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Dallas Mavericks: Could they trade for Kyle Lowry? Should the Mavs?

Trade deadline Kyle Lowry Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Trade deadline Kyle Lowry Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
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Dallas Mavericks Kyle Lowry Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Could the Dallas Mavericks trade for Kyle Lowry?

The Mavs would love to add a third star. Grabbing a six-time All-Star that can handle the ball, make plays, and sink shots in the clutch would be massive. The Mavericks do not have a player on the roster that has won an NBA championship, but Lowry helped lead the Raptors to the title in 2019. Could the Mavs get him?

First, they would need to match his $30 million salary in a trade. That is doable. The Mavericks have the expiring contracts of James Johnson and Tim Hardaway Jr. to make the math work.

The next piece is offering the Raptors enough to both entice them to make the trade and win the bidding against the 29 other franchises that want a six-time All-Star point guard. The Mavs would need to offer at least one, if not two, first-round picks to get Lowry. They could also dangle their four rookies in the deal.

Yes, the Dallas Mavericks could put together a package for Kyle Lowry. Would it be the one the Toronto Raptors accepted? That is an impossible question to answer, but it is fun to think about how outstanding Lowry would be on the Mavs.

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