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Likelihood Dallas keeps its pick? Zero percent

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07:12 AM ET 06.19 | With a perfectly acceptable spot in the draft -- their highest in more than a decade -- the Mavericks are strongly thinking about moving it. And "strongly" means it is a virtual certainty. One source put the chances of the Mavericks having the 13th overall draft pick on their opening-day roster next season at 0 percent. There is an 80-percent chance that the pick is traded before or, more likely, during the draft, the source said. There is at least a 15-percent chance that the pick is a foreign player who is under contract and can be left overseas for a year and not count against the Mavericks' salary cap. There is less than a 5 percent chance that one of the top five or six players in the draft slips to No. 13 and the Mavericks take him.

The Dallas Morning News

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June 19, 2013  07:59 AM ET

This draft blows.

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June 19, 2013  08:43 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

This draft blows.

Ha ha ha ha ha ha

June 19, 2013  08:43 AM ET

Wow, Cuban really messed this team up.

June 19, 2013  09:14 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Wow, Cuban really messed this team up.

Ha ha ha ha ha ha

June 19, 2013  09:23 AM ET

Dallas Is Done, Bros.

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June 19, 2013  09:50 AM ET
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Dirk, Andrew Bynum, and Monta Ellis?

SO long Bynum agrees for the veteran minimum.

June 19, 2013  10:33 AM ET
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SO long Bynum agrees for the veteran minimum.

Bynum has to prove himself he needs about 9-10mil w a clause

June 19, 2013  11:18 AM ET
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Bynum has to prove himself he needs about 9-10mil w a clause

Bynum is broken, Cubes would be a fool like Philly to waste any salary on him. It's D12 or bust.

June 19, 2013  01:10 PM ET
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Wow, Cuban really messed this team up.

he took lessons from JJ ...

 
June 19, 2013  07:31 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

he took lessons from JJ ...

JJ is the master of turning a championship team into a mediocre one.

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