Maxi Kleber’s contract with the Dallas Mavericks has been extended, the team has announced today. The deal’s terms were kept a secret in accordance with team policy.
Kleber (6-11, 220) joined Dallas on July 13, 2017. He left and on July 10, 2019, re-signed with them as a free agent. He played in 326 games for the Mavericks in five seasons. Kleber averaged 7.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 0.9 blocks, and 22.7 minutes (136 starts).
The Wurzburg, Germany-born player played in all 18 games and averaged 8.7 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 1.1 assists in 25.4 minutes per game as the Mavericks advanced to the Western Conference Finals most recently. The second-most 3-pointers made by a Maverick in a postseason play (Jason Terry, 9 3FGs, 5/8/11) were made by him in Game 2 against. Utah.
Kleber played professionally for eight seasons before joining the NBA, mainly in Germany and Spain. He participated in 37 Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) games for Bayern Munich in 2016–17. He recorded averages of 8.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and 1.2 blocks. This resulted in being named in the BBL All-Star, a member of the All–BBL Second Team, and the BBL’s Most Effective Player.