Capazzo and the Mavericks have reached an agreement to meet with Doncic! Dorsey may be fired

2022-10-13 13:52

Capazzo and the Mavericks have reached an agreement to meet with Doncic! Dorsey may be fired

The Dallas Mavericks officially announced today that they have signed a one-year contract with former Denver Nuggets guard Facundo Capazzo until the end of the season. Qi reunites and fights side by side.

Capazzo's experience with Doncic

Before entering the NBA, Capazzo played for Real Madrid in La Liga and the Spanish professional team CB Mosiah. In the 2017-2018 season, he and Doncic worked together on the same stage to help Real Madrid win the Euroleague and the Spanish Basketball League ( ACB) title, the role played by the two on the field complement each other.

After that, Doncic participated in the 2018 NBA draft and was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the first round of the draft. After joining the Mavericks, he officially started his NBA career. Capazzo continued to play for Real Madrid for 2 years after Doncic left, winning the 2019 ACB Championship again as the team captain, and he was also selected as the finals MVP.

Capazzo started his NBA career with a contract with the Nuggets in 2020. He played a total of 130 regular-season games for the Nuggets in 2 seasons, averaging 5.6 points and 1.9 rebounds per 20.1 minutes per game. 3.5 assists, 1.1 steals and 0.3 blocks. He shot 32.8 percent from the outside and 37.2 percent from the field.

But the Nuggets fired Capazzo at the end of last season, so he was forced into free agency to wait for contracts from other NBA teams. Now Capazzo has accepted a contract with the Mavericks for one year and will continue to show his strength in the NBA. As for free agents who have not won the contract, they will not be able to play in the regular season of the NBA this season.

Capazzo will also play alongside his Real Madrid partner Doncic once again and regain the momentum of each other's initial Europa League and La Liga titles to improve their title this season. With the giant combination of Doncic and Capazzo in the lineup, it is believed that the lineup will have more chemical reactions in the new NBA season. The veteran is expected to represent the Mavericks in the opening game of the regular season.

Capazzo and the Mavericks have reached an agreement to meet with Doncic! Dorsey may be fired

Dorsey could be sanctioned for signing Capazzo with Mavericks

However, according to sources, with Capazzo joining the lineup before the start of the NBA regular season, the current quota has reached the 15-player cap, and the team is likely to give up the collision with Campazzo in order to reduce the number of players. 26-year-old guard Tyler Dorsey .

Dorsey was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 41st overall pick in the second round of the 2017 NBA Draft. He played for the Hawks and the Memphis Grizzlies in his first two rookie seasons, and his last entry into the league was in the 2018-2019 season. So far, he has played in 104 regular-season games in his league career, averaging 6.7 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game in 16.1 minutes per game, while shooting 38.9 percent overall.

After that, Dorsey started his overseas basketball career in 2019, joining the Israeli Basketball Super League team (Maccabi Tel Aviv) and spent 2 seasons. Until August 2021 he joined the Greek powerhouse Olympiacos. Last season was his third in the Europa League, and he was also in the starting lineup for 38 games. His high scoring and offensive efficiency helped the team advance to the semi-finals, finishing 4th and leading Olympiacos to victory in Greece. League champion and Greek Cup champion.

Although Dorsey's contract with the Greek powerhouse is over, the two powerhouses, Greece's Olympiacos and Turkey's Fenerbahce, are eager to introduce him. However, Dorsey is aiming to return to the NBA, and rejected the extension offer from the Greek powerhouse and the solicitation of Fenerbahce. And he got his wish and returned to the NBA with a two-way contract offered by the Mavericks in the offseason.

However, Dorsey is likely to end his NBA career before the season starts, as Capazzo's addition is rumored to shake Dorsey's place in the lineup. It is worth mentioning that Dorsey may also be converted from a two-way contract to compete for the last spot on the Mavericks roster, and if Dorsey fails, he will be fully compensated and choose to enter the G-League or return to Europe. Waiting for your next chance to hit the NBA stage.