5 Trade targets for the Dallas Mavericks that make sense, 5 that don't

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6. Makes sense: P.J. Washington

One player that makes sense for the Dallas Mavericks is P.J. Washington as they have been linked to him after showing no interest in him this summer. The Charlotte Hornets forward checks off all the boxes Dallas is looking for. Washington can post up inside the paint and block down low.

It's no wonder the Mavs are the betting favorites to land Washington. According to Gambling.com, Dallas has the top betting odds to obtain Washington at +150. Charlotte has the second-best odds to keep him.

So, why trade for Washington?

Well, it's possible he could help the team's offense. Washington averages 13.8 points per game while shooting 45.3 percent from the field. He does most of his work down low, as he can shoot from mid-range or dunk with power inside.

Washington is also interchangeable, as he can play both the power forward and center positions. He isn't to use his body to keep defenders from scoring inside. Not to mention, Washington can guard multiple positions from one to five.

The problem for Washington is that he isn't an everyday starter in Charlotte. However, whenever he does, he has shown improvement. He is averaging 14.6 points per game and 5.4 rebounds as a starter. It's possible he could thrive in Dallas, as he could work side by side with rookie Dereck Lively II to help boost the Mavs' frontcourt.

So, its very possible Dallas could upgrade their forward spot with Washington.