It may not be the free agent they were hoping for, but the Dallas Mavericks have brought in some help for Dirk Nowitzki, in the form of center Chris Kaman. Per ESPN.com’s Marc Stein: “Sources told ESPN.com that the Mavs are on the verge of finalizing a deal to team Kaman with close friend Dirk Nowitzki, his teammate on the German national team during the 2008 Olympics. The deal would be for one year, a source told ESPNDallas.com. Financial details were not immediately known.”

And Kaman confirmed it: