The Dallas Mavericks often benefit from going international, and with Tyler Dorsey, they did so.

Sort of.

On Saturday night, Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reported that Dallas officially signed Dorsey to a two-way contract, which the Mavericks confirmed Sunday morning.

Dorsey played two seasons in the NBA (2017-19) with Atlanta and Memphis. He was a part-time starter and fringe rotation player at both destinations before finding himself out of the league.

Recently, Dorsey played for the Greek club Olympiacos Piraeus. And in 32 Greek League games for Olympiacos in 2021-22, he averaged 10.7 points (.477 FG%, .404 3FG%, .833 FT%), 2.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game while helping the club to the Greek League title and garnering the Greek Cup MVP honors.

He also played in EuroLeague action, where he averaged 12.8 points (.517 FG%, .374 3FG%, .781 FT%), 2.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 38 games for an Olympiacos team that reached the EuroLeague Final Four.

In three years playing overseas, the 6-5 Dorsey has averaged 11.4 points per game while shooting 39.7 percent from 3-point range.

What aided Dorsey’s arrival in Dallas was an impressive July workout held by the Mavericks.

Now, it comes down to Dorsey impressing the Mavericks enough to break into the everyday rotation.

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