Mavs sign Dalembert, close to locking up starters

Veteran center Samuel Dalembert will join the Mavericks carrying career averages of 8.0 ppg and 8.1 rpg.
Alex Brandon/AP

The Mavericks have overhauled their roster all three offseasons since winning the franchise's first championship in 2011. With the longer contracts for Calderon and Ellis, that streak is likely to end next summer.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.