JaVale McGee NBA free agency 2022: Center, Dallas Mavericks agree to 3-year, $20 million deal

Free agent center JaVale McGee has reached an agreement with the Dallas Mavericks on a three-year, $20 million deal, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

The three-time NBA champion reportedly received interest from multiple teams after a standout season with the Phoenix Suns. McGee averaged 9.2 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game over 74 games and 17 starts last season.

This is McGee’s second stint in Dallas. He played for the Mavericks in 2015-16 but was waived after the season. He bounced around after that, playing for the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Denver Nuggets and Suns since 2016.

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JaVale McGee of the Phoenix Suns takes a free-throw shot during the second half of Game Two of the Western Conference First Round NBA Playoffs at Footprint Center on April 19, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona.  The Pelicans defeated the Suns 125-114.
JaVale McGee and the Dallas Mavericks have agreed to a deal, league sources told Yahoo Sports. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)