Mavericks, Ferrell closing in on an agreement

Yogi Ferrell and the Mavericks are closing in on a contract agreement.

The Dallas Mavericks are close to reaching an agreement with guard Yogi Ferrell, according to a report.

Tim MacMahon of ESPN reports the talks “are on the 1-yard line.”

The 6-foot, 180-pound Indiana product averaged 10.2 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 27.8 minutes in playing all 82 games (starting 21) for the Mavericks last season.

Ferrell, 25, shot 42.6 percent from the field, 37.3 percent from deep and 79.6 percent from the free-throw line.