The Dallas Mavericks are at it again. Re-tooling and adding to their depth for the upcoming season, the Mavs have re-signed center Bernard James and forward/center Brandan Wright.
Wright, who has been with the Mavs since December 2011, was a key part of the team’s bench last season, as well as in Dirk’s absence, averaging a career-high 8.3 ppg and 4.1 rpg, while shooting 60 percent from the field.
The 6-foot-10 former Tar Heel, and the Mavs have released the contract details, but sources say the deal the worth two years at $10 million.
James, who was released by the Mavs early last week to make room for the signing of Monta Ellis, comes back to the only team he’s played for. The former Air Force staff sergeant averaged 2.8 ppg and 2.8 rpg in 46 games last season, which included 11 starts.
James played well in his one and only summer league game, scoring two points, grabbing nine rebounds and recording three blocks. His per-36 production last year (10.3 ppg, 10.3 rpg, 3.0 bpg) wa...