Dallas Mavericks

Mavericks add Collinsworth, release Cleveland, Withey

The Dallas Mavericks released guard-forward Antonius Cleveland and center Jeff Withey on Tuesday and signed guard Kyle Collinsworth to a two-way contract.

Cleveland played in 13 games, averaging 0.8 points and 0.8 rebounds in 6.2 minutes per game. Withey appeared in 10 games, averaging 1.5 points and 1.0 rebound in 3.9 minutes per game.

Collinsworth (6-6, 210) has spent the past two seasons with the Mavericks’ G League affiliate, the Texas Legends, where he averages 8.1 points, 7.6 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 1.7 steals and 30.1 minutes per game in 54 career G League games (34 starts). In 18 games (all starts) for the Legends this season, Collingsworth, who’ll wear No. 8 with the Mavericks, averaged 11.4 points, 8.6 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.7 steals in 35.8 minutes per game.

The Mavericks (8-23) host Detroit Wednesday night at the American Airlines Center.

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