The Mavericks had another forgettable season at 24-58. But what about some former Mavericks? Let's take a look at how they fared in the 2017-18 regular season.
Chandler Parsons, Memphis Grizzlies: Parsons' second-year with the Grizzlies was just as bad as the first. He played in 36 games and started just eight of them due to his continued nagging injuries which began here in Dallas. He averaged 7.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.9 asssits under a strict minutes restriction. The silverlining is his shot looked better at 46.2 percent from the field and 42.1 percent from three. Still, the 4-year, $94 million contract Parsons signed with the Grizzlies in 2016 looks like one of the worst deals in the league.
Rajon Rondo, New Orleans Pelicans: After his disastrous stint with the Mavericks, Rondo bounced around a little bit with the Kings and Bulls. He signed a one-year, $3.3 million contract with the Pelicans in the offseason to team up with Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins. So far, the experiment has worked. Rondo averaged 8.3 points and 8.2 assists in a bounce-back season. He was a key cog in helping the Pelicans reach the playoffs after Cousins' season-ending injury. We even got a glimpse of the "Playoff Rondo" who everyone wanted to see in Dallas -- Rondo scored six points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out 17 assists in the Pelicans' Game 1 victory over the Portland Trailblazers. Could Rondo be in line for a big payday?
Tyson Chandler, Phoenix Suns: Chandler played in just 46 games this year for the worst team in the NBA, but showed he can still make an impact on the court. The former Mavs center averaged 6.5 points and 9.1 rebounds this season while starting every game he played. With the Suns clearly in a rebuilding state, could Chandler and his expiring contract be moved to a contender this offseason?
JaVale McGee, Golden State Warriors: McGee was a solid role player during the Warriors' run to the NBA title last season and . He averaged 4.8 points and 2.6 rebounds during the regular in 65 appearances (17 starts). He scored 15 points in the Warriors' first game of the playoffs against the Spurs.
Zaza Pachulia, Golden State Warriors: The Warriors won a championship with Pachulia as their starting center last season, and they brought him back for another crack at it. Pachulia averaged 5.4 points and 4.7 rebounds in 69 games played (57 starts).
Jae Crowder, Utah Jazz: The Celtics traded Crowder to Cleveland as part of the Kyrie Irving trade. But Crowder did not look like the same player he was in Boston with the Cavs, averaging just 8.6 points in 47 starts. Cleveland re-tooled its roster at the trade deadline and sent Crowder to the Utah Jazz for the final part of the season. He averaged 11.8 points in 27 games off the bench for the Jazz.
Jason Terry, Milwaukee Bucks: Terry has managed to stick around the league even at age 40. He doesn't make much of an impact on the court any more -- Terry played in 51 games (four starts) with the Bucks and averaged 3.3 points and shot 34.8 from three. But JET does provide a solid veteran presence in a young Milwaukee locker room.
Al-Farouq Aminu, Portland Trailblazers: Aminu remains a key player for a Trailblazers team that got the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference playoffs. Aminu started 67 of the 69 games he played for the Portland and averaged 9.3 points and 7.6 assists
Vince Carter, Sacramento Kings: Somehow, someway Carter managed to stay productive at age 41 in his 20th season. He averaged 5.4 points for the Sacramento Kings this season and showed he's still got some hops.
It appears Carter will be back for a 21st NBA season. He and Dirk Nowitzki are the only active players remaining from the 1998 NBA draft.
Justin Anderson, Philadelphia 76ers: The Mavericks traded Anderson to Philadelphia in the trade that got them Nerlens Noel. It wasn't a win from a Mavs' perspective, but its not like Anderson has dominated with the 76ers. He appeared in 38 games this season and averaged 6.2 points per game.
Raymond Felton, OKC Thunder: Felton remains a solid contributor off the bench at this stage of his career. He averaged 6.9 points and shot 35.4 percent from three as Russell Westbrook's backup.
Darren Collison, Indiana Pacers: Collison and Victor Oladipo teamed up to form a formidable back court duo. Collison averaged 12.4 points and 5.3 assists while shooting a career-high 46.8 percent from three.
Jose Calderon, Cleveland Cavaliers: Appeared in 57 games and started 32. Averaged 4.5 poiints and shot 46.4 percent from three.
Richard Jefferson, Denver Nuggets: Averaged 1.5 points in 20 games for the Denver Nuggets.
Jameer Nelson, Detroit Pistons: Played in 50 games combined for the Pelicans and Pistons. Averaged 4.9 points on the season.
Corey Brewer, Oklahoma City Thunder: Started the season with the Lakers but was released after averaging 3.7 points and 54 games played. Signed by the Thunder after an injury to Andre Roberson and averaged 10.1 points and 16 starts.
Brandan Wright, Houston Rockets: Averaged 5.0 points in 27 games for the Grizzlies. Was picked up by the Rockets midway through the season.
Andrew Bogut, Los Angeles Lakers: Played in 23 games (five starts) and averaged 1.6 points for the Lakers. He was waived in January.
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