Top 10 bench players in Dallas Mavericks history

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9. Keith Van Horn

Another highly productive bench player for Dallas was Keith Van Horn. The 6-foot-10 forward came to the Mavs towards the end of his career.

In two seasons with the team, he averaged 10.1 points per game and shot above 40 percent from the field. In his first season with Dallas, he scored 12.2 points per game and knocked down 37.5 percent of his attempted 3-pointers.

During his second season with the team, he saw a dip in his points per game. He averaged 8.9 points per game and saw limited action during the team's finals run.

However, he was still a valuable asset come playoff time. During the 2006 Western Conference Semifinals, he averaged 6.3 points per game against the San Antonio Spurs. In game 7, he dropped in 9 points while shooting 42.9 percent.

Van Horn was a lengthy offensive player who could score in various ways. He could either back down his opponents inside the paint or shoot the ball from long range.

He proved to a valuable sixth man for Dallas during his two years with the team.

Just imagine if Dallas had Van Horn during his younger days. Would the team have beat the Miami Heat in 2006?