For a team with a full roster, the Mavericks sure are landing some intriguing training-camp talent.
Dallas has 15 players with guaranteed contracts and is still pulling in players looking to break onto an NBA regular-season roster. While paying minimal or no guarantees, the Mavericks have landed:
Add one more to the list.
The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have signed free agent guard Doron Lamb.
Tim MacMahon of ESPN Dallas:
The Bucks drafted Lamb No. 42 in in 2012 out of Kentucky, and in two seasons between Milwaukee and Orlando, he’s made 39 percent of his 3-pointers.
Lamb, like Dallas’ other minimally/non-guaranteed players, is a longshot to make the roster. Most likely, the Mavericks will waive him before the season and assign him to their D-League affiliate, the Texas Legends.
At that point, any NBA team could sign him or Lamb could go overseas, but if Dallas keeps him close and develops him, he could join the parent club at some point.
Yes, his only top-level skill is spot-up shooting. But on a team with Dirk Nowitzki, Chandler Parsons, Monta Ellis and Tyson Chandler, that skill has value.