A surprise that comes as no surprise
DALLAS -- No one really calls him Genius anymore. It has been years since anyone did.
He's still Nellie, though, and always will be. Quirky, dramatic, shrewd all the way to the very end of his coaching career.
In a trademark Nellie surprise, coming with the Dallas Mavericks generally exceeding expectations at 42-22 in spite of their season-long injury hex, the second-winningest coach in league history basically fired himself Saturday morning. Nelson went to Mavericks owner ...
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