(NEW YORK) — The Dallas Mavericks have reached a verbal agreement with free agent center Samuel Dalembert, according to ESPN.
The 6-foot-11, 250 pound Dalembert is entering his 12th NBA season.
Dalembert has played for Philadelphia, Sacramento, Houston and Milwaukee during his 11 NBA seasons. For his career he averages eight points, 8.1 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game.
Dalembert played last season in Milwaukee where in 47 games, he averaged 6.7 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game.
Dalembert is expected to be the Mavericks starting center going into the 2013-14 season.
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