Dallas Mavericks rumors: Team trading for Danilo Gallinari?

Dallas Mavericks Danilo Gallinari Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Dallas Mavericks Danilo Gallinari Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports /

Dallas Mavericks rumors: Team trying to trade for Danilo Gallinari

The Dallas Mavericks plan on being active on draft night. They want to contend for the championship next season. That likely means trading the 18th and 31st overall picks in the 2020 NBA Draft for veteran help. There have been plenty of rumors in recent days, and fans got another one just before the draft was about to begin.

The Mavericks have been hot on Danilo Gallinari for over a year. Fans saw the latest rumor just days ago that Dallas wants to sign the free agent this offseason. They may not have the cap space, though. Instead of risking the wait, the Mavs might have other ideas.

Let us take a closer look at the latest rumor plus more on the draft night ahead.

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Rumors: Dallas Mavericks attempting to trade for Danilo Gallinari

Matt Babcock had the latest rumor for Mavericks fans. See his tweet below.

Brad Townsend followed up with this.

Do not rule the move out yet. There is a lot still left to happen on draft night. Fans can be sure the Mavericks want to trade their picks for veterans that help them win next season. Making the right deal is crucial here because it will be the team’s highest draft pick for years. They have already traded their first-rounders in 2021 and 2023, and figure to be in title contention by 2022 pushing the selection into the 20s.

Stay tuned for what promises to be a wild draft night. There is plenty of trade talk between multiple teams. Fans have already seen Al Horford traded for Danny Green plus multiple picks changing hands. Deals could be the theme of the evening. Do not be surprised to see the Mavericks make multiple ones.

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