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Learning curve bends Mavs' Beaubois

Dallas' point guard of the future struggles to make grade during summer crash course

Updated: July 16, 2010, 1:18 PM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

LAS VEGAS -- The biggest problem with Rodrigue Beaubois during his one-step-forward, two-steps-back education in this Point Guard 101 summer crash course is that he was too good as a drop-dead scorer in the limited time coach Rick Carlisle afforded him at shooting guard last season.

Now that the Dallas Mavericks brass has determined that the young Frenchman will be their point guard of the future, despite never having played the position at any level, he's going through some definite growing ...

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