This leaves Mavs fans with two questions: How bad do they want Ricky Rubio or Frank Ntilikina? And, if so, how likely are they to acquire them?
The NBA Draft is Thursday, June 22 and the Dallas Mavericks need to make the most of it if they want to keep their brief struggles from turning into longer ones.
So few players spend their entire career with one organization. The longer their career lasts, the more likely it becomes time for a change. For Dirk, that change has all been able to take place within the organization.
Good things do not always happen to those who wait, but when it comes to 41, there is no better example of loyalty paying off.