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Does Bojan Bogdanovic make the Dallas Mavericks a title contender?

Dallas Mavericks, Bojan Bogdanovic
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The Dallas Mavericks are fresh off a run to the conference finals, and they want to build an annual title contender around superstar Luka Doncic. They lost Jalen Brunson in free agency, but the front office improved the frontcourt and drafted a talented rookie that was viewed as one of the best players in his class coming out of high school.

Dallas is still searching for avenues to upgrade their roster. Fans heard the rumblings about adding another ball-handler, but the Mavericks would love to add a more impactful option via trade. The Utah Jazz are the logical partner after they already traded away Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert. Could Dallas capitalize on Utah’s fire sale?

The Mavs are rumored to be interested in Bojan Bogdanovic, but should they trade for the 6’7 forward? Here is a look at the cost, his fit, and the only question Dallas needs to answer when deciding about whether or not to acquire the veteran.

What will it cost for the Dallas Mavericks to acquire Bojan Bogdanovic?

The Jazz prioritized draft picks when trading away Mitchell and Gobert with an emphasis on unprotected selections. Utah wants multiple bites at the apple of drafting a star player, and they will certainly be looking to acquire a first-round pick for Bogdanovic.

The Mavericks want to contend for a championship as soon as possible, but they will have all the first-round picks to trade after the 2023 draft. Is it worth waiting to acquire the next star player that becomes available?

Does Bojan Bogdanovic make the Dallas Mavericks a title contender? If not, they should keep their first-round picks and wait to acquire someone that does. Here is a look at how Bogi fits in Dallas before answering the most important question.