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Dallas Mavericks: Position battles heading into training camp

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Tim Hardaway Jr.
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Tim Hardaway Jr. / Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
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The Dallas Mavericks did not add the marquee free agent they were hoping for this offseason, but they improved their depth by signing Reggie Bullock and Sterling Brown. The two wings give them some versatility and flexibility heading into the 2021-2022 season.

The Mavs biggest offseason move was signing superstar Luka Doncic to a five-year supermax extension worth an estimated $207 million. It was a no-brainer for both sides, but an important step that clears up their present and future.

Bullock and Brown were not the only two additions for the Mavericks. They traded for Moses Brown in the Josh Richardson deal. The Mavs also brought back Tim Hardaway Jr., Boban Marjanovic, and Willie Cauley-Stein. Dallas is a deeper team that has multiple position battles shaping up.

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Dallas Mavericks position battles heading into training camp

Things could still change here. Fans hear the rumors that the Mavs are still be looking to add talent. They currently have 17 players under contract, though. Dallas could pull off a trade before training camp beings on Sept. 28, but that becomes less likely as the days go by.

The Mavericks have a few spots locked in. Luka Doncic is going to be the starting point guard and lead the team in minutes played. Jalen Brunson will be his backup. Kristaps Porzingis is set in the starting five. Tim Hardaway Jr., Reggie Bullock, Dorian Finney-Smith, and Maxi Kleber are all locks for the nightly rotation. There is plenty of minutes to be fought for too.

Here is a look at the Dallas Mavericks' five best position battles heading into training camp.

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