|Nov. 18 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET23:33 GMT7:33 4:33 PM MST6:33 PM EST3:33 UAE (+1)00:3318:33 ET5:33 PM CT21:33 - Villanueva has left the Mavericks for the birth of his second child.
Analysis: Villanueva missed the team's game against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. The 31-year-old Villanueva is averaging 7.8 points and 4.0 rebounds.
|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.