by Dan M | Posted on Friday, June 30th, 2017

The Mavs announced that they have traded G DeAndre Liggins to the
Rockets in exchange for cash considerations.
Liggins most recently spent the majority of 2016-17 with the
Cavs. In Cleveland, he saw action in 61 games (19 starts) and averaged
2.4 points, 1.7 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 12.3 minutes per contest.
The Cavaliers requested waivers on Liggins on April 9, 2017 and was
awarded to the Mavericks in time to play the final game of the season.
In that game, he registered 8 points and 7 rebounds in 25 minutes to
help the Mavericks defeat the Grizzlies.
Liggins (6-6, 209) was originally drafted by the Orlando Magic
with the 53rd overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. He holds career
averages of 2.1 points, 1.5 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 9.9 minutes in
119 career games (20 starts) with Orlando, Oklahoma City, Miami,
Cleveland and Dallas.
The Chicago native played three seasons at the University of
Kentucky. As a junior, Liggins averaged 8.6 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.5
assists and 31.6 minutes as a starter while helping lead the Wildcats
to the NCCA Final Four in Houston.


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