The Dallas Mavericks have insisted that there is a method to the madness of dismantling a championship roster and reassembling with veteran one year deals.
Well, you can count Tracy McGrady among the people who believe the Mavericks' master plan will work. In an interview with Yahoo! McGrady says that the Mavericks will end up with Williams and Howard next year.
Full quotes after the jump.
"If it’s just Dwight and D-Will, he’s better off just staying in Orlando. You want to go to a team that’s championship caliber, and just him and D-Will won’t get it done. There’s got to be other pieces around to make it look sweet."
D-Will is from Dallas," McGrady said. "You’ve got Dirk Nowitzki there. They’re going to have [cap space] there. That looks sweet. Dirk. D-Will. And then you get Dwight Howard. That’s it, right there."
"I’ve been watching Orlando play, and I think they let it go too far – to where they can’t compete for a championship," McGrady said. "Dwight’s going to find a sweeter spot for him next year with him being a free agent, with D-Will being a free agent, and Dallas already having an established star there. … Yup, Dallas."
And then he laughed and said, "You heard it from me first."
Keep planting that seed and there'll be a vet minimum deal in it for you, T-Mac.