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Rick Carlisle

McGee hoping he can contribute at center for Mavs this season

The Mavericks have nearly 21 feet worth of centers that have legitimate NBA experience.tmpplchld All of them bring something a little different.tmpplchld JaVale McGee is just hoping to bring something.tmpplchld Anything.tmpplchld The 7-footer who has been plagued by leg problems the last two seasons has always been a little bit of an "out there" kind of person. He's made lots of highlight reels, but often times for the wrong reasons, such as passing the ball to nobody on the other end of the court.tmpplchld He's been a blooper-reel editor's best friend.tmpplchld But at 27, he's still a very young center who has more athleticism than the rest of the...