Flashback: The Dallas Mavericks' Early Years in Photos

Editor's note: Take a look back into the archives of The Dallas Morning News.It's a boy! Well, more like a man- a whole team of them. The Dallas Mavericks were officially born on May 1, 1980, when the NBA and Commissioner Larry O'Brien awarded an expansion charter to Don Carter's Dallas National Basketball Association. The young team would play at Reunion Arena and adopt the colors blue and green to match. From the very beginning, The Dallas Morning News has been on hand to capture the Mavericks in action.Scroll down the page to see some of our best photos from the early days of the Dallas Mavericks.  Continue reading...

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