Mavericks Sign Free Agent Chris Wright To 10-Day Contract

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DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have signed free agent Chris Wright to a 10-Day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Wright (6'1, 210) played collegiately at Georgetown and went undrafted in the 2011 NBA Draft. He spent the 2012 training camp with the New Orleans Hornets before joining the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League for the 2012-2013 campaign.

In 38 games (all starts) for the Energy, Wright averaged 15.5 points, 4.3 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 1.6 steals and 37.0 minutes per game en route to earning NBA Development League All-Star honors.

A native of Bowie, Maryland, Wright played professionally for Olin Edime of the Turkish Basketball League in 2011-2012.

Wright is expected to join the team in San Antonio and be available for the game against the Spurs on March 14. He will wear number 8 for the Mavericks.

The Mavericks' roster now stands at 15 players.