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Dallas Mavericks rumors: Had offers for Robert Covington rejected so far

Dallas Mavericks Robert Covington (Photo by Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Robert Covington (Photo by Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via Getty Images)

Dallas Mavericks rumors will be swirling until the Feb. 6 trade deadline. Kevin O’Connor reported they tried to acquire Robert Covington. See the latest here.

The Dallas Mavericks are going to active leading up to the trade deadline this season. Luka Doncic has changed the trajectory of the franchise since being drafted in 2018. He has taken them from rebuilding to contending in under two years. The 20-year-old was named to his first All-Star team on Thursday.

The Mavs are going to make the playoffs. They want to upgrade their roster to do damage in April and May.

They have a few holes. Dwight Powell suffering a season-ending Achilles injury creating a need for a big man. The Mavs want an upgrade their roster too. The front office is searching for those moves as you read this.

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Here is a look at the latest Dallas Mavericks rumor.

Making inquiries on RoCo

Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer released a superb piece on how the Mavs should view Kristaps Porzingis. Supporters should read the full article here.

O’Connor reports on multiple topics in the piece. He notes the front office has tried to acquire Robert Covington from the Minnesota Timberwolves only to be rejected.

That should not come as a massive surprise. The trade deadline is still two weeks away. Covington is a fit for every team. A 3-and-D combo forward capable of playing switchable defense. The Wolves want to maximize the value they receive. Teams get a bit desperate as the deadline approaches, so there is no rush.

It does not eliminate the Mavericks from acquiring Covington either. They could improve their offer, or Minnesota may decide what Dallas has is the best they can get. Supporters should be excited to know that the front office is active and trying to trade for upgrades. Expect the Mavs to continue searching.

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