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Maxi Kleber signs contract extension with Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks of the NBA announced today that they have extended forward Maxi Kleber's contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal wer


The Dallas Mavericks of the NBA announced today that they have extended forward Maxi Kleber’s contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Kleber (6-11, 220) originally signed with Dallas on July 13, 2017, and then re-signed as a free agent on July 10, 2019. In five seasons as a Maverick, he has averaged 7.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 0.9 blocks and 22.7 minutes in 326 games (136 starts).

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The Wurzburg, Germany native recently helped lead the Mavericks to the Western Conference Finals, playing in all 18 games and averaging 8.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 25.4 minutes per game. His eight 3-pointers in Game 2 against Utah are tied for second by a Maverick in a postseason game (Jason Terry, 9 3FG, 8/5/11).

Before the NBA, Kleber spent eight seasons playing professionally in Germany and Spain. In 2016-17, he played in 37 Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) games for Bayern Munich and averaged 8.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.2 blocks en route to being named BBL All. -Star, All-BBL Second Team and BBL Most Cash. Player.