The old championship crew is back together! Well, not exactly, but Tyson Chandler appears heading…
Source: Mavs 'Zeroing In' On Jameer Nelson
Dallas has collected point guards this summer with the trade for Raymond Felton and the re-signing of Devin Harris. But Dallas has the $2.7 million room exception to spend and seems to be acknowledging the long-shot status of Allen there.
Nelson averaged 12.1 points and seven assists a game for the Magic last season. The 10-year vet is smallish at 6-0 but plays with a physical style.
Dallas could use Nelson as part of a rotation at the point, but as much as the Mavs like Harris off the bench, Nelson could end up as a starter should he choose to sign in Dallas. The Mavs, by the way, pledge that they value Felton as a player and are not looking at dumping him via stretch or trade. Meanwhile, the Mavs are a front-court shooter short due to the voiding of the contract of veteran Rashard Lewis, in need knee surgery.
Mavs veteran Shawn Marion is also on the market but as we reported Tuesday, he's not presently a candidate for the room-MLE.
DallasBasketball.com Recommended Stories
Week 12: Super Sleepers
Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risks! Since the…Read More
How the CFB Playoff Will Look in December
Our weekly look at how the CFB Playoff will look in December based on the newest Top 25...Read More
Hardin blasts Goodell over Peterson case
Adrian Peterson’s defense attorney Rusty Hardin blasted the NFL commissioner over his handling of Peterson’s suspension, saying he is trying to make up for the NFL’s handling of the Ray Rice situation…Read More
The Biggest Reveals of the 2014 LA Auto Show
These eight glorious machines demonstrate the future of automotive design and technology.Read More
The Death of a Trophy Bass Lake
One big bass hunter's dream might have just died with the Golden Alga bloom on this trophy bass fishery in CaliforniaRead More