4. Herbert Jones
Although there have been some conflicting reports about Herbert Jones and whether the New Orleans Pelicans are shopping him or not, it sounds like he is someone that the Pelicans want to keep long-term.
That doesn't mean that the Dallas Mavericks can't pursue him though.
This season, Jones is averaging 10.7 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.2 steals, and 1.0 blocks per game while shooting 48.1 percent from the field and 39.6 percent from downtown. He is one of the best perimeter defenders in the NBA, and his presence on the wing would be game-changing for the Mavs.
Jones hustles on the glass, knocks down threes off the catch, and has a great feel for the game. When getting downhill, Jones has a great feel for when to go finish at the rim and when to look to pass, and he often finishes above the rim with ease.
The Mavs would be gaining a player who can play either forward spot, and he is just 25 years old. He is also under contract for three more years after this season, and he is the type of player who would thrive next to Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving.
If the Pelicans do end up wanting to trade Jones, the Mavs would be a perfect destination, but it looks as if he could be remaining in New Orleans for the foreseeable future.