Mar 22, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; A view of the Dallas Mavericks logo before the game between the Mavericks and the Boston Celtics at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Free Agency 2013: Dallas Mavericks, Gal Mekel Reach Verbal Agreement

The Dallas Mavericks are one of the first teams to reach a verbal agreement with a free agent. According to reports, the Mavericks have received a multi-year commitment from point guard Gal Mekel to join the team once deals can become official on July 10. Mekel also drew interest from the Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors, Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks and Memphis Grizzlies.

Marc Stein of has more information:

The move is by no means a blockbuster signing, but it helps the Mavericks add quality talent at a low price while they continue to keep cap space open in hopes of landing star center Dwight Howard on the open market.

Free agency kicked off just after midnight, so be sure to stay tuned to throughout the free agency period as we keep you up to date with the latest news and rumors from around the league.

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