he Dallas Mavericks assigned rookie guard Gal Mekel to the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League on Tuesday.
Mekel is averaging 2.4 points, 2.1 assists and 9.6 minutes in 30 games this season.
Mekel has missed the last 21 games of the season after undergoing arthroscopic surgery to address a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee.
Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/02/28/5611675/mavericks-notes-team-impressed.html?rh=1#storylink=cpyThe Dallas Mavericks lost to the Chicago Bulls on Friday by the score of 100-91. The loss dropped the Mavericks to 36-24, third in the Southwest Division. With the disappointment of the loss came some good news on rookie guard Gal Mekel, who last played on January...
At Summer League last year Gal Mekel like a guy with potential — he had a good basketball IQ, the recent MVP of the Israeli league just needed to see how to fit his game into the NBA. And he had done that in flashes recently, such as his seven assists Monday night against Orlando.
But now he’s going to be out for a while — the Mavericks’ rookie had surgery on a torn lateral...
Dallas Mavericks rookie guard Gal Mekel is recovering from right knee surgery.
The team said Friday that Mekel had arthroscopic surgery to address a torn lateral meniscus in his knee. The team said there was no timetable yet for the return of the 25-year-old guard from Israel, an undrafted rookie from Wichita State.
Mekel has played in 30 games. While playing nearly 10 minutes...
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January 17, 2014
The Dallas Mavericks will be without Gal Mekel indefinitely after the guard underwent surgery on his right knee.
Mekel had surgery for a lateral meniscus tear on Friday. He should miss the next six weeks.
Per @MavsPR, Rookie Gal Mekel underwent surgery for a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee. No timetable has been set for his return.
— Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) January...
Gal Mekel underwent surgery on Friday for a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee, the Dallas Mavericks announced.
No timetable has been set for Mekel's return.
Mekel is averaging 2.4 points and 2.1 assists this season as a reserve point guard.
The Dallas Mavericks lost to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday by the score of 129-127. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak and dropped the Mavericks to 23-17, third in the Southwest Division. Rookie guard Gal Mekel missed the game with a knee injury and and MRI on his knee indicates that he'll miss significant playing time.David Pick, senior correspondent...
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