Dallas Mavericks adding Trey Burke for NBA Disney

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Dallas Mavericks adding Trey Burke for NBA Disney

The Dallas Mavericks are preparing for the NBA’s restart. 22 teams will head to Orlando in July to wrap up the 2019-2020 season. The Mavs will be back in the playoffs and are looking to advance past the first round for the first time since 2011.

They have roster questions heading into NBA Disney. Courtney Lee was ruled out after suffering a calf injury during the hiatus. Dwight Powell and Jalen Brunson are recovering from season-ending surgeries. All three players will be out for the restart.

The Mavericks are searching for reinforcements. They got one on June 25. Let us see the latest.

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Dallas Mavericks adding Trey Burke for NBA’s restart in Orlando

Shams Charania broke the news that Dallas has a contract in place with Trey Burke. The 27-year-old played for the Mavericks last season. He came over from the Knicks in the Kristaps Porzingis trade. Burke played 25 games in Dallas. He averaged 9.7 points and 2.6 assists in 17.4 minutes with the Mavs. Burke was an unrestricted free agent at the end of last season.

He inked a one-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers. He played in 25 games this season. Burke averaged 5.9 points and 2.1 assists in 13.2 minutes before being waived in February.

Burke will be fighting with J.J. Barea and Delon Wright for playing time during training camp 2.0. The newest Maverick is a score-first point guard. He is capable of leading the second unit and getting buckets.

Shams Charania also broke the news that Willie Cauley-Stein will sit out of NBA Orlando. That means Dallas will not have to waive a player to add Burke. He can take Cauley-Stein’s roster spot.

The Mavericks could still replace Courtney Lee’s expiring contract. Stay tuned to see if Dallas makes another move before the transaction window closes on July 1.

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