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Can the Dallas Mavericks take advantage of the Utah Jazz rebuild?

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What pieces could the Dallas Mavericks acquire from the Utah Jazz?

This comes down to what the Mavs are willing to put in a return package. Utah is looking for young talent and draft picks in any deal as they enter an all-out rebuild.

The Mavericks have Josh Green and rookie second-round pick Jaden Hardy to offer in trades for veterans, plus a limited chest of draft choices. Dallas can trade two first-round picks, which turns into three if their 2023 first-rounder conveys to New York next summer. The Mavs own just their 2025, 2027, and 2029 second-round picks too. Their limited assets eliminate them from the market for a star player, but they have enough to acquire a veteran role player.

Bojan Bogdanovic and Patrick Beverley are likely at the top of the Mavericks' wish list with Dallas registering some interest in Mike Conley, Jordan Clarkson, Malik Beasley, and Jarred Vanderbilt. The Jazz wanted Vanderbilt in the deal from Minnesota, so he could stay in Utah as a piece they are looking to build around long-term. The other five players are certainly within the Mavericks' price range.

Will the Dallas Mavericks step up and make a trade to acquire a piece from the Jazz’s impending fire sale?

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