Dallas Mavericks

Mavs to sign Texas Legends guard Pierre Jackson, waive Gibson


Intrigued by his ability to score the ball, the Dallas Mavericks will sign Texas Legends guard Pierre Jackson to a two-year partially guaranteed contract today, according to a source.

The Vertical first reported the story.

To clear room for Jackson on their 15-man roster, the Mavs will waive guard Jonathan Gibson.

A Baylor product, Jackson averaged 29.1 points, 4.5 rebounds and six rebounds in 10 games with the Legends this season. The 25-year old also shot 43.8 percent from 3-point range.

Jackson, who had 42 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in a game this season, averaged 35.7 minutes per contest.

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