Tales from the Dallas Mavericks tells the story about the now highly successful NBA franchise through engaging anecdotes and little-known stories. Though the team has never reached the summit, its history has been filled with colorful characters, including multi-millionaire owner Donald Carter and NBA Maverick Mark Cuban. These days, the team is rated among the NBA's best clubs, thanks to colorful players like Dirk Nowitzki, Michael Finley and Steve Nash. Tales from the Dallas Mavericks includes the sad tale about potential superstar Roy Tarpley, and the zany escapades of two-time coach Dick Motta and current coach Don Nelson. This is one book that Mavericks fans must add to their personal library.