Mavs sign Brandon Knight to second 10-day contract

The Dallas Mavericks  signed guard Brandon Knight to a second 10-day contract under the COVID-related hardship allowance, the team announced Tuesday.

Dallas signed Knight after Trey Burke and Sterling Brown entered health and safety protocols.

Knight,30, signed a 10-day contract on Dec. 23 and played in three games for the Mavericks in December before entering health and safety protocols.

He was playing well as he averaged 10.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 18.2 minutes per game, including an 18-point performance that helped lead Dallas to a 132-117 victory over Portland on Dec. 27.

The eight-year veteran holds career averages of 14.0 points, 3.1 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 29.4 minutes in 449 games (349 starts) with Detroit, Milwaukee, Phoenix, Cleveland, Houston and Dallas. He played for Mavericks head coach Jason Kidd as a member of the Bucks in 2014-15.

The Miami native was taken eighth overall by Detroit in the 2011 NBA Draft and went on to earn NBA All-Rookie First Team honors for the Pistons in 2011-12.

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