This veteran wing is the perfect 10-day contract target for the Dallas Mavericks

Tyler Watts
Dallas Mavericks, Jason Kidd, Luka Doncic
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Jeremy Lamb could play the best basketball of his career on the Dallas Mavericks

Lamb’s playing time was down with the Pacers last season before being traded to Sacramento in the Tyrese Haliburton for Domantas Sabonis swap. The 6’4 wing played slightly better with the Kings, but it was a down year that resulted in him going unsigned this offseason.

From 2017 to 2021, Lamb shot 38.9 percent on his catch-and-shoot 3-pointers as he averaged 13.2 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 1.0 steal in 26.0 minutes per game. He shot 44.7 percent from the field and 87.7 percent on his free throws over that stretch. Lamb has struggled with injuries, but he has proven that he can be a valuable rotation player when healthy and in the right situation.

Lamb would be in a defensive scheme that has brought the best out of players like Reggie Bullock, and he would get plenty of wide-open catch-and-shoot 3-pointers playing off of Luka Doncic. The Mavs need someone that can handle the ball and make a few plays. Lamb could put his entire skill set on display if he is given the chance to play in Dallas.

The Dallas Mavericks have had their share of misses on players that seemingly fit around Doncic, but signing Jeremy Lamb to a ten-day contract gives the front office the best of both sides of the coin.