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Mavericks are top guns

In the latest Basketball Diaries, the durability of the Mavs game plan is the unanswered question.

Updated: November 20, 2002, 1:26 PM ET
By Charley Rosen | Special to Page 2

I've never liked the Dallas Mavericks. They were too soft, too loose, and too hyped by the media. And wasn't coach Don Nelson regarded by many of his peers as a self-proclaimed genius who habitually resorted to gimmicks? (Remember his Golden State teams of yore that featured Chris Mullin, Mitch Richmond and Tim Hardaway playing 3-on-3, and turned his big men into spectators?)  "Nellie-ball" was "junk ball."  

Accordingly, I was profoundly unimpressed (despite their unblemished record) ...

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