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Dallas Mavericks: 5 Kristaps Porzingis trades to consider this offseason

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Kristaps Porzingis trade the Dallas Mavericks could pull off: 1. Unicorn to Boston

Kemba Walker reportedly wants out of Boston. The Mavs were interested in signing him when he was a free agent in 2019. There has already been plenty of talk about the two teams making a swap of former All-Stars.

The Mavericks should look to get Marcus Smart added into the deal. They need to improve their perimeter defense if they are going to make a serious run. Adding both guards gives them some additional playmaking ability, while also leaving them with enough defense. Smart is willing to guard anyone and has made two All-Defensive teams.

Dallas would have to give up a first-round pick and additional salary to acquire Marcus Smart. Dwight Powell makes the math works out. He was drafted by the Celtics and gives them a rim roller to complement Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown.

Boston would need to add a starting point guard if they trade both Kemba and Smart. It appears they will attempt to bring back soon-to-be free agent Evan Fournier. They could add a veteran placeholder with Tatum and Brown doing the majority of the creating.

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The Dallas Mavericks are going to be active and aggressive this offseason. They will be exploring Kristaps Porzingis trades. Stay tuned to see if the Mavs make a deal.