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How can the Dallas Mavericks help Luka Doncic? 5 possible moves towards the trade deadline

luka doncic He is one of the best players in the NBA today, a statement that should come as no surprise at this point. The Slovenian is in a battle to be the top scorer (33.4), averaging nearly a triple-double with 8.9 rebounds and 8.3 assists. No one has accumulated more than +50 points a game this season and night after night he’s made it clear that he’s practically unforgivable. and in spite of everything, dallas mavericks They are not able to pass 55% win. look for a transfer It becomes more than necessary and everything is possible towards the trade deadline.

However, Maw finds himself in a situation that is not easy to resolve. western conference It’s more intense and competitive than ever, With 4 distance games between 4th classified and 13th, A similarity that results in great variation in positions from day to day and makes it very difficult to gain perspective of any specific team’s moment.

If we add to that the fact that Dallas barely has assets with which to go in the transfer hunt, things get complicated for Jason Kidd’s team.

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During Doncic’s time in the NBA, and especially since his explosion in 2020, the Mavs have made barely any effort to give the Slovenian a favorable context for his rise to the top. Management operations have been conspicuous by their absence, rather they have been patched over as past problems or the result of their own inaction. Now, in his fifth season, at a level worthy of an MVP, it is clear that the former Real Madrid player is not doing enough.

Luka Doncic Needs Help And The Dallas Mavericks Have To Provide ItSo it’s time to take a look at the realistic options the Texans can explore in the transfer market.

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John Collins

John Collins 121922
  • Dallas receives: John Collins
  • Atlanta receives: Dorian Finney-Smith, Reggie Bullock, protected Round 1 of 2025, Round 2 of 2025 and Round 2 of 2027

Although new Hawks GM Landry Fields reaffirmed his commitment to keeping Collins on the team, Mark Stein explained that they would explore their options by the end of the transfer market. In other words, if a good offer comes along, they won’t hesitate. Other teams like the Pacers, Pelicans and Jazz probably have more future players or assets to trade, but Atlanta really needs to improve their bench.

Dorian Finney-Smith and Reggie Bullock They’re not going to knock him out of mediocrity, but they would be a very interesting addition to make him more balanced. If one adds to this the tours that accompany the operation in Atlanta, they can be more than satisfied.

Meanwhile, on the Maw side, Collins will give more packaging to the Texans main quintet, That way they could close the game with Doncic, Dinwiddie, Hardaway Jr., Collins, and Wood, one step further than they are today. In that sense they would lose depth and defense by getting rid of two key names for Kidd, but they would gain a mobile four with projection in the long term.

bojan bogdanovic

Lavine Bojan Bogdanovic Pistons Bulls
  • dallas receives: Bojan Bogdanovic
  • Detroit receives: Tim Hardaway Jr., Josh Green, 2025 Lottery Protected First Round and 2027 Top 10 Protected First Round

Looks like the Pistons are going to repeat the strategy adopted with Jeremy Grant in search of a new destination Bogdanovic, And the truth is that everything in the world makes sense. Croatian He renewed his contract last September And it quickly became clear that his future did not pass through Detroit due to his high level compared to the team. There were several franchises that tried to advance but none could match the price that the Pistons put on Boge.

Dallas doesn’t have much property draft With which to trade as well as, the use of which is available to you is limited by the various rules of election transfer. This means they will have to look to the distant future if they want to acquire a player and include any round.

maw will lose in this likely operation round two in exchange for a 33 year old player, From the outside it may seem like a very high price to pay for a veteran, but Bogdanovic has proven capable of making an impact in winning contexts and playing a big role when needed. Beyond that, Dallas doesn’t have much to gain from a draft perspective, especially if Doncic remains as competitive as he can be.

Bogdanovic Will Give The Mavericks Everything They Need In both this campaign and the next, and the price to be paid will soon be forgotten. What the Pistons are interested in, on the other hand, are goals, so game returns as players are rather secondary.

Colin Sexton

Colin Sexton / Utah Jazz
  • Dallas receives: Colin Sexton
  • Utah receives: Dorian Phinney-Smith, Josh Green, 2025 round 2 and 2027 round 2

Utah Jazz is an unknown quantity joining trade deadline. They are still in playoff battle, but their project is more likely to rebuild and they have plenty of assets to trade. If they decide to be a seller, they should be calling soon in Dallas to ask for a price on one of their players.

must be one of them Colin Sexton. The former Cavs player is very limited offensively and whose weaknesses outweigh his strengths, but they can’t aspire too much given the state of the market in Texas. Also, as reported by Shams Charania, one of the interested groups Dorian Finney-Smith It’s in Salt Lake City, so the operation will have some ground on which to settle.

Sexton has three seasons left on his contract and would be a great addition to the second unit Role that was before Jalen Brunson. Georgia native reduced his offensive contribution After his injury (14.3) but he has raised his percentage, especially the three (41.8%).

d’angelo russell

Dangelo Russell 111022
  • Dallas receives: d’angelo russell
  • Minnesota receives: Christian Wood and Dorian Finney-Smith

It’s clear that D’Angelo Russell isn’t the All-Star that in 2019 it seemed he was here to stay, but he’s still a more than excellent starter. has been surpassed by the former of the Lakers and Nets Anthony Edwards And Wolves’ latest transfer has put them in the spotlight. If we add to this that karl-anthony townes injury Minnesota is hit hard, it may be an operation, in terms of which there is some sense deadline.

The Wolves need to strengthen the position of the four by not having KAT, who does not have a return date with 2 months to go until the end of the regular season. Also, their outfield defense leaves a lot to be desired Feeney-Smith and Wood will fit in perfectly in cold Minnesota.

On the Dallas side, Russell will help with minutes when Doncic doesn’t play and will give him the option of reducing his usage rate in the regular season.

D’Angelo managed to triple his percentage to replace him 38,6% And also the contract expires, so it gives them the possibility to try it and decide whether to renew it or not.

Cam Radish

Cam Reddish New York Knicks
  • Dallas receives: Cam Radish
  • New York receives: Reggie Bullock and the 2025 second round

is putting feet on the ground It’s Very Likely That The Mavs End Up Stuff With Cam Raddish In It trade deadline. And even with everything, it would be an interesting addition to help offload offensive responsibilities to Doncic and thus provide more mobility to the attack.

The No. 10 pick in the 2019 draft hasn’t lived up to expectations either on the Hawks or the Knicks, but there is still room for hope. The shooting guard has only played in 20 games this season 8.4 Average Marks and will help provide continuity to the second unit in Dallas.

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