Mavericks Sign First-round Pick Justin Anderson

Mavericks Sign First-round Pick Justin Anderson

DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks signed first-round draft pick Justin Anderson on Saturday.

The deal under the rookie wage scale guarantees the former Virginia guard $2.5 million over two years. There are team options for the third and fourth years on the contract.

Anderson was the 21st pick in the June draft. He averaged 17.5 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists in six summer league games for the Mavericks.

The 6-foot-6 Anderson helped Virginia win the second ACC tournament title in school history. In his final season, as a junior, he averaged 12.2 points and shot 45 percent from 3-point range.


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