Dallas Mavericks: Will they trade Delon Wright this offseason?

Dallas Mavericks Delon Wright (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
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What will the Dallas Mavericks do with Delon Wright this offseason?

It is another difficult question the front office will have to answer before the opening night of the 2020-2021 season. Delon Wright is a skilled guard that can make a massive impact on the floor. He did not seem like the perfect fit for the Mavs, though. Does that mean Dallas moves on, or will they get him another season to find his niche?

Odds the Dallas Mavericks trade Delon Wright this offseason: 65 percent

It seems more likely than not that he will be moved. The Mavs want to upgrade their roster and improve next season. Wright is set to make $9 million, but only play a 20-25 minutes per game role. It presents an opportunity to upgrade that position.

Wright will factor into the decision. If he is happy in Dallas and fine playing a limited role, the Mavericks are more likely to retain him. Wright could want out, though. That only increases the likelihood the Mavs trade him away.

Dallas has plenty of guard depth next season. Jalen Brunson will be back healthy. Luka Doncic is going to handle the lion’s share of the point guard minutes. The Mavericks have one of the league’s best shooters in Seth Curry. Tim Hardaway Jr. is likely to accept his player option. The Mavs also want to bring back Trey Burke.

That makes no mention of additions. Wright will play limited minutes if he is back next season.

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Dallas could use a combo forward that brings the team some toughness and defense. They would be wise to trade Wright to add that type of asset.  Stay tuned to see if the Mavericks can get it done this offseason.