You’ve seen that picture. You’ve loved that picture. You’ve probably tweeted that picture or sent it to one of your friends in an email or something like that. You think that’s one of the best NBA pictures in history and you’re totally right.

That’s why it’s so great that Grantland’s Zach Lowe asked him about it.

How much do you regret the photo, from all those years ago, with you, Dirk [Nowitzki], and [Mark] Cuban — the one with the cowboy hats?

Oh my god. I don’t really believe in regret [laughs], but it’s highly embarrassing. That was for [Sports Illustrated].

I hadn’t actually remembered which outlet ran that thing.

I think it was gonna actually be the cover, but it ended up just being an article. It was right when we won our first playoff series. But, yeah, I’m just glad it wasn’t me on someone’s back. But, really, it’s all bad.

Haha, yes. Well actually, no — this is definitely all good, and zero percent “all bad.” The hats, the smiles, Mark Cuban’s airbrushed and tucked-in t-shirt — ALL GOOD.

Now all we need is someone to ask him about these pictures. They certainly deserve some sort of explanation.