Texas finished last season at 24-26, a record identical to their inaugural season but this time it wasn't good enough to secure a playoff spot. The Mavericks affiliate open up training camp with a couple of allocated players with NBA experience. Melvin Ely was the WAC Player of the Year as both a junior & senior at Fresno State before being drafted 12th overall in the 2002 NBA draft by the Clippers. He has 8 years and 373 games under his belt heading into this season. His last stint in the NBA came with Denver during the 2010-11 season when he played 30 games. Last season he played just 5 games in Puerto Rico for Guayama. He'll be joined by a 2008 Consensus All-American out of Memphis. Small forward Chris Douglas-Roberts was the 40th pick in the 2008 NBA draft by New Jersey. He played 111 games during his first two seasons with the Nets before heading to Milwaukee for 44 games in the 2010-11 season. He spent last year in Italy with Bologna and averaged 12.4 pts & 3.0 reb per contest.
|CDR with Bologna|
|1st rd pick Christian Eyenga|
|High Point rook Shay Shine|
|Faisal Aden at Washington State|
|Dunk Champion Kenny Dobbs nabbed in 8th round|