Ranking every move of the Dallas Mavericks' offseason so far

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1. Re-signing Kyrie Irving

As constantly mentioned, the Mavs' No. 1 priority this summer was re-signing Kyrie Irving.

Dallas gave up too much at the trade deadline last season for this to turn into a 20-game rental. Irving re-signed on a three-year contract with a player option after the second season. This locks up Irving as Luka Doncic's co-star for the next two years at least.

Irving played great in Dallas last season as he averaged 27.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists, and 1.3 steals per game. He also showed his ability to close out games at a high level, as his performance always seems to go to the next level during the fourth quarter.

Despite Irving's play, the Mavericks struggled after trading for him. They plummeted in the standings and missed the playoffs for the first time since the 2019-19 season. That is the last thing that fans expected, but Irving and Doncic have the chance to contend for the playoffs this season.

Each of the previously listed moves should help the Mavs return to the playoffs, and Irving's fit next to many of these players will be fun to watch. Seth Curry will be a great shooter to space the floor, Grant Williams will help defensively, and both rookies give the Mavs young depth.

Dallas made the right move by re-signing Irving, and they will hopefully contend for a title next season.