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Dallas Mavericks: What Kind of Point Guard Fits in Dallas?

Mar 24, 2017; Memphis, TN, USA; Kentucky Wildcats guard De'Aaron Fox (0) looks to pass the ball against UCLA Bruins guard Lonzo Ball (2) in the second half during the semifinals of the South Regional of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 24, 2017; Memphis, TN, USA; Kentucky Wildcats guard De'Aaron Fox (0) looks to pass the ball against UCLA Bruins guard Lonzo Ball (2) in the second half during the semifinals of the South Regional of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports /
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Oct 26, 2016; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle coaching on the sidelines against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 26, 2016; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle coaching on the sidelines against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports /

With all the talk about the Dallas Mavericks’ need to find a franchise point guard this offseason, what type of player exactly should the Mavs look for?

Anyone who has been keeping up with the Dallas Mavericks offseason buzz knows that Dallas is in the hunt for a point guard. Be it through free agency, a trade, or the NBA draft, the Mavs front office and MFFLs seem hell bent on finding a young, talented franchise-changing point guard. Writers and media of all kind have taken to the internet to give their input into who that lucky prospect should be, and who is a good “fit” in the big D.

However, trying to read through all the in-depth analysis, advanced stats, and mock drafts can be overwhelming, especially with how often different sources’ opinions can be. The idea of who fits well with the Mavs is one that is discussed often, yet somehow never defined. So, what traits and skills exactly make a player a good fit for Dallas?

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