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Dallas Mavericks: Why is Tyrell Terry not in the rotation?

Dallas Mavericks Tyrell Terry (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Tyrell Terry (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images)
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It is still too early to tell for Dallas Mavericks rookie Tyrell Terry

So does Tyrell Terry deserve to be in the rotation? It is still too early to tell.

The vast majority of NBA players are not all that impactful in their rookie seasons, and Tyrell Terry so far is not an exception to that rule. To be a rookie is simply just that, a simple moniker to denote being a novice. Rooks are fresh opportunities waiting to blossom, not finished products.

Some change teams and some rise to the occasion, while others try their best to keep their head above water, learning the game as they go. The goal is to eventually figure it out through dedication and coaching.

For Tyrell Terry, only time will tell, but there is a ton of confidence about him figuring things out. Given time and adequate coaching, he should be entering the Dallas Mavericks rotation within the next year, if not earlier. Terry has a unique skill set but maybe not one that acclimates well to the current roster.

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All it takes is one opportunity and when it comes, you can bet Terry will be ready to snatch it up. Keep an eye on the rookie any time he gets on the floor.