The Dallas Mavericks have actually formally waived veteran center JaVale McGee, according to sources. McGee, 35, signed a three-year, $17 million agreement with Dallas last July. He is slated to make $5.73 million in 2023-24. The Mavericks had till today to carry out a stretch-and-waive for the 7-footer.
In 7 starts and 42 looks with the Mavericks in the 2022-23 season, McGee balanced 4.4 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 8.5 minutes per video game while shooting 64% from the flooring and 58.5% at the nasty line. Last week, the Mavericks likewise re-signed forward Markieff Morris.
Per a couple of NBA wagering websites, the Dallas Mavericks hold 10th-shortest chances to win next season’s champion in 2024. Sportsbooks are revealing much better chances for the Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, and Los Angeles Clippers.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 29, 2023
McGee began 7 of the very first 9 video games last season. However, he fell out of the rotation about a month into the season. In the Mavericks’ 144-115 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Dec. 15, 2022, the 7-footer scored a season-high 18 points in the exact same variety of minutes off the bench.
The center likewise invested the 2015-16 season with Dallas. The 15-year veteran was picked 18th total by the Washington Wizards in the 2008 NBA Draft out of the University of Nevada, Reno.
Dallas Mavericks formally waive seasoned center JaVale McGee; Sacramento Kings are supposedly thinking about signing the three-time NBA champ
The Michigan native played his very first 4 NBA seasons (2008-2012) with Washington. Besides the Mavericks, McGee then went on to bet the Denver Nuggets (2012-15, 2020-21 season), Philadelphia 76ers (2014-15 season), Warriors (2016-18), Lakers (2018-20), Cleveland Cavaliers (2020-21 season), and Phoenix Suns (2021-22 season).
McGee won 3 NBA champions (2017, 2018, 2019) in a four-year period with the Warriors and Lakers. In the Mavericks’ 144-115 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Dec. 10, 2022, the center tape-recorded a season-high 18 points and 4 rebounds in 18 minutes off the bench.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) August 29, 2023
The Sacramento Kings are supposedly thinking about signing McGee if the three-time NBA champ clears waivers, per NBA expert Chris Haynes. Earlier this month, Sacramento re-signed center Neemias Queta to a two-year, $4.22 million agreement.
Markieff Morris’ brand-new offer with Dallas is most likely for the veteran minimum. In February 2023, the Brooklyn Nets traded Morris and Kyrie Irving to the Mavericks for Spencer Dinwiddie, Dorian Finney-Smith, a 2027 second-round draft choice, a 2029 first-round draft choice, and a 2029 second-rounder.
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