Mavericks close to signing Tim Thomas
According to Jeff Caplan of ESPNDallas.com, the Dallas Mavericks are close to signing Tim Thomas to a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum:
Power forward Tim Thomas will visit the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday and the sides are expected to reach an agreement on a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum his agent, Bob Myers, said Monday.
Thomas, 33, played just 18 games with the Mavs last season before leaving the team to be with his ailing wife. He never disclosed his wife’s illness, but she is apparently doing well enough for Thomas to return to the league. Both sides handled last season’s situation in good faith and want to continue the relationship. ESPN.com’s Marc Stein first reported in late July that Thomas and the Mavs were working on a deal.
“If all goes well, we’ll reach an agreement,” Myers said Monday.