The Mavericks are hedging their bets that Ferrell, who eventually signed a two-year contract with Dallas, can be their starting point guard for many years to come. By waiving Williams, that process stats immediately. So what exactly are the Mavericks expecting from Ferrell, who turns 24 on May 9? “Continued improvement, continued aggression, continue to get integrated more and more into the mentality we like to play with,’’ coach Rick Carlisle said. “He’s going to have a lot of tough defensive assignments along the way. “There’s a lot of good players coming in at the point guard position, and he’s going to have the responsibility of playing those guys, at least why he’s a starter.”
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Earl K. Sneed: Per @MavsPR, the Dallas Mavericks have officially signed Yogi Ferrell to a multi-year contract.
Sudden rookie sensation point guard Yogi Ferrell plans to sign a two-year minimum deal with the Dallas Mavericks when his 10-day contract expires Tuesday, league sources confirmed to ESPN.
"Our guys love him and we are thrilled by how well he has been playing," Mavs owner Mark Cuban told ESPN via the Dust messaging app.
Shams Charania: Dallas' Yogi Ferrell has agreed on a two-year deal that he'll sign Tuesday when first 10-day expires, league sources tell The Vertical.
Bobby Marks: Prorated minimum for Yogi Ferrell would be $208k (signed on Tuesday). The second year (2017-18) would be $1.3m.
“He’s on pace to have one of the greatest 10 days of all time,” forward Harrison Barnes said. “He’s just playing with so much heart. And offensively and defensively, he’s had some tough match-ups. But he’s brought it every single night and the guy is giving us a chance.”
Olimpia Milano is on the market for this season, as confirmed by the General Manager Flavio Portaluppi, but the Italian reigning champions are also planning for the future. One of the players that EA7 is following is Yogi Ferrell.
Keith Pompey: PGS Chasson Randle, Briante’ Weber, Yogi Ferrell and Cat Barber are all scheduled to work out for #Sixers Monday, according to source.
David 'Dubi' Pick: Hearing that Brooklyn Nets have signed ex-Indiana star Yogi Ferrell to two-year deal. pic.twitter.com/neK3h4iFeX
The Brooklyn Nets have signed free agent guard Yogi Ferrell from their NBA D-League affiliate, the Long Island Nets. Ferrell becomes the first call-up in Long Island Nets history.
The Brooklyn Nets have requested waivers on Yogi Ferrell. Ferrell, who originally signed with Brooklyn on August 5, appeared in three preseason games with the Nets, recording averages of 4.3 points and 1.7 assists in 9.6 minutes per game.