DALLAS (AP) -The Dallas Mavericks exercised their option on center DeSagana Diop on Friday, keeping him with the team for the third and final year on his contract.
The 7-foot, 280-pound center averaged 18.3 minutes with 2.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 81 regular-season games with the Mavericks, including nine starts.
Diop signed as a free agent with the Mavericks in 2005 after four seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers, who made him the eighth pick of the 2001 draft.

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