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Mavericks sign Mountain West player of year Gian Clavell from Puerto Rico

Colorado State v Nevada

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 11: Gian Clavell #3 of the Colorado State Rams runs up court against the Nevada Wolf Pack during the first half of the championship game of the Mountain West Conference basketball tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center on March 11, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nevada won 79-71. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

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DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent guard Gian Clavell, an undrafted rookie who has played for Puerto Rico’s national team.

While terms were not officially released, this is expected to be a small guaranteed contract ($50,000) to help give the Mavs depth for training camp. Maybe Clavell plays his way onto the roster, more likely he is headed to the D-League.

Clavell was the Mountain West Conference player of the year at Colorado State last season. He averaged a league-high 20.4 points with 6.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 27 games for the Rams.

The 6-foot-4 Clavell is the second Puerto Rican native with the Mavs, joining guard J.J. Barea. His signing Tuesday came three weeks after Dallas signed 6-11 forward Maxi Kleber, who is from Dirk Nowitzki’s hometown in Wurzburg, Germany.

In five games with the Miami Heat’s summer league team in Las Vegas, Clavell averaged 12.4 points and 1.4 assists. He shot 41 percent from 3-point range and made 11 of 12 free throws.