle said. "I'm a big fan of those two guys (Witten and Romo).
"Those two guys can do whatever they want. I just like the fact that they're in our building.''
Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was also at Tuesday's contest. And as James was leaving the court after the Heat's 117-106 win over the Mavs, he turned and raised his arms in an X in the direction of Bryant.
-- Dwain Price
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