MAVERICKS AWARDED DEANDRE LIGGINS ON WAIVER CLAIM

by Dan M | Posted on Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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    The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have been awarded
    guard DeAndre Liggins on a waiver claim. Per team policy, terms of the
    deal were not disclosed.
    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 2.0 points, 1.4 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 9.8 minutes in
    118 career games (20 starts) with Orlando, Oklahoma City, Miami and
    Cleveland.
    Liggins most recently spent the majority of the year with the
    Cavaliers. This season 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 this
    past Sunday.
    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.
    Liggins will wear number 14 for the Mavericks.
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