Mavericks heart Willie Cauley-Stein will sit out the NBA’s resumed season in Orlando, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium.
Cauley-Stein and his companion predict a new child baby in July. The league will not be requiring its gamers to take part within the restart in the event that they’d want to sit down out.
Cauley-Stein was traded to the Mavericks by Golden State in January. In 13 video games with Dallas (two begins), he averaged 5.2 factors, 4.6 rebounds and 0.eight blocks in 12.1 minutes per recreation. The Mavericks are presently within the No. 7 spot within the Western Convention playoff standings.
The Mavericks will reportedly fill Cauley-Stein’s roster spot by signing level guard Trey Burke, in line with ESPN’s Tim MacMahon. Burke has performed in 25 video games this season, all for the 76ers, and was waived in January.
Burke performed in 25 video games for the Mavericks final season, averaging 9.7 factors, 1.5 rebounds and a pair of.6 assists per recreation.
Cauley-Stein provides to a rising listing of NBA gamers who’ve reportedly elected to sit down out the remainder of the season, together with Wizards wing Davis Bertrans, Lakers guard Avery Bradley and Path Blazers ahead Trevor Ariza.