5 Pipe dream trade targets for the Dallas Mavericks not named LeBron James

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4. OG Anunoby, Toronto Raptors

Looking for a more conventional pipe dream trade target? OG Anunoby is a player that should be on the Dallas Mavericks' radar at the start of the offseason.

Anunoby may be the most underrated two-way star in the NBA right now, and if he does end up being shopped during the summer, a team is going to come away with a truly impactful budding star. The Mavs should do whatever it takes to get in on that conversation.

On paper, it's pretty clear that the Mavs need a 3-and-D player, and Anunoby is the ultimate 3-and-D star in the league right now. If Dallas can add Anunoby next to Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving, this is a team that would emerge as a legit championship contender in the Western Conference.

But any package for Anunoby will be a big one. Anunoby is just 25 years old and is likely just entering the prime years of his career. A hypothetical trade for Anunoby would take nearly every asset that the Mavs have at their disposal and even then, it may not be enough.

In a perfect offseason world, Anunoby would be near the top when it comes to pipe dream trade targets for the Mavs.