April 16, 2012; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz point guard Devin Harris (5) dribbles while defended by Dallas Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd (2) during the second half at Energy Solutions Arena. The Jazz defeated the Mavericks 123-121 in triple overtime. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Free Agency: Devin Harris Back With The Mavs

 

Days ago, an X-ray revealing a dislocated toe on his left foot nearly cost Devin Harris a spot on the Dallas Mavericks roster. Now, he is expected to join the team, as originally expected.

Last week, the Mavs and Harris “mutually agreed to shelve the three-year deal worth in excess of $9 million that Harris agreed over”. Instead, Dallas went on to sign Monta Ellis to a three-year deal worth at least $25 million.

However, according to Dwain Price (Fort Worth Star-Telegram), the Mavs and Harris have just completed a restructured version of said deal.

This was a move the Mavs needed to make after their first round pick, Shane Larkin, went down last week with a broken ankle. Harris adds depth to the backcourt, giving Jose Calderon a quality backup.

Harris last played for the Mavs during the 2007-08 NBA season, where he averaged 14.4 points and 5.3 assists per game. Last season, with the Atlanta Hawks, Harris averaged 9.9 points and 3.4 assists in 58 games.

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