Former Nuggets guard Capazzo expected to join Mavericks for reunion with Doncic

2022-10-11 12:54

Former Nuggets guard Capazzo expected to join Mavericks for reunion with Doncic

The Dallas Mavericks are considering signing former Denver Nuggets guard Facundo Capazzo , 31, according to a report from Marc Stein. Doncic reunites.

Capazzo has appeared in a total of 130 regular-season games since his two seasons with the Nuggets in 2020, averaging 5.6 points, 1.9 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.1 steals and 0.3 blocks per 20.1 minutes per game. He shot 32.8 percent from 3-point range and 37.2 percent from the field.

The Nuggets fired Capazzo after last season, leaving him as an unrestricted free agent awaiting an NBA contract. Before entering the NBA, Capazzo played for Real Madrid in La Liga and Spanish professional team CB Mosiah, and in the 2017-2018 season, he competed with Doncic on the same stage to help Real Madrid win the Euroleague and the Spanish Basketball League ( ACB) championship title, the cooperation between the two on the field can be said to 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.

If the Mavericks introduce this veteran and Doncic before the start of the new NBA season, it will make people look forward to the role and sparks Capazzo will play in the lineup.

However, it is understood that Capazzo has also attracted interest from Euroleague teams such as former club Real Madrid and Turkish powerhouse Fenerbahcebeko in the free agency market. It is expected that the Mavericks will need to compete with other teams to compete in the regular Getting the services of such a veteran before the start of the game promoted the reunion with Doncic, the two giants.