The Dallas Mavericks missed out on Luol Deng, couldn’t land Carmelo Anthony and got burned by Lance Stephenson but their hint for veteran help isn’t over.
Jameer Nelson was cut by the Orlando Magic this offseason in a move that pushed Orlando towards its rebuilding phase but ended one of the longer tenures in franchise history. But while the Magic are done with Nelson, his career is going to start up again in a new city with a new team.
According to ESPN.com’s Marc Stein, the Mavericks are looking at adding Jameer Nelson and will be meeting with him this week.
ESPN sources say Mavs will be hosting free-agent point guard Jameer Nelson in Dallas for a face-to-face visit Thursday
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 23, 2014
Nelson is the type of veteran signing that the Mavericks could use, as they’re in need of some three point scoring and Nelson has the ability to be that kind of player for the Mavs. He may not be the old star he was for the Magic, but Nelson can still contribute and that’s really all Dallas needs him to do, as they’re a veteran team ready to win — something that Nelson represents perfectly.
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