Minutes may be scarce for Mavs rookie

Updated: October 30, 2009, 12:04 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPNDallas.com

It was the undeniable highlight of the Mavericks' preseason: Rodrigue Beaubois' moving into the starting lineup for the third quarter at Washington and promptly uncorking 11 memorable points.

The highlight within the highlight: Beaubois stripped the ball clean from Wizards ace Gilbert Arenas and zoomed away for an uncontested dunk.

Yet it remains to be seen how long it takes Beaubois to earn regular playing time in the regular season. He never got off the bench during the Mavericks' ...

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