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Mavericks To Sign Jarrod Uthoff For Remainder Of Season

Mar 29, 2017 11:06 AM

The Dallas Mavericks plan to sign Jarrod Uthoff to a deal for the remainder of the current season.

Dallas will let Manny Harris return to the Texas Legends of the D-League.

Both players were on 10-day contracts with the Mavericks.

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DeJuan Blair Signs With Texas Legends

Jan 17, 2017 12:56 PM

DeJuan Blair has been acquired by the Texas Legends of the D-League.

Blair previously played this season in China, averaging 24.1 points and 13.6 rebounds.

Blair played for the Mavericks, the D-League affiliate of the Legends, during the 13-14 season.

Dallas recently signed Pierre Jackson from the D-League.

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Quincy Acy To Sign 10-Day Contract With Nets

Jan 9, 2017 11:10 AM

The Brooklyn Nets will sign Quincy Acy to a 10-day contract.

Acy has been playing in the D-League for the Texas Legends since he was released by the Dallas Mavericks in November.

In 12 games in the D-League this season, Acy is averaging 17.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.6 steals and 2.0 blocks in 31.9 minutes per game.

Acy was a second round pick in 2012 out of Baylor and is 26 years old.

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Manny Harris Named D-League Player Of The Week

Jan 2, 2017 5:51 PM

Manny Harris of the Texas Legends today was named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, Dec. 26, through Sunday, Jan. 1.

Harris (6-5, 185, Michigan) led Texas to a 1-1 week, averaging a league-best 38.0 points on 57.4 percent shooting to go with 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals. On Dec. 28, he scored 47 points on 17-of-28 shooting to go with five rebounds, a season-high-tying five assists and three steals in a 130-125 win over the Austin Spurs. On Dec. 30, he had 29 points, five rebounds and three assists in a 112-104 loss to the Reno Bighorns.

Harris is averaging a league-leading 27.2 points on 46.3 percent shooting, 8.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.6 steals (second in the league) on the season. Harris was selected to the NBA D-League All-Star Game in 2014.

Other top performers considered included Austin’s Bryn Forbes, Iowa’s Troy Williams, Los Angeles’ Vander Blue, Maine’s Jalen Jones, Northern Arizona’s Johnny O’Bryant III, Raptors 905’s Axel Toupane, Rio Grande Valley’s Darius Morris and Sioux Falls’ Keith Benson.

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Pierre Jackson Signs Two-Year Deal With Mavericks

Dec 27, 2016 10:47 AM

The Dallas Mavericks are signing Pierre Jackson to a partially guaranteed two-year deal.

Jackson had been averaging 29.1 points, 4.5 rebounds and 6.0 assists in 35.7 minutes per game this season for the Texas Legends of the D-League.

Jackson was an early second round pick in 2013 out of Baylor by the Philadelphia 76ers with his draft rights going to the New Orleans Pelicans in the Jrue Holiday trade.

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Mavericks Assign A.J. Hammons To D-League

Nov 12, 2016 11:11 PM

The Dallas Mavericks have assigned rookie center A.J. Hammons to the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League.

Hammons has appeared in three games for Dallas this season. In the Mavericks’ most recent game at Golden State on Nov. 9, Hammons produced nine points (3-5 FGs, 1-1 3FGs, 2-2 FTs) and three rebounds in six minutes of action.

A native of Gary, Ind., Hammons played four seasons with the Purdue Boilermakers and earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, First Team All-Big Ten and honorable mention All-America as a senior. In his final season, he averaged 15.0 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 1.1 assists while shooting .592 from the floor.

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