Dallas Mavericks: Mavericks’ Offseason Grade
By Josh Morgan: Hoopstuff Senior Writer…
Signed Wayne Ellington: 2 years, $5,423,340
Signed Jose Calderon: 4 years, $29 million
Signed Gal Mekel: 3 years, minimum
Signed Samuel Dalembert: 2 years, $7,568,030
Signed Monta Ellis: 3 years, $25,080,000
Signed Devin Harris: 1 year, vet minimum
Signed DeJuan Blair: 1 year, vet minimum
Resigned Brandon Wright: 2 years, $10 million
- After the Mavericks missed out on the marquee free agents this offseason, specifically Dwight Howard, the franchise had to do something to fill the gaps in the roster after quite a few of the mainstays from last season moved on. The future in Dallas is definitely blurry right now.
The biggest signing, although not monetarily, was Monta Ellis. Ellis is a scorer and a high volume shooter. With the losses the team had over the offseason, notably OJ Mayo, they need his scoring ability on the perimeter, but his shot attempts need to be cut down. He is a much be...