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Mavs bring back Jonathan Gibson to ease injured backcourt



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DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have re-signed summer league standout Jonathan Gibson because of backcourt injuries. He had been cut just before the season began.

Forward Quincy Acy was waived Friday to make room.

Backup point guard J.J. Barea has a muscle tear in his lower left leg, and starter Deron Williams has been slowed by a calf problem. Dallas also is without guard Devin Harris because of a left foot injury.

Gibson was not drafted in 2010 and played last season in China. He averaged nearly 19 points in the summer league and was invited to preseason camp. He averaged 7.1 points and 3.0 assists in seven preseason games.

Acy averaged 2.2 points and 1.3 rebounds in six games.

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