Mavericks benefit from Jason Kidd's departure, which paved way for Darren Collison
Mavs' rapid reconstruction could help them land Dwight Howard or Chris Paul.
Free-agency disaster leaves Dirk Nowitzki alone atop Mavericks' skeleton roster.
Jeremy Lin continues to quiet doubters with great performance vs. Mavericks.
With a short preseason, the Mavericks have to put chemistry on a back burner.
A roster analysis shows the Mavs have a chance to keep changes to minimum.
ESPN.com NBA Player Rankings: Team-by-team
Tell us which Mavericks you'd bring back next season, and which ones you'd send packing.
The final result was world-class, but how did Mavs fare on an individual basis?
The Mavs combined savvy moves and luck to build their way back to the Finals.
Mavericks continue downhill slide, even with Dirk Nowitzki back in lineup.
DALLAS -- Starting center Tyson Chandler is expected to return for the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday after missing one game with a stomach illness.
Mavericks grades: Tyson Chandler and Dirk Nowitzki are at the head of the class.
ESPN.com previews the Knicks' season, with predictions, lineups, fantasy forecast and the NBA Dish podcast.