The Dallas Mavericks have re-signed backup center Salah Mejri, who will join former European teammate and rookie third overall pick Luca Doncic.
Mejri has spent the past three seasons in Dallas. The 32-year-old Tunisian has career averages of 3.3 points and 4.0 rebounds in 168 games. He led the Mavericks in field goal percentage and blocks the past two seasons.
The 7-foot-1 Mejri will be one of the backups to DeAndre Jordan, who signed with Dallas after opting out of the final year of his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.
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The Mavericks added Mejri originally not long after Jordan backed out on a pledge to sign with Dallas in free agency three years ago and stayed with the Clippers.
Mejri and the 19-year-old Doncic played together briefly with for Spain's Real Madrid. Mejri was a member of the Tunisian national team at the 2012 Olympics in London.