The Dallas Mavericks are converting Dexter Dennis and Greg Brown III to two-way contracts. Both players will join AJ Lawson to fill the organization’s two-way spots, the roster now stands at 18 players.
Dennis went undrafted in the 2023 NBA Draft after finishing his college career as a graduate transfer at Texas A&M. In 34 games (all starts) for the Aggies last season, he averaged 9.5 points, a team-high 5.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 28.7 minutes per game.
Dennis played in all four of Dallas’ preseason games and averaged 3.5 points and 1.0 rebounds in 9.6 minutes per game. He is very athletic for his size, can defend and shoot beyond the arc. Dennis shot 37.3% behind three-point line in his college career at Texas A&M and Wichita State.
Dennis will wear #17 for the Mavericks.
Brown III was drafted in the second round (43rd overall pick) of the 2021 NBA Draft, spending two seasons with Portland averaging 4.0 points, 2.4 rebounds and 11.5 minutes in 64 games (6 starts). He played in 20 games (2 starts) last season with the Ontario Clippers, averaging 6.6 points and 2.5 rebounds per game.
Brown III played in two of the Mavericks’ four exhibition games and averaged 2.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 9.8 minutes per contest. Brown after Derrick Jones Jr. and Josh Green, Brown III is probably the next player in line for most athletic on the team.
Brown III will wear #13 for the Mavericks.