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2013 NBA Free Agency: Devin Harris has dislocated toe, won't sign with Mavericks

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Devin Harris won't be signing with the Dallas Mavericks after an x-ray revealed that he had a dislocated toe that will require surgery.

Kevin C. Cox

It appears free agent guard Devin Harris won't be returning to the Dallas Mavericks afterall. Harris and the Mavericks had agreed on a three-year deal worth $9 million before an X-Ray revealed that he has a dislocated toe on his left foot. The Mavericks remain interested but both sides agreed to do away with their current agreement. Harris will have surgery in an effort to be ready for the start of the NBA season.

Harris appeared in 58 games for the Atlanta Hawks in 2013 but battled foot and ankle injuries for much of the season. When healthy, he was a key player for the Hawks averaging 9.9 points and 3.4 assists. The Hawks acquired Harris in an offseason trade with the Utah Jazz in exchange for Marvin Williams.

Dallas moved on quickly and has reportedly agreed to a three year deal with free agent guard Monta Ellis. Atlanta had been linked to Ellis in free agency and as well at the trade deadline but that talk had cooled in recent days.

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