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

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9. Not eligible to be traded yet: Kyrie Irving

The Dallas Mavericks made one of their biggest moves in franchise history last season when they sent Spencer Dinwiddie and Dorian Finney-Smith to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Kyrie Irving and Markieff Morris.

This is a move that most fans expected to push Dallas over the edge and into NBA Finals contention, but the Mavs struggled tremendously after the trade and ended up missing the playoffs. This wasn't on Irving though, and Dallas ended up re-signing him this summer and constructing a much better roster around him and Luka Doncic.

Since Irving was re-signed this summer and had a raise bigger than 20 percent of his salary previously and was signed using bird rights, he can't be traded until January 15.

This can silence the Los Angeles Lakers conspiracy theorists a little longer, and it doesn't look like Irving will be getting moved this season unless something crazy happens. He has been a great duo mate to Doncic this season, and it doesn't make sense to move him.

Dallas did everything they could to build around Irving and Doncic this summer, and they probably won't move Irving considering how well he and Doncic look together. Moving Irving could cause Dallas to plummet down the standings like last season, and the Mavs should just roll with what they have since they have been so successful this season.