|July 7 4:41 PM PT5:41 PM MT6:41 PM CT7:41 PM ET23:41 GMT7:41 4:41 PM MST6:41 PM EST3:41 UAE (+1)01:4119:41 ET6:41 PM CT22:41 - Villanueva will return for a second season in Dallas after earning a reserve role as a 3-point threat and making the playoffs for the first time in his 10-year career. He announced his decision Tuesday on Twitter. Villanueva reportedly will get a one-year contract for the veteran minimum of $1.5 million after making the roster on a non-guaranteed deal out of training camp last season.
Analysis: The 30-year-old Villanueva averaged 6.3 points and 2.3 rebounds in 64 games for the Mavericks, including one start. He was fourth on the team with 83 3-pointers. The former top-10 pick started his career with a season in Toronto before spending three years with Milwaukee and five in Detroit. Villanueva's career averages are 10.9 points and 4.8 rebounds.
|Feb. 10 12:09 AM PT1:09 AM MT2:09 AM CT3:09 AM ET8:09 GMT16:09 1:09 AM MST3:09 AM EST12:09 UAE09:093:09 ET2:09 AM CT6:09 - Villanueva had 26 points in a 115-98 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night.
Analysis: The scoring performance was Villanueva's best since he had 30 against the Clippers on Nov. 12, 2010. He's averaging 6.0 points in 37 games this season.
|Jan. 31 11:00 PM PT12:00 AM MT1:00 AM CT2:00 AM ET7:00 GMT15:00 12:00 AM MST2:00 AM EST11:00 UAE08:002:00 ET1:00 AM CT5:00 - Villanueva scored a season-high 20 points, and the Dallas Mavericks went on an incredible 37-2 run in the second half to embarrass the Miami Heat 93-72 on Friday night.
Analysis: Villanueva had a total of two points in his prior three games and is averaging 5.4 this season.
|Sep. 23 2:12 PM PT3:12 PM MT4:12 PM CT5:12 PM ET21:12 GMT5:12 2:12 PM MST4:12 PM EST1:12 UAE (+1)23:1217:12 ET4:12 PM CT20:12 - The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent forward Charlie Villanueva, who spent the past five years with Detroit.
Analysis: The signing announced Tuesday gives the Mavericks 19 players on their roster with training camp opening next Tuesday. Villanueva had his best season in 2008-09, when he averaged 16.2 points and 6.7 rebounds in his final season with Milwaukee.