Mavericks bringing back veteran guard Burke

Mavericks guard Trey Burke brings up the ball during a game against the Nuggets.

The Dallas Mavericks have re-signed guard Trey Burke, the team announced Tuesday.

Burke, 28, is actually on his second stint with the Mavericks, averaging 12.0 points and 3.8 assists in eight regular-season games with the team last season. He scored 31 points in his first game back.

He first arrived in the Kristaps Porzingis trade with the New York Knicks in 2018. Burke then signed with the Philadelphia 76ers, appearing in 25 games, before heading back to Dallas.

Burke is now a member of a Mavericks backcourt that also includes the likes of Luka Doncic, Josh Richardson, Jalen Brunson, J.J. Barea and rookie Josh Green.

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Sam Amico
Sam Amico has covered the NBA on a full-time basis for OutKick, Sports Illustrated and FOX Sports, and has been a regular contributor to CBS Sports, the Boston Herald and NBA.com.

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