Mavs Make Richard Jefferson Signing Official
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — The Dallas Mavericks have officially added 13-year veteran forward Richard Jefferson. Per team policy, the terms of the deal were not disclosed.
105.3 The Fan’s Mike Fisher reports the deal is for one-year and $1.4 million (veteran’s minimum).
The former Arizona Wildcat has averaged 4.5 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 14.5 points on 46.5 percent shooting over his career.
Last season, Jefferson appeared in all 82 games (78 starts), averaging 10.1 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 27.0 minutes while shooting 45 percent from the field and 40.9 percent from three-point range.
As a member of the New Jersey Nets, Jefferson appeared in two NBA Finals alongside former Mavs Jason Kidd and Vince Carter. He also won a bronze medal as a member of Team USA at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
Jefferson has had previous stops in New Jersey, Milwaukee, San Antonio, Golden State and Utah.
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