Gal Mekel is an Israeli professional basketball player for Unicaj Málaga of the Spanish Liga ACB and EuroCup Basketball. He played college basketball for two years at Wichita State. He then played in the Israeli Super League for Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Gilboa Galil, and Maccabi Haifa, and in the Italian Serie A League for Benetton Treviso. He was a two-time Israeli Super League MVP, in 2011 and 2013. In 2013, he signed a three-year minimum fully guaranteed contract with the Dallas Mavericks, becoming the second Israeli to join the NBA; he also holds a Polish passport.
|Born:||March 4, 1988, Ramat HaSharon, Israel|
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|College:||Wichita State (2006–2008)|
|League:||Liga ACB, EuroCup|
|NBA draft:||2008 / Round / Pick|
About Gal Mekel
Point guard who made his NBA debut in 2013 for the Dallas Mavericks.
He played college basketball at Wichita State from 2006-2008, and professionally in Israel from 2008-2013.
He was the Israeli Super League MVP in 2011 and 2013.
He is one of seven children.
He made his NBA debut in Dallas for head coach Rick Carlisle.
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