Monday, October 29th, 2012 at 9:10 am  |  7 responses

Eddy Curry Likely to Start for the Dallas Mavericks

Various injuries to the Dallas Mavericks’ frontcourt will likely force Eddy Curry to be their starting center as the season begins. Yikes. From the Dallas Morning News: “Eddy Curry figures to embark to Los Angeles on Monday with his new Mavericks teammates as the team’s starting center. Considering he’s had a grand total of 25 minutes of playing time going into the season opener Tuesday, it’s not the ideal situation. But it’s all the Mavericks have at the moment. Chris Kaman still wasn’t able to scrimmage Sunday and it looks unlikely that he’ll be able to play against the Lakers. “There was a sighting. It was brief,’ said coach Rick Carlisle of what Kaman could do in practice. ‘He got through some of the shooting and 5-on-0 work. But he’s not there yet.’ Carlisle said Kaman was likely to travel with the team for the opening two-game trip but couldn’t add a definite to that statement. Meanwhile, Brandan Wright was able to practice after tweaking his left ankle last week, and probable starting forward Jae Crowder also went through full drills after a hamstring scare in Friday’s preseason finale. As for Curry, he had 11 points and seven rebounds in 25 minutes Friday against Charlotte.”

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  • Airnest

    Eddy Curry has championship experience!

  • JML-G

    even tho Curry been a punchline to me and others (still is), i hope he can shut everybody up – he had the talent to be one of the best centers b4 he decided to get fat during the time in NY

  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Verified Account

    good for him

  • Airnest

    He was beasting putting up in NYK before he got fat.2006–07New York818135.2.5761.000.6157.

  • spit hot fiyah

    actually rooting for him eventhough he has become the running joke of the nba. he went through a lot of s#!t in his personal life

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mike-Gilbert/100001749589586 Mike Gilbert

    watch out Dallas limo drivers