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Fantasy Update

Oct 18, 2014
Jameer Nelson (rest) is out for Saturday's exhibition game.

Jameer Nelson: 'I just have to be aggressive'

DALLAS – Just be Jameer Nelson. That’s the job description for the new Dallas Mavericks starting point guard in the simplest terms. The Mavs signed Nelson because they wanted a smart, tough floor leader who could provide some penetration, knock down open shots and get the ball where it needed to go. That’s what Nelson did throughout his 10-year tenure with the Orlando Magic. But Nelson is in the beginning stages of a major transition.
Mavs Moneyball Oct 8, 2014

Jameer Nelson: Mavericks starting PG and underrated stud

Jameer Nelson brings quite a bit to the Mavericks' backcourt, not the least of which is his stellar passing game. The Mavericks made quite a few big moves in NBA free agency this summer, none bigger than stealing Chandler Parsons away from Houston and trading to bring back Tyson Chandler. Beyond the two Chandler deals, though, a signee who is flying below the radar could have the biggest impact on the Mavs this season. I'm talking, of course, about Jameer Nelson. Nelson is a 10-year veteran in the NBA, and has spent his entire career to this point with the Orlando Magic. As Orlando's...

Rick Carlisle: Jameer Nelson a 'natural leader'

DALLAS – The Dallas Mavericks haven’t officially named a starting point guard, but Jameer Nelson wearing white during the first practice of training camp provides a pretty good hint at the direction they’re leaning. As do coach Rick Carlisle’s comments about the intangible qualities that Nelson brings to Dallas after a decade in Orlando. Carlisle sounds a lot like he did when he discussed Tyson Chandler when the big man first joined the Mavs four years ago.

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