* Dallas assistant coach Dwane Casey served his only stint as an NBA head coach in Minnesota from 2005-2007

* Mavericks forward Kris Humphries was born in Minneapolis, Minn., and attended Hopkins High School in Minnetonka, Minn., before playing one year of college ball at the University of Minnesota

* Timberwolves guard Kevin Ollie began his NBA career with Dallas and played 16 games to start the 1997-98 season

* Timberwolves center Ryan Hollins played for the Mavericks during the 2008-09 season