Found September 11, 2013 on
Young 7-footers just aren’t in as high demand as they used to be, apparently.
Less than 15 months after the Celtics selected him in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft, Fab Melo is headed to his third team. Melo, 23, will be invited to Dallas Mavericks training camp, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports.
Hearing: Mavericks are planning to bring recently released young big man Fab Melo to training camp after Melo's recent release by Memphis— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) September 10, 2013
The Celtics traded Melo to the Grizzlies in August for Donte Green in a cost-cutting move. The Grizzlies waived Melo two weeks later. Because Melo cleared waivers, the Grizzlies would have to pay him his 2013-14 salary, which was guaranteed under his rookie contract, unless he signs a contract with another team.
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The Dallas Mavericks have added center Fab Melo, guard-forward D.J. Kennedy and guard Richard McConnell to their roster for training camp.
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The Dallas Mavericks' ongoing search for a bargain big man has led them to invite the recently released Fab Melo to training camp, according to sources close to the situation.
Sources told ESPN.com...
The Dallas Mavericks are planning to bring Fab Melo into training camp.
Melo was recently released by the Memphis Grizzlies and went unclaimed on waivers.
Melo was a first-round pick of the Boston Celtics in 2012.
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