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Beaubois going through growing pains

Updated: October 16, 2009, 1:32 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS - A few flashes of potential and six quick fouls.

That sums up Dallas Mavericks first-round pick Rodrigue Beaubois' performance during Thursday night's 113-88 preseason win over the Detroit Pistons.

Mavs coach Rick Carlisle, who wanted to challenge Beaubois after a poor performance in the previous game, started the 21-year-old against the Pistons. Beaubois responded with five quick points and a beautiful bounce pass to Dirk Nowitzki for a dunk on a perfectly executed ...

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