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Dallas Mavericks: Tim Hardaway Jr. hard at work ahead of free agency

Dallas Mavericks Tim Hardaway Jr. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Dallas Mavericks Tim Hardaway Jr. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Mavericks have a massive decision to make in the coming weeks on Tim Hardaway Jr. He is an unrestricted free agent, and the organization must decide on retaining his services. THJ has a $28 million cap hold, so the Mavs must decline it to create space. Their decision is between keeping Hardaway Jr. or chasing big-name free agents. What will Dallas do?

There is mutual interest in a reunion. THJ had his two most efficient seasons with the Mavericks. He has turned into an outstanding catch-and-shoot option. Hardaway Jr. was Dallas’ second-leading scorer in the playoffs and provides a ton of value to the roster. Do they risk losing them with the hopes of landing a big fish in free agency?

Hardaway Jr. is not sweating his decision. He is back at home in Miami and working hard on his game. Here is a look at the latest and more on the type of deal the 6’5 wing will receive this summer.

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Dallas Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. is working hard on his game

Hardaway Jr. showed off his hard work on Instagram on July 8. See the post below.

Fans can see him posting videos daily to his IG Story. THJ continues to improve his game. The 29-year-old is in his prime and figures to take another small step forward next season.

Hardaway Jr. will be looking for a deal worth approximately $20 million per year in free agency. His father made it clear that he wants his son to stay with the Mavericks. Will THJ feel the same way? Can the new front office in Dallas get the deal done? It is one of the many things to watch this offseason.

The Dallas Mavericks will be making moves at the start of August. Keep it locked to The Smoking Cuban for all the latest news, opinions, rumors, and analysis. The action is about to pick up, and fans will not want to miss it.

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