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Exclusive: Dirk Talks Mavs FA Recruiting Plan

Dirk Nowitzki met the media-at-large on Friday before his Heroes Baseball Game practice and offered his usual low-key, by-rote answers to questions about LeBron, Carmelo and Lance. Dirk even suggested that he wouldn't personally be involved in free-agent recruiting. And then? He spoke exclusively to DB.com and was revealing and not at all 'low-key' about his involvement in the plans.

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki is not given to flights of fancy. So when he downplays the idea of LeBron to Dallas or Carmelo Anthony to Dallas, his perspective is a sincere one. How realistic it is than Anthony end up with the Mavs, the media mob asked Nowitzki before he gamely took Friday batting practice? "Not really,'' he said. "Do I think it's realistic? No." Dirk paired that...

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