Mavericks sign Williams

The Dallas Mavericks signed free-agent forward Sean Williams to a contract on Wednesday.

Williams, the 17th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft, averaged 4.3 points and 3.6 rebounds in three seasons with the New Jersey Nets.

The 6-foot-10 Williams was released by New Jersey prior to last season and spent 2011 playing for the Texas Legends of the D-League.