Possible Dallas Mavericks free agent targets from every remaining playoff team

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5. Josh Hart

The Knicks don't have many high-level free agents this summer but one player that could become available is Hart.

The 6'4 guard has a player option for $12.9 million this summer and could opt out if he thinks he could get more money elsewhere. Dallas should be one of the first teams to call if he hits the open market.

Hart averaged 9.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists, and 1.2 steals per game this season during his time with the Trail Blazers and Knicks while shooting 52.9 percent from the field. He plays with high basketball I.Q. and is one of the best rebounding guards in the league.

Dallas needs rebounding help, and it would be huge to sign an elite-rebounding guard in free agency. He also plays with great energy and is a good scorer in transition. He would be a perfect player to bring off the bench in Dallas as he hustles, shoots the three effectively, and defends.

Hart can guard one through three, and he stays locked into his defensive assignment. Dallas needs capable defenders to throw into the mix on the wing, and Hart would be a fabulous addition to that group.

He is expected to re-sign with the Knicks, but if he decides to test free agency, Dallas would benefit tremendously if they sign him. He would fit their culture and would bring another deadly shooter to play with Luka Doncic.