Mavericks land Buckner, finalize trade for Croshere

Updated: July 12, 2006, 8:43 PM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- Having lost out on scoring guard Mike James, the Dallas Mavericks instead went for defense by agreeing to a deal Wednesday with guard Greg Buckner.

Buckner's three-year contract is expected to be finalized Thursday. Dallas turned to Buckner after James spurned their three-year offer for a four-year deal with Minnesota.

Buckner spent the past two seasons in Denver, but is quite familiar to the Mavs. He spent his first three NBA seasons in Dallas, breaking in during ...

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