The Dallas Mavericks honored recently retired Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo on Tuesday by having him participate in shootaround , pose for a team photo , join the layup line pregame and “almost” check into their game against the Denver Nuggets. He was also introduced as their sixth starter.

The Mavericks’ original plan, though, was to have him actually play, according to owner Mark Cuban. He said that the league was not exactly in favor of this, via ESPN’s Todd Archer:

If Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban had his way, Tony Romo would not only have dressed for Tuesday night’s game against the Denver Nuggets, he would have found his way into the game.


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