Mark Cuban & Co. must figure out how to fill the voids left by their Dallas departures.
Mavericks' post-title plan was worth risk in order to keep up with rising Thunder.
Deron Williams told New York reporters Monday that Mark Cuban's absence from the Mavs' free-agency pitch to the All-Star point guard "of course" impacted Williams' decision to re-sign with the Brooklyn Nets.
Mavs' rapid reconstruction could help them land Dwight Howard or Chris Paul.
Mavs need leading man to carry team so aging Dirk can embrace supporting role.
The Mavs' flameout shows the need for an elite player to pair with Dirk Nowitzki.
The Mavs need Dirk to revert to form for the sake of this season and beyond.
Mavs owner Mark Cuban takes decisive action to retool defending champions.