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Troy Murphy signs with Mavericks, according to report

Free-agent forward Troy Murphy has signed with the Dallas Mavericks, Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Thursday evening via Twitter.

Murphy played last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, averaging 3.2 points and 3.3 rebounds per game in 16.2 minutes. In his exit interview last season, he told reporters that he wasn't sure what the future had in store.

"Unfortunately, it ended sooner than we had expected," Murphy said back in May. "I'm going to take some time off and collect my thoughts and see what the future has in store."
The 32-year-old Murphy could bolster a frontcourt backup rotation that is currently missing star Dirk Nowitzki, who could be out for about five more weeks.

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