Grading 10 Dallas Mavericks trade deadline targets from no-brainer to must-avoid

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The NBA trade deadline will be here before we know it, and the Dallas Mavericks are a team that could be buyers at the deadline.

All of the buzz surrounding the Mavericks is pointing to them wanting to upgrade at the power forward spot, but they have also been in some trade rumblings for some small forwards and centers.

Even after last night's big win over the Philadelphia 76ers, it's clear that Dallas needs to make some moves if they want to make an NBA Finals push this season.

Grading 10 Dallas Mavericks trade deadline targets from no-brainer to must-avoid

Injuries have been Dallas' main problem this season, but it's also abundantly clear that they need some more elite role players and potentially even a third star alongside Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving.

Here are 10 Dallas Mavericks rumored trade targets graded from no-brainer to must-avoid.

10. No-brainer: Andre Drummond

The Dallas Mavericks' most recent rumored trade interest has been in Chicago Bulls center Andre Drummond, and the Mavs making a move for him would be a no-brainer. Drummond would be the perfect backup big man in Dallas, and they could also likely land him for a relatively cheap deal.

This season for the Bulls, Drummond is averaging 7.7 points, 8.3 rebounds, 1.1 steals, and 0.6 blocks per game while shooting 55.3 percent from the field. The Mavs need a backup center with some size, and Drummond would be that and more.

Standing at 6-foot-11 and weighing 279 pounds, Drummond has elite size and strength. When he catches the ball in the post, he is extremely hard to stop and is a strong finisher around the bucket. He is also a great rebounder on both ends of the floor and would be a big upgrade over Dwight Powell and Richaun Holmes.

Dallas' interest in Drummond dates back multiple seasons ago, and this is the type of move that would be a no-brainer for the Mavs.