The Mavericks seem destined for an eighth-seed heading into the playoffs, and a first-round exit by the Los Angeles Lakers. Anything other than that would be a shock.
The Cowboys now have less than a month before the annual NFL draft, and it's especially important for them to make use of their 10 draft picks since none of them are in the first round.
Last year's draft can give us hope for this year after Dallas found Felix Jones, Orlando Scandrick, Martellus Bennett, Tashard Choice and Mike Jenkins. Cowboys owner and GM Jerry Jones needs another draft like that to replenish what had become an aging roster.
Here's a look at the most pressing needs for the Cowboys to address in the draft: