Dallas Mavericks: Salah Mejri stars in Tunisia victory over Egypt
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By Tyler Watts

Dallas Mavericks big man Salah Mejri had a massive game for Tunisia in their Sept. 15 win over Egypt in a 2019 World Cup qualifying game.

The Dallas Mavericks brought back Tunisian center Salah Mejri on a one-year deal this offseason.  Mejri will be in competition for reserve minutes at the five during training camp.

He will have to prove himself in the next month before the regular season kicks off.  Mejri’s contract is only worth $1.57 million and the Mavs could cut him if a non-guaranteed player shines during camp.

Dallas knows what they have in Salah Mejri, but they might prioritize a wing or guard that would be in line for more or consistent minutes.  Stay tuned.

Mejri once again played for the Tunisia National team on Sept. 15.  They were looking to remain undefeated through eight games against a tough Egypt squad that had four wins under its belt.

Salah Mejri was a member of the starting five for the second consecutive game and played well in a 69-47 win.  Mejri produced 13 points, nine rebounds, and three blocks in just over 24 minutes.  He was also five of eight from the field and finished second on his team in...

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