The Rangers are back in the playoffs. The Cowboys are back in the race.
And look now, but the Dallas Mavericks are back in training camp. Yes, already.
Just five months after they walked off the court in the wake of another disappointing first-round playoff loss (this one to the San Antonio Spurs), the Mavs will today hold their annual Media Day and tomorrow commence camp at SMU.
Their preseason opener is October 5; the regular-season lid-lifter October 27. Are we ready for some basketball?
I know owner Mark Cuban is. After a very eventful personal off-season highlighted by almost buying the Rangers, appearing as a regular on Entourage and having his legal battle with the Securities & Exchange Commission re-booted, he’s back to hawking the Mavs as the deepest, perhaps best team in the NBA Western Conference.
Read Richie’s full Sportatorium blog at DallasObserver.com.