Denver also outrebounded the Mavs, 53-42, and took control of the game when it outscored Dallas, 34-18, in the second quarter to assume a 57-44 lead at the half.Romo, who announced last week that he is retiring from the National Football League after spending the past 14 seasons quarterbacking the Dallas Cowboys, suited up and went through all of the warm-up drills. I look like a turtle out there next to these guys.
Augmon not only liked Romo being cited for his on and off the field contributions during his time with the Cowboys, but also Cuban's business savvy to generate a buzz for his National Basketball Association team, which is having awful season.
Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo smiles as he leaves a news conference after an NBA basketball shoot around in Dallas, Tuesday, April 11, 2017.
Although fans clamored for Romo to enter the game, it was reveled later on that Cuban had discussed with Commissioner Adam Silver the possibility of him actually playing.
"As you all know I feel I left something out there that I wanted to accomplish".
The Mavericks (32-49) end their regular season on Wednesday against the Memphis Grizzlies.
"Standing here today, I feel a little embarrassed, to be honest, in the sense that you're lucky enough to be in a position that someone cares enough to do something to honor you".
So Romo's Mavericks career ended the same way as his Cowboys career, with him on the bench watching his team lose.
Nowitzki even mentioned that Romo gave him a couple shooting tips on the bench.
Well, according to Caron Butler, Romo could have gone pro in basketball if he wanted.
Before tip-off, Romo addressed the fans, along with Nowitzki and head coach Rick Carlisle as part of the Mavericks' fan appreciation night ceremony. He "was recruited by a few mid-major basketball schools, such as Wisconsin-Green Bay, but he had already committed to Eastern Illinois for football".
Mark Cuban made headlines this week by signing Tony Romo to a one-game contract that would allow Romo to suit up for the Dallas Mavericks final home game of the season.
Romo drained jumpers and worked his way onto the layup line pre-game while wearing the Under Armour Curry 3. They have exchanged text messages since Romo's move to CBS. Carlisle said Liggins would play in the finale.
At least a dozen of Romo's former teammates attended, including Ezekiel Elliott, the standout rookie running back who never got to play with Romo because of the 14-year veteran's injury.
With Westbrook resting for the first time this season, Oladipo also had nine rebounds and six assists, and the Thunder outrebounded Minnesota 54-35.