Dallas Mavericks rumors: Targeting a 15-plus point scorer with size
By Tyler Watts
The Dallas Mavericks are rumored to be targeting a 15-plus point per game scorer with size before the trade deadline according to Brian Windhorst. Find out the latest here.
The Dallas Mavericks are in the thick of the Western Conference playoff race. They sit sixth after Tuesday’s loss to the LA Clippers. The Mavs appear to be a lock to make the postseason, though.
The trade deadline passes on Feb. 6. The Mavericks will be looking to upgrade their roster to make a run in the playoffs. Dwight Powell suffered an Achilles injury that appears serious on Tuesday. That furthers the need for another frontcourt option in Dallas.
Here is a look at the most recent Dallas Mavericks rumor.
Mavs targeting 15-point scorer
ESPN’s The Jump discussed Kristaps Porzingis’ return to the lineup and how good Dallas can be on Tuesday. Fans can watch the segment here.
During the chat, David Fizdale and Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady brought up what the Mavericks need to do at the trade deadline. Brian Windhorst noted that they are searching for a player that scores 15 points per game with size.
It will be interesting to see if the Mavs can acquire that player. They have the assets to get the deal done. Finding the perfect fit is the key.
Robert Covington, Marcus Morris, and Julius Randle all spring to mind as options. Remember the Mavericks traded for Kristaps Porzingis before the deadline last season, and nobody saw it coming. They could pull off a similar move in the coming weeks.
Supporters can expect the front office to be active leading up to the deadline. The Mavericks see an opportunity to make a deep run. They are not going to let that slip away. Stay tuned to see what they can get done before Feb. 6.