10 players Mavericks might replace Tim Hardaway Jr. with by the trade deadline

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3. Malcolm Brogdon

Malcolm Brogdon was in the trade that sent Jrue Holiday to the Boston Celtics, and the Blazers could end up shopping him at some point this season.

Last season for Boston, Brogdon averaged 14.9 points, 4.2 rebounds, 3.7 assists, and 0.7 steals per game. He was a key piece for Boston off the bench, and he could help any contender with defense, secondary scoring, and 3-point shooting.

Brogdon showcased his elite shooting last season as he shot 44.4 percent from downtown. This was the best 3-point shooting season of his career and was a great bounce-back season.

In the season before, Brogdon struggled tremendously as a shooter and shot 31.2 percent from three. If he can maintain the efficient shooting that he displayed last season, he'll be an even more valuable asset.

Brogdon ended up winning Sixth Man of the Year last season, and his defense and balanced offensive game would be a great fit in Dallas. The Mavs lack a defensive-minded guard off their bench, and Brogdon would be a great leader for that unit.

Brogdon is under contract for two more seasons, and making a move for him now would line up perfectly with Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving's timelines. Dallas is all in on winning now, and this move would make their bench unit more balanced.