Forward/center Ivan Johnson, who spent two years in the Atlanta Hawks’ rotation before being out of the NBA last season, is the biggest name on the Mavericks’ summer league roster released Monday.
Other players on the roster with NBA experience include point guard Gal Mekel, swingman Ricky Ledo, center Bernard James, guard Chris Smith and forward James Nunnally. Mekel and Ledo are under contract with the Mavs for next season.
Mavs assistant Kaleb Canales will be the head coach of the summer team, taking over those duties from defensive coordinator Monte Mathis. The Mavs open their schedule in the Las Vegas summer league Friday.
The full roster:
G Dee Bost (Mississippi State)
G Chris Smith (Louisville)
C Bernard James (Florida State)
G Ricky Ledo (Providence)
G/F Axel Toupane (France)
F C.J. Fair (Syracuse)
F Eric Griffin (Campbell)
F James Nunnally (UC Santa Barbara)
F Javon McCrea (Buffalo)
F Sean Evans (St. John’s)
F Jackie Carmichael (Illinois State)
G Gal Mekel (Israel)
G Chris Goulding (Australia)
C Ivan Johnson (Cal State San Bernardino)