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

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3. Doesn't make sense: Miles Bridges

Another wing the Dallas Mavericks have shown interest in is Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges. He's having one of his best seasons and could be an upgrade for Dallas.

Bridges is averaging 20.8 points per game with 7.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists. Bridges is shooting 45.5 percent from the court and knocking down 35.9 percent of his attempted 3-pointers. Last month, he balled out for the Hornets. He averaged 23.2 points per game and shot 41.2 percent from downtown. He had his best game against the Chicago Bulls, scoring 30 points with 15 rebounds while shooting 55 percent.

He has all the intangibles to help take the Mavs to the next level. However, he comes with a lot of risks. Bridges is on an expiring contract and will be a free agent this summer. If Dallas traded for him, it's possible he could leave in the summer.

Another risk would be Charlotte's asking price. It's possible they could demand a first-round pick and that is something the Mavs wouldn't want to give that up.

Lastly, his culture might not fit the mold in Dallas. His off-court issues could be a distraction for the team. The Mavs should instead focus on P.J. Washington, a power forward who can help solve the team's dilemma at the four.