NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans have waived point guard Gal Mekel, who was acquired earlier this month. The 6-foot-3, 191-pound Mekel was signed on Dec. 5 and appeared in four games for the Pelicans, averaging 1.5 points and 3.3 assists. A native of Israel, Mekel played in college at Wichita State and appeared in 31 games last season for the Dallas Mavericks, who also...
Via Associated Press
December 19, 2014 | Discuss
The Dallas Mavericks are attempting to trade Gal Mekel and Bernard James due to their need to create a roster spot. The Mavericks would prefer to keep one or two of their 15 roster spots open entering this upcoming season, the sources said. No trade for either player is currently imminent, a source said. Mekel averaged 2.4 points and 2.0 assists in 31 games as a rookie with Dallas...
LAS VEGAS -- Gal Mekel and Ricky Ledo both had roster spots with the Dallas Mavericks last season. As for NBA roles, the jury is still out. The Mavericks packed up and left NBA Summer League with not much set in stone for those two. Mekel is going into the second year of a three-year guaranteed contract. Ledo's league minimum deal is guaranteed for 2014-15, but not beyond. ...
The Dallas Mavericks have assigned Gal Mekel to the Texas Legends while recalling Shane Larkin. In four games with the Legends this season, Larkin has averaged 15.3 points, 8.3 assists, and 4.8 rebounds in 35.8 minutes. He has played in 42 games for the Mavericks and is averaging 2.9 points and 1.6 assists in 11.1 minutes per contest. Mekel has played in three Legends games and...
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.
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 | Discuss
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.
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