Dallas Mavericks: Josh Green 2020 NBA Draft profile
By Noah Rubinstein
Dallas Mavericks: Josh Green draft profile
Dallas Mavericks fans pleaded all year for a hard-nosed wing defender with the ability to shoot. To solve their desires, many supporters have already fallen in love with potential free agents such as Jerami Grant and Jae Crowder.
Unfortunately, from Deandre Jordan to Kemba Walker, Mavs fans are too familiar with missing out on their dream free agent acquisitions.
So if history repeats itself, what other options do the Mavericks have to fulfill their need for wing depth? The 2020 NBA Draft will be the perfect place to acquire affordable and high-quality players that the Mavs could use right away. Josh Green is one wing to specifically keep an eye on.
Dallas Mavericks should be eyeing Josh Green in 2020 NBA Draft
Green is a 6’6 and 206-pound wing coming out of the University of Arizona with a 6’10 wingspan. The 19-year-old grew up in Australia before attending the IMG Academy in Florida for high school.
This season, Green averaged 12.0 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists, and 1.5 steals in 30.9 minutes per game. The 19-year-old shot 42.4 percent from the field, 36.1 percent on his threes, and 78.0 percent from the free throw line.
Although the statistics tell a story, Josh Green produces much more than a box score can reveal. His versatility, athleticism, and offensive potential are some of the reasons why many teams consider him to be a first-round pick. The real question is if Green is available at 18, should the Dallas Mavericks draft him? Let us take a closer look at Green’s game and fit in Dallas.