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Mekel, Ledo looking to make an impact with the Mavs

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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks Recall Larkin From Legends, Assign Mekel

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...
Via RealGM
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks Assign Gal Mekel To D-League

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.
Via RealGM
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas guard Gal Mekel will move to D-League to continue rehab

Read more here: 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...
Via NBA Injury News
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks’ rookie Gal Mekel has surgery on torn meniscus, out indefinitely

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks rookie G Mekel has knee surgery

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Gal Mekel has surgery on right knee, out indefinitely

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...
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks' guard Gal Mekel suffers torn meniscus

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mekel settling in as the backup point guard

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Gal Mekel Seeking Long Future With Mavericks

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...
Via RealGM
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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