Mavericks signing Jonathan Gibson, waiving forward Quincy Acy

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With Devin Harris already injured, Deron Williams and J.J. Barea got hurt in the Mavericks’ loss to the Celtics last night. That left Dallas’ point guard depth chart as:

1. Seth Curry.

So, enter Jonathan Gibson, exit Quincy Acy.

Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports:

The Mavericks signed Gibson last offseason to a fully guaranteed salary and waived him before the regular season anyway. Dallas values preseason competition and will pay a premium for it.

Gibson excelled for the Mavericks’ summer-league team and internationally before that. The 29-year-old went undrafted out of New Mexico State in 2010. He’s more of a scorer than a traditional point guard, but at 6-foot-2, he’ll have to handle the point in the NBA. If his outside shooting translates, that could buy him time to develop his distributing.

Acy can be a nice hustle player, but he has struggled this season. The Mavericks will eat his minimum salary, and maybe – like Gibson – give him another deal as their needs change.