From the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Dwain Price.

He’s the tallest player in the NBA, but center Shawn Bradley isn’t producing.

With starting center Erick Dampier still nursing a stress fracture in his right foot, the 7-foot-6 Bradley has a chance to shine. But

Bradley, who cut his upper lip Thursday against Portland and needed two stitches to close it, has played less than 10 minutes in 35 of the 59 games he has played this season.

How can the Mavericks restart Bradley’s career?

“That’s a question we’ve been asking for eight years,” Don Nelson said. “It’s kind of like the thermos. There’s no answer to that one.”

(above, a photograph of a tall, inanimate object. And a picture of a thermos).