Dallas Mavericks announce Frank Ntilikina

2021-09-17T11:25:05+00:00 2021-09-17T11:25:05+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

17/Sep/21 11:25

Eurohoops.net

Frank Ntilikina fills up the Dallas Mavericks roster

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

The Dallas Mavericks announced that the team has penned a deal with Frank Ntilikina who completes the roster in front of the training camp as the 20th player.

Per the Dallas Mavericks:

The Dallas Mavericks announced today they have signed free agent guard Frank Ntilikina. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Ntilikina (6-5, 200) was originally the eighth overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. After four seasons with the Knicks, he holds career averages of 5.5 points, 2.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 19.5 minutes in 211 games (55 starts).

Born in Ixelles, Belgium, Ntilikina moved to France at the age of 3 years old. Prior to being drafted by New York, he began his professional career in 2015 with SIG Strasbourg of the French Pro A League. Ntilikina was named the league’s Best Young Player in both seasons he competed for Strasbourg.

Ntilikina (nee-lee-KEE-nah) recently competed with the French national team at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo where he brought home a silver medal.

The addition now brings the Mavericks training camp roster to 20 players.