|July 24 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET21:51 GMT5:51 2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST1:51 UAE (+1)23:5117:51 ET4:51 PM CT20:51 - The Dallas Mavericks have signed Nelson as a free agent. Terms of the deal announced Thursday weren't released, but it is reportedly a one-year contract for the team's salary cap exception of $2.7 million.
Analysis: Nelson spent his first 10 seasons with Orlando after the Magic acquired his rights from Denver, which took him with the 20th overall pick in 2004. The 32-year-old has career averages of 12.6 points and 5.4 assists. Orlando waived its career leader in assists on June 30. He joins a crowded list at point guard alongside Devin Harris and Raymond Felton.
|June 30 1:06 PM PT2:06 PM MT3:06 PM CT4:06 PM ET20:06 GMT4:06 1:06 PM MST3:06 PM EST0:06 UAE (+1)22:0616:06 ET3:06 PM CT19:06 - The Orlando Magic have waived veteran guard Jameer Nelson. The move, announced on Monday, ends the run of the Magic's longest-tenured player at 10 seasons. Nelson was entering the final year of a three-year contract, but had only $2 million of the $8 million remaining guaranteed. By waiving Nelson before July 16 the Magic are saving valued salary cap space. He could re-sign with the Magic, but he's expected to garner free agency interest.
Analysis: Nelson was selected by Denver 20th overall in the first round of the 2004 draft, but was acquired by Orlando in exchange for a future first round pick on draft night. He played in 651 regular season games in Orlando with 556 starts, averaging 12.6 points and 5.4 assists, and posting one All-Star season in 2009.
|Apr. 15 10:19 PM PT11:19 PM MT12:19 AM CT1:19 AM ET5:19 GMT13:19 10:19 PM MST12:19 AM EST9:19 UAE07:191:19 ET12:19 AM CT4:19 - Nelson is out for the third straight game with a strained left groin.
Analysis: Nelson will be back in 2014-15.
|Mar. 20 9:01 PM PT10:01 PM MT11:01 PM CT12:01 AM ET4:01 GMT12:01 9:01 PM MST11:01 PM EST8:01 UAE05:010:01 ET10:01 PM CT3:01 - Nikola Vucevic scored 24 points and grabbed 23 rebounds, and Nelson had five points in overtime as the Orlando Magic edged the Charlotte Bobcats 110-105 on Friday night.
Analysis: Nelson hadn't played since March 18 because of a sore left knee.
|Mar. 2 8:26 PM PT9:26 PM MT10:26 PM CT11:26 PM ET4:26 GMT12:26 9:26 PM MST11:26 PM EST8:26 UAE05:2623:26 ET10:26 PM CT3:26 - Nelson remains out for Orlando.
Analysis: The Magic guard is dealing with a sore calf.
|Jan. 5 9:29 PM PT10:29 PM MT11:29 PM CT12:29 AM ET5:29 GMT13:29 10:29 PM MST12:29 AM EST9:29 UAE06:290:29 ET11:29 PM CT3:29 - Nelson had a season-high 21 points with six assists in Saturday's 110-94 loss to Miami.
Analysis: Nelson cracked 20 for the first time so this was fantasy fool's gold.
|Dec. 24 9:02 PM PT10:02 PM MT11:02 PM CT12:02 AM ET5:02 GMT13:02 10:02 PM MST12:02 AM EST9:02 UAE06:020:02 ET11:02 PM CT3:02 - Nelson just missed a triple-double in Monday's 103-98 loss to New York.
Analysis: Nelson had finished with 17 points, 10 assists and a season-high eight rebounds. The double-double was his first of the season.
|Nov. 29 4:26 PM PT5:26 PM MT6:26 PM CT7:26 PM ET0:26 GMT8:26 5:26 PM MST7:26 PM EST4:26 UAE (+1)01:2619:26 ET6:26 PM CT22:26 - Nelson has a foot injury.
Analysis: The severity of the injury is unknown, so Nelson is considered day-to-day.
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