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Dallas Mavericks: 5 trade targets that fit perfectly with Luka Doncic

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Bradley Beal Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Bradley Beal Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
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Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Mavericks have worked their way back to eighth in the Western Conference after a slow start. Luka Doncic has been outstanding all season, but injuries and COVID absences set the team back. The Mavs are finally healthy and starting to fire on all cylinders.

Dallas is in an interesting position as the trade deadline approaches. They have still only played 12 games this season with their preferred starting five all in the lineup. The Mavericks are 9-3 in those games and look like one of the best teams in the Western Conference, but they would be part of the play-in if the season ended today. Do they upgrade or stand pat?

If the Mavericks decide to make a move, they should be searching for a player that is the perfect fit next to superstar Luka Doncic. Here are five targets that could be available before the March 25 trade deadline.

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5 trade targets that would fit perfectly next to Luka Doncic on the Dallas Mavericks

It is no secret that the Mavs want to surround Luka with shooters. The 22-year-old superstar is second in the NBA in drives per game. Dallas wants to open the lane for Doncic and give him shooters to find. The Mavericks would love to add a capable playmaker or third star, but those will be difficult to acquire given the team’s current draft capital.

Here are five players that could be available before the March 25 trade deadline that would fit perfectly on the Dallas Mavericks next to Luka Doncic.

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