The Mavs pick up pieces in a flurry of moves while keeping their powder dry.
Free-agency disaster leaves Dirk Nowitzki alone atop Mavericks' skeleton roster.
Mavs missed out on their "big fish" and face more uncertainty in Dirk's twilight.
Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki braces for loss of free agents, confident roster will work
Jason Terry wants to sign a contract extension with Mavs by season opener.