Roundtable: Who is This Year’s Mavs X-Factor?
The Dallas Mavericks lost their X-Factor player from last season when Raymond Felton left for Los Angeles. Who will take over as the energizer for the Mavs this year?
When it comes to NBA teams in general, people tend to forget that past the starting 5, teams often need that extra push. Players coming off the bench can do more than just keep a team in the game, it is their job to keep the energy and intensity up for their team.
In the past, the Mavericks have had a number of great X-Factor type players. Raymond Felton last year was a great example. Before that it was Jason Terry for a lot of years and during the championship run, it was often times J.J. Barea and Peja Stojakovic.
The point is, some players just know how to keep a team running and play outside of their normal abilities when the games are most important or when they get their chance. With that being said, our staff discusses who they believe will be the Mavs X-Factor player this coming season.
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