"Congratulations to Mike and Erik on their outstanding work this year," said Dallas Mavericks coach and NBCA President Rick Carlisle. "And somewhere up above our good friend Michael Goldberg is very proud."
Of the Mavericks, Noel said: "It's a competitive team, starting with (owner) Mark Cuban. He brings a lot of competitiveness into the organization. This is a team that wants to get back to the promised land, competing for championships."