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Devin Harris Back To Dallas?

That's a possibility according to Marc Stein.

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Sources with knowledge of the team’s thinking confirmed to ESPNDallas.com that the prospect of making a trade pitch to bring back Harris has been discussed internally and will inevitably be broached with the Nuggets if the 2009 All-Star ends up in Denver.

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The Nuggets will reportedly shop Harris when the Carmelo trade is complete and while a Harris reunion would be enticing it's hard to see him back in Dallas.  As Stein mentions, the Portland Trailblazers are very high on Harris and can offer a better package than the Mavericks.

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Theoretically, would a Kidd/Harris backcourt work?

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I think so, Harris is a slasher and would help out tremendously against the quicker guards in the league that have hampered Kidd throughout his time in Dallas.

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So what package are we looking at?

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If the Mavericks jump into the 'Melo talks to lure Harris away, the Mavericks could offer Caron Butler's expiring contract and rookie Dominique Jones for Johan Petro and Devin Harris

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Johan Petro's contract seems to be the sticking point in the current Carmelo talks and the Mavericks would be able acquire him while offering a nice 10 million expiring contract to the team taking him on.

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And of course, they would get the services of Devin in return.

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If they don't and attempt to make a trade with Denver straight up, it becomes that much tougher to match the rumored Blazers' package of Batum and Miller.

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It's tough to see this trade actually materializing, but a Devin reunion would be fun for everybody.

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