Charlie Villanueva signed with the Dallas Mavericks to attend training camp on a non-guaranteed deal and earned a roster spot.
The Mavericks have praised Villanueva's readiness and shooting in limited minutes. He has has averaged 11.3 points in 13.9 minutes over the last four games.
“All he needs is minutes. He can fill it up,” small forward Chandler Parsons said. “He can really shoot the ball, probably our best shooter on the roster. He just has a knack for scoring and we need that.”
Added power forward Dirk Nowitzki: “He’s got a flamethrower out there, and it’s always ready to roll. He’s been fun to watch.” A
"Teams can’t lose him or leave him. If they do, he makes them pay for it," Tyson Chandler said.