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Dirk can't do it all by himself

The Mavericks need to find support for their lone star or their season will collapse

Updated: April 24, 2010, 3:40 AM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

SAN ANTONIO -- Shaq and Dwight Howard can quibble over being called Superman, but right now Superman suits up for the Dallas Mavericks. That's right, Dirk Nowitzki is Superman and not by choice, but by sheer necessity.

We all know Superman flies solo, no masked sidekick to pack a wallop and, heck, not even a masked canine to stand by his side. But, let's leave the dog references to San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich.

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle has his own issues now with ...

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