Salah Mejri

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Salah Mejri
Salah Mejri
Position: Center
Height: 7'2"
Weight: 235
Nationality: Tunisian
Born: 6/15/1986
Birthplace: Jendouba, Tunisia
Draft: Undrafted
Drafted By: none
College: None
NBA Career: 2015 - present
Mavs Tenure: 2015 - present

Salah Mejri (born June 15, 1986 in Jendouba, Tunisia) was signed as a free agent, by the Dallas Mavericks, on July 30, 2015.

Mejri began his professional career playing for Etoile Sportiva du Sahel in the Tunisian Basketball League where he helped lead the his team to two Tunisian National Championships and was a league all-star in 2009-2010.

Looking to expand his basketball knowledge and opportunities, he left for Belgium in 2010 and averaged 4.3 points for Antwerp over 32 games in his first season and 9.2 points over 33 games the next season.

In the summer of 2012, Mejri played for Tunisia in the 2012 Olympics. Despite the team going 0-5 and failing to advance past the first round, he led all players in the Olympic tournament with 17 blocked shots and began to make a name for himself on the international front.

He played two seasons in Spain with Madrid to further hone his skills in the post, posting scoring averages of 5.3 and 4.3 points per game.

Dallas signed the 7'2 center in the summer of 2015 where he made the club coming out of training camp.