DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have re-signed free agent forward Maxi Kleber. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Kleber (6-11, 220) originally signed with Dallas on July 13, 2017. In two seasons as a Maverick, he averaged 6.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 18.9 minutes in 143 games (54 starts). Last season, Kleber secured three double-doubles and scored in double figures 21 times helping Dallas to a 12-9 record in those games.
Prior to the NBA, Kleber spent eight seasons playing professionally in Germany and Spain. In 2016-17, he played in 37 Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) games for Bayern Munich and averaged 8.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.2 blocks en route to being named a BBL All-Star, All-BBL Second Team and BBL Most Effective Player.
Kleber hails from Wurzburg, Germany, the same hometown as former Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki. He has played for the German national team in international competition, including the 2014 Eurobasket qualification rounds.