The Dallas Mavericks entered Wednesday night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers following a massive win over the Phoenix Suns.
Luka Doncic scored his 10,000th career point in the NBA, and Grant Williams and Devin Booker got into a small altercation. It was a must-watch game for Mavs fans, and the Dallas-Phoenix rivalry is so back.
Dallas also got great news on Wednesday as Josh Green returned from his elbow injury. This was his first game since December 1.
Dallas Mavericks get massive steal by signing crafty point guard to contract
Although Green's return was the biggest news of the night, there was also news during the middle of the first quarter that Dallas would be signing a new point guard.
According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Mavs plan to sign Brandon Williams to a two-way contract. Williams was playing with the Osceola Magic of the G League and will now get a chance to potentially contribute at the NBA level. His last stop in the NBA was during the 2021-22 season with the Portland Trail Blazers.
This season for the Magic, Williams is averaging 23.9 points and 5.6 assists per game. He is a crafty finisher, a great passer, and a good athlete. Even though he is undersized, Williams has a variety of moves that he uses to finish at the rim and finishes through contact well.
Although this signing should be exciting for Mavs fans, it is also puzzling because all three of the Mavs' two-way spots are filled right now by Greg Brown III, Dexter Dennis, and A.J. Lawson. In order to sign Williams, Dallas needs to create a roster spot.
That could mean that Dallas plans on converting one of their two-way deals to a standard contract, but it could also mean that one of their two-way guys could get cut. It could even mean that someone on their main roster is getting cut.
No one knows exactly how Dallas plans on creating that new roster spot, but it'll be interesting to see the next move Dallas makes.
For all the latest on Brandon Williams and the Dallas Mavericks, stay tuned.
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