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Mavs keep Charlie Villanueva, waive Bernard James, others

DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks made room for veteran power forward Charlie Villanueva on 15-man roster by waiving center Bernard James. Villanueva, a nine-year veteran who signed a nonguaranteed contract to come to training camp with the Mavs, made the team primarily because of his perimeter-shooting ability. His presence gives the Mavs a power forward off the bench who can stretch the floor. Mavs owner Mark Cuban was willing to eat a guaranteed contract to give Villanueva, 30, who has career averages of 11.

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Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle communicates to his players in a game against the Memphis Grizzlies during the first half of play in a preseason game at American Airlines Center in Dallas on Monday, October 20, 2014. (Vernon Bryant/The …
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The Dallas Mavericks began the process of thinning the roster down to the maximum of 15 for opening day by waiving guard Yuki Togashi and forward Eric Griffin on Tuesday. Here’s the official release: The Dallas Mavericks announced today that …

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