Rashard Lewis Signs 1-Year Deal With the Dallas Mavericks

by July 16, 2014

Free agent forward Rashard Lewis is moving on from the Miami Heat and joining the Dallas Mavericks. Both sides came to terms on a 1-year pact for the veteran’s minimum. Lewis, 34, put up 4.8 points a night and shot 34.3 percent from 3-point range for the Heat last season (jumping up to 10.5 points and 2.7 made 3-pointers over his last seven playoff games.) Per Yahoo!:

“Rashard made a difficult decision to join Dallas after two memorable seasons in Miami,” agent Colin Bryant said. “He would like to thank [Heat owners] Micky Arison, [executives] Pat Riley, Andy Elisburg and the entire Heat organization. He will always consider them family and champions.


“After talking to [Mavericks owner] Mark Cuban and coach Rick Carlisle, he felt a comfort level with the Mavericks. He’s excited to join another championship organization.”