Dallas Mavericks: Examining the depth chart to start 2020-2021 regular season
By Tyler Watts
Dallas Mavericks: Examining the depth chart heading into the regular season
The Dallas Mavericks are a team with growing expectations. They begin the 2020-2021 regular season on Dec. 23 in Phoenix. Luka Doncic and the Mavs will not be happy with another first-round playoff exit. They want to jump into title contention. Most experts are predicting them to finish in the top four in the Western Conference and as a fringe title contender.
The Mavericks marquee addition of the offseason was Josh Richardson. The versatile two-way wing gives Dallas the strong on-ball defender they lacked last season. The Mavs also upgraded their roster with four talented rookies, plus veterans Wesley Iwundu and James Johnson. They added depth, defense, and versatility in the shortened offseason.
Fans got a glimpse of the new additions in the Mavericks’ three preseason games, but how will that translate into the regular season? Let us take a closer look at the team’s depth chart entering the opening night.
Examining the Dallas Mavericks depth chart at the start of the 2020-2021 regular season
The Mavs have 17 players on their roster. Tyler Bey and Nate Hinton are on two-way contracts. In a normal season, that would limit their days with the NBA team to 45, but those restrictions have been relaxed in this shortened campaign. Expect Bey and Hinton to be with the Mavericks most nights, even if they do not dress for the games.
Dallas has a deep 15-man roster heading into the 2020-2021 regular season. Here is a breakdown of their depth chart going into opening night.
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