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Sources: Dirk, Mavs have $80M deal

Updated: July 5, 2010, 11:17 AM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki has essentially invested some of his own money into the Dallas Mavericks.

With no guarantee the capped-out Mavericks can land the elite sidekick he seeks to keep Dallas relevant in the Western Conference, Nowitzki agreed Saturday night to give a hometown discount to the only team he's ever known, reaching terms with owner Mark Cuban on what sources close to the talks say is a four-year deal worth $80 million.

That's $16 million less than the $96 ...

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