Dallas Mavericks: Resetting the depth chart following the draft
The Dallas Mavericks knocked the 2020 NBA Draft out of the park. They have set the goal of jumping into title contention in 2021 but needed to make roster upgrades to achieve it. The Mavs decision-makers did just that on Nov. 18. They drafted two plus-defenders, one of the best shooters in the class, and traded for a veteran wing in Josh Richardson.
The Mavericks smartly filled their needs. The organization had goals of improving their defense and toughness, plus acquiring a secondary playmaker this offseason. They arguably achieved all three goals on draft night, but they are not done. They would love to add another playmaker and combo forward in free agency.
With four new players on their roster, let us take a look at how the depth chart stands heading into free agency.
Resetting the Dallas Mavericks depth chart following the 2020 NBA Draft
The Mavs currently have 13 players under contract, if you include their first two picks from draft night. Tyler Bey and Nate Hinton will fill their two two-way spots this season. That leaves Dallas with just two roster spaces to fill in free agency.
The Mavericks have their mid-level exception to use and plan on making more moves. There will be signings and additional trades could be on the horizon too.
Fans may be wondering what they need to add and where, so let us take a look at the Dallas Mavericks depth chart following the 2020 NBA Draft.
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