Not long after ESPN.com's Marc Stein broke the big story that the Dallas Mavericks had acquired Lamar Odom from the Los Angeles Lakers after the three-way trade scenario for Chris Paul collapsed, word came down that another player was in the Mavs' fold.
Brian Cardinal, "The Custodian," is back.
He announced his return on via Twitter: Jumping on a plane tomorrow headed for the Big D! Excited to be back with the Mavs!!! Let's get it!!!
Cardinal pushes the Mavs' roster to 14, including Odom and Vince Carter, who is expected to be in Dallas on Sunday. Cardinal could be the only one of the team's five players that entered free agency that will re-sign.
Here's a look at the 14: