These three-plus weeks of training camp have been fast and furious for Dallas
Mavericks point guard Gal Mekel.
The rookie from Israel basically has been in some sort of baptism by fire as he tries to translate the
game he knew back home to the NBA game. And it’s a huge difference between the players in the NBA and what Mekel was accustomed to playing against.
“The level, of...
Jose Calderon sat out Friday's scrimmage due to a sore left hamstring.
Calderon has been limited over the past three days.
The Dallas Mavericks are also dealing with injuries to Devin Harris and Shane Larkin, which will open up time for Gal Mekel.
“This is the opportunity of a lifetime for any guy coming to a new situation with some guys banged up,” Carlisle said. ““Gal...
Gal Mekel passed up interest from three other NBA teams to sign a deal with the Dallas Mavericks and is hoping to have a long run with the organization.
"They were very serious from the beginning," Mekel said. "They gave me the feeling that they really believed in me and saw me as part of the team for a long time. I like this place, it's a great organization...
September 09, 2013