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Mavs Fever
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  • UNT men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones and Mavericks coach Avery Johnson shared a few pointers during the Mavs’ preseason training camp at UNT. They know each other from their days in Baton Rouge, when Johnson was playing at Southern University and Jones was coaching at LSU.
    UNT men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones and Mavericks coach Avery Johnson shared a few pointers during the Mavs’ preseason training camp at UNT. They know each other from their days in Baton Rouge, when Johnson was playing at Southern University and Jones was coaching at LSU.
  • With the Mavericks fresh off their first-ever appearance in the NBA Finals (which they lost to Miami), reporters had more than a few questions for Coach Johnson about the upcoming season. He said the theme this year is, “How do we go from ‘almost’ to ‘all’?”
    With the Mavericks fresh off their first-ever appearance in the NBA Finals (which they lost to Miami), reporters had more than a few questions for Coach Johnson about the upcoming season. He said the theme this year is, “How do we go from ‘almost’ to ‘all’?”
  • Jerry Stackhouse and Greg Buckner iced down their knees after practice in the Norval F. Pohl Student Recreation Center.
    Jerry Stackhouse and Greg Buckner iced down their knees after practice in the Norval F. Pohl Student Recreation Center.
  • Dirk Nowitzki signed autographs outside the rec center, where fans lined up each day to take photos and collect autographs.
    Dirk Nowitzki signed autographs outside the rec center, where fans lined up each day to take photos and collect autographs.
  • D.J. Mbenga and Erick Dampier were signing autographs, too, until they noticed the team bus pulling away without them.
    D.J. Mbenga and Erick Dampier were signing autographs, too, until they noticed the team bus pulling away without them.
  • At the free scrimmage in the Super Pit for UNT students, faculty and staff, the White team edged the Blue team 48-45. DeSagana Diop was a standout, hitting 8 of 10 shots that included a pair of 15-footers.
    At the free scrimmage in the Super Pit for UNT students, faculty and staff, the White team edged the Blue team 48-45. DeSagana Diop was a standout, hitting 8 of 10 shots that included a pair of 15-footers.
  • Anthony Johnson kept his eye on Josh Howard during the scrimmage. Howard was a first-round draft pick of the Mavericks in ’03. Johnson played for the Pacers before joining the Mavs this year.
    Anthony Johnson kept his eye on Josh Howard during the scrimmage. Howard was a first-round draft pick of the Mavericks in ’03. Johnson played for the Pacers before joining the Mavs this year.
  • From left, Josh Howard, Devean George and Devin Harris worked against the Blue team. Harris tied DeSagana Diop for most points in the scrimmage with 16.
    From left, Josh Howard, Devean George and Devin Harris worked against the Blue team. Harris tied DeSagana Diop for most points in the scrimmage with 16.
  • D.J. Mbenga went up for some defense during the scrimmage. The 7-foot center from Congo played in Belgium before joining the Mavs in ’04.
    D.J. Mbenga went up for some defense during the scrimmage. The 7-foot center from Congo played in Belgium before joining the Mavs in ’04.
  • Jason Terry introduced the players at the scrimmage and as time ran out got the fans fired up again — at the prospect of catching his shoes.
    Jason Terry introduced the players at the scrimmage and as time ran out got the fans fired up again — at the prospect of catching his shoes.
  • Dirk Nowitzki posed for photos with UNT women’s basketball players after the scrimmage. Even the fans who didn’t get shoes were excited to have the Mavs on campus.
    Dirk Nowitzki posed for photos with UNT women’s basketball players after the scrimmage. Even the fans who didn’t get shoes were excited to have the Mavs on campus.
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