10 Free agents the Dallas Mavericks should sign to fill final roster spot

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After making a sign-and-trade for Klay Thompson that sent Josh Green to the Charlotte Hornets and second-round picks to the Golden State Warriors, the Dallas Mavericks now only have one open roster spot.

Dallas has three new additions for this upcoming season, as they signed Naji Marshall, traded for Quentin Grimes, and signed Thompson, and now it's time to start thinking about who the Mavs will give that final roster spot to.

Nico Harrison and the front office have filled out this roster beautifully from top to bottom, and this final player that they'll likely sign over the next couple of weeks could thrust the Mavs to the top of the Western Conference once again depending on who it is.

10 Free agents the Dallas Mavericks should sign to fill final roster spot

The Mavs obviously need a point-of-attack defender considering that Derrick Jones Jr. signed with the LA Clippers, and although Grimes could fill in that role, his knee injury could hinder him from ever returning to peak form.

The Mavs also need another ball handler to come off the bench, because as things stand, Luka Doncic, Kyrie Irving, Dante Exum, and Jaden Hardy (if you believe he'll take another step on his road to improve as a playmaker) are the teams only trusted ball handlers.

Regardless of how stacked Dallas' roster is right now, this final roster spot will be a big decision for the Mavs front office.

Here are 10 free agents the Dallas Mavericks should sign to fill their final roster spot.

10. Spencer Dinwiddie

Regardless of how Spencer Dinwiddie turned his back on the Mavs last season and signed with the Los Angeles Lakers after he was bought out, he is definitely someone the team should consider signing with their final roster spot. The Mavs have already shown interest in Dinwiddie, and he would immediately become the team's third ball handler, even having the chance to be one of the first players off the bench.

Last season, Dinwiddie averaged 10.5 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 4.7 assists per game while shooting 39.2 percent from the field and 33.7 percent from downtown. This was an inefficient season for Dinwiddie in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, but he'd have the perfect opportunity to bounce back in Dallas.

Dinwiddie already knows how to play alongside Doncic, as he and Luka took the team all the way to the Western Conference Finals in 2022, and he and the organization already have a level of familiarity with each other.

Dinwiddie was well-liked by his teammates in Dallas, and he helped tremendously with the younger guys. Hardy was someone who spoke highly of Dinwiddie when they were teammates, and having Dinwiddie back on the roster would be an easy adjustment.

Dinwiddie's ability to play off the ball and lead the offense when needed is intriguing, and he'd be a great pickup for the Mavs as they try to solidify their roster.