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SportNBA free agency rumors: Mavericks acquiring Delon Wright from Grizzlies in sign-and-trade deal

01:45  08 july  2019
01:45  08 july  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Dallas is solidifying its backcourt.

Delon Wright has agreed to a three-year, $29 million sign-and-trade deal that will send the restricted free agent from the Grizzlies to the Mavericks, his agent told ESPN Sunday.

The 6-5 guard had spent all three of his NBA seasons with the Raptors until he was traded to the Grizzlies in 2018-19 as part of a deal centering around Marc Gasol. Although Wright was a reserve for Toronto, his move to Memphis thrust him into the spotlight.

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Wright, 27, averaged just 6.9 points and 2.6 rebounds per game with the Raptors in 18.3 minutes per contest. But that shot up to 12.2 points and 5.4 rebounds while tallying 30.8 minutes per game with the Grizzlies. He recorded career single-game highs in points (26), rebounds (13), assists (14) and notched his first triple-double during his 26 games with Memphis.

Dallas' backcourt will center around 2019 Rookie of the Year Luka Doncic, but the Mavericks have also gathered some complimentary pieces to support him. They signed Seth Curry to a four-year deal in free agency this offseason and acquired Tim Hardaway Jr. from the Knicks before February's trade deadline.

While Dallas did lose top target Kemba Walker to the Celtics, it still has Kristaps Porzingis in its back pocket.

The Mavericks ranked 14th in the Western Conference in 2018-19 — finishing with a 33-49 record. But it appears to be making moves to keep up in a constantly improving field.

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