Thursday , May , 15 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Rick Carlisle to Dallas Mavericks: Training Will Be Tough

At his introductory news conference, the Mavericks’ new coach said his team is in for a meat-grinding training camp full of sprints and sweat when they convene in October. While making it clear that some of the players who finished the season won’t be here then, the ones who are will get a punishing month of workouts.

"They’re going to find out that playing faster and with momentum isn’t just a matter of going out there and having a little more fun," Carlisle said. "It is a lot of work. This will probably be one of the tougher training camps these guys have ever had. [Dallas News]