3 Contracts the Dallas Mavericks must shed during the offseason

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2. Tim Hardaway Jr.

Dallas Mavericks fans have had a love-hate relationship with Tim Hardaway Jr. over the last couple of seasons.

Hardaway Jr. came to Dallas as part of the Kristaps Porzingis trade during the 2018-19 season, and he has been a great, but unreliable role player for the team. As a Mav, he has career averages of 15.7 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 0.6 steals per game. He has taken his defense up a notch this year as he has become excellent at drawing charges, but his overall defense remains a concern.

Hardaway Jr. struggles on the perimeter despite being a solid athlete, and he can't be relied upon to guard elite offensive players. He gives up what he gives on the offensive end, but his offense has been something that has been crucial for Dallas for multiple seasons.

He is an excellent 3-point shooter, and he scores in bunches. When Hardaway Jr. gets hot from downtown, he is difficult to stop. The Mavs typically win when he has a good shooting night, but his unreliability is not ideal.

Hardaway Jr.'s contract expires next summer, and he is set to make just under $16.2 million next season. He could be an attractive asset for another contender, and the Mavs could look to move him this summer, considering that they were reportedly trying to move him last summer.