Monday, June 13, 2011

Gov. Kasich Declares Dallas Mavericks “Honorary Ohioans”

COLUMBUS – Following Sunday’s 105-95 victory by the Dallas Mavericks over the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, Gov. John R. Kasich issued a resolution honoring the champions on a successful season and declared members of the team and their fans to be “Honorary Ohioans.” Gov. Kasich praised the Mavericks for the loyalty, integrity and teamwork they demonstrated throughout the season. He also recognized NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki, who chose to keep his talents in Dallas by renewing his contract with the Mavericks in 2010 and forgoing free agency.

To read Gov. Kasich’s resolution honoring the Mavericks, go here.