After the amazing play of the Mavericks’ newest star Yogi Ferrell, are there any players in Dallas’ own backyard that we should keep an eye on?
The Dallas Mavericks hit the D-League jackpot with the signing of former Indiana Hoosier Yogi Ferrell. Ferrell’s breakout performance has been crucial for the Mavericks as they battle for the 8th playoff spot. This signing comes as a pleasant surprise for MFFLs everywhere, but now we must ask a million-dollar question.
Can the Maverick’s strike gold again with players from the Developmental League?
Along with Ferrell, the Mavericks have seen success before when playing former D-League stars such as J.J. Barea, Dwight Powell, and Seth Curry. When discussing possible D-League signees, the first place to check for D-League gems is with our own affiliate, the Texas Legends.
The Legends are currently 7th in their respective conference with a record of 15-18. Also, the Legends’ own Manny Harris is the league leader in points per game for the 2016-2017 season.
While the Legends may not be holding down the league in the standings, they have a decent amount of solid players who could very much make an impact in the NBA. The key players Dallas should look at are Manny Harris, Kyle Collinsworth, Jameel Warney, and former NBA star, Ben Gordon.
Now, it should be mentioned that the Legends …
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