Mavs likely to move fast on Devin Harris reunion as Yogi Ferrell backs out of deal
The Dallas Mavericks could move quickly in hopes to reunite with point guard Devin Harris, after Yogi Ferrell pulled a DeAndre Jordan-like move, backing out of his previous two-year, $5.3 million agreement, according to Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News.
Ferrell recently signed with the Sacramento Kings, giving the Mavs some much-needed closure on the matter.
Harris recently told Townsend that he would love to end his career with the Mavericks, considering Dallas his home. The Mavs could start negotiations with Harris as an unrestricted free agent, likely giving him a chance to cap off his NBA journey with the team that once drafted him.
The 6-foot-3 guard was initially drafted by the Washington Wizards but shortly traded his draft rights along with Christian Laettner and Jerry Stackhouse to the Mavericks for Antawn Jamison and cash considerations in 2004.
The Mavs have no immediate need at the point guard position, but Harris has been deployed in both guard positions (especially later in his career) — allowing him to get spare minutes at either spot while being a veteran presence for the team’s young players.