5 Buyout targets the Dallas Mavericks should sign after the trade deadline

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4. Marcus Morris

If the Dallas Mavericks decide to go a separate direction and trade for frontcourt depth, Marcus Morris may be a great option.

Morris was traded twice on Thursday, and he could be a player that the Mavs pursue on the buyout market. This season, Morris is averaging 6.7 points, 2.9 rebounds, 0.7 assists, and 0.4 steals per game while shooting 43.9 percent from the field and 40 percent from downtown. Morris may not be having as productive of a season as we saw in LA, but he would still be a good end-of-the-bench option for Dallas.

His brother also happens to be on the Mavs.

Dallas traded for Markieff Morris and Kyrie Irving last season, and Morris re-signed on a one-year deal in the 2023 offseason. Markieff would likely be thrilled if the Mavs can land his brother, and he'd also be a solid fit too.

Morris is a great shooter off the catch and he would give the Mavs more size. Standing at 6-foot-8, Morris has the strength to defend some bigger wings and is a capable defender when engaged. He also has vast playoff experience and plays with good physicality, toughness, and energy.

Morris may not move the needle much like some of the other players on this list would, but he would undoubtedly make the Mavs better.