Dallas Mavericks: Ranking the 10 best free agent targets for the Mavs

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TORONTO, ON- NOVEMBER 29 – Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dunks after passing Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) as the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors 131-128 in overtime in Toronto. November 29, 2018. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

As we know, the Dallas Mavericks really want to be buyers this summer with plenty of money to spare and a number of available free agents. Who are the best available players for the Mavericks next season and going forward?

It is always exciting seeing how the NBA is going to unfold from year to year. The Dallas Mavericks have never been the best team at securing the bag during free agency, but they are almost always major players before the trade deadline. This year, Dallas is really hoping ton break their bad luck streak with free agency signings.

That starts with a healthy salary cap available this summer. When it is all said and done, the Mavs are expected to have around $30 million in cap space to use on new players. That is enough to secure a top level player or multiple guys at the next level down.

The Mavs have the money, but the big difference this year is they have the selling point as well. Dallas has the soon-to-be crowned Rookie of the Year and a likely perennial All-Star going forward. They also have a 25-year-old former All-Star that is ready to get his feet back on the court. Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are going to intrigue some guys.

The Mavs aren’t going to have a real shot at every available free agent this year, but it is interesting to take a look at the guys that would be available to them. Most of these names should be viewed as long shots, but half the fun is speculation.

Here is my list of the top 10 players the Dallas Mavericks could get this summer. There are reasons for each ranking that will be gone over in each section.

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