The Dallas Mavericks and Devin Harris always seemed fond of a reunion and in early July the two had agreed to a three-year $9 million contract. An unknown dislocated toe forced the Mavs and Harris to mutually shelve that deal, which quickly led Dallas to reaching an agreement with Monta Ellis.
Restructuring Harris’ deal was immediately reported as a possibility and it came to fruition today when the former Maverick point guard officially inked his contract worth the veteran minimum – valued at $1.3 million.
I guess y'all heard! It feels good to be back with the @dallasmavs! Can't wait to see everyone again! #Roots #GuessWhosBack
— Devin Harris (@Dev34Harris) July 31, 2013
Harris has played with three teams since his departure from Dallas back in 2008. He made the All-Star game as a New Jersey Net in 2008-2009 when he averaged 21.3 points and 6.9 assists.
In 80 regular season games with the Utah Jazz, Harris averaged 12.3 points and 5.1 assists. Traded in the off-season for Marvin Williams, Harris played last year with the Atlanta Hawks where he saw his minutes, points and assists all decline.
The now 30-year-old Harris played in Dirk Nowitzki’s Heroes Charity baseball game on the brink of free agency. He mentioned then how coming back to Dallas was always on his mind. He’s back and now the Mavs roster officially stands at 14.
Will DeJuan Blair soon complete the team?
- Analyzing the turmoil in the Rangers bullpen over the last month
- The Great Dane: What’s helping Dunning find success as a starter for the Rangers?
- Stars top Kraken in 7; face Vegas in conference final for second time in four years
- With Corey Seager Returning, how do the Rangers juggle their bench options?
- New Rangers Approach Paying Dividends on Offense
You must be logged in to post a comment Login
You must log in to post a comment.