Mavs sign former All-Star PG Jameer Nelson

DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks have signed former All-Star point guard Jameer Nelson as a free agent.

Terms of the deal announced Thursday weren't released, but it is reportedly a one-year contract for the team's salary cap exception of $2.7 million.

Nelson spent his first 10 seasons with Orlando after the Magic acquired his rights from Denver, which took him with the 20th overall pick in 2004. The 32-year-old has career averages of 12.6 points and 5.4 assists.

Orlando waived its career leader in assists on June 30.

Nelson was an All-Star in 2009, when he averaged 16.7 points and shot 50 percent from the field, including 45 percent from 3-point range.

He joins a crowded list at point guard alongside Devin Harris and Raymond Felton. 

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