6 Dallas Mavericks players who are eligible to be traded, 6 who aren't

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3. Not eligible to be traded yet: Dwight Powell

One of the Dallas Mavericks' biggest trades in recent memory came during the 2014-15 season when they traded for Rajon Rondo.

This trade ended up being a disaster, but Dallas still has one player who was included in that trade - Dwight Powell.

Powell was an everyday starter in Dallas for multiple seasons but has taken a back seat this season due to the emergence of Dereck Lively II. Even with his fluctuating role, Powell has not complained a bit and continues to show the elite level of professionalism that the Mavs cherish him for.

Powell has not been great for Dallas this season, as he is averaging just 4.2 points and 3.0 rebounds per game, but I don't see him being someone Dallas moves once he is eligible to be traded on Friday. He means so much to the city, and the organization, and is a great example for the young players.

This doesn't take away from the fact that he hasn't been great for Dallas, but I would shocked if they moved him at the trade deadline.

Teams that need a backup big man could look to make a trade for him, as he is on a team-friendly deal and is solid in the pick and roll, but his regression this season could keep teams from trading for him.