Dallas Mavericks: 3 predictions for Josh Richardson in the 2020-2021 season

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Prediction for Dallas Mavericks wing Josh Richardson: 1. Career-year as Mavs leap

The 27-year-old is in his prime, starting next to a generational talent in Luka Doncic, and playing on the best team of his career. Richardson seems happy to be in Dallas. His energy and on-court toughness will pay massive dividends for the Mavericks.

The 6’5 wing brings a versatile skill set to Dallas. Coach Rick Carlisle will figure out the perfect way to use it too. Richardson can score 15 points per game with four assists, 1.5 steals, and 0.9 blocks. He will produce his most efficient shooting percentages, thanks to the Mavericks’ floor spacing. JRich also takes a step forward on the defensive end and helps the Mavs become a top ten team on that end of the floor.

Josh Richardson’s career year will be a key part of the Dallas Mavericks securing homecourt in the first round of the playoffs. They will finish third in the Western Conference before upsetting the LA Clippers in the second round of the playoffs. The Lakers will top Dallas in the Conference Finals, but Richardson’s impact will see him re-sign with the Mavericks on a long-term deal.

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