Rick Carlisle Rumors

Also, depending how the regular-season’s final five games play out, the title could prove useful because it would be the first tie-breaker should Dallas find itself in a three-way tie. “Listen, I think it’s something that’s always worthwhile,” Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said of the division title. “It shows that you’re the best team in your region of the league… It’s big. It’s big and we’ll take it.”

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